CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 19

Box 20: Eighty-third Congress:  Ways and Means; Eighty-fourth Congress:  Agriculture

F 1: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/Old Age Pensions:  Townsend Plan.

a. Correspondence re public opinion in favor of a bill which will amend the Social Security Act to provide direct Federal Pensions; leaflet.

b. Leaflet:  "Labor and the Townsend Plan."

F 2: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Townsend Plan (H. R. 2446/ H. R. 2447).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2446; H. R. 2447.

b. H. R. 2446:  "To provide every adult citizen in the United States with equal basic Federal social security payments, permitting retirement with benefits at age sixty, and also covering total disability, from whatever cause, for certain citizens under sixty; to give protection to widows with children, to provide an ever-expanding market for goods and services through the payment and distribution of such benefits in the ratio to the nation's steadily increasing ability to produce with the cost of such benefits to be carried by every citizen in proportion to the income privileges he enjoys" (Homer D. Angell - Oregon).*

c. H. R. 2447 [same title as H. R. 2446] (Robert T. Secrest - Ohio).

F 3: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Social Security/Old Age Pensions:  Welfare.

a. Correspondence re Public opinion on a fixed pension to be paid to persons over sixty-five directly from Federal funds; booklet.

b. Booklet:  "Report of the Temporary State Commission to Study Federally Aided Welfare Programs."

F 4: Ways and Means, Committee on: Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Welfare:  Oklahoma.

Correspondence re Old Age Assistance legislation in the state of Oklahoma.

F 5: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Tariffs:  General.

a. Correspondence re public opinion on tariff adjustments; newspaper clipping.

b. Newspaper clipping:  Wall Street Journal:  Steelmakers Seek U. S. Curb on Rising Scrap Exports; Pittsburgh Scrap Prices Rise $1.50 a ton to $34."

F 6: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Tariffs:  Glass/Glass Products.

Correspondence re adverse effect which a lowering of tariffs would have on the glass industry of Oklahoma.

F 7: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Tariffs:  Import Quotas.

a. Correspondence re booklet.

b. Booklet:  O. R. Strackbein (Chairman, ...):  "The Import Quota/Suitable Instrument for a Liberal Trade Policy."

F 8: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Tariffs:  Oil.

a. Correspondence re oil imports; speech.

b. Speech:  Roy J. Turner:  "What Shall We Do About Imports?"

F 9: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Tariffs:  Oil (H. R. 2870).

Correspondence re H. R. 2870 ["To establish quota limitations on imports of foreign residual fuel oil" (James E. Van Zandt - Pennsylvania)].

F 10: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Tariffs:  Tariff Rates (H. R. 9159).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9159.

b. H. R. 9159:  "To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 so as to provide a permanent procedure for adjustment of tariff rates on a selective basis, to regulate the flow of imported articles on a basis of fair competition with domestic articles, and for other purposes" (Allen Oakley Hunter - California).

F 11: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Tariffs:  Trade Agreements (H. R. 4294).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4294.

b. H. R. 4294: "To extend the authority of the President to enter into trade agreements under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes" (Richard M. Simpson - Pennsylvania).*

F 12: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Tariffs:  Trade Agreements (H. R. 5495/H. R. 5496).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5495; H. R. 5496.

b. H. R. 5495 [same title and author as H. R. 4294].

c. H. R. 5496:  "To amend the Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1951 and certain other provisions of law to provide adequate protection for American workers, miners, farmers, and producers" (Richard M. Simpson - Pennsylvania).

F 13: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Tariffs:  Trade Agreements (H. R. 5894):  Correspondence.  Correspondence re H. R. 5894 ["To amend the Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1951 and certain other provisions of law to provide adequate protection for American workers, miners, farmers, and producers" (Richard M. Simpson - Pennsylvania)].

F 14: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Tariffs:  Trade Agreements (H. R. 5894):  Legislation and Data.

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 5894.

b. H. R. 5894:  "To amend the Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1951 and certain other provisions of law to provide adequate protection for American workers, miners, farmers, and producers" (Richard M. Simpson - Pennsylvania).*

F 15: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Tariffs:  Trade Agreements (H. R. 9474).

Correspondence re H. R. 9474 ["To extend the authority of the President to enter into trade agreements under section 350 of the Tariff Act to 1930, as amended" (Daniel A. Reed - New York)].

