CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 24

Box 25: Eighty-Fourth Congress:  Public Works - Ways and Means

F 1: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Southwestern Power Administration.

Booklet:  Southwestern Power Administration:  "Proposed Increase in Electric Rates" [Transcript of Proceedings].

F 2: Public Works, Committee on (1955).  Surplus Property (H. R. 4553).

H. R. 4553:  "To prohibit the disposal of certain surplus real property" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 3: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Tennessee Valley Authority (S. 2373).

Correspondence re S. 2373 ["To amend the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933, as amended, and for other purposes" (Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma)].

F 4: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Upper Colorado River Project.

Correspondence re legislation pertaining to the Upper Colorado River Project.

F 5: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Water Pollution (H. R. 9540).

Correspondence re H. R. 9540 ["To extend and strengthen the Water Pollution Control Act" (John A. Blatnik - Minnesota)].

F 6: Public Works, Committee on (1956).  Water Pollution (S. 890).

Correspondence re S. 890 ["To extend the Water Pollution Control Act" (Edward Martin - Pennsylvania; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; James H. Duff - Pennsylvania; William F. Knowland - California; Thomas H. Kuchel - California)].

F 7: Questionnaires (1955).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 208.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 208.

F 8: Questionnaires (1955).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 209.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 209 (H. R. 43, H. R. 351, H. R. 1, H. R. 2232, S. J. Res. 1).

F 9: Questionnaires (1955).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 210.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 210 (H. R. 687, S. 57, S. 880, H. R. 2674, H. R. 1780, S. 150, H. R. 521).

F 10: Questionnaires (1955).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 211.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 211.

F 11: Questionnaires (1955).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 212.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 212 (S. 776, H. R. 4441, H. R. 1857).

F 12: Questionnaires (1955).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 216.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 216 (H. R. 7225, H. R.  3892).

F 13: Questionnaires (1956).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 217.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 217 (H. R. 2384, H. R. 567, S. 50).

F 14: Questionnaires (1956).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 219.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 219 (H. R. 9067, H. R.  9082, H. R. 3107, H. R. 8642).

F 15: Questionnaires (1956).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 220.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 220 (H. R. 9514, S. 3129, H. R. 9690, S. 2474, S. J. Res. 1).

F 16: Questionnaires (1956).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 221.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 221 (H. R. 9398, S. 3516, H. R. 10613).

F 17: Questionnaires (1956).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 222.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 22 (S. J. Res. 100, H. R. 2384, S. 3842, H. R. 269).

F 18: Questionnaires (1956).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 223.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 223.

F 19: Questionnaires (1956).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 224.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 224.

F 20: Questionnaires (1956).  National Federation of Independent Business:  Ballot No. 225.

Correspondence re Ballot No. 225.

F 20b: Resolutions (1955-1956). Court cases.

H. Res. 329 - Catherine Sullivan versus Kilgore Manufacturing Company (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

H. Res. 498 - Hattie Freeman Dodson versus Howard T. Dodson (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 21: Resolutions (1956).  United Auto Workers.

a. Correspondence re resolution; newspaper.

b. Resolution:  International Executive Board, United Auto Works:  "1956 Legislative Program." 

c. Newspaper:  The Automobile Worker (January, 1956).

F 22: Rules, Committee on (1956).  Campaign Financing (S. 3308). 

a. Correspondence re S. 3308; booklet.

b. S. 3308:  "To revise the Federal election laws, to prevent corrupt practices in Federal elections, to permit deductions for Federal income tax purposes of certain political contributions, and for other purposes" (Lyndon B. Johnson - Texas; William F.  Knowland - California; Earle C. Clements - Kentucky; Styles Bridges - New Hampshire; Carl Hayden - Arizona; Mike Mansfield - Montana; Wayne Morse - Oregon; W. Kerr Scott - North Carolina; Everett M.  Dirksen - Illinois; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Clinton P. Anderson - New Mexico; John J. Sparkman - Alabama; Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; J. William Fulbright - Arkansas; Matthew M. Neely - West Virginia; Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma; Joseph C. O'Mahoney - Wyoming; Price Daniel - Texas; Frank Carlson - Kansas; John F. Kennedy - Massachusetts; Theodore Francis Green - Rhode Island; Alan Bible - Nevada; Norris Cotton - New Hampshire; James E. Murray - Montana; J. Allen Frear, Jr. - Delaware; Henry M.  Jackson - Washington; John O. Pastore - Rhode Island; Prescott Bush - Connecticut; Irving M. Ives - New York; Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; Walter F. George - Georgia; Francis Case - South Dakota; Edward Martin - Pennsylvania; George A.  Smathers - Florida; J. Glenn Beall - Maryland; Mike Monroney - Oklahoma; James O. Eastland - Mississippi; Strom Thurmond - South Carolina; John L. McClellan - Arkansas; H. Alexander Smith - New Jersey; Spessard L. Holland - Florida; James H. Duff - Pennsylvania; Frederick G. Payne - Maine; Allen J.  Ellender - Louisiana; Edward J. Thye - Minnesota; Leverett Saltonstall - Massachusetts; John W. Bricker - Ohio; Wallace F. Bennett - Utah; Bourke B. Hickenlooper - Iowa; Sam J. Ervin, Jr. - North Carolina; George W. Malone - Nevada; Alexander Wiley - Wisconsin; Thomas H. Kuchel - California; Gordon Allott - Colorado; Clifford P. Case - Jersey; John M. Butler - Maryland; William E. Jenner - Indiana; Herman Welker - Idaho; Barry M. Goldwater - Wisconsin; Frank A. Barrett - Wyoming; Roman L. Hruska - Nebraska; Milton R. Young - North Dakota; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; A. Willis Robertson - Virginia; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Russell B. Long - Louisiana; Harry Flood Byrd, Sr. - Virginia; Homer F. Capehart - Indiana; Carl T. Curtis - Nebraska; Charles E. Potter - Michigan; Lister Hill - Alabama; George D. Aiken - Vermont; Henry C. Dworshak - Idaho; Ralph E. Flanders - Vermont; Eugene D. Millikin - Colorado; Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota; William A. Purtell - Connecticut; Andrew F. Schoeppel - Kansas; Arthur V. Watkins - Utah; John J.  Williams - Delaware; Stuart Symington - Missouri).

c. Booklet:  "Proposal of United Automobile Workers For A Five Dollar Ceiling On Political Contributions."

