CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 26

Box 27: Eighty-fifth Congress:  Agriculture

F 1: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Agricultural Townsites (H. R. 12161).

H. R. 12161:  "To provide for the establishment of townsites, and for other purposes" (Clair Engle - California).*

F 2: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act.

a. Correspondence re Substitution of food for dollars in foreign aid program; Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act; memorandum.

b. Memorandum: "U.S. Surplus Disposal Under P.L. 480."

c. Presidential Report re Activities carried on under P. L. 480, Eighty-third Congress.*

F 3: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act (H. R. 11906/S. 3420).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 11906/S. 3420).

b. H. R. 11906:  "To amend the Agricultural Trade Development funds derived from sale of surplus agricultural commodities abroad for acquiring significant foreign scholarly works" (John D. Dingell - Michigan).

c. S. 3420:  "To extend and amend the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

F 4: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Animal Disease (H. R. 5933).

Correspondence r H. R. 5933 ["To control the preparation, distribution, importation, and exportation of virulent hog cholera virus, and for other purposes" (George M. Grant - Alabama)].

F 5: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Animal Disease (H. R. 12126).

Correspondence re H. R. 12126 ["To provide further protection against the introduction and dissemination of livestock diseases, and for other purposes" (D. R.  (Billy) Matthews - Florida)].

F 6: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Animal Disease (S. 3076).

S. 3076:  "To amend section 12 of the act of May 29, 1884, relating to research on foot-and-mouth disease and other animal diseases" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).*

F 7: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Appropriations.

Correspondence re proposal to increase the appropriation for a research program to promote industrial uses of agricultural products; American Farm Bureau Federation recommendation of certain reduction in the appropriations for the Department of Agriculture.

F 8: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Appropriations (H. R. 11767).

a. H. R. 11767:  "Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Administration for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, and for other purposes" (Jamie L. Whitten - Mississippi).

b. House Report 1584 (H. R. 11767):  "Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Administration Appropriation Bill, 1949."

F 9: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Canada.

a. Correspondence re booklet.

b. Booklet:  "Canadian Agriculture."

F 10: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Catholic Rural Life Conference.

a. Correspondence re booklets; leaflet.

b. Booklet:  "First the Family."

c. Booklet:  "A Program for the Family Farm." 

d. Leaflet:  "A Program for Shared Abundance."

F 11: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Citrus, Dates, and Figs (H. R. 7760/H. R. 7832/H. R. 7937/H. R. 8845/ H. R. 9056/H. R. 11056).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 11056.

b. H. R. 11056:  "To amend section 8e of the Agricultural Adjustment Act (of 1933) as amended, and as reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amende, so as to provide for the extension of the restrictions on imported limes, grapefruit, lemons, mandarins, all types of oranges including temples, tangerines, murcotts, and tangeloes, dried figs, fig paste, sliced dried figs, shelled walnuts, dates with pits, dates with pits removed, and products made entirely of dates" (B. F. Sisk - California).

c. H. R. 7760:  "To amend section 8e of the Agricultural Adjustment Act (of 1933) as amended and as reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, so as to provide for the extension of the restrictions on imported commodities imposed by such section to all imported citrus fruits, and to sliced figs, dried figs, and fig paste" (B. F. Sisk - California).

d. H. R. 7832:  "To amend section 8e of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933, as amended and as reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, so as to provide for the extension of the restrictions on imported commodities imposed by such section to all imported citrus fruits, and to sliced figs, dried figs, and fig paste" (James A. Haley - Florida).

e. H. R. 7937:  "To amend section 8e of the Agricultural Adjustment Act (of 1933) as amended, and as reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, so as to provide for the extension of the restrictions on imported commodities imposed by such section to all imported citrus fruits, and to sliced figs, dried figs, and fig paste, dates with pits, dates with pits removed, and date products" (D. S. Saund - California).

f. H. R. 8845:  "To amend section 8e of the Agricultural Adjustment Act (of 1933) as amended, and as reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, so as to provide for the extension of the restrictions on imported citrus fruits, and to sliced figs, fig paste, and shelled walnuts" (John J. McFall - California).

g. H. R. 9056:  "To amend section 8e of the Agricultural Adjustment Act (of 1933) as amended, and as reenacted and amended by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, so as to provide for the extension of the restrictions on imported commodities imposed by such section to all imported citrus fruits, and to sliced figs, dried figs, fig paste, and sliced walnuts" (Harley Hagen - California).

h. Booklet:  Hearings on the "Extension of Restrictions on Imported Citrus Fruits, Dates, and Figs" (H. R.  7760, H. R. 7832, H. R. 7937, H. R. 8845, H. R. 9056, and H. R. 11056).

F 12: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Colorado Rural Rehabilitation Corporation (H. R. 6607/S. 1803). 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6607; S. 1803.

b. H. R. 6607:  "To provide for the transfer of the assets of the Colorado Rural Rehabilitation Corporation to the State of Colorado" (William S. Hill - Colorado).

c. S. 1803:  "To provide for the transfer of the assets of the Colorado Rural Rehabilitation Corporation to the State of Colorado" (Gordon Allot - Colorado).

