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Box 32

Box 33: Eighty-Fifth Congress:  Veterans' Affairs - Whip Office

F 1: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957-1958).  Hospitals.

a. Correspondence:  re:  A bill denying certain veterans hospital benefits for sickness or injuries no connected with their military service; Resolutions; Veterans (both service-connected and non-service connected cases).

b. Resolution:  re:  The Veterans' Bureau medical program.

c. Resolution:  Tax increase (Oklahoma County Medical Society).

d. Resolution:  re:  Condemning the Oklahoma County Medical Association for trying to force the V.A. Hospital to change its policy of admitting War Veterans.

F 2: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957).  Housing.  Correspondence:  re:  Housing legislation; Increase in the interest rate charged on Veterans Administration home loans; V.A. Direct Loan Program.

F 3: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957-1958).  Housing (H. R. 4602).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 4602; Speech.

b. H. R. 4602:  "To encourage new residential construction for veterans housing in rural areas and small cities and towns by raising the maximum amount in which direct loans may be make from $10,000 to $12,500, to authorize advance financing commitments, to extend the direct loan program for veterans, and for other purposes."  (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

c. Speech:  re:  H. R. 4602 (By George S. Long - Louisiana).

F 4: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1958).  Housing (H. R. 9729).  H. R. 9729:  "To encourage new residential construction for veterans' housing in rural areas and small cities and towns by raising the maximum amount in which direct loans may be made from $10,000 to $13,000, to authorize advance financing commitments, to extend the direct loan program for veterans, and for other purposes."  (Olin E. Teague - Texas). 

F 5: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957-1958).  Pensions (H. R. 358).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 358.

b. H. R. 358:  "To increase the monthly rates of pension payable to widows and former widows of deceased veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection."  (Barratt O`Hara - Illinois). 

c. Editorial:  "Now Let The House Act."

d. Resolution:  re:  H. R. 358.

F 6: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957).  Pensions (H. R. 928).  "To provide increases in the monthly rates of compensation and pension payable to certain veterans and their dependants."  (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts). 

F 7: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957).  Pensions (H. R. 972).  H. R. 972:  "To establish a pension program for veterans of World War I."  (James E. Van Zandt - Pennsylvania).



F 8: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957).  Pensions (H. R. 2201).  H. R. 2201:  "To grant a pension of $100 per month to all honorable discharged veterans of World War I who are sixty years of age."  (Earl Wilson - Indiana). 

F 9: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957).  Pensions (H. R. 4435).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 4435:  "To increase the rate of pension of certain widows of World War I veterans and the annual income limitations governing the payment of pension to widows and children of such veterans."  (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

F 10: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957).  Pensions (H. R. 5011).  H. R. 5011:  "To grant a pension of $100 per month to all honorable discharged veterans of World War I who are sixty years of age."  (Paul A. Fino - New York). 

F 11: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957).  Pensions (H. R. 5554).  H. R. 5554:  "To increase rates of, and liberalize the basis for payment of; nonservice-connected pension and service-connected compensation, and for other purposes."  (Carl D. Perkins - Kentucky).

F 12: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1958).  Pensions (H. R. 9711/H. R. 11183).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 9711.

b. H. R. 9711:  "To provide pension for widows and children of veterans of World War II and of the Korean conflict on the same basis as pension is provided for widows and children of veterans of World War I."  (Edith Nourse Rogers - Massachusetts).

c. H. R. 1183:  Same title as H. R. 9711 (George H. Christopher - Missouri).

F 13: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1958).  Pensions (H. R. 11446).  Correspondence; re:  H. R. 11446:  "To provide a pension of $100 per month for veterans of World War I."  (James Roosevelt - California).

F 14: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1958).  Philippines (H. J. Res. 73/H. R. 124).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 124; H. J. Res. 73.

b. H. R. 124:  "To extend pension benefits under the laws reenacted by Public Law 269, Seventy-fourth Congress, August 13, 1935, as now or hereafter amended, to certain persons who servied with the United States military or naval forces in the Philippine Islands during hostilities in the Moro Province, including Mindanao, or in the island of Samar and Leyete, after July 4, 1902, and prior to January 1, 1914, and to their unremarried widows, child, or children" (Paul Cunningham - Iowa).

c. H. J. Res. 73:  "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 15: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1957).  Salaries (H. R. 6719).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6719; statement.

b. H. R. 6719:  "To provide certain adjustments in orgainzation and salary structure of the Department of Medicine and Surgery in the Vaterans' Administration" (George S. Long - Louisiana).

c. Statement:  National Medical Foundation for Eye Care:  re:  H. R. 6719.