F 23: Rules, Committee on (1956).  College Education Programs (H. J. Res. 634).

a. Correspondence re H. J. Res. 634.

b. H. J. Res. 634:  "To establish a joint congressional committee to be known as the Joint Committee on Expanded College Educational Facilities and Programs in the United States" (Harris B. McDowell, Jr. - Delaware).

c. Editorial:  Saturday Evening Post:  "We Also Need More Teachers of Science." 

F 24: Rules, Committee on (1955).  Drought Committee (H. Con Res. 58/H. Con. Res. 59).

a. Correspondence re H. Con. Res. 58; resolutions; list.

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

c. Resolutions re Cotton Allotments (Adopted by Farmers of various counties of Oklahoma).*

d. List:  Democratic Committee assignments.

e. H. Con. Res. 59:  "Creating a joint committee to investigate drought conditions and the drought program" (Ed Edmondson - Oklahoma).

f. Editorial:  Allen Cromley:  "Cultivating The Capitol."

g. Newspaper Article:  J. Nelson Taylor:  "Legislator Seeks Dust Bowl Control."

h. Editorial:  Sylvia Porter:  "Two for One."

i. Joint Release:  Paul H. Douglas (Illinois); Ed Edmondson (Oklahoma) and CA re drought conditions.

j. Remarks:  Ed Edmondson (Oklahoma):  "More Facts on Drought Damage."

H. Con. Res. 58:  See also:  Agriculture, committee on:  Cotton (S. 259).



F 25: Rules, Committee on (1956).  Home Rule (H. Res. 391).

a. Correspondence re H. Res. 391; Declaration of Principle [below].

b. H. Res. 391:  "Providing for the consideration of the bill (S. 669) to provide an elected mayor, city council, school board, and nonvoting Delegate to the House of Representatives for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes" (Harley O. Staggers - West Virginia).

c. Declaration of Principle re support for H. Res. 391.

d. Clipping:  "Nation's Papers Urge Home Rule For Washington."

F 26: Rules, Committee on (1955).  Small Business (H. Res. 55).

H. Res. 55:  "Creating a select committee to conduct a study and investigation of the problems of small business" (Wright Patman - Texas).

F 27: Rules, Committee on (1955).  Tax-exempt Foundations.  (H. Res. 217).

a. Correspondence re H. Res. 217.

b. H. Res. 217:  "To authorize the Committee on the District of Columbia to investigate and study the Metropolitan Police Department, the Park Police, the Traffic Bureau, and the Corporation Counsel's Office."  (John L. McMillan - South Carolina).*

F 28: Rules, Committee on (1955).  Witness Fees (H. Res. 174).

a. Correspondence re H. Res. 174.

b. H. Res. 174:  "Amending the rules of the House of Representatives to increase the pay of witnesses" (Omar Burleson - Texas).

F 29: Small Business, Committee on (1955).  General.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 60.

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

c. Leaflet:  "Action Promoting the Welfare of Independent Business By ... National Federation of Independent Business."

F 30: Small Business, Committee on (1956).  Tax Guide.

a. Correspondence re Committee Print [below].

b. Committee Print:  "Tax Guide For Small Business."

F 31: Survivor Benefits, Select Committee on (1956).  (H. R. 7089).

Correspondence re H. R. 7089:  "To provide benefits for the survivors of servicemen and veterans, and for other purposes" (Porter Hardy, Jr. - Virginia).

F 32: Un-American Activities, Committee on (1956).  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Concurrent Resolution:  South Carolina State Legislature:  "Requesting the Attorney General of the United States to place the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on the Subversive List for reasons set forth herein."  (By Hart, Stuckey, Askins, Gardner, and Arthur of House of Representatives of South Carolina).



F 33: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  American Legion.

a. Leaflet:  "National Legislative Bulletin."

b. Resolution re Veteran's Preference.

F 34: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Automobiles (H. R. 5037).

Correspondence re H. R. 5037 ["To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts)].

F 35: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Bonus:  World War II.

Correspondence re payment of a bonus to World War II veterans.

F 36: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Bradley Commission.

a. Correspondence re remarks; report.

b. Remarks:  George S. Long (Louisiana):  "President's Commission On Veterans' Pension Report."

c. Report:  "The President's Commission On Veterans' Pensions."

d. Statement:  Omer W. Clark (Disabled American Veterans):  "Proposed Legislation Report By The President's Commission On Veterans' Pensions."

e. Report:  re:  "Highlights of the Bradley Commission Report along with Comments from Omer W. Clark, National Director of Legislation, Disabled American Veterans."

F 37: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Committee Materials.

a. Correspondence re "Veterans' pension proposals pending before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs"; H. R. 4264; H. R. 7886; H. R. 9121; H. R. 656; H. R. 93; H. R. 551.

b. House Committee Print 166:  "Veterans' Legislation."  Eighty-fourth Congress.

c. Leaflet:  "Non-Service-Connected Pension For World I Veterans."

