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Collection Title: Colmer (William M.) Papers 

Collection Number: M24

Box and Folder List:

THE COLMER PAPERS

SUBJECT FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1933-1942

73rd Congress through 77th



(Each date set off by a comma represents a separate folder)

Box 1

AAA (Agricultural Adjustment Administration or Acreage Reduc-­
tion) - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936, 1935, 1934
(See also Licenses and Naval Stores)

Box 2

Aeronautics, Civil - 1940, 1941 (See also CAA)

Agriculture - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1933-37

Box 3, 4 Agriculture Yearbooks, requests for - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939
August-December, 1939 January-July, 1938 June-December,
1938 January-May, 1937 September-December, 1937 January­
August, 1936. . .

Agriculture Yearbooks, requests for (cont'd) - 1935, 1933-42
Box 5
Air Commerce - 1938-39

Air Corps - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1936-38

Air School Biloxi - 1941-42 (See also Keesler and Air Force)

Alcoholic Beverages - 1934-37

American Legion - 1939-42, 1933-38
Box 6, 7 Annapolis- 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938...

Annapolis (cont'd) - 1934, 1932-33
Box 8 Anti-Trust Laws - 1933-38

Appointments, requests for - 1942, 1939, 1937-38, 1935-36

Appointments, Staff - 1933-42

Bank Receiverships - 1936-37, 1933-35

Banks and Banking - 1933-41
Box 9 Bar Association and Admission to - 1936-40

Bills (Paid) - 1933-35 - Receipts
Box 10 Bills Personal - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1935-36,
1933-34

Bills Pending in Congress, requests for copies - 1942, 1941,
1940, 1939, 1938, 1937. . .
Box 11 Bills Pending in Congress, requests for copies (cont'd) - 1936,
1935, 1933-34
Box 12 Bonus, Soldiers' - 1933-36

CAA (Civil Aeronautics Administration) - 1942 (See also
Aeronautics, Civil)

Camp Shelby - 1942, 1941, 1940 October-December, 1940
September

Census - 1942, 1941-42, 1933-40
Box 13, 14 Civilian Conservation Corps - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938,
1937, 1936, 1935

Civil Service Commission - 1940-42, 1933-34

Clubs and Societies - 1933-41

Coast Guard - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936,
1935, 1933-34
Box 15 Codes - 1933-35 (re: NRA, Milk Marketing, Agreements,
etcetera)

Coinage - 1942

Commerce, Department of - 1933-42

Committees - 1933-39

Condolence, Letters of - 1938-42, 1933-37

Congratulation, Letters of - 1938-42, 1933-37

Congressional Courtesy, Letters of - 1933-41

Congressional Directory, requests for - 1934-42
Box 16 Congressional Record, requests for - 1942, 1941, 1940,
1939, 1937-38, 1935-36, 1933-34

Contributions, requests for - 1939-42, 1933-38

Cotton and Cotton Seed Production - 1933-42 (See also
Agri­culture)

Cotton Loan - 1935-41 (See also Agriculture)
Box 17 Courtesy Letters - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939. . .

Courtesy Letters (cont'd) - 1938, 1937, 1936, 1935, 1933-34
Box 18 Credit to Industry - 1934 (See also Loans-Industry, RFC)

Credit Union - 1936-39

Crime - 1933-34

Customs Service - 1935-41

Dairy Industry - 1935 (See also Agriculture)

Debating Material, requests for - 1938-42, 1933-37

Democratic Party - 1933-42 (See also special file "Politics")

Desertions (Armed Services) - 133-35
Box 19 Discharges (Armed Services) - 1942, 1941 July-December, 1941
January-June, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936, 1933-35

Drainage Districts

Economic Conditions 1933-34

Education - 1939-41

Electrification (REA-Rural Electrification Administration) -
1942, 1941, 1940 October, September, August, July, January­-
June (Applications for electric service through REA)...
Box 20 Electrification (cont'd) - 1939, 1938, 1937

Enlistments (Armed Services) - 1941, 1939-40, 1936-38,
1933-35

Eradication of Screw Worm - 1933-35

Exhibits - 1934-42

Export License - 1942

Farm Bureau - 1933-36
Box 21 Farm Security Administration - 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938
(Became the Farmers Home Administration)

Farm Speech Material - 1939 (manila envelope)

Farmers Letters (responses to form letter) - 1938, 1936

Federal Bureau of Investigation - 1940-42

Federal Buildings - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936,
1935, (re: construction of post offices, etcetera)
Box 22 Federal Communications Commission - 1934-42 (See also
Radio)

Federal Court - 1936-42 (re: admission to practice before
Supreme Court, Federal Courts generally, and Federal Court
Building at Hattiesburg)
Box 23 Federal Land Banks - 1934-41 (See also Loans-Farm)

Federal Power Commission - 1937-42

Federal Reserve Board - 1941-42 (See also Banks and Banking)

Federal Trade Commission - 1933-41
Box 24 Fish and Game - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936,
1935, 1934, 1933 (mostly applications for fish to stock ponds)

Fishing Trip to Ship Island, September 1938
Box 25 Food and Drug - 1935-41

Foreign Affair (re: Taylor mission to Vatican)

Foreign and Domestic Commerce - 1933

Foreign Stocks and Bonds - 1939-40

Gasoline - 1935-41

Ginners - 1934-40

Good Cheer, letters of - 1940-42

Government Contracts - 1940-42, 1937, 1933-36

Government Reorganization - 1933-42

Graduate Letters - 1936-42

Greetings - 1933

Hardwood - 1937-49

Health - 1942, 1941, 1937-40

Highways - 1936, 1933-35 (See also Pavements)
Box 26 Hospitalization - 1936-39

Hospitalization (Miscellaneous) - 1934-42

Housing - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1934-37
Box 27 ICC (Interstate Commerce Commission) - 1936-42 (See also
Railroads)

Immigration and Naturalization - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939,
1938, 1933-37 (See also Justice Department)
Box 28 Inauguration - 1933

Indian Affairs - 1933-38

Inland Waterways - 1939-41

Insurance - 1934-42

Internal Revenue Service - 1933-40

Introductions, letters of - 1937-42, 1933-36
Box 29, 30 Invitations - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939. . .

Invitations (cont'd) - 1938, 1937, 1936, 1935, 1933-34
Box 31 Justice Department - 1940-42 (See also FBI and Pardons)

Labor - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1938-39, 1933-37
Box 32 Land Matters - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1933-36

Law Cases (Personal) - 1933-42
Box 33 Letters, miscellaneous - 1933-38, September, 1932 February,
1933 (latter consists of letters written prior to assuming office on
March 4, 1933)

Liberty Bonds - 1933 (See also Treasury)

Library of Congress - 1933-42
Box 34 Licenses - 1934-35 (See also AAA and Naval Stores)

Lighthouses - 1933-40 (See also Coast Guard)

Loans - 1934, 1933
Box 35 Loans, Farm - 1939-42, 1937-38, 1936

Loans, Home - 1938-42, 1937, 1936, 1935 June-December,
1935 January-May, 1934
Box 36 Loans, Industrial - 1938-39, 1935, 1934 (See also RFC)

Mail Service - 1936-42

Mail, Complaints - 1935-38 (See also mail service)

Maps - 1933-42

Marine Inspection - 1937-42
Box 37 Marines, U.S. - 1935-42

Maritime Commission - 1942, 1940-41, 1937-39 (See also
Shipping Board)

McNeill Experiment Station - 1934-36 (See also Agriculture)

Metal Analysis - 1933

Mutual Oil Company - 1934-35

National Defense - 1942 December, November, October,
September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February,
January, 1941, 1940
Box 38 National Forest Reservation Commission - 1941-42, 1942
Report, 1941 Report
Box 39 National Guard - 1940-42, 1938-39, 1933-37

NRA (National Recovery Administration) - 1933-35

NYA (National Youth Administration) - 1942, 1941, 1940,
1939, 1937-38, 1935-36
Box 40 Naval Stores - 1934-42 (See also Agriculture and Licenses)

Navy Department - 1942 December, November, October,
September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February,
January, 1941, 1939-40

Box 41 Newspaper Comments - 1933-34 (See also Statements, News
Releases in Special Files)

Newspapers - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939. . . (See also Statements,
News Releases in Special Files)
Box 42 Newspapers (cont'd) - 1938, 1937, 1933-36 (See also State-
ments, News Releases in Special Files)

Newsprint - 1936

Office Equipment - 1933-41 (See also Stationery orders)

Office of Defense Transportation - 1942

Old Age Pension - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1935-38 (See also
Relief and Public Assistance)
Box 43 OPA (Office of Price Administration) - 1942

Panaceas - 1940-42, 1933-39
Box 44 Pardons - 1939-42, 1938, 1937, 1936, 1933-35 (See also Justice
Dept.)

Parks - 1939-41, 1938, 1935-37

Pascagoula Port Commission - 1933-37

Passports - 1935-42 (See also State Department)

Patents and Copyrights - 1939-42, 1933-38

Pavements - 1933 (See also Highways)

Pecan Growers - 1935-39 (See also Agriculture)

Pensions (Confederate) - 1936
Box 45 Politics - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1937-38, 1936, 1935, 1934
(See also Campaigns in Special Files)
Box 46 Potato Growers - 1935-38 (See also Agriculture)

Power - 1933-42

President of the United States - 1933-40

Price Control - 1942, 1941 (See also Office of Price Adminis-
­tration)

Prisons - 1935-42

Production Credit - 1939-40 (See also Agriculture)

Prohibition - 1933-37

Projects Miscellaneous - 1936-38, 1933-35

Promotions, Commissions, etcetera - 1935-39 (See also branches
of Armed Services later)

Public Assistance - 1941-42 (See also Old Age Pensions and
Relief)
Box 47 Public Health - 1941-42

PWA (Public Works Administration) and CWA (Civil Works
Administration) - 1942, 1941 December, November, October,
June-September, 1939-40. . .
Box 48 PWA (Public Works Administration) and CWA (cont'd) 1938,
1937, 1936, 1935, 1933-34
Box 49 Publications for Office - 1934-42
Box 50-53 Publications, requests for - 1941-42, 1941 July-December,
January-June, 1940 September-December, June-August, May,
April, March, January-February, 1939 November-December,
July-October. . .*

Publications, requests for (cont'd) - 1939 January-June, 1938
November-December, August-October, June-July, April-May,
March,February, January, 1937 September-December, June­
August, April-May, March, January-February, 1936 April­
December, January-March, 1935 August-December, January­
July. . .*

Publications, requests for (cont'd) - 1934, 1933*

*(Largely requests for Farmers Bulletins)
Box 54 Pulpwood - 1940

Race Relations - 1936

Radio - 1934-41 (See also FCC)

Railroad Retirement - 1940-42, 1939, 1938, 1937

Railroads - 1933-38 (See also 1CC)

RFC (Reconstruction Finance Corporation) - 1942, 1938-39,
1933-37 (See also Loans-Industrial)

Recreation - 1942

Red Cross - 1933-42
Box 55 Reforestation 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1935-36,
1933-34 (See also Forests and Parks later date)

Reforms in Government - 1933-35
Box 56 Relief - 1936-41, 1935, 1933-34 (See also Old Age Pensions and
Public Assistance)
Box 57 Requests Miscellaneous - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937,
1936, 1935, 1933-34

Resettlement - 1937-38, 1935-36 (See also Farm Security
Administration and Farmers Home Administration later)
Box 58 Resolutions - 1942, 1936-39, 1933-35

Retirement - 1942, 1941, 1935-40

ROTC - 1934-41

Salary Difficulties - 1933-37
Box 59 Seafood Packers - 1941-42, 1938-39, 1937, 1933-36

Securities - 1936-41 (Securities Exchange Commission)

Selective Service - 1942, 1940-41
Box 60 Shipping Board - 1935 (See also Maritime)

Shipyard, Pascagoula - 1940-42

Social Security - 1939-42, 1935-41

Soil Conservation and Surveys - 1938-42

Soil Erosion - 1937, 1934-36 (See also Soil Conservation)

Soil Survey - 1940, 1938, 1937, 1935-36, 1933-34
Box 61 Speakership - 1934-36

Speaking Schedule - 1933-34, 1936

Standards, Bureau of - 1939-41

Starch Plant - 1941-42, 1938-40, 1934-37

State Department - 1940-42 (See also Passports)

State Matters - 1933-42

Stationery Orders - 1941-42, 1939-40, 1937-38, 1933-36 (See
also Office Equipment)
Box 62 Student Requests for Publications - 1934 (Debating material,
etcetera)

Students Self-Help - 1934-42

Subsistence Homesteads - 1938, 1933-37

Surplus Commodities - 1941, 1937-40 (Food Stamp Plan,
etcetera)
Box 63 Surplus Marketing - 1938-42 (Warehousing, Surplus Commodi­-
ties, Food Stamps - (See also Agriculture)

Taxation - 1939-42, 1933-38 (Constituents' tax problems)

Transfers - 1942, 1941, 1938-40, 1934-37
Box 64 Treasury - 1942

Tung Oil - 1937-42, 1933-36

Tung Oil, McDuffie's files on (Former Member of Congress from Alabama)

U.S. Employees Compensation Commission - 1934
Box 65 Veterans - 1939-42, 1937-38, 1936, 1935, 1933-34

Veterans Administration - 1940-42, 1938-39, 1935-37

Box 66 VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) - 1938-40

Vocational Education - 1936

War Claims - 1933

War Department - 1942 December, November, October,
September, August, July, June, May...
Box 67, 68 War Department (cont'd) - 1942 April, March, February, Janu­-
ary, 1941 December, October-November, September, August,
July, June, January-May, 1939-40

Washington Bicentennial - 1933-39

Waterways - 1933 (See also Rivers and Harbors)

West Point, 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936. . .
Box 70-74 West Point (cont'd) - 1935, 1933-34

WPA (Works Progress Administration, Work Relief) - 1942, 1941
May-December, April, March, January-February, 1940 October-
­December, September, August, July, May, April, March,
February, January, 1939 November-December, October, Sep-
­tember, August...

WPA (Works Progress Administration, Work Relief) (cont'd) -
1939 July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1938
December, November, October, September, August, July, June,
May, April, March, February, January, 1937 September­-
December, August, July, June, April-May, March, February,
January, 1936 October-December, August-September, July, June,
May, April, March, February, January, 1935 December, April-
November

World Economic Conference - 1933

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SUBJECT FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1943-1952
78th Congress through 82nd


(Each date set off by a comma
represents a separate folder)


Box 74 AAA (Agricultural Adjustment Administration or Acreage
Reduction) - 1943-45
Box 75 Agriculture - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946,
1944-45, 1944, 1943
Box 76 Agriculture Yearbooks, requests for - 1948, 1943-45
Box 77 Air Corps - 1943

Air Force - 1952 Part II, Part I. . .
Box 78 Air Force (cont'd) - 1951 Part II, Part I, 1950 Part II, Part I,
1949, 1948
Box 79 Airports - 1943-44 (See also CAB [Civil Aeronautics Board] and
FAA [Federal Aviation Administration])

Allotments - 1944 July-December, April-June (See also
Dependency)

Aluminum Plant - 1950

American Legion - 1950-51, 1949, 1946-48, 1942-45
Box 80 Annapolis - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946,
1944-45, 1943-44
Box 81-83 Annapolis Forms - 1949-50

Announcements - 1949-50

Appointments, requests for - 1951-52, 1950, 1948-49, 1945-47,
1944, 1943

Archives - 1951-52, 1950, 1949

Army - 1952 Part II, Part I, 1951 Part II, Part I, 1950 Part II,
Part I

Army (cont'd) - 1949 Part II, Part I, 1948, 1947 April 17th­-
June, 1947 January-April 26th
Box 84 Army-Navy (football) tickets - 1949 (manila envelope)
Box 85 Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - 1949-52, 1950 (envelope
H-Bomb Plant), 1947-48

Aviation - 1946-47, 1944-45 (See also CAA, Keesler Field, Air
Corps, Air Force, Air School, Biloxi)

Banks and Banking - 1945-48 (See also FDIC)

Bauxite - 1950-51 (See also Federal Supply and Gulfport Harbor
in "Legislation")

Bills Paid - 1945, 1944, 1943 (deposit slips, etcetera)

Bills Pending in Congress, requests for - 1949, 1948, 1944-47,
1947, 1946, 1944, 1943
Box 86 Bogue Homo Lake Project - 1941-42 (See also WPA)

Boulder Canyon Project - 1933

Camp Shelby - 1943-45, 1951 (See also Army and National
Guard)

Capitol Calendars - 1951

Census - 1952, 1950-51, 1949, 1948, 1945-47, 1944, 1943
Box 87 Christmas Letters - 1950, 1949

CAA (Civil Aeronautics Board and Administration) - 1952,
1951, 1950, 1949, 1946-48, 1943-45 (See separate folder -

Hattiesburg Airport 1946-47)

Civilian Conservation Corps - 1943
Box 88 CPA (Civilian Production Administration) - 1947, 1946 (See also

Defense Production Administration, War Production Board)

Civil Defense - 1950-51

Civil Rights - 1950

Civil Service - 1952, 1951-52, 1946-48, 1943

Clubs and Societies - 1946

Coast Guard - 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1946-47, 1945, 1944, 1943
Box 89 Commerce Department - 1951-52, 1949-50, 1946-48, 1943-45

Committees - 1943-47

Commodity Credit Corporation - 1943-46 (See also Agriculture)

Community Facilities - 1951 (See also PWA and FWA and
Housing)

Condolence, letters of - 1944, 1943 (See also Courtesy and
Congratulations)

Congratulations, letters of - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949. . . (some
letters of condolence included)
Box 90 Congratulation, letters of (cont'd) - 1948, 1947, 1943-45

Congressional Directory, requests for - 1943-44 (See also
Congressional Record)

Congressional Record, requests for - 1952, 1951, 1947-50, 1946,
1945, 1944, 1943
Box 91 Contracts - 1951-52, 1950

Contributions, requests for - 1950-51, 1946-49, 1943-45

Controls - 1951 (See also OPA and Price Control)

Copyrights - 1949 (See also Patents)

Courtesy (Congressional), letters of - 1943
Box 92 Courtesy, letters of - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949 Part 3, Part 2,
Part 1...
Box 93, 94, 95 Courtesy, letters of (cont'd) - 1947, 1946, 1944 July-December,
1944 January-June, 1943
Box 95 Crime Investigation - 1951

Curfew - 1945

Customs - 1949

DAV (Disabled American Veterans) - 1947

Debating Material - 1946, 1943-45 (See also Students)

Defense, Department of - 1951

Defense Mobilization - 1951-52

Defense Production Administration - 1951-52

Democratic Party - 1951 (See also Politics)
Box 96 Dependency - 1952, 1951 Part II, Part I, 1950, 1949, 1948,
1947, 1946, 1945 (re: Military Family Allotments)
Box 97 Digests - 1944 (Commerce Department Publication, "Government Affairs")
Box 98, 99, 100 Discharges (Armed Services) - 1952 Part III, Part II, Part I, 1951
Part III, Part II, Part I, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947 May-December,
1946 April, March, February, January
Box 101, 102, 103 Discharges (Armed Services) (cont'd) - 1945 December,
November, October, September, August, July, January-June,
1944 July-December, April-June, January-March, 1943 October­
December, July-September, April-June, January-March
Box 104 Displaced Persons - 1950-52, 1950 (blanks), 1948-49 (See also
Immigration and Naturalization and State Department)

ECA (Economic Cooperation Administration) - 1948-51 (re:
Foreign Aid)

ESA (Economic Stabilization Administration) - 1950-51 (See
also OPA)

ECC (Employees Compensation Commission or Bureau of
Employment Compensation) - 1945-47

Education - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1946-47, 1944-45
Box 105 Electrification - 1946, 1943-45 (See also REA, TVA)

Embassy - 1950, 1949, (See also State Department)

Engineer Corps - 1951 (Brochure only), 1944

Export-Import - 1950, 1946

Export Licenses - 1943

Farm Credit Administration - 1949-51 (See also Loans-Farm)

Farmers Bulletins - 1951-53, 1950 (See also Publications,
requests for)

Farmers Home Administration (Farm Security Administration) -
1951-52, 1950, 1948-49, 1947, 1945-46, 1943-44

Favors Granted - 1946, 1947
Box 106 Federal Buildings - 1946-47, 1945

FCC (Federal Communications Commission) - 1952, 1946-50, 19435

FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) - 1947

Federal Housing Administration - 1948-49 (See also Housing and
Loans-Home)

Federal National Mortgage Association - 1952

FPC (Federal Power Commission) - 1950-52, 1946-49, 1943-45

Federal Reserve Board - 1950, 1943-44

Federal Security Administration - 1949 (See also Food and Drug
and Social Security)

Federal Security Agency - 1951-52 (includes school assistance,
and Food and Drug)

Federal Supply - 1950 (See also Treasury)

Federal Trade Commission - 1948-52
Box 107 FWA (Federal Works Agency) - 1950, 1949, 1947-48, 1947
Sandersville, 1946, 1945, 1944, 1943 (See PWA earlier & HHFA
& HUD later)

Fish and Game - 1951-52, 1949; 50, 1947-48, 19456, 1944,
1943
Box 108 Food and Drug Administration - 1950, 1949 (See also Federal
Security Adm. and Agency)

Forests and Parks - 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1947-48, 1944-46,
1943-44

Freight Rates - 1949
Box 109 Gas and Oil - 1948

GAO (General Accounting Office) - 1951-52, 1949, 1948,
1946-47

General Information - 1950, 1949 (Reports, resolutions,
etcetera)

GSA (General Services Administration) - 1951-52, 1949-50 (See
also FWA and Government Contracts)

G.I. Bill of Rights - 1946-47, 1944-45 (See also Veterans Adm.)
Box 110 Government Contracts - 1943-47 (See also GSA later)

Government Printing Office - 1946

Highways - 1948-51, 1945-47, 1944, 1943 (See also Public
Roads)

Hospitals - 1947-50 (See also Public Health)
Box 111 Housing - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945,
1944, 1943 (See also FHA, Loans-Home)
Box 112 Hurricane - 1947

Immigration and Naturalization - 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1948,
1946-47, 1943-35 (See also Justice Department)

Indians - 1952 (re: Claims of Choctaw Indians)

Inland Waterways - 1947

Insurance - 19467, 1945, 1943-44 (See also Veterans Insur-
­ance)

Interior, Department of - 1950-52, 1946-49, 1943-45
Box 113 Internal Revenue Service - 1952, 1948-51, 1945-47

ICC (Interstate Commerce Commission) - 1952, 1951, 1950,
1948-49, 1946-47, 1943-44

Introduction, letters of - 1943-50
Box 114 Invitations - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947. 1946, 1945. .
Box 115 Invitations (cont'd) - 1944, 1943

Justice, Department of - 1951, 1950, 1948-49, 1947, 1944-45
(See also FBI)

Box 116 Keesler Field - 1952, 1951, 1949-50 (See Air Force also)

Labor - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1947-49, 1944-46, 1944, 1943 (See
also Wage and Hour)
Box 117 Land Matters - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1944-46,
1943-45
Box 118 Law Cases - 1947-51, 1945

Library of Congress - 1946-50, 1943-45

Loans - Farm - 1944 (See also Agriculture & Farm Credit
Administration)

Loans - Home - 1946, 1943-45 (See also FHA or Housing)

Loans - Industrial - 1946-47, 1944-45

Mail Service - 1946-47, 1943-45

Mail, Unclaimed - 1949
Box 119 Maps - 1946, 1943-45

Marines - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1947-49, 1946, 1943-45

Maritime Commission - 1951-52, 1950, 1948-49, 1947, 1946,
1945, 1944, 1943

Box 120 Merchant Marine Cadet School, Pass Christian - 1950-51, 1949

Mint - 1952 (See also Treasury)

Mutual Security Agency - 1952 (re: Financing, export of cotton)

Box 121
National Defense - 1946, 1945, 1944 July-December, 1944
April-June, 1944 January-March...

