CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 21

Box 22: Eighty-fourth Congress:  Banking and Currency - Interior and Insular Affairs.

F 1: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1956).  Housing.

Correspondence re Section 230 of the Housing Act; proposed extension of F.H.A. Title I to allow for payment in five years and raise amount to $3500.

F 2: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1956).  Housing:  (H. R. 9537/S. 3302).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9537; S. 3302.

b. H. R. 9537:  "To extend and amend laws relating to the provision and improvement of housing and the conservation and development of urban communities" (William B. Widnall - New Jersey).

c. S. 3302:  "To extend and amend laws relating to the provision and improvement of housing and the conservation and development of urban communities" (Homer E. Capehart - Indiana; John J. Sparkman - Alabama).

F 3: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1956).  Housing:  (H. R. 11510/S. 3855).

a. H. R. 11510:  "To extend and amend laws relating to the provisions and improvement of housing and the conservation and development of urban communities, and for other purposes" (Albert Rains - Alabama).

b. S. 3855:  "To extend and amend laws relating to the provisions and improvement of housing and the conservation and development of urban communities, and for other purposes" (John J. Sparkman - Alabama).

F 4: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1956).  Housing:  (H. R. 11742).

Correspondence re H. R. 11742, same title as H. R. 11742 [?] described above.  (Brent Spence - Kentucky)].

F 5: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1955).  Housing:  (S. 2126).

Correspondence re S. 2126 ["To extend and clarify laws relating to the provision and improvement of housing, the elimination and prevention of slums, the conservation and development of urban communities, the financing of vitally needed public works, and for other purposes" (John J. Sparkman - Alabama)].

F 6: Banking and Currency, Community on (1956).  Housing:  Insurance.

Correspondence re legislation which would authorize a fund for fire and hazard risk coverage. 

F 7: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1955).  Housing:  Military.

Correspondence re legislation to provide for adequate financing of private enterprise building of off base rental housing for lower grade military personnel.  (Section 230 of Housing Act).

F 8: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1955).  Oklahoma Semi Centennial Half Dollar.

a. Correspondence re resolution.

b. Concurrent Resolution No. 10:  Oklahoma State Legislature:  "memorializing the Congress of the United States of America to cause to be minted a half dollar commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the State of Oklahoma."  (Logan Rinehart and Mahan - Senate; Goodfellow - House).

F 9: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1956).  Revenue Bonds (H. R. 8622).

Correspondence re H. R. 8622 ["To assist cities and states by amending section 5136 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, with respect to the authority of national banks to underwrite and deal in securities issued by State and local governments, and for other purposes" (Clifford Davis - Tennessee)].

F 10: Banking and Currency, Committee on (1956).  Booker T.  Washington (H. R. 9677/H. R. 11602/H. R. 11608/H. R.  11631).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9677; H. R. 11602; H. R.  11608; H. R. 11631; newspaper article.

b. H. R. 9677:  "To amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces to commemorate the life and perpetuate the ideals and teachings of Booker T. Washington to authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces in connection with the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the birth of Booker T. Washington" (Victor L. Anfuso - New York).

c. H. R. 11602:  "To amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces to commemorate the life and perpetuate the ideals and teachings of Booker T. Washington to authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces in connection with the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the birth of Booker T. Washington" (William E. McVey - Illinois).

d. H. R. 11608:  "To amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces to commemorate the life and perpetuate the ideals and teachings of Booker T. Washington to authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces in connection with the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the birth of Booker T. Washington" (Henry S. Reuss - Wisconsin).

e. H. R. 11631:  "To amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces to commemorate the life and perpetuate the ideals and teachings of Booker T. Washington to authorize the coinage of fifty-cent pieces in connection with the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the birth of Booker T. Washington" (Baratt O'Hara - Illinois).

f. Newspaper Article:  Savannah Morning News:  "Booker Washington's Spirit Lives On."

F 11: Campaign Expenditures for the House of Representatives, Special Committee to Investigate the (1956).  General.

a. Correspondence re leaflets.

b. Leaflet:  "Code of Fair Campaign Practices."*

c. Leaflet:  "Put Your Principles on Record."

F 12: Campaign Expenditures for the House of Representatives, Special Committee to Investigate the (1956).  Report.

a. Correspondence re booklet.

b. Booklet:  "Information of Importance to Candidates for Office of United States Representative in the 85th. Congress."

F 13: Congress (1955).  Committee Assignments:  General.

a. Booklet:  "Standing Committees of the House of Representatives of the United States.  Eighty-Fourth Congress" (Compiled by Ralph R. Roberts).*

b. Booklet:  "Official Alphabetical List Showing Committee Assignments of the House of Representatives of the United States/Eighty-Fourth Congress" (Compiled by Ralph R. Roberts).



