CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 23

Box 24: Eighty-Fourth Congress:  Judiciary - Public Works

F 1: Judiciary, Committee on the (1956).  Robinson-Patman Act (H. R. 11/S. 11).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 11; S. 11; pamphlet.

b. H. R. 11:  "Declaration of purpose and policy:  to reaffirm the national public policy and the purpose of Congress in the laws against unlawful restraints and monopolies, commonly designated 'anti-trust' laws, which among other things prohibit price discrimination; to aid in intelligent, fair and effective administrations; to aid in intelligent, fair, and effective administration and enforcement thereof; and to strengthen the Robinson-Patman Anti-Price Discrimination Act and the protection which it affords to independent business, the Congress hereby reaffirms that the purpose of the anti-trust laws in prohibiting price discriminations is to secure equality of opportunity of all persons to compete in trade or business and to preserve competition where it exists, to restore it where it is destroyed, and to permit it to spring up in new fields" (Wright Patman - Texas).

c. S. 11:  "To amend the Robinson-Patman Act with reference to equality of opportunity" (Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; Frank A. Barrett - Wyoming; J. Glenn Beall - Maryland; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Everett M. Dirksen - Illinois; Paul H.  Douglas - Illinois; Thomas H. Kuchel - California; J. William Fulbright - Arkansas; Theodore Francis Green - Rhode Island; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. - Missouri; Lister Hill - Alabama; Spessard L. Holland - Florida; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; Harley M. Kilgore - West Virginia; William Langer - North Dakota; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; Russell B. Long - Louisiana; Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; Mike Mansfield - Montana; John L. McClellan - Arkansas; Pat McNamara - Michigan; Wayne Morse - Oregon; James E. Murray - Montana; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; James E. Murray - Montana; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; W. Kerr Scott - North Carolina; George A. Smathers - Florida; John J. Sparkman - Alabama; Stuart Symington - Missouri).

d. Pamphlet:  C. Ralston Smith:  "For Such A Time As This."

F 2: Judiciary, Committee on the (1956).  Robinson-Patman Act (H. R. 1840).

Correspondence re H. R. 1840 ["To strengthen the Robinson-Patman Act and amend the anti-trust law prohibiting price discrimination" (Byron G. Rogers - Colorado)].

F 3: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955).  Salaries (H. R. 3828).  Data.

a. H. R. 3828:  "To adjust the salaries of judges of United States courts, United States attorneys, Members of Congress, and for other purposes" (Francis E. Walter - Pennsylvania).

b. House Report 49 (H. R. 3828):  "Judicial and Congressional Salaries."

c. Document No. 97:  Reports of the Task Forces re Judicial and Congressional Salaries.

d. Report re pay increase for Members of Congress.

e. Report re pay increase for Members of Congress.

F 4: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955).  Salaries (H. R. 3828).  Data.

a. Correspondence re pay raise of Members of Congress; newspaper clipping; Senate Resolution No. 10.

b. Newspaper Clipping; "Kil-O-Watts."

c. Senate Resolution No. 10:  Oklahoma State Legislature:  "Congratulating and commending John J. Jarman upon his vote against Congressional raise in salaries" (By Pine, Rinehart, Baldwin, Nix, Hamilton, Cook, Hope, Jones, and Russell).

d. Magazine:  Facts Forum News (February, 1955).

e. Magazine:  Newsweek (February 14, 1955).

F 5: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955).  Salaries (H. R. 3828).  Clippings.

a. Clipping:  "Five Congressmen Approve Pay Raise."

b. Clipping:  "Peaceful Co-Existence?"

c. Clipping:  "The Congressional Pay Scale."

d. Clipping:  "Congressional Pension System Working Well, Monroney Says."

e. Clipping:  "Albert Reiterates Stand Against Tax Exemption."

f. Clipping:  "Albert Opposes Tax Exemption."

g. Clipping:  "He Could Have Done No Better."

h. Clipping:  "Carl Albert Opposes Special Exemptions For Congressman."

i. Clipping:  "Albert Against Tax Shenanigans."

j. Clipping:  "The Wicked Flea/Bigger Paychecks?"

k. Clipping:  "Jarman Landed On Salary Vote."

l. Clipping:  Allan Cromley:  "Raise Won't Solve Wickersham Woe."

m. Clipping:  "A Real Bundle For Congress."

n. Clipping:  "No Change Yet."

o. Clipping:  "Co-operation Needed."

p. Clipping:  "Five Out of Six Sooners Vote For Pay Raise."

q. Remarks:  Abrham J. Multer (New York):  "Underpaid Officials."

r. Remarks:  Walter Norblad (Oregon):  "Our Congressmen Deserve a Raise."

s. Clipping:  M.I.M.:  "May Kill The Goose That Lays The Golden Eggs."

t. Clipping:  "Rep. Wickersham Cites Debts in Pay Hike Plea."

