CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 25

Box 26: Eighty-Fourth Congress:  Ways and Means - Whip Office

F 1: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxes:  Pensions (H. R. 7093).

Correspondence re H. R. 7093 ["To amend section 37 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 so as to conform its provisions respecting retirement income tax credit to the corresponding liberalized provisions of the Social Security amendments of 1954, and to extend its provisions to members of the Armed Forces" (Cecil B. King - California)].

F 2: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxes:  Pensions (H. R. 8802).

Correspondence re H. R. 8802 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide an exclusion from income in the case of amounts withheld from retired pay of members of the uniformed services pursuant to the Uniformed Services Contingency Operation Act of 1953" (Burr P. Harrison - Virginia).

F 3: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxes:  Real Estate.

Correspondence re recommended amendment to the income tax law, which would accord the real estate broker the same benefit in capital gains as allowed the dealer in securities.

F 4: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxes:  Tax Preparers (H. R. 1601).

Correspondence re H. R. 1601 ["To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to prescribe regulations relating to qualifications of persons who assist taxpayers in the determination of their Federal tax liabilities, and for other purposes" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).

F 5: Ways and Means, Committee on (1955).  Taxes:  Tuition Credit (H. R. 4444).

Correspondence re H. R. 4444 ["To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a partial tax credit for certain payments made to a public or private educational institution of higher education" (Donald L. Jackson - California).

F 6: Ways and Means, Committee on (1956).  Taxes:  W-2 Forms (H. R. 8961/H. R. 9045).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8961; H. R. 9045.

b. H. R. 8961:  "To extend for one month the time within which employees must furnish statements to employees of amounts of wages paid and of amounts deducted and withheld from wages as tax" (Richard M. Simpson - Pennsylvania).

c. H. R.  9045:  "To extend for one month the time within which employers must furnish statements to employees of amounts of wages paid and of amounts deducted and withheld from wages as tax" (Cecil R. King - California).

d. Bulletin:  "Bills Introduced to Extend Deadline For Issuing W-2 Tax Forms To Employees."

F 7: Whip Office (1955).  Addresses (Personal) (A - D).

Correspondence re local addresses and telephone numbers of Democratic members.

F 8: Whip Office (1955).  Addresses (Personal) (E - K).

Correspondence re local addresses and telephone numbers of Democratic members.

F 9: Whip Office (1955).  Addresses (Personal) (L - Q). Correspondence re local Addresses and telephone numbers of Democratic members.

F 10: Whip Office (1955).  Addresses (Personal) (R - W).

Correspondence re local addresses and telephone numbers of Democratic members.

F 11: Whip Office (1955).  Foreign Operations Administration.  Foreign Operations Administration.

a. Press Release re consideration in bidding on contracts for coal to be shipped abroad.

b. Memorandum re Delegation Conference With Harold Stassen.

F 12: Whip Office (n.d.).  Forms.

a. Zone Whip polls.

b. Letterhead.

c. Envelopes.

F 13: Whip Office (1955). Hoover Commission.  Hoover Commission.

Press Release re federal agencies and the private enterprise system.

F 14: Whip Office (1955).  Hoover Commission.

a. Remarks:  Chet Holifield (California):  "Hoover Commission Report On Medical Services."

b. Booklet:  "Federal Medical Services" (A Report to the Congress by the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government).

c. Booklet:  "Task Force Report On Federal Medical Services."

F 15: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Albert Legislation.

Legislation Lists re Status Report of Legislation Introduced by Carl Albert.

F 16: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  General.

a. Calendars:  Major Laws Expiring In 1956 And Other Deadline Dates (for each committee).

b. List:  Reported bills Not On Consent Calendar (for each committee).

c. Memorandum re topics of legislation introduced into Congress.*

d. Report:  "Notes On Legislation."*

F 17: Whip Office (n.d.).  Legislation:  General.

Report:  "Selected List Of Accomplishments Of the 84th. Congress, 2nd. Session.

F 18: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Agricultural Conservation Program (H. R. 1573).

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

b. House Report 67 (H. R. 1573).