National Defense (cont'd) - 1943 October-December, July­
September, April-June, January-March
Box 122 National Forest Reservation Commission - 1948-52, 1946-47,
1942-45

National Guard - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1947-49

National Production Authority - 1952, 1951, 1950
Box 123 National War Labor Board - 1945

National Youth Administration - 1944, 1943

Naval Stores - 1950-51, 1946-49, 1943-45

Navy Department - 1952, 1951 Part II, 1951 Part I. . .
Box 124-127 Navy Department (cont'd) - 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1947
Gulfport Hospital, 1946 August-December, January-July, 1945
January-June, 1944 July-December, April-June, February-March,
January, 1943 December, November, October, August, July,
June, May, April, March, February, January
Box 128 Newspapers - 1952, 1948-50, 1946-47, 1944-45, 1943 (See also
News Releases, Statements, Special Files)

OCD (Office of Civilian Defense) - 1943 (See also Civilian
Defense and National Defense)
Box 128, 129 Office Bills and Equipment - 1951=52, 1950, 1948-49, 1946-47,
1945-47
Box 129-131 Old Age Pensions - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1944-47,
1943 (See also Social Security)

ODT (Office of Defense Transportation) - 1946-47, 1945, 1944,
1943
Box 131-133 OPA (Office of Price Administration) - 1952, 1951, 1947, 1946
July-December, April-June, January-Marcr, 1945 October­
December, 1945 January-September, 1944 August-October,
June-July, February-March, January, 1943 December, November,
October, September, August, July, April-June, January-March
(See also Price Controls)
Box 134 Panaceas - 1952, 1946-48, 1946 Clippings, 1943-45

Pardons and Paroles - 1952, 1950-51, 1949, 1948, 1946-47, 1943-45 (See also Justice Deparment)
Box 135 Pascagoula - 1946-47 (re: FWA and Housing)

Pascagoula Port Commission - 1952, 1950

Pascagoula Boatyard - 1949-52

Pascagoula Shipyard - 1950, 1942-45 (See also Boatyard and
Ingalls)

Pascagoula Tuna Cannery - 1950

Passports - 1949-52, 1947-48, 1946, 1943-45 (See also State
Department)

Patents - 1951-52, 1950, 1947-49, 1943-46

Patronage - 1951

Pensions - 1945-46 (See also Retirement)

Personal - Alaskan Trip - 1952

President of the United States - 1945
Box 136 Production Credit Administration - 1952

Public Assistance - 1943-46 (See also Relief earlier, Public Welfare later)

Public Health - 1951-52, 1949-50, 1943-45 (See also Hospitals)

Public Housing Administration - 1952

Public Roads - 1949-52 (See also Highways)

Public Welfare - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1948-49, 1947, 1946, (See
also Relief and Public Assistance)
Box 137 Public Works- 1951, 1949-50

Publications - 1945-46, 1945 through October 8; 1944, 1943
(Includes letter from Secretary of Commerce Jesse H. Jones,
dated (10/30/44)
Box 138-140 Publications, requests for - 1949, 1947-48, 1948 agriculture
publications, 1947 June-December, January-June 11; 1946, 1946
agriculture publications, 1945, 1944
Box 141 Radio - 1943-45

Railroad Retirement - 1951, 1950, 1949, 1946-48, 1943-45

Railroads - 1948-51

REA (Rural Electrification Assn) - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949,
1948, 1947 (See also Electrification)
Box 142 Recommendations - 1951-52, 1950, 1949

Box 143 Red Cross - 1949, 1947-48, 1943-44

Reforms in Government - 1945-47, 1944, 1943
Box 144 Requests Miscellaneous - 1952, 1951, 1950 Part II, Part I, 1949...
Box 145 Requests Miscellaneous (cont'd) - 1948, 1947 (2), 1946, 1945,
1944, 1943
Box 146 Resolutions - 1944-45
Box 146, 147 Retirement - 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946 January-
­July, 1946, 1945, 1944, 1943
Box 148 RFC (Reconstruction Finance Corporation) - 1951-52, 1950,
1948-49, 1944-47

Rivers and Harbors - 1952 (See also Engineers, Ingalls Shipyard,
Pascagoula Boatyard)

Salary Difficulties - 1946, 1943-45
Box 149 Salary Stabilization Board - 1951-52

Seafood - 1951, 1948-50

Seafood Packers - 1951, 1946-47, 1943-45

Selective Service - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1945-46, 1944, 1943

Smithsonian Institution - 1948

Social Security - 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1944-46
(Includes Mississippi Unemployment Compensation Commission,
also some Bureau of Employment Compensation)
Box 150 Soil Conservation and Survey - 1944-47, 1943

Starch Plant - 1946-49, 1943-45

State Matters - 1952, 1950-51, 1949
Box 151 State Department - 1952, 1950-51, 1949, 1948, 1947 (See also
Passports and visas)...

State Department (cont'd) - 1945-46, 1944, 1943 (See also
Passports and visas)
Box 152 Stationery Room - 1950, 1949, 1943
Surplus Property - 1946 April-August, January-March, 1945
September-December, 1945 August, 1944 August (See also Assets Administration)
Box 153 Tax Matters - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1946, 1944-45,
1943

TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) - 1948

Transfers - 1945-46, 1944, 1943 (re: Military transfers. See also
the various branches of Armed Services)
Box 154 Treasury - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1948-49, 1945-47, 1943-44
Box 155 Tung Oil - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1945-46, 1943
Box 156, 157 UNRAA (United Nations Relief & Rehabilitation Adm.) - 1956

Veterans - 1952-51, 1950 Part 11, Part 1, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1944-45, 1943
Box 158, 159 Veterans Administration - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947
May-December, January-April, 1946 August-December, 1946
January-July, 1943-45
Box 160 Veterans of Foreign Wars - 1947

Visas - 1949-51 (See State Department and Passports also)

Wages and Hours - 1945-47 (See also Labor)

WAA (War Assets Administration) - 1950 1949, 1948, 1947
May-December, January-April, 1946 April-August, 1946, 1946
Bassfield
Box 161 War Claims Commission - 1951 -52, 1950

War Damage Commission (Philippines) - 1946-47

War, Department of - 1947 1946 November-December,
September-October uncarded 1946 July-August April-June,
1945 October-December, July-September, May-June, March­-
April, January-February, 1944 October-December, July­-
September, April-June...
Box 162-164 War, Department of (cont'd) - 1944 January-March, 1943
December November October, September, August, July, June,
May, April, March, February, January
Box 165 War Manpower Commission - 1945, 1943-44
Box 166 West Point - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945,
1944, 1943 (West Point Scandal - 1951)
Box 167 WPA (Works Progress Administration-Work Relief) - 1943

Six manila envelopes - uncarded files - 1947 August-October -­
during Senate race (Box about 1/5th filled)
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SUBJECT FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1953-62

83rd Congress through 87th


(Each date set off by a comma represents a separate folder)

Box 167, 168 Academies - Air Force -- 1961-62,1958-60, 1954-57 ---

      Annapolis- 1959-62, 1958-60, 1956-58, 1955-56, 1953
Box 169-171 Academies (cont'd) - West Point -- 1958-62, 1957-62, 1955-57,
1954, 1953, Forms
Box 172 Agriculture - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955,
1954
Box 173, 174 Air Force - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957. . .
Box 175-177 Air Force (cont'd) - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953 (See also
Dependency and Armed Services Discharges)
Box 178 Air National Guard - 1954-55

American Good Government Society Award - 1957

American Legion - 1958-59

Appointments, requests for - 1961-62, 1958-60, 1957, 1956,
1954-55, 1953
Box 179, 180 Appreciation, letters of - 1958, 1957

Archives- 1957-59, 1953-56

Areas Redevelopment Administration - 1962, 1961
Box 181, 182 Army Department - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959 September­
December, January-August, 1958, 1957. . . (See also Dependency
and Discharges)
Box 183 Army Department (cont'd) - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953 (See also
Dependency and Discharges)

Army-Navy (football) Game - 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955
AEC (Atomic Energy Commission) - 1962, 1958-61, 1957,
1956, 1953-54
Box 184 Boy Scouts of America - 1958, 1956

Camp Shelby - 1952-54 (See also National Guard)

Commerce, Department of

Coast Guard

Christmas cards - 1958, 1957

Civil Aeronautics - 1958-60, 1961
Box 185 Civil Aeronautics (cont'd) - 1957, 1956, 1954-55, 1953

Civil Defense - 1962, 1961, 1953-54

Civil Service Commission - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1958-59, 1957,
1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 186 Claims - 1958 (Pascagoula)

Coast Guard - 1961, 1957-60, 1957 (Pascagoula), 1956, 1955,
1953-54

Coast Guard Academy - 1956-62, 1955

Commerce Department - 1961, 1958-60, 1957, 1955-56,
1953-54

Condolences, letters of (District Office File) - 1958, 1957

Congratulations, letters of (District Office File) - 1957
Box 187 Congratulations, Courtesy and Condolence, letters of - 1961,
1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1953-54 (See also Courtesy
letters)

Congressional Record, requests for - 1957-61, 1953-56
Box 188 Contributions, requests for - 1962, 1958-61, 1955-57, 1953-54
Box 189 Courtesy, letters of - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1958, 1957, 1956,
1955, 1954, 1953 (See also Congratulation, Courtesy, Condolence)
Box 190, 191 Customs, Bureau of - 1961-62, 1955-58

Defense, Department of - 1962, 1961, 1956-60

Defense Production Administration - 1953

Democratic Convention - 1960

Democratic National Committee - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Dependency - 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 192 Discharges - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955,
1954, 1953 (See also Army, Navy, Air Force, etcetera)
Box 193 District of Columbia - 1953
Box 194 Education - 1962, 1961, 1958-60, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954,
1953

Employees' Compensation, Bureau of - 1962, 1961, 1960,
1958-59, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 195 Employment Security - 1958-61 (See also Mississippi Unemploy­-
ment Compensation Commission, Social Security, State matters)

Engineer, Corps of - 1959-60, 1958, 1955 (See also Rivers &
Harbors)

Export-Import Bank - 1953-60
Box 196 Farmers Home Administration - 1962, 1961, 1958-60, 1957,
1956, 1955, 1954, 1953 (See also Farm Security Administration,
Resettlement Administration, Agriculture)

Federal Aviation Agency - 1962, 1961, 1959-60

Federal Buildings - 1953

FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) - 1956-58

Federal Communications Commission - 1962, 1958-61, 1958,
1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - 1956-57, 1954-55

Federal Home Loan Bank Board - 1958-62, 1954-55
Box 197 Federal Housing Administration - 1957 (See also Housing and
Loans-Home earlier)

Federal Power Commission - 1961, 1956-60, 1953-55

Federal Trade Commission - 1958-60, 1953-54

Federal Works Agency - 1955 (See also PWA earlier and
Community Facilities of HHFA later)

Fish and Wildlife - 1961-62, 1958-60, 1957, 1956, 1954-55,
1953

Food and Drug Administration - 1962, 1961, 1957-60 (re:
Hoxsey Cancer Treatment Controversy), 1953-55
Box 198 Forests and Parks - 1961-62, 1959-60, 1958, 1957, 1956,
1954-55, 1953

Box 199 Foreign Claims Settlement Commission - 1962

Genealogy - 1956

General Accounting Office - 1957-62, 1956, 1954-55, 1953

General Information - 1953-54

General Services Administration - 1960-62, 1958-59, 1957,
1956, 1954-55, 1953
Box 200 Health, Education and Welfare Department of - 1962, 1961,
1960, 1958-59, 1957, 1956, 1954-55 (See also Hospitals)

Highways - 1962, 1953

Hospitals - 1958 (See also HEW)
Box 201 Housing - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955,
1954, 1953
Box 202 Immigration and Naturalization - 1958-60, 1957, 1956, 1955,
1954, 1953 (See also Justice Department)

Inauguration - 1957

Indians - 1953-55

Ingalls Shipyard - 1958

Interior Department - 1962, 1961, 1958-60, 1957, 1956, 1955,
1953
Box 203 Internal Revenue Service - 1962, 1961, 1958-60, 1957, 1956,
1954-55, 1953

International Cooperation Administration - 1958-60 (Foreign
Aid Program)
Box 204 Interstate Commerce Commission - 1962, 1960-61, 1958, 1957,
1956, 1953-55, 1953

Invitations - 1962, 1961. . .
Box 205-208 Invitations (cont'd) - 1960, 1959, 1958 Part II, Part I, 1957 Part
II, Part 1, 1956, 1955. . .
Box 209 Invitations (cont'd) - 1954, 1953

Justice Department - 1958-61, 1956-57, 1953-55 (See also FBI
and Immigration and Naturalization)

Keesler Field - 1959-60, 1953
Box 210 Labor, Department of - 1962, 1961, 1958-59, 1957, 1956,
1955, 1953

Land Matters - 1961, 1958-59, 1957-58, 1956, 1955, 1954,
1953
Box 211 Legal Matters - 1958

Library of Congress - 1962, 1961, 1959-60

Maps, requests for - 1954
Box 212 Marine Corps - 1962, 1961, 1958-60, 1957, 1953

Maritime Administration - 1958-61, 1957, 1956, 1954-55, 1953
(See also Shipping Board)

Merchant Marine Academy - 1957-62, 1955-60 (See also
Maritime Commission)

Mississippi Employment Security Commission - 1953-54 (See
also Social Security and State Matters)
Box 213 NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) - 1962,
1959-62, 1962 Mississippi Test Facility

National Defense - 1954

National Federation of Independent Business - 1958
Box 214 National Forest Reservation Commission - 1961, 1958-60, 1957,
1955-57, 1954-55

National Guard - 1962, 1961, 1958-60, 1956, 1954-55, 1953

National Production Authority - 1953
Box 215-217 Navy Department of - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957,
1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Newspapers and News Releases - 1958-60, 1957, 1956 (two
folders), 1954, 1953 (See also Statements, News Releases in
Special Files)

Office matters and bills - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1958-59, 1958

Pascagoula office, 1957, 1957 Pascagoula office, 1956, 1956

Pascagoula office, 1955, 1953-54 (Folders titled variously "Office
Matters" or "Office Bills")
Box 218 Old Age Assistance - 1961-62, 1958-60, 1957, 1955, 1954, 1953
(See also Social Security, etc.)

Outside District - 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955 (See also Con­-
gressional Courtesy, letters of)

Pardons and Paroles - 1957, 1956, 1953-55 (See also Justice
Department

Pascagoula office copies - 1958

Pascagoula Shipyard - 1956-62, 1953 (See also Ingalls, Rivers &
Harbors)

Passports - 1957, 1956, 1953 (See also State Department and
Visas)

Patents - 1957-61, 1955-56, 1954, 1953
Box 219 Personal, Permanent - (Letters from Eisenhower, Ex-Senator
Wheeler, etcetera)

Post Office Department - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1958-59, 1957,
1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Production Marketing Administration - 1953 (See also
Agriculture)
Box 220 Public Assistance - 1962, 1961. . .

Public Assistance (cont'd) - 1959-60, 1958, 1957, 1956 (See also

Old Age Assistance and Public Welfare)

Public Buildings and Grounds - 1954 (See also Post Office
Department and General Services Administration)

Public Health Service - 1961-62, 1958-60, 1956, 1955, 1953
(See also Hospitals, HEW, Community Facilities, Public Works)

Public Welfare - 1958 Pascagoula Office, 1955, 1954, 1953 (See
also Public Assistance and Old Age Assistance or Pensions)
Box 221 Public Works (Pascagoula File) - 1957 (See also Public Health)

Public Roads, Bureau of - 1957-62

Publications - 1953 (See also requests for Publications, Year-
­books, etcetera)

Radio - 1958 (See also FCC)

Railroad Retirement - 1957, 1954

Recommendations - 1962, 1960, 1958, 1955-57, 1954

Referrals - 1961-62 (See also Congressional Courtesy)

Refinery - 1962

Refugee Relief Program - 1955 (See also State Department)

Rent Stabilization - 1953

Requests (Pascagoula Office) - 1958
Box 222 Requests for Agriculture Yearbooks - 1962, 1961, 1959-60,
1958, 1957 for '58 issue, 1957. . .

Requests for Agriculture Yearbooks (cont'd) - 1956, 1955,
1954, 1953
Box 223 Requests for Bills Pending in Congress - 1962, 1961, 1959,
1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953 (See also Bills, requests for)
Box 224 Requests for Congressional Directory - 1962, 1961, 1956-60,
1955 (See also Congressional Directory, requests for, or Con­-
gressional Record and Directory, requests for)

Requests for "Infant care- - 1957-62

Requests Miscellaneous - 1962, 1961-62, 1960, 1959, 19.58,
1957. . .
Box 225 Requests Miscellaneous (cont'd) - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1954
Pascagoula Office, 1953
Box 226, 227 Requests for Publications - 1962, 1961-62, 1960, 1959, 1958,
1957, 1957 Pascagoula Office, 1956, 1955, 1954 (See also
Publications, requests for)
Box 228 Retirement - 1958, 1953

Rivers and Harbors - 1956-58, 1958 Pascagoula Office, 1957

Pascagoula Office, 1953-55

REA (Rural Electrification Administration) - 1961-62, 1958-60,
1957, 1957 Pascagoula Office, 1956, 1954-55, 1953
Box 229 Selective Service - 1959-62, 1958, 1956, 1955, 1953-54

Small Business Administration - 1962-61, 1959-60, 1958, 1958

Pascagoula Office, 1957, 1957 Pascagoula Office, 1956, 1955,
1954, 1953
Box 230 Social Security - 1962, 1961. . .
Box 231, 232 Social Security (cont'd) - 1960, 1959, 1958, 1958 Pascagoula
Office, 1957, 1957 Pascagoula Office, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 233 Standards, Bureau of, 1958

State Department - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1958

Pascagoula Office, 1957, 1957 Pascagoula Office, 1956, 1955,
1955 Refugee Relief Program, 1954, 1953
Box 234, 235 State Legislature, Resolutions of - 1962

State Matters - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1958 Pascagoula
Office, 1957, 1957 Pascagoula Office, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 236 Stationery Account - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957,
1955-56, 1953-54
Box 237 Sugar Bowl tickets - 1954

Surplus Property - 1953-62

Sympathy - 1954

Tariff Commission - 1960-62, 1955, 1954

Tax Matters - 1953 (See also Internal Revenue Service)

Telegraph - 1961, 1959, 1958, 1956, 1955, 1953-54 (See also
Telephone and Office Equipment)

Telephone - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955,
1954 (See also Office Equipment and Telegraph

Television - 1961-62, 1957-60 (See also FCC)
Box 238 Trade Associations - 1962

Treasury Department - 1962, 1961, 1959-60, 1958, 1957, 1957

Pascagoula Office, 1956, 1955, 1953-54
Box 239 Tung Oil - 1959-61, 1958-60, 1957-59, 1955-57, 1954, 1953

Veterans Administration - 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959 . . .
Box 240 Veterans Administration (cont'd) - 1958, 1958 Pascagoula
Office, 1957, 1957 Pascagoula Office, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 241 War Claims Commission - 1953

Unfiled Mail - 1958 September-December
Box 242 Unclaimed Mail - 1962, 1961, 1956-60, 1954-56

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POSITIONS FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1933-1962

73rd Congress through 87th


(Each date set off by a comma represents a separate folder)

Box 243 A through L Miscellaneous - 1952, 1947-48, 1945, 1944, 1943,
1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936 July-December,
January-June, 1935 July-December, January-June, 1934,_ 1933
Box 244-245 Agriculture - 1952-58, 1946-51, 1942-45, 1941 July-December,
January-June, 1'940 July-December, January-June, 1939 April­
December, March, February, January, 1938 July-December,
January-June, 1937, 1936, 1935
Box 246 AAA (Agricultural Adjustment Administration) - 1935-36, 1933-34
Box 247 Air Force - 1955-60, 1953-54, 1951-52, 1946-47 (See also
Positions -Keesler and Laurel Air Base)

Air School-Biloxi - 1941 October-December, September,
August, July, June, March-May (See also Positions-Keesler and
Air Force)
Box 248 Alien Property Custodian - 1942

Archives - 1935-47

Army - 1953-55, 1951-52

Army Camp Hostess - 1942-43

AEC (Atomic Energy Commission) - 1948

Camp Shelby - 1946-50, 1942-50, 1941 November-December,
September-October, August, July, June, May, April, March,
February, January, 1940 December, November, October,
September

Campaign - 1950
Box 248-250 Census - 1950, 1949, 1946-48, 1941-45, 1940
Recommendations, 1940 June-October, April-May, March, February, January, 1940
Uncarded, 1939 December, November, October, September, January-August, 1938, 1936-37, 1936
Business Census, 1935-36
Recommendations, 1935, 1935 January-April Farm Census, 1934 Farm Census December, November 17-30 ...
Box 251 Census (cont'd) - 1934 Farm Census November 5-16, October, 1933-34
Box 252 Civil Aeronautics Agency - 1944
Box 253 Civil Service - 1957-59, 1958 Pascagoula office, 1957 Pascagoula
office, 1954-56, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950. . .
Box 254, 255 Civil Service (cont'd) - 1949, 1948, 1946-47, 1944-45, 1943,
1942 November-December, September-October, March-August,
July, May-June, March-April, January-February; 1941 December,
November, October, September, August
Box 256-258 Civil Service (cont'd) - 1941 July, June May, April March, February, January, 1940 December November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1939 December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January. . .
Box 259-261 Civil Service (cont'd) - 1938 October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1937 November-' December, August-October, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1936 December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, March-April, January- February, 1935 September-December, June-August, January­ May, 1933-34

CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) - 1936-39
Box 262 Coal Commission - 1937

Commerce - 1947, 1934-39

Conservator - 1935, 1933-34 (See also Positions-Examiner-Bank
1936, Job also called Asst National Bank Examiner)

Consular Service - 1933-41 (See also Positions-State Department)

Crop Production - 1938-40, 1937, 1935-36, 1933-34
Box 263 Customs Service - 1936-48

Democratic National Committee - 1935-48

Deputy Marshal - 1933-48

District of Columbia - 1933-42

Economic Cooperation Administration - 1948 (Foreign Aid) (See also Positions - State Department)

Education - 1953

Educational Adviser - Civilian Construction Corps - 1941-42, 1940, 1939, 1937-38, 1935

Employees Compensation - 1946
Box 264 Employment Service - 1938-42, 1937, 1933-36 (Called variously, National Reemployment Service, U.S. Employment Service, Mississippi Employment Service, Mississippi Employment Security Commission, etc.)