F 38: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956). Disabilities (H. R. 7144).

Correspondence re H. R. 7144 ["To provide that no application shall be required for the payment of statutory awards for certain conditions which prior to August 1, 1952, have been determined by the Veterans' Administration to be service connected" (E. Ross Adair - Indiana).

F 39: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  General/ Miscellaneous Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re Hoxes Commission; Bradley Commission School Construction Bill; Powell Amendment; Proposed Veteran's Pension Bill; House Committee Print No. 236.

b. Clipping:  "Committee O.K.'s Veterans' Aid."

c. S. 4229:  "To extend to certain persons who served in the military, naval, or air service on or after June 27, 1950, the benefits of Public Law Numbered 16, Seventy-eighth Congress, as amended" (Original bill by ...). Eighty-first Congress.*

F 40: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  GI Bill.

a. Correspondence re extension of the GI Home Loan Bill; Resolution; Title III of the Servicemen's Readjustment Bill; Resolution; Title III of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944; Committee Print 249.

b. Resolution re Extension of the GI Home Loan Guaranty Program.

c. Committee Print 249:  re:  A report on a bill to provide an additional period for World War II veterans to obtain guaranteed loans.

d. Clipping:  "V. A. Housing Bill Blasted by T.H.B.A."

e. Press Release:  Ed Edmondson (Oklahoma) re GI Home Loan Guaranty Program.

F 41: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  GI Bill (H. R. 587).

Correspondence re H. R. 587 ["To provide that persons serving in the Armed Forces on January 31, 1955, may continue to accrue educational benefits under the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952, and for other purposes" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

F 42: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  GI Bill (H. R. 7954)/H. R. 8127/S. 533).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7954; H. R. 8127; S. 533.

b. H. R. 7954:  "To increase the education and training allowance under the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952" (Henry S. Reuss - Wisconsin).

c. H. R. 8127:  "To increase the education and training allowance under the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952" (John E. Fogarty - Rhode Island).

d. S. 533:  "To increase the education and training allowance under the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952" (Milton R. Young - North Dakota).

F 43: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  GI Bill (H. R. 11059).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 11059; Resolution (See [below].

b. H. R. 11059:  "To extend for an additional six years the authority to make, guarantee, and insure loans under title III of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended" (Ed Edmondson - Oklahoma).

c. Resolution re Extension of the GI Home Loan Law.

F 44: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  GI Bill (H. R. 11075).

H. R. 11075:  "To extend for an additional six years the authority to make, guarantee, and insure loans under title III of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, as amended" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 45: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  GI Bill (S. 533).

Correspondence re S. 533 ["To increase the education and training allowances under the Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1952" (Milton R. Young - North Dakota).

F 46: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  GI Bill:  On-Farm Training (H. R. 589).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 589.

b. H. R. 589:  "To amend the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952 to provide that education and training allowances paid to veterans pursuing institutional on-farm training shall not be reduced for twelve months after they have begun their training" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).*

F 47: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  GI Bill:  On-farm Training (H. R. 4006/S. 2081).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4006; S. 2081.

b. H. R. 4006:  "To amend the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952 to provide that education and training allowances paid to veterans pursuing institutional on-farm training shall not be reduced for twelve months after they have begun their training" (Elizabeth Kee - West Virginia).

c. S. 2081:  "To amend the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952 to provide that education and training allowances paid to veterans pursuing institutional on-farm training shall not be reduced for twelve months after they have begun their training" (Lister Hill - Alabama).

F 48: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955-1956).  Pensions.

Correspondence re legislation which would provide for increases in veterans' pension benefits; Report which would place veterans drawing compensation as pension under a social security program; Veterans' Legislation in general; Pension and compensation benefits of Spanish-American and World War I Veterans; Social Security Act.

F 49: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  Disability (H. R. 579/H. R. 704).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 579; H. R. 704.

b. H. R. 579:  "To provide increases in the monthly rates of compensation and pension payable to certain veterans and their dependents" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).*

c. H. R. 704:  "To provide increases in the monthly rates of compensation payable to veterans with service-connected disabilities" (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).*

F 50: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  Disability (H. R. 1624/H. R. 9767).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1624; H. R. 9767.

b. H. R. 1624:  "To revise the requirement for award of additional disability compensation to veterans who have dependents, and for other purposes" (Olin E.  Teague - Texas).

c. H. R. 9767:  "To provide increases in the monthly rates of compensation for service-connected disability and death payable under laws administered by the Veterans' Administration" (W. J. Bryan Dorn - South Carolina).

d. Leaflet:  re:  "Increased Rates for Non-Service-Connected Pension as Passed House."  1 copy.

e. Clipping:  "Veterans' Pensions" Congressional Record.

F 51: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  Disability (H. R. 7886).  Data.

a. H. R. 7886:  "To amend part II of the Veterans Regulation No. 1(a) to liberalize the basis for, and increase the monthly rates of disability pension awards" (W. J. Bryan Dorn - South Carolina).

b. House Report 2302 (H. R. 7886):  "Increasing Rates of, and Liberalizing the Basis for Payment of, Nonservice-connected Pension and Servicee-connected Compensation."

c. Leaflet:  W. J. Bryan Dorn (South Carolina):  "Increased Rates For Pension And Compensation."

F 52: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  Disability (H. R. 7886).  Correspondence.

Correspondence re H. R. 7886 ["To amend part II of Veterans Regulation No. 1 (a) to liberalize the basis for, and increase the monthly rates of disability pension awards" (W. J. Bryan Dorn - South Carolina)].