F 16: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1958).  Veterans Administration Regulations (H. R. 9700).  Correspondence:  re: H. R. 9700:  "To consolidate into one act all of the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration, and for other purposes" (Olin E. Teague - Texas).

F 17: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1958).  Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Correspondence:  re:  Five Point Program of National Security and the Veterans Welfare.



F 18: Veterans' Affairs, Committee on (1958).  Veterans of World War I (H. R. 4412).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 4412:  "To incorporate the veterans of World War I of the United States of America" (George P. Miller - California).

F 19: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Committee Materials.

a. Correspondence:  re:  nomination of James B. Frazier, Jr. (Tennessee) to fill committee vacancy caused by death of Jere Cooper (Tennessee); recommendation of George A. Shuford (North Carolina) to serve on committee.

b. List:  Roster of Membership of the Committee on Ways and Means, Eighty-fifth Congress.

c. Article:  What's Happening in Washington:  "New Tax Chairman."

F 20: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  General Correspondence.  Correspondence:  re:  A curtailment of spending of the tax dollar and a tax reduction; Tax brackets of people seventy-two years of age and over; Amendments to the Internal Revenue Act; Amendment to the Social Security Act; Business recession.

F 21: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Public Debt (H. R. 9955).  H. R. 9955:  "To provide for a temporary increase in the public debt limit."  (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).

F 22: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Public Debt (S. 1738).  Correspondence:  re:  S. 1738:  "To provide for systematic reduction of the public debt."  (Leverett Saltonstall - Massachusetts).

F 23: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Railroads (H. R. 9597).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 9597; Proposal.

b. H. R. 9597:  "To provide for the increase, modernization, and stockpiling of railroad equipment in order to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the postal service, and of the national defense; to creat and establish a public agency with powers to carry out the provisions of this act; and for other purposes."  (Charles A. Wolverton - New Jersey).

c. Proposal:  re:  "Creation of Governmental Agency for Financing Railroad Equipment."

F 24: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Blind (H. R. 3975).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 3975:  "To provide for approval under title X of the Social Security Act of State plans for aid to the blind without regard to the existence in any State of other programs of assistance to blind persons financed entirely by the State."  (Herman P. Eberharter - Pennsylvania).

F 25: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Child Welfare (H. R. 12834).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12834:  "To increase the amounts authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year for the programs of maternal and child health services, services for crippled children, and child welfare services provided for by title V of the Social Security Act."  (Eugene J. McCarthy - Minnesota).

F 26: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Child Welfare (S. 3504).  Correspondence:  re:  S. 3504:  "To increase the amounts authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year for the programs of Maternal and Child Health Services and Services for Crippled Children provided for by title V of the Social Security Act."  (Richard L. Neuberger - Oregon).

F 27: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Data.

a. New Release:  re:  Remarks by Carl Albert - Oklahoma, on amendment to the Social Security Act.

b. Press Release:  re:  Provisions to be included in Social Security Bill.

F 28: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Disability (H. R. 6191).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6191.

b. H. R. 6191:  "To amend title II of the Social Security Act as amended, to extend the period during which an application for a disability determination is granted full retroactivity, and for other purposes."  (Jere Cooper - Tennessee). 

F 29: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Disability (H. R. 8883).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 8883:  "To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code to provide benefits for dependents of disabled workers, authorize payment for rehabilitation services of disabled workers from the disability trust fund, increase benefits to workers who delay retirement, extend coverage to physicians, and for other purposes."  (Robert W. Kean - New Jersey).

F 30: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Disability (H. R. 9467).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 9467:  "To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code so as to increase the benefits payable under the Federal old-age survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide insurance against the costs of hospital, nursing home, and surgical service for persons eligible for old-age and survivors insurance benefits, and for other purposes."  (Aime J. Forand - Rhode Island).

