CARL ALBERT COLLECTION
LEGISLATIVE FILES
Box and Folder Inventory

Box 34

Box 35: Eighty-Sixth Congress:  Agriculture



F 1: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Farm Bill (H. R. 2490).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 2490:  "To preserve and improve the family farm pattern of American agriculture, to establish a comprehensive full parity farm income improvement and protection program, to expand domestic consumption and exports of American farm commodities in reasonable balance with augmented demand therefor, to establish a yardstick family farm credit program, and for other purposes."  (Lee Metcalf - Montana).

F 2: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Farm Bill (H. R. 6150).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6150.

b. H. R. 6150:  "To free farmers from Government control."  (E. Ross Adair - Indiana).

c. Newsletter (The Farmers Voice):  re:  H. R. 6150 (April, 1959).

F 3: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Farm Bill (H. R. 7188).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 7188.

b. H. R. 7188:  "To expand the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act to provide increased nation-wide emphasis upon soil and water conservation, to prevent the wasteful and uneconomic use of farm soil and water resources, to reduce the volume of Government owned stocks of farm commodities, to provide greater economic opportunity to farm-operating families, and for other purposes."  (Earl Hogan - Indiana). 

c. Remarks:  re:  "A Bill That Would Take Positive Steps To Correct The Farm Problem" (Earl Hogan - Indian).

F 4: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Bill (H. R. 10355).

a. H. R. 10355:  "To reduce the cost of the U. S. Treasury of farm price and income stabilization programs, to provide means by which producers may balance supply with demand at a fair price, to reduce the volume and costs of maintaining Commodity Credit Corporation stocks, to provide for distribution to needy people and public institutions of additional needed high-protein foods, to preserve and improve the status of the family farm through greater bargaining power, and for other purposes."  (W. R. Poage - Texas).

b. Statement:  re:  H. R. 10355, H. R. 11769 (American National Cattlemen's Association).

F 5: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Bill (H. R. 10356):  Correspondence and Data.

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 10356; Booklet; Agenda; Articles.

b. H. R. 10356:  Same title as H. R. 10355.  See File 4 for title (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

c. Booklet:  "Why Federal Marketing Agreements And Orders Cannot Be Succenssfully Applied To The Honey Industry."

d. Agenda:  re:  Pittsburgh County Farm Bureau quarterly meeting.

e. Article:  "The Farm Program Can Be Solved."

f. Article:  "The Great Farm Problem."

g. Clipping:  "House Democrats Offer Rigid-Control Farm Bill."

h. Clipping:  "Democrats Offer A New Farm Bill."

F 6: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Bill (H. R. 10356):  Legislation and Data.

a. H. R. 10356.

b. National Farmers Union's Washington Newsletter.  (April 8, 1960).

c. News Release:  re:  "Hearings Set On `Family Farm Act of 1960'" (April 21, 1960).

F 7: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Bill (H. R. 10366).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 10266.

b. H. R. 10366:  "To reduce the cost to the U. S.  Treasury of farm price and income stabilization programs, to provide means by which producers may balance supply with demand at a fair price, to reduce the volume and costs of maintaining Commodity Credit Corporation stocks, to provide for distribution to needy people and public institutions of additional needed high-protein foods, to preserve and improve the status of the family farm through greater bargaining power, and for other purposes."  (Neal Smith - Iowa). 

F 8: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Bill (H. R. 11769). 

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 11769; Statement.

b. H. R. 11769:  Same title as H. R. 10366. 

c. Statement:  re:  H. R. 11769 and H. R. 10355 (Herschel C. Loveless, Governor of Iowa).

d. Statement:  re:  "Proposed Family Farm Act of 1960" (J. A. Baker, Director of Legislative Services, National Farmers Union). 

F 9: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Bill (H. R. 12260).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12260:  "To amend the Career Compensation Act of 1949 to provide for the payment of incentive pay to members of the armed forces performing duty as operators of submersibles."  (George P. Miller - California).

F 10: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Farm Bill (S. 1722).

a. S. 1722:  "To reduce temporarily the production of farm commodities through the storage of surplus acreage, to discontinue certain sales of accumulated surplus stocks of such commodities, and to provide for programs of study and research for the purpose of finding new industrial uses for such commodities, thereby stabilizing prices of agricultural commodities and making possible the discontinuance of price support payments."  (Homer E. Capehart - Indiana).  copy.

b. Summary:  "Summary of Bill To Reduce Temporarily The Production of Farm Commodities, ETC."

c. Speech:  re:  S. 1722 (By Homer E. Capehart - Indiana).

F 11: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Farm Bill (S. 2502).

a. S. 2502:  "To provide for the development of a comprehensive family farm program, to bring the production of agricultural commodities into balance with demand therefor, to enable farmers to secure fair prices, to better utilize agricultural abundance in the Nation's interests at home and abroad, and for other purposes."  (Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota).

b. Speech:  re:  "The Family Farm Program Development Act" (Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota).