F 53: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  Disability (H. R. 11310).

Correspondence re H. R. 11410 ["To provide increases in monthly rates of compensation for service-connected disability and death payable under laws administered by the Veterans' Administration and to liberalize the requirements for awarding additional disability compensation to veterans who have dependents, and for other purposes" (Olin E. Teague - Texas)].

F 54: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  Outside Earnings (H. R. 644).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 644.

b. H. R. 644:  "To increase the annual income limitations governing the payment of pension to certain veterans and their dependents" (Paul Cunningham - Iowa).*

F 55: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  Korean (H. R. 5893.)

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5893; report.

b. H. R. 5893:  "To amend paragraph I(a) part I of Veterans Regulation No. 1(a) as amended, to make its provisions applicable to active service on or after June 27, 1950, and prior to February 1, 1955, and for other purposes" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

c. Senate Report 1023 (H. R. 5893):  "Amending Paragraph I(a) Part I of Veterans Regulation No. 1(a) as Amended, to Make Its Provisions Applicable to Active Service on and after June 27, 1950, and Prior to February 1, 1955."

d. Clipping:  "Pensions Bill Approved."

F 56: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  Philippines (H. J. Res. 110).

Correspondence re H. J. Res. 110 ["Placing certain individuals who served in the Armed Forces of the United States in the Moro Province, including Mindanao, and in the islands of Leyete and Samar after July 4, 1902, and their survivors, in the same status as those who served in the Armed Forces during the Philippine Insurrection and their survivors" (Barratt O'Hara - Illinois)].

F 57: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955-1956).  Pensions:  Spanish-American War.

Correspondence re proposal to increase pensions of the Spanish-American War widows to at least $75.00 per month.

F 58: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  Spanish-American War (H. R. 2867).

Correspondence re H. R. 2867 ["To increase the monthly rates of pension payable to widows of deceased veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection" (Barratt O'Hara - Illinois).

F 59: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  Spanish-American War (H. J. Res. 65).

Correspondence re H. J. Res. 65 ["Placing certain individuals who served in the Armed Forces of the United States in the Moro Province, including Mindanao, and in the islands of Leyete and Samar after July 4, 1902, and their survivors, in the same status as those who served in the Armed Forces during the Philippine Insurrection and their survivors" (Russell V. Mack - Washington).

F 60: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  World War I.

a. Correspondence re petitions.

b. Petition:  "Separate Pension Program for World War I Veterans."

F 61: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  World War I.

a. Correspondence re petition.

b. Petition:  "Separate Pension For World War I Veterans." 

F 62: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Pensions:  World War I (H. R. 9121).

Correspondence re H. R. 9121 ["To establish an additional pension program for veterans of World War I" (Wayne N. Aspinall - Colorado)].

F 63: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  World Wars I and II (S. 1213).

a. Correspondence re S. 1213; article.

b. S. 1213:  "To provide the same basis for awarding pensions to widows and children of veterans of World War II as is now provided for widows and children of veterans of World War I, to provide pensions for widows and children of veterans of World Wars I and II who died in service not in line of duty, to increase the income limitations for widows and children of veterans of World Wars I and II, and to redefine the terms 'widow of World War I' and 'widow of World War II'" (Milton R. Young - North Dakota).

c. Article:  Lucille Johnson:  "Protection for Widows and Orphans."

F 64: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  World War II (H. R. 1846).

H. R. 1846:  "To provide that pensions shall be extended to the widows and children of deceased World War II veterans on the same conditions as they are now extended to the widows and children of deceased World War I veterans" (Jamie L. Whitten - Mississippi).

F 65: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  World War II (H. R. 4840).

H. R. 4840:  "To provide pension for widows and children of deceased veterans of World War II, or of service on and after June 27, 1950, on the same basis as pension is provided for widows and children of deceased veterans of World War I" (W. J. Bryan Dorn - South Carolina).

F 66: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  Word War and Korea (H. R. 2440).

H. R. 2440:  "To provide the pensions for non-service-connected death shall be extended to the widows and children of deceased World War II and Korean veterans under the same conditions as apply to the widows and children of deceased World War I veterans" (Sid Simpson - Illinois).

F 67: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Pensions:  World War II and Korea (H. R. 2863).

H. R. 2863:  "To provide pensions for non-service-connected death shall be extended to the widows and children of deceased World War II and Korean veterans under the same conditions as apply to the widows and children of deceased World War I veterans" (Wilbur D.  Mills - Arkansas).

F 68: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Physicians' Fees (H. R. 3615).

Correspondence re H. R. 3615 ["To provide for the equitable adjustment of compensation for physicians assigned to residency training in the Veterans' Administration" (James E. Van Zandt - Pennsylvania).

F 69: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  State Veterans' Homes.

Correspondence re State Veterans' homes; recognition of War Veterans proposing a "veterans ward;" closing of veterans hospital.

F 70: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  State Veterans' Homes (H. R. 4977).