F 16: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Tariffs:  Zinc and Lead.

Correspondence re shutdown of mining and smelting companies.

F 17: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  General.

Correspondence re requests for re-enactment of Section 112 (b) of the Internal Revenue Code; tax levy on contest sponsored by commercial enterprises; as well as other revisions and improvements in tax legislation.

F 18: Ways and means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Admissions.

a. Correspondence re public opinion on excise taxes on amusements; newspaper clipping.

b. Newspaper clipping:  Oklahoma City Times:  "State Luxury Purchases Down."

F 19: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Admissions (H. R. 6).

Correspondence re H. R. 6 ["To provide that the tax on admissions shall not apply to admissions to a moving-picture admissions" (Noah M. Mason - Illinois)].

F 20: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Admissions (H. R. 157).

Correspondence re H. R. 157 ["To provide that the tax on admissions shall not apply to admissions to a moving-picture admissions" (Noah M. Mason - Illinois)].

F 21: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Admissions (H. R. 3468).

Correspondence re H. R. 3468 ["To amend section 1701 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code to provide that the tax on admissions shall not apply in the case of any admission, all the proceeds of which inure exclusively to the benefit of a nonprofit community amateur theater" (Frank T. Bow - Ohio)].

F 22: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Admissions:  Athletic Events (H. R. 3635).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3635.

b. H. R. 3635:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from tax admissions to athletic games, if the proceeds inure exclusively to the benefit of a junior college" (Brady Gentry - Texas).*

F 23: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Child Care.

Correspondence re legislation permitting income tax deduction to certain employed parents for expenses of the care of their children.

F 24: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Child Care (H. R. 6510/H. R. 8071/S. 2157).

a. H. R. 6510:  "To allow a parent, under certain circumstances, to deduct for income tax purposes amounts paid for the care of children while the parent is working, and to allow an income tax exemption for any child who is supported by the taxpayer and who is a member of his household" (Lester Holtzman - New York).

b. H. R. 8071:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow the taxpayer to deduct from gross income, as a nontrade or nonbusiness expense, the cost of providing care for certain dependents if such care is required because the taxpayer is gainfully employed" (Page Belcher - Oklahoma).

c. S. 2157:  "To permit deduction for income-tax purposes of certain expenses incurred by working mothers in providing care for their while they are at work" (Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota).

F 25: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Bonds.

Correspondence re legislation subjecting certain state and municipal bonds to Federal taxation.

F 26: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Cigarettes (H. R. 3078).

Correspondence re H. R. 3078 ["Relating to the venue of actions for violations of the act entitled 'An act to assist States in collecting sales and use taxes on cigarettes'" (Thomas A. Jenkins - Ohio)].

F 27: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Cigarettes:  Veterans (H. R. 4391).

Correspondence re H. R. 4391 ["To exempt from tax cigarettes sold to veterans' organizations for distribution, as gifts, to hospitalized veterans" (Frank J. Becker - New York)].

F 28: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Cooperatives:  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re tax exemptions on certain business organizations; booklet; leaflets.

b. Booklet:  "The Billion Dollar Jackpot"

c. Leaflet:  National Tax Equality Association:  "The Income Tax Escape of 25 Regional Cooperatives."

d. Leaflet:  Reprint of Reader's Digest article by Noah M. Mason, "The Biggest Tax Loophole of Them All."

F 29: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Cooperatives:  Data.

a. Miscellaneous Data:  Detailed company index; booklets.

b. Booklet:  Public Information Committee on the Cotton Industries:  "How Cooperatives and Mutual Businesses Escape the Federal Income Tax."

c. Booklet:  L. Shirley Tark:  "Tax Favoritism."

F 30: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Corporate.

a. Correspondence re taxes levied on small business; leaflets.

b. Leaflet:  "Washington Memogram:"  "What Congress Should Know About Small Business."

c. Leaflet:  National Tax Equality Association:  "Income Tax-Free Dairy Cooperatives Enter Retail Field."

F 31: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Dependents.

Correspondence re public opinions and proposals concerning certain classes of dependents (mainly the physically handicapped, the blind, and the aged) that should be considered as exemptions for tax income purposes.

F 32: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Dependent Care (H. R. 8071).

Correspondence re H. R. 8071 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow the taxpayer to deduct from gross income, as a nontrade or nonbusiness expense, the cost of providing care for certain dependents if such care is required because the taxpayer is gainfully employed" (Page Belcher - Oklahoma)].