F 13: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Committee Materials:  Miscellaneous.

a. Correspondence re Appropriation to members of the Agricultural Committee; Recommendations of Committee appointments; Resignations of Committee appointments; Resignations of members; Wheat acreage history (H. R. 11086); memorandum.

b. Memorandum re Agriculture in Oklahoma.

c. Memorandum re Family Farms Subcommittee Field Hearings.

d. Speech:  Harold D. Cooley (North Carolina):  "Benson Wants Authority to Bankrupt Agriculture."

e. List:  Appointments on Commodity Subcommittees.

f. List:  Agriculture Bills.

F 14: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Committee Materials:  Schedules.

a. Notice:  "Food Cost Hearing Set in New York.

b. Notices re Schedule of Hearings.

c. Notices:  "Schedule of Future Hearings, House Committees on Agriculture."

d. Notice:  Report on H. R. 6570 and H. R. 6764 by Subcommittee on Peanuts.

e. Notice:  Schedule of meetings.

F 15: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 6148).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6148.

b. H. R. 6148:  "To amend the Agricultural Act of 1956 (70 stat. 202) to provide donations of surplus food commodities to state and local penal institutions" (Frank E. Smith - Mississippi).

F 16: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 8797).

Correspondence re H. R. 8797 ["To amend the act of September 30, 1950, to provide for free distribution of certain surplus agricultural commodities and cotton for bedding to victims of major disasters, and for other purposes" (George S. Long - Louisiana).

F 17: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 12164).

H. R. 12164:  "To permit use of Federal Surplus foods in nonprofit summer camps for children" (Lester R. Johnson - Wisconsin).*

F 18: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 12555/S. 3858).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 12555; S. 3858; newsletter.

b. H. R. 12555:  "Authorizing Commodity Credit Corporation to purchase flour and cornmeal and donating same for certain domestic and foreign purposes" (Albert H. Quie - Minnesota).

c. S. 3858:  "Authorizing Commodity Credit Corporation to purchase flour and cornmeal and donating same for certain domestic and foreign purposes" (Edward J. Thye - Minnesota).

d. Newsletter:  Utilization of Commodity Credit Corporation's stocks of wheat and corn.

F 19: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Commodity Distribution (H. R. 13268).

Correspondence re H. R. 13268 ["Authorizing Commodity Credit Corporation to purchase flour and cornmeal and donating same for certain domestic and foreign purposes" (W. Pat Jennings - Virginia)].*

F 20: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Commodity Distribution (S. 1020).

Correspondence re S. 1020 ["To amend the Agricultural Act of 1956 (70 Stat. 202) to provide donations of surplus food commodities to State and local penal institutions" (J. Glenn Beall - Maryland)].

F 21: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Co-operatives (H. J. Res. 591).

a. Correspondence re H. J. Res. 591; resolution.

b. H. J. Res. 591:  "To reaffirm national policy to aid and encourage the establishment, operation, and growth of farmer cooperatives as an effective and proven means of helping farmers help themselves to achieve a free, expanding, and prosperous agriculture" (George H. Christopher - Missouri). 

c. Resolution:  Farm Credit Board of Wichita, re H. J.  Res. 591.

F 22: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Corn.

a. Correspondence re interpretation of farmers' vote in the referendum; "Urgent Need for Action on Corn Program"; statement; petition.

b. Statement re Corn Program.

c. Petition re Corn farmers problem with allotments and price supports.

d. Proposed Legislation:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended."

F 23: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Corn (H. R. 3935/ S. 829).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3935; S. 829; testimony.

b. H. R. 3935:  "To provide for corn base acreages, and for other purposes" (Leslie C. Arends - Illinois).

c. S. 829:  "To provide for corn base acreages, and for other purposes" (Everett M. Dirksen - Illinois).

d. Testimony:  Robert W. Rogers, re sound corn base acreage program.



F 24: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Corn (H. R. 3987).

H. R. 3987:  "To provide for a minimum acreage allotment for corn, and for other purposes" (George S. McGovern - South Dakota).*

F 25: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Corn (H. R. 4555/ H. R. 4589).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4555; H. R. 4589.

b. H. R. 4555:  "To enable corn producers to participate in the 1957 soil bank and price-support program and for other purposes" (Robert D. Harrison - Nebraska).

c. H. R. 4589:  "To enable corn producers to participate in the 1957 soil bank and price-support programs, and for other purposes" (James G. Polk - Ohio).

F 26: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Cotton:  Correspondence and Data.

a. Correspondence re protection on cotton prices; Cotton problem; Production Payments for cotton; Data; Legislation pertaining to the cotton industry; President's proposal of reducing parity and increasing allotments; minutes; article [below].

b. Data re cotton supply (estimates).

c. Minutes:  "Austin Meeting Texas Agricultural Organizations Interested In Cotton Legislation."

d. Article:  "King Cotton Goes International."

e. Speech:  Ed Mauldin (Alabama), re cotton in general.

f. Bill:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to permit the transfer of 1958 farm acreage allotments for cotton in the case of natural disasters and other purposes."