Correspondence re H. R. 4977 ["To provide assistance to the states in the construction, modernization, additions, and/or improvement of domiciliary or hospital buildings of state or Territorial operated soldier's homes by a grant to subsidize in part the capital outlay cost" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma)

F 71: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  State Veterans' Homes (H. R. 4986/H. R. 4988/H. R. 5006/ H. R. 5009/S. 1459).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4986; H. R. 4988; H. R.  5006; H. R. 5009; S. 1459.

b. H. R. 4986:  "To provide assistance to the states in the construction, modernization, additions, and/or improvement of domiciliary or hospital buildings of state or Territorial operated soldiers' homes by a grant to subsidize in part the capitol outlay cost" (Ed Edmondson - Oklahoma).

c. H. R. 4988:  "To provide assistance to the states in the construction, modernization, additions, and/or improvement of domiciliary or hospital buildings of state or Territorial operated soldiers' homes by a grant to subsidize in part the capital outlay cost" (John Jarman - Oklahoma).

d. H. R. 5006:  "To provide assistance to the states in the construction, modernization, additions, and/or improvement of domiciliary or hospital buildings of state or Territorially operated soldiers' homes by a grant to subsidize in part the capital outlay cost" (Tom Steed - Oklahoma).

e. H. R. 5009:  "To provide assistance to the state in the construction, modernization, additions, and/or improvement of domiciliary or hospital buildings of state or Territorial operated soldiers' homes by a grant to subsidize in part the capitol outlay cost" (Victor Wickersham - Oklahoma).

f. S. 1459:  "To provide assistance to the states in the construction, modernization, additions, and/or improvement of domiciliary or hospital buildings of state or territorial operated soldiers' homes by a grant to subsidize in part the capital outlay cost" (A. S. Mike Monroney - Oklahoma; Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma).

F 72: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1956).  Survivors Benefits (H. R. 9824). 

Correspondence re H. R. 9824 ["To establish an educational-assistance program for children of servicemen who died as a result of a disability or disease incurred in line of duty during World War II or the Korean conflict" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

F 73: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Veterans' Hospitals.

a. Correspondence re Hoover Commission report calling for closing of nineteen veterans hospitals; Committee Print 31 pertaining to the operations of Veterans' Administration Hospital and Medical program.

b. Press Release re Hoover Commission.

c. Statement:  CA, re Hoover Commission.

F 74: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1955).  Veterans of Foreign Wars.

a. Correspondence re public opinion on the Five Point Program; resolutions.

b. Resolution:  Veterans of Foreign Wars [First District], re opposing program which discriminates against veterans.

c. Leaflet:  "The Veterans of Foreign Wars Five-Point National Security Program.

d. Leaflet:  "The Veterans of Foreign Wars Five-Point National Security Program."

e. Leaflet:  "The Opening Salvo/V.F.W. Fires the First Round in Drive for Separate Pension Program for World War I Veterans."  By Omar B. Ketchum.

F 75: Ways and Means, Committee on (19 ).  Committee Materials.

List of members of the House Ways and Means Committee.

F 76: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Government Spending.  Correspondence:  re:  Magazine.

a. Correspondence re magazine.

b. Article:  "What Federal Handouts are Costing You" by Harry S. Byrd (Virginia) in American Magazine.

Correspondence re H. R. 7357 ["Relating to the fixing of interest rates, fees, or charges with respect to loans made, insured, or guaranteed by agencies of the United States" (Marguerite Stitt Church - Illinois)];

S. 2532 ["Relating to the fixing of interest rates, fees, or charges with respect to loans made, insured, or guaranteed by agencies of the United States" (Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin)];

H. R. 7359 ["To require that the rate of interest payable by agencies of the Government on loans and advances from the Treasury shall be not less that the going rate of interest paid by the Treasury on its obligations of comparable maturities" (Marguerite Stitt Church - Illinois)]; and

S. 2533 ["To require that the rate of interest payable by agencies of the Government on loans and advances from the Treasury shall be not less that the going rate of interest paid by the Treasury on its obligations of comparable maturities" (Joseph R. McCarthy - Wisconsin). 

F 77: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Lottery (H. R. 6626).

Correspondence re H. R. 6626 ["To provide for a Federal lottery to raise funds for Federal hospitals, the blind, recipients of old-age assistance, and disabled veterans" (Paul A. Fine - New York)].

F 78: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Blind.

a. Correspondence re Social Security legislation which would aid the blind; H. R. 7225; A bill; amendments to Title II of the Social Security Act; Resolution.

b. Proposed Legislation:  Oklahoma Association of the Blind:  "To amend the Social Security Act to provide blindness insurance benefits for certain blind persons."

c. Resolution re Federal Social Security Act and Old Age Pensions.

F 79: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955-1956).  Social Security/Old Age Pensions:  Dentists.

Correspondence re public support of dentists being covered by the Old Age and Survivors Insurance Program.

F 80: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pension:  Federal-State Plans (H. R. 9900).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9900.

b. H. R. 9900:  "To amend title I of the Social Security Act to increase the amounts payable thereunder by the Federal Government to States having approved plans for old-age assistance" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 81: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Farmers:  Farmers Union data.

a. Legislative Analysis Memorandum:  " What Farmers Are Asking About Social Security."

b. Legislative Analysis Memorandum:  "Social Security Legislation."

F 82: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Food Stamps (S. 627).

Correspondence re S. 627 ["To provide supplementary benefits for others who are in need through the issuance of certificates to be used in the acquisition of surplus agricultural food products" (Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma; J. Allen Frear, Jr. - Delaware; Earle C. Dworshak - Idaho; William Langer - North Dakota; Lister Hill - Alabama; George A. Smathers - Florida; Alexander Wiley - Wisconsin; Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana; Dennis Chavez - New Mexico; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee; Russell B. Long - Louisiana; James O. Eastland - Mississippi; Milton R. Young - North Dakota; Stuart Symington - Missouri; Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; A. S. Mike Monroney - Oklahoma; John L. McClellan - Arkansas; Paul H. Douglas - Illinois; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; John J. Sparkman - Alabama; John C. Stennis - Mississippi).