F 12: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Farm Bureau Federation.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Bulletin; Farm Bureau agricultural program; Leaflet.

b. Bulletin (News Flash):  re:  Wheat and various other agricultural topics (Oklahoma Farm Bureau).

c. Leaflet:  "Wheat - No. 1 Farm problem."

d. Booklet:  "Price Support And Adjustment Programs" re:  Statement by Charles B. Shuman, President of the American Farm Bureau Federation.

F 13: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Farm Labor.  Correspondence:  re:  Report on "The position of Farm Workers in Federal and State Legislation"; Fair Labor Standards Act; Migrant Workers; Hearings on farm labor bills; Sisk bill which extends Public Law 78 Mexican Labor Program for two years.

F 14: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Labor (H. R. 9869).  Correspondence:  re:  "To amend title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, and for other purposes."  (Henry Aldous Dixon - Utah).

F 15: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Farm Labor (H. R. 9875/H. R. 11211).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 9875; H. R. 11211; Editorial.

b. H. R. 9875:  "To amend title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, and for other purposes."  (Clifford G. McIntyre - Maine).

c. H. R. 11211:  "To amend title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, to provide, in connection with the employment of workers from Mexico, protection against unfair competition from corporate agriculture to the American family farm, and protection for the employment opportunities of domestic agricultural workers in the United States, and for other purposes."  (George McGovern - South Dakota).

d. Editorial:  "South of the Border Immigration."

e. Report:  re:  "Operations of Mexican Farm Labor Program Made Pursuant to Conference Report No. 1449/House of Representatives 84th Congress, First Session."  (July 1 - December 31, 1959).

F 16: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Labor (H. R. 11211/H. R. 12176).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 11211; H. R. 12176.

b. H. R. 11211:  "To amend title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, to provide, in connection with the employment of workers from Mexico, protection against unfair competition from corporate agriculture to the American family farm, and protection for the employment opportunities of domestic agricultural workers in the United States, and for other purposes."  (George McGovern - South Dakota).

c. H. R. 12176:  "To amend title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, and for other purposes."  (E. C. Gathings - Arkansas).

F 17: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Farm Loans.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Resolutions.

b. Resolutions:  re:  Increase in interest rates in general money markets.  (By The Stockholders of the Kiamichi Production Credit Association of Atoka).

F 18: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Farm Loans (H. R. 6353/S. 1512).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6353; S. 1512.

b. H. R. 6353:  "To amend the Federal Farm Loan Act to transfer responsibility for making appraisals from the Farm Credit Administration to the Federal land banks, and for other purposes."  (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

c. S. 1512:  Same title as H. R. 6353 (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana; George D. Aiken - Vermont).

F 19: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farm Loans (H. R. 7628).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 7628:  "To simplify, consolidate, and improve the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture with respect to loans to farmers and ranchers, and for other purposes."  (Harold D. Cooley - North Carolina).

F 20: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Farmers Home Administration. 

a. News Release:  "Consolidated Farmers Home Administration Bill Introduced" (April 14, 1960).

b. Data:  re:  "Comparison of Significant Features of the Allot-Cooley Bills and the Loan Authorities Administered by the Farmers Home Administration."

F 21: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Farmers Union.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Farm Income Legislation; Resolutions.

b. Resolutions:  re:  Farm Situation/Farm Legislation (By The North Dakota Farmers Union).

c. National Farmers Union's Washington Newsletter.  Vol. 6, No. 26 (August 14, 1959).

d. National Farmers Union's Washington Newsletter.  Vol. 6, No. 25 (August 7, 1959). 

F 22: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Food Stamps.  Correspondence:  re:  Food Stamp plans in Public Law 480 extension.

F 23: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Forestry.  Correspondence:  re:  Hearings of the Forest subcommittee of the Committee on Agriculture; National Forest Program.

F 24: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Forestry (H. R. 10465).  Correspondence:  H. R. 10465:  "To authorize and direct that the national forests be managed under principles of multiple use and to produce a sustained yield of products and services, and for other purposes."  (Harley O. Staggers - West Virginia).

F 25: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Forestry (H. R. 10572/S. 3044).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 10572; S. 3044.

b. H. R. 10572:  "To authorize and direct that the national forests be managed under principles of multiple use and to produce a sustained yield of products and services, and for other purposes."  (George M. Grant - Alabama).

c. S. 3044:  Same title as H. R. 10572 (Allen J. Ellender - Louisiana).

F 26: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  General Correspondence (A - L).

a. Correspondence:  Open Letter; Surplus Crop problem; Lower farm prices; Wheat bill; Farm legislation; Statement; Editorial; Clippings Agricultural Bulletins; Data; Benson theory of agricultural surpluses; Booklet (See below).

b. Open Letter:  re:  Farm problem in the Progressive Farmer.

c. Statement:  re:  Farm Policy of the Democratic Advisory Council (Governor Herschel C. Loveless).

d. Editorial:  "Where Worry Isn't Enough."

e. Clipping:  "Farm Program."

f. Data:  re:  "A Single, Specific, Long-Range method for Ending Farm Crop Surpluses."

g. Clipping:  "More Than a Coincidence."

h. Cartoon:  "Simple Isn't It?"

i. Clipping:  "Farm Surplus Keeps Growing but Politicians Won't Drop Supports."

j. Cartoon:  "My Fault?"

k. Data:  "Charges Against the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee and the United States Department of Agriculture."

l. Booklet:  "Politics and Agriculture" (By John Strohm).