u. Clipping:  "Raise Endorsed For Congress."

v. Clipping:  "Wickersham Sings Low Salary Blues."

w. Remarks:  Francis E. Walter (Pennsylvania):  "Courage, Men of Congress."

x. Clipping:  Leonard Jackson:  "Wickersham's Salary Plight Is Raising Loads of Sympathy."

y. Clipping:  Allan Cromley:  "Report From Washington."

z. Clipping:  "The Last Full Measure."

aa. Clipping:  "Proof of the Pudding."

bb. Clipping:  "The Situation We Dream About."

cc. Clipping:  "This Must Be Attended To."

dd. Clipping:  "Worthy of His Hire."

ee. Clipping:  "A Highly Competitive Field."

ff. Clipping:  "Let the Area Determine."

gg. Remarks:  James J. Delaney (New York):  "Judicial And Congressional Salaries."

hh. Remarks:  "Increase in Salaries Of Justices And Judges Of United States Courts And Members Of Congress."

ii. Remarks:  William Langer (North Dakota):  "Increased Pay For Members Of Congress And Federal Judges."

F 6: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955).  Salaries (H. R.  3828).  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re salary increase for Congressmen and Federal Judges (H. R. 3828); proposal for Social Security increase for teachers; resolution.

b. Resolution:  O.I.O. Executive Board:  "Congressional and Judicial Pay Raise."

c. Report:  "Dates and Amounts of General Increases In Compensation of Executive, Postal, and Legislative Employees and Members of Congress."*

d. Report re Pay Increase for Members of Congress.

F 7: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955).  Sparagna, Anicetro (S. 432).

a. Correspondence re S. 432.

b. S. 432:  "For the relief of Anicetro Sparagna" (H.  Alexander Smith - New Jersey).*

F 8: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955).  Spittler, Mary Rose and Alice Rose (H. R. 2236).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2236.

b. H. R. 2236:  "For the relief of Mary Rose and Mrs.  Alice Rose Spittler" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 9: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955-1956).  States Rights.

a. Correspondence re resolutions; House Memorial.

b. House Concurrent Resolution No. 10:  Louisiana State Legislature:  "Interposing the sovereignty of the state of Louisiana against encroachment upon the police powers reserved to this state by the United States Constitution, and appealing to her sister states, to resolve a question of contested powers."

c. Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 125:  Mississippi State Legislature:  "Condemning and protesting the usurpation and encroachment on the reserved powers of the states by the Supreme Court of the United States and declaring that its decisions of May 17, 1954, and May 31, 1955, and all similar decisions are in violation of the Constitutions of the United States and the state of Mississippi, and are therefore unconstitutional and of no lawful effect within the territorial limits of the state of Mississippi; declaring that a contest of powers has arisen between the state of Mississippi and said Supreme Court and invoking the historic doctrine of interposition to protect the sovereignty of this and the other states of the Union; and calling on our sister states and the Congress for redress of grievances as provided by law; and for other purposes."

d. House Memorial No. 594:  Florida State Legislature:  "To the Congress of the United States of America urging them to enact such legislation, or propose such amendments to the Constitution of the United States, or both, as may be designed and calculated to enable the sovereign states to continue to control and supervise the education of their peoples under such systems as they may see fit, including a segregated system."

F 10: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955-1956).  States Rights (H. R. 3/3143).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3; S. 3143; remarks.

b. H. R. 3:  "To establish rules of interpretation governing questions of the effect of acts of Con- gress on state laws" (Howard W. Smith - Virginia).

c. S. 3143:  "To establish rules of interpretation governing questions of the effect of acts of Congress on state laws" (John L. McClellan - Arkansas; Harry Flood Byrd, Sr. - Virginia; John C.  Stennis - Mississippi; Price Daniel - Texas; A.  Willis Robertson - Virginia; Strom Thurmond - South Carolina; Sam J. Ervin, Jr. - North Carolina; Richard B. Russell - Georgia; Lister Hill - Alabama; Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; Walter F. George - Georgia; James C. Eastland - Mississippi; William E. Jenner - Indiana; Thomas A. Wofford - South Carolina).

d. Remarks:  John C. Stennis (Mississippi):  "Effect of Acts of Congress on State Laws."

F 11: Judiciary, Committee on the (1956).  Supreme Court.

a. Correspondence re decisions of the Supreme Court holding that Congress can pre-empt state legislature in certain legislative fields under the general welfare and commerce clauses of the Constitution; Supreme Court's nullification of all state sedition laws; editorials.

b. Editorial:  "More Action Needed on Korea."

c. Editorial:  E. F. Tompkins:  "A Substitute for Laws."

d. Editorial:  "Dangerous Ruling."

e. Editorial:  "The Court Intrudes..."

f. Editorial:  "Call the F.B.I."