F 27: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Cotton:  Data. 

a. Data re The "average of the crop," cotton.

b. Booklet:  Hearings on Farm Program (Part 2).

c. Remarks re Cotton Subcommittee meeting Jan. 16.

d. Statement:  Ezra Taft Benson (Secretary of Agriculture) re Cotton Crop Report.

e. Statement:  H. L. Wingate re Cotton Program.

f. Data:  "Senate Cotton Program (sec. 103(2)) Based on National 16-Million Acre Allotment (Selected States.)

F 28: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Cotton (H. R. 6765).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6764.

b. H. R. 6765:  "To provide for reports on the acreage planted to cotton, to repeal the prohibitions against cotton acreage reports based on farmers' planting intentions, and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).*

F 29: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Cotton (H. R. 9134/ S. 2226).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9134; S. 2226.

b. H. R. 9134:  "To increase farm income and to expand markets for cotton by enabling cotton to be sold competitively in domestic and foreign markets" (Paul C. Jones - Missouri).

c. S. 2226:  "To increase farm income and to expand markets for cotton by enabling cotton to be sold competitively in domestic and foreign markets" (Stuart Symington - Missouri; John L. McClellan - Arkansas; Thomas C. Hennings, Jr. - Missouri; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee).

F 30: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Cotton (H. R. 11399).

H. R. 11399:  "Relating to price support for the 1958 and subsequent crops of extra long staple cotton" (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).*

F 31: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Cotton (H. R. 12602).

H. R. 12602:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to permit the transfer of 1958 farm acreage allotments for cotton in the case of natural disasters, and for other purposes" (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).*

F 32: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Cotton (S. 314).

Correspondence re S. 314 ["To assist the United States cotton textile industry in regaining its equitable share of the world market" (Margaret Chase Smith - Maine)].

F 33: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Cotton (S. 3228).

Correspondence re S. 3228 ["To alleviate the critical shortage of high-quality cotton and to protect farm income, and for other purposes" (James O. Eastland - Mississippi; John L. McClellan - Arkansas; Estes Kefauver - Tennessee)].

F 34: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Cotton/Peanuts (H. R. 11098). 

a. Correspondence re H. R. 11098 [below].

b. H. R. 11098:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 with respect to acreage allotments for cotton and peanuts" (D. R. (Billy) Matthews - Florida).

F 35: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Cranberries (H. R. 352).

H. R. 352:  "To amend section 8c (2) of the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended" (Donald W.  Nicholson - Massachusetts).

F 36: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Cuba.

Correspondence re article on Cuba's agricultural imports.

F 37: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Dairy.

a. Correspondence re proposal for stabilization of prices on milk used for manufacturing purpose; Concurrent Memorial Resolution #1; Bill to freeze farm price supports including dairy products; Reduction to 75 percent of parity on milk.

b. Data:  "Text of proposed Bill/Dairy Products Marketing Act of 1958."

c. Data re National Milk Production.

F 38: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Dairy (H. R. 297).

H. R. 297:  "To amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 and the Agricultural Act of 1954 with respect to the special school milk program and the brucellosis eradication program for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958" (Melvin R. Laird - Wisconsin).*



F 39: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Dairy (H. R. 2508).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2508; data.

b. H. R. 2508:  "To amend the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, to permit the determination of different kinds or qualities of milk" (Frank E. Smith - Mississippi).

c. Speech:  E. G. Misner "Guernsey Breeders on the March."

d. Decision re Hearings on milk industry.

e. Appeal:  "New York State Guernsey Breeders' Co-operative, Inc. vs Claude R. Wickard, Secretary of Agriculture of the United States of America.

F 40: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Dairy (H. R. 8152/ S. 2408).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8152; S.2408; resolution.

b. H. R. 8152:  "To authorize a special milk program, a veterans and Armed Forces dairy products program, and an accelerated brucellosis eradication program" (August H. Anderson - Minnesota).

c. S. 2408:  "To authorize a special milk program, a veterans and Armed Forces dairy products program, and an accelerated brucellosis eradication program" (Edward J. Thye - Minnesota; Alexander Wiley - Wisconsin).

d. Resolution:  "Brucellosis Eradication Program."*

F 41: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Dairy (S. 3342).

S. 3342:  "To continue the special milk program for children in the interest of improved nutrition by fostering the consumption of fluid milk in the schools" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).*

F 42: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Departmental.

a. Data:  "U.S.D.A. Study Shows Family Farms Hold Their Own in Changing Economy" (April 17, 1957).

b. Data:  "Need For Reappraisal of Farm Price Support And Production Control Programs."

c. Data:  "Letter from Secretary Benson to Senator Ellender."

d. Data:  The Daily Summary (October 24, 1957).

e. Clipping (Advertisement):  "Reward on Benson/$10,000 Will Be Paid."