F 27: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  General Correspondence (M - W).

a. Correspondence:  farm program; articles; farm legislation; agriculture problem from a statistical point of view; data; news releases; hearings on the agricultural farm bill and/or wheat bill; resolution.

b. Article:  "Adopting to Change."

c. Article:  "Farm Subsidies Must Go."

d. Data:  "The Farm Problem."

e. News Release:  "Salted Pecan Nuts/Good-Easy Made/Aggie Chief Says."

f. News Release:  Oklahoma Crop Production.

g. Resolution:  Farm programs; parity price support.

F 28: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  General Data.

a. Correspondence:  re:  address of farm programs; report; article (See below).

b. Report:  "The Farm Plan You Voted For."  Two copies.

c. Article:  "Can New Laws Solve the Farm Problem?"

d. Data:  "Farm Legislative Status Report and Farm Economic Situation."

e. H. R. 4800 (P. L. 760 - Eighty-first Congress):  "To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain mineral interests, and for other purposes."  One copy.

f. Article:  "House Agriculture Committee Gets an Earful."

g. Address:  Lauren K. Soth:  "The Farmer, the Public and the Government."

h. Commodity Letter (March 6, 1959).

i. Clipping:  "Ike's Administration Can Claim Much Headway in Cuttin Price Supports."

j. Clipping:  "Farm Measure Wins Support of Edmondson."

k. Clipping:  "Governors Ask Congress for Aid to Farmers."

l. Clipping:  "U. S. Crop Export Menaced by New Curbs in Europe."

m. Clipping:  "Nixon Helped in Forming Farm Policy, Benson States."

F 29: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  General Data:  Clippings.

a. Clipping:  "Congress Told Nations Misuse U. S. Surpluses." 

b. Article:  "Eight Myths about the `Farm Situation.'"

c. Clipping:  "Sooners Take Lead in Farm Argument."

d. Clipping:  re:  school milk program (H. R. 9331).

e. Clipping:  "Many Enjoy Subsidies at Farmers' Expense."

f. Clipping:  re:  various farm issues.

g. Clipping:  "Laughter a Weapon against Demagogue."

h. Clipping:  "More than Enough."

i. Newspaper:  The American Farm Bureau Federation's Official Newsletter (April 18, 19600.)

j. Clipping:  "English Blood bull to Head Peters Herd."

k. Clipping:  "Rep. Albert Raps C of C School Lunch Proposal."

l. Clipping:  "Surplus Disposal Scored in Report."

m. Clipping:  "House Unit Asks Changes in Farm Export Policies."

n. Clipping:  "Farm Export Drop Traced."

o. Clipping:  "Dissatisfaction Guaranteed."

p. Clipping:  "Imports Worry State Congressmen."

q. Clipping:  "Farm Woes a Major Problem for Solons."

r. Clipping:  "Albert Is Critical of Wheat Plan."

s. Article:  "Questions on Farm Legislation."

t. Clipping:  "Agriculture Affects Everyone Each Day."

u. Clipping:  re:  Agricultural appropriations.

v. Clipping:  "When to Expect Wheat Farm Legislation."

w. Advertisement:  re:  farm problem.

x. Clipping:  "Williams Says Two Farms Got Aid of 2 1/2 Million."

y. Clipping:  "Farm Budget Aired; Non-Farmers Benefit."

F 30: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Grains.

a. Correspondence:  re:  reports; wheat and corn production and price support; Spring Conference program; statement

b. Report:  "Some Current Situations and Problems in Agriculture."

c. Statement:  Roy F. Hendrickson:  "Grain Storage in Perspective."

d. Report:  "Formation of Feed Grain Council."

e. Report:  re:  Feed Grains Foreign Marketing Conference.  Includes notes and statistics from it.

f. Resolution:  re:  Agricultural Adjustment Act for 1938. 

F 31: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Grains (H. R. 9946).

a. H. R. 9946:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to establish a proper relationship between wheat, corn, grain sorghum, and other feeds on a proper feed unit basis, to bring supply and demand into balance, and to assist American agriculture in essential adjustment during the years 1960, 1961 and 1962, and to provide for a permanent farm program thereafter" (Fred Marshall - Minnesota).  No copy.

b. News Release:  re:  H. R. 9946 and H. R. 9947.

F 32: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Grains (H. R. 9947).

a. H. R. 9947:  "To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to establish a proper relationship between wheat, corn, grain sorghum, and other feeds on a proper feed unit basis, to bring supply and demand into balance, and to assist American agricultural in essential adjustment during the years 1960, 1961 and 1962, and to provide for a permanent farm program thereafter" (Jamie L. Whitten - Mississippi).

b. News Release:  re:  H. R. 9946 and H. R. 9947.