F 31: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  General Correspondence.  Correspondence (B - He).

a. Correspondence:  re:  Farmers affected by drought and floods; Social Security benefits for farmers, disabled elderly citizens (Old Age Assistance); The Veteran's Administration and the Armed Forces disability laws; Clipping; The lowering of the age limit for widows to receive their husband's Social Security benefits.  (See below).

b. Clipping:  "Aid to Aged Given Study.

F 32: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  General Correspondence (Hi - M).

a. Correspondence:  re:  Amendment to the Social Security Act to provide a monthly old age insurance benefit for brothers and sisters of an individual entitled to benefits or who died after 1950; Increase in taxes; Clippings; Social Security Program. 

b. Clipping:  "Law Maker Would Hike Old-Age Aid."

c. Clipping:  "Court Upholds Age Pensioner Right to Vote."

d. Clipping:  re; Old-Age Assistance.

F 33: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Social Security/Old Age Pensions:  General Correspondence.

Correspondence (N - W) re:  Legislation to assist senior citizens; Public Law 880 pertaining to disability payments of the Veterans' Administration and Social Security; Social Security Act; Consideration of a ten percent of salary restriction on annuity programs for tax-exempt organizations; California Old Age Assistance; Increase of Federal grants to the State; Reducing the age to 55 of widows who may receive insurance benefits under Social Security.

F 34: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Indians.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Resolution.

b. Resolution:  Old Age Assistance Grants to protect Indians from the loss of their lands through taxation or forced sales (Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes).

F 35: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Social Security/Old Age Pensions:  Individual Retirement Accounts (H. R. 9/H. R. 10).  Legislation and Correspondence.

a. Correspondence (A - J) re:  H. R. 9; H. R. 10.

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

c. H. R. 10:  Same title as H. R. 9 (Eugene J. Keough - New York). 

F 36: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Social Security/Old Age Pensions:  Individual Retirement Accounts (H. R. 9/H. R. 10).  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence (K - Y):  re:  H. R. 9; H. R. 10.

b. H. R. 9.

c. H. R. 10.

F 37: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  National Pension Act (H. R. 969/ H. R. 3424).

a. Correspondence:  re:  "Citizens National Dividend Certificates"; Social Security Act.

b. H. R. 969:  "To amend the Social Security Act to provide a direct Federal pension of at least $100.00 per month to all American citizens who have been citizens ten years or over, to prorated according to the cost of living as on January 3, 1956."  (James E. Van Zandt - Pennsylvania). 

c. H. R. 3524:  "To amend the Social Security Act to provide a direct national pension of at least $150.00 per month to all American citizens who have been citizens ten years or over."  (Thomas J. Lane - Massachusesetts). 

F 38: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Outside Earnings (H. R. 529).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 529:  "To amend the Social Security Act, as amended, to permit individuals entitled to old-age or surviors insurance benefits to earn $250.00 per month without deductions being made from their benefits."  (August H. Anderson - Minnesota).

F 39: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Outside Earnings (H. R. 6682).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6682:  "To amend title I of the Social Security Act to provide that the first $50.00 per month of earned income shall not be taken into account in determining an individual`s need for old-age assistance thereunder."  (Ed Edmondson - Oklahoma).

F 40: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Reform (H. R. 13549/S. 2069).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 113549; S. 2069.

b. H. R. 13549:  "To increase benefits under the Federal old-age, survivors, and disability insurance system, to improve the acturial status of the trust funds of such system; to amend the public assistance and maternal and child health and welfare provisions of the Social Security Act; and for other purposes."  (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas). 

F 41: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Siblings (H. R. 4773):  "To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide monthly insurance benefits in certain cases for brothers, sisters, and other relatives of individuals who die fully insured under such title."  (Paul A. Fino - New York). 

F 42: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Townsend Plan.

a. Correspondence:  re:  The Townsend Plan; Social Security Program.

b. Leaflet:  "Here's Townsend Program."