F 14: Congress (1955).  Committee Assignments:  Oklahoma Delegation.

Correspondence re request for changes in committee assignments of the Oklahoma Delegation.

F 15: Congress (1954).  Committee Assignments:  Others.

Correspondence re requested assignments for the Ways and Means Committee.

F 16: Congress (1956).  Democratic National Committee.

a. Correspondence re usage of radio and television to get Democratic message to American people; memoranda; leaflet; report; propaganda; script.

b. Memorandum:  "Special Memorandum to the Democratic Congressmen and Senators on Administration 'Soil Bank' Proposal."

c. Memorandum:  Lists of fifty different topics to be proposed to Congress.

d. Memorandum:  "Special Memorandum on Agriculture."

e. Leaflet:  "The Fate of Small Business Under the GOP" in the Democratic Fact Sheet.

f. Report:  "Report on the Record of the Eighty-fourth  Congress; First Session."

g. Propaganda:  "`Capitol Capsules' (Suggested Items for Congressional Newsletters - #4)"

h. Script:  Comments by Lyndon Johnson, Earle Clements, Sam Rayburn, John McCormack, that have been recorded and filmed for use on television and radio.

F 17: Congress (1955).  Democratic Patronage Committee.

Correspondence re recommendation for the appointment of night elevator operator (or other patronage position available in the evening).

F 18: Congress (1955).  Democratic Steering Committee.

a. Correspondence re lists; Rules.

b. List:  Democratic Steering Committee - Eighty-fourth Congress.*

c. Rules:  "Preamble and Rules Adopted by the Democratic Caucus."

F 19: Congress (1955).  House Committees.

Booklet:  "Official Alphabetical List of Standing Committees/Agriculture" (Compiled by Ralph R. Roberts).*

F 20: Congress (1955).  Oklahoma Delegation:  Receipts.

Group expenses.

F 21: Congress (1956).  Oklahoma Delegation:  Receipts, etc.

Correspondence re group expenses.

F 22: Congress (1956).  Report of Accomplishments.

Reports on Accomplishments of the Eighty-fourth Congress.

F 23: Congress (1956).  Retirement.

Correspondence re changes in the Civil Service Retirement Act, applying to Members of Congress (P. L. 854).

F 24: Congress (1955).  Senate Committees.

Booklet:  "List of Committees and Committee Assignments of Senators of the Senate of the United States for the Eighty-Fourth Congress."

F 25: Defense Production, Joint Committee on (1955).  Defense Production Act contracts.

a. Correspondence re Defense Production Act.

b. Statements by Jess Larson, Attorney, and Howard I. Young.

F 26: District of Columbia, Committee on the (1955).  Experimentation (S. 2015).

Correspondence re S. 2015 ["To prohibit experiments upon living dogs in the District of Columbia and providing a penalty for violation thereof" (William Langer - North Dakota)].

F 27: District of Columbia, Committee on (1956).  General Federation of Women's Clubs (H. R. 8493/S. 3069).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8493; S. 3069.

b. H. R. 8493:  "To exempt from taxation certain property of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, Inc., in the District of Columbia" (Sid Simpson - Illinois).

c. S. 3069: "To exempt from taxation certain property of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, Inc., in the District of Columbia" (Everett M. Dirksen - Illinois).

F 29: District of Columbia, Committee on the (1956).  Workmen's Compensation (H. R. 3015).

Correspondence re H. R. 3015 ["To establish workmen's compensation for the District of Columbia" (John L. McMillan - South Carolina).

F 30: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Communism.

Correspondence re public opinion on legislation opposing the spread of Communism in the United States.

F 31: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Education:  Federal Aid.

a. Correspondence re public opinion on legislation pertaining to federal aid to education; "O.E.A. Legislative Program, 1956-1957"; Distributive Education Program.

b. Statement:  Steve Stahl:  "Federal Aid for School Construction."

F 32: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Education:  Federal Aid (P. L. 815/P. L. 874).

Correspondence re partial report re P. L. 815 and P. L. 874.

F 33: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Education:  Federal Aid:  P. L. 815/P. L. 874 (H. R. 850/ H. R. 5846).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 850; H. R. 5846.

b. H. R. 850:  "To amend Public Law 874, Eighty-first Congress, so as to eliminate the three percent 'absorption' requirement" (Homer Thornberry - Texas). 

c. H. R. 5846:  "To extend and improve the program of assistance under Public Law 874, Eighty-first Congress, to local educational agencies in areas affected by Federal activities" (Brooks Hays - Arkansas).

F 34: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Education:  Impact Aid (H. R. 7245).

Correspondence re H. R. 7245 ["To amend Public Law 815 and 874, Eighty-first Congress, which provide for assistance to local educational agencies in areas affected by Federal activities, and for other purposes" (Roy W. Wier - Minnesota)].

F 35: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Education:  Indians/Blacks (H. R. 3086).