F 33: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Grange.

a. Correspondence:  re:  kit entitled "Everyone Should Know about Farmers."

b. "Grange Farm Reporter:"  Report No. 13 (June 11, 1960).

c. "Grange Farm Reporter:"  Report No. 5 (April 16, 1960).

d. Inserts:  Replacements for January, 1959, Grange Farm Fact Kit.

F 34: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Imports (H. R. 335).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 335:  "To provide for standards to be prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture governing agricultural food products" (John W. Byrnes - Wisconsin).

F 35: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Imports (H. R. 1018).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 1018:  "To amend section 8(e) 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 restrictions on imported commodities imposed by such section to all imported limes, grapefruit, lemons, mandarins, all types of oranges including temples, tangerines, murcotts, and tangelos, dried fig paste, sliced dried figs, shelled walnuts, dates with pits, dates with pits removed, and products made entirely of dates" (John J. McFall - California).

F 36: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Marketing (H. R. 7391/S. 2014).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 7391; S. 2014.

b. H. R. 7391:  "To authorize farmers and other producers of agricultural products and/or their own associations to own and operate agricultural sales outlets and for other purposes" (Watkins M. Abbitt - Virginia).  No copy.

c. S. 2014:  "To clarify and amend the Capper-Volstead Act (42 Stat. 388, 7 U. S. C., 291-292), and for other purposes" (Russell B. Long - Louisiana; Eugene J. McCarthy - Minnesota).  No copy.

F 37: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  National Arboretum (H. R. 10067).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 10067:  "To establish a research program in the National Arboretum to develop hardy trees and shrubs" (Henry S. Reuss - Wisconsin).

F 38: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Newsletters:  Washington Farm Reporter.

a. Report No. 865 (April 11, 1959).

b. Report No. 866 (April 18, 1959).

c. Report No. 867 (April 25, 1959).

d. Report No. 873 (June 6, 1959).

e. Report No. 877 (July 4, 1959).

f. Report No. 880 (July 25, 1959).

g. Report No. 881 (August 1, 1959).

h. Report No. 884 (August 22, 1959).

i. Report No. 885 (August 29, 1959).

j. Report No. 886 (February 20, 1960).

k. Report No. 910 (February 27, 1960).

F 39: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Newsletters:  Wayne Darrow Washington Farmletter.

a. Letter No. 812 (April 11, 1959).

b. Letter No. 817 (May 16, 1959).

c. Letter No. 824 (July 4, 1959).

d. Letter No. 825 (July 11, 1959).

e. Letter No. 831 (August 22, 1959).

f. Letter No. 832 (August 29, 1959).

g. Letter No. 859 (March 5, 1960).

h. Letter No. 864 (April 9, 1960).

i. Letter No. 885 (September 3, 1960).

F 40: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Packers/Stockyards Act (H. R. 9897).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 9897.

b. H. R. 9897:  "To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to strengthen independent competition by providing for competitive enterprise in the marketing of livestock products, and other food items" (James Roosevelt - California).  One copy.

c. Speech:  James Roosevelt (U. S. Representative - California):  "Legislative Proposals to Help Small Business."

F 41: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Peanuts.

a. Correspondence:  re:  report.

b. Report:  "The President's Farm Message."

c. Clipping:  "USDA Announces 1959-Crop Peanut Price Support Levels."

d. Leaflet:  re:  Peanuts.

F 42: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Peanuts:  Price Supports.

a. Correspondence:  re:  producers' meetings in peanut growing areas; reducing the support price level of peanuts; list; Peanut Subcommittee hearings; peanut situation relative to grade standards.

b. List:  "Suggested Questions and Comments for the Department of Agriculture on the 1959 Price Support on Peanuts."

c. Booklet:  re:  Hearings on Peanut Price Supports.

F 43: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Peanuts:  Standards.

a. Correspondence:  re:  proposal to establish uniform grades on all types of shelled peanuts; raising of tolerance for damaged Spanish peanuts up to 1 1/2 percent; statements.

b. Statement:  re:  problem of damage tolerances in U. S. Shelled Grades of Peanuts. 

c. Case:  re:  "Standardization of Damage Tolerances in U. S. Standards on Shelled Peanuts." 

d. Clipping:  "Peanut Standards Revised by USDA."

e. "News Release:  re:  revision of U. S. standards for Spanish type peanuts.

f. News Release:  "Peanut Standards Revised by USDA."

g. Data:  "Problem of Damage Tolerances in U. S. Shelled Grades of Peanuts."