F 33: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Depreciation. 

a. Correspondence re President Eisenhower's recommendation for liberalized depreciation policy on production equipment; booklet.

b. Booklet:  National Machine Tool Builders' Association:  "Proposals For Tax Revision."

F 34: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Dividends/Interest. 

a. Correspondence re request for changes in tax legislation; double taxation; article.

b. Article:  Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, and Beane:  "Wanted:  A Square Tax Deal for the Investor."

F 35: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Excess Profits.

Correspondence re public opinion on the excess profits tax law.

F 36: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Excise.

Correspondence re public opinion on the excise tax bill, which "proposes relief to eleven industries from permanent tax rates while proposing to make permanent to temporary Korean increase on liquor industry;" renewal of the $1.00 per barrel tax on beer.

F 37: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Excise:  Cabaret.

Correspondence with American Federation of Musicians re proposed "reduction of the night club and cabaret tax to ten percent as provided for in the bill passed by the House of Representatives."

F 38: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Excise:  Handbags.

Correspondence re public support to remove the 20% retail excise tax on handbags.

F 39: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Excise:  Musical Instruments.

Correspondence re public opinion on the excise tax on musical instruments.

F 40: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Excise:  Telephone/Telegraph.

Correspondence re public opinion on the repeal of the telephone tax and telegraph tax.

F 41: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953-1954).  Taxes:  Excise:  Transportation.

Correspondence re reduction or repeal of the 15 percent Federal transportation tax.

F 42: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Exemptions.

Correspondence re increase in personal tax exemption, or the reduction or elimination on Federal excise or sales taxes on items in everyday use.

F 43: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Exemptions (H. R. 8049/S. 2983).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8049; S. 2983.

b. H. R. 8049:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code so as to increase the personal exemption and the exemption for dependents to $800.00 for the 1954 taxable year and to $1000 for succeeding taxable years" (W. M. (Don) Wheeler - Georgia).

c. S. 2983 [same title as H. R. 8049] (Walter F. George - Georgia; Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma; J. Allen Frear, Jr. - Delaware).

F 44: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Gasoline.

Correspondence re President Eisenhower's statement on highways in State of the Union Message; statement that "the Oklahoma Highway Users are opposed to linking federal aid with federal automotive excise taxes."

F 45: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Health care expenses.

Correspondence re public opinion on legislation which would permit all people to deduct all medical and hospital bills from their federal income tax.

F 46: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Income averaging. 

a. Correspondence re statements.

b. Statement:  "... of M. Francis Bravman on a Proposal to Permit Lifetime Averaging of Income by Individuals/ A Tax Plan to Reward, Not Penalize Extra Effort"

c. Statement:  John I. Taylor (President, Oklahoma Farm Bureau):  "Averaging of Income."

F 47: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Internal Revenue Service.

Correspondence re public opinion in opposition of taxes in general and the Internal Revenue Service; maladministration of tax laws and the resulting corruption.

F 48: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Patents (H. R. 7645/H. R. 7646).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7645; H. R. 7646.

b. H. R. 7645:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide that revenue from the sale or license of patents shall be treated as capital gains" (A. Sidney Camp - Georgia).

c. H. R. 7646:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide a percentage depletion allowance for patents" (A. Sidney Camp - Georgia).

F 49: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Pension Income (H. R. 3844).

Correspondence re H. R. 3944 ["Granting exemption from income tax with respect to $1,500, of the amount paid to any individual by the United States or by any State or political subdivision thereof as a pension, retired or retirement pay, or as a retirement annuity" (Victor A.  Knox - Michigan)].

F 50: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Pension Income (H. R. 5180).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5180.

b. H. R. 5180:  "To amend section 22 (b) of the Internal Revenue Code so as to provide that $125 per month of retirement income shall be nontaxable" (Noah M. Mason - Illinois).*

F 51: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Safety Deposit Boxes.

Correspondence re public opinion support of a ten, rather than twenty, percent tax on safe deposit box rentals.

F 52: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Tax Bill (H. R. 8300).

Correspondence re H. R. 8300 ["To revise the Internal Revenue laws of the United States" (Daniel A. Reed - New York)].

F 53: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Tax Bill (H. R. 8300):  Forestry.