Engineer Corps - 1952-53, 1950-51, 1946-49, 1942-45, 1941, 1939-40, 1938, 1937, 1935-36

Examiner - Bank - 1936 (See also Positions "Conservator")
Box 265 Farm Credit - 1940-45, 1937, 1935-36, 1933-34
Box 266, 267 Farm Home Administrations and/or Farm Security Adminisration - 1952-53, 1951, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1943-45, 1942 December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1941 December, November, October, September
Box 268 Farmers Home Administration and/or Farm Security Administration (cont'd) - 1941 August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1940 November-December, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, January­ February, 1939 October-November, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1938 December, November, October, September, August

Farmers Home Administration and/or Farm Security Administration (cont'd) - 1938 July, January-June, 1937

Federal Buildings - 1946

Federal Bureau of Investigation - 1951, 1946-49, 1942-43, 1940, 1937-39, 1933-36

Federal Communications Administration - 1935-37

Federal Court, Deputy Clerk - 1947-48, 1936-42 (See also Positions - Justice Department)

FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) - 1935-42

Federal Emergency Relief Administration - 1935, 1934 (See also positions - WPA

Federal Judge - 1935-42
Box 269 Federal Power Commission - 1936-45

Federal Reserve Board - 1941

Federal Security Agency - 1949

Federal Trade Commission - 1934-41

Federal Works Agency - 1941-45

Food and Drug Administration - 1934-38 (re: Seafood Packing Inspector)

Foreign Service - 1948 (See also Positions - Consular Service)

Forests and Parks - 1950, 1946-47

Game Warden - 1948-49

General Accounting Office - 1935-45

Gin Reporter - 1947, 1939-45, 1935-38, 1933-34 (With Census Bureau)
Box 270 Government Printing Office - 1951

Gulf Coast Military Academy - 1949

Gulfport Field - 1951 (See also Positions - Keesler Air Force Base)

Highway Department - 1938-49

Home Owners Loan Association - 1936-40, 1935, 1934. . .
Box 271 Home Owners Loan Association (cont'd) - 1933

Hostess (Camp Shelby) - 1941, 1940

Housing - 1951, 1946-48, 1941-45, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1936-37, 1934-35
Box 272 Immigration - 1950, 1940-47

Industrial Alcohol - 1934, 1933-38

Industrial Bank - 1934 (See also Positions - Reconstruction Finance Corporation)

Ingalls - 1948

Interior Department - 1950-51, 1942-47, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938 July-December, January-June, 1937, 1935
Box 273 Internal Revenue Service - 1952-53, 1951, 1946-49, 1937-45,
1933-36

International Bank - 1946

Interstate Commerce Commission - 1946, 1935-45
Box 274 Janitor - 1940, 1939, 1936-38

Justice Department - 1950-51, 1947-48, 1934-45 (See also Positions - Federal Court and Federal Judge)

Keesler Air Force Base - 1957-60, 1953, 1952, 1950-51, 1946-50, 1944-46, 1942-44 (Includes some Air Corps positions) - (See also Positions - Air Force, Air Corps, Air School)
Box 275 Labor Department - 1951, 1947-50, 1940-43, 1939, 1935-38

Laurel Air Base - 1942-46

Library of Congress - 1947, 1935-41

Mail Messenger - 1934-39
Box 276 Maritime Commission - 1948-50, 1946-50, 1937-45

Masonite - Laurel - 1946

M through Z Miscellaneous - 1954-60, 1953, 1951, 1950. . .
Box 277, 278 M through Z Miscellaneous (cont'd) - I944-45, 1942-43, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936 July-December, January-June, 1935 July-December, January-July, 1934. . .
Box 279 M through Z Miscellaneous (cont'd - 1933
Box 280 Miscellaneous - 1932 February, 1933 (Prior to taking Office)

Miscellaneous Uncarded - 1947
Box 281 Mississippi - 1950 Highway Patrol, 1948-50, 1939-42, 1938, 1937, 1933-36

Muscle Shoals - 1935, 1933-34 (See also Tennessee Valley Authority)

National Defense Department - 1950, 1942, 1941, 1940

National Emergency Council - 1935

National Guard - 1935-39 (See also Positions - Camp Shelby)

National Parks - 1949 (See also Positions - Forests & Parks)

National Recovery Administration - 1935

National Youth Administration - 1935-40
Box 282 Navy Department - 1954-60, 1952-53, 1950-51 Pascagoula office, 1946-49, 1940-45

Office of Price Administration - 1942-45

Office of Price Stabilization - 1951-52

Office Staff -- 1932-33 (Prior to taking Office)

Panama Canal - 1946-47, 1941-45, 1940, 1934-39
Box 283 Pascagoula - 1946 (See also Positions - Engineers and Shipyard)

Patronage - 1949-51

Post Offices - Mississippi - 1946-47

Post Office Department - 1951, 1946-48, 1941-45, 1937-40, 1935-37

Printing and Engraving, Bureau of - 1951

Public Health - 1941-48

Public Roads Administration -1946

Public Welfare - 1946-51
Box 284 Public Works Administration - 1937, 1936, 1935, 1933-34

Railroad Retirement Board - 1937-39

Reconstruction Finance Corporation - 1946, 1934-35

Red Cross - 1944-45
Box 285-287 Reforestation - 1947, 1941, 1940 July-December, January, July, 1939 October-December, September, January-August, 1938
July-December, January-June, 1937 October-December, July­-September, April-June, March, February, January, 1936 October-November, September, August, July, May-June, April, March, February, January, 1935 December, November, October, September, August, July, June...

Reforestation (cont'd) - 1935 May, April, March, February, January, 1934 November-December, October, September, August, July, May-June, April, January-March, 1933 December, November, October
Box 288 Reforestation (cont'd) - 1933 September, May-August
Box 289 Reforestation Abstractor - 1936, 1934-35

Reforestation - Concession Privileges - 1933-34

Reforestation - Educational Adviser - 1936, 1935 January-May, 1933-34 (See also Positions - Educational Adviser)
Box 290 Reforestation - Reserve Officer - 1938, 1937, 1936, 1935, 1933-34

Rent Control - 1948 (See also Positior- - Office of Price Administrator)

Resettlement Administration - 1937 June-December, April-May, March, February, January, 1936 November-December, September, October, August, July, June, May, April, January-March, 1935
Box 291 Rural Electrification Administration - 1951, 1941-48, 1939-40, 1935-38

Securities Exchange Commission - 1936-46

Secretary - 1947 (See also Positions - Office Staff)

Selective Service - 1948

Shipyard - 1946, 1942-45, 1941, 1940, 1939 (See also Positions - Ingalls)
Box 292 Social Security - 1947-48, 1941-42, 1939-40, 1938, 1937 March-December, February, January, 1936 November-December, August-October

Soil Conservation or Soil Erosion - 1946-47, 1941-45, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936 June-November, April-May, March, February, January, 1935 December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May
Box 293 Soil Conservation (cont'd) - 1935 January-April, 1934

Standards, Bureau of - 1946

Starch Plant - 1934-41

State Department - 1951-52, 1950, 1943-49
Box 294 Subsistence Homesteads - 1933-44 (See also Positions - Resettlement Administration)

Tennessee Valley Authority - 1937-45, 1936 (See also Positions - Muscle Shoals)

Treasury Department - 1950-51, 1946-49, 1939-43, 1937-38, 1935-36

UNRAA - United Nations Relief & Rehabilitation Administration - 1944-46

United States Commission of Education - 1948

United States Employment Service - 1946
Box 295 Veterans Administration - 1954-60, 1953, 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1943-44. . .
Box 296 Veterans Administration (cont'd) - 1943, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936 July-December, January-June, 1933-35
Box 297 Veterans Home-Biloxi - 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936 July­ December, January-June, 1935, 1934, 1933, 1932-33 February
Box 298 War Assets Administration - 1945-48 (re: Surplus Property)

War Department - April 1946-49, 1946 January-March, 1942-45, 1941, 1939-40 (See also Positions - Army)

War Manpower Commission - 1943

Weather Bureau - 1948-49
Box 299 Works Progress Administration - August-December, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1940 December, October-November, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January...
Box 300 Works Progress Administration (cont'd) - 1939 December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1938 December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January. . .
Box 301, 302 Works Progress Adminstration (cont'd) - 1938 re: appointment of R.B. Wall, 1937 December, November, October, August­ September, June-July, April-May, March, February, January, 1936 December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February, January, 1935 December, November, October, September, August, July
Box 303, 304 Port Work Relief - 1935 April-June (Became Works Progress
Administration)
Box 305, 306 Miscellaneous Positions - 1945-62

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BILLS INTRODUCED BY CONGRESSMAN WM. M. COLMER

1933 through 1962


73rd Congress 1st Session

Box 306

S-1813   Congressman Colmer co-sponsor, Senator Harrison author
  Introduced May 29, 1933
  Purpose Sale to Joe Graham Post No. 119 of Ship Island Military Reservation
  Committee Military Affairs
  Approved June 15, 1933 - P.L. 60-73rd Congress

HR-5653 Introduced May 16, 1933 (Companion bill S-1514 by Senator Harrison)
  Purpose Authorizing Veterans Administration to convey certain lands to Harrison County, Mississippi
  Committee World War Veterans
  Passed Senate, May 15, 1933 Copy of letter to C.I. Pigford, Harrison County Board of Supervisors, dated June 14, 1955, advising House passage
  Approved June 14, 1933 - Private Law I1-73rd Congress Draft of bill and copy of S-1514 in folder


2nd Session

HR-7615 Introduced February 2, 1934
  Purpose Claim of Ingram-Day Lumber Company
  Committee Claims


HR-8870 Introduced March 28, 1934
  Purpose Relief of Mrs. J.A. Joullian
  Committee Claims


HR-8871 Introduced March 28, 1934
  Purpose Relief of Captain Henry T. Korner
  Committee Claims


HR-9264 Introduced April 20, 1934
  Purpose Conveyance to Allen B. Carter Post No. 124 of land in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  Committee Public Buildings & Grounds - Memo from Legis­-
lative Counsel enclosing samples of similar bills for
use in drafting above.


HR-9366 Introduced April 26, 1934
  Purpose Amending Immigration Act of 1917, making it a misdemeanor to bring into the United States any
alien not duly admitted or lawfully entitled to enter the United States
  Committee Immigration & Naturalization (Congressman Colmer member of that committee at that time)


HR-9492 Introduced May 4, 1934
  Purpose Relief of J.B. Herrington
  Committee Claims


HR-9796 Introduced May 29, 1934 (S-3655 by Senator Stephens similar bill - S-3194 by Senator Harrison - 74th
Congress)
  Purpose Extending Federal Food & Drugs Act of June 30,
1906 to Seafood
  Committee Commerce
  Reported House Committee Report No. 2011, June 14, 1934; Senate Committee Report No. 1189, May
10, 1934.

Draft of bill authorizing survey of Mississippi Sound near Pass Christian in folder

Draft of Old Age Pension Bill in folder


74th Congress - 1st Session


HR-4565 Introduced January 23, 1935
  Purpose Relief of Lucile Smith
  Committee Claims
  Approved June 20, 1936 - Private Law 639-74th Congress


HR-4566 Introduced January 23, 1935
  Purpose Relief of Elsie Lovell Weeks
  Committee Claims


HR-4925 Introduced January 28, 1935
  Purpose Claim of George P. Money
  Committee Claims
  Approved March 2, 1936 - Private Law 418-74th Congress


HR-4980 Introduced January 29, 1935
  Purpose Incorporate the Eagles of America
  Committee Judiciary


HR-4983 (Copy missing)  
  Purpose Transfer of forest reservation lands to State of
Mississippi or to the War Department for National
Guard encampment (Camp Shelby)
Copy of letter of January 26, 1935 to Senators
Harrison and Bilbo re above
Different drafts of bill in folder
  Approved March 2, 1935, P.L. 16-74th Congress

HR-5430 Introduced February 6, 1935
  Purpose Settlement of purchase of Ship Island Military Reservation by Joe Graham Post 119
  Committee Military Affairs


HR-5431 Introduced February 6, 1935
  Purpose Exempt limited quantity of cotton produced by small farmers from cotton-ginning tax under Cotton Act of 1934 . . . .
  Committee Agriculture

HR-5505 Introduced February 7, 1935 (See HR9492 73rd Congress)
  Purpose Relief of J.B. Herrington
  Committee Claims


HR-5575 Introduced February 12, 1935
  Purpose Erect post office at Pascagoula, Jackson County,
Mississippi
  Committee Public Buildings & Grounds

Adaptation of above to Picayune, Pearl River County, Mississippi - apparently never introduced
= Public Buildings folder in "Subject File" or Picayune Post Office in Post Office File might
have information re.


HR-6482 Introduced March 19, 1935
  Purpose Relief of M.D. Solomon
  Committee Claims


HR-7175 Introduced April 1, 1935
  Purpose Appointment of commissioner to hear war-risk insurance cases in Northern and Southern Districts
of Mississippi
  Committee Judiciary


HR-7860 Introduced May 2, 1935 (See HR-8871 - 73rd Congress)
  Purpose Relief of Captain Henry T. Korner
  Committee Claims


HR-7861 Introduced May 2, 1953 (See HR-8870 - 73rd Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. J.A. Joullian
  Committee Claims
  Reported April 3, 1934, House Report No. 1124
  Approved May 6, 1936, Private Law 536-74th Congress


HR-7862 Introduced May 2, 1935 (Similar bill S-2252 by Sen.
Harrison)
  Purpose Relief of Henry Hilbun
  Committee Military Affairs Senate Report No. 473, April 11,
1935
  Approved January 23, 1936 - Private Law No. 375-74th Congress


HR-8399 Introduced June 7, 1935
  Purpose Incorporate the Shrimpers, Oystermen and
Trappers Association of the U.S.A.
  Committee Judiciary


HR-8789 Introduced July 9, 1935
  Purpose Authorize $100,000 for survey of General Jackson
Military Road between Nashville, Tennessee and
New Orleans, Louisiana
  Committee Military Affairs - Notice of report from War Department and referral to Subcommittee No. 2,
Lister Hill, Chairman, August 3, 1935

2nd Session

HR-10276 Introduced January 15, 1936
  Purpose Relief of Alney E. Robinson
  Committee Claims


HR-10277 Introduced January 15, 1936
  Purpose Relief of George E. Wilson
  Committee Claims
  Reported May 28, 1936, Report No. 2851
  Approved June 15, 1936 - Private Law 610-74th Congress
(Companion bill S-3652 by Senator Harrison)


HR-11738 Introduced March 11, 1936
  Purpose Consent of Congress to build Highway bridge across Pearl River at Monticello, Mississippi
  Committee Interstate & Foreign Commerce
  Approved May 1. 1936. P.L. 549-74th Congress (Companion bill S-4095 by Senator Harrison)


HR-11753 Introduced March 11, 1936
  Purpose Relief of Norwood W Alley
  Committee Claims


HR-12162 Introduced April 3, 1936
  Purpose Creating Hattiesburg Division of U.S. District Court
  Committee Judiciary
  Reported April 23, 1936, House Report No. 2483
  Approved May 19, 1936 - P.L. 604-74th Congress


HR-12341 Introduced April 16, 1936 (See HR-9796-73rd Congress)
  Purpose Relief of F.W. Elmer
  Committee Claims
  Reported June 15, 1936 - House Report No. 2987
  Approved June 26, 1936 - Private Law 718-74th Congress


HR-12714 Introduced May 14, 1936 (See HR-3058-75th Congress)
  Purpose Relief of former employees of Federal Subsistence
Homestead Corporations
  Committee Claims


HR-12890 Introduced May 28, 1936 (See HR-3589-75th Congress)
  Purpose Extending benefits for Spanish American War veterans to contract veterinarians
  Committee Pensions


HR-12891 Introduced May 28, 1936
  Purpose Consent of Congress to build a highway bridge across Pascagoula River at Wilkerson's Ferry
  Committee Interstate & Foreign Commerce


S-3194 Introduced May 13, 1935 by Sen. Harrison (HR-9796 & S-3655 73rd Congress)
  Purpose Amend Federal Food & Drug Act to authorize seafood inspection
  Reported July 29, 1935 - Senate Committee on Commerce
- Senate Report No. 1368
  Approved August 27, 1935 - P.L. 346-74th Congress (See 80th Congress - Amendment presented by Congressman Colmer to HR-2700, Labor and Federal Security Appropriation Bill re salaries of seafood inspectors)


75th Congress - 1st Session

HR-3058 Introduced January 14, 1937 (See HR-12714-74th Congress)
  Purpose Relief of former employees of Federal Subsistence
Homesteads Corporation
  Committee Claims
  Reported May 19, 1937 - House Report No. 831
  Approved August 28, 1937 - P.L. 401-75th Congress - Copy of bill as reported by Committee in folder


HR-3589 Introduced January 25, 1937 (See HR-12890-74th Congress)
  Purpose Extending benefits for veterans of Spanish­ American War to contract veterinarians
  Committee Pensions - State of Congressman Colmer re above
on Page 9 of hearings before Committee on Pensions House of Representatives, on HR-6489,
copy in folder


HR-3636 Introduced January 25, 1937
  Purpose For the Relief of Margaret Scott Bayley
  Committee Claims
  Reported February 19, 1937
  Approved May 6, 1937 - Private Law 73-75th Congress


HR-4068 Introduced February 1, 1937 (See HR-1814 and HR-8153 -?6 Congress)
  Purpose Increasing Federal Grants in aid to States for Old
Age Assistance
  Committee Ways and Means (5-628, similar bill, copy in
folder)


HR-4214 Introduced February 2, 1937 (See HR-1818 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing a sales tax on interstate commerce
  Committee Interstate and Foreign Commerce (Statement by Mr. Colmer re the above)


HR-4493 Introduced February 8, 1937
  Purpose For the Relief of Charles N. Robinson
  Committee Claims
  Reported July 15, 1937 - House Report No. 1232
  Approved April 6, 1938 - Private Law 430-75th Congress


HR-6005 Introduced March 30, 1937
  Purpose Authorizes acceptance of certain specifically described land in Biloxi, Mississippi for addition to
the veterans' facility in exchange for certain described land
  Committee World War Veterans

HR-6321 Introduced April 12, 1937
  Purpose Providing for the establishment in the Department
of Agriculture of an experiment station for the development of tong trees
  Committee Agriculture of House (Copy of 5-2789 - establishing regional research laboratories - in folder)


HR-6365 Introduced No copy of bill (See HR- 1874-76th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of E.V. Maki
  Committee Claims (Notice from Committee dated 3/5/38 re
report from War Department)


HR-6960 Introduced May 11, 1937
  Purpose For the erection of a post office and other government offices at Waynesboro, Wayne County, Mississippi
  Committee Public Buildings and Grounds


HR-7382 Introduced June 3, 1937
  Purpose For the Relief of Roy H. Alderman
  Committee Claims


HR-7548 Introduced June 16, 1937
  Purpose For the Relief of J. Lafe Davis and the estate of
Mrs. J. Lafe Davis
  Committee Claims
  Reported Amended, February 10, 1938, House Report 1785. Notice of favorable report dated 2/14/38.
  Approved June 16, 1938 - Private Law 614-75th Congress


HR-7728 Introduced June 30, 1937 (See HR-1833-76th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing the Commissioner of Lighthouses to mark a portion of the Pearl River-Cat Island Channel with buoys
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


3rd Session

HR-9192 Introduced January 26, 1938 (See HR-1817-76th Congress)


S-3315 Introduced January 5, 1938 by Senator Harrison (companion
bill)
  Purpose Authorizing the purchase and distribution of canned oysters and other canned seafoods
  Committee Agriculture (Copies of HR-9765 introduced by Congressman Caldwell and S-3595 introduced by
Senators Pepper and Walsh, similar bills, and House Reports 2320 on S-3595, dated May 10,
1938 - also in folder)


HR-9467 Introduced February 14, 1938
  Purpose Authorizing appropriation for research and experimental work with tung trees, tung oil, and tung­tree products, and other drying oils by Agriculture Department, and promotion of domestic and foreign trade in these products by Department of Commerce
  Committee Agriculture of House (Draft of bill covering above)


HR-9792 Introduced March 8, 1938 (See HR-2583 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of A.W. Evans
  Committee Claims


HR-10707 Introduced May 19, 1938 (S-3805 by Senator Walsh)
  Purpose To adjust the lineal positions on the Navy list of
certain officers of the Supply Corps of the U.S.N.
  Committee Naval Affairs (Favorable report on above from
Department of Navy)

Copy Draft S-3331 -January 5, 1938 Establish
the Veterans Administration

 

76th Congress - 1st Session

HR-1814 Introduced January 5, 1939 (See HR-4068-75th and HR-8153-76th, 3rd Session)
  Purpose Increasing Federal Grants in Aid to States for Old
Age Assistance
  Committee Ways and Means (Message from the President dated January 16, 1939, transmitting a report from the Committee on Economic Security, referring to old age assistance)

A speech by Congressman Colmer entitled "Old Age Pensions Without State Contributions" dated February 2, 1937


HR-1817 Introduced January 5, 1939 (See HR-9193 - 75th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing the purchase and distribution of canned oysters and other canned seafoods
  Committee Agriculture


HR-1818 Introduced January 5, 1939 (See HR-4214-75th Congress and statement re purpose)
  Purpose Authorizing a sales tax on interstate commerce
  Committee Interstate and Foreign Commerce


HR-1832 Introduced January 5, 1939
  Purpose Authorizing the Commissioner of Lighthouses to mark portion of the channel of the Pearl River with buoys
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


HR-1833 Introduced January 5, 1939 (See HR-7728-75th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing the Commissioner of Lighthouses to mark a portion of the Pearl River-Cat Island Channel with buoys
  Committee Merchant Marine & Fisheries


HR-1874 Introduced January 5, 1939
  Purpose For the Relief of E.V. Maki
  Committee Claims
  Reported June 5, 1940 (copy of bill as reported in folder)
  Passed House July 2, 1940 (Copy of bill as amended and
reported by Senate Committee on September 10,
1940)
  Approved October 17, 1940 - Private Law 638-76th Congress


HR-2583 Introduced January 13, 1939 (See HR-9792 - 75th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of A.W. Evans
  Committee Claims
  Reported April 18, 1939
  Approved June 20, 1939 - Private Law 65-76th Congress


HR-3768 Introduced February 6, 1939 (See HR-3309 - 77th Congress)
  Purpose Relief of Louis J. Banderet
  Committee Claims
  Reported June 5, 1940 - Report No. 2383
  Passed House, July 2, 1940 - referred to Senate Committee on Claims


HR-4059 Introduced February 13, 1939 (See HR-245 - 77th Congress)
  Purpose Relief of the Federal Credit Company
  Committee Claims


HR-4833 Introduced March 7, 1939
  Purpose To revise the method of determining the payments
to be made by the U.S. to the several States with
respect to conservation lands subject to jurisdiction of Department of Agriculture
  Committee Agriculture


HR-6510 Introduced May 24, 1939
  Purpose Authorizing a survey of Leaf and Bowie Rivers for
flood control prevention
  Committee Flood Control (Omnibus Flood Control Bill, HR-6634, including above provision was passed by House July 6, 1939, approved August 11, 1939, and became P.L. 396-76th Congress


HR-7139 Introduced July 11, 1939 (See HR-2703 - 77th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Joe L. McQueen
  Committee Claims
  Reported Amended, July 1, 1940
  Approved October 5, 1940, Private Law 571-76th Congress


3rd Session

HR-8032 Introduced January 18, 1940 (S-3436)
  Purpose For the Relief of Ethel G. Hamilton
  Committee Claims
  Approved July 8, 1940 - Private Law 448-76th Congress


HR-8153 Introduced January 25, 1940 (See HR-1814, 1st Session; also HR-4068, 75th Congress and HR-540, 77th
Congress)
  Purpose New version of proposal to increase Federal Grants in Aid to States for Old Age Assistance
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-8991 Introduced March 19, 1940 (See HR-3172-77th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of J.M. Swinney
  Committee Claims


HR-9290 Introduced April 9, 1940 (See HR-541-77th Congress)
  Purpose To prohibit the Federal Land Bank from reserving mineral rights in disposing of land acquired by it through foreclosure
  Committee Agriculture (Working draft of above in folder)


HR-9379 Introduced April 15, 1940 (See HR-3171-77th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of certain employees of the Corps
of Engineers
  Committee Claims


HR-9753 Introduced May 13, 1940
  Purpose For the Relief of the Magnolia Realty Company
  Committee Claims


HR-10051 Introduced June 10, 1940 (5-4119 by Senator Bilbo)
  Purpose Transferring up to 65,000 acres of the DeSoto National Forest to the Secretary of War for Military purposes (Camp Shelby)
  Committee Agriculture (Copy of S-4119 as introduced June 10, 1940 in folder - Draft of Senator Bilbo's bill above in folder)
  Reported July 10, 1940 - Senate Report No. 1952
  Approved July 19, 1940 - P.L. 754-76th Congress


HR-10293 Introduced August 5, 1940 (See HR-538-77th Congress)
  Purpose Conveying a portion of the Lighthouse Reservation to the City of Biloxi, Mississippi
  Committee Merchant Marine & Fisheries (Three letters re
above)


Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
(as Member of House Rules Committee)

76th Congress - 1st Session


H.Res. 175 - April 26, 1939 - for consideration of HR-5643, to invest the Circuit Courts of Appeals of the United States with original and exclusive jurisdiction to review the order of detention of any agent ordered deported ....