F 44: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Pork (H. R. 8394).

a. H. R. 8394:  "To assure orderly marketing of an adequate supply of hogs and pork products; to encourage increased domestic consumption of pork and pork products; to maintain the productive capacity of the hog-farming industry; to avoid the feeding of hogs to less desirable weights; and to stop further decline in live-weight prices received by hog producers" (Earl Hogan - Indiana).

b. Testimony:  Earl Hogan (U. S. Representative - Indiana); re:  H. R. 8394.

c. Newsletter:  re:  H. R. 8394 (August, 1959).

d. Remarks:  Earl Hogan (U. S. Representative - Indiana):  "Hog Marketing Premium Payments Bill."

F 45: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Poultry.

a. Correspondence:  re:  legislation to benefit poultry and egg farmers; resolution.

b. Resolution:  Northeastern Association of State Departments of Agriculture:  re:  economic crisis of the poultry industry.

c. News Release:  "Cooley Says Benson Refuses to Aid Distressed Poultry Industry."

F 46: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Research (H. R. 2718).  H. R. 2718:  "To provide for further research relating to new and improved uses which offer expanding markets for farm and forest products, to assist the States to provide additional facilities for research at the State agricultural experiment stations, and for other purposes" (Thomas G. Abernathy - Mississippi). 

F 47: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Research (H. R. 2380).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 2380; S. 4100; Summary; Booklet.

b. H. R. 2380:  "To provide for further research relating to new and improved uses which offer expanding markets for farm and forest products, to assist the States to provide additional facilities for research at the State agricultural experiment stations, and for other purposes" (Carl Albert - Oklahoma). 

c. Summary:  re:  Budget of the Department of Agriculture.

d. Booklet:  "The Case for an Appropriation for Basic Textile Research."

F 48: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Research (H. R. 7576).  H. R. 7576:  "To create an Agricultural Research and Development Commission, to provide for more effective research programs designed to expand markets for agriculture and forestry products, to reduce surpluses, to increase farm income, and to benefit consumers, and for other purposes" (Thomas G. Abernathy - Mississippi). 

F 49: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Research (H. R. 8639/S. 690).  Correspondence and Data.

a. Correspondence:  re:  report on H. R. 2718; H. R. 8639; H. R. 2380.

b. H. R. 8639:  "To create an Agricultural Research and Development Commission, to provide for more effective research programs designed to expand markets for agriculture and forestry products, to reduce surpluses, to increase farm income, and to benefit consumers, and for other purposes" (Thomas G. Abernathy - Mississippi).

c. S. 690:  "To provide for increased use of agricultural products for industrial purposes" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; William Proxmire - Wisconsin; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Herman E. Talmadge - Georgia; Ralph W. Yarborough - Texas).  No copy.

d. Clipping:  "Senate Bills Refereed."

e. Clipping:  "Farm Products in Industry."

f. Clipping:  "Industrial Uses of Agricultural Products."

g. Statement:  Hubert H. Humphrey (U. S. Senator - Minnesota) re:  S. 690).

h. Clipping:  "Agricultural Research and Industrial Administration."

i. Statement:  CA:  re:  H. R. 8639; S. 690.  Five copies.

j. Remarks:  Thomas G. Abernathy (U. S. Representative - Mississippi):  "Agricultural Research."

F 50: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Research (H. R. 8639/ S. 690):  Legislation.

a. H. R. 8639:  "To create an Agricultural Research and Development Commission, to provide for more effective research programs designed to expand markets for agricultural and forestry products, to reduce surpluses, to increase farm income, and to benefit consumers, and for other purposes" (Thomas G. Abernathy - Mississippi). 

b. House Report 1055 (H. R. 8639):  "Agricultural Research and Development Commission." 

c. S. 690:  "To provide for the increased use of agricultural products for industrial purposes" (Olin D. Johnston - South Carolina; William Proxmire - Wisconsin; Hubert H. Humphrey - Minnesota; Herman E. Talmadge - Georgia; Ralph W. Yarborough - Texas). 

d. Senate Report 193 (S. 690):  "Industrial Uses of Agricultural Products." 

F 51: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Research (H. R. 9300).

a. H. R. 9300:  "To assist the States to provide additional facilities for research at the State agricultural experiment stations."  (Thomas G. Abernathy - Mississippi).  1 draft.

b. Data:  "Federal and State (Non-Federal) Support to the State Agricultural Experiment Stations

1887-1960."

c. Statistics:  re:  "State Agricultural Experiment Stations/Supporting Funds for Operations/1946-1960.

F 52: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Resolutions.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Resolutions; Booklet; Farm legislation.

b. Resolution:  re:  "Surplus Food."

c. Resolution:  re:  Providing Proper Training and Improved Labor-Management-Public Relations.

d. Booklet:  "What the State Chamber Told the house Agriculture Committee."

e. Resolutions on various agricultural topics (Farmers Cooperative Grain Dealers Association of Oklahoma).

F 53: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Rural Electrification Administration.  Correspondence:  re:  Legislation to increase the interest rates on funds loaned to the Rural Electric Cooperatives.  See also:  Government Operations, Committee on.