F 83: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955-1956).  Social Security/Old Age Pensions; General.

a. Correspondence re request for data on Old Age Pensions; Public Law 761 and the Social Security Act; A radio program on "The Leading Question."

b. Statement:  Robert S. Kerr (Oklahoma):  "Old-Age and Survivors Insurance."

c. Clippings:

1. "Bill Asks Hike in Old Age Aid."

2. "Ike and Adlai Lead in N.H."

3. "Kerr Hopes for Accord on Disability Benefits.

F 84: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Health Care.

Correspondence re scheduling of public hearings on the amendments to the Social Security Act.

F 85: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Health Care.

Correspondence re H. R. 3293 ["To amend the public assistance provisions of the Social Security Act to provide separate matching of assistance expenditures for medical care, to provide gradually for equal matching of old-age assistance expenditures supplementing old-age and survivors insurance benefits, and to make clear the purpose of encouraging States to provide services to help needy individuals attain self-support or self-care, and for other purposes" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).

F 86: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Health Care (H. R. 9120).

a. H. R. 9120:  "To amend the public assistance and related provisions of the Social Security Act to provide separate matching of assistance expenditures for medical care, to provide gradually for equal matching of old-age assistance expenditures supplementing old-age and survivors insurance benefits, to make clear the purpose of encouraging States to provide assistance and services to help strengthen family life and to help needy families and individuals attain self-support or self-care, to assist in improvement administration of public assistance program through research and training, to improve aid to dependent children, and for other purposes" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

b. Press Release re Legislation amending the Public Assistance titles of the Social Security Act, H. R. 9120.

F 87: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Individual Retirement (H. R. 9/ H. R. 10).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9; H. R. 10; resolution.

b. H. R. 9:  "To encourage the establishment of voluntary pension plans by individuals" (Thomas A. Jenkins - Ohio)

c. H. R. 10:  "To encourage the establishment of voluntary pension plans by individuals" (Eugene J. Keogh - New York).

d. Resolution:  re:  H. R. 9 and H. R. 10.

F 88: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Robert S. Kerr data.

Statement re Old-Age and Survivors Insurance.*

F 89: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Pensions:  Lawyers.

Correspondence re Social Security coverage for members of the legal profession.

F 90: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pension:  Military Service (H. R. 8615).

a. H. R. 8615:  "To provide wage credits under title II of the Social Security Act for military service before July 1, 1959 (the termination date for inductions into the Armed Forces) and to permit application for lump-sum benefits under such title to be made within two years after interment or reinterment in the case of servicemen dying over- seas before such date" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

b. Press Release:  Jere Cooper (Tennessee), re legislation to extend to July 1, 1959 to wage credit and lump-sum death benefit provisions of the old-age and survivors insurance system relating to servicemen."

F 91: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Optometrists.

Correspondence re compulsory Social Security benefits.

F 92: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Outside Earnings.

Correspondence re proposal to increase the earning restriction placed on holders of Social Security benefits.

F 93: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Pensions (H. R. 446).

Correspondence re H. R. 446 ["To amend the Social Security Act to provide a direct Federal pension of at least $100 per month to all American citizens who have been citizens ten years or over, to be prorated according to the cost of living as on January 3, 1953" (Thomas J. Lane - Massachusetts)].

F 94: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Physicians.

a. Correspondence re inclusion of members of the medical profession in the Social Security program.

b. Leaflet:  "Social Security for Doctors."

F 95: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Private Plans (H. R. 269).

Correspondence re H. R. 269 ["To encourage the use of private benefit plans in lieu of social security by providing that individuals who are eligible for certain benefits under such plans shall not be entitled to social-security benefits or subject to social security taxes" (Thomas B. Curtis - Missouri)].

F 96: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Retirement Age.

a. Correspondence re Lowering the retirement age for Social Security benefits.

b. Clipping:  "Demos Urge Benefit Hike."



F 97: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Social Security Amendments (H. R. 4556).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4556 [below].

b. H. R. 4556:  "To amend the Social Security Act to increase the minimum benefits payable thereunder, to lower from sixty-five to sixty the age at which such benefits become payable, and to provide that deductions on account of outside earning shall not be made in the case of beneficiaries sixty years of age or older" (Albert H. Bosch - New York).

F 98: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Social Security Amendments (H. R. 7225).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7225.

b. H. R. 7225:  "To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide disability insurance benefits for certain disabled individuals who have attained age fifty, to reduce to age sixty-two the age on the basis of which benefits are payable to certain women, to provide for continuation of child's insurance benefits for children who are disabled before attaining age of eighteen, to extend coverage, and for other purposes" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

c. House Report 1189 (H. R. 7225):  "Social Security Amendments of 1955."

F 99: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Teachers.

a. Correspondence re proposed amendments to the Social Security Act.

b. Amendments re retirement interests of Oklahoma teachers.

F 100: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Townsend Plan.

a. Correspondence re points of view on the Social Security law in general, as well as specific concern for the Townsend Plan.

b. Clipping:  Richard Lloyd Jones:  "Let the Sirens Shriek."