Correspondence re "opposition of the timber men to changes in the capital gains treatment accorded income from the cutting or disposal of timber" in H. R. 8300 ["To revise the Internal Revenue laws of the United States" (Daniel A. Reed - New York)].

F 54: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Tax revision.

Correspondence re suggestions on tax reform within corporate and non-corporate enterprises; capital gains; dividends budget; other tax measures.  Also included is a copy of the Congressional Record with "The Real Issue" by David Lawrence inserted as extension of remarks by Herbert B. Warburton (Representative, Delaware).

F 55: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Tax Revision (H. R. 1559).

Correspondence re H. R. 1559 ["To equalize taxation and provide revenue" (Noah M. Mason - Illinois).

F 56: Ways and Means, Committee on (1953).  Taxes:  Unemployment Taxes (H. R. 5173).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5137.

b. H. R. 5137:  "To provide that the excess of collections from the Federal unemployment tax over unemployment compensation administrative expenses shall be used to establish and maintain a $200 million reserve in the Federal unemployment account which will be available for advances to the States, to provide that the remainder of such excess shall be returned to the States, and for other purposes" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).*

F 57: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Taxes:  Wagering Tax Stamps (H. R. 7190).

Correspondence re H. R. 7190 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide that internal revenue agents may be compelled to testify in certain State courts concerning purchases of wagering tax stamps" (William C.  Lantaff - Florida).

F 58: Ways and Means, Committee on (1954).  Unemployment (H. R. 9430).

Correspondence re H. R. 9430 ["To provide for unemployment reinsurance grants to the States to revise, extend, and improve the unemployment insurance program, and for other purposes" (Aime J. Forand - Rhode Island)].

EIGHTY-FOURTH CONGRESS (1955-1957)

F 59: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-56).  Acreage allotments.

Correspondence re Public concern of the economic situation confronting the farmers and agricultural industry within Oklahoma, especially strong concern about acreage allotments.

F 60: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-57).  Acreage Allotments (H. R. 2370/H. R. 2420).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2370; H. R. 2420.

b. H. R. 2370:  "To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to establish policies and programs for the use of acreage diverted from production by the establishment of acreage allotments" (H. Carl Andersen - Minnesota).

c. H. R. 2420:  "To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to establish policies and programs for the use of acreage diverted from production by the establishment of acreage allotments" (Fred Marshall - Minnesota).

F 61: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Acreage Allotments (H. R. 7367).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7367.

b. H. R. 7367:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended" (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).*

F 62: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Agricultural Conservation Program (H. R. 1573).

Correspondence re H. R. 1573 ["To repeal section 348 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938" (Clifford R. Hope - Kansas).

F 63: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-1957).  Alfalfa.

Correspondence re "Memo on Alfalfa Subcommittee."

F 64: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Aphids.

a. Correspondence re Public opinions concerning the spotted alfalfa aphid problem: Booklets; newspaper articles; leaflet; H. R. 10502.

b. Booklet:  "Spotted Alfalfa Aphid Conference/A Discussion of a Serious Insect Pest of Alfalfa."

c. Booklet:  G. A. Bieberdorf and D. E. Bryan:  "Research on the ... Spotted Alfalfa Aphid/A Progress Report."

d. Newspaper Article:  John Clipperly:  "Official Notes Alfalfa Aphid Threat; Federal Aid Sought."

e. Newspaper Article:  "Aphids Still Big Problem In SEK Area"

f. Newspaper Article:  "Spotted Alfalfa Aphid Destruction Seen."

g. Newspaper Article:  Burkett H. Wamsley:  "Farmers in Militant Fight on Spotted Alfalfa Aphid."

h. Leaflet:  "Fighting Alfalfa Aphid."

i. H. R. 10502:  "To provide for the control of destructive aphids" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 65: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Aphid Control (H. R. 10502).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 10502; Congressional Record.

b. H. R. 10502:  "To provide for the control of destructive aphids" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

c. Remarks:  Carl Albert:  Congressional Record:  "Damage to Alfalfa Crops by the Spotted Alfalfa Aphid."