3rd Session

H.Res. 406 - Introduced - February 29, 1940 - for consideration of HR-8157 to establish a national land policy, and to provide homesteads free of debt for actual farm families.

H.Res. 443 - Introduced - March 28, 1940 - for consideration of 5-326 re payment of claims under General Claims Convention, United States and Mexico.

H.Res. 483 - Introduced - May 1, 1940 - for consideration of 5-134, providing continuing retirement pay for reserve and temporary officers disabled during World War II.

H.Res. 511 - Introduced - June 6, 1940 - for consideration of HR-9766, deportation of Harry Bridges.

H.Res. 526 - Introduced - June 14, 1940 - agreeing to Senate amendments to HR-9751 creating a United States DeSoto Exposition Commission. (Attached is copy of HR-9751 as amended, and House Report 2359).

H.Res. 562 - Introduced - August 5, 1940 - for consideration of HR-10213, permitting American vessels to assist in the evacuation from the war zone of certain refugee children. (Attached is report from Rules Committee, No. 2815, copy of bill as reported, and copy of House Report 2805).

H.Res. 594 - Introduced - September 9, 1940 - for consideration of HR-10412, to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense.


Box 307

77th Congress - 1st Session


HR-245 Introduced January 3, 1941 (See HR-4050 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of the Federal Credit Company
  Committee Claims


HR-538 Introduced January 3, 1941 (See HR-10293 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose Conveying a portion of the Lighthouse Reservation to the City of Biloxi, Mississippi
  Committee Merchant Marine & Fisheries
  Reported &
Approved
April 12, 1941 - P.L. 38-77th Congress


HR-539 Introduced January 3, 1941 (See HR-989 - 78th Congress)
  Purpose To revise method of determining the payments to be made by the United States to the several States
with respect to conservation lands (such as National Forests)
  Committee Agriculture


HR-540 Introduced January 3, 1941 (See HR-5821-77th Congress and previous)
  Purpose Proposal to increase Federal Grants in Aid to States for Old Age Assistance
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-541 Introduced January 3, 1941 (See HR-9294 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose To prohibit the Federal Land Bank from reserving mineral rights in disposing of land acquired by it through foreclosure
  Committee Agriculture


HR-542 Introduced January 3, 1941
  Purpose Authorizing the purchase and distribution of canned oysters and other canned seafoods
  Committee Agriculture


HR-2703 Introduced January 24, 1941 (See HR-7139 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of the estate of Joe L. McQueen
  Committee Claims
  Reported February 24, 1941
  Approved March 23, 1941 - Private Law S-77th Congress


HR-3171 Introduced February 7, 1941 (See HR-9379 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief -of certain employees of the Corps
of Engineers
  Committee Claims


HR-3172 Introduced February 7, 1941 (See HR-8991 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of J.M. Swinney
  Committee Claims


HR-3309 Introduced February 12, 1941 (See HR-3768 - 76th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Louis J. Banderet
  Committee Claims
  Reported March 10, 1941
  Approved June 6, 1941 - Private Law 81-77th Congress


HR-3538 Introduced February 24, 1941
  Purpose Amending Section 2 of the Act granting certain lands to the city of Biloxi, Mississippi, for park and cemetery purposes, to authorize the city of Biloxi to lease a portion of said lands to the War Department for use by the Army 'Air Corps Technical Schools (Keesler A.F.B.)
  Committee Public Lands
  Reported April 28, 1941
  Approved May 28, 1941 - P.L. 82-77th Congress


HR-4113 Introduced March 20, 1941
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. A.B. Tanner
  Committee Claims


HR-5329 Introduced July 15, 1941
  Purpose For the Relief of J.J. McIntosh
  Committee Claims
  Reported Amended, April 9, 1942 (Passed both Houses of Congress but not approved)
  Vetoed June 9, 1942


HR-5570 Introduced August 13, 1941
  Purpose For the Relief of William P. Kennedy, Senior
  Committee Claims


HR-5821 Introduced October 14, 1941 (See HR-540 - 77th Congress)
  Purpose Amending Social Security Act to provide for special Federal Aid to certain States
  Committee Ways and Means


HE-5854 Introduced October 16, 1941
  Purpose For the Relief of Madeliene Hammett, Olive Hammett, Walter Young, the estate of Laura O'Malley, deceased, and the legal guardian of Laura Elizabeth Young
  Committee Claims
  Reported March 26, 1942
  Approved With Senate amendments - Private Law 475 - 77th Congress

 

2nd Session

HR-6588 Introduced February 12, 1942 (S-2260 by Senator Doxey)
  Purpose Relating to the inspection of seafood by Federal inspectors
  Committee Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Copy of U.S. Department of Agriculture (Food and Drug Administration) Regulations for the Enforcement of The Federal Food and Drugs Act
(Tenth revision) and copy of P.L. 717-75th Congress covering the Federal Food, Drug and
Cosmetic Act in folder (See new version of bill,
next item, HR-6606)


HR-6606 Introduced February 16, 1942 (new version of HR-6568)
  Purpose Relating to inspection of seafood by Federal inspectors
  Committee Interstate and Foreign Commerce (See photstat of
Sec. 372a of Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act in folder)


HR-6826 Introduced March 23, 1942 (See HR-991-78th Congress)
  Purpose Amending Selective Training & Service Act providing reclassification of employees engaged in war production participating in strikes as immediately available for armed service
  Committee Military Affairs (Draft and working papers of above in folder)

Amendments: to HR-1776 (National Defense­
Britain Aid Act) as proposed by Mr. Coler and as
accepted by the Committee on Foreign Affairs -
re entry of American vessels into combat zones



Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
77th Congress- 1st Session


H.Res. 101 - Introduced - February 8, 1941 - for consideration of HR-2665, to provide for apportioning Representatives in Congress among the Several States by the equal proportions method. Rules Com. Report No. 56 attached.

H.Res 136 - Introduced - March 11, 1941 - for consideration of HR-968, to provide for the use of net weights in interstate and foreign commerce transactions in cotton; to provide for standardization of bale covering for cotton ....

H.Res. 200 - Introduced - May 8, 1941 - for consideration of HR-4545, to provide for the acquisition and equipment of public works made necessary by the defense program.

H.Res. 234 - Introduced - June 13, 1941 - for consideration of HR-4911, authorizing construction of certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood control ....

H.Res. 237 - Introduced - June 13, 1941 - creating a select committee of five Members of the House, appointed by the Speaker, to investigate why certain data in possession of the Department of Justice has not been made public. (Names, addresses, previous employment, nationality, etc. of officers or employees of the United States who have been members of any questionable organization ....

H.Res. 274 - Introduced - July 21, 1941 - for consideration of HR-5074, providing additional safeguards to the radio communications service of ships of the United States in interest of national... (House report No. 979 attached)

H.Res. 327 - Introduced - October 30, 1941 - to agree to Senate amendments to HR-2665, providing for apportioning Representatives in Congress ....

H.Res. 344 - Introduced - November 18, 1941 - for consideration of S-588, an Act to give to the Secretary of Agriculture permanent authority to make payments to agricultural producers in order to effectuate the purposes specified in Section 7(a) of the Soil Conservation & Domestic Allotment Act

H.Res. 348 - Introduced - November 21, 1941 - for consideration of HR-5990, to further the national defense and security by checking speculative and excessive price rises, price dislocations and inflationary tendencies ....

H.Res. 390 - Introduced - December 16, 1941 - for consideration of HR-621 S, amending the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 to aid in insuring the defeat of all enemies of the United States through the extension of liability for military service and registration of manpower of the nation ....


2nd Session

H.Res. 490 - Introduced - May 27, 1942 - for consideration of HR-6999, to promote the national defense and to promptly facilitate and protect transport of materials and supplies needful to the Military Establishment by authorizing construction and operation of a pipe line and navigable barge channel across Florida; an inland route from the western terminus of this channel to present eastern terminus of the Intracoastal Waterway, and deepening and enlarging the Intracoastal Waterway ....

H.Res. 556 - Introduced - October 17, 1942 - for consideration of HR-7573, to authorize the Secretary of War and Secretary of Navy, Commissioners of the District of Columbia, and the director of Procurement to acquire motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles necessary for successful prosecution of the present war.


78th Congress - 1st Session

HR-989 Introduced January 11, 1943 (See HR-664 - 79th Congress)
  Purpose To revise method of determining the payments to be made by the United States to the several States
with respect to conservation lands (such as National Forests)
  Committee Agriculture


HR-990 Introduced January 11, 1943 (See HR-541 - 77th Congress & previous bills)
  Purpose To prohibit the Federal Land Bank from reserving mineral rights in disposing of land acquired by it through foreclosure
  Committee Agriculture


HR-991 Introduced January 11, 1943 (See HR-540-77th Congress and previous; also HR-665-79th Congress)
  Purpose To increase Federal Grants in Aid to States for Old Age Assistance
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-992 Introduced January 11, 1943 (See HR-6826-77th Congress)
  Purpose Providing reclassification under Selective Training
and Service Act of employees engaged in war production participating in strikes; such deferred employees reclassified as immediately available for armed service
  Committee Military Affairs


HR-1039 Introduced January 11, 1943 (See HR-5570-77th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of William P. Kennedy, Senior
  Committee Claims


HR-1040 Introduced January 11, 1943
  Purpose For the Relief of Frank Henderson and Frances Nell Henderson, his wife
  Committee Claims
  Reported and enacted
  Approved September 30, 1944 - Private Law 387-78th Congress


HR-1041 Introduced January 11, 1943
  Purpose For the Relief of E.F. Hathorn and E.D. Hathorn
  Committee Claims
  Reported amended March 30, 1043 - House Report 322
Objected to, recommitted to Committee on Claims


HR-1568 Introduced January 28, 1943
  Purpose Providing that members of Merchant Marine and Army Transport Service shall be deferred from training under Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended
  Committee Military Affairs (Draft of above bill)


HR-1772 Introduced February 9, 1943
  Purpose For the Relief of Henry Stovall
  Committee Claims
  Reported August 29, 1944
  Passed House and Senate
  Approved December 21, 1944 (Private Law 489-78th Congress)


HR-2166 Introduced March 11, 1943
  Purpose To permit property of Works Projects Administration to be continued to be used by State agencies for vocational training
  Committee Public Buildings and Grounds


HR-3788 Introduced December 6, 1943 (See HR-873 - 79th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. Bessie S. Edmonds
  Committee Claims


2nd Session

HR-4884 Introduced May 25, 1944 (See HR-666 - 79th Congress)
  Purpose Makes it unlawful to require any member of the armed services upon termination of services to join
or maintain membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment
  Committee Military (Draft of above bill)


HR-4922 Introduced June 1, 1944 (See HR-872 - 79th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of H.J. Hickman and P.G. Hickman
  Committee Claims


HR-5125 Introduced June 23, 1944
  Purpose Establishes a Surplus Property Administration and Surplus Property Administrator, etcetera, for disposal of surplus Government property, plants . . . . .
  Committee Expenditures in the Executive Department
  Reported August 10, 1944, amended


H.Res.408 Introduced January 24, 1944
  Purpose Establishing a special committee (Committee on Post-War Economic Policy and Planning)
  Committee Rules


H. Res. 439 Introduced February 15, 1944
  Purpose Setting forth method of handling expenditures incurred by the Special Committee on Post-War Economic Policy and Planning as authorized by H. Res. 408
  Committee Accounts
  Reported February 15, 1944


H. Res. 676 Introduced December 11, 1944
  Purpose Providing for printing of additional copies of House Report No. 1855 entitled "Economic Problems of the Reconversion Period"
  Committee Printing


Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
78th Congress - 1st Session

H.Res. 107 - Introduced - February 10, 1943 - for consideration of HR-1605, to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, with respect to farm-acreage allotments, farm marketing excess of wheat, etcetera

H.Res. 151 - Introduced - March 8, 1943 - Establishing a special committee to be known as the Committee on Post-War Economic Policy and Planning

H.Res. 154 - Introduced - March 8, 1943 - for consideration of HR-653 to amend the Act entitled "An Act to protect trade and commerce against interference by violence, threats, coercion or intimidation," approved June 18, 1934

H.Res. 157 - Introduced - March 10, 1943 - for consideration of HR-1408, amending Sec. 301(a)(I), the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended . . . . . . so as to include the cost of all farm labor in determining the parity price of agricultural commodities

H.Res. 234 - Introduced - May 13, 1943 - for consideration of 5-796, relating to the use and operation by the United States of certain plants in the interests of the national defense

H.Res. 356 - Introduced - November 16, 1943 - for consideration of HR-3477 to continue the Commodity Credit Corporation as an agency of the United States ....


2nd Session

H.Res. 589 - Introduced - June 10, 1944 - for consideration of 5-1718 providing for the settlement of claims arising from terminated war contracts . . . . . .


79th Congress - 1st Session

HR-664 Introduced January 3, 1945 (See 989-78th Congress)
  Purpose To revise method of determining the payments to be made by the United States to the several States
with respect to conservation lands
  Committee Agriculture

HR-665 Introduced January 3, 1945 (See HR-991-78th Congress and
previous)
  Purpose To increase Federal Grants in Aid to States for Old Age Assistance
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-666 Introduced January 3, 1945 (See HR-4884 - 78th Congress)
  Purpose Making it unlawful to require any member of the
armed services upon termination of services to join
or maintain membership in a labor organization as
a condition of employment
  Committee Military Affairs

HR-667 Introduced January 3, 1945 (See HR-990-78th Congress and
previous)
  Purpose To prohibit the Federal Land Bank from reserving
mineral rights in disposing of land acquired by it through foreclosure
  Committee Agriculture

HR-872 Introduced January 4, 1945 (See HR-4922 - 78th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of H.J. Hickman and P.G. Hickman
  Committee Claims

HR-873 Introduced January 4, 1945 (See HR-3788 - 78th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. Bessie S. Edmonds
  Committee Claims
  Reported and passed by both Houses
  Approved December 29, 1945 - Private Law 362 - 79th Congress

HR-1159 Introduced January 8, 1945
  Purpose Providing for total mobilization of Nation's manpower in present war by creation of a third branch of national defense forces, to be known as Supply Forces
  Committee Military Affairs

HR-1459 Introduced January 15, 1945
  Purpose For the Relief of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Williams, Jr.
  Committee Claims
  Reported July 17, 1946
  Approved August 7, 1946 - Private Law 819 - 79th Congress


HR-2529 Introduced March 7, 1945
  Purpose For the Relief of Earl J. Shows
  Committee Claims
  Reported June 26, 1945
  Approved July 31, 1945 - Private Law 178-79th Congress


HR-2867 Introduced April 12, 1945 (See HR-581-80th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing annual payments to States, Territories
and insular governments, for the benefit of their local political subdivisions, based on the fair value
of the national forest lands situated therein.
  Committee Public Lands (Copy of letter to Bill Clerk at the
United States Capitol re error in bill - Corrected
copy of HR-2867 in folder)

HR-2927 Introduced April 17, 1945
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. Evelyn Merritt
  Committee Claims
  Reported September 24, 1945 with amendments
  Approved April 24, 1945 - Private Law 521-79th Congress

HR-3248 Introduced May 16, 1945
  Purpose For the Relief of Robert E. Graham
  Committee Claims

HR-3851 Introduced July 19, 1945
  Purpose Providing for administration of the Surplus Property Act of 1944 by a Surplus Property Administrator
  Committee Expenditures in the Executive Department


HR-3888 Introduced July 21, 1945
  Purpose Authorizing appropriation for rehabilitating the oyster beds, destroyed by the opening of the Bonnet Carre spillway, etcetera
  Committee Flood Control

H.J.Res. 137 Introduced March 23, 1945 (See H.J.Res. 299 - 80th Congress)
  Purpose To quiet the titles of respective States and others
to lands beneath tidewaters and lands beneath navigable waters within the boundaries of such
States and to prevent further clouding of such
titles
  Committee Judiciary - Draft - Suggested amendment to above in folder


H.Res. 60 Introduced January 8, 1945
  Purpose Authorizing the continuance of the investigations
by the Special Committee on Post-War Economic
Policy and Planning begun under authority of
H.Res. 408 in 78th Congress
  Committee Rules


H.Res. 111 Introduced January 29, 1945
  Purpose Authorizing expenditures incurred by the Special
Committee on Post-War Economic Policy and
Planning
  Committee Accounts

H.Res. 211 Introduced March 26, 1945
  Purpose Authorizing additional copies to be printed of Part
4, hearings on problems of foreign trade and shipping held before Special Committee on Post­
War Economic Policy and Planning for use of members of that committee
  Committee Printing

H.Res. 455 Introduced December 4, 1945
  Purpose Authorizing additional copies of eighth report (House Report No. 1205) entitled "Economic
Reconstruction in Europe" of the Special Committee on Post-War Economic Policy and Planning
  Committee Printing

 

79th Congress - 2nd Session

HR-5526 Introduced February 19, 1946
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. Josie C. Rankin
  Committee Claims

HR-6423 Introduced May 13, 1946
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. Ivan B. Hofman
  Committee Claims
  Reported July 20, 1946
  Approved August 7, 1946 - Private Law 862-79th Congress

H.Res. 578 Introduced April 1, 1946
  Purpose Authorizing additional copies of ninth report
(House Report No. 1677, Parts I and II) entitled
"The Use of Wartime Controls During the Transitional Period" of the Special Committee on
Post-War Economic Policy and Planning
  Committee Printing

HR-2033 Sponsored By Congressman Colmer
  Purpose Federal participation in cost of protecting the shores of publicly owned property
  Committee Rivers and Harbors
  Reported April 9, 1946 - House Report 1919
  Passed House, May 20, 1946
  Reported Senate Committee on Commerce - Sen. Report
1752
  Passed Senate, amended, July 29, 1946 - House agrees to Senate amendments, July 30, 1946
  Approved August 13, 1946 (P.L. No. 727 - 79th Congress)
See copy of Mr. Colmer's speech on July 30, 1946 in House.


Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
79th Congress- 1st Session


H.Res. 259 - Introduced - May 16, 1945 - for consideration HR-3000 to amend Sections 11(c) and 16 of the Federal Reserve Act, as amended.

H.Res. 260 - Introduced - May 16, 1945 - for consideration of HR-3199, making appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency and related independent agencies for fiscal year ending June 30, 1946.

H.Res. 386 - Introduced - October 30, 1945 - for consideration of H.J.Res. 266 making additional appropriation for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration ....

2nd Session

H.Res. 565 - Introduced - March 18, 1946 - for consideration of HR-4873 to create an Agricultural Credit Agency to consolidate therein all Federal agricultural lending agencies, and other purposes.

H.Res. 632 - Introduced - May 21, 1946 - for consideration of HR-6024 relating to the prevention and control of water pollution ....

H.Res. 718 - Introduced - July 20, 1946 - for consideration of S-191 to amend the Public Health Service Act authorizing grants to States for surveying their hospitals and public-health centers and for planning construction of additional facilities, and to authorize grants to assist in such construction ....

H.Res. 747 - Introduced - August 1, 1946 - disagreeing with Senate amendments to HR-7037, to amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code, and requesting a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon.

H.Res. 754 - Introduced - August 2, 1946 - authorizing the Special Committee on Post-War Economic Policy and Planning to continue its investigations notwithstanding the adjournment of the House, making reports to the House to be filed with the Clerk of the House for printing.


80th Congress -- 1st Session

H.Con.Res. 35
  Introduced March 21, 1947
  Purpose Authorizing printing of additional copies for members of the House and Senate of reports of
Special Committee Post-War Economic Policy and Planning: "Post-War Foreign Economic Policy of the United States, Economic Reconstruction in
Europe" and "Final Report-Reconversion
Experience and Current Economic Problems"
  Committee House Administration - Reported, considered and
agreed to

H.Con.Res. 36
  Introduced March 24, 1947
  Purpose To implement the foreign affairs recommendations
of the Special Committee on Post-War Economic
Policy and Planning
  Committee Foreign Affairs - Letter, copy of, to the Honorable Dean Acheson, dated 3/ 19/47 re above - Drafts (3) of above proposal
Letter from W.Y. Elliott, Professor, Department of
Government, Harvard University re above enclosing reworked draft

H.J.Res. 258
  Introduced November 18, 1947
  Purpose To provide emergency relief for victims of the
disaster in counties of Jackson, Harrison & Hancock, Mississippi for restoration and reconstruction of the devastated areas
  Committee Appropriations - Draft of above resolution

HR-572
  Introduced January 7, 1947 (See HR-3504 introduced later
80th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing appropriation for rehabilitating the
oyster beds destroyed by the opening of the
Bonnet Carre spillway. . .
  Committee Flood Control

HR-581
  Introduced January 7, 1947 (See HR-2867 - 79th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing annual payments to States, Territories
and insular governments, for the benefit of their local political subdivisions, based on their fair value of the national-forest lands situated therein
  Committee Public Lands

HR-582
  Introduced January 7, 1947 (See HR-666 - 79th Congress)
  Purpose Making it unlawful to require any member of the
armed forces upon termination of services to join or maintain membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment
  Committee Armed Services

HR-726
  Introduced January 9, 1947 (See HR-665 - 79th Congress)
  Purpose To increase Federal Grants in Aid to States for Old Age Assistance
  Committee Ways and Means

HR-1293
  Introduced January 23, 1947 (See HR-2457 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Helen Morren
  Committee Judiciary

HR-1294
  Introduced January 23, 1947 (See HR-1278 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Doris High
  Committee Judiciary

HR-1404
  Introduced January 27, 1947
  Purpose For the Relief of W.E. Lampton
  Committee Judiciary

HR-2193
  Introduced February 24, 1947
  Purpose For the Relief of Robert E. Graham
  Committee Judiciary
  Reported amended, March 16, 1948
  Approved June 25, 1948 (Private Law 406-80th Congress)

HR-2652
  Introduced March 20, 1947 (See HR-2611 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose To provide for education of children on Federal
reservations and other federally owned property
not subject to State or local taxation
  Committee Education and Labor

HR-3089
  Introduced April 16, 1947
  Purpose For the Relief of Mississippi Central Railroad Company
  Committee Judiciary
  Reported January 26, 1948 - Passed House and by Senate,
amended, House agrees to Senate amendment
  Approved May 12, 1948 - Private Law 289-80th Congress

HR-3504
  Introduced May 19, 1947 (See HR-572 introduced earlier 80th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing appropriation for investigating and rehabilitating oyster beds damaged or destroyed
by intrusion of fresh water and blockage of natural
passages west of the Mississippi River in vicinity of
Lake Mechant and Bayou Severin, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, and by the opening of the Bonnet Carre spillway
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Similar bill, HR-3505, introduced by Congressman Demengeux) HR-3505 passed by both Houses
  Approved May 21, 1948 - P.L. 545-80th Congress

HR-4553
  Introduced November 24, 1947
  Purpose To amend the National Housing Act, as amended,
Section 603(a) by striking out "$4,000,000,000
except that with the approval of the President such aggregate amount may be increased to not to exceed $4,200,000,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$5,200,000,000." Re Defense Housing

HR-4724
  Introduced December 15, 1947
  Purpose To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of
1944, as amended, to provide homes for veterans,
through Veterans' homestead associations, and the
public facilities essential therefor
  Committee Veterans' Affairs

Copy of amendment presented by Mr. Colmer re salaries for inspectors of seafood during debate on HR-2700 (Labor and Federal Security Appropriation Bill) and copy of his speech before the House - March 25, 1947.