Correspondence re H. R. 3086 ["To provide that the United States shall reimburse the States for that portion of the construction cost of certain schools which is attributable to Negroes and Indians" (Charles F. Bennett - Florida)].

F 36: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Education:  School Construction.

Presidential Message:  "Federal Cooperation with States in Regard to Building Additional Classrooms."

F 37: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 6803).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6803.

b. H. R. 6803:  "Relating to the construction of school facilities in areas affected by school integration, and for other purposes" (Stewart L. Udall - Arizona).

F 38: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7353):  General.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7535; booklet; leaflet.

b. H. R. 7535:  "To authorize Federal Assistance to the States and local communities in financing an expanded program of school construction so as to eliminate the national shortage of classrooms" (Augustine B. Kelley - Pennsylvania).

c. Booklet:  Report:  "Federal Assistance to States for School Construction" (H. R. 7535).

d. Leaflet:  James L. McCaskill:  "How the Kelley Bill Was Lost - and Why."*

F 39: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535):  Pro.

Correspondence (A - G) re support for the Kelley School Construction Bill (H. R. 7535); Powell Amendment.

F 40: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535):  Pro.

a. Correspondence (H - O) re support for the Kelley School Construction Bill (H. R. 7535); opinion on the Powell Amendment; newspaper article.

b. Newspaper Article:  "Politics Kills the Federal Aid School Bill."

F 41: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535):  Pro.

Correspondence (P - Y) re support for the Kelley School Construction Bill (H. R. 7535); Powell Amendment.

F 42: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535):  Opposed.

Correspondence re opposition to the passage of the Kelley School Construction Bill.



F 43: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535):  Section 106.

Correspondence re proposed amendment to Section 106 [Judicial Review] by H. R. 7535 (Herbert Zelenke).

F 44: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535):  Section 315.

Correspondence re opinion on Kelley School Construction Bill (H. R. 7535), particularly Section 315.

F 45: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535).  Davis-Bacon Provisions.

a. Correspondence re opinion on Davis-Bacon Act in H. R. 7535, the Kelley School Construction Bill; booklet.

b. Booklet:  R. M. "Bob" Earley:  "Basic Training Principles."

F 46: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535):  CA/OEA Misunderstanding.

Correspondence re Kelley Federal Aid to Schools Bill; misunderstanding with Ferman Phillips concerning voting on H. R. 7535; memorandum re Federal aid to school construction.

F 47: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Education:  School Construction (H. R. 7535):  Powell Amendment.

Correspondence re support for the passage of the Kelley Bill for school construction without the Powell Amendment; opposition to the anti-segregation amendment to H. R. 7535.

F 48: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Education:  Scientific Education.

Correspondence re federal appropriations to be used in educating of scientific and technical personnel.

F 49: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Education:  Scientific Education (H. R. 2179).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2179; newspaper article.

b. H. R. 2179:  "To increase the supply of scientific and technical manpower in the United States by providing a system of scholarships for college and graduate level study of scientific subjects, to be administered by the Commissioner of Education."  (Adam C. Powell, Jr. - New York).

c. Newspaper Article:  "Scientific Training Lags, Sooners Told."

F 50: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Juvenile Delinquency (S. 728).

a. Correspondence re S. 728.

b. S. 728:  "To provide for assistance to and cooperation with States in strengthening and improving State and local programs for the control of juvenile delinquency" (Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; William Langer - North Dakota; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. - Missouri).

F 51: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Labor:  Compensation (H. R. 10765/S. 2280).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 10765; S. 2280.

b. H. R. 10765:  "To amend the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, as amended, to provide increased benefits in case of disabling injuries, and for other purposes" (Edith Green - Oregon).

c. S. 2280:  "To amend the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, as amended, to provide increased benefits in case of disabling injuries, and for other purposes" (Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; Wayne Morse - Oregon; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Theodore Francis Green - Rhode Island; Lister Hill - Alabama; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; Harley M. Kilgore - West Virginia; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; Russell B. Long - Louisiana; Mike Mansfield - Montana; Pat McNamara - Michigan; James E. Murray - Montana; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; John F. Kennedy - Massachusetts; H. Alexander Smith - New Jersey; Irving M. Ives - New York; William A. Purtell - Connecticut; Barry M. Goldwater - Arizona; George H. Bender - Ohio; Gordon Allott - Colorado.