F 19: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 2851).

a. H. R. 2851:  "To make agricultural commodities owned by the Commodity Credit Corporation available to persons in need in areas of acute distress" (W. Pat Jennings - Virginia).

b. House Report 583 (H. R. 2851):  "Providing Surplus Farm Commodities For Relief Distribution In Certain Areas."

F 20: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Farm Bill (H. R. 12).

a. House Report 203 (H. R. 12):  "Price Support Programs For Basic Commodities, Wheat, and Dairy Products."

b. House Report 203, Part 2 (Minority Views To Accompany H. R. 12):  "Price Support Programs For Basic Commodities, Wheat, and Dairy Products."

c. Committee Print:  "Farm To Retail Price Spreads 1947-49 Through 1954" (A Review Of Recent Farm Price Declines In Relation To Prices Paid By Consumers).

d. Statistics:  "Net Sates Income, And Total Assets Of Selected Candy Companies:  1954."

e. Clippings:

1. Allen Cromley:  "Carl Albert Wins Big House Battle."

2. "Bouquets for Carl Albert."

3. "Price Pegs for Peanuts Threatened."

4. "Test on Farm Bill Delayed in House."

f. Remarks:  CA:  Peanut Farmers.

g. Remarks:  CA, re legislation on farm prices.*

F 21: Whip Office (1954-1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Farm Bill (H. R. 12).

a. Zone Whip Polls re Legislation to support the basic agricultural commodities at 90% of parity; to increase the minimum support price on dairy products above 75%.

b. List:  Voting status of Urban Congressmen on Farm Bill (H. R. 9680).

c. Results:  Voting status on Price Support Legislation (March 18, 1955).*

d. Results:  Voting Status on Price Support Legislation (March 26, 1955).

e. Results:  Voting Status on Price Support Legislation (April 27, 1955).

f. Memorandum (for the Majority Leader) re Price Support Program.*

g. Notes re April 29 Whip meeting on Price Support Program.*

h. Memorandum (for the Speaker) re List of Members in support of 90% price support bill.*

i. List:  Democrats in 83rd. Congress, unrecorded, but in favor of the 90% program.

j. List:  New Members of 84th. Congress in favor of Price Support Program.

k. List:  Attendance.*

l. List:  "Democrats Who Voted for 90% Price Supports July 2, 1954."*

F 22: Whip Office (1955-1956).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Farm Bill (H. R. 10875 -- Agricultural Act of 1956).

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

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

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

d. H. R. 4054:  "To encourage the improvement and development of marketing facilities for handling perishable agricultural commodities" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

e. H. R. 11544:  "To improve and simplify the credit facilities available to farmers, to amend the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

f. H. R. 10258:  "To merge production corporations in Federal intermediate credit banks; to provide for retirement of Government capitol in Federal intermediate credit associations; and for other purposes" (Harold E. Cooley - North Carolina).

g. H. R. 10654:  "Making an additional appropriation for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956, and for other purposes" (Jamie L. Whitten - Mississippi).

h. H. R 11708:  "To amend the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended, so as to increase the amount authorized to be appropriated for purposes of title I of the act, and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

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

j. House Report 1602 (H. R. 4054):  "Marketing Facilities for Perishable Agricultural Commodities."

k. House Report 2260 (H. R. 11544):  "Farm Loan Programs."

l. House Report 2160 (H. R. 10285):  "Farm Credit Act of 1956."

m. House Report 2016 (H. R. 10654):  "Department of Agriculture/Acreage Reserve and Soil Conservation Payments."

n. House Report 2380 (H. R. 1708):  "Amendments to Public Law 480, 83rd. Congress."

F 23: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  (H. R. 10875 -- Agricultural Act of 1956).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2420; roll call voting.

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

c. Clippings:

1. "Pension's Survey Called Cover-Up."

2. "Senators To Seek Early Farm Bill."