F 43: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Disaster Relief.

a. Correspondence re resolution; appropriations for land restoration work in flood damaged areas; Additional survey parties for the Soil Conservation Service.

b. Resolution re appropriations for land restoration work in flood damaged areas.

c. News Release re legislation providing emergency financial assistance to farmers for loss of property and crops due to natural causes.

d. Summary:  Meeting of the Oklahoma Congressional Delegation and Secretary Benson.

e. Statement:  John A. Baker:  "Farm Disaster Relief."

f. Summary re assistance to farmers for loss of crops due to floods.

g. Memorandum:  "Authorization for Providing Planning Assistance on Public Law 566 Watershed Applications. 

h. Telegrams to Ezra T. Benson (Secretary of Agriculture) re legislative proposals to relieve farmers for property destruction due to heavy rains and floods.*

i. H. R. 7956:  "To authorize transfer under certain conditions of 1957 acreage reserve program up to July 15, 1957" (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).

j. H. R. 8031:  "To permit farmers in areas affected by excessive rainfall and flooded conditions to include acreage in the acreage reserve program up to July 15, 1957" (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).

F 44: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Disaster Relief (H. R. 7970).

H. R. 7970:  "To authorize transfer under certain conditions of 1957 acreage allotments" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 45: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Disaster Relief (H. R. 8051/ H. R. 8052).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8051; H. R. 8052; crop losses due to heavy rains and floods.

b. H. R. 8051:  "To provide for an emergency acreage reserve program in areas determined to be major disaster areas" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

c. H. R. 8052:  "To provide for increased participation in the acreage reserve disaster areas" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

d. Remarks:  CA, re H. R. 8051; H. R. 8052.

e. Remarks:  re:  H. R. 8051; H. R. 8052.

f. H. R. 8051 (Tentative Draft):  "To provide for an emergency acreage reserve program in areas determined to be major disaster areas."

g. H. R. 8052 (Tentative Draft):  "To provide for increased participation in the acreage reserve program by producers of basic commodities in major disaster areas."*

F 46: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Disaster Relief (H. R. 8934).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 8304.

b. H. R. 8934:  "To make available to farmers in disaster areas, who have been granted loans under any of the loan programs administered by the Secretary of Agriculture, a one-year suspension of payments of principal and interest on such loans, and for other purposes" (James W. Trimble - Arkansas).

F 47: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Disaster Relief (H. R. 10317/H. R. 10397/H. R. 10954).

a. Correspondence re legislation relating to emergency disaster financing programs for farmers.

b. H. R. 10317:  "To authorize emergency refinancing loans to farmers in disaster areas" (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).

c. H. R. 10397:  "To authorize emergency refinancing loans to farmers in disaster areas" (Joseph P.  O'Hara - Minnesota).

d. H. R. 10954:  "To provide for emergency credit to farmers and stockmen in certain disaster areas to refinance certain indebtedness, and for other purposes" (Paul C. Jones - Missouri).

F 48: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Domestic Parity Plan.

a. Correspondence re newsletters; two-price program to aid the cotton farmers; farm program as discussed in letter by Richard Uhlmann - Illinois.

b. Newsletter:  Uhlmann Grain Company Daily Market Letter (November 29).

F 49: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Drought Relief (H. R. 2357, et al.).

a. Correspondence re drought relief proposals; H. R. 2357 - H. R. 2372; H. R. 2535; H. R. 3111:  proposal to include protein feed in a drought program; Drought Emergency Feed Program; resolution.

b. H. R. 2357: "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

c. H. R. 2358:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Jack Brooks - Texas).

d. H. R. 2359:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Omar Burleson - Texas).

e. H. R. 2360:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (John J. Dempsey - New Mexico).

f. H. R. 2361:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Martin Dies - Texas).

g. H. R. 2362:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (John Dowdy - Texas).

h. H. R. 2363:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (O. C. Fisher - Texas).

i. H. R. 2364:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Frank Ikard - Texas).

j. H. R. 2365:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Joe M. Kilgore - Texas).

k. H. R. 2366:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (George H. Mahon - Texas).

l. H. R. 2368:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Walter Rogers - Texas).

m. H. R. 2369:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (J. J. Rutherford - Texas).

n. H. R. 2370:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Homer Thornberry - Texas).

o. H. R. 2371:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (James C. Wright, Jr. - Texas).

p. H. R. 2372:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (John Young - Texas).

q. H. R. 2535:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Wayne N. Aspinall - Colorado).

r. H. R. 3111:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

s. S. 511:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drough-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other purposes" (Lyndon B. Johnson - Texas).

t. Resolution re inclusion of grazing lands in the Soil Bank Program.

F 50: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Drought Relief (H. R. 2367).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2367.

b. H. R. 3267:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and protein-feed program as parts of the relief available to drought-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-first Congress, and for other" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

c. House Report 23 (H. R. 2367):  "Deferred Grazing Program" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

d. News Release:  "Subcommittee Reports Deferred Grazing Bill - Eliminates Protein Feed Provisions."

F 51: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  "Family Farms" (H. R. 10966/H. R. 10967).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 10966; H. R. 10967.

b. H. R. 10966:  "To establish a comprehensive family farm income improvement and protection program, to provide additional consumer safeguards, to enable farmers to keep market supplies of farm commodities in reasonable balance with demand therefor, and for other purposes" (George S. McGovern - South Dakota).

c. H. R. 10967:  "To establish a comprehensive family farm income improvement and protection program, to provide additional consumer safeguards, to enable farmers to keep market supplies of farm commodities in reasonable balance with demand therefor, and for other purposes" (James Roosevelt - California).