F 12: Judiciary, Committee on the (1956).  Taxes (H. J. Res.  68/H. J. Res. 182).

a. Correspondence re H. J. Res. 68; H. J. Res. 182; resolution.

b. H. J. Res. 68:  "Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the United States relative to taxes on incomes, inheritances, and gifts" (Noah M. Mason - Illinois).

c. H. J. Res. 182:  Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the United States relative to taxes on incomes, inheritances, and gifts" (Chauncey W. Reed - Illinois).

d. Senate Joint Resolution No. 15:  "Directing attention to sound public policy with respect to division of taxing powers as between the Federal Government and the states and their subdivisions; and calling upon the Congress of the United States to institute appropriate action to reduce excessive federal tax rates and limit the unrestricted taxing power of Congress in favor of the states and their subdivisions to the end that our form of government shall survive" (Esterly, etc.)

e. Magazine Article:  "Reversing a Trend."

F 13: Judiciary, Committee on the (1955).  Thompson, John (H. R. 7040).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7040.

b. H. R. 7040:  "For relief of John Thompson" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 14: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1956).  Cargo Preference.

a. Correspondence re statement.

b. Statement:  American Farm Bureau Federation:  "Cargo Preference."

F 15: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1956).  Fish/Game Laws (H. R. 10389).

Correspondence re H. R. 10389 ["To require that hunting and fishing on military reservations, when permitted, shall be in full compliance with the game and fish laws of the states or territory wherein such military reservations are located" (Antonio M. Fernandez - New Mexico)].

F 16: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1956).  Fisheries Commission (H. R. 11309/H. R. 11570/S. 3275).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 11309; H. R. 11570; S. 3275.

b. H. R. 11309:  "To establish a sound and comprehensive national policy with respect to fisheries; to strengthen the fisheries segment of the national economy; to establish within the Department of the Interior a Fisheries Division; to create and prescribe the functions of the United States Fisheries Commission; and for other purposes" (Don Magnuson - Washington).

c. H. R. 11570:  "To establish a sound and comprehensive national policy with respect to fisheries and wildlife; to strengthen the fisheries and wildlife segments of the national economy; to create and establish within the Department of the Interior the office of Under secretary Fisheries and Wildlife, a Fisheries Service, and a Wildlife Service, and for other purposes" (Herbert C. Bonner - North Carolina).

d. S. 3275:  "To establish a sound and comprehensive national policy with respect to the development, conservation for preservation, management and use of fisheries resources, to create and prescribe the functions of the United States Fisheries Commission, and for other purposes" (Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; Thomas H. Kuchel - California).

F 17: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1956).  Fort Sill Expansion (H. R. 9665).

Correspondence re H. R. 9665 {"To provide for the transfer of a certain tract of land, being a portion of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, to the Secretary of the Army for use as a part of the Fort Sill Military Reservation, Fort Sill, Oklahoma" (Victor Wickersham - Oklahoma).

F 18: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1956).  Lighthouse Service (H. R. 10261).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 10261; resolution.

b. H. R. 10261:  "To provide a further increase in the retired pay of certain members of the former Lighthouse Service" (Hale Boggs - Louisiana).

c. Resolution:  A.F.L.-C.I.O.:  "Support for Gore and Holifield Bills."



F 19: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1955).  Merchant Marine.

a. Correspondence re the construction of atomic-powered ships; Justification of appropriations for the maintenance of a strong, American-flag Merchant Marine; bulletin [below].

b. Bulletin:  re:  "Farmers and Industry Profit by U. S. ships service to Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri."  in the Maritime Affairs.

F 20: Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Committee on (1955).  Merchant Marine Academy. 

Correspondence re Legislation providing for the maintenance of the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York.

F 21: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Career Appointments (S. 1849).

a. Correspondence re S. 1849.

b. S. 1849:  "To provide for the grant of career- conditional and career appointments in the competitive civil service to indefinite employees who previously qualified for competitive appointments" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).*

c. S. 69:  "To provide for the grant of career- conditional and career appointments in the competitive civil service to indefinite employees who previously qualified for competitive appointments" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).*

F 22: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Civil Service Pay (H. R. 2117/S. 69).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2117; S. 69.

b. H. R. 2117:  "To adjust the rates of basic compensation of certain officers and employees of the Federal Government, and for other purposes" (John Dingell, Sr. - Michigan).

c. S. 69:  "To adjust the rates of basic compensation of certain officers and employees of the Federal Government, and for other purposes" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; William Langer - North Dakota; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; James E. Murray - Montana; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. - Missouri; George A. Smathers - Florida; Harley M. Kilgore - West Virginia; Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming; Wayne Morse - Oregon; Earle C. Clements - Kentucky; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; Theodore Francis Green - Rhode Island; Pat McNamara - Michigan).