3. "President To Ask Surplus Crop Cut."

d. Exhibit 1:  "Cropland More Suitable For Other Uses, 1949."

e. Exhibit 2:  "Estimates of Specified Annual Costs And Returns From Alternative Uses Of Diverted Acres."

f. Data (Table 9):  Estimated effects of H. R. 2370 and H. R. 2420 on organization, income and expenses of commercial family operated hog-dairy farms.

g. Data re agricultural prices with parity relationship figures.*

h. Statement:  Harold Davis (Pontotoc County Farm Bureau) re Soil Bank Bill; S. 3181.

i. Data re Voting Status of Democrats and Republicans on H. R. 12.

j. Remarks:  CA:  "The Agricultural Act of 1956."

k. Remarks:  Harold D. Cooley (North Carolina):  "1956 Farm Bill."

l. Presidential Message:  "Agricultural Act of 1956."

m. Remarks:  CA, re Farm Bill.

n. Remarks:  CA:  "Government Price Assistance Programs Applicable to Beef Cattle."

o. List:  Democratic Voting Status on H. R. 12.

p. Remarks:  Gordon L. McDonough (California):  "Eisenhower Administration Promotes Free Enterprise."

q. List:  Members who voted for 90% Price Supports (Divided into Democrats and Republicans).

F 24: Whip Office (n.d ).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Farm Bill (H. R. 10875 -- Agricultural Act of 1956).  CA Amendment.

a. Statement:  CA re Amendment to H. R. 10875.

b. Amendment to Farm Bill (H. R. 10875) (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 25: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Farm Bill (H. R. 10875 -- Agricultural Act of 1956).  Whip Poll.

a. Zone Whip Polls re H. R. 10875.

b. Whip Polls re H. R. 10875.

F 26: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Peanuts.

a. Correspondence re statement; hearing.

b. Statement:  CA, re Peanuts.*

c. Hearing re Peanuts.

d. Report:  "The Case For Standardization of U. S.  Standards On Shelled Peanuts."

F 27: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Price Supports.

Whip Poll re Price Support Legislation.

F 28: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Rice (H. R. 4657).

a. H. R. 4647:  "To amend the rice marketing quota provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended" (Clark W. Thompson - Texas).

b. House Report 237 (H. R. 4647):  "Emergency Rice Allotments for 1955."

c. Clipping:  Allan Cromley re Oklahoma Agriculture.

F 29: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Rural Electrification (H. R. 5376).

a. H. R. 5376:  "To amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

b. House Report 547 (H. R. 5376):  "Elimination of Limitations of Rural Electrification Loan Funds."

F 30: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Tobacco (H. R. 4951).

a. H. R. 4951:  "Directing a redetermination of the national marketing quota for burley tobacco for the 1955-1956 marketing year, and for other purposes" (Watkins M. Abbitt - Virginia).

b. House Report 238 (H. R. 4951):  "Burley, Tobacco Acreage Allotments And Marketing Quotas."

c. Remarks:  CA, re Tobacco.

F 31: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Wheat Liability (S. 46, et al.).

a. Correspondence re S. 46; H. R. 1834; H. R 3232; H. R. 3669; H. R. 4053; H. R. 4570; H. R. 5303; H. R. 5372; H. R. 5397; H. R. 6019; H. R. 6145; H. R. 6437 [below].

b. S. 46:  "To further amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (George D. Aiken - Vermont; Harry Flood Byrd - Virginia; James H. Duff - Pennsylvania; A. Willis Robertson - Virginia; John J. Williams - Delaware).*

c. H. R. 1834:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (Daniel A. Reed - New York).

d. H. R. 3232:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (James M. Quigley - Pennsylvania).

e. H. R. 3669:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to exempt certain wheat or other grain producers from liability under the act where all the wheat or other grain crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (T. Millet Hand - New Jersey).

f. H. R. 4053:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the far, and for other purposes" (W. Sterling Cole - New York).

g. H. R. 4570:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop os fed or used for seed on the far, and for other purposes" (John E. Henderson - Ohio).

h. H. R. 5303:  "To further amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (Wayne L. Hays - Ohio).

i. H. R. 5372:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (James G. Fulton - Pennsylvania). 

j. H. R. 5397:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (Alvin M. Bentley - Michigan).

k. H. R. 6019:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (Richard H. Poff - Virginia).

l. H. R. 6145:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (Iris F. Elitch - Georgia).

m. H. R. 6437:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to exempt certain wheat producers from liability under the act where all the wheat crop is fed or used for seed on the farm, and for other purposes" (Charles Raper Jonas - North Carolina).

n. Senate Report 119 (S. 46):  "Exemption From Penalties of Wheat Grown For Feed Or Seed."