F 43: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Townsend Plan (H. R. 7086).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 7086.

b. H. R. 7086:  "To amend title II of the Social Security Act to permit retirement by all persons in the United States at the age of sixty years with benefits that will assure full participation by elderly persons generally in prevailing national standards of living, to provide like benefits for disabled persons, and to provide benefits for certain children; to provide for the establishment and operation of this system of social security by an equitable gross income tax; and for other purposes."  (John A. Blatnik - Minnesota).

c. Leaflet:  "Seven Keys to Real Social Security."

F 44: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Trust Fund (H. R. 239).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 239:  "To amend the provisions of the Federal old-age and survivors insurance program relating to the investment of the assets of the trust fund, to consolidate the reporting of wages by employers for income-tax withholding and old-age and survivors insurance purposes, and for other purposes."  (Thomas A. Jenkins - Ohio).

F 45: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Social Security/ Old Age Pensions:  Veterans (H. R. 10246).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 10246.

b. H. R. 10246:  "To provide that the amount of social security benefit based on disability will not be reduced by any benefit awarded under the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration or Armed Forces based on disability."  (Phillip J. Philbin - Massachusetts).

F 46: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Correspondence.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Legislation to increase exports while affording a means of relief from low-wage foreign imports; The Reciprocal Trades Agreement; Legislation to extend the Trade Agreements Act; The Simpson-Davis Bill; Dorn Bill; A Resolution by the International Officers of the United Mine Workers of America; Article.

b. Article:  "Plywood Prices Rise in Northwest; Orders Set Record in Recent Week."

F 47: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Tariffs/Trade:  Data.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Article; The extension of the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act; Resolution.

b. Article:  "Markets For 50 Million Acres" in the Nation's Agriculture.

c. Resolution:  re:  Reciprocal Trade Agreements (By The United Mine Workers of America).

d. Statement:  re:  The Extension of the reciprocal trade agreements.

e. Statement:  re:  Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act (Carl Albert - Oklahoma). 

F 48: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Draft Legislation.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Draft of bill.

b. Draft:  re:  "Proposed Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1958."

c. Memorandum:  re:  A conversation between "Joe" and Mr. Overton.

F 49: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Tariffs/Trade:  Footwear (H. R. 445/H. R. 3227/H. R. 9064/H. R. 9152).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 445; H. R. 3227; H. R. 9064; H. R. 9152.

b. H. R. 445:  "To amend paragraph 1530 of the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to the classification and rate of duty on certain footwear."  (Antoni N. Sadlak - Connecticut).

c. H. R. 3227:  Same title as H. R. 445 (Aime J. Forand - Rhode Island).

d. H. R. 9064:  "To amend paragraphs 1530 and 1537 of the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to footwear."  (Antoni N. Sadlak - Connecticut).

e. H. R. 9152:  Same title as H. R. 9064 (F. Jay Nimtz).

F 50: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Tariffs/Trade:  GAAT (H. R. 6630).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6630:  "To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to the administration of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade."  (Jere Cooper - Tennessee).

F 51: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Tariffs/ Trade:  Lead/Zinc.  Correspondence:  re:  The effect of the curtailment of zinc imports upon the Blackwell Company; Legislation for relief of the lead and zinc industry; Tariffs in zinc and glass imports.

F 52: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Tariffs/Trade:  Lead/Zinc (H. R. 8257/S. 2376).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 8257; S. 2376; telegram.

b. H. R. 8257:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to impose import taxes on lead and zinc."  (William A. Dawson - Utah).

c. S. 2376:  Same title as H. R. 8257 (Arthur V. Watkins - Utah; Wallace F. Bennett - Utah).

d. Telegram:  re:  H. R. 8257 (By W. H. Leverett, President National Zinc Company, Inc.). 

F 53: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Tariffs/Trade:  Lead/Zinc (H. R. 8265).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 8265:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to impose taxes on lead and zinc."  (Ed Edmondson - Oklahoma).

F 54: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Minerals/Petroleum (H. R. 11781).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 11781.

b. H. R. 11781:  "To amend the National Defense Amendment, and for other purposes."  (Frank Ikard - Texas).

c. Article:  re:  "Analysis of Mineral Resources Security Act of 1958" in the Congressional Record.

d. Statement:  re:  H. R. 11781 (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

F 55: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Minerals/Petroleum (H. R. 11929).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 11781.

b. H. R. 11929:  "To amend the National Defense Amendment, and for other purposes."  (Carl Albert - Oklahoma). 