F 52: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Labor:  Davis-Bacon Act (H. R. 4566/S. 1204/S. 1285).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4566; S. 1204; S. 1285.

b. H. R. 4566:  "To amend the Davis-Bacon Act, and for other purposes" (John E. Fogarty - Rhode Island).* 

c. S. 1204:  "To establish standards for hours of work and overtime pay of laborers and mechanics employed on work done under contract for, or with the financial aid of, the United States, for any Territory, or for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes" (H. Alexander Smith - New Jersey; Irving M. Ives - New York; William A. Purtell - Connecticut; George H. Bender - Ohio; Clifford P.  Case - New Jersey; Gordon Allott - Colorado).

d. S. 1285:  "To amend the Davis-Bacon Act, and for other purposes" (James E. Murray - Montana; Paul H.  Douglas - Illinois; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; John F. Kennedy - Massachusetts; Pay McNamara - Michigan).*

F 53: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Labor:  General.

a. Correspondence re public opinion on pension and welfare programs, labor and big business; newspaper articles; leaflet; booklet.

b. Newspaper Article:  Sylvia Porter:  "British Tax Plan Merits Our Study."

c. Newspaper Article:  "O.F.U. Attorney Named for the Hall of Fame."

d. Newspaper Article:  W. M. Franklin:  "Potential Man-Created Force and Current Events."

e. Leaflet:  Dan Smoot:  "Going, Going - Gone!"

f. Booklet:  "Tulsa Labor News."

F 54: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Labor:  Labor Act amendments (H. R. 4645).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4565.

b. H. R. 4565:  "To amend the Labor Management Relations Act 1947, and for other purposes" (John E.  Fogarty - Rhode Island).

F 55: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Labor:  Minimum Wage:  Correspondence.

Correspondence (A - M) re public opinion on a 90 cent per hour minimum wage law; Fair Labor Standards Act or Federal Wage-Hour Law; Facts Forum Contest; Minimum wages in Puerto Rico.

F 56: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Labor:  Minimum Wage:  Correspondence.

Correspondence (O - Y) and petitions re public opinion on the extension of Federal Wage-Hour legislation to include the hotel industry; Increase of minimum wage to 90 cents; Federal Wage-Hour coverage to retailing and service trades.



F 57: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Labor:  Minimum Wage:  Agriculture.

Correspondence re public opinion on minimum wage of 90 cents; Amendment to the Area of Production Exemption to include all of each County in which agricultural commodities are produced in commercial quantity; Extending coverage of the Wage and Hour Law.

F 58: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Labor:  Minimum Wage (H. R. 6).

H. R. 6:  "To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to establish a $1.25 minimum hourly wage, and for other purposes" (John J. Rooney - New York).

F 59: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Labor:  Minimum Wage (H. R. 3124/S. 7770).

a. H. R. 3124:  "To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, and for other purposes" (Lee Metcalf - Montana).

b. S. 770: "To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, and for other purposes" (James E. Murray - Montana).

F 60: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Labor:  Minimum Wage:  Newspapers.

Correspondence re proposals to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938; Increase of minimum wage; Extension of coverage requested to include newspapers of less than 4,000.

F 61: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Labor:  Minimum Wage:  Reforestation.

a. Correspondence re classification of labor used reforestation.

b. Statement supporting proposal to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act, as amended, sec. 3 (f).

F 62: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Labor:  Minimum Wage:  Telephone Exchanges.

a. Correspondence re data showing effects of new law; proposed legislation which would eliminate exemption of small telephone exchanges from overtime and minimum wage provisions; leaflet; article.

b. Leaflet:  "Federal-Aid Highways and the Public Utility Consumer."

c. Article (editorial):  "Preserve the 750-Station Exchange Exemption."

F 63: Education and Labor, Community on (1955).  Labor:  Minimum Wage:  Telephone Exchanges (H. R. 5718/ H. R. 5794).

a. H. R. 5718:  "To amend section 213 (52 Stat. 1067, as amended by 63 Stat. 917) of title 29 of the United States Code, the same being a section of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, so as to eliminate the exemption of small telephone exchanges from the overtime and minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act." (Martha W. Griffiths - Michigan).

b. H. R. 5794:  "To amend section 213 (52 Stat. 1067, as amended by Stat. 917) of title 29 of the United States Code, the same being a section of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, so as to eliminate the exemption of small telephone exchanges from the overtime and minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act" (George P. Miller - California).*

F 64: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Labor:  Strikes (H. R. 241).

Correspondence re H. R. 241 ["To declare and protect the rights of the public when labor disputes result in, or threaten to result in, danger to public health or safety" (James C. Auchincloss - New Jersey).



F 65: Education and Labor, Committee on (1956).  Labor:  Unemployment Areas (H. R. 8283).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8283.

b. H. R. 8283:  "To create a corporation to restore normal employment in labor surplus areas of group IV classification and produce industrial development in such areas" (Eugene Siler - Kentucky).

F 66: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Library Service.

Correspondence re proposed legislation on Library Services - the Library Services Bill (H. R. 2803).