F 54: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  School Milk (H. R. 3197, et al.).

a. H. R. 3197:  "To increase and extend the special milk program for children."  (Albert H. Quie - Minnesota).

b. H. R. 5247:  "To increase the authorized maximum expenditures for the fiscal year 1959 under the special milk program."  (Lester R. Johnson - Wisconsin).

c. H. R. 5248:  "To increase the authorized maximum expenditure for the fiscal years 1959, 1960, and 1961 under the special milk program."  (Lester R. Johnson - Wisconsin).

d. H. R. 5407:  Same title as H. R. 5247 (Robert W. Kastenmeier - Wisconsin).

e. H. R. 5408:  Same title as H. R. 5248 (Robert W. Kastenmeier - Wisconsin).

f. H. R. 5413:  Same title as H. R. 3197 (Melvin R. Laird - Wisconsin).

g. H. R. 5414:  Same title as H. R. 3197 (Odin Langen - Minnesota).

h. H. R. 5430:  Same title as H. R. 3197 (Aucher Nelson - Minnesota).

i. H. R. 5433:  Same title and author as H. R. 3197.

j. H. R. 5487:  Same title as H. R. 3197 (H. Carl Anderson - Minnesota).

k. H. R. 5600:  Same title as H. R. 3197 (George McGovern - South Dakota).

l. H. R. 5604:  Same title as H. R. 3197 (William H. Meyer - Vermont).

m. H. R. 5613:  Same title as H. R. 3197 (Charles H. Brown - Missouri).

n. Booklet:  re; Hearing on School Milk Program.

F 55: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Seed (H. R. 6861).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 6861.

b. H. R. 6861:  "To provide for a specific contribution by State governments to the cost of feed or seed furnished to farmers, ranchers, or stockmen in disaster area, and for other purposes."  (Charles B. Hoeven - Iowa). 

F 56: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Sheep.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Federal lamb grading.

b. List:  re:  Groups protesting the suspension of federal grading of lamb and mutton.

c. List:  re:  Reasons for the continuation of federal lamb grading.

d. Resolution:  re:  Federal lamb grading.

F 57: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Soil Bank.

a. Correspondence:  re; Conservation Reserve; Suggestions on problems of farmers; Speech (See below).

b. Speech:  "The Farm Problem Can Be Solved With the Soil Bank Withdrawal Plan" (Ben F. Jensen - Iowa). 

c. Data:  re:  "Soil Bank Payments In Kind & Held In Trust."

F 58: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Soil Conservation.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Soil Conservation.

b. Newsletter (Action for Conservation in the Great Plains - The National Association of Soil Conservation Districts (June, 1959).

c. News Release:  re:  Appointed of John H. Raugh and Gordon H. Thomas as chairman and member respectively of the Oklahoma State Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee.

d. State Soil Conservation Board News Vol. 4, No. 10 (May 21, 1959).

F 59: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Soviet Union.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Russian agriculture/Exchange Agreement of 1958.

b. Report:  re:  European trade trip (To President Eisenhower, From Secretary Benson - October 30, 1959).

c. Booklet:  re:  "Economic Aspects of Soviet Agriculture."

d. Booklet:  re:  "Crops Research In The Soviet Union."

e. Booklet:  re:  "Veterinary Science In The Soviet Union."

f. Booklet:  re:  "Soil And Water Use In The Soviet Union."

g. Booklet:  re:  "Cotton In The Soviet Union."

h. Booklet:  re:  "Farm Mechanization In The Soviet Union."

F 60: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Sugar.

a. Correspondence:  re; Statement on the President's authority to suspend quotas under section 202 (e) and Section 408 of the Sugar Act of 1948.; Sugar Legislation; Domestic Sugar Act; Subsidies in sugar industry; Extension of Sugar Act through 1961.

b. Memorandum:  re:  Sugar.

F 61: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Sugar:  Cuba.

a. Correspondence:  re:  U. S. purchases of sugar from Cuba; Sugar Act; Clipping; Sugar Quota.

b. Clipping:  "Cuba Raps U. S. attitude in Sugar Deal."

c. Article:  "Cuba Sugar Fuss Far From Sweet."

d. Newsletter (The McCarthy Sugar Report) Report No. 36 (February 19, 1960).

F 62: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Sugar:  Phillippines.  Correspondence:  re:  Proposed legislation allowing the President and secretary of Agriculture to change allocations relative to quotas under section 202 (c); 1959 sugar crop of Philippines.

F 63: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Sugar:  Sugar Beets.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Sugar beet allotment acreage; Sugar beet legislation; Installation of beet sugar refineries in the Texas Panhandle are; Sugar Act.

b. News Release:  re:  "Beet, Cane Industries Ask Sugar Act Renewal."

F 64: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Sugar (S. 3210).  Correspondence:  re:  S. 3210:  "To amend and extend the provisions of the Sugar Act of 1948, as amended."  (Wallace F. Bennett - Utah; Gordon Allott - Colorado; Frank Church - Idaho; Hiram L. Fong - Hawaii; Milton R. Young - North Dakota; Henry C. Dworshak - Idaho; Hugh Scott - Pennsylvania).