F 101: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Townsend Plan (H. R. 4471/ H. R. 4472).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4471; H. R. 4472.

b. H. R. 4471:  (Pay-as-you-go Federal Social Security for all).  "To provide every adult citizen in the United States with equal basic Federal Social security payments, permitting retirement with benefits at age sixty, and also covering total disability, from whatever cause for certain citizens under sixty; to give protection to widows with children; to provide and ever-expanding market for goods and services through the payment and distribution of such benefits in ratio to the Nation's steadily increasing ability to produce, with the cost of such benefits to the carried by every citizen in proportion to the income privileges he enjoys" (John A. Blatnik - Minnesota).

c. H. R. 4472:  (Pay-as-you-go Federal Social Security for all).  "To provide every adult citizen in the United States with equal basic Federal social security payments, permitting retirement with benefits at age sixty, and also covering total disability, from whatever cause for certain citizens under sixty; to give protection widows with children; to provide an ever-expanding market for goods and services through the payment and distribution of such benefits in ratio to the Nation's steadily increasing ability to produce, with the cost of such benefits to be carried by every citizen in proportion to the income privileges he enjoys" (Charles S. Gubser - California).

d. Leaflet:  "Labor and the Townsend Plan."*

e. Clipping:  "Big and Easy Money."

F 102: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Tariffs/Trade:  General.

a. Correspondence re survey; resolution; Reciprocal Trade Agreement; questionnaire.

b. Survey re effects of foreign trade in Oklahoma, particularly agriculture, mining, manufacturing.

c. Resolution No. 528 re importation of glass, lead, zinc, and oil products.

d. Questionnaire:  re:  Various issues brought up in Congress.

e. Leaflet re Advertising copies of U. S. Foreign Trade Policy 1776-1955 and Pending Trade Issues.

f. Report re The Reciprocal Trade Agreement Program.*

F 103: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Tariffs/Trade:  General (H. R. 1).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1; statement.

b. H. R. 1:  "To extend the authority of the President to enter into trade agreements under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

c. Statement:  E. L. Torbert (Vice President, Onodaga Pottery Company) re H. R. 1 (The Trade Agreement Act of 1955).

d. Clipping:  Allen Cromley:  "Report From Washington."

e. Clipping:  Leland Gourley:  "Albert Voted Wrong/ Showed Loyalty To Party Not State."

f. Press Release (Draft):  John McCormack (Massachusetts); re legislation to extend the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Program for an additional three years.

g. Memo:  John McCormack (Massachusetts) and Carl Albert (Oklahoma) to the Speaker, re voting status of Members of Congress on the Brown Amendment.*

h. Remarks:  Howard W. Smith (Virginia):  "Trade Extensions Agreement."

F 104: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Tariffs/Trade:  General (H. R. 1):  Glass.

Correspondence re public opinions on reduction of tariffs on glass products as authorized by H. R. 1.

F 105: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Tariffs/Trade:  General (H. R. 1):  Oil Imports.

a. Correspondence re Hearings on the Reciprocal Trade Act Statements.

b. Statement:  Roy G. Woods, re H. R. 1.*

c. Statement:  William M. Vaughey, re:  H. R. 1.

d. Statement:  J. P. Coleman, re H. R. 1.  Additional data attached.

e. Statement:  Russell B. Brown, re H. R. 1.  Additional data included.

F 106: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Tariffs/Trade:  General (H. R. 1):  Oil Imports.

a. Correspondence re importation of oils; statements; Report; Lists; summary; resolution.

b. Statement:  Mike Monroney (Oklahoma), re:  H. R. 1.*

c. Statement:  Harry B. Hilts (Secretary, Empire State Petroleum Association), re H. R. 1.

d. Report:  "Progress On Reciprocal Trade Agreements Extension Act (H. R. 1)."

e. List:  Senate Finance Committee.

f. List:  Senators.

g. Summary:  "Legislative Action on H. R. 1 (Reciprocal Trade Agreement Act)."

h. Resolution re Importation of Foreign Oils.

F 107: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Tariffs/Trade:  General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (H. R. 5550).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5550; memorandum.

b. H. R. 5550:  "To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to the administration of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

c. Memorandum:  "The Facts About the C.T.C. - The Organization For Trade Cooperation."

F 108: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Tariffs/Trade:  Oil Imports.

a. Correspondence re problems with the cut-back on allowances in Oklahoma; Legislation on petroleum imports; Journal; Limitation of Importation of Foreign Oil; resolutions; speech; report.

b. United Mine Workers Journal re Legislation on the Natural Gas Act and the Trade Agreement Act.

c. Enrolled Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 3:  Oklahoma State Legislature:  "Declaring that the continued excessive importation of foreign oil and its derivatives is inimical to the well-being of the United States of America and the State of Oklahoma" (By Collins - Senate; Allard, Bond, Carmichael, Cartwright, Cox, Daniel, Davis, Edgecomb, Evans, Folsom, Graves, Lance, Montgomery, Norman, Sandlin, Tinker - House).

d. Speech:  John Jarman (Oklahoma) re World trade trends in oil.

e. Report No. 730:  Independent Petroleum Association, re H. R. 1, as well as importation of oil in general.

f. Enrolled House Concurrent Resolution No. 503:  Oklahoma State Legislature:  "Importing of crude oil from foreign countries, memorializing the President and the Congress of the United States to enact suitable legislation to curb the imports of crude oil from foreign countries" (By Goodfellow, Lon, Allard, Baily, Beard, Berry, Cartwright, Evans, Folsom, Long, Munson, Shibley, Staats, Taylor - House; Baldwin - Senate).

g. Press Release re Congressional investigation of "Conflicts" between the Nation's defense and foreign economic policies.

F 109: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Brewing Industry (H. R. 7174).

Correspondence re H. R. 7174 ["To amend section 5051(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to aid small business and discourage continued concentration in the brewing industry" (Dante B. Fascell - Florida)].

F 110: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  Capital Gains (H. R. 6143).

Correspondence re H. R. 6143 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1939 to provide that for taxable years beginning after May 31, 1950, certain amounts received in consideration of the transfer of patent rights shall be considered capital gain regardless of the basis upon which such amounts are paid" (Antoni N. Sadlak - Connecticut)].