F 23: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Committee Materials.

a. Committee Print:  "Summary of Activities."

b. Report:  "Bills passed on Postal and Civil Service."

F 24: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Dismissals/Furloughs (H. R. 166).

H. R. 166:  "To provide for payment of compensation to certain Government employees improperly discharged, suspended, or furloughed, or improperly reduced in compensation" (Melvin Price - Illinois).*

F 25: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Employment Security.

Correspondence re public opposition to the employee security law for federal employees.

F 26: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954).  Firemen (H. R. 179).

Correspondence re H. R. 179 ["To extend the benefits of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act to certain volunteer firemen injured while performing duty as firemen on real property under the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, and for other purposes" (Katherine St. George - New York)].

F 27: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  General/ Miscellaneous Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re public interest in certain legislation, specifically concerning pay scales and working conditions of government employees.

b. Newspaper Articles:

1. Joseph Young:  "Eight Looms To Keep Retirement Bill Terms."

2. John Cramer:  "G.A.O. Opposes Management-Labor Bill."

3. "Senate Unit Fast Hill Action on Employee Legislation."

F 28: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Health Insurance.

Correspondence re Civil Service Commission's recommendations concerning a program of health insurance for federal employees.

F 29: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Holiday Leave.

Correspondence re postal regulations granting postal and federal employees either compensatory time or holiday pay for Monday, December 24th.

F 30: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1954- 1955).  Life Insurance (H. R. 6348/S. 1792).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6348; S. 1792.

b. H. R. 6348:  "To amend the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Act of 1954" (Tom Murray - Tennessee).

c. S. 1792:  "To amend the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Act of 1954" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).*

d. Newspaper Article:  John Cramer re Life insurance of Federal workers.

F 31: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Pay.

a. Correspondence re proposed increase in salaries of Civil Service employees; newspaper article.

b. Newspaper Article:  Sylvia Porter:  "Story of U. S. Pay Envelope Amazing."

F 32: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955- 1956).  Pensions.

a. Correspondence re legislation to increase the annuity of the survivors of a deceased or retired employee of the Civil Service.

b. Newspaper Clippings:

1. "Retirement Pay Increases Near Accord On Hill."

2. "Bill To Overhaul Retirement Systems To Be Introduced."

F 33: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Pensions (H. R. 139/H. R. 379).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 139; H. R. 379.

b. H. R. 139:  "To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide for the inclusion in the computation of accredited service of certain periods of service rendered states or instrumentalities of states, and for other purposes" (Fred Marshall - Minnesota).

c. H. R. 379:  "To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide for the inclusion in the computation of accredited service of certain periods of service rendered states or instrumentalities of states, and for other purposes" (Ralph Harvey - Indiana).

F 34: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955- 1956).  Pensions (H. R. 484/S. 65).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 484; S. 65.

b. H. R. 484:  "To amend section 1 (d) of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended" (Dewey Short - Missouri).

c. S. 65:  "To amend section 1 (d) of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).

F 35: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Pensions (H. R. 3687).

Correspondence re H. R. 3687 ["To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide for the inclusion in the computation of accredited service of certain periods of service rendered states or instrumentalities of States, and for other purposes" (Tom Murray - Tennessee)].

F 36: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Pensions (H. R. 37).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3791; H. R. 3792; S. 2402.

b. H. R. 3791:  "To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana).

c. H. R. 3792:  "To amend section 8 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana).*

d. S. 2402:  "To amend section 8 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended" (Olin D. Johnson - South Carolina).

F 37: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Pensions (H. R. 4085).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4085; resolution.

b. H. R. 4085:  "To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide that annuities shall be adjusted simultaneously with general adjustments in Federal employees' salaries" (John Lesinski - Michigan).

c. Resolution:  National Association of Retired Civil Employees, re Retirement of Civil Service employees.

F 38: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Pensions (H. R. 7618).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7618; resolution.

b. H. R. 7618:  "To amend section 8 of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, and for other purposes."  (Tom Murray - Tennessee).

c. Resolution re Increasing retirement benefits of federal employees.

[See also:  Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on:  General Correspondence.]



F 39: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Pensions (H. R. 7619).

a. H. R. 7619:  "To adjust the rates of compensation of the heads of the executive departments and of certain other officials of the Federal Government, and for other purposes" (Tom Murray - Tennessee).

b. Committee Print:  "Improvements in Federal Civil Service Retirement Benefits Contained in Public Law 854 (H. R. 7619)." 

F 40: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Pensions (H. R. 8812).

Correspondence re H. R. 8812 ["To revise the Civil Service Retirement Act" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana).

F 41: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Pensions (H. R. 11178/S. 3725).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 11178; S. 3725.

b. H. R. 11178:  "To provide certain increases in annuity for retired employees under the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 25, 1930, and for other purposes" (Thomas L. Ashley - Ohio).

c. S. 3725:  "To provide for increases in the annuities of annuitants under the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended" (Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; Wayne Morse - Oregon; W. Kerr Scott - North Carolina; William R. Laird, III - West Virginia; William Langer - North Dakota).