F 52: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Farm Bill (H. R. 12860).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 12860.

b. H. R. 12860:  "To extend and amend the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954; to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 and the Agricultural Act of 1949 with respect to acreage allotment and price support programs for rice, cotton, wool, wheat, milk, and feed grains; and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

F 53: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Farm Bill (H. R. 12954).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 12954.

b. H. R. 12954:  "To extend and amend the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954; to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 with respect to acreage allotment and price support programs for rice, cotton, wool wheat, milk, and feed grains; and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

c. Data:  State by state summary of votes on farm bill vote.

F 54: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Farm Bill (S. 2952).

a. Correspondence re S. 2952.

b. S. 2952:  "To preserve and to establish a comprehensive full parity farm income improvement and protection program to expand domestic consumption and exports of American farm commodities, to enable farmers to keep market supplies of farm commodities in reasonable balance with augmented demand therefor, to establish a yardstick family farm credit program, and for other purposes" (William Proxmire - Wisconsin).

F 55: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Farm Bill (S. 4071).  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re S. 4071; statement.

b. S. 4071:  "To provide more effective price, production, adjustment, and marketing programs for various agricultural commodities" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

c. Statement re Farm Bill (S. 4071).

d. Data:  "Summary of Principal Provisions of Agricultural Act of 1958."

F 56: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Farm Bill (S. 4071).  Data.

a. P. L. 835 (S. 4071):  "To provide more effective price, production adjustment, and marketing programs for various agricultural commodities."  Eighty-fifth Congress (1958).  Original Bill by Allen J. Ellender (Louisiana).*

b. Senate Report 1766 (S. 4071):  "Farm Program."

c. House Report 2356 (S. 4071):  "Farm Program."*

F 57: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Farm Bureau Federation.

Correspondence re Mexican National Farm Labor Program; letter from President Shuman to Secretary of Labor Mitchell relating to drafting and administration of housing regulations applicable to Mexican National; production and maintenance of quality agricultural products; freezing of farm prices; proposed omnibus farm bill.

F 58: Agriculture, Committee on (undated).  Farm Food and Fiber Act.

a. Bill:  "Farm Food and Fiber Act."

b. Summary:  "Farm Food and Fiber Act."

F 59: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Farmers Union:  General.

a. Correspondence re bill to place farm legislation on a parity income rather than a parity price basis; legislative issues; Committee Print of the comprehensive farm bill; feed grain bill.

b. Proposed amendment to the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938.

c. Analysis re Parity Formulas.

d. Data (Report) re Farm Income Improvement.

F 60: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Farmers Union:  Data.

a. Statement:  J. A. Baker (Director, Legislative Services):  "Strengthening of the Farmer-Committee Systems."

b. Statement:  Elton Bereck:  "Expanded Industrial Use of Farm Commodities."

c. Newsletters:  National Farmers Union's Washington Newsletter (Issues for February 22, 1957; March 1, 1957; March 7, 1958; March 14, 1958; March 21, 1958; March 28; April 18, 1958).



F 61: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Farmers Union:  Handbook.

Additions to Handbook (National Farmers Union).

F 62: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Federal Seed Act (S. 1939).

a. Correspondence re S. 1939.

b. S. 1939:  "To amend the Federal Seed Act of August 9, 1939 (53 Stat. 1275) as amended" (Allen J.  Ellender - Louisiana).*

F 63: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Food Stamps (H. R. 7382).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 7382.

b. H. R. 7382:  "To provide supplementary benefits for recipients of public assistance and benefits for other who are in need through the issuance of stamps or certificates to be used in the acquisition of surplus agricultural commodities; to provide for improved nutrition for recipients of public assistance and other eligible under the provisions of the act; to assist in maintaining fair prices and incomes to farmers by providing additional outlets for surplus agricultural products; to prevent burdening and obstructing channels of interstate commerce; to promote the full use of agricultural resources; and for other purposes" (Coya Knutson - Minnesota). 

F 64: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Forestry (H. R. 4122/ H. R. 4560).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 4122; H. R. 4560; booklet.

b. H. R. 4122:  "Providing for price reporting and research with respect to forest products" (Henry S. Reuss - Wisconsin).

c. H. R. 4560:  "Providing for price reporting and research with respect to forest products" (Henry S. Reuss - Wisconsin).

d. Booklet:  "Marketing Information available to Forest Owners."

F 65: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Forestry (H. R. 7953).