F 32: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Appropriations, Committee on:  Interior (H. R. 5085).

a. H. R. 5085:  "Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955, and for other purposes" (Michael J. Kirwan - Ohio).

b. House Report 239 (H. R. 5085):  "Department of the Interior And Related Agencies Appropriation Bill, 1956."

c. Data:  "Statement of Amounts Included in the 1956 Budget/Estimates for Indian Service Activities in the State of Oklahoma."

F 33: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Appropriations, Committee on:  Labor/H.E.W.

Committee Print (House Report ...):  "Departments of Labor, And Health Education, And Welfare, And Related Agencies Appropriation Bill, 1956."

F 34: Whip Office (1955-1956).  Legislation:  Appropriations, Committee on:  Military.

Memorandum re Appropriations for the military.

F 35: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Appropriations, Committee on:  Public Works.

Correspondence re Sawyer Dam; Eufaula Dam; Public Works Appropriation Bill.

F 36: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Banking and Currency, Committee on:  Housing (S. 2126). 

a. Correspondence re Housing Bill.

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

c. House Report 913 (S. 2126):  "Housing Amendments of 1955."

d. Whip Polls re S. 2126.

e. Zone Whip Polls re H. R. 5827; S. 2126.

F 37: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Education and Labor, Committee on:  Education:  Military Bases (H. R. 3253).  A. H. R. 3253:  "To amend section six of Public Law 874, Eighty-first Congress, so as to provide for the continued operation of certain schools of military installations" (Joe Hold - California).*

b. House Report 736 (H. R. 3253):  "Providing For The Continued Operation Of Certain Schools On Military Installations."*

F 38: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Education and Labor, Committee on:  School Construction (H. R. 7535).

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

b. House Report 1504 (H. R. 7535):  "Federal Assistance To States For School Construction."*

c. Presidential Message (Document No. 292):  "Our Educational System."

d. Remarks:  CA, re School Construction Bill.*

e. Remarks:  CA, re School Construction Bill.* [Different from (d)].

f. Data:  "Analysis Of Pres. Eisenhower`s 1956 School - Aid Program."

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

a. Zone Whip Polls re School Construction Bill (H. R. 1535).

b. List:  "Democrats Who Voted For The Powell Amendment, July 5, 1956."*

c. Whip Polls re H. R. 7535.

F 40: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Education and Labor, Committee on:  Minimum Wage (H. R. 7214).

a. H. R. 7214:  "To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to make the minimum wage one dollar an hour effective March 1, 1956" (....).

b. House Report 1095 (H. R. 7214):  "Amending The Fair Labor Standards Act To Make The Minimum Wage $1.00 An Hour Effective March 1, 1956."

c. Zone Free Whip Polls re minimum Wage $1.00.

d. Whip Polls re $1.00 Minimum Wage Bill (H. R. 7214).

F 41: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Education and Labor, Committee on:  Overseas Fair Labor Standards (H. R. 11799).

a. H. R. 11799:  "To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended" (Carl Elliot - Alabama).

b. House Report 2469 (H. R. 11799):  "Amending the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended."

F 42: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Education and Labor, Committee on:  Library Services (H. R. 2803/H. R. 2840).

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

b. H. R. 2840:  "To promote the further development of public library service in rural areas" (Edith Green - Oregon).*

c. House Report 1587 (H. R. 2840):  "Federal Aid For Library Service In Rural Areas."*

d. Remarks:  Harold C. Ostertag (New York):  "Democracy at Its Best."

e. Remarks:  CA:  "Library Services Bill."*

f. Press Release:  CA, re legislation providing Federal aid for library service in rural areas.

g. Statement:  CA, re H. R. 2803.

h. Data re statistics relative to availability of public services.

i. Report re Library Services.*

j. Report re Statistical Data on Libraries.

F 43: Whip Office (1955-1956).  Legislation:  Government Operations, Committee on:  Atoka Land Conveyance (H. R. 7873).

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

b. Statement:  CA, re H. R. 7873.

c. Property to be used for post office in Atoka, Oklahoma.