F 56: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Tariffs/ Trade:  Petroleum.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Excessive imports of foreign oil; Extension of the Trade Agreements Act; H. R. 11781; Maintenance of adequate petroleum supplies; Articles; The Federal Interstate Highway Construction Program; Reciprocal Trade Act; Editorial.

b. Article:  "Oil and America" in the Standard Oil Bulletin.

c. Article:  "Gary Blaming Imports Flood For Oil Crisis."

d. Editorial:  "Oil Problem Affects You, Too."

e. Report:  re:  Imports of Petroleum Products (By The Special Committee to Investigate Crude Oil Imports).

F 57: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Religious Articles (H. R. 7516).  H. R. 7516:  "To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 so as to permit the importation free of duty of religious vestments and regalia presented without charge to a church or to certain religious, educational, or charitable organization."  (Usher L. Burdick - North Dakota).

F 58: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Reciprocal Trade (H. R. 10368).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 10368.

b. H. R. 10368:  "To extend the authority of the President to enter into trade agreements under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, ad for other purposes."  (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).

c. Statement:  re:  H. R. 10368 (By Sinclair Weeks, Secretary of Commerce).

F 59: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Reciprocal Trade (H. R. 10818).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 10818:  "To extend the authority of the President to enter into trade agreements under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, and for other purposes."  (James C. Davis - Georgia).

F 60: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Reciprocal Trade (H. R. 12511).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12511:  "To extend for two years to authority of the President to enter into trade agreements under section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and for other purposes."  (Richard M. Simpson - Pennsylvania).

F 61: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Reciprocal Trade (H. R. 12591).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12591.

b. H. R. 12591:  "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."  (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).

c. Report No. 1838 (To accompany H. R. 12591):  "Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1958."  (Harry Flood Byrd - Virginia). 

F 62: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Reciprocal Trade (H. R. 12676). 

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12676; Memorandum.

b. H. R. 676:  "To extend for two years 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."  (Richard M. Simpson - Pennsylvania).

c. Memorandum:  re:  "Analysis of Department of Commerce Report on Section 8 of H. R. 12676."

F 63: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Report.  Booklet:  "Second Annual Report of the President of the United States on the Trade Agreements Program."

F 64: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Tariffs/Trade:  Tuna (H. R. 9237/S. 2734).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 9237; S. 2734; Statement.

b. H. R. 9237:  "To regulate the importation of tuna."  (Cecil R. King - California).

c. S. 2734:  "To amend the Tariff Act of 1930, so as to regulate the importation of all tuna commodities with equivalence."  (Warren G. Magnuson - Washington; Thomas H. Kuchel - California).

d. Statement:  re:  "The Effect of Imports on the Domestic Tuna Industries" (By The American Tunaboat Association). 

F 65: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Tariffs/ Trade:  Wool (H. R. 2151).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 2151.

b. H. R. 2151:  "To amend certain provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930 relative to import duties on certain coarse wool."  (Burr P. Harrison - Virginia).

c. Article:  "Enactment of Wool Carpet Bill, H. R. 2151 Is Essential to American Carpet Industry."

F 66: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Brewers (H. R. 774).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 774:  "To amend section 5-51 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to aid small business and discourage continued concentration in the brewing industry."  (Thaddeus M. Machrowicz - Michigan).

F 67: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Business Expenses.  Correspondence:  re:  Opposition to a ruling that employees report business expenses for which their employers reimburse them.

F 68: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Capital Gains.  News Release:  re:  Legislation which would relieve certain unwilling sellers of land condemned by the government or a state from the capitol gains tax.  (From Mike Monroney - Oklahoma).

F 69: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Cooperatives.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Taxing cooperatives; Taxation of Cooperative's Patronage Dividends; Tax laws; Petition.

b. Petition:  re:  Federal Taxation.