F 42: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Pensions (S. 2875).

a. Correspondence re S. 2875.

b. S. 2875:  "To revise the Civil Service Retirement Act" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).

c. Senate Report 1787 (S. 2875):  "Revising the Civil Service Retirement Act."

d. Newspaper Articles:

1. Joseph Young:  "More Liberal System of Retirement Seen."

2. John Cramer: "A Table on Annuity Benefits."

3. John Cramer Editorial:  "Here Are New Retirement Plan Proposals."

4. Joseph Young:  "Murray Plans Hearings on Retirement Measure."

F 43: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Pensions (S. 3731).

Correspondence re S. 3731 ["To provide certain increases in annuity for retired employees under the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, and for other purposes" (Frank Carlson - Kansas; William E. Jenner - Indiana; Thomas E. Martin - Iowa).

F 44: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Postage Rates:  General.

a. Correspondence re legislation to increase postal rates; newspaper article.

b. Newspaper Article:  "Postage Rates Hike Possible."

F 45: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Postage Rates (H. R. 9228).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9228.

b. H. R. 9228:  "To readjust postal rates; establish a Commission on Postal Rates; and for other purposes" (Tom Murray - Tennessee).

c. Bulletin re increased postal rates and modernization program for post offices.

F 46: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Postage Rates (H. R. 11380).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 11380; resolution; report.

b. H. R. 11380:  "To readjust postal rates and to establish a Congressional policy for the determination of postal rates, and for other purposes" (Tom Murray - Tennessee).

c. Resolution:  Local Cartage National Conference, re legislation on postage rates.

d. Report re Government Competition in the Local Cartage Field.

F 47: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postage Rates:  Circulars (H. R. 125).

Correspondence re H. R. 125 ["To require that circulars and pieces of advertising mailed in bulk at the third-class rate bear definite and complete addresses" (Karl M. LeCompte - Iowa).]

F 48: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955- 1956).  Postage Rates:  Parcel Post.

Correspondence re public opinion to repeal Public Law 199 limiting the size and weight of parcel post shipments between first class post offices.

F 49: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Postage Rates:  Parcel Post (H. R. 73).

Correspondence re H. R. 73 ["To readjust size and weight limitations on fourth-class parcel post" (Joel T. Broyhill - Virginia).]

F 50: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postal:  General.

Correspondence re appreciation for passage of postal legislation.

F 51: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postal Pay:  General.

a. Correspondence re Postal Pay Bill; legislation to increase retirement benefits; Congressional Pay Bill; newspaper clipping; Reclassification Bill; Resolution.

b. Newspaper Clipping:  "Washington Report" re:  Postal Pay Increase Bill (By James B. Utt).

c. Enrolled Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 14:  Oklahoma State Legislation:  "Memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation to increase compensation of postal employees commensurate with existing costs of living" (Fronterhouse - Senate; Wilson, Hall, Mustain - House).

d. Report:  re:  Salary Analysis.

F 52: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postal Pay (H. R. 1592/S. 1).  Correspondence (A - E).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 1592; S. 1.

b. H. R. 1592:  "To increase the rates of basic compensation of officers and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana).

c. S. 1:  "To increase the rates of basic compensation of officers and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; William Langer - North Dakota; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Estes Kefauver Tennessee; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; James E. Murray - Montana; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. - Missouri; George A. Smathers - Florida; Harley M. Kilgore - West Virginia; Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming; Wayne Morse - Oregon; Earle C. Clements - Kentucky; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; Theodore Francis Green - Rhode Island; Pat McNamara - Michigan).

F 53: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on.  Postal Pay (H. R. 1592/S. 1).  Correspondence (G - M).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1592; S. 1.

b. H. R. 1592:  "To increase the rates of basic compensation of officers and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana).

c. S. 1:  "To increase the rates of basic compensation of officers and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina: Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; William Langer - North Dakota; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; James E. Murray - Montana; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. - Missouri; George A. Smathers - Florida; Harley M. Kilgore - West Virginia; Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming; Wayne Morse - Oregon; Earle C. Clements - Kentucky; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; Richard I. Neuberger - Oregon; Theodore Francis Green - Rhode Island; Pat McNamara - Michigan).

F 54: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (19 ).  Postal Pay (H. R. 1592/S. 1).  Correspondence (N - W).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1592; S. 1.

b. H. R. 1592:  "To increase the rates of basic compensation of officers and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (James H. Morrison - Louisiana).

c. S. 1:  "To increase the rates of basic compensation of officers and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; William Langer - North Dakota; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; Henry M. Jackson - Washington; James E. Murray - Montana; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. - Missouri; George A. Smathers - Florida; Harley M. Kilgore - West Virginia; Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming; Wayne Morse - Oregon; Earle C. Clements - Kentucky; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Herbert H. Lehman - New York; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; Theodore Francis Green - Rhode Island; Pat McNamara - Michigan).