H. R. 7953:  "To facilitate and simplify the work of the Forest Service, and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).*

F 66: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  General.

a. Correspondence re miniature photo panel exhibit; Farm bill; Farm Program; remarks; President's Agriculture Message; Letter; Resolution; Hearings on purchase bill and the Soil Bank bill (H. R. 6702, H. R. 5857).

b. Remarks:  Ben F. Jensen (Iowa):  "The Budget Can Be Balanced and Farm Income Stabilized."

c. Letter re Secretary of Agriculture Benson's views on wage gains and standard of living of the American worker.

d. House Resolution No. 2:  ...  re Family Farms and Agriculture (By Bergeson, Knudsen, Wichterman, Battles, Johnson - Minnesota).

e. Article:  "The Penalty of Intelligence."

f. Article:  "'Farm Relief' Is Completely Sour."

F 67: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Honey.

Correspondence re proposal to ask for mandatory support on honey 75 to 90 percent parity.



F 68: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Humane Slaughter.

a. Correspondence:  re:  The Compulsory Humane Slaughter Legislation; Hearings on the humane slaughter bill.

b. Advertisement:  Humane Society re prevention of cruelty to animals.

c. Petition re Humane Slaughter Bill.

F 69: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Humane Slaughter (H. R. 176/H. R. 2880/H. R. 3029/H. R. 3049/H. R. 3671/ S. 1497).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 167; H. R. 2880; H. R. 3029; H. R. 3049; H. R. 5671; S. 1497.

b. H. R. 176:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in inter-state or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (Martha W. Griffiths - Michigan).

c. H. R. 2880:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in inter-state or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (George P. Miller - California).

d. H. R. 3029:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in inter-state or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (William A. Dawson - Utah).

e. H. R. 3049:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in inter-state or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (Edgar W. Hiestand - California).

f. H. R. 5671:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in inter-state or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (John L. McMillan - South Carolina).

g. S. 1497:  "To require the use of humane methods in the slaughter of livestock and poultry in inter-state or foreign commerce, and for other purposes" (Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; William A. Purtell - Connecticut; Margaret Chase Smith - Maine).

F 70: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Humane Slaughter (H. R. 5820/H. R. 8308).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5820; H. R. 8308.

b. H. R. 5820:  "To promote the development and use of improved methods for the humane handling, transporting, and slaughtering of livestock and poultry in interstate and foreign commerce" (W. J. Bryan Dorn - South Carolina).

c. H. R. 8308:  "To establish the use of humane methods of slaughter of livestock as a policy of the United States, and for other purposes" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

F 71: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Humane Slaughter (S. 1213).

S. 1213:  "To promote the development and use of improved methods for the humane handling, transporting, and slaughtering of livestock and poultry in interstate and foreign commerce" (Arthur V. Watkins - Utah).

F 72: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Livestock.

a. Correspondence re Fifty-second Annual Meeting of the American Meat Institute; Program; Importation of Venezuelan beef cattle; Legislation on proposed livestock.

b. Program:  52nd Annual Meeting American Meat Institute.

c. Report re statistics on cattle imports to the United States.



F 73: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Livestock (H. R. 5856).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5856; resolutions.

b. H. R. 5856:  "To provide for the purchase of certain cattle to carry out the provisions of section 32 of Public Law 320, Seventy-fourth Congress" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

c. Resolutions re Public Law 540.

d. Analysis re legislation on Soil Bank.

e. Memorandum:  "Cattlemen's Credit the Cause of the Problem and Suggested Remedies."

F 74: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Livestock (H. R. 6702).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 6702.

b. H. R. 6702:  "To provide for the purchase of certain cattle to carry out the provisions of section 32 of Public Law 320, Seventy-fourth Congress" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 75: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Livestock (H. R. 11424).

H. R. 11424:  "To extend the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to extend special livestock loans, and for other purposes" (O. C. Fisher - Texas).*

F 76: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Livestock (H. R. 12982).

Correspondence re H. R. 12982 ["To amend the act of June 5. 1948, relating to the Meat Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture and to permit recognition of the meat inspection service of the various States" (Harlan Hagen - California)].

F 77: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Loans.

Correspondence re information on the availability of Government credit to assist farmers already indebted to private lending institutions.

F 78: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Loans (S. 3333).

S. 3333:  "To facilitate the insurance of loans under title I of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, as amended, and the act of August 28, 1937, as amended (relating to the conservation of water resources) and for other purposes" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).*

F 79: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Marketing Facilities (H. R. 4504).

Correspondence re H. R. 4504 ["To encourage the improvement and development of marketing facilities for handling perishable agricultural commodities" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina)].

F 80: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Mexican Labor (H. R. 10368).

Correspondence re H. R. 10368 ["To amend title V of the Agriculture Act of 1949, as amended" (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas)].

F 81: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association. 

a. Correspondence re resolutions.

b. Resolution No. 3, No. 4 re Water Committee.

c. Resolution No. 5 re Livestock Loans.

d. Resolution No. 8 re Beef Promotion.

e. Resolution No. 11, No. 12 re Soil Bank.

f. Resolution No. 14 re Research.

g. Report:  "Marketing Committee Report."

F 82: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Onions.

a. Correspondence re Commodity Exchange Booklet.

b. Booklet:  "Uses Maine Potato Growers Make of the New York Mercantile Exchange."