F 67: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955).  Library Services (H. R. 2803).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2803.

b.  H. R. 2803:  "To promote the further development of public library service in rural areas" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

c. Remarks:  Lister Hill (Senator - Alabama):  "Development of Public Library Services in Rural Areas."  Congressional Record.*

d. S. 205:  "To promote the further development of public library service in rural areas" (Lister Hill - Alabama; George D. Aiken - Vermont; Paul H.  Douglas - Illinois; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; Mike Mansfield - Montana; Frank Carlson - Kansas; Irving M. Ives - New York; William Langer - North Dakota; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; James O. Eastland - Mississippi; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee).

e. H. R. 4042:  "To promote the further development of public library service in rural areas" (Tom Steed - Oklahoma).

F 68: Education and Labor, Committee on (1955-1956).  Library Services (H. R. 2840).

Correspondence re H. R. 2840 [To promote the further development of public library service in rural areas" (Edith Green - Oregon).

F 69: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Asian/African Conference.

Correspondence re sentiments on trip to Asian-African Conference at Bandung, Indonesia.

F 70: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Atlantic Union.

Correspondence re resolution for an Atlantic Exploratory Convention and a testimonial by General Gruenther.

F 71: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Foreign Aid.

a. Correspondence re ten-year Foreign Aid Program; Mutual Security Act; booklet; article [below].

b. Booklet:  "Formal Statement of D. Howard A. Rusk before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee."

c. Article:  Henry Hazlitt:  "Foreign Aid Forever?"  Newsweek.

d. Document No. 358:  Presidential Message:  "The Mutual Security Program."

e. Newspaper Article:  Warren Duffee:  "Two Senators Hit Long-Term Aid."

F 72: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Foreign Aid (S. 2090).

a. Correspondence re S. 2090; The Mutual Security Act.

b. S. 2090:  "To amend the Mutual Security Act of 1954, and for other purposes" (Walter F. George).

c. Report:  re:  Mutual Security Act of 1955 (S. 2090).

F 73: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Foreign Aid (H. R. 11356).

a. H. R. 11356:  "To amend further the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, and for other purposes" (James P. Richards - South Carolina).

b. Report:  re:  The Mutual Security Act of 1956 (H. R. 11356).

F 74: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955-1956).  General/ Miscellaneous.

Correspondence re public concern to unite the political parties on foreign policy; colonialism; immigration; public opinion on world affairs.

F 75: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Geneva Summit.

Correspondence re remarks by Robert C. Byrd - West Virginia, on Geneva.

F 76: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Hungary.

Correspondence re resolution inviting Hungarian Olympic competitors to Stillwater, Oklahoma.

F 77: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  International Labor Organization.

a. Correspondence re public opinion on international affairs; leaflet [below].

b. Leaflet:  Don Knowlton:  "A New Look at the I. L. O."*

F 78: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Interparliamentary Union.

Staff Memorandum re The Interparliamentary Union.

F 79: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Ireland.

Correspondence re Summary Statement on a Congressional Resolution concerning the Republic of Ireland.

F 80: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Lebanon.

a. Correspondence re resolution.

b. Senate Resolution No. 31:  "Recommending that the President of the United States appoint Honorable William K. Shibley 'Ambassador Without Portfolio' to the Republic of Lebanon."

F 81: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Liberia (S. 276).

Correspondence re S. 276 ["To provide aid to persons in the United States desirous of migrating to the Republic of Liberia, and for other purposes" (William Langer - North Dakota)].

F 82: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1954-1956).  Middle East.

a. Correspondence re public opinion on American troops in the Middle East; President's request for authority in Far East; Near East situation; American Friends of the Middle East, Inc. on a mission of inquiry to Arab nations; Arab armament; Russian armament; documents; appraisal.

b. Documents re Suez Canal Discussion in Cairo.

c. Appraisal:  "Needed: A Reappraisal of Our Near East Policy."

F 83: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Nuclear Disarmament. 

a. Correspondence re statement.

b. Statement:  Thomas E. Murray, Commissioner, United States Atomic Energy Commission), re Disarmament.

F 84: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955).  "Status of Forces" Treaty.

a. Correspondence re statement; trials of American soldiers in foreign countries - treaty known as the "Status of Forces" [below].

b. Statement re N.A.T.O. "Status of Forces Treaty."

F 85: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955-1956).  "Status of Forces" Treaty (H. J. Res. 309).

a. Correspondence re H. J. Res. 309.

b. H. J. Res. 309:  "Providing for the revision of the Status of Forces Agreement and certain other treaties and international agreements, or the withdrawal of the United States from such treaties and agreements, so that foreign countries will not have criminal jurisdiction over American Armed Forces personnel stationed within their boundaries" (Frank T. Bow - Ohio).

F 86: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  United Nations.

Correspondence re proposal by Edith Wynner - "Transfer of Provisional Emergency Governmental Powers to the United Nations."

F 87: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955).  United Nations (H. R. 3296).