F 55: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postal Pay (H. R. 1826).

Correspondence re H. R. 1826 ["To increase the rates of basic compensation of officers and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (John E. Moss, Jr. - California).]

F 56: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postal Pay (H. R. 2987).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2987.

b. H. R. 2987:  "To increase the rates of basic salary of postmasters, officers, supervisors, and employees in the postal field service, to eliminate certain salary inequities, and for other purposes" (Tom Murray - Tennessee).

c. Bulletin re Postal Pay in the U.N.A.P.C.C. News Flash.

F 57: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postal Pay (H. R. 4644/S. 1489).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4644; S. 1489.

b. H. R. 4644:  "To increase the rates of basic salary of postmasters, officers, supervisors, and employees in the postal field service, to eliminate certain salary inequities, and for other purposes" (Frank Carlson - Kansas).

c. House Report 224 (H. R. 4644):  "Postal Field Service Compensation Act of 1955."

d. Article:  "Hazards of Carrying Mail."

F 58: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postal Pay (S. 2061).

Correspondence re S. 2061 ["To increase the rates of basic compensation of officers and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Earle C. Clements - Kentucky; Richard I. Neuberger - Oregon; Mike Monroney - Oklahoma; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; W. Kerr Scott - North Carolina; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. - Missouri)].

F 59: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Postal Substitutes (H. R. 9766/S. 3592).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9766; S. 3592.

b. H. R. 9766:  "To provide in certain additional cases for the granting of the status of regular substitute in the postal field service" (James C. Davis - Georgia). 

c. S. 3592:  "To provide in certain additional cases for the granting of the status of regular substitute in the postal field service" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).

F 60: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Postmasters (S. 655).

Correspondence re S. 655 ["To amend the act to require the Postmaster General to reimburse postmasters of discontinued post offices for equipment owned by the postmaster" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).

F 61: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Star Routes.

a. Correspondence re legislation to amend Public Law 669 (S. 263)

b. S. 263:  "To provide for the carrying of mail on star routes and for other purposes" (n.d.)  Eightieth Congress.

F 62: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1955).  Star Routes (S. 1329/S. 1330).

a. Correspondence re S. 1329; S. 1330; newspaper article.

b. S. 1329:  "To require certain specifications to be included in star-route and screen-vehicle-service contracts and in advertisements for bids on such contracts" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).

c. S. 1330:  "Relating to the renewal and adjustment of star-route and screen-vehicle-service contracts" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina).

d. Newspaper Article:  J. Nelson Taylor:  "Hauling the Country Mail is No Picnic."

F 63: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Union (H. R. 697).

Correspondence re H. R. 697 ["To amend section 6 of the act of August 24, 1912:  "To amend section 6 of the act of August 24, 1912, as amended, with respect to the recognition of organizations of postal and Federal employees" (George M. Rhodes - Pennsylvania)]. 

F 64: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Union (H. R. 10237).

Correspondence re H. R. 10237 ["To amend section 6 of the act of August 24, 1912, as amended, with respect to the recognition of organizations of postal and Federal employees" (George M. Rhodes - Pennsylvania)].



F 65: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Unions (S. 3593).

Correspondence re S. 3593 ["To amend section 6 of the act of August 24, 1912, as amended, with respect to the recognition of organizations of postal and Federal employees" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina)].

F 66: Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on (1956).  Veterans Preference.

a. Correspondence re resolutions.

b. Resolution re opposition to legislation giving veterans professional rights in United States Civil Service positions.

c. Resolution re Section 8 of the Veteran's Preference Act of 1944.

F 67: Printing, Joint Committee on (1956).  Pictorial Directory.

Correspondence re Pictorial Directory for the Eighty-fifth Congress.

F 68: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Archaeology.

a. Correspondence re report.

b. Report re Conference of Archaeologists.

F 69: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Committee materials.

List:  Membership of Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Works.

F 70: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Connecticut Flood.

Correspondence re Connecticut Flood as well as proposal to consider flood prevention measures.

F 71: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Flood Control.

a. Correspondence re resolution.

b. Resolution re development of the flood control program.

F 72: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Grazing Leases (H. R. 12323).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 12323; resolution.

b. H. R. 12323:  "To provide for the renewal of certain grazing leases of Federal land in the Lake Texoma, Denison Dam project area, Oklahoma and Texas" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

c. Resolution re H. R. 12323.