F 66: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Bankhead-Jones Act (H. R. 161, et at./S. 1371).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 161; H. R. 5088; H. R. 6071; H. R. 6815; S. 1371.

b. H. R. 161:  "To authorize the sale of certain lands administered under title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act" (W. R. Poage - Texas)

c. H. R. 5088:  "To promote an agricultural development program under title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, and for other purposes" (Harold D.  Cooley - North Carolina).

d. H. R. 6071:  "To authorize the conveyance of lands acquired pursuant to the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act" (Carl Vinson - Georgia).

e. H. R. 6815:  "To provide for the orderly disposition of property acquired under title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, and for other purposes" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

f. S. 1371:  "To promote an agricultural development program under title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, and for other purposes" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

F 67: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Cattle.

a. Correspondence re development of a national beef promotion program; booklet.

b. Booklet:  Hearing on "Heavy Fed Beef." Eighty- Fourth Congress.

F 68: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Cattle (S. 4135).

Correspondence re S. 4135 ["Amending the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to permit deductions for a self- help beef-promotion program" (Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota; Andrew F. Schoeppel - Kansas; James O. Eastland - Mississippi)].

F 69: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-56).  Committee Materials.

Correspondence re "Schedule of Hearings"; House Committee on Agriculture-Organization; "Interesting Facts Concerning First Session 84th Congress"; Agricultural Adjustment Act.

F 70: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-1956).  Committee Materials:  Schedules.

Correspondence re "Schedule of Hearings;" Cancellation of Meetings."

F 71: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-1956).  Committee Materials:  Trips.

Correspondence re "Agriculture Committee to Visit Dominican Republic;" request to prepare voucher for committee trip.

F 72: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Commodity Distribution.

Correspondence with Robert S. Byrd (Representative, West Virginia) re response to "hearings of legislation which would authorize the Commodity Credit Corporation to process foods, such as wheat and corn, for distribution to needy people."

F 73: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 284/H. R. 5208).

a Correspondence re H. R. 284; H. R. 5208.

b. H. R. 284:  "To amend section 416 of the Agriculture Act of 1949 so as to authorize disposal of surplus farm products to Federal, State, and local hospitals and penal and correctional institutions" (John L.  McMillan - South Carolina).

c. H. R. 5208:  "To authorize donations of surplus agricultural commodities to penal institutions where such donations will directly reduce expenditures from public funds" (Leroy Johnson - California).

F 74: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 2851).

Correspondence re H. R. 2851 ["To make agricultural commodities owned by the commodity Credit Corporation available to persons in need in areas of acute distress" (W. Pat Jennings - Virginia)].

F 75: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 2871).

Correspondence re H. R. 2871 ["To authorize the Commodity Credit Corporation to process food commodities for donation under certain acts" (Carl D. Perkins - Kentucky)].

F 76: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 9509/S. 2819).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9509; S. 2819.

b. H. R. 9509:  "To amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 and the act of June 28, 1937, in order to authorize disposal of surplus farm commodities, and products thereof, to Federal, State, and local penal and correctional institutions" (Dewitt S. Hyde - Maryland).

c. S. 2819 [same title as H. R. 9509] (J. Glenn Beall - Maryland).

F 77: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Commodity Exchange Act (S. 1051). 

a. Correspondence re S. 1051.

b. S. 1051:  "To amend sections 8a (4) of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).*

F 78: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-56).  Cotton.

a. Correspondence re resolutions adopted by groups of farmers and businessmen; Public concern of the farmers who are threatened by severe hardships and suffering due to the reduction in cotton acreage allotments;" Compensatory Payment Plan; leaflet.

b. Leaflet:  Extension of Remarks in Congressional Record by John J. Riley (South Carolina):  "The Threat to Cotton Textiles and to Cotton Growers."

F 79: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Cotton (H. R. 4833).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4833.

b. H. R. 4833:  "To amend the United States Cotton Standards Act, and for other purposes" (Thomas G.  Abernethy - Mississippi).

F 80: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Cotton:  Acreage Allotments (H. R. 3952).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3952; Report 58; newspaper article; Congressional Record.

b. H. R. 3952:  "To amend the cotton-marketing quota provisions of 1938, as amended" (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).*

c. House Report 58 (H. R. 3952):  "Cotton Acreage Allotments."*

d. Newspaper Article:  Oklahoman-Times Washington Bureau:  "Senators' Cut in Cotton Acres Makes Sooners Hopping Mad."

e. Report:  William M. Colmer (Mississippi):  "Cotton Acreage Allotments."