Partial list of bills introduced by Congressman
Colmer - 1st Session - 80th Congress.


80th Congress - 2nd Session

H.Con.Res. 174
  Introduced March 16, 1948
  Purpose To revise the United Nations Charter so that its
existing defects, demonstrated by experience, shall
be removed, and the United Nations Organization
shall be able to fulfill its stated mission as the
principal and most effective instrument for world
peace, etcetera
  Committee Foreign Affairs

H.J.Res. 299
  Introduced January 20, 1948 (See H.J.Res. 137 - 79th Congress)
  Purpose To quiet titles of the respective States, and others,
to lands beneath tidewaters and lands beneath navigable waters within the boundaries of such States and to prevent further clouding of such titles
  Committee Judiciary

HR-5348
  Introduced February 12, 1948
  Purpose To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to provide parity for tung nuts,
and other purposes.
  Committee Agriculture

HR-5349
  Introduced February 12, 1948
  Purpose To confirm and establish the titles of the States to
lands and resources in and beneath navigable waters within State boundaries and to provide for
the use and control of said lands and resources
  Committee Judiciary - Copy of similar bill (HR-4999 introduced by Congressman Bradley) in folder

HR-5350
  Introduced February 12, 1948
  Purpose To impose a duty on tung oil
  Committee Ways and Means

HR-5624
  Introduced February 27, 1948
  Purpose To provide for the deepening of the channel at
Pascagoula Harbor and Horn Island Pass, Mississippi
  Committee Public Works - Tentative draft of above in folder

HR-5630
  Introduced February 27, 1948
  Purpose For the Relief of Johns Funeral Home
  Committee Judiciary

HR-6111
  Introduced April 2, 1948 (See HR-2576 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose To repeal the war tax rate on toilet preparations
  Committee Ways and Means

HR-6187
  Introduced April 12, 1948 (See HR-2575 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose To amend Section 2402(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, and to repeal section 2402(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended - (to repeal wartime excise taxes on supplies sold to operators of beauty or barber shops)
  Committee Ways and Means

HR-6580
  Introduced May 14, 1948
  Purpose To authorize Joe Graham Post No. 119, American
Legion, upon certain conditions, to lease the lands
conveyed to it by the Act of June 15, 1933.
  Committee Armed Services

HR-6592
  Introduced May 18, 1948
  Purpose To authorize Federal participation in shore protection works
  Committee Public Works

HR-6604
  Introduced May 18, 1948
  Purpose For the Relief of Dimple Benoit
  Committee Judiciary - Copy of HR-5208 introduced by Congressman Jennings for same purpose in folder
- Bill was passed by House on April 6, 1948 but no further action taken


81st Congress - 1st Session
    Memorandum to Congressman Colmer from Mr.
Batson re Concurrent Resolution to strengthen the
United Nations, with copies of Mr. Colmer's
resolution, introduced in 80th Congress, similar
one by Congressman Judd, 80th Congress, one by
Mr. Hays of Arkansas, 81st Congress; copy of
extension of remarks by Congressman Hays re
sponsors of his proposal.


HR-29 Introduced January 3, 1949
  Purpose To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 as amended, to provide parity for tung nuts
  Committee Agriculture
  Reported amended, July 12, 1949 - House Report 1027
  Passed House, August 2, 1949 - Copy of HR-29 as it was passed by House in folder (Above legislation
included in the Agricultural Act of 1949; passed
by both Houses; Approved, October 31, 1949 =
P.L. 439-81st Congress). See pages 2 and 3 of
public law for reference to tung nuts.


HR-30 Introduced January 3, 1949
  Purpose To impose a duty on tung oil
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-31 Introduced January 3, 1949 (See HR-2834 - 83rd Congress)
  Purpose To repeal the war tax rate on certain admissions
  Committee Ways and Means - Copy of letter from the Clerk
of the Committee on Ways and Means to the Secretary of the Treasury requesting his views and
recommendations on above - Copy of reply made
by Acting Secretary of the Treasury to the Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means re above

HR-32 Introduced January 3, 1949 (See HR-5624-80th Congress -
2nd Session)
  Purpose To provide for the deepening of the channel at
Pascagoula Harbor- and -Horn Island-Pass, Mississippi, etc.
  Committee Public Works


HR-33 Introduced January 3, 1949 (See HR-6580 - 80th Congress)
  Purpose To authorize Joe Graham Post No. 119, American
Legion, upon certain conditions, to lease the lands
conveyed to it by the Act of June 15, 1933
  Committee Armed Services - Copy of letter to Chairman Carl
Vinson, Armed Services Committee, dated August
19, 1949, re above. Letter from Chairman Vinson
to Congressman Colmer, enclosing copy of a
report from the Secretary of the Army, Gordon
Gray, Dated 17 August 1949 re above.
  Reported January 12, 1950 - House Report 1471
  Passed House, February 6, 1950
  Passed Senate, April 19, 1950
  Approved April 28, 1950 - P.L. 487-81st Congress


HR-34 Introduced January 3, 1949 (See HR-1281 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose To exempt persons who served in Merchant Marine of the United States between September 16, 1940 and June 24, 1948, from induction or service under Selective Service Act of 1948
  Committee Armed Services - Draft of above bill together with
memorandum to Congressman Colmer from Office
of Legislative Counsel in folder

HR-1278 Introduced January 10, 1949 (See HR-1294 - 80th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Doris High
  Committee Judiciary - Comment in pencil on bill - "Turned
down by Committee"


HR-2456 Introduced February 7, 1949
  Purpose For the Relief of Charlie Hales
  Committee Judiciary (Draft of bill in folder)
  Reported and passed by both Houses
  Approved August 15, 1949 (Private Law 205 - 81st Congress)


HR-2457 Introduced February 7, 1949 (See HR-1293-80th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Helen Morren
  Committee Judiciary - Letter dated 4/21/49 to Miss Morren
in reply to her letter to Congressman Colmer dated
4/18/49 re above
  Reported and passed by both Houses
  Approved October 10, 1949 (Private Law 323-81st Congress)


HR-2479 Introduced February 8, 1949 (See HR-1280 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose To provide automobiles for veterans of World War I who are entitled to compensation for loss or use of one or both legs
  Committee Veterans' Affairs - Draft of above in folder

HR-2575 Introduced February 9, 1949 (See HR-6187-80th Congress)
  Purpose To amend Section 2402(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, and to repeal Section 2402(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended - (to repeal wartime excise taxes on supplies sold to operators of beauty and barber shops)
  Committee Ways and Means

HR-2576 Introduced February 9, 1949 (See HR-6111 - 80th Congress)
  Purpose To repeal the war tax rate on toilet preparations
  Committee Ways and Means

HR-2611 Introduced February 10, 1949 (See HR-2652 - 80th Congress)
  Purpose To provide assistance for local school agencies in
providing educational opportunities for children on Federal reservations or in defense areas, etcetera
  Committee Education and Labor (Above legislation in another
form HR-7940, passed by both Houses and became law - P.L. 874-81st Congress)

HR-4097 Introduced April 7, 1949
  Purpose For the Relief of George M. Beesley, Edward D.
Sexton, and Herman J. Williams
  Committee Judiciary (Notice from Chairman, Committee on
Judiciary, that bill has been referred to Congressman Denton, Subcommittee on Claims, for examination and report to full committee) Copies of letters dated 5/31/49 and 6/1/49 to Congressman Denton from Congressman Colmer re above. Letter from Senator Pat McCarran, Chairman of Senate Committee on Judiciary dated 6/22/49 to Congressman Colmer re above.
  Reported and passed by both Houses
  Approved August 17, 1949 (Private Law 227-81st Congress)

HR-4214 Introduced April 12, 1949 (See HR-481 - 80th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing annual payments to States, Territories, and insular governments, for the benefit of their local political subdivisions, based on the fair value of national forest lands situated therein
  Committee Public Lands


HR-4249 Introduced April 13, 1949
  Purpose To transfer the trawlers Alaska and Oregon from
the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to the
Fish and Wildlife Service
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Similar bill, HR-4252, introduced by Congressman Thompson
passed by both Houses of Congress and became
law - P.L. 163-81st Congress) Copy of letter to
Mr. R.D. Morrow of Brandon, Mississippi from
Congressman Colmer re above legislation dated
4/14/49

HR-4893 Introduced May 27, 1949
  Purpose To amend the Agricultural Act of 1948 by adding
thereto new section to establish an average parity
price for fats and oils and to aid in maintaining such parity price to producers
  Committee Agriculture - Copy of hearings before the House
Committee on Agriculture on above bill and other
similar bills, July 26, 27, 28 and 29, 1949, in folder. (Above legislation included in the Agricultural Act of 1949 and passed by both Houses - P.L. 439-81st Congress - copy of which is in folder with HR-29. See pages 2 and 3).


HR-5550 Introduced July 8, 1949
  Purpose To amend the Act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, as amended, to permit the sale of war housing to State and local housing agencies
  Committee Banking and Currency (Handwritten note by staff
member on bill: "Committee members decided not to act on this until a further study and investigation can be made of the war housing situation, which will delay action until next session of Congress)


HR-5897 Introduced August S, 1949 (See HR-8816 below)
  Purpose To provide for the sale of certain hospital supplies and equipment of the United States to the city of Gulfport and to Harrison County, Mississippi (Gulfport Hospital)
  Committee Armed Services (Memorandum of telephone conversation with Navy Department concerning
reaction of the Judge Advocate General of Navy re this proposal, which appears favorable) Request
from Dr. William D. McCain, Department of
Archives and History, Mississippi, and reply, for
copy of proposal for permanent preservation

Amendment proposed by Mr. Colmer to HR-3734, the Appropriation for Public Works -
re Gulfport Harbor.

2nd Session

HR-8816 Introduced July 11, 1940 (later version of above HR-5897)
See also HR-1279 - 82nd Congress
  Purpose (Gulfport Hospital) To provide for conveyance of
certain hospital supplies and equipment of the United States to the city of Gulfport and Harrison
County, Mississippi
  Committee Armed Services
  Reported June 26, 1950 Copy of letter from Congressman
Colmer to Chairman Vinson of Armed Services
Committee re above bill


HR-7141 Introduced February 2, 1950 (See HR-1424 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of T.L. Morrow
  Committee Judiciary


HR-8739 Introduced June 6, 1950 (See HR-1425 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of William Brewer
  Committee Judiciary

Copy of letter dated December 12, 1949 requesting Legislative Counsel of House to prepare a bill to amend the Cotton Allotment Bill,
providing that acreage allocated under the law to
those entitled thereon and not accepted or signed
up for, be reallocated by County Committee to
others



Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
81st Congress - 1st Session


H.Res. 74 - Introduced - January 31, 1949 - for consideration of HR-128 to provide that acreage planted to cotton in 1949 shall not be used in computing cotton acreage allotments for any subsequent year.

H.Res. 102 - Introduced - February 14, 1949 - for consideration of H.J.Res. 92 to continue the authority of the Maritime Commission to sell, charter and operate vessels ....

H.Res. 124 - Introduced - March 2, 1949 - for consideration of HR-2363 granting consent and approval of Congress to an interstate compact relating to better utilization of the fisheries (marine, shell, anadromous) tax to the Gulf Coast and cfeating Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission. (Colmer amendment thereto attached to bill). S.J.Res. 42 passed in lieu - P.L. 66-81st Congress.

H.Res. 129 - Introduced - March 4, 1949 - for consideration of HR-2546 to authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to establish land-based warning and control installations for the national security ....

H.Res. 168 - Introduced - March 28, 1949 - for consideration of HR-2023 to Regulate oleomargrine, to repeal certain taxes relating to oleomargine . . . . Report 325 in folder.

H.Res. 267 - Introduced - June 24, 1949 - for consideration of HR-2960 to amend the Rural Electrification Act providing for rural telephones ....

H.Res. 289 - Introduced - July 21, 1949 - for consideration of HR-29 to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended, to provide parity for tung nuts, etcetera ...

H.Res. 382 - Introduced - October 10, 1949 - for consideration of HR-2392 to provide for liquidation of the trusts under the transfer agreements with State rural rehabilitation corporations . . . . .

2nd Session

H.Res. 619 - Introduced - May 31, 1950 - for consideration of HR-8189 to provide for the organization of the Army and the Department of the Army . . ..

H.Res. 683 - Introduced - June 28, 1950 - for consideration of HR-7439 to protect the national security of the United States by permitting the summary suspension of employment of civilian officers and employees of various departments and agencies of the Government ....

H.Res. 708 - Introduced - July 18, 1950 - for consideration of HR-7009 to repeal the proviso against filling of the vacancy in the office of district judge for the eastern and western districts of Missouri. Copy of HR-7009 as amended by Committee on the Judiciary together with copy of the report No. 2525 in folder.

H.Res. 714 - Introduced - July 19, 1950 - for consideration of HR-8569 to strengthen the common defense by extending for five years the authority for the Texas City tin smelter operation.

H.Res. 728 - Introduced - July 20, 1950 - for consideration of HR-9109 to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended; the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act; P.L. 74-77th Congress; The Agricultural Act of 1949, etc.

H.Res. 811 - Introduced - August 15, 1950 - for consideration of HR-9158 to revise, codify and enact into law, title 21 of the U.S. Code, entitled "Food and Drugs."

H.Res. 833 - Introduced - August 30, 1950 - for consideration of HR-9320 to amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended.

H.Res. 872 - Introduced - December 1, 1950 - for consideration of HR-9827 providing revenue by imposing a corporate excess profits tax, etcetera.

82nd Congress - 1st Session

    Draft of House Concurrent Resolution inviting the
Honorable Winston Churchill, formerly Prime
Minister of Great Britain, to address a joint session
of the Congress.


HR-1279 Introduced January 12, 1951 (See HR-8816 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose Gulfport Hospital - To provide for the conveyance of certain hospital supplies. and equipment of the United States to the city of Gulfport and Harrison County, Mississippi
  Committee Armed Services (Copy of Congressman Colmer's
letter 20 January 1951 to the Clerk of the Armed
Services Committee and reply thereto 22 January
1951 referring to reason for reintroduction of this
legislation at this time)

HR-1280 Introduced January 12, 1951 (See HR-2479 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose To provide automobiles for veterans of World War I who are entitled to compensation for the loss or use of one or both legs, etcetera
  Committee Veterans' Affairs


HR-1281 Introduced January 12, 1951 (See HR-34 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose To exempt persons who served in Merchant Marine of the United States between September 16, 1940 and June 24, 1948; from induction or service under the Selective Service Act of 1948
  Committee Armed Service (Pencil memorandum to Mr.
Colmer, March 1, re appearance before Committee that afternoon on above) Letter from Chairman Carl Vinson, Armed Services Committee to Congressman Colmer, 15 March 1952, enclosing copy of report from Assistant Secretary of Defense re above.

HR-1424 Introduced January 12, 1951 (See HR-7141 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of T.L. Morrow
  Committee Judiciary
  Reported March 6, 1951
  Approved July 2, 1951 - Private Law 113 - 82nd Congress


HR-1425 Introduced January 12, 1951 (See HR-8739 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of William Brewer
  Committee Judiciary


HR-2901 Introduced February 26, 1951
  Purpose For the Relief of Sarah Kennedy
  Committee Post Office and Civil Service


HR-3995 Introduced May 7, 1951
  Purpose To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to
transfer to the Department of Navy certain land
and improvements at Pass Christian, Mississippi
(former Merchant Marine Cadet Training School)
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries
  Reported October 11, 1951 - Memorandum from Chairman
Edward J. Hart, Merchant Marine and Fisheries
Committee, to Congressman Colmer transmitting
report on above from Acting Judge Advocate
General to the Navy. - Memorandum to Congressman Colmer from Chairman Hart, transmitting report on above from the Acting Secretary of Commerce. - Draft of above bill - Memorandum from Chairman Hart transmitting copy of HR-3995 as it was passed by the House and sent to the Senate.
  Approved April 15, 1952 - P.L. 316 - 82nd Congress


HR-4390 Introduced June 11, 1951
  Purpose To provide for establishment of quotas from tung
oil to impose certain duties on the importation of
tung oil, etcetera.
  Committee Ways and Means

Congressman Colmer's proposed amendment re
duties on tung oil, etcetera to HR-5505 by Chairman Doughton, Ways and Means Committee
(Customs Simplification Act of 1951)

HR-5168 Introduced August 15, 1951 (See HR-1713 - 83rd Congress)
  Purpose To provide for an ad valorem duty on the importation of shrimp
  Committee Ways and Means

Copy of amendment offered by Congressman Colmer, 7/25/51, to cut census funds in Fiscal Year 1952 - Industrial Offices Appropriation.


2nd Session

HR-7090 Introduced March 17, 1952 (See HR-1752 - 83rd Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of William Robert DeGrafft
  Committee Judiciary


HR-7624 Introduced April 28, 1952 (with changes noted)
  Purpose To amend Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946
to provide for more effective evaluation of the
fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of the
Government - to establish a Joint Committee on
the Budget.
  Committee

Rules

Copy of HR-7624 - new version - discharged by
Committee on Rules and referred to the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments.

Copy of bill as discharged by Committee on
Expenditures in Executive Departments and
referred to the Committee on Rules.

See HR-7888 following.



HR-7888 Introduced May 16, 1952 (New version of HR-7624)
  Purpose same as HR-7624 (different wording)
  Committee Rules
  Reported June 20, 1952 - Report 2263 (See HR-1710-83rd Congress)


Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
82nd Congress - 1st Session


H.Res. 210 - Introduced - April 25, 1951 - for consideration of HR-314 to provide for the establishment of a veterans' hospital for Negro veterans at the birthplace of Booker T. Washington in Franklin County, Virginia.

H.Res. 257 - Introduced - June 13, 1951 - for consideration of HR-3283 to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949.

H.Res. 363 - Introduced - July 31, 1951 - for consideration of HR-4550 (Mutual Defense Assistance Control Act of 1951) to provide for control by the United States and cooperating foreign nations of exports to any nation or combination of nations threatening the security of the United States, including the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics and all countries under its domination. . .Copy of HR-4550 and House Report 703 thereon in folder.

H.Res. 394 - Introduced - August 17, 1951 - for consideration of HR-5215, making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952 ....

H.Res. 446 - Introduced - October 4, 1951 - for consideration of HR-5505 to amend certain administrative provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930 and related laws...

S.Con.Res. 36 - Introduced - October 17, 1951 - Setting up Committee to meet jointly with representatives of the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe for public discussion of problems of common interest.

2nd Session

H.Res. 578 - Introduced - March 18, 1952 - for consideration of HR-7072, making appropriations for the Executive Office and sundry independent executive bureaus, boards, commissions, corporations, agencies, offices, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953. . .

H.Res. 592 - Introduced - April 1, 1952 - for consideration of HR-7289, making appropriations for the Department of State, Justice, Commerce and the Judiciary for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953. . .

H.Res. 654 - Introduced - May 27, 1952 - for consideration of S-97 to authorize construction, operation and maintenance of facilities for generating hydro-electric power at the Cheatham Dam on the Cumberland River in Tennessee.

H.Res. 658 - Introduced - May 27, 1952 - for consideration of HR-5713 to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 to provide that Low Middling seven-eighths inch cotton shall be the standard grade for the purposes of determining parity and price support for the 1952 cotton crop.

H.Res. 704 - Introduced - June 24, 1952 - for consideration of S-241 to amend the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 as amended to further promote velopment and maintenance of the American Merchant Marine...

H.Res. 705 - Introduced - June 24, 1952 - for consideration of HR-8122 to continue the existing method of computing parity prices for basic agricultural commodities...


Box 308

83rd Congress - 1st Session

HR-1710 Introduced January 14, 1953 (See HR-7888 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of
1946 to provide for more effective evaluation of
the fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of
the Government - to establish a Joint Committee
on the Budget.
  Committee Rules

HR-1711 Introduced January 14, 1953
  Purpose To confirm and establish titles of the States to
lands beneath navigable waters within State
boundaries and to natural resources within such
lands and waters; to provide for use and control of
said lands and resources, and to provide for use,
control, exploration, development and conservation of certain resources of the continental shelf lying outside of State boundaries
  Committee Judiciary


HR-1712 Introduced January 14, 1953 (See HR-1280 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose To provide automobiles for veterans of World War I who are entitled to compensation for the loss or use of one or both legs
  Committee Veterans' Affairs - Letter from Chairman Edith
N. Rogers, Veterans' Affairs Committee, trans­-
mitting Committee Print which is a letter from the
Veterans' Administration dated July 21, 1953,
reporting on above.