F 73: Public Works, Committee on (1955-1956).  Highways:  General:  Correspondence and Data.

a. Correspondence re Federal Highway Bill; Proposed exemption of taxicabs from all tax provisions; relocation of public utilities for highway improvement; incorporation of prevailing wage requirements in highway program; booklet; memorandum; statements.

b. Statement:  James F. Pinkney:  "Position of the Trucking Industry on the Cabinent Committee Report on National Transportation Policy and Organization."

c. Memorandum re Water Resource Development.

d. Statement "Urgent Need for Expanded Federal State Highway Program."

e. Policy Statement re Highways.

f. Editorial:  "Needed a Highway Program."

F 74: Public Works, Committee on (1955-1956).  Highways:  General:  Data.

a. Correspondence re remarks.

b. Remarks:  "The Highway Program."

c. Remarks:  Brady Gentry (Texas):  "The Future of Highway Legislation."*

d. Report:  "Applicability of Prevailing Wage and Overtime Provisions to the Federal Aid Highway Program."

e. Newspaper Articles:

1. "Federal Highway Boss Gets Orders to Start."

2. "New Highway Design System is Approved."

3. "New Highway Law Calls for 5 Studies."

F 75: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways:  Utility Relocation.

a. Correspondence re statement; reimbursing public utilities for the cost of relocating facilities in connection with Federal highway expansion; report.

b. Statement:  Frank C. Balfour:  "Presentation of the Utility Relocation Prob- (?) In Connection With Highway Construction."

c. Report:  Brady Gentry (Texas):  "A Gift to the Utilities."

F 76: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways (H. R. 18).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 18.

b. H. R. 18:  "To provide for a system of cross-country superhighways" (John D. Dingell, Sr. - Michigan).

F 77: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways (H. R. 7072).  Correspondence:  (A - G).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7072; statement; report.

b. H. R. 7072:  "To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George B. Fallon - Maryland).

c. Statement:  Matt Triggs:  Financing of Highway Program.

d. Report re H. R. 7072.

F 78: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways (H. R. 7072).  Correspondence (H - O).

Correspondence re H. R. 7072 ["To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland)].

F 79: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways (H. R.  7072).  Correspondence:  (P - V) and multi-signatories.

Correspondence re H. R. 7072 ["To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland).

F 80: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways (H. R. 7072).  Davis-Bacon Act.

Correspondence re H. R. 7072 ["To amend and supplement the Federal the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland)].

F 81: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways (H. R.  7072).  Utility Rights-of-Way.

Correspondence re H. R. 7072 ["To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland).

F 82: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways Thompson Bill (H. R. 7370).

Correspondence re H. R. 7370 ["To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (T. Ashton Thompson - Louisiana)].

F 83: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways:  Financing (H. R. 7474).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7474; report.

b. H. R. 7072:  "To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland).

c. Report re problems incident to the Highway Bill.*

d. Booklet:  "What do the Railroads Really Want?"

F 84: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways:  Financing (H. R. 7474):  Davis-Bacon, utilities, etc.

Correspondence re H. R. 7072:  "To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George B. Fallon - Maryland).

F 85: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Highways:  (H. R. 8336):  Davis-Bacon Act.

Correspondence re H. R. 8336 ["To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland)].

F 86: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Highways:  (H. R. 8336):  Financing, Utilities, etc.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8336; leaflets.

b. H. R. 8336:  "To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland).

c. Leaflet:  "How Existing Federal Taxes Affect Cars and Trucks."

d. Leaflet:  "How The Fallon Bill H. R. 7474 Compared With the Steed Proposal."

e. Leaflet:  "How The Fallon Bill H. R. 7474 Would Have Burdened Trucks."

f. Leaflet:  "How The Steed Substitute Proposal Would Have Applied."

g. Leaflet:  "How Federal Automotive Excise Taxes Have Exceeded Highway Expenditures."

F 87: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Highways:  (H. R. 10660).  Legislation.

H. R. 10660:  "To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide additional revenue from the taxes on motor fuel, tires, and trucks and buses; and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland).

F 88: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Highways:  (H. R. 10660):  Davis-Bacon Act provisions.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 10660; report.

b. H. R. 10660:  "To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide additional revenue from the taxes on motor fuel, tires, and trucks and buses; and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland).

c. Report:  Minority Views on the Davis-Bacon Provision.

F 89: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Highways:  (H. R. 10660):  General Correspondence.

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 10660.

b. H. R. 10660:  "To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide additional revenue from the taxes on motor fuel, tires, and trucks and buses; and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland).

c. Article:  re:  Message From The Senate in the Congressional Record - House.

F 90: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Highways:  (H. R. 10660):  Truck Provisions.