F 44: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  House Administration, Committee on:  Administrative Assistants.

a. Correspondence re Zone Whip Polls and Whip Polls.

b. Zone Whip Polls re Resolution to establish additional Congressional position.

c. Whip Polls re Resolution to establish additional position for each members' office.

F 45: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on:  Alaska/Hawaii Statehood (H. R. 2535).

a. Correspondence re Zone Whip Polls; Whip Polls.

b. Zone Whip Polls re H. R. 2535.

c. Whip Polls re H. R. 2535.

F 46: Whip Office (1955-1956).  Legislation:  Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on:  Colorado River Project (H. R. 3383).

a. Correspondence re Zone Whip Polls; Whip Polls.

b. Zone Whip Polls re H. R. 3383.

c. Whip Polls re H. R. 3383.

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

e. Remarks:  CA, re H. R. 3383.

f. Clipping:  Robert E. Thompson:  "House Passage Predicted for Bill Creating Colorado River Project."

F 47: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Interior and Insular Affairs, Committee on:  Electric Power (H. R. 9721/ S. 3338).

a. H. R. 9721:  "Relating to rates charged to public bodies and cooperatives for electric power generated at Federal projects" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

b. S. 3338:  "Relating to rates charged to public bodies and cooperatives for electric power generated at Federal projects" (Robert S. Kerr - Oklahoma; Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; J. William Fulbright - Arkansas; Wayne Morse - Oregon; Mike Monroney - Oklahoma; Price Daniel - Texas; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. Missouri; Stuart Symington - Missouri; Francis Case - South Dakota; Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana; Mike Mansfield - Montana; Milton R. Young - North Dakota; John L. McClellan - Arkansas; John J. Sparkman - Alabama; Albert Gore - Tennessee; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon).

c. Senate Report 2788 (S. 3338):  "Relating To Rates Charged To Public Bodies And Cooperatives For Projects."

d. Correspondence re Statement on S. 3338.

e. Remarks CA, re S. 3338.

F 48: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Committee on:  D. C. Transit.

a. Correspondence re speech; absenteeism.

b. List:  "Probable Absentees For Wednesday May 16."

F 49: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Committee on:  Natural Gas (H. R. 6645).

a. H. R. 6645:  "To amend the Natural Gas Act, as amended" (Oren Harris - Arkansas).*

b. List:  Voting Status of both Democrats and Republicans on the Natural Gas Act Amendment.

c. Remarks: Ed Edmondson (Oklahoma):  "Regulation of Natural Gas Production."

d. Remarks:  CA re Natural Gas.  One rough draft.

e. Article/Remarks:  re:  Natural Gas Bill in the Congressional Record.

F 50: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Committee on:  Natural Gas (H. R. 6645).

a. Correspondence re Zone Whip Polls; Whip Polls.

b. Zone Whip Polls re H. R. 6645.

c. Whip Polls re H. R. 6645.

F 51: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Judiciary, Committee on the:  Pay Increase.

a. Zone Whip Polls re Pay Increase.

b. Whip Polls re Pay Increase.

c. Clippings:

1. re $10,000-a-year raise in salary for members of Congress.

2. "Pay Raise Bill Signed by Ike."

3. "Congress on the Escalator."

4. "Raise Bill Goes To White House."

d. Booklet (Letter):  "Report Of The Commission On Judicial And Congressional Salaries."

F 52: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on:  McAlester Federal Building.

Correspondence re report on the McAlester Post Office.

F 53: Whip Office (1956).  Legislation:  Post Office and Civil Service, Committee on:  Postage Rates (H. R. 11380).

a. Zone Whip Polls re H. R. 11380.

b. Whip Polls re H. R. 11380.

F 54: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Public Works, Committee on:  Southwestern Power Administration.

a. Statement re Federal funding to reinstate lease operating contracts for five generating contracts for five generating transmission cooperatives.  (Douglas G. Wright).*

b. Memorandum:  CA, re Southwestern Power Administration.*

c. Memorandum:  CA, re Southwestern Power Administration.*

d. Clipping:  "Co-ops Favored In Power Ruling By House Group."