F 65: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Tobacco.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Hoeven Amendment; Continuation of 90 per cent supports on tobacco.

b. News Release:  "Tobacco Meeting Set."

F 66: Agriculture, Committee on (1949).  Tobacco (H. R. 5058).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 5058 (See below).

b. H. R. 5058:  "To amend section 101 (c) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 to stabilize and protect the level of support for tobacco."  (W. Pat Jennings - Virginia).

c. Booklet:  re:  Hearing on H. R. 5058 (Tobacco Price Supports).

F 67: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Tobacco (S. 1901).  Correspondence:  re: S. 1901:  "To amend section 101 (c) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 and the act of July 28, 1945, to stabilize and protect the level of support for tobacco."  (B. Everett Jordan - North Carolina).

F 68: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Walnuts/Dates (H. R. 12341).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 12341:  "To amend section 8e of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933, as amended, and as reenacted ad 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 imported shelled walnuts, dates with pits, dates with pits removed, and products made principally of dates."  (D. S. Saund - California).

F 69: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Watershed Act (H. R. 4781).  Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 4781:  "To amend the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act to provide that its loan provisions whall be applicable to certain other projects, and for other purposes."  (Thomas G. Abernathy - Mississippi).

F 70: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Watershed Act (H. R. 4866).

a. Correspondence:  re:  H. R. 4866; Resolution.

b. H. R. 4866:  "To amend the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act to permit the Secretary of Agriculture to contract for the construction of works of improvement upon request of local organizations."  (Wilbur D. Mills - Arkansas).

c. Resolution:  re:  H. R. 4866 (By Oklahoma Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts).

F 71: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  CA Materials.

a. Correspondence:  re:  Senate bill on Durham wheat; New wheat legislation; Ike's Farm Message.

b. Excerpt:  re:  Wheat Program (From Speech by Secretary of Agriculture).

c. Draft:  re:  President's Message; Price support and production control.

d. Draft:  re:  Stabilization Plan.

e. Report:  re:  Government's investment in wheat. 

f. Table:  re:  "Frequency Distribution of 1958 Wheat Farms in the 3rd. Congressional District of Oklahoma."

g. Report:  re:  Change in wheat legislation.

h. List:  re:  Democrats and Republicans.

i. Summary:  re:  Wheat Grown in Third Congressional district in 1958.

j. Statement:  re:  Secretary Benson's Statement (Carl Albert - Oklahoma). 

k. Statement:  re:  President's Farm Message (Carl Albert - Oklahoma).

l. News Release:  re:  Farm program to give farmers increased bargaining power in economy.  (Carl Albert - Oklahoma). 

F 72: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  Clippings.

a. Clipping:  "Wheat Plan Not Changed."

b. Clipping:  "Benson Still Opposes Increase In Wheat Props."

c. Clipping:  "The Same Old Gyp."

d. Clipping:  "Benson Draws New Hill Attack."

e. Clipping:  "Part-Time Farmers."

f. Clipping:  "Wheat Bill Blame."

g. Remarks:  Milton R. Young (U. S. Senator - North Dakota):  "The Wheat Problem in Perspective."

h. Clipping:  "Farm Bureau Head Tells Opposition to Oklahoma Wheat Growers' Group."

i. Clipping:  "The Senator's Time Has Expired."

j. Clipping:  "Albert Works on Wheat Surplus."

k. Clipping:  "House Unit Asks Wheat Acreage Cut."

l. Clipping:  "Albert Seeks Action on Wheat Bill."

m. Clipping:  "Wheat Slash, Parity Boost Win Approval."

n. Clipping:  "Albert Bares Plan to Curb Wheat Surplus."

o. Clipping:  "U. S. Wheat Glut Expected to Rise."

p. Clipping:  "Senate Approves Compromise Bill Cutting Wheat Area, Raising Props."

q. Clipping:  "State Wheat Growers Having Hard Work Kicking Off Self-Help Program."

r. Clipping:  "Albert Charges Wheat Deals Damage Overseas Markets."

s. Clipping:  "Pension Goes to Growers in Wheat Subsidy Battle."

t. Clipping:  "In Starving World, Food Surplus is America`s Problem."

u. Clipping:  "Benson Proposal Carries Dollar Impact for Sooners."

v. Clipping:  "Crop Control Bills Blasted by Speaker."

w. Clipping:  re:  Johnny Kitchens.

x. Clipping:  "House Group Cool to Ike's Wheat Plans."

y. Clipping:  "State Farming Incomes Slide by 22 Percent."

z. Clipping:  "Belcher Hits Wheat Action."

aa. Clipping:  "Farm Bureau Fights for Four Points ... The Wheat Bill."

bb. Clipping:  "Fourth Largest Harvest on Tap."

cc. Clipping:  "Wheat Plans Have Answer to Criticisms."

dd. Clipping:  "Wheat Supply Record Seen for Nation."

ee. Clipping:  "Amendment Could Help Countries' Health Needs."

ff. Clipping:  "More Farmers on Wheat Quota."