F 83: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Onions (H. R. 376, et al.).

a. Correspondence re legislation to eliminate onion futures trading (H. R. 376, H. R. 1933, H. R. 1935, H. R. 3418, H. R. 5236, H. R. 5632, S. 778, S. 1514).

b. H. R. 376:  "To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Gracie Pfost - Idaho).

c. H. R. 1933:  "To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Gerald R. Ford, Jr. - Michigan).

d. H. R. 1935:  "To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Robert P. Griffin - Michigan).

e. H. R. 3418:  "To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Al Ullman - Oregon).

f. H. R. 5236:  "To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Elford A. Cederberg - Michigan).

g. H. R. 5732:  "To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Sterling Cole - New York).

h. S. 778:  "To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon; Wayne Morse - Oregon).

i. S. 1514:  "To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading in onion futures in commodity exchanges" (Charles E. Potter - Michigan).

F 84: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Packers/Stockyards Act.

a. Correspondence re Packers and Stockyards Act; Hearings on the Packers and Stockyards Act; resolution; bill [below].

b. Resolution re transfer of jurisdiction over meat packers from the Department of Agriculture to the Federal Trades Commission.

c. Proposed Legislation "To amend the provisions of the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 as amended (7 U.S.C. 181) relating to practices in the marketing of livestock."



F 85: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Packers/Stockyards Act (H. R. 5244/H. R. 7244/S. 646).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 5244; H. R. 7244; S. 646; Hearings on H. R. 7244; article [below].

b. H. R. 5244:  "Amending the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to permit deductions for a self-help meat promotion program" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

c. H. R. 7244:  "Amending the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to permit deductions for a self-help meat promotion program" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

d. S. 646:  "Amending the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to permit deductions for a self-help meat promotion program" Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota; James O. Eastland - Mississippi).

e. Resolution No. 8:  Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association, re Beef Promotion.

f. Article:  "Testimony On Check-off Is Given By 68."

F 86: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Packers/Stockyards Act (H. R. 9020).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 9020; resolution.

b. H. R. 9020:  "To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, as amended, and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

c. Resolution:  "Meat Packers Supervision."

F 87: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Packers/Stockyards Act (H. R. 11303/S. 3538).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 11303; resolution.

b. H. R. 11303:  "To amend the provisions of the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, as amended (7 U.S.C. 181), relating to practices in the marketing in the marketing of livestock" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

c. Resolution:  "Funds For Beef Promotion And Research."

d. S. 3538:  "To amend the provisions of the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, as amended (7 U.S.C. 181), relating to practices in the marketing in the marketing of livestock" (Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota; Thomas E. Martin - Iowa; Mike Mansfield - Montana; W. Kerr Scott - North Carolina; James O. Eastland - Montana; W. Kerr Scott - North Carolina; James O. Eastland - Mississippi; Homer E. Capehart - Indiana).

F 88: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Packers/Stockyards Act (H. R. 11330).

Correspondence re H. R. 11330 ["To amend the provisions of the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, as amended (7 U.S.C. 181) relating to practices in the marketing of livestock" (W. R. Poage - Texas)].

F 89: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Peanuts.  Correspondence.

Correspondence re establishment of equal price supports on peanuts through peanut legislation.

F 90: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Peanuts:  Correspondence and Data.

a. Correspondence re draft; statement; brief.

b. Proposed legislation to "amend the peanut marketing quota and price support provision of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 and the Agricultural Act of 1949, and for other purposes."

c. Statement:  Sydney Reagan re Hearing on peanut price support differentials.

d. Brief:  "Brief for Revision of Price Support Differentials Among Types of Peanuts in 1958.

e. Data:  "Explanation of Proposed Bill."

F 91: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Peanuts (H. R. 6288).

Correspondence re H. R. 6288 ["To increase the carryover allowance for peanuts" (Watkins M. Abbitt - Virginia)].

F 92: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Peanuts (H. R. 6570).

Correspondence re H. R. 6570 ["To amend the peanut marketing quota provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, and for other purposes" (D. R. (Billy) Matthews - Florida)].

F 93: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Peanuts (H. R. 12224).

H. R. 12224:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, with respect to acreage allotments for peanuts" (D. R. (Billy) Matthews - Florida).*

F 94: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Peanuts (H. R. 12545).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 12545.

b. H. R. 12545:  "To amend the peanut marketing quota and price support provision of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 and the Agricultural Act of 1949, and for other purposes."  (Omar Burleson - Texas).

c. Data:  "Explanation of Proposed Bill."

F 95: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Plant Pests (H. R. 3476/S. 1442).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 3476; S. 1442.

b. [H. R. 3476:  "To facilitate the regulation, control, and eradication of plants pests" (Thomas G. Abernathy - Mississippi).

c. S. 1442:  "To facilitate the regulation, control, and eradication of plant pests" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana; Russell B. Long - Louisiana; John J. Sparkman - Alabama; John Stennis - Mississippi; Lister Hill - Alabama).

F 96: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Potatoes (H. R. 6409).

Correspondence re H. R. 6409 ["To authorize the National Potato Grade Labeling Act, which provides quality requirements for and the inspection, certification, and labeling of Irish potatoes" (John B. Bennett - Michigan).