Correspondence re H. R. 3296 ["To rescind and revoke membership of the United States in the United Nations and the specialized agencies thereof, and for other purposes" (Usher L. Burdick - North Dakota).

F 88: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1956).  United Nations -- Hoffman, Paul.

Correspondence re opposition to have Paul Hoffman appointed as a delegate to the United Nations.

F 89: Foreign Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Yugoslavia.

Correspondence re inclusion of funding for Yugoslavia in the Mutual Security Pact.

F 90: General (1956).  Hoover Commission.

a. Correspondence re Report on the Second Hoover Commission; Legislative list.

b. Legislative list:  "Key Legislative Measures Pending before the Congress to Implement Hoover Commission Recommendations."

F 91: General (1955-1956).  Miscellaneous Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re comment on speech by Honorable Ralph W. Gwinn; opinion on a more uniform marriage and divorce law, pensions and old-age assistance; public interest in current legislation; $20 per person tax exemption; big dams; foreign aid; Hoover Commission recommendations; Bricker Amendment and Federal aid to education; Social Security Act; newspaper clipping; cooperatives' views on matters relating to rural electrification and public power [below].

b. Newspaper Clipping:  Bill Bork:  "Too Much Brass Kept Benson from Talking to the Farmers."

c. Newspaper:  Legislative Daily:  "Summary of Second Session of Eighty-fourth Congress."

F 92: Government Operations, Committee on (1956).  Atoka, Oklahoma, Land Conveyance (H. R. 7873).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7873.

b. H. R. 7873:  "To provide for the conveyance of certain lands by the United States to the city of Atoka, Oklahoma" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 93: Government Operations, Committee on (1956).  Budget/ Accounting (H. R. 9402).

Correspondence re H. R. 9402 ["To improve governmental budgeting and accounting methods and procedures, and for other purposes" (Glenard P. Lipscomb - California).

F 94: Government Operations, Committee on (1955).  Budget Office (S. 1805).

a. S. 1805:  "To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to provide for more effective evaluation of the fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of the Government of the United States" (John L.  McClellan - Arkansas).

b. Senate Report 352 (S. 1805):  "Amending the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to Provide for More Effective Evaluation of the Fiscal Requirements of the Executive Agencies of the Government of the United States" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas).

F 95: Government Operations, Committee on (1955).  Commercial Competition (H. R. 279, etc.).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 279; H. R. 687; S. 1003; S. 1374.

b. H. R. 279:  "To provide for the termination of government operations which are in competition with private enterprise" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan).

c. H. R. 687:  "To establish a Federal policy concerning the termination, limitation, or establishment of business-type operations which are in competition with private enterprise" (Clare E. Hoffman - Michigan).

d. S. 1003:  "To establish a Federal policy concerning the termination, limitation, or establishment of business-type operations which are in competition with private enterprise" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas).

e. S. 1374:  "To provide for the termination of Government operations which are competition with private enterprise" (Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin).

F 96: Government Operations, Committee on (1956).  Commercial Competition (H. R. 7795).

Correspondence re H. R. 7795 ["To provide for the closing of certain commercial-type enterprise operated by civilian departments and agencies of the government, and for other purposes" (Marguerite Stitt Church - Illinois)].

F 97: Government Operations, Committee on (1955).  Commissaries/Post Exchanges (H. R. 6566).

Correspondence re H. R. 6566 ["Providing for a survey by the Comptroller General of the United States of operation by the Department of Defense of commissary stores and post exchanges" (Bruce Alger - Texas)].

F 98: Government Operations, Committee on (1956).  Committee Materials.

Correspondence re Committee print outlining the right of Congress to require information from the Federal agencies.

F 99: Government Operations, Committee on (1955-1956).  General/Miscellaneous.

Correspondence re public opinion on federal budget; proposed legislation in reference to report of Hoover Commission; Fifteenth Intermediate Report of the Committee on Government Operations; Chudoff Committee report on the public power hearings.

F 100: Government Operations, Committee on (1956).  Hoover Commission.

a. Correspondence re resolutions adopted by the Federation of Women's Clubs; Legislative recommendations offered by the Hoover Commission; memorandum.

b. Resolution IV:  Federation of Women's Clubs:  "Adoption of the Second Hoover Commission Report."

c. Resolution VI:  Federation of Women's Clubs:  "Regulation of Abuses in Operation of the National Park System."

d. Memorandum:  "Action by the Eighty-fourth Congress on the Hoover Commission Reports."*

F 101: Government Operations, Committee on (1956).  Investigations.

Committee Print:  "The Right of Congress to Obtain Information from the Executive and from Other Agencies of the Federal Government."  Eighty-fourth Congress.

F 102: Government Operations, Committee on (1956).  Reorganization Plan No. 2 (H. Res. 541).

Correspondence re H. R. 541 ["Disapproving Reorganization Plan No. 2 transmitted to Congress by the President on May 17, 1956" (Dante B. Fascell - Florida)].