F 81: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Cotton (H. Con. Res. 58/S. 259/S. 261). 

a. Correspondence re H. Con. Res. 58; S. 259; S. 261.

b. H. Con. Res. 58:  "Creating a joint committee to investigate drought conditions and the drought program" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

c. S. 259:  "To amend certain provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended" (James O. Eastland - Mississippi; Lister Hill - Alabama; John C. Stennis - Mississippi; Richard B.  Russell - Georgia; Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; J. William Fulbright - Arkansas).

d. S. 261:  "To amend the cotton marketing quota provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended" (James O. Eastland - Mississippi; Richard B. Russell - Georgia; Lister Hill - Alabama; Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; John C. Stennis - Mississippi; J. William Fulbright - Arkansas).

F 82: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Cranberries.

Correspondence re cranberry marketing order.

F 83: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Cranberries (H. R. 8384/S. 2933). 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8384; S. 2933.

b. H. R. 8384:  "To amend section 8c (2) of the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended" (Donald W. Nicholson - Massachusetts).

c. S. 2933 [same title as H. R. 8384] (Leverett Saltonstall - Massachusetts; John F. Kennedy - Massachusetts).

d. S. 2933 [same title as H. R. 8384] (Leverett Saltonstall - Massachusetts; John F. Kennedy - Massachusetts).

F 84: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Dairy:  General.

Correspondence re statement concerning certain recommendations from the National Creameries Association, as well as farm legislation in general.  Includes letter concerning the Schain test.

F 85: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Dairy (H. R. 60).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 60.

b. H. R. 60:  "To provide for supports for dairy products at 85 to 90 percent of parity" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 86: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Dairy (H. R. 4360).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4360.

b. H. R. 4360:  "To establish milk and butterfat as basic agricultural commodities, and for other purposes."  (Lester R. Johnson - Wisconsin).

F 87: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Dairy (H. R. 8320).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8320; Report 1471.

b. H. R. 8320:  "To amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 and the Agricultural Act of 1954 with respect to the special school mild program and the brucellosis eradication program for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956" (Thomas G. Aberneathy - Mississippi).

c. Senate Report 1471 (H. R. 8320):  "Expansion of the Special School MilK Accelerated Brucellosis Eradication and Veterans and Armed Forces Milk Programs."

F 88: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Drought:  General.

Correspondence re recommendations on drought areas.

F 89: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Drought (S. 1628).

Senate Report 206 (S. 1628):  "Emergency Acreage Allotments in Disaster Areas."*

F 90: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Experimental Stations (H. R. 5562/S. 1759).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5562; S. 1759.

b. H. R. 5562:  "To consolidate the Hatch Act of 1887 and laws supplementary thereto relating to the appropriation of Federal funds for the support of agricultural experiment stations in the States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico" (Henry Aldous Dixon - Utah).

c. S. 1759 [same title as H. R. 5562] (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

F 91: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Farm Bill (H. R. 12).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 12; Report 203, Part I and II; Document No. 380; Congressional Report.

b. H. R. 12:  "To amend the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, with respect to price supports for basic commodities" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina). 

c. House Report 203, Part I and II (H. R. 12):  "Price Support Programs for Basic Commodities, Wheat, and Dairy Products."

d. Document No. 380:  "Message From the President of the United States Returning Without Approval the Bill (H. R. 12) Designated as the 'Agricultural Act of 1956.'"

e. Congressional Report:  Clifford R. Hope (Kansas):  "The Domestic Parity Plan for Wheat."

F 92: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Farm Bill (H. R. 10875).

a. H. R. 10875:  "To enact the Agricultural Act of 1956" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

b. House Report 2077 (H. R. 10875):  "1956 Farm Bill."

F 93: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Farm Bureau.

a. Correspondence re direct subsidy payments to agriculture; booklet.

b. Booklet:  American Farm Bureau Federation:  "Annual Report of Roger Fleming."

F 94; Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Farm Credit.

Correspondence re public opinion on farm credit bill.

F 95: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Farm Credit (H. R.  5168/S. 1286).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5168; S. 1286; House Report 863.

b. H. R. 5168:  "To provide for retirement of the Government capital in certain institutions operating under the supervision of the Farm Credit Administration; to increase borrower participation in the management and control of the Federal Farm Credit System; and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).*

c. S. 1286:  "To provide for retirement of the Governmental capital in certain institutions operating under the supervision of the Farm Credit Administration; to increase borrower participation in the management and control of the Federal Farm Credit System; and for other purposes" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

d. House Report 863 (H. R. 5168):  "Farm Credit Act of 1955."