F 70: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Cooperatives (H. R. 501/H. R. 502).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 501; H. R. 502.

b. H. R. 501:  "To equalize taxation and provide revenue."  (Noah M. Mason - Illinois).

c. H. R. 502:  Same title as H. R. 501 and same author as H. R. 501.

F 71: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Cooperatives (H. R. 4265).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 4265:  "To provide tax equity through the taxation of cooperative corporations and to provide tax credits for recipients of dividends from genuine cooperatives."  (Clifford Davis - Tennessee).

F 72: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Cooperatives (H. R. 8737).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 8737.

b. H. R. 8737:  "To equalize taxation and provide revenue."  (Thomas B. Curtis - Missouri).

F 73: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Disabled (H. R. 1154).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 1154; Clipping.

b. H. R. 1154:  "To provide a deduction for income-tax purposes, in the case of a disabled individual, for expenses for transportation to and from work; and to provide an additional exemption for income tax purposes for a tax-payer or spouse who is physically or mentally incapable of caring for himself."  (Eugene J. Keogh - New York).

c. Clipping:  "April Is Anniversary Month for Club."



F 74: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Education Deduction.

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 4662, which would permit teachers to deduct up to $600.00 for expenses incurred in the furtherance of their education; H. R. 765; H. R. 1064, which would give tax credit to parents assisting their children with a college education; Postal Pay Bill; H. R. 2868; H. R. 5877.

b. News Release:  re:  Income tax regulations relating to deductability of expenses incurred for education.

c. Clipping:  "Income Tax Ruling Aids U.S. Workers."

d. Article:  "Urgent - For Teachers Claiming Deductions Under T. D. 6291."

F 75: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Education Deductions (H. R. 4662).  Legislation/Correspondence.

a. Correspondence (A - H) re:  H. R. 4662.

b. H. R. 4662:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow a deduction from gross income for certain amounts paid by a teacher for his further education."  (Cecil R. King - California).

F 76: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Education Deductions (H. R. 4662).  Correspondence (J - P) re:  H. R. 4662:  See File 75 for title and author.

F 77: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Education Deductions (H. R. 4662).  Correspondence (R - W) re:  H. R. 4662.

F 78: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Estate.  Correspondence:  re:  Legislation concerning estate tax payments.

F 79: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Excise.  Correspondence:  re:  Proposals to reduce the excise tax on telephone service and on automobiles; The $20,000 tax on billiard and pool tables; Excise tax on retail sales of jewelry, furs, cosmetics, and luggage.

F 80: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Excise:  Admissions (H. R. 17).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 17:  "To repeal the cabaret tax."  (Aime J. Forand - Rhode Island).

F 81: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Excise:  Amusement.

a. Correspondence:  re:  legislation to repeal or reduce cabaret tax; Admission taxes on Theatres; Article.

b. Article:  "Malone Labels Cabaret Tax 'Uneconomic'" in Billboard.

F 82: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Excise:  Cosmetics (H. R. 3864).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 3864:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to change the tax on toilet preparations from a retailers excise tax to a manufacturers excise tax."  (Daniel A. Reed - New York).

F 83: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Excise:  Hospital Exemptions.  Correspondence:  re:  Nonprofit hospitals (Views by the American Hospital Association).

F 84: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Excise:  Telephones.

a. Correspondence:  re:  proposals to reduce the excise tax on telephone service; Editorial; Proposed legislation to convert to the state 40% of the 10% temporarily enacted war-time excise tax on telephone communications; Article; Statement

b. Editorial:  " Just a Suggestion?"

c. Article:  "Federal Tax Dictation."

d. Statement:  re:  Excise tax on the telephone service.  (United States Independent Telephone Association).

F 85: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Excise:  Transportation.  Correspondence:  re:  proposed repeal of the 3 percent Federal transportation tax; Railroad industry; Reduction of Federal excise tax on both passenger and freight transportation; Commercial airlines; Excise Tax Technical Changes Act of 1957; Tax Rate Extension Bill.

F 86: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Excise:  Transportation (H. R. 7125/H. R. 10995).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 7125; H. R. 10995; Resolution.

b. H. R. 7125:  "To make technical changes in the Federal excise tax laws, and for other purposes."  (Aime J. Forand - Rhode Island).

c. H. R. 1995:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 repeal the taxes imposed on the transportation of property (including the transportation of oil by pipeline)" (Howard H. Baker - Tennessee).

d. Resolution:  re:  Excise taxes.