HR-1713 Introduced January 14, 1953 (See HR-5168 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose To provide for an ad valorem duty on the importation of shrimp
  Committee Ways and Means

HR-1751 Introduced January 14, 1953 (See MR-1425 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of William.Brewer
  Committee Judiciary


HR-1752 Introduced January 14, 1953 (See HR-7090 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of William Robert DeGrafft
  Committee Judiciary
  Reported March 25, 1953 - Copy of bill as reported, amended in folder
  Approved June 16, 1953 - Private Law 56-83rd Congress


HR-2157 Introduced January 26, 1953
  Purpose For the Relief of David Lee Walker
  Committee Judiciary


HR-2833 Introduced February 9, 1953 (See HR-2576 - 81st Congress
and previous)
  Purpose To repeal the war tax rate on toilet preparations
  Committee Ways and Means

Copy of Colmer amendment to HR-5894, as
reported - Trade Agreements Extension Act of
1951, revising the peril point provision - Bill
reported by Committee on Ways and Means and
recommitted by the House on 7/23/53


HR-2834 Introduced February 9, 1953 (See HR-31 - 81st Congress)
  Purpose To repeal the war tax rate on certain admissions
  Committee Ways and Means


2nd Session

H.J. Res. 361
  Introduced January 25, 1954 (See H.J.Res. 29 - 84th Congress)
  Purpose Proposing amendment to the Constitution with
respect to the admission of new States as sovereign States of the United States
  Committee Judiciary

HR-6393
  Introduced July 20, 1953
  Purpose Granting the consent and approval of Congress to
an interstate forest fire protection compact
  Committee Judiciary
  Discharged by Committee on the Judiciary and referred to
Committee on Agriculture, May 26, 1954
  Reported July 12, 1954
  Approved August 24, 1954 - P.L. 642 - 83rd Congress


HR-7288
  Introduced January 18, 1954
  Purpose To provide for stockpiling three million bales of
cotton
  Committee Agriculture


HR-8456
  Introduced March 18, 1954 (See HR-1279 - 82nd Congress)
  Purpose (Gulfport Hospital) To provide for the conveyance
of certain hospital supplies and equipment of the
United States to the city of Gulfport and to Harrison County, Mississippi
  Committee Armed Services
  Reported May 17, 1954 - House Report 1608
  Approved June 28, 1954 - P.L. 435 - 83rd Congress


HR-8652
  Introduced March 31, 1954
  Purpose Tung Act of 1954 - To regulate commerce among
the several States, the Territories and possessions
of the United States and with foreign countries; to
protect the welfare of consumers of tung oil and
those engaged in the domestic tung nut and tung
oil producing industry
  Committee Agriculture


HR-9273
  Introduced May 25, 1954
  Purpose To protect United States fishermen in their lawful
operations on the high seas
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


HR-9655
  Introduced June 22, 1954
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. Hildegard Simon Walley
  Committee Judiciary


HR-9766
  Introduced July 1, 1954 (See HR-264 - 84th Congress)
  Purpose To amend Section 1001, paragraph 412, of the
Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to hardboard
(change in classification from pulpboard to wood)
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-9799
  Introduced July 2, 1954
  Purpose For the Relief of Mr. and Mrs. George Holden
  Committee Judiciary


84th Congress - 1st Session

H.J.Res. 29
  Introduced January 5, 1955 (See H.J.Res. 361-83rd Congress)
  Purpose Proposing an amendment to the Constitution with
respect to the admission of new States as sovereign States of the United States
  Committee Judiciary

H.J. Res. 105
  Introduced January 10, 1955
  Purpose To increase 1955 cotton allotments of certain farms receiving five acres or less
  Committee Agriculture (See H.Res. 150 re HR-3952 - rule
handled by Congressman Colmer in this 84th Congress) Copy of 5-261 by Senator Eastland re same purpose in folder


HR-34 Introduced January 5, 1955 (See HR-1710 - 83rd Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of
1946 to provide for more effective evaluation of
fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of the
Federal Government (To establish a Joint Com­-
mittee on the Budget)
  Committee Rules


HR-264 Introduced January 5, 1955 (See HR-9766 - 83rd Congress)
  Purpose To amend Section 1001, Paragraph 412, of the
Tariff Act of 1930, with respect to hardboard
(change in classification from pulpboard to wood)
  Committee Ways and Means Draft of bill re above - Copy of
press release by Chairman Jere Cooper, Committee on Ways and Means, announcing hearings on above proposed legislation


HR-265 Introduced January 5, 1955 (See HR-1713 - 83rd Congress)
  Purpose To provide for an ad valorem duty on the impor­-
tation of shrimp
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-937 Introduced January 5, 1955 (HR-9799 - 83rd Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Mr. and Mrs. George Holden
  Committee Judiciary


HR-1778 Introduced January 10, 1955 (See HR-2414 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To provide for the appointment of an additional
district judge for the Southern District of Mississippi
  Committee Judiciary


HR-4473 Introduced February 28, 1955 (See HR-2419 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To provide that one floating ocean station shall be
maintained at all times in the Gulf of Mexico to provide storm warnings for States bordering on the
Gulf of Mexico
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


HR-7402 Introduced July 14, 1955
  Purpose To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to quit­
claim all interest of the United States in certain
land located in Forrest County, Mississippi, in order to clear the title of such land.
  Committee Interior and Insular Affairs


2nd Session

HR-8674 Introduced January 23, 1956
  Purpose To provide for the return of certain property to the city of Biloxi, Mississippi
  Committee Veterans' Affairs - Committee Print No. 2061
covering letter to Chairman Teague, Veterans'
Affairs Committee, from the Veterans Adminis­-
tration re above proposal
  Reported March 28, 1956
  Approved June 15, 1956 (P.L. 587-84th Congress)


HR-8822 Introduced January 25, 1956
  Purpose For the Relief of Colonel John A. O'Keefe
  Committee Judiciary


HR-9295 Introduced February 14, 1956 (See HR-2417 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To establish rules of interpretation governing
questions of the effect of Acts of Congress on
State laws (re pre-emption decision of Supreme
Court)
  Committee Judiciary (Similar to HR-3 by Honorable Howard
Smith of Virginia)


HR-9449 Introduced February 21, 1956
  Purpose To give Joe Graham Post Number 119, American
Legion, a quitclaim deed to the military reservation on Ship Island
  Committee Armed Services


HR-9682 Introduced March 1, 1956
  Purpose To amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 to
provide increase in benefits, etcetera
  Committee Interstate and Foreign Commerce


HR-10690 Introduced April 19, 1956 (See HR-2418 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 with respect to cotton acreage allotments
  Committee Agriculture


HR-10760 Introduced April 24, 1956
  Purpose Proposed "Fisheries Act of 1956"
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


HR-11558 Introduced May 31, 1956
  Purpose To clear title of land patented to Newton D. Smith
  Committee Interior and Insular Affairs


Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
84th Congress - 1st Session


H.Res. 133 - Introduced - February 7, 1965 - for consideration of HR-3005 to further amend the University Military Training and Service Act by extending the authority to induct certain individuals and to extend the benefits under the Dependents Assistance Act to July 1, 1959. Copy of Report thereon No. 21.

H.Res. 150 - Introduced - February 18, 1955 - for consideration of HR-3952 to amend the cotton marketing quota provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended. Copy of report thereon No. 63; copy of HR-3952 and Agriculture Committee report thereon No. 58.

H.Res. 169 - Introduced - March 9, 1955 - for consideration of HR-4720 to provide incentives for members of the uniformed services by increasing certain pays and allowances. Copy of report thereon No. 160; copy of HR-4720 and Armed Services Committee report thereon No. 90.

H.Res. 191 - Introduced - March 23, 1955 - for consideration of HR-4725 to repeal Sections 452 and 462 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.

H.Res. 200 - Introduced - March 30, 1955 - for consideration of HR-2225 to amend Section 401(e)(2) of the Civil Aeronautics Act.

H.Res. 224 - Introduced - April 28, 1955 - for consideration of HR-12 to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, with respect to price supports for basic commodities.

H.Res. 263 - Introduced - June 7, 1955 - to authorize the Secretary of Interior to construct, operate and maintain the Trinity River division, Central Valley, project, California, under federal reclamation laws.

H.Res. 282 - Introduced - June 21, 1955 - for consideration of HR-6040 to amend certain administrative provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930 and to repeal obsolete provisions of the customs laws.

H.Res. 286 - Introduced - June 23, 1955 - to consider HR-6829 to authorize certain construction at military, naval, and air force installations and for other purposes.

H.Res. 311 - Introduced - July 21, 1955 - for consideration of HR-3383 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate and maintain the Colorado River storage project and participating projects...

H.Res. 317 - Introduced - July 26, 1955 - for consideration of HR-6645 to amend the Natural Gas Act, as amended.

H.Res. 321 - Introduced - July 27, 1955 - for consideration of HR-6309 to authorize construction of the Mississippi River-Gulf outlet.

2nd Session

H.Res. 368 - Introduced - January 12, 1956 - for consideration of HR-6376 to provide for the hospitalization and care of the mentally ill of Alaska...

H.Res. 392 - Introduced - January 31, 1956 - for consideration of HR-7993 to authorize the construction and conversion of certain naval vessels ....

H.Res. 422 - Introduced - March 8, 1956 - for consideration of 5-1271 to authorize the appointment in a civilian position in the Department of Justice of Brigadier General Edwin B. Howard, United States Army, retired.

H.Res. 423 - Introduced - March 8, 1956 - for consideration of S-1272 to authorize the appointment in a civilian position in the Department of Justice of Major General Frank H. Partridge, U.S. Army, retired.

H.Res. 479 - Introduced - April 19, 1956 - for consideration of HR-2840 to promote the further development of public library service in rural areas.

H.Res. 485 - Introduced - April 24, 1956 - for consideration of HR-10660 to amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 to provide additional revenue from the taxes on motor fuel, tires and trucks and buses...

H.Res. 521 - Introduced - June 4, 1956 - for consideration of HR-1840 to strengthen the Robinson-Patman Act and amend the antitrust law prohibiting price discrimination.

H.Res. 526 - Introduced - June 7, 1956 - for consideration of HR-7992 to enact certain provisions now included in the Department of Defense Appropriation Act and the Civil Functions Appropriation Act...

H.Res. 567 - Introduced - July 2, 1956 - for consideration of HR-5731 to permit members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service, and their dependents to occupy inadequate quarters on a rental basis without loss of basic allowance for quarters.

H.Res. 568 - Introduced - July 2, 1956 - for consideration of HR-627 to provide means of further securing and protecting the civil rights of persons within the jurisdiction of the United States.

H.Res. 569 - Introduced - July 2, 1956 - for consideration of HR-10765 to amend the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, as amended.

H.Res. 578 - Introduced - July 5, 1956 - for consideration of S-898 to amend the Interstate Commerce Act with respect to the authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission to regulate the use of motor carriers (under leases, contracts, or other arrangements) of motor vehicles not owned by them, in the furnishing of transportation of property.

H.Res. 587 - Introduced - July 11, 1956 - for consideration of HR-3 to establish rules of interpretation governing questions of the effect of Acts of Congress on State laws. (re pre-emption decision of Supreme Court).

H.Res. 602 - Introduced - July 17, 1956 - for consideration of HR-8902 to amend sub-section 406(b) of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended.

H.Res. 603 - Introduced - July 17, 1956 - for consideration of HR-11261 to extend the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended.

H.Res. 625 - Introduced - July 24, 1956 - for consideration of S-3338 relating to rates charged to public bodies and cooperatives for electric power generated at Federal projects.


85th Congress - 1st Session

HR-2414 Introduced January 10, 1957 (See HR-1778 - 84th Congress)
  Purpose To provide for the appointment of an additional
district judge for the Southern District of Mississippi
  Committee Judiciary - Letter dated January 28, 1957 from
Chairman Emanuel Celler, Judiciary Committee,
stating proposal has been referred to Subcommittee No. 5 for consideration


HR-2415 Introduced January 10, 1957 (See HR-1713-83rd Congress
and previous)
  Purpose To provide for an ad valorem duty on the impor-­
tation of shrimp
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-2416 Introduced January 10, 1957 (See HR-34-84th Congress and
previous)
  Purpose To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of
1946 to provide for more effective evaluation of
the fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of
the Federal Government - (to establish a Joint
Committee on the Budget)


HR-2417 Introduced January 10, 1957 (See HR-9295-84th Congress)
  Purpose To establish rules of interpretation governing questions of the effect of Acts of Congress on State laws (re pre-emption decision of Supreme
Court)
  Committee Judiciary


HR-2418 Introduced January 10, 1957 (See HR 10690-84th Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of
1938 with respect to cotton acreage allotments.
  Committee Agriculture


HR-2419 Introduced January 10, 1957 (See HR-4473-84th Congress)
  Purpose To provide that one floating ocean station shall be
maintained at all times in the Gulf of Mexico to
provide storm warnings for States bordering on the
Gulf of Mexico
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


HR-2629 Introduced January 10, 1947
  Purpose Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue
patents to certain lands in Hancock County,
Mississippi, conveyed as swamp and overflowed
land by the State of Mississippi to private
individuals in 1926.
  Committee Interior and Insular Affairs


HR-5733 Introduced March 7, 1959
  Purpose To extend to certain former employees of the
Bureau of Prisons and Federal Prison Industries,
Inc., certain civil service retirement annuity
benefits for certain service of a hazardous nature.
  Committee Post Office and Civil Service


HR-5903 Introduced March 12, 1957
  Purpose For the Relief of Mrs. Fumi Ishikawa Clark
  Committee Judiciary


HR-6080 Introduced March 18, 1957
  Purpose To provide for the conveyance of certain property
of the United States in Gulfport, Mississippi to the
Gulfport Municipal Separate School District.
  Committee Veterans' Affairs
  Reported amended, August 14, 1957 (House Report 1134)
  Approved August 28, 1957 (P.L. 196-85th Congress) (Copy of bill as report by Committee in folder)


HR-6241 Introduced March 21, 1957 (See HR-482 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To regulate the foreign commerce of the United
States by establishing quantitative restriction on
the importation of hardwood plywood.
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-7279 Introduced May 6, 1957
  Purpose To relinquish any right, title, and interest which
the United States may have in and to certain land
located in Stone County, Mississippi, in order to
clear the title to such land.
  Committee Interior and Insular Affairs


HR-7488 Introduced May 13, 1957
  Purpose To amend the Act entitled "An Act to require
inspection and certification of certain vessels
carrying passengers," approved May 10, 1956, in
order to provide adequate time for the formulation and consideration of rules and regulations to be prescribed under such Act
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


HR-8875 Introduced July 23, 1957 (See HR-937-84th Congress)
  Purpose For the Relief of Mr. and Mrs. George Holden
  Committee Judiciary
  Reported April 23, 1958 Report No. 1643
  Approved August 8, 1958 (Private Law 549-85th Congress)


2nd Session

HR-10775 Introduced February 18, 1958 (See HR-486 and HR-484 -
86th Congress and Rule handled by Congressman
Colmer - 86th - H.Res. 278; also his statement
thereon)
  Purpose To establish rules of interpretation of effect of
Acts of Congress on, State laws; to limit the
appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in
certain cases; and to provide that confessions and
other evidence shall be admissible in United States
Courts
  Committee Judiciary


HR-11215 Introduced March 6, 1958
  Purpose To amend Section 201(b) of the Agricultural Act
of 1949 as amended, relating to price support of
tung nuts and honey
  Committee Agriculture


HR-11933 Introduced April 16, 1958
  Purpose To provide for the conveyance of interests of the
United States in and to uranium, thorium and
other materials in certain tracts of land situated in
Jackson County, Mississippi
  Committee Government Operations
  Reported June 30, 1958 (Report No. 2057)
  Approved August 19, 1958 (Private Law 602-85th Congress)


HR-12387 Introduced May 8, 1958
  Purpose To amend the Mutual Security Act of 1954 to provide military assistance, and to terminate economic assistance, under that Act
  Committee Foreign Affairs


HR-12845 Introduced June 9, 1958 (See HR-1000 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To provide a new farm program for basic agricultural commodities under which excessive and burdensome Federal controls on agriculture will be eliminated, and under which American agriculture will be restored to a free enterprise basis
  Committee Agriculture


HR-12854 Introduced June 9, 1958
  Purpose To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter
into an agreement for relocating portions of the
Natchez Trace Parkway, Mississippi
  Committee Interior and Insular Affairs


HR-13172 Introduced June 26, 1958
  Purpose To amend Section 201(b) of the Agricultural Act
of 1949, as amended, relating to price support on
tung nuts
  Committee Agriculture


HR-13208 Introduced June 30, 1958
  Purpose To amend the Social Security Act and the Internal
Revenue Code of 1954 to extend Social Security
coverage to individuals performing service in connection with production of turpentine and
other gum resin products
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-13491 Introduced July 22, 1958
  Purpose To amend Section 2385, title 18, United States
Code, to define the term "organize" as used in
that section
  Committee Judiciary


Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
85th Congress- 1st Session


H.Res. 123 - Introduced - January 28, 1957 - for consideration of H.J.Res. 117 to authorize the President to undertake economic and military cooperation with nations in the general area of the Middle East...

H.Res. 137 - Introduced - January 30, 1957 - for consideration of HR-3109 to amend the Small Business Act of 1953 to increase the amount available thereunder for business loans.

H.Res. 160 - Introduced - February 11, 1957 - for consideration of HR-4090 to provide a one-year extension of the existing corporate normal tax rate and of certain excise tax rates...

H.Res. 188 - Introduced - March 6, 1957 - re Senate amendments to H.J.Res. 117 and House agreement thereto.

H.Res. 223 - Introduced - April 8, 1957 - for consideration of HR-3476 to facilitate the regulation, control and eradication of plant pests.

H.Res. 259 - Introduced - May 21, 1957 - for consideration of HR-6127 to provide means of further securing and protecting the civil rights of persons within the jurisdiction of the United States.

H.Res. 361 - Introduced - July 24, 1957 - for consideration of S-1856 to provide for the development and modernization of the national system of navigation and traffic control facilities to serve present and future needs of civil and military aviation...

H.Res. 382 - Introduced - July 31, 1957 - for consideration of HR-8525 to amend the Natural Gas Act ....

H.Res. 388 - Introduced - August 7, 1957 - for consideration of HR-469 to protect producers and consumers against misbranding and false advertising of the fiber content of textile fiber products...

2nd Session

H.Res. 437 - Introduced - January 15, 1958 - for consideration of HR-9739 to authorize the Secretary of the Air Force to establish and develop certain installations for the national security ....

H.Res. 465 - Introduced - January 30, 1958 - for consideration of HR-912 to amend the Navy ration statute so as to provide for the serving of oleo­- margarine or margarine.

H.Res. 505- Introduced - March 19, 1958 - for consideration of 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.

H.Res. 511 - Introduced - March 25, 1958 - for consideration of HR-607 to provide for increases in the annuities of annuitants under the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended. Report thereon No. 1562.

H.Res. 531 - Introduced - April 18, 1958 - for consideration of HR-11378 to amend Public Laws 815 and 874, Eighty-first Congress, to make permanent the programs providing financial assistance in the construction and operation of schools in areas affected by Federal activities, insofar as such programs relate to children of persons who reside and work on Federal property... Report thereon No. 1616.

H.Res. 597 - Introduced - June 18, 1958 - for consideration of HR-3 to establish rules of interpretation governing questions of the effect of Acts of Congress on State laws.

H.Res. 598 - Introduced - June 18, 1958 - for consideration of HR-1 1077 to incorporate the Veterans of World War I of the United States of America.

H.Res. 624 - Introduced - July 9, 1958 - for consideration of 5-1411 to amend the Act of August 26, 1950 relating to the suspension of employment of civilian personnel of the United States in the interest of national security.

H.Res. 637 - Introduced - July 17, 1,958 - for consideration of HR-10045 to provide for the sale of all of the real property acquired by the Secretary of Commerce for the construction of the Burke Airport, Virginia.

H.Res. 652 - Introduced - July 29, 1958 - for consideration of HR-12751 to amend the Shipping Act, 1916.


86th Congress - 1st Session

H.J.Res. 278
  Introduced March 2, 1959
  Purpose Authorizing the President to take such steps as he
deems necessary to carry out United States
responsibilities in Berlin
  Committee Foreign Affairs - Copy of draft of above


HR-481 Introduced January 7, 1959 (See HR-2419 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To provide that one floating ocean station shall be
maintained at all times in the Gulf of Mexico to
provide storm warnings for States bordering on the
Gulf of Mexico
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


HR-482 Introduced January 7, 1959 (See HR-6241 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To regulate foreign commerce of the United States
by establishing quantitative restrictions on the
importation of hardwood plywood
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-483 Introduced January 7, 1959 (See HR-2415 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To provide for an ad valorem duty on the impor­
tation of shrimp
  Committee Ways and Means (Copy of HR-8184 - similar bill
by Congressman Preston)


HR-484 Introduced January 7, 1959 (See HR-2417 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To establish rules of interpretation governing
questions of the effect of Acts of Congress on
State laws. (re pre-emption decision of Supreme
Court)
  Committee Judiciary


HR-486 Introduced January 7, 1959 (See HR-10775 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To establish rules of interpretation of the effect of
Acts of Congress on State laws; to limit the
appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in
certain cases; and to provide that confessions and
other evidence is admissable in the United States
Courts.
  Committee Judiciary (See Rules handled by Congressman
Colmer - this 86th Congress - H.Res. 278 and his
statement thereon at that time)


HR-740 Introduced January 7, 1959 (See HR-2416 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to provide for more effective evaluation of the fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of
the Federal government - (to establish a Joint Committee on the Budget) .


HR-1000 Introduced January 7, 1959 (See HR-12845 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To provide a new farm program for basic agricultural commodities under which excessive and burdensome Federal controls on agriculture will be eliminated and under which American agriculture will be restored to a free enterprise basis
  Committee Agriculture


HR-1244 Introduced January 7, 1959
  Purpose To prohibit the importation into the United States
of polluted shellfish
  Committee Ways and Means (See also HR-7754 following)


HR-7754 Introduced June 16, 1959
  Purpose To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for certain investigations and studies by the
Surgeon General of the United States
  Committee Interstate and Foreign Commerce


HR-8093 Introduced July 6, 1959 (See HR-652 - 87th Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, in
order to eliminate the 6 per centum differential
applying to certain bids of Pacific Coast ship­
builders
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries
  Reported July 2, 1960 - House Report No. 2089 (Copy of
bill as reported and working draft in folder)


HR-8094 Introduced July 6, 1959
  Purpose To exclude from coverage under the insurance
system established by title II of the Social Security
Act service performed by individuals in connection
with certain fishing and related activities
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-8095 Introduced July 6, 1959
  Purpose To provide that the tax imposed by the Federal
Unemployment Tax Act shall not apply with
respect to service performed by individuals in
connection with certain fishing and related
activities
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-8999 Introduced September 1, 1959
  Purpose To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for
the establishment of country-by-country quotas
for the importation of shrimps and shrimp products to impose a duty on all unprocessed shrimp imported in excess of the applicable quota, and to impose a duty on processed shrimp and prohibit its importation in excess of the applicable quota
  Committee Ways and Means


2nd Session

HR-9678 Introduced January 18, 1960
  Purpose Provides coverage under the Old Age and Survivors Insurance Program of the Social Security Act for teachers in the State of Mississippi
  Committee Ways and Means (Above legislation incorporated in Social Security Amendments of 1960 and enacted into law)

HR-11 194 Introduced March 16, 1960
  Purpose 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
  Committee Agriculture (HR-10572 [similar bill] enacted into
law - P.L. 517 - 86th Congress)



Rules handled by Congressman Colmer, 86th Congress - 1st Session

H.Res. 153 - Introduced - February 3, 1959 - for consideration of HR-2260 to extend until July 1, 1963 the induction provisions of the Universal Military Training and Service Act; the provisions of the Act of August 3, 1950, suspending personnel strengths of the Armed Forces; and the Dependents Assistance Act of 1950.

H.Res. 212 - Introduced - March 17, 1959 - for consideration of H.J.Res. 257 providing that certain communication activities at the IX Plenary Assembly of the International Radio Consultative Committee to b. held in the United States in 1959 shall not be construed to be prohibited by the Communications Act of 1934 or any other law.

H.Res. 239 - Introduced - April 13, 1959 - for consideration of H.J.Res. 254 to authorize participation by the United States in parliamentary conference with Canada.

H.Res. 277 - Introduced - May 28, 1959 - for consideration of HR-3610 to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to increase grants for construction of sewage treatment works; to establish the Office of Water Pollution Control ....

H.Res. 278 - Introduced - May 28, 1959 - for consideration of HR-4957 to amend chapter 223 of title 18, United States Code, to provide for the admission of confessions; Rules Committee Report No. 404. Copy of HR-4957 as reported by the Judiciary Committee, House Report No. 352. Also, statement by Congressman Colmer and copy of his similar bill HR-10775 introduced in the 85th Congress. (Above refers to the Mallory decision of the Supreme Court).

H.Res. 287 - Introduced - June 5, 1959 - for consideration of HR-7523 to provide a one-year extension of the existing corporate normal-tax rate and of certain excise-tax rates ....