F 73: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  Colleagues.

a. Correspondence:  re:  trans-shipment of wheat through Canadian ports; problems on the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway; farm legislation; Gallup Poll report; proposed wheat legislation; hearings on wheat legislation; clipping; statement; preservation of wheat acreage exemption for small growers; wheat allotments.

b. Gallup Poll Reports:  "Tax Cut Is First in Public Minds."

c. Clipping:  re:  spud surplus.

d. Statement:  Andrew Fisher:  re:  wheat problem in the Pacific Northwest."

e. Clipping:  "Miss Mumma Pays $403 for Excessive Planting of Wheat."

f. Report:  Paul C. Jones (U. S. Representative - Missouri):  re:  legislation to relieve farmers.

F 74: Agriculture, Committee on (1959).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  Farm Bureau Program.

a. Correspondence:  re:  proposed farm program bill; farm legislation (in general); Poage Bill; wheat problem and hearings on it; wheat production; report; consideration of new wheat program.

b. Report:  re:  the wheat situation.

c. Outline:  re:  farm legislation and farm problems.

d. Leaflet:  Chicago Board of Trade News, Vol. 7, No. 2 (February, 1960).

e. "Draft Outline of Wheat Bill" (May 12, 1959).

f. Statement:  John C. Lynn:  re:  H. R. 11769 and similar bills.

F 75: Agriculture, Committee on (1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  Farm Bureau Program.  Correspondence:  re:  general farm bill; agricultural legislation; Poage Bill (H. R. 10355); McGovern Bill (H. R. 10363; Albert Bill (H. R. 10356); hearings on general farm bill; federal aid to education; Brannan Plan.

F 76: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  Farmers Union.

a. Correspondence:  re:  wheat problem; H. R. 4679.

b. Statement:  John A. Baker:  re:  "Proposed Wheat Stabilization Programs."

c. Analysis:  re:  "Marketing Program for Wheat."

d. Newsletter:  "National Farmers Union's Washington Newsletter," Vol. 6, No. 17 (May 22, 1959).

F 77: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  General Correspondence (A - G).

a. Correspondence:  re:  adoption of a two-price plan for wheat; farm legislation; wheat problem; hearings on wheat problem; legislation to reduce the fifteen-acre exemption to twelve acres; wheat production; voting in wheat referendum; cotton and wheat marketing quota referendums; Soil Bank program; President's farm program; wheat surplus; clipping; Stanely Yankus.

b. Clipping:  "Farmer Loses Suit on Quota."

c. Clipping:  "Albert Opens hearings on Wheat Bill."

d. Speech:  Tim H. Blanely:  "Food for Thought."

e. Speech:  Tim H. Blanely:  "Here's More Food for Thought." 

f. Clipping:  "Food for Thought."

F 78: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  General Correspondence (H - M).

a. Correspondence:  re:  wheat legislation; new wheat program; proposal on fixing wheat allotments; J. Evetts Haley, Jr., case; farm legislation; extensive hearings on labor legislation; H. R. 7246 (acreage allotment of 25 per cent, 90 per cent of parity); S. 1968; letters; fifteen-acre exemption for wheat growers.

b. Letters:  re:  Wheat Legislation.  Frm P. H. McKena (President, First National Bank), to President Truman, Mr. Shuman, Senator Ellender, Senator Capehart.

c. Clipping:  "Albert Bares Plan to Curb Wheat Surplus."

F 79: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  General Correspondence (N - W).

a. Correspondence:  re:  reduction of the fifteen-acre exemption from wheat quotas; production of wheat; clippings; wheat legislation; wheat exports; summary; wheat program to eliminate soil bank supplies; testimony of Mr. Yankus; bulletin entitled "Survey of the European Wheat Imports;" Poage Bill; Farm Bureau proposal.

b. Clipping:  "Yankus Refund Opposed."

c. Summary:  "Explanatory Thoughts toward a New Program for Wheat."

d. Clipping:  "Too Much Farm Know-How."

e. Clipping:  "Developing Foreign Markets."

F 80: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  General Data.

a. Correspondence:  re:  booklets.

b. Booklet:  "Cost of Producing Wheat in Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1910-1956."

c. Booklet:  "Survey of the Quality of European Wheat Imports."

d. Booklet:  "The Wheat Farmer and the Crisis in the Sixties."

F 81: Agriculture, Committee on (1959-1960).  Wheat:  Correspondence and Data:  General Data.

a. Memorandum:  re:  Taber Amendment to Agriculture Department Appropriations Bill.

b. News Release:  USDA 2174-59 (August 6, 1959).

c. Outline:  re:  marketing control program.

d. Outlines:  re:  wheat stabilization program.

e. Tables:  re:  various comparisons made to the Conservation Reserve Expenditures.

f. List:  re:  measure to increase U. S. wheat exports.

g. Newsletter:  Daniel F. Rice (March 11, 1960).

h. Newsletter:  Daniel F. Rice (April 6, 1960).

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