F 87: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Gasoline.

a. Correspondence:  re; Uniform tax on motor fuels; Booklet; The three cents gasoline tax.

b. Booklet:  "Why motor fuel taxes should be uniform."

F 88: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Gasoline (H. R. 2501).

a. H. R. 2501:  "To amend sections 4081 and 4092 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to include wholesale distributors within the definition of `producers' of gasoline, and for other purposes."  (Fred Schwengel - Iowa).

b. Resolution:  re:  H. R.2501; S. 7125.

F 89: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  General.

a. Correspondence:  re:  adjustments in tax structure; Administration policies; economic program; Democratic Primary Election/Democratic Platform; increases in income tax rate; propaganda; calendar; clipping; union treasuries; address; articles; inflation; resolution.

b. Propaganda:  re:  protest of income tax.

c. Calendar:  re:  1957 tax.

d. Clipping:  "Consumer Revolt."

e. Address:  re:  economic growth.

f. Article:  "The Truth about Savings Bonds."

g. Resolution:  re:  taxing of corporations.

h. Article:  "The Case for Immediate Tax Reduction."

F 90: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Mechanics Liens (H. R. 451).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 451:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to the validity of a lien for taxes as against a mechanic's lien" (Frank E. Smith - Missippi).



F 91: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Mutual Life Insurance Companies (H. R. 13707).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 13707; booklet.

b. H. R. 13707:  "Relating to the taxation of income mutual life insurance companies" (John W. McCormack - Massachusetts).  No copy.

c. Booklet:  "Life Insurance Policyholders Carry an Unjust Tax Burden."

F 92: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Oil/Gas Depletion.  Correspondence:  re:  23 1/2% oil depletion allowance; H. R. 4395; H. R. 5253.

F 93: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Railroad Retirement (H. R. 5551).  H. R. 5551:  "To exclude from taxable income taxes imposed upon employees under social security, railroad retirement, and civil service retirement systems" (Eugene J. McCarthy - Minnesota).

F 94: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Repair/ Renovation deductions.

a. Correspondence:  re:  resolution.

b. Resolution:  re:  economy and unemployment.

c. Resolution:  re:  unemployment.

F 95: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Sadlak-Herlong (H. R. 6452/H. R. 9119).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6452; H. R. 9119.

b. H. R. 6452:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 so as to provide for scheduled personal and corporate income-tax reductions and for other purposes" (Antoni N. Sadlak - Connecticut).  No copy.

c. H. R. 9119:  same title as H. R. 6452 (A. Sidney Herlong, Jr. - Florida).  No copy.

F 96: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Small Business.  Correspondence:  re:  tax relief for small business.

F 97: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Small Business (H. R. 5735).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 5735.

b. H. R. 5735:  "To provide a minimum initial program of tax relief for small business and for persons engaged in small business" (Thomas B. Curtis - Missouri).

F 98: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Small Business (H. R. 11258).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 11258:  "To provide a program of tax relief for small business and for persons engaged in small business" (Frank Ikard - Texas).

F 99: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Small Business (H. R. 12084/H. R. 12085).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12984; H. R. 12085.

b. H. R. 12084:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide tax relief for small business" (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).  No copy.

c. H. R. 12085:  same title as H. R. 12084 (Daniel A. Reed - New York).  No copy.



F 100: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957).  Taxes:  Tax Policy.  Report:  "Federal Tax Policy and the Economic Challenges of 1957." 

F 101: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Tax Reform (H. R. 8381).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 8381.

b. H. R. 8381:  "To amend the Internal Revenue code of 1954 to correct unintended benefits and hardships and to make technical amendments, and for other purposes" (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).

c. Statement:  re:  proposed relief on medical expenses.

F 102: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Tax Reform (H. R. 12695).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12695:  "To provide a one-year extension of the existing corporate normal-tax rate and of certain excise-tax rates" (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).

F 103: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Tuition Credit (H. R. 765).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 765.

b. H. R. 765:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a thirty percent credit against the individual income tax for amounts paid as tuition or fees to certain public and private institutions of higher education" (Eugene J. McCarthy - Minnesota).