H.Res. 288 - Introduced - June 5, 1959 - for consideration of HR-3 to establish rules of interpretation governing questions of the effect of Acts of Congress on State laws.

H.Res. 299 - Introduced - June 17, 1959 - for consideration of HR-4049 to amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 in order to authorize free or reduced­rate transportation for certain additional persons.

H.Res. 316 - Introduced - June 15, 1959 - for consideration of HR-3216 to amend section 2254 of title 28 of the United States Code in reference to applications of habeas corpus by persons in custody pursuant to a judgment of a State court. . . Report thereon No. 675. Copy of HR-3216 as reported by Committee on the Judiciary in folder.

H.Res. 376 - Introduced - September 3, 1959 - for consideration of HR-9035 to permit the issuance of series E and H United States savings bonds at interest rates above the existing maximum, to permit the Secretary. of the Treasury to designate certain exchanges of Government securities to be made without recognition of gain or loss... Report thereon No. 1140. Copy of HR-9035 as reported by Committee on Ways and Means in folder.

H.Res. 439 - Introduced - February 4, 1960 - for consideration of HR-9331 to increase the authorized maximum expenditure for the fiscal years 1960 and 1961 under the special milk program for children.

H.Res. 497 - Introduced - April 6, 1960 - for consideration of HR-10474 to authorize the construction of modern naval vessels. Copy of HR-10474 as reported by the House Committee on Armed Services and the report thereon No. 1402 in folder.

H.Res. 527 - Introduced - May 12, 1960 - for consideration of HR-10572 to authorize and direct that national forests be managed under principles of multiple use and to produce a sustained yield of products and services...

H.Res. 531 - Introduced - May 18, 1960 - for consideration of HR-7201 to provide for the comprehensive operation of hydroelectric power resources of the United States...

H.Res. 359 - Introduced by Congressman Celler - August 26, 1959 - referred to House Committee on Rules. Reported by Rules Committee with amendments - report thereon No. 1289. This covers consideration of HR-8601, the Civil Rights Act of 1959 - copy of proposal in folder.

H.Res. 633 - Introduced - August 29, 1960 - for consideration of HR-8093 to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, in order to eliminate the 6 per centum differential applying to certain bids of Pacific coast shipbuilders.

H.Res. 636 - Introduced - August 30, 1960 - for consideration of S-2917 to establish a price support level for milk and butterfat.


Box 309
87th Congress - 1st Session

H.Con.Res.361
  Introduced July 31, 1961
  Purpose Sense of the Congress resolution re Berlin
  Committee Foreign Affairs


H.J.Res. 484
  Introduced July 17, 1961 (See H.J.Res. 278 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose Authorizing the President to take such steps as he
deems necessary to carry out United States
responsibilities for Berlin
  Committee Foreign Affairs


HR-648 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-740 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of
1946 to provide for more effective evaluation of
the fiscal requirements of the executive agencies of
the Federal government - (to establish a Joint
Committee on the Budget)
  Committee Rules


HR-649 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-484 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To establish rules of interpretation governing questions of the effect of Acts of Congress on State Laws. (re pre-emption decision of Supreme
Court)
  Committee Judiciary


HR-650 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-2414 - 85th Congress)
  Purpose To provide for the appointment of an additional
district judge for the Southern District of Mississippi
  Committee Judiciary


HR-651 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-481 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To provide that one floating ocean station shall be
maintained at all times in the Gulf of Mexico to
provide storm warnings for States bordering on the
Gulf of Mexico
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


HR-652 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-8093 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, in order to eliminate the 6 per centum differential
applying to certain bids of Pacific coast ship­
builders
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Two drafts of
above proposal in folder) Similar bill, HR-1159,
this Congress, approved by Committee and passed
by the House on April 12, 1962


HR-653 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-8999 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for
the establishment of country-by-country quotas
for the importation of shrimps and shrimp
products, to impose a duty on all unprocessed
shrimp imported in excess of the applicable quota,
and to impose a duty on processed shrimp and
prohibit its importation in excess of the applicable
quota
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-655 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-659 - this Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for certain investigations and studies by the
Surgeon General of the United States of imported
oysters
  Committee Interstate and Foreign Commerce (Not enacted
but agreement with Japanese worked out administratively through Department of State)


HR-656 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-482 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To regulate the foreign commerce of the United
States by establishing quantitative restrictions on
the importation of hardwood plywood
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-657 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-6878 - this Congress)
  Purpose To provide for an ad valorem duty on the impor­-
tation of shrimp
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-658 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-1000 - 86th Congress)
  Purpose To provide a new farm program for basic agricultural commodities under which excessive and burdensome Federal controls on agriculture will be eliminated, and under which American agriculture will be restored to a free enterprise basis
  Committee Agriculture


HR-659 Introduced January 3, 1961 (See HR-655 - this Congress)
  Purpose To prohibit the importation into the United States
of polluted shellfish
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-2634 Introduced January 12, 1961
  Purpose For the Relief of Edward C. Tonsmeire, Junior
  Committee Judiciary


HR-2635 Introduced January 12, 1961
  Purpose For the Relief of Ante Gulam
  Committee Judiciary


HR-5793 Introduced March 21, 1961
  Purpose To amend the Submerged Lands Act to establish
the seaward boundaries of the States of Alabama,
Mississippi, and Louisiana as extending three
marine leagues into the Gulf of Mexico and
providing for the ownership and use of the
submerged lands, improvements, minerals and
natural resources within said boundaries
  Committee Judiciary


HR-6878 Introduced May 8, 1961 (See HR-653 and 657 - this Congress)
  Purpose To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to impose a duty
on shrimps and to provide for duty-free entry of
unprocessed shrimps annually in an amount equal
to imports of shrimps in 1960
  Committee Ways and Means


HR-6891 Introduced May 8, 1961
  Purpose To require the expenditure of 75 per centum of
the funds expended for the conversion, alteration,
and repair of naval vessels to be expended with
private ship repair yards.
  Committee Armed Services


HR-6892 Introduced May 8, 1961
  Purpose To amend the Saltonstall-Kennedy Act so as to
establish an additional fund for fishery research
programs and fisheries rehabilitation and develop­
ment projects
  Committee Merchant Marine and Fisheries


2nd Session

H.Res. 546 Introduced February 15, 1962
  Purpose To amend the Rules of the House of Represen­-
tatives regarding, joint introduction of bills, memorials or resolutions
  Committee Rules (Draft of above in folder)


H.Con.Res.572
  Introduced September 26, 1962 (See H.Con.Res. 361 - 1st
Session)
  Purpose Sense of the Congress resolution re Berlin
  Committee Foreign Affairs


H.J.Res. 859
  Introduced August 23, 1962
  Purpose Authorizing the President of the United States to
issue a proclamation declaring Sir Winston
Churchill to be an honorary citizen of the United
States of America
  Committee Judiciary (Copy of S.J.Res. 218 by Senator
Randolph similar to above in folder)

H.J.Res. 889
  Introduced September 20, 1962
  Purpose Expressing the determination of the United States
with respect to the situation in Cuba and in Berlin
  Committee Foreign Affairs (Manila envelope containing copies
of resolutions, working drafts, foreign policy
speeches, etcetera in folder)


HR-11558 Introduced May 2, 1962
  Purpose To promote the general welfare, foreign policy,
and security of the United States
  Committee Ways and Means (Copy of HR-11418 by Congressman Bailey identical to Colmer Bill in folder)


Rules handled by Congressman Colmer
87th Congress - 1st Session


H.Res. 224 - Introduced - March 13, 1961 - for consideration of S-1173 to authorize the appointment of Dwight David Eisenhower to the active list of Regular Army...

H.Res. 227 - Introduced - March 16, 1961 - for consideration of HR-5000 to authorize certain construction at military installations...

H.Res. 352 - Introduced - June 21, 1961 - for consideration of HR-5963 to amend the General Bridge Act of 1946 with respect to the vertical clearance of bridges to be constructed across the Mississippi River.

H.Res. 378 - Introduced - July 20, 1961 - for consideration of HR-30 granting the consent and approval of Congress to the Northeastern Water and Related Land Resources Compact.

H.Res. 395 - Introduced - August 1, 1961 - for consideration of 5-2311 to authorize additional appropriations for aircraft, missiles, and naval vessels for the Armed Forces...

2nd Session

H.Res. 559 - Introduced - March 8, 1962 - for consideration of HR-10079 to amend Section 104 of the Immigration and Nationality Act...

H.Res. 562 - Introduced - March 13, 1962 - for consideration of HR-9751 to authorize appropriation during fiscal year 1963 for aircraft, missiles and naval vessels for the Armed Forces ....

H.Res. 590 -Introduced - April 5, 1962 -for consideration of HR-1159 to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, in order to eliminate the 6 per centum differential applying to certain bids of Pacific Coast shipbuilders... (See Congressman Colmer's bill HR-652 - 1st Session this Congress).

H.Res. 698 - Introduced - June 21, 1962 - for consideration of 5-1658 to amend the Act of January 2, 1951, prohibiting the transportation of gambling devices in interstate and foreign commerce ....

H.Res. 699 - Introduced - June 21, 1962 - for consideration of HR-10541 to assist States and communities to carry out intensive vaccination programs designed to protect their populations, especially all preschool children, against poliomyelitis, diptheria, whooping cough, and tetanus ....

H.Res. 702 - Introduced - June 21, 1962 -for consideration of HR-11670 to postpone by three months the date on or before which the Securities and Exchange Commission shall report to the Congress the results of its study and investigation pursuant to section 19(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

H.Res. 765 - Introduced - August 16, 1962 - for consideration of HR-12712 to assist the States to provide additional facilities for research at the State agricultural experiment stations.

H.Res. 801 - Introduced - September 21, 1962 - regarding HR-7283 amending the War Claims Act of 1948, as amended, disagreeing to the Senate amendments thereto and agreeing to the Senate's request for a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses.

H.Res. 804 - Introduced - September 21, 1962 - for consideration of S.J.Res. 224 to authorize the President to order units and members in the Ready Reserve to active duty for not more than twelve months . . . .

H.Res. 823 - Introduced - October 2, 1962 - for consideration of HR-13273 authorizing construction, repair and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control . . . .

H.Res. 827 - Introduced - October 4, 1962 - for consideration of H.Con.Res. 570 expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the situation in Berlin.

H.Res. 828 - Introduced - October 4, 1962 - regarding HR-8875 (The Bank Service Corporation Act) agreeing to the Senate amendment thereto.


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LEGISLATION FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1933-1952

73rd Congress through 82nd


(Each date set off by a comma represents a separate folder)


Box 309 Acreage Reduction - 1935-36, 1934 (See also Agriculture [L])

Agricultural Indebtedness - 1942
Box 310 Agricultural - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1944,1943,1942...
Box 311, 312 Agriculture (cont'd) - 1941 June-December, May, April, January-March, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937 August-December, January-July, 1935-36, 1933-34 (See also Acreage Reduction, Agricultural Indebtedness [L] )
Box 313 Air Development Programs - 1939-44

Anti-Lynching - 1937-42 (See also Civil Rights & Judiciary [L] )

Anti-Trust Laws - 1933-39

Appropriations - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1947-48, 1946, 1945,
1944, 1941-42, 1939-40, 1937-38, 1936
Box 314 Armed Services - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1946, 1945 July-December,
January-June, 1943-44, 1941-42, 1939-40, 1938 (See also
National Defense[L])
Box 315 Atomic Bomb - 1945-46

Banking and Currency - 1952, 1951, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1944, 1941-42, 1939-40, 1937-38, 1935, 1933-34, 1933

Bank Deposits, Guaranty of (See also OPA - Price Controls [ L] )
Box 316 Beer Bill - 1933

Bonus Bill - 1934-36 (WWI soldiers' bonus or adjusted service certificates) (See also Veterans [L] )
Box 317 Budget, Joint Committee on - 1952 Part II, Part I

Census - 1936-45

Chain Stores - 1935-40 (See also Taxation, Interstate & Foreign Commerce [L] )

Charters - 1934-36 (Charters of Shrimpers, Oystermen, Trappers Ass'n and Eagles of America)
Box 318 Civil Rights - 1950-52, 1950 (Civil Rights Resolution - manila envelope); 1949, 1948 (formation of House Southern Strategy Group, list of members, copy of resolution adopted 2/20/48, (etceteras Out of State Letters 1948 (See also F.E.P.C. [L] )

Civil Service - 1952-53, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1946, 1945
Box 319 CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) - 1940-42 (See also Forests,
Reforestation [ L] )

Commerce Department - 1945-46

Conservation - 1934-36

Court Reorganization - 1937

District of Columbia - 1950, 1945-47, 1942

Drainage Districts - 1940 (See also Food Control [ L] )

Economy Bill - 1933 (Cutting veterans' disability allowance,
Federal and Congressional salaries, etcetera)

Economic Cooperation Act (Foreign Aid) - 1949-5O
Box 320 Education - 1952, 1951. . .

Education (cont'd) - 1950, 1949 May-December, January-April, 1947-48, 1946, 1945, 1943-44, 1941-42, 1939-40, 1938, 1937.
1935-36, 1934
Box 321 Electrification - 1933-50

F.E.P.C. (Fair Employment Practices Commission) - 1950-52,
1949 Bills, 1945-47, 1945-46
Box 322 Fair Trade Practices - 1938-41

Farm Mortgage Bill - 1933-36

Farm Relief - 1933

Farm Tenant Bill - 1935-40

Federal Communications Commission - Act 1948

Federal Court - 1938-41

Federal Employees - 1948, 1947, 1944, 1943, 1942. . .
Box 323 Federal Employees (cont'd) - 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937
1935-36, 1933-34

Federal Licensing - 1937-38

Federal Trade Commission - Act - 1950

Fish and Game - 1950 Memo on Oyster beds, 1949, copy of 1948 Act, 1941-42 (See also Flood Control 1946 [L])

Flood Control - 1946 Oyster Beds Rehabilitation Report, 1945, 1941-42, 1939-40, 1937-38, 1935-36 (See also Pat Harrison
1939-40 Waterway, Rivers and Harbors [ 1 ] )
Box 324 Florida Canal - 1936

Food and Drug - 1950, 1933-39

Foreign Affairs - 1952, 1951, 1949-50, 1948, 1947-48, 1947,
1947 Foreign Affairs Committee (3 folders for 1947 some of
which were "Loans-Foreign or Foreign Policy", 1946, 1945,
1939-40
Box 325 Forests and Parks - 1949-51, 1947, 1945-46, 1941 (See also
Reforestation [L])

Gasoline Tax - 1933-40 (See also Taxation and Ways and Means
[L])

Hawaiian Statehood - 1950, 1949
Box 326 Health - 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1945 (See also Medicare in Ways
and Means, and Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee
[L])

Highways - 1941-45, 1933-40

Home Loans - 1937, 1935, 1933-34 (See also Housing [L] )

Hoover Commission Report - 1949
Box 327 Housing - 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1945, 1944-43,
1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1937-38, 1936, 1934 (Undated, confidential memorandum from Ernest P. Jones, Jr., an official of
the Federal Housing Administration)

Hurricane Act - 1947-48
Box 328 Immigration and Naturalization - 1951, 1950, 1947-48,
1943-44, 1941-42, 1939-40, 1937-38, 1935-36, 1933-34

Indebtedness (Individual) - 1933 (See also Farm Mortgage Bill
[L]­

Indians - 1937-40

Industrial Credit - 1934-40 (See also RFC and Small Business
[L])

Inflation - 1933-34

Insurance - 1935-44
Box 329 Interstate and Foreign Commerce - 1951-52, 1950, 1948, 1947,
1945, 1944, 1943, 1941-42, 1940, 1939, 1937-38, 1933

Interstate Sales Tax - 1939, 1937-38, 1937 letters of endorsement, 1936

Judiciary - 1952, 1950-51, 1949, 1948, 1946-47, 1938-45

Korean Situation - 1951, 1950 (See also Foreign Affairs,

National Defense, MacArthur Removal [L] )
Box 331, 332 Labor - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1959 August-November, March-July,
January-February, 1949 February-April manila envelope containing forms from constituents on Taft-Hartley Bill; 1948, 1947 July-November, January-June, 1946, 1945, 1944, 1943. . .
Box 333-335 Labor (cont'd) - 1942 May-November April, March, February,
January, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1937-38 Labor's position on Wage and Hour Bill; 1938 June-December, May, April, January­ February, 1937 December, September-November, August, July,
January-June, 1934, 1933-36 Thirty-Hour Week Bill
Box 336 Lobbying - 1950

MacArthur's Removal - 1951 (See also Korean Situations [L] )

Merchant Marine and Fisheries - 1951-52, 1950, 1950-Merchant
Marine Cadet School; 1949-Transfer of exploratory vessels; 1949,
1949-Merchant Marine Cadet School; 1948, 1947, 1946, 1935-45
Box 337 Mineral Leases - 1940-42 (See also Public Lands [ L] )

Mining - 1935-41

Mississippi Legislature - 1950, 1942, 1940

Motion Pictures - 1933-41

Municipal Bonds - 1933
Box 338 National Defense (or National Security) - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1942, 1941. . .

National Defense (cont'd) - 1940 September-December, August, July, January-June, 1933-39
Box 339 National Recovery Administration - 1935-37

National Youth Administration - 1940-43
Box 340 Neutrality - 1942, 1941 November, February-October, January,
1940, 1937-38, 1936
Box 341 Old Age Pensions - 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1943-44, 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937.. .

Old Age Pensions (cont'd) - 1935-Petitions, 1935-36

Patents - 1946-47

Peace - 1944
Box 342 Poll Tax - 1942-43

Post Office and Civil Service ( or Post Offices or Postal Legislation) - 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1947-48, 1945, I 933-44
Box 343 Price Control - 1950-52, 1948, 1946, 1941 (See also Banking &
Currency [L])
Box 344 Public Health - 1941, 1937-40

Public Lands - 1950, 1949, 1946 (See also Forest and Parks [L] )

Public Works - 1951-52, 1933-39 Public Works Administration

Radio - 1934-39 (See also FCC[L] )

Railroads and Railroad Retirement - 1952, 1951, 1949-50, 1947-48, 1940-44, 1938, 1937, 1933-36
Box 345 Railway Employees - 1933-36

Reconstruction Finance Corporation - 1941-42, 1934-35

Reforestation - 1940, 1939, 1933-38 (See also Forests and Parks
[ L] and Civilian Construction Corps [ L] )

Relief - 1941-42, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936 (re: WPA, NYA, PWA)

Box 346
Reorganization, Governmental - 1950-52, 1938

Revenue - 1934-36 (See also Taxation, Ways and Means [LI)

Rivers and Harbors - 1949, 1943-Appropriation Hearings; 1941-49, 1940-42, 1938, 1934-37

Rules Committee - 1951, 1950, 1950-21 Day Rule; 1949, 1946,
1945-46-Equal Rights; 1941-45, 1939-40
Box 347 St. Lawrence River Seaway - 1934-41

Seafood - 1942, 1940, 1937-39, 1934-36

Selective Service - 1941-45 (See Universal Military Service [LI)

Share-The-Wealth - 1935 (Huey Longs proposal)

Small Business - 1945

Social Security - 1951-52, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1943-44, 1941,
1939-40
Box 348 Socialized Medicine - 1950, 1949

Soldier Vote - 1944

States' Rights - 1949, 1948

Sugar - 1941-42, 1930-40

Subsistence Homesteads - 1937

Surplus Property - 1944-48 (See Post-War Committee Files [L])
Box 349 Tariff - 1952-Report of Tariff Commission; 1950-51, 1947, 1941-42, 1940, 1937, 1935
Box 350 Taxation - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949 Part 11, Part 1, 1948, 1947,
1946, 1944, 1943, 1942, 1941, 1939-40, 1938, 1937
Box 351 Tidelands - 1949-51

Transportation - 1935

Tung Oil - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1935-38
Box 352 Un-American Activities - 1949-52, 1945-47, 1942-44, 1941, 1940, 1935-39

Unemployment Insurance - 1935-45
Box 353 Universal Military Service - 1938-50 (See also Selective Service [L])

Utilities - 1935 Part II, Part I

Veterans - 1952, 1951, 1950-Out of State, 1950. . .
Box 354, 355 Veterans (cont'd) - 1949, 1949-No copy of reply attached.
1948, 1946-47, 1944-45, 1942-43, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938
1937, 1935-36, 1933-34
Box 356 War - 1943

War Risk Insurance - 1933-35

Ways and Means - 1950-52, 1946-47, 1945
Box 357 Miscellaneous Legislation - 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949 Part II, Part I, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1944, 1943. . .
Box 358-360 Miscellaneous Legislation (cont'd) - 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936, 1933-35 1934-Unsorted June-December; Unknown date - manila envelope - Petitions re radio and FCC



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LEGISLATION FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1953-56

83rd and 84th Congress



(Each date set off by a comma represents a separate folder)

Box 360 Agriculture - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1954-manila envelope-Forestry
Compacts) 1953
Box 361 Appropriations - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Armed Services - 1956, 1955, 1954; 1953
Box 362 Atomic Energy - 1954-56

Banking and Currency - 1956, 1955, 1953

Budget, Joint Committee on - 1953

Civil Rights - 1956, 1956 (material); 1956 (Mississippi and Civil
Rights - manila envelope); 1948-56 (Civil Rights Miscellaneous -
Congressional Record copy of Southern Manifesto called "Statement of Constitutional Principles," etcetera); 1954, 1956 (Manila envelope with signatures on second Southern Manifesto called "Warning of Grave Danger" - July 13, 1956; 1954, 1953-55
Box 363 District of Columbia - 1956, 1953-54

Education and Labor - 1956 (included Library Services bill
folder)...