F 96: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Farm Credit (H. R.  10875/H. R. 10315/S. 3350).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 10285; H. R. 10315; S. 3550.

b. H. R. 10285:  "To merge production credit corporations in Federal intermediate credit banks; to provide for retirement of Government capital in Federal intermediate credit banks; to provide for supervision of production credit associations; and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

b. H. R. 10315:  "To merge production credit corporations in Federal intermediate credit banks; to provide for retirement of Government capital in Federal intermediate credit banks; to provide for supervision of production credit associations; and for other purposes" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

c. S. 3550:  "To merge production credit corporations in Federal intermediate credit banks; to provide for retirement of Government capital in Federal intermediate credit banks; to provide for supervision of production credit associations; and for other purposes" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

F 97: Agriculture, Committee on (1954-1956).  Farm Policy.

a. Correspondence re public opinion and concern for farm economy, specifically the disposal of agricultural surpluses; newspaper article; reports.

b. Newspaper article:  George L. Potter:  "The Farm Program."

c. Report:  "The Agriculture Situation -- January, 1953."

d. Report:  Clifford R. Hope (Kansas):  "Agriculture Must Tell Its Story."

e. Report:  Jim Rowe:  "A Positive Public Relations Program for Agriculture."

F 98: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Farmers Union.

a. Correspondence re Senate agriculture bill; newsletters.

b. Newsletter:  National Farmer's Union:  "Washington Newsletter."

F 99: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Food Stamps (S. 45).

Correspondence re S. 45 ["To safeguard the health, efficiency, and morale of the American people; to provide for improved nutrition through a more effective distribution of food supplies through a food-allotment program; to assist in maintaining fair prices and incomes to farmers by providing adequate outlets for agricultural products; to prevent burdening and obstructing channels of interstate commerce; to promote the full use of agricultural resources; and for other purposes" (George D. Aiken - Vermont; Milton R. Young - North Dakota; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota).

F 100: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Forests (H. R. 110).

Correspondence re H. R. 110:  "To protect the surface values of lands within the national forests, and for other purposes" (Clifford R. Hope - Kansas).

F 101: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Forests (H. R. 1823, et al.).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1823; H. R. 3140; H. R.  3667; H. R. 3742; H. R. 4000; H. R. 4271; H. R.  4272; H. R. 4994; H. R. 5899; H. R. 7253; H. R.  7537; H. R. 8699.

b. H. R. 1823:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (Lee Metcalf - Montana).

c. H. R. 3140:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (Stewart L. Udall - Arizona).

d. H. R. 3667:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (Edith Green - Oregon).

e. H. R. 3742:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (Howard H. Baker - Tennessee).

f. H. R. 4000:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (Clair Engle - California).

g. H. R. 4271:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (Melvin Price - Illinois).

h. H. R. 4272:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (Melvin Price - Illinois).

i. H. R. 4994:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (D. R. Billy Mathews - Florida).

j. H. R. 5898:  "Relating to the disposition of moneys received from national forests" (Phil M. Landrum - Georgia).

k. H. R. 1823:  "To establish public use of the national forests as a policy of Congress, and for other purposes" (Harlan Hagan - California).

l. H. R. 7527:  "To establish the policy of Congress with respect to public use of the national forests and to provide for the development and maintenance of facilities for public use" (D. R. Billy Mathews - Florida).

m. H. R. 8699:  "To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with public and private agencies in the development and maintenance of recreational facilities on the national forests and other lands administered in connection therewith, and for other purposes" (Clifford G. McIntire - Maine).

F 102: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Forests (H. R. 3436).

Correspondence re H. R. 3436 ["To provide that sums paid to States from moneys received from national forests may be used for governmental purposes other than for the benefit of public schools and public roads" (Walt Horan - Washington)].

F 103: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Forests:  Superior National Forests (H. R. 8657).

Correspondence re H. R. 8657 ["To amend the act of June 22, 1948 (62 Stat. 568) and for other purposes" (August H. Andresen - Minnesota)].

F 104: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-1956).  General.

Correspondence re inquiries as to Mr. Albert's views on farm legislation; public opinion on farm legislation; "Holst Farm Bulletin."