F 103: Government Operations, Committee on (1955).  Surplus Property (H. R. 3322/S. 1004):  Data.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3322; Report 206.

b. H. R. 3322:  "To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 so as to improve the administration of the program for the utilization of surplus property for educational and public health purposes" (John W. McCormack - Massachusetts).*

c. House Report 206 (H. R. 3322):  "Utilization of Surplus Property for Educational and Public Health Purposes."*

d. S. 1005:  "To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 so as to improve the administration of the program for the utilization of surplus property for educational and public health purposes" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas; George H. Bender - Ohio; Frank Carlson - Kansas; Francis Case - South Dakota; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Earle C. Clements - Kentucky; Price Daniel - Texas; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Sam J. Ervin, Jr. - North Carolina; Walter F. George - Georgia; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; John F. Kennedy - Massachusetts; Mike Mansfield - Montana; Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota; Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; John Stennis - Mississippi; Stuart Symington - Missouri; Strom Thurmond - South Carolina; Alexander Wiley - Wisconsin).

e. Remarks:  Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. (Massachusetts):  "Utilization of Surplus Property." Congressional Record.

f. Report:  Ray Ward:  "Donable Surplus Property Program."

g. Statement:  CA: re H. R. 3322.*

h. Remarks:  John W. McCormack (Massachusetts):  "Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949."

i. Remarks:  John L. McClellan (Arkansas):  "Utilization of surplus property for educational and public health purposes."

F 104: Government Operations, Committee on (1955).  Surplus Property (H. R. 3322/S. 1004):  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3322; S. 1004.

b. H. R. 3322:  "To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 so as to improve the administration of the program for the utilization of surplus property for educational and public health purposes" (John W. McCormack - Massachusetts).

c. S. 1004:  "To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 so as to improve the administration of the program for the utilization of surplus property for educational and public health purposes" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas; George H. Bender - Ohio; Frank Carlson - Kansas; Francis Case - South Dakota; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Earle C. Clements - Kentucky; Price Daniel - Texas; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Sam J. Ervin, Jr. - North Carolina; Walter F. George - Georgia; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; John F. Kennedy - Massachusetts; Mike Mansfield - Montana; Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota; Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; John Stennis - Mississippi; Stuart Symington - Missouri; Strom Thurmond - South Carolina; Alexander Wiley - Wisconsin).

F 105: Government Operations, Committee on (1955).  Surplus Property (H. R. 7227).

Correspondence re H. R. 7227 ["To amend further the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, to authorize the disposal of surplus for civil defense purposes, to provide that certain federal surplus property be disposed of to state and local civil defense organizations which are established by or pursuant to state law, and for other purposes."

F 106: Government Operations, Committee on (1956).  Surplus Property (H. R. 9867).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9867.

b. H. R. 9867:  "To provide that certain Federal surplus property may be donated to youth camps and centers not organized for profit" (Winfield K. Denton - Indiana).

c. Statement:  CA, re H. R. 9867.*

F 107: House Administration, Committee on (1956).  Automation (H. J. Res. 526).

a. H. J. Res. 526:  "To amend the joint resolution of March 25, 1953, relating to electrical and mechanical office equipment for the use of Members, officers, and committees from certain limitations, and for other purposes" (Paul C. Jones - Missouri).

b. House Report 1755 (H. J. Res. 526):  "Authorizing the clerk of the House of Representatives to furnish certain electrical or mechanical office equipment for the use of Members, officers, and committees of the House of Representatives" (Paul C. Jones - Missouri).

F 108: House Administration, Committee on (1955).  General/ Miscellaneous.

Correspondence re "Pocket Congressional Directory"; suggestions for improvement in the mail service; Committee on the three hours observance of Good Friday.

F 109: House Administration, Committee on (1955-1956).  Hatch Act (H. R. 3084).

Correspondence re H. R. 3084 ["To amend certain provisions of the laws relating to the prevention of political activities to make them inapplicable to State officers and employees" (John V. Beamer - Indiana)].

F 110: House Administration, Committee on (1955).  "How Our Laws Are Made" (H. Con. Res. 93).

a. Correspondence re booklet.

b. H. Con. Res. 93:  "Authorizing reprinting of House Document 210 of the Eighty-third Congress" (Edwin E. Willis - Louisiana).

c. Booklet:  "Our American Government What Is It? How Does It Function?"

d. Booklet:  Charles J. Zinn:  "How Our Laws Are Made."

F 111: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Alaska (H. R. 244/H. R. 8405).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 244; H. R. 8405.

b. H. R. 244:  "To amend the Organic Act of the Territory of Alaska, and for other purposes" (E. L.  Bartlett - Alaska).

c. H. R. 8405:  "To amend the Organic Act of the Territory of Alaska, and for other purposes" (James B. Utt - California).