F 55: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Veterans' Affairs, Committee on:  Veterans Hospitals/Hoover Commission.

a. Press Release re Hoover Commission Task Force.

b. Clippings:

1. "Head of V.A. Critical of Hoover Plan."

2. "Albert Attacks Hoover Report."

c. Remarks:  CA, re Hoover Commission Task Force.*

d. Article:  "Move to Close 19 V.A. Hospitals Called 'Absurd.'"

F 56: Whip Office (n.d.).  Legislation:  Ways and Means, Committee on:  Social Security/Old Age Pensions:  General.

Statement:  CA (?) re Social Security and Old Age Pensions.  Page 2 only.*

F 57: Whip Office (n.d.).  Legislation:  Ways and Means, Committee on:  Social Security/Old Age Pensions (H. R. 9900).

a. 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).*

b. Press Release:  Jere Cooper (Tennessee) re Legislation Amending the Public Assistance titles of the Social Security Act, H. R. 9120.

c. Press Release:  Jere Cooper (Tennessee) re Legislation Amending the Public Assistance titles of the Social Security Act, H. R. 9210.

d. Congressional Record excerpt re H. R. 9739 (Vol. 102, No. 32).

F 58: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Ways and Means, Committee on:  Tariff/Trade:  Reciprocal Trade (H. R. 1).

a. Correspondence re Zone Whip Polls; Whip Polls.

b. Zone Whip Polls re H. R. 1.

c. Whip Polls re H. R. 1.

d. Clipping:  Allen Cromley:  "Sooner Senators Divided Over Bill."

F 59: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Ways and Means, Committee on:  Taxes (H. R. 4259).

a. Correspondence re Zone Whip Polls; Whip Polls.

b. Zone Whip Polls re H. R. 4259.

c. Whip Polls re H. R. 4295.

F 60: Whip Office (1955).  Legislation:  Ways and Means, Committee on:  Taxes (H. R. 4259).

a. H. R. 4295:  "To provide a 1-year extension of the existing corporate normal-tax rate and of certain existing excise-tax rates, and to provide a $20.00 credit against the individual income tax for each personal exemption" (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

b. House Report 69 (H. R. 4295):  "Revenue Act of 1955."

c. Remarks:  CA, re Tax Bill (H. R. 4295).*

d. Press Release:  Jere Cooper (Tennessee) re statement On Committee's Action On Taxes.

e. Remarks:  re:  "Repealing Sections 452 and 462, Internal Revenue Code of 1954."  (William M. Colmer - Mississippi).

f. Clippings:

1. Allen Cromley:  "Report From Washington."

2. "Political Tax-Making."

3. David Lawrence:  "Democratic `Wrecking Crew.'"

4. "Tax Cuts a la Mode."

5. "Not Time to Cut Taxes."

6. "Clumsy Politics."

7. "Democrats Seen `Out-Iking Ike.'"

8. Editorial:  "But Some Will Pay More."

9. Richard L. Strout:  "Capitol Dispute On Income Tax Cut Sets Campaign Strategy for 1956."

10. Editorial:  "Coffee and Congressmen."

F 61: Whip Office (1955).  Majority Leader.  Majority Leader.

a. Correspondence re Meeting of Zone Whips.

b. Statement:  John W. McCormack (Massachusetts), re Military and situation in Far East.

F 62: Whip Office (1955).  Memoranda to CA.

a. Correspondence re Adjournment of Whip office; Red Oak American newspaper; McAlester Office; contacting prospective local opponents; handicapped people; H. R. 2236; Change in schedule (passport); Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Unit Division; Jerry Bob Troy of 11th. Airborne; Awards for Members of Congress; Insurance materials; Guided missile plant at Ardmore; Gasoline storage plant; Airline Ticket; Invitation; Expansion of agricultural; trade with South America; South American trip; Report about the sale of Naval Depot; Routine inspection of Naval installations in 8th. Naval District.

b. Statement:  CA(?) re Law and Politics.

F 63: Whip Office (1956).  Memoranda to CA.

a. Correspondence re proposed chemical plant facility in McAlester; Record of the April 25, 1956 hearing; Members reported absent; Invitation; Proposed grade changes for Spanish type and runner peanuts; Gasoline tax; Antlers armory; Agriculture and Ohio Valley Electric Corporation; Ardmore housing contract; 20-millimeter program; Civil Defense Policy; Applications for helicopter pilot; Program to find employment for Indians.

b. Data:  "Telephone conversation with Phinas Powell."