H.R. 2539: "To authorize a nationwide survey of costs of production for major farm-produced commodities" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma). The act is to be known as the "Farm Cost of Production Survey Act."

F 105: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Gypsy Moth.

a. Correspondence re facts re damage caused by gypsy moth; leaflet.

b. Leaflet:  "Gypsy Moth Now National Program."

F 106: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Hides/Skins.

Correspondence re Public Law 480, which designates hides and skins a surplus commodities.

F 107: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Honey.

Correspondence re price supports for honey; suggestion to include such supports in the Farm Bill.

F 108: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Humane Slaughter.

Correspondence re public opinion on humane slaughter of animals [Humane Slaughter Bill].



F 109: Agriculture, Committee on (1955-1956).  Humane Slaughter (H. R. 6099).

Correspondence re H. R. 6099 ["To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes."

F 110: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Humane Slaughter (H. R. 7672/H. R. 8540).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7672; H. R. 8540.

b. H. R. 7672:  "To prohibit the transportation in interstate or foreign commerce of meat or other products from livestock or poultry not slaughtered by humane method" (Edgar W. Hiestand - California).

c. H. R. 8540:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (Martha W. Griffiths - Michigan).

F 111: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Humane Slaughter (H. R. 9603/S. 1636).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9603; S. 1636.

b. H. R. 9603:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (Edgar W. Hiestand - California).

c. S. 1636:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in interstate or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota).

F 112: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  "Innocent Purchasers" (H. R. 1831, et al/ S. 23, et al.).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 646; H. R. 694; H. R. 1831; H. R. 2007; H. R. 2137; H. R. 2872; H. R. 3127; S. 23; S. 138; S. 493; S. 546; S. 624; Report 154.

b. H. R. 646:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (Paul Cunningham - Iowa).

c. H. R. 694:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).

d. H. R. 1831:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

e. H. R. 2007:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (Paul Cunningham - Iowa).

f. H. R. 2137:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (Clifford R. Hope - Kansas).

g. H. R. 2872:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (John R. Pillion - New York).

h. H. R. 3127:  "To authorize the Commodity Credit Corporation to process food commodities for donation under certain acts" (Thomas E. Morgan - Pennsylvania).

i. S. 23:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (John J. Williams - Delaware).

j. S. 138:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (Everett M. Dirksen - Illinois; Roman L. Hruska - Nebraska).

k. S. 493:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (Frank Carlson - Kansas).

l. S. 546:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (Homer E. Capehart - Indiana).

m. S. 624:  "To amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act in order to relieve innocent purchasers of fungible goods converted by warehousemen from claims of the Commodity Credit Corporation" (Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma).

n. House Report 154 (H. R. 1831):  "Innocent Purchasers of Converted Fungible Goods."

F 113: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Mexican Farm Labor (H. R. 3822).

Correspondence re H. R. 3822 ["To amend title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended" (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).

F 114: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  Milk Program (H. R. 11375).

Correspondence re H. R. 1375:  "To amend the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, to further extend the special school-milk program to certain institutions for the care and training of children" (Lester R. Johnson - Wisconsin).

F 115: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Mineral Rights (H. R. 745).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 745.

b. H. R. 745:  "To prohibit reservations of mineral interests by federal land banks, the Land Bank Mortgage Association, and to provide for disposition of certain mineral interests heretofore reserved by them" (Usher L. Burdick - North Dakota).*

F 116: Agriculture, Committee on (1956).  National Cemetery (H. R. 11673).

Correspondence re H. R. 11673 ["To provide that the Secretary of the Army shall establish a national cemetery in Fort Reno, Oklahoma, on certain lands presently under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture" (John Jarman - Oklahoma)].

F 117: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Oklahoma.

a. Correspondence re H. Con. Res. 505.

b. H. Con. Res. 505 [Oklahoma State Legislature], re giving aid to certain farmers.  Authored by Carmichael, Long (Seminole), and Belvin.

F 118: Agriculture, Committee on (1955).  Onions (H. R. 122).

Correspondence re H. R. 122 ["To amend the Commodity Exchange Act" (Karl C. King - Pennsylvania)].

F 119: Agriculture, Committee on (1956). Onions (H. R. 7920).

Correspondence re H. R. 7920 ["To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Karl C. King - Pennsylvania)].

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