H. R. 10660:  "To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide additional revenue from the taxes on motor fuel, tires, and trucks and buses; and for other purposes" (George H. Fallon - Maryland).*

F 91: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways:  (S. 1048).

a. Correspondence re S. 1048; statement; editorial.

b. S. 1048:  "To amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355) as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes" (Albert Gore - Tennessee; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma; Stuart Symington - Missouri; Strom Thurmond - South Carolina; Pat McNamara - Michigan; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; Francis Case - South Dakota).*

c. Statement:  Harold R. Peterson, re Public Works.

d. Editorial:  "For a New Roads Program."



F 92: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Highways:  (S. 1573).

Correspondence re S. 1573 ["To provide a ten-year program of Federal-aid highway authorizations; to establish a corporation to acquire rights-of-way required for the completion of the national system of interstate highways; and for other purposes" (Francis Case - South Dakota)].

F 93: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Hoover Commission.

Letter from Charles D. Curran re notification of an error in an article entitled "Power Rates - Southwestern Power Administration."

F 94: Public Works, Committee on. Hugo Reservoir.

a. Statement CA, re Relocation of the Hugo Reservoir on the Kiamichi River.

b. Report:  "Request for $15,000 Survey Funds to Modify The Hugo Reservoir On Kiamichi River (Red River) In Oklahoma."

F 95: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Lake Texoma Highway Crossing (H. R. 3203).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3203.

b. H. R. 3203:  "To authorize construction of a highway crossing Lake Texoma, Red River, Texas and Oklahoma" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 96: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Lake Texoma Bridge (H. R. 4552/H. R. 6641/S. 628/S. 1318):  Legislation.

a. H. R. 4552:  "To authorize the construction of a highway crossing over Lake Texoma, Red River, Texas and Oklahoma" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

b. H. R. 6641:  "To modify the project for the Denison Reservoir in Red River in Texas and Oklahoma in order to provide for a highway bridge across Lake Texoma." (...)

c. S. 628:  "To authorize construction of a highway crossing over Lake Texoma, Red River, Texas and Oklahoma" (Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma).*

d. S. 1318 (As Introduced):  "To authorize construction of a highway crossing over Lake Texoma, Red River, Texas and Oklahoma" (Mike Monroney - Oklahoma; Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma).

e. S. 1318:  (With Title Change and as Reported):  "To modify the project for the Denison Reservoir on Red River in Texas and Oklahoma in order to provide for a highway bridge across Lake Texoma" (Mike Monroney - Oklahoma; Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma).*

f. Letter (Document No. 496):  "Highway crossing over Lake Texoma at the Willis Site, Denison Reservoir, Red River Basin, Texas and Oklahoma."  (From:  Secretary of the Army).*

g. House Report 1047 (H. R. 6641):  "Modifying the Project for the Denison Reservoir on Red River in Texas and Oklahoma in Order to Provide for a Highway Bridge across Lake Texoma."*

F 97: Public Works, Committee on (1955-1956).  Lake Texoma Bridge (H. R. 4552/H. R. 6641/S. 628/S. 1318):  Correspondence and Data.

a. Correspondence re Willis Bridge (S. 628); H. R. 4552.

b. Statement:  CA, re 1318.*

c. Clippings:

1. "Willis Bridge Funds Are Allocated by Oklahoma"

2. "First Willis Span Contract Is Due Soon."

3. "Gary Writes Ike for Willis Bridge Funds."

4. "Texoma Group Seeking Funds."

5. "Senators to Hear Stoldt's Fund Plea."

6. "Senate Approves Bridge at Willis."

7. Allen Cromley:  "Texoma Bridge Gets Faint O.K."

8. "Willis Bridge Bill Is Headed To Eisenhower." 

9. "Senators Back Willis Bridge."

10. Jim Young:  "High Hurdles in Path of Governor's Willis Bridge Plan"

d. Remarks:  CA:  "Denison Reservoir, Red River Texas-Oklahoma Project."

e. Remarks:  Robert S. Kerr (Oklahoma), re S. 1318.

F 98: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Little River projects (H. R. 1005).

H. R. 1005:  "To modify the authorized project for construction of the Millwood Reservoir on the Little River in Arkansas to include the construction of the Pine Creek, Lukfata, Sherwood (Narrows) and Broken Bow Reservoirs" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 99: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Missouri Valley Authority (H. R. 2687).

H. R. 2687:  "To establish a Missouri Valley Authority to provide for unified water control and resource development on the Missouri River and its tributaries and watershed, to prevent floods, reclaim and irrigate lands, encourage agriculture, stimulate industrial expansion, develop low-cost hydroelectric power, promote navigation, increase recreational possibilities, protect wildlife, strengthen the national defense, and for other purposes" (Roy W. Wier - Minnesota).

F 100: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Niagara Power (H. R. 1147).

Correspondence re H. R. 1147 "To authorize the construction of certain works of improvement in the Niagara River for power and other purposes" (Charles A. Buckley - New York)].

F 101: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Oklahoma.

Report re various public works issues pertaining to Oklahoma.

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