Education and Labor (cont'd) - 1955, 1953-54

Foreign Affairs - 1956, 1955, 1954

Forests and Parks (See also Agriculture and Interior [L] )

Government Operations - 1956, 1953-55

Gulfport Memorial Hospital ; 1954 (Transfer of old Navy See
Bee Hospital to City) - manila envelope
Box 364 Health - 1953-54

House Administration - 1956

Housing - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Immigration and Naturalization - 1953

Interior and Insular Affairs - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Interstate and Foreign Commerce - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 365 Judiciary - 1956, 1955, 1955 Dockets of U.S. District Court
Biloxi (recollection is that these were sent to show the need for
an additional judge); 1954, 1953

Labor - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 366 Merchant Marine and Fisheries - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Miscellaneous - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 367 Old Age Pension - 1954 (See also Social Security [L])

Post Office and Civil Service - 1956, 1955, 1954

Public Works - 1956, 1955, 1954
Box 368 Railroad Retirement - 1955-56, 1954

Reorganization - 1953

Rivers and Harbors - 1953-55

Rules Committee - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1953-54 Legislation
before Rules Committee

Small Business - 1955-56
Box 369 Social Security - 1956, 1955, 1954 (See also Old Age Pension
[L])

Statehood - 1955, 1953-54

Sugar - 1955

Tariff - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 370 Taxation - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

Tidelands - 1955, 1953-54
Box 371 Tung Oil -- 1955, 1954, 1953

Un-American Activities - 1955-56, 1953-54

Veterans - 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953
Box 372 Ways and Means - 1956, 1955, 1953-54


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LEGISLATION FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1957

1st SESSION - 85th CONGRESS


Box 372 Agriculture

Alaskan Statehood

Appropriations

Armed Services

Atomic Energy

Banking and Currency

Budget
Box 373 Budget, Joint Committee on

Civil Rights - 1957 Joint letter from House Southern Group to
President Eisenhower; Bill and report of 1957 (manila envelope)

District of Columbia

Education and Labor
Box 374 Foreign Affairs

Government Operations

Housing

Interior and Insular Affairs

Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Judiciary

Merchant Marine and Fisheries

Miscellaneous (unsorted) Pascagoula office
Box 375 Post Office and Civil Service

Public Works

Rules Committee

Small Business

Strategy Group

Veterans

Ways and Means


2nd Session - 85th Congress - 1958

Box 375 Agriculture
Box 376 Appropriations

Armed Services

Atomic Energy

Banking and Currency

Budget, Joint Committee on Civil Rights

Education
Box 377 Foreign Affairs

Government Operations

House Administration

Interior and Insular Affairs

Interstate and Foreign Commerce
Box 378 Judiciary

Merchant Marine and Fisheries

Miscellaneous

Post Office and Civil Service
Box 379 Public Works

Rivers and Harbors

Rural Electrification Administration

Rules Committee

Social Security

Tariff

Tung Oil

Un-American Activities

Veterans
Box 380 Ways and Means



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LEGISLATION FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1959-60

86th CONGRESS

(Each date set off by a comma represents a separate folder)


Box 380 Agriculture

Appropriations

Armed Services

Atomic Energy - 1960

Banking and Currency

Budget - 1960
Box 381 Civil Rights - 1960, 1959-60, 1959

Education
Box 382 Foreign Affairs

Forests and Parks

Government Operations

Housing

Inflation

Interior and Insular Affairs

Interstate and Foreign Commerce
Box 383 Judiciary - 1960, 1959

Labor - 1960, 1959
Box 384 Labor Reform - 1959 (Landrum-Griffin Bill)
Box 385 Merchant Marine and Fisheries - Hearings on Congressman Colmer's bill HR-8093, to eliminate 6% differential to Pacific Shipbuilders (manila envelope)

Miscellaneous

National Federation of Independent Business - 1959

National Security

Post Office and Civil Service

Public Works

Rivers and Harbors
Box 386 Rules Committee

Rules Committee "Purge" - 1960; 1960 replies from colleagues
(See 1961 [ L] files)

Seafood

Social Security

Tariff

Tennessee Valley Authority

Un-American Activities

Veterans - 1960, 1959
Box 387 Ways and Means - Interstate Highway Tax

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LEGISLATION FILES

CORRESPONDENCE - 1961

1st SESSION - 87th CONGRESS


Box 388 Agriculture

Appropriations

Armed Services

Atomic Energy

Budget, Joint Committee on (manila envelope)

Civil Rights

Education
Box 389 Housing

Interior and Insular Affairs

Interstate and Foreign Commerce - June-December, May, January-April
Box 390 Judiciary

Labor
Box 391 Merchant Marine and Fisheries

Miscellaneous

National Federation of Independent Business
Box 392 Post Office and Civil Service

Public Works

Rivers and Harbors

Rules Committee

Rules Committee "Purge" January, February, March, Out of State January, February, March
Box 393 Seafood

Social Security

Tariff

Un-American Activities

Veterans
Box 394 Ways and Means - June-December, January-May



1962 - 2nd Session -87th Congress

Box 393 Agriculture
Box 395 Agriculture - Food Stamp Program

Appropriations

Armed Services (including Civil Defense)

Atomic Energy

Banking and Currency

Civil Rights - Part II, Part I
Box 396 District of Columbia

Education

Education, Federal Aid to (manila envelope containing memorandum, pamphlets, bills, etcetera on future plans of the Office of Education)

Export Controls

Foreign Affairs
Box 397 Forests and Parks

Government Operations

Housing

Inflation

Interior and Insular Affairs

Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Judiciary

Labor

Merchant Marine and Fisheries
Box 398 Miscellaneous

National Federation of Independent Business

Ole Miss (Mississippi University) Riot

Peace Corps

Post Office and Civil Service
Box 399 Public Works

Railroads

Rivers and Harbors
Box 400 Rules Committee

Science and Aeronautics

Small Business

Social Security

States' Rights

Tariff

Un-American Activities

Veterans
Box 401 Ways and Means

Ways and Means - Medicare

Ways and Means - HR-10, Self-employed Pension Fund Proposal

Ways and Means - Taxes

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LEGISLATION FILES

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON POST-WAR ECONOMIC POLICY AND PLANNING
(William M. Colmer, Chairman)

1944-1946



Box 402 Accomplishments of - (memorandum by W. Batson)

Agriculture Sub-Committee

Bills (re: vouchers for travel, salaries, etceteras correspondence re)
1944-47
Box 403 Bills (Office, Stationery room, etcetera)

Correspondence - 1944-1950 (mostly administrative details of the Committee)

Correspondence II - 1944-1947

Correspondence - Special Interest - 1944-46 (letters re reports)

Financing (of business in the transition period) - 1945 Memoranda, statements submitted, etcetera

General - 1945 (largely memoranda on reconversion, draft of report on European trip, copy of "bread and butter" letter to General Eisenhower, Mikoyan, etcetera)
Box 404

Labor - 1946 (strikes in essential industries; points raised re by
William Y. Elliott and responses)

Legislation, post-war - 1944

Letters to be permanently kept - 1944-45 - including, among others, those from:

President Franklin D. Roosevelt - May 27, 1944
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chief of Staff - November 1945
W. Averell Harriman, Ambassador to Russia - November 5, 1945
John J. McCloy, Asst Secretary of War, November 14, 1945
George E. Allen, The White House - November 21, 1945
Prince Hubertus zu Loewenstein - November 17, 1945
Dorothy Thompson, Columnist - December 14, 1945
Donald M. Nelson, President, Society Independent Motion Picture      Producers - March 21, 1946
Bernard M. Baruch - May 15, 1946
John W. McCormack (later Speaker of the House of      Representatives) - May 15, 1945
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chief of Staff - December 18, 1945
W. L. Clayton, Asst Secretary of State - November 23, 1945
James F. Byrnes, Secretary of State (Former Senator and
     Supreme Court Justice, later Governor of South Carolina) -
     November 23, 1945
Walter Brown, Special Asst to the Secretary of State -
     November 20, 1945
John J. McCloy, - Ass't Secretary of War - February 9, 1946
Brigadier General William H. Draper, Director, Office of Military      Government of Germany - December 17, 1945
Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War - July 3, 1944
Chester Bowles, Administrator, Office of Price Administration
     - September 25, 1944

Mississippi Reaction - correspondence with Mississippians about
the Committee and its reports

News Releases (including folder re Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech 1946)

News Releases (file folder) - 1944-45

News Releases (manila envelope) - as released and several drafts

Newspapers - List of - in Congressional Districts of other Members of the Committee

Box 405 Personnel

Public Works - Federal Works Administration survey - 1943

Publicity - clipping re report on European trip and several letters
re

Reports - I through XI and supplement to XI (as printed),
including proof of report with corrections and draft of 8th report, listed below:


I. Settlement of Claims arising from Terminated War contracts - May 12, 1944 - House Report No. 1443 - 78th Congress, 2nd Session
II. Disposal of Surplus Government Property and Plants -August 10, 1944 - House Report No. 1756 - 78th Congress, 2nd Session
III. Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion August 14, 1944 - House Report No. 1759 - 78th Congress, 2nd Session
IV. Economic Problems of the Reconversion Period - September 8, 1944 - House Report No. 1855, 78th Congress - 2nd Session
V. Summary of Activities of the Special Committee - December 14, 1944 - House Report No. 2071, 78th Congress, 2nd Session
VI. The Post-War Foreign Economic Policy of the United States - May 8, 1945 - House Report No. 541, 79th Congress, 1st Session
VII. Post-War Public Works and Reconstruction - July 3, 1945 - House Report No. 852 - 79th Congress, 1st Session
VIII. Economic Reconstruction in Europe -
(a) Confidential Committee Print
(b) Typed Copy
(c) November 12, 1945 - House Report No. 1205      79th Congress, 1st Session

Part II - Statistical Analysis of the Economic Conditions of Selected Countries of Europe and the Middle East - February 7, 1946 - House Report No. 1527, 79th Congress, 2nd Session
IX. The Use of Wartime Controls During the Transition
Period - Part I. - March 4, 1946 - House Report No. 1677, 79th Congress, 2nd Session

Part II. - Appendixes - March 5, 1946 - House Report No. 1677 Part 2, 79th Congress, 2nd Session
X. Post-War Agricultural Policies -
(a) Committee Print No. 3
(b) Galley Proof (Called 9th Report)
(c) August 6, 1946 - House Report No. 2728
     79th Congress, 2nd Session
XI. Final Report - Reconversion Experience and Current
Economical Problems - December 12, 1946 - House
Report No. 2729, 79th Congress, 2nd Session
Supplement to
XI. Economic Reconversion in Europe - Progress Report
December 30, 1946 - H
ouse Report No. 2737, 79th
Congress, 2nd Session

Two Bound Copies of Above Reports

Reports, correspondence on - 1944-46 (letters from colleagues
acknowledging receipt of 6th report and 7th report - also re 9th,
10th and 11th reports, including inter-committee letters)
Box 406 Reports, requests for - January 1947

Reports, requests for - February-April 1947

Reports, requests for - May 1947-48

Resolutions - Post-War Legislation - 1944-46
Copies of resolutions and bills of the committee; correspondence re legislation of the committee

Statements and memoranda by the staff - 1944-46

Statements by Congressman Colmer - 1944-45
Box 407 Statements to Committee

Stalin Interview, memoranda of (originals in manila envelope)

Trip - Itinerary

Trip to Europe - Plans for

Trip to Europe, reaction to - 1945 (courtesy letters, etcetera)

Clippings:

  On Agriculture Report

On Economic Reports - Price control "constructive curbs on labor," foreign loans, foreign trade; post-war construction, post-war tax cut, etcetera

On Public Works

Photostatic copies of clippings on world trade from Stockholm, Cairo, Rome, etcetera re trip
Box 408 Manila envelope containing mementos of trip, especially of Cairo and Athens; autographs; photograph on camel before pyramid; briefings, etcetera

Manila envelope containing mementos of European trip especially of London, including clippings from London papers, memorandum from Dr. Elliott re conversation in London, and guides and roadmaps

Manila envelope - Sweden; digest of reports in Swedish press; autograph by Myrdal (author of "American Dilemma" and at that time members of Swedish Cabinet) of menu, Paris; invitation from Ministere des Finance; notes taken at conference in Paris on August 27, 1945; agenda for visit; menu from RMS Queen Elizabeth, August 19, 1945

Manila envelope - Luxembourg, Frankfurt

Special Committee (Post-War) Vouchers and Cash Book

Executive Director of Committee Folsom's Subject Folders:

  Bibliography

Construction - 1944-45

Contract Termination - 1944

Controls - 1944

Employment
Box 409
  Foreign Trade - 1944

Foreign Trade Report, comments on - 1945

Miscellaneous Pamphlets

Social Security - 1944

Surplus Property - 1944

Taxes - 1944

Unemployment Insurance - 1944


Hearings before Special Committee (Post-War Economic Policy
and Planning) - Parts I through IX***


Subjects or Titles and dates as follows:

I. Contract Termination and Related Matters - March 15, 16, 21, 22, 28; April 13, 17, 18, 19 and May 3, 1944
II. Economic Problems of the Transition Period - May 18,
19, 23, 24, 25, 31; June 1 and 6, 1944
III. Same title as above - June 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15, 1944
IV. Problems of Foreign Trade and Shipping - September
25-29; October 24-27; November 29, 30; December 1, 1944 and January 11, 1945
V. Post-War Agricultural Policy - August 23, 29; December
11-18, 1944; April 25, 26; May 24, 1945
VI. Post-War Public Works and Construction - July 27, 28,
1944; March 13-16; April 4, 1945
VII. The Use of Wartime Controls During the Transitional Period - April 25; June 20, 27; July 6; November 8, 9, 28; December 6, 12, 13, 14, 1945; January 31, 1946
VIII. Financial Problems of the Transitional Period - April 24,
25, 27; May 31, 1945 '
XI. Export of Information Media, Both Government and Private - December 20, 1946

Printed Parts II through V missing (bound volumes presently in use in Congressman's Washington office)

Transcripts of Hearings by Ward and Paul - Full Committee -
March 15 - June 20, 1944; March 13-16, 1945. . .

Transcripts of Hearings - Full Committee (cont'd) - April 20 - December 14, 1945; January 21, 1946

Transcripts Subcommittee on Foreign Trade and Shipping - September 26, 1944 - December 20, 1946

Transcripts Subcommittee on Merchant Marine - September 25-27, 1944

Transcripts Subcommittee on Agriculture - August 23 - December 15, 1944

Transcripts of Hearings - Subcommittee on Agriculture (cont'd)
- December 16, 1944 - May 24, 1945

Duplicate copies of Transcripts of Hearings

Duplicate copies of Transcripts of Hearings (cont'd)

Miscellaneous Pamphlets Submitted to Committee

*** The following appeared before the Committee and gave testimony:

Part I       Contract Termination and Related Matters:

Statement of

Hancock, John M., Advisory Unit for War and Post War       Adjustment Policies, Office of War Mobilization
Clayton, Wm. L., Surplus War Property Administrator
Wilson, Charles E., President of General Motors Corporation
Box 410 Hutchinson, B.E., Vice President, Director, Chairman, Chrysler       Corp., appearing on behalf of Automotive Council for War       Production; and Henry E. Bodman, Director, Packard Motor       Car Corp., and Counsel, Contract Termination Committee,       Automotive Council for War Production
Batt, William L., Chairman, National Planning Association
Green, William, President of the American Federation of Labor
Crawford, F.C., Chairman, Board of National Association of       Manufacturers, and President, Thompson Products Company
Hoffman, Paul G., Chairman, Board of Trustees, Committee for
      Economic Development and President, Studebaker Corporation
Johnston, Eric A., President, Chamber of Commerce of the United       States


Part II       Economic Problems of The Transition Period

Statement of:

Hines, Brig. General, Frank T., Administrator of Veterans' Affairs
Fleming, Major General, Philip B., Administrator, Federal Works
      Agency
Bigge, George E., Member, Social Security Board
Rausenbush, Paul A., Director, Unemployment Compensation,       Wisconsin
Loysen, Milton O., New York State Department of Labor, Division        of Placement and Unemployment Insurance
Holden, Thomas S., President, F. W. Dodge Corporation
Smith, Harold D., Director, Bureau of the Budget
Taylor, Dr. Amos., Director, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic        Commerce, Department of Commerce
Livingston, Morris, Chief, National Economics Unit, Bureau of        Foreign and Domestic Commerce
Williams, Claude A., Executive Director, Texas Unemployment
       Compensation Commission
Pope, Colonel Allen M., President, First Boston Corporation, New
       York


Part III       Economic Problems of The Transition Period

Statements of:

Nelson, Donald M., Chairman, War Production Board
Abbott, Dr. Charles Cortez, Chairman, New England Council
Maverick, Maury, Chairman, Smaller War Plants Corporation
Cameron, D. P., President, Merchants Company of Mississippi
Blucher, Walter H., Executive Director, American Society of       Planning Officials
Chatters, Carl, Executive Director, Municipal Finance Officers       Ass'n
Fennelly, John F., Executive Director, Committee for Economic       Development


Part IV       Problems of Foreign Trade and Shipping

Statements of:

Land, Vice Admiral Emory S., (U.S. Navy, retired), Chairman        United States Maritime Commission
Macauley, Captain, Edward (U.S. Navy, retired) member
Conway, Captain Granville, Deputy Administrator, War Shipping        Administration
Taylor, Wayne C., Under Secretary, U.S. Department of        Commerce
South Trimble, Jr., Solicitor, Department of Commerce
Lyons, Thomas E., Executive Secretary, Foreign Trade Zones        Board
McCoy, H.B., Chief, Division of Industrial Economy, Bureau of        Foreign and Domestic Commerce
Mack, J.A., Director, Field Service, Bureau of Foreign and
       Domestic Commerce
Radnew, William, General Counsel, War Shipping Administration
Schnellbacker, F.E., Chief, Division of Commercial and Economic        Information, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce
Hauser, Philip M., Assistant Director, Bureau of the Census
Ely, J.E., Chief, Foreign Trade Division, Bureau of the Census
Fairchild, LJ., Chief, Division of Trade Standards, Bureau of        Standards
Burden, W.A.M., Assistant Secretary of Commerce
Stanton, C.I., Deputy Administrator, Civil Aeronautics        Administration
Smith, Lt. Commander, Paul, Chief, Aeronautical Chart Branch,
       Coast and Geodetic Survey
Reichelderfer, F.W., Chief, Weather Bureau
Currie, Lauchlin, Deputy Administrator, Foreign Economic        Administration
Dye, Alexander V., Consultant, National Foreign Trade Council
Rosenthal, Morris S., Ex. Vice President, Stein, Hall & Company
Minor, Clark H., President, International General Electric Company,        New York
Wolf, George W., President, United States Steel Export Company,
       New York
Otterson, John E., American Maritime Council
Patchin, R.H., Vice President, W.R. Grace & Company, New York
Hoover, Calvin B., Dean, Graduate School, Duke University,
       Durham, N.C.
Roth, Almon E., President, National Federation of American
       Shipping, Washington
Clayton, W.L., Surplus War Property Administrator
May, Stacy, Chairman, Committee on International Policy, National        Planning Association, Washington
Acheson, Dean, Assistant Secretary of State
Pierson, Warren Lee, President, Export-Import Bank, Washington
Smith, H. Gerrish, President, Shipbuilders Council of America


Part V       Post-War Agricultural Policy

Statements of:

Hon. Claude R. Wickard, Secretary of Agriculture (accompanied by       Howard R. Tolley and Bushrod Allin, of the Bureau of       Agriculture Economics)
Sherman E. Johnson, Bureau of Agricultural Economics
Box 411 Hon. Marvin Jones, War Food Administrator
Theodore W. Schultz, Professor of Agricultural Economics,       University of Chicago
L.J. Norton, Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of       Illinois
John Brandt, President, Land O'Lakes Creameries, Minneapolis,       Minn.
Karl Brandt, Food Research Institute, Stanford University,       California
Allen R. Kline, President, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
Oscar Heline, President, Farmer Grain Dealers Association
Noble, Clark, Chairman, Committee on Post-War Agricultural       Policy, Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities
John Black, Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Edward A. O'Neal, President of the American Farm Bureau       Federation
Mrs. Charles W. Sewell, Director, Associated Women of the       American Farm Bureau Federation
Russell Smith, Legislative Secretary, National Farmers Union
G.N. Winder, President, National Wool Growers Association
J.B. Wilson, Chairman, Legislative Committee, National Wool       Growers Assn
Congressman Adolph J. Sabath, Chicago, Illinois
Fowler McCormick, President of the International Harvester Co.,
      Chicago, Illinois
Arnold P. Yerkes, Supervisor of Farm Practice Research,        International Harvester Company
LH. Hull, Manager of the Indiana Farm Bureau Cooperative       Association
Horace B. Davis, United Farm Equipment and Metal Workers of       America, Congress of Industrial Organizations
J.K. Gailbraith, New York City, N.Y.
Joseph S. Davis, Director, Food Research Institute, Stanford       University, California
Edwin G. Nourse, Vice President, Brookings Institution       Washington, D.C.


Part VI       Post-War Public Works and Construction

Statements of:

LaGuardia, Fiorello H., Mayor, City of New York
Lyons, James J., President, Borough of the Bronx
Nathan, Edgar J., Jr., President, Borough of Manhattan
Fitzgerald, Maurice A., Commissioner of Borough Works, Queens
Catherwood, Martin P., State of New York Commissioner of        Commerce
Walton, Harry M., Jr., Delaware County, New York
Pirnie, Malcolm, President, American Society of Civil Engineers
Upham, Charles M., Director, American Road Builders Association
Moses, Robert, Park Commissioner, City of New York
Church, Stanley W., Mayor, City of New Rochelle
McSpedon, Howard, President, Building and Construction Trades       Council
Butschy, Fred, Chairman, Joint Committee of Building Trades       Employers and Building and Construction Trades Council
Sheridan, Arthur V., Editor, American Engineer
Taft, Thomas K., Cornwall, New York
Jonas, James A., President, Orange County Chamber of Commerce
Shipp, E. Maltby, Chairman, Newburgh (ICY,) Planning Board
Bush, Peter H., Ex. Chief Engineer, Orange County Planning Board
Heins, Oscar J., Staff Supervisor, Rockland County Planning Board
Ambrey, Richard F., Member of Board of Supervisors, Rockland
      County
Box 412 Dick, Harry A., President, the Association of General Contractors        of America, Inc.
Hedges, M.H., Director of Research, International Brotherhood of
       Electrical Workers
Kelly, Edward J., Mayor, City of Chicago, Illinois
Weeks, Donald C., Director of Michigan Planning Commission
Sabath, A.J., Congressman from Chicago, Illinois
Gorski, Martin, Congressman from Chicago, Illinois
Link, William W., Congressman from Chicago, Illinois
Bonner, John F., Assistant to City Attorney, Minneapolis,       Minnesota
Anderson, Robert L., Superintendent of Public Works, Winnetka,
      Illinois
O Brim, T.J., Congressman from Chicago, Illinois
Wallace, James E., City Manager, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Rhomberg, A., City Manager, Dubuque, Iowa
Richards, Glenn, Director of Public Works, Detroit, Michigan
Bossert, H. Dale, Director of Planning, Illinois Post-War Planning
      Commission, Chicago, Illinois
Kinsey, Milton N., President, Board of Public Service, St. Louis,
      Missouri
Hurless, V.H., Construction Accountant and Auditor, Milwaukee,
      Wisconsin
Ames, John, City Manager, Ames, Iowa
Ludwig, C.T., Secretary, Minnesota League of Municipalities,
       Minneapolis, Minnesota
Howell, Leonard, City Manager, Port Huron, Michigan
Chatters, Carl, Executive Director, Municipal Finance Officers        Ass'n, Chicago, Illinois
Bean, George, City Manager, Pontiac, Michigan
Beams, R.C., Fort Wayne, Indiana
Youkey, W. Vincent, Mayor, Crown Point, Indiana
Graham, Ralph C., Superintendent of Public Works, Davenport,
        Iowa

Part VII        The Use of Wartime Controls During The Transitional                      Period

Statements of:

Krug, J.A., Chairman, War Production Board
Rubicam, Raymond, Research Committee, Committee for Economic        Development
Bowles, Chester, Administrator, Officer of Price Administration
Silvey, Ted F., Chairman, CIO Reconversion Committee
Box 413 Green, John, National President, Industrial Union of Marine and       Shipbuilding Workers of America
Synder, John W., Director of War Mobilization and Reconversion
Wason, Robert R., Chairman, Reconversion Council of the National       Association of Manufacturers
Airey, John, President, King-Seeley Corporation, Ann Arbor,       Michigan, Chairman, War Controls Committee of the National       Association of Manufacturers
Randall, Clarence B., Vice President, Inland Steel Company,       Chicago, member of the Labor Legislation Committee of the       National Association of Manufacturers
Small, John D., Administrator, Civilian Production Administration
Seidel, Robert A., Vice President and Comptroller, W.T. Grant
      Company
Flanders, Ralph E., President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
      and Chairman Research Committee, Committee for Economic       Development
Ney, Jerome, Deputy Administrator, Office of Price Administration        in charge of Price
Goodman, Leo, Secretary, CIO Cost-of-Living Committee
Warne, Colston E., President, Consumers Union of the United
      States, Inc.
Somers