F 64: Whip Office (1955).  Miscellaneous Correspondence.

Correspondence re Excused absence of Representative Doyle; Request to include material in Congressional Record; Capital Improvement Funds for Texoma Recreational Area; Statement from Senate and House Recording Facility on film; family photographs; Minutes of Inter-Tribal Council meeting and Clipping; Legislation providing Federal Aid to schools; Order of supplies.

F 65: Whip Office (n.d.).  Miscellaneous Data.

Miscellaneous Data.

a. Zone Whip Poll re unidentified measure.

b. List:  Democratic Absentees.

F 66: Whip Office (1955).  Miscellaneous Data re:  Whip.

a. Correspondence re telephone call with George Galloway.

b. Clipping:  C. P. Trussell:  "17 Whips to Police House Democrats."

c. Booklet:  "The Mace of the House of Representatives of the United States."

d. Article:  CA:  "Oklahoma and the Democratic Whip."

F 67: Whip Office (1955).  Miscellaneous Memoranda.  Miscellaneous Memos.

a. Correspondence re request for local addresses and telephone numbers for Democratic members; Form that shows Democratic Whips and areas they cover; cold storage plant at P.W. camp.

b. Press Release re discussion on legislation, in general on a television program, by Carl Albert.

c. Memorandum re Delegation Conference with Harold Stassen.

F 68: Whip Office (1956).  Miscellaneous Statements.

Statements re H. R. 11360; Automobile marketing practices; President Eisenhower's State of the Union Message; Social Security/Old Age Pensions; President as a candidate; Future operations of the Ouachita National Forest in Oklahoma; H. R. 9867.

F 69: Whip Office (1955).  New Members.

Correspondence re adjournment of first session of the Eighty-fourth Congress; appreciation to colleagues.

F 70: Whip Office (1955).  Oklahoma Politics.  Oklahoma Politics.

Correspondence re Proposed candidate for next campaign; public exposure; preparation for upcoming election.

F 71: Whip Office (1955).  Oklahoma Projects.  Oklahoma Projects.

a. Correspondence re Arkansas-White-Red Basins; Flood Control Act of 1950; Fish and Wildlife restoration program.

b. Clippings:

1. "Wheat Hearing Slated in State."

2. "City T. V. Station Hopes Dashed."

c. Public Notice 28391 (Report No. 2809):  re:  Broadcast Actions.

F 72: Whip Office (1956).  Oklahoma Projects:  McAlester.

Correspondence re Armory in McAlester; Proposed chemical plant facility.

F 73: Whip Office (1956).  Oklahoma Projects:  Rodent/Pest Control.

a. Statement CA re control of predatory animals and injurious rodents.

b. Remarks re Funding for programs to eliminate injurious rodents and predatory animals.

F 74: Whip Office (n.d.).  Oklahoma Projects:  Washita Project.

Statement CA re legislation concerning the Washita Project.*

F 75: Whip Office (1955).  Patronage.  Patronage.

Correspondence re application for job appointments.

F 76: Whip Office (1955).  Speaker.

a. Correspondence re luncheon with Cheebie Graham; meeting of zone whips; speech [below].

b. Statement:  Sam Rayburn (Texas) re Veto on Gas Bill.

c. Speech:  Sam Rayburn (Texas) re various Legislative topics.

F 77: Whip Office (1955).  Whip Notices.

Whip notices from February 4, 1955, to July 21, 1955.

F 78: Whip Office (1955).  Whips:  Assistant.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 1; Zone Whip Polls; Press Release pertaining to the naming of Assistant Whips; H. R. 2535; Zone Meeting; Adjournment of the First Session; Appreciation to all Assistant Whips.

b. Congressional Report:  Ed Edmondson (Oklahoma) re Agriculture.

F 79: Whip Office (1955).  Whips:  Deputy.

Correspondence re appointment of Deputy Whips; appreciation to Deputy Whips; Whip polls on $20.00 tax credit, H. R. 1; Zone Whip meeting; pay increase.

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