F 104: Ways and Means, Committee on (1957-1958).  Taxes:  Tuition Credit (H. R. 1064).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 1064.

b. H. R. 1064:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a thirty-percent credit against the individual income tax for amounts paid as tuition or fees to certain public and private institutions of higher education" (Hale Boggs - Louisiana).

F 105: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Taxes:  Utility Advertising (H. R. 9664).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 9664; clipping.

b. H. R. 9664:  "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 so as to provide that expenditures by public utilities for propaganda advertising, lobbying, and other political purposes shall no be allowed as deductions from gross income" (Lester R. Johnson - Wisconsin).  No copy.

c. Clipping:  "Internal Revenue Curbs Advertising."

F 106: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Unemployment Compensation.

a. Correspondence:  re:  extending unemployment compensation benefits; fact sheet; excerpt.

b. Fact Sheet:  "Points to Use in discussing with Your Congressional Representative or United States Senators" (undated). 

F 107: Ways and Means, Committee on (1958).  Unemployment Compensation (H. R. 12065).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12065.

b. H. R. 12065:  "To authorize temporary unemployment benefits for individuals who exhaust their benefit rights under existing unemployment compensation laws, and for individuals who were employed in non-covered employment" (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).



F 108: Whip Office (1957).  Appreciation:  House Officials.  Correspondence:  re; appreciation to colleagues.

F 109: Whip Office (1958).  Appreciation:  House Officials.  Correspondence:  re:  appreciation to colleagues.

F 110: Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Corn (H. R. 4901).

a. Surveys:  re:  H. R. 4901 (Zone Whips).

b. H. R. 4901:  "To establish a minimum-acreage allotment for corn, to provide acreage-reserve programs for diverted acres and for feed grains, and for other purposes" (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).  No copy.

F 111: Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Drought Relief.

a. Article:  "Drought Areas in the United States."

b. Clipping:  "Drought Aid Bill Put to Congress."

F 112: Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Drought Relief (H. R. 2367).

a. Congressional Record:  Vol. 23, No. 22 (February 6, 1957). 

b. H. R. 2367:  "To establish a deferred grazing program and a protein feed program as parts of the relief available to drought-stricken areas under Public Law 875, Eighty-firs Congress, and for other purposes" (W. R. Poage - Texas).

F 113: Whip Office (1958).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Food Stamps (H. R. 11809).

a. Whip Polls:  re:  H. R. 11809.

b. H. R. 11809:  "To increase consumption of agricultural food commodities and products thereof among low-income groups through the issuance of food stamps" (Victor L. Anfuso - New York.)  No copy.

F 114: Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Forestry.  Senate Document 74:  "National Forest Reservation Commission."  (Letter from the Secretary of the Army).

F 115: Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Humane Slaughter (H. R. 176, et al.).  Hearings (H. R. 176, H. R. 2880, H. R. 3029, H. R. 3049, H. R. 5671, H. R. 5820, H. R. 6422, H. R. 6500):  "Humane Slaughter." 

F 116: Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Humane Slaughter (H. R. 8308).

a. 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).

b. House Report 706 (H. R. 8308):  "Humane Slaughter of Livestock."

F 117; Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Agriculture, Committee on:  Soil Bank (H. R. 2771).

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

b. Remarks:  CA:  re:  H. R. 2771.

c. Figures:  re:  H. R. 2771.

F 118: Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Appropriations, Committee on:  Independent Agencies (H. R. 6070).

a. H. R. 6070:  "Making appropriations for sundry independent executive agencies, and offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes (Albert Thomas - Texas).

b. House Report 197 (H. R. 6070):  "Independent Offices Appropriation Bill, 1958." 

F 119: Whip Office (1957).  Legislation:  Appropriations, Committee on:  Labor - H.E.W (H. R. 6287).

a. List:  re:  roll-call votes on H. R. 6287.

b. Remarks:  CA:  re:  H. R. 6287.

c. H. R. 6287:  "Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health, Education, and Welfare, and related agencies, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, and for other purposes" (John E. Fogarty - Rhode Island).  No copy.

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