F 97: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Poultry.

a. Correspondence re notice; "The Poultryman" (publication); Hearing on the inspection of poultry; statement; control over large feed mills in the poultry business and packers in the livestock feed business; articles; resolutions.

b. Notice:  "Our Poultry Industry Is In a Mess!"

c. Statement:  "Inspection of Poultry and Poultry Products."

d. Article:  "Shouldn't Something Be Done To Keep Our Independent Growers And Small Businessmen From Being Squeezed Out Altogether?"

e. Article:  "Who Is Putting the Pressure on U.S.D.A.?"



F 98: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Poultry (S. 1747).

Correspondence re S. 1747 ["To provide for the compulsory inspection by the United States Department of Agriculture of poultry and poultry products" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

F 99: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Price Supports/ Acreage Allotments (S. J. Res. 162).

a. Correspondence re S. J. Res. 162.

b. S. J. Res. 162:  "To stay any reduction in support prices or acreage allotments until Congress can make appropriate changes in the price-support and acreage-allotment laws" (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

F 100: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Rice (H. R. 8490).

H. R. 8490:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 as amended, with respect to rice acreage allotments" (Clark W. Thompson - Texas).*

F 101: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Rice (H. R. 10382).

a. Correspondence re H. R. 10382; news release.

b. H. R. 10382:  "To amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide for the increased use of rice by the Armed Forces and in certain federally operated hospitals: (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).

c. News releases re H. R. 10382.

F 102: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Rural Development Program:  Oklahoma.

a. Correspondence re magazine.

b. Magazine:  Extension Service Review.

F 103: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Rural Electrification.

a. Correspondence re legislation proposed to cut rural electric cooperatives and power districts off from further R. E. A. loans; communication.

b. Communication:  National Rural Electric Cooperative Association to the President of the United States, re R. E. A. Program.

F 104: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  School Lunch Program.

Correspondence re proposal for legislation to authorize continuation of the school lunch program.

F 105: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Soil Bank.

a. Correspondence re hearings on the Soil Bank Program; legislation to eliminate the Soil Bank Program; resolutions; Farm program; postal rates.

b. Resolution:  "Later Soil Bank Date."

c. Resolution:  "Drought Relief Feed."

d. Article:  "Conferees Vote to Keep Soil Bank."

e. Remarks:  Tom T. Hamilton, re Soil Bank.

f. Draft legislation "To expand the application of the Soil Bank Act."

g. Draft legislation re Soil Bank Program.

F 106: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Soil Bank (H. R. 2771).  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2771; resolution.

b. H. R. 2771:  "To amend the Soil Bank Act so as to include grazing land in the soil bank program" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

c. Resolution No. 17:  "Grazing Land in Soil Bank."

F 107: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Soil Bank (H. R. 2771).  Data.

a. Correspondence re H. R. 2771.

b. H. R. 2771:  "To amend the Soil Bank Act so as to include grazing land in the soil bank program" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

c. Statement:  New Jersey Post, National Milk Producers Association, re Soil Bank Program.

d. Resolution No. 17:  "Grazing Land is Soil Bank."

e. Report re Grazing Land in Soil Bank.

f. Data:  Tables of estimations of various Agricultural items.*

F 108: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Soil Bank (H. R. 5857).

H. R. 5857:  "To amend the Soil Bank Act to permit grazing land to be included in the conservation reserve program" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 109: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Soil Bank (H. R. 12289).

H. R. 12289:  "To amend the Soil Bank Act" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).*

F 110: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Soil Bank (S. 2937).

S. 2937:  "To provide equitable treatment for producers participating in the soil bank program on the basis of incorrect information furnished by the Government" (Karl E. Mundt - South Dakota).*

F 111: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Soil Bank (S. 2971).

a. Correspondence re S. 2971; remarks.

b. S. 2971:  "To amend the Soil Bank Act so as to permit unused portions of funds appropriated for carrying out the conservation reserve program to be used for other conservation purposes" (John Stennis - Mississippi; James O. Eastland - Mississippi).

c. Remarks:  John Stennis (Mississippi):  "Proposed Cutbacks In Soil Conservation Practice Payments,"

F 112: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Soil Bank (S. 3239).

a. Correspondence re S. 3239.

b. S. 3239:  "To authorize the use of additional funds for the 1958 corn, wheat, and cotton acreage reserve program" (Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota). 

F 113: Agriculture, Committee on (1958).  Soil Conservation/ Domestic Allotment (H. R. 1045).

H. R. 1045:  "To amend the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended" (Thomas G. Abernathy - Mississippi).*

F 114: Agriculture, Committee on (1957-1958).  Watershed Act.

Correspondence re suggested amendment to Public Law 566 with respect to relocation of utilities, pipelines and roads; Legislation pertaining to the setting up of the Soil Conservation Services' small watershed developments and also pertaining to the Whitegrass Waterhole in McCurtain County.

F 115: Agriculture, Committee on (1957).  Watershed Act (H. R. 5547).

Correspondence re H. R. 5547 ["To amend the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act with respect to measures for erosion control" (Lester R. Johnson - Wisconsin)].

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