F 111: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Co-operatives.

a. Correspondence re tax exemptions for cooperatives and mutual business; Proposed reduction in personal income tax; withholding system for cooperatives.

b. Booklet:  "Are Cooperatives a Vital Part of the American Way?"

F 112: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Co-Operatives (H. R. 43).

H. R. 43:  "To equalize taxation and provide revenue" (Noah M. Mason - Illinois).*

F 113: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  Excise.

Press Release:  "Chairman Jere Cooper of the Committee on Ways and Means announces tentative decisions of the Committee on the recommendations of the Subcommittee on excise tax technical and administrative problems."

F 114: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  Excise (S. 3575).

Correspondence re S. 3575 ["To repeal all Federal retailers excise taxes on facilities and services" (William Langer - North Dakota)].

F 115: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  Excise:  Admissions (H. R. 7609/H. R. 7851).

a. Correspondence re legislation ending inequitable and discriminatory excise taxes.

b. H. R. 7609:  "To exempt fine arts programs from the admissions tax" (Frank Thompson, Jr. - New Jersey).

c. H. R. 7851:  "To exempt fine arts programs from the admissions tax" (Emanuel Celler - New York).

F 116: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  Excise:  Admissions (H. R. 9875).

Correspondence re H. R. 9875 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide that the tax on admissions shall apply only if the amount paid for the admission exceeds $1.00" (Cecil R. King - California).

F 117: Way and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Excise:  Amusements.

a. Correspondence re resolution; 20 percent amusement tax; questionnaire.

b. Resolution re Opposition to the 20% Federal Amusement Tax.

c. Resolution re 20% Federal Amusement Tax. 

d. Questionnaire re "Congress and Music."

F 118: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Excise:  Automobiles (H. R. 5533).

Correspondence re H. R. 5533 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exempt from the manufacturers excise tax certain automobiles furnished without charge to schools for use in driver training programs" (Thomas L. Ashley - Ohio).

F 119: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  Excise:  Gasoline (H. R. 8336).

a. H. R. 8336:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to relieve farmers from excise tax on gasoline and lubricating oils used exclusively in farm tractors or farm machinery or for other agricultural purposes" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

b. Press Release:  Jere Cooper (Tennessee) re H. R. 8336.

F 120: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Excise:  Motorcycles (H. R. 5616/H. R. 5647).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5616; H. R. 5647; statement.

b. H. R. 5616:  "To repeal the manufacturers excise tax on motorcycles" (Henry S. Reuss - Wisconsin).

c. H. R. 5647:  "To repeal the manufacturers excise tax on motorcycles" (Hale Boggs - Louisiana).

d. Statement:  Ed Schnetzler:  "The Need of the Motorcycle Industry for Relief From Excise Taxes."

F 121: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Excise:  Musical Instruments (H. R. 2976).

Correspondence re H. R. 2976 ["To repeal the manufacturers' excise tax on musical instruments" (Edgar W. Hiestand - California)].

F 122: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Excise:  Trailers (H. R. 3437).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3437; memorandum.

b. H. R. 3437:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide for a maximum manufacturers' excise tax on the leases of certain automobile utility trailers" (Frank Ikard - Texas).

c. Memorandum:  "Explanation of H. R. 3437."

F 123: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  General.

Correspondence re federal gasoline tax.

F 124: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  General.

a. Correspondence re tax legislation in general; dangers of inflation; Federal Unemployment Tax Act; retail exemption to the wage and hour law; resolutions concerning reductions of taxes; data; statement; resolution.

b. Data re tabulation of figures showing the contribution made by the trucking industry.

c. Statement re United States Taxation of income derive from source abroad.

d. Enrolled Senate Joint Resolution No. 15:  Oklahoma State Legislature re Reduction of Federal Taxes and limitation of unrestricted taxing power of Congress" (By Easterly, Field, McColgin, Maltberger). 

e. Clippings:

1. "Judge Protests New U. S. Income Tax Form"

2. "Insurance By Gas Tax."

F 125: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  General (H. R. 4255).

Correspondence re H. R. 4259 ["To provide a one-year extension of the existing corporate normal-tax rate and of certain existing excise-tax rates, and to provide a twenty-dollar credit against the individual income tax for each personal exemption" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee)].  Correspondence include James G. Patton.

F 126: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  General (H. R. 9166).

a. H. R. 9166:  "To provide a one-year extension of the existing corporate normal-tax rate and of certain excise tax rates" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

b. Press Release re Tax Rate Extension Act of 1956 (H. R. 9166).



F 127: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  Highways (H. R. 9075).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9075.

b. H. R. 9075:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide additional revenue from the taxes on motor fuel, tires, trucks, and buses."  (Hale Boggs - Louisiana).

c. Press Release:  Jere Cooper (Tennessee) re Public Hearings on the "Highway Revenue Act of 1956" (H. R. 9075).

d. Press Release:  Jere Cooper (Tennessee) re Committee Action on H. R. 9075.

F 128: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxation:  Investments (H. R. 2815/H. R. 4392).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2815; H. R. 4392.

b. H. R. 2815:  "To encourage equity investments through tax incentives, and for other purposes" (Hale Boggs - Louisiana).

c. H. R. 4392:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a special method of taxation for real-estate investment trusts" (Richard M. Simpson - Pennsylvania).

F 129: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxation:  Oil Royalties.

a. Correspondence re proposed legislation relating to oil royalty income.

b. Proposal for Amendment:  "Iron Ore In Place Is A Capital Asset." 

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