F 112: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Alaska (H. R. 5166). 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5166; Report 467.

b. H. R. 5166:  "Relating to a constitutional convention in Alaska" (E. L. Bartlett - Alaska).

c. House Report 467 (H. R. 5166):  "Relating to a Constitutional Convention in Alaska."

F 113: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Alaska:  Mentally Ill (H. R. 6376).

Correspondence re H. R. 6376 ["To provide for the hospitalization and care of the mentally ill of Alaska, and for other purposes" (Edith Green - Oregon).

F 114: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Alaska/Hawaii Statehood.

a. Correspondence re public opinion on the Alaska- Hawaii statehood bill.

b. Editorial:  Henry H. Himann:  "Fifty Stars."

F 115: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Alaska/Hawaii Statehood (H. R. 2535).

Correspondence re H. R. 2535 ["To enable the people of Hawaii and Alaska each to form a constitution and state government and to be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original states" (Clair Engle - California).

F 116: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Arkansas/Fryingpan Project (H. R. 412/S. 300).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 412; S. 300; Fryingpan- Arkansas Water Diversification Project; booklet.

b. H. R. 412:  "To authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance by the Secretary of the Interior of the Fryingpan-Arkansas project, Colorado" (J. Edgar Cehoweth - Colorado).

c. S. 300:  "To authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance by the Secretary of the Interior of the Fryingpan-Arkansas project, Colorado" (Eugene D.  Milliken - Colorado; Gordon Allott - Colorado).

d. Booklet:  "The Fryingpan-Arkansas Project/Water at Work... In Southeastern Colorado."

F 117: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Bureau of Indian Affairs Abolition (S. 401).

a. Correspondence re S. 401; resolution.

b. S. 401:  "To abolish the functions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior, to remove the guardianship over Indians and trusteeship over Indian lands, and to repeal the act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984) as amended" (George W. Malone - Nevada).

c. Resolution:  Cheyenne-Arapaho Indian Tribes of Oklahoma, re opposition to S. 401.

F 118: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Canton Project.

a. Correspondence re resolution.

b. Concurrent Resolution No. 504:  Oklahoma State Legislature:  "Memorializing the Congress of the United States to act promptly and favorably upon the Canton Irrigation Distribution System."  (Bohr House; Boecher-Senate).

F 119: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Central Valley Project:  Oroville Dam (H. J. Res. 462).

a. Correspondence re H. J. Res. 462.

b. H. J. Res. 462:  "Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement for the coordinated operation of the Central Valley project and the flood-control features of the multiple-purpose Oroville Dam proposed to be constructed by the State of California on the Feather River; and to authorize a monetary contribution for the flood-control accomplishments of the said Oroville Dam" (Clair Engle - California).

F 120: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Cherokee National Monument (H. R. 10298).

Correspondence re H. R. 10298 ["To provide that the Secretary of the Interior shall investigate and report to the Congress on the advisability of establishing the former capitol building of the Cherokee Indian Nation and the grounds which constitute its site, located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, as a National Monument and historic shrine" (Ed Edmondson - Oklahoma)].

F 121: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Coal Leases.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8394; proposed amendments to H. R. 8394.

b. H. R. 8394:  "To amend section 27 of the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 1920, as amended (30 U. S. C. Sec. 184) in order to promote the development of phosphate on the public domain" (Walter Rogers - Texas).*

F 122: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1955-1956).  Colorado River Project (H. R. 270/H. R. 3383/S. 500).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 270; H. R. 3383; S. 500; booklets; remarks; leaflet.

b. H. R. 270:  "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, and maintain the Colorado River storage project and participating projects, and for other purposes" (William A. Dawson - Utah).

c. H. R. 3383:  "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, and maintain the Colorado River storage project and participating projects, and for other purposes" (Wayne N. Aspinall - Colorado).

d. S. 500:  "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, and maintain the Colorado River storage project and participating projects, and for other purposes" (Clinton P. Anderson - New Mexico; Barry M. Goldwater - Arizona; Eugene D.  Milliken - Colorado; Arthur V. Watkins - Utah; Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming).

e. Booklet:  "Food For the Future."

f. Remarks:  Antonio M. Fernandez (New Mexico):  "Navaho Tribe Supports Colorado River Storage Project." Congressional Record.

g. Leaflet:  "What The Colorado River Storage Project Means to the Nation's Largest Indian Tribe/The Navajos."

h. Booklet:  "The Colorado River Storage Project to Build A Stronger America."

i. Booklet:  "The Upper Colorado River Project."

j. Remarks:  Clinton P. Anderson (New Mexico):  "Reclamation - Food for the Future."  Congressional Record.

F 123: Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Conservation Resources.

a. Correspondence re resolutions.

b. Resolutions re six bills pertaining to the multiple use and preservation of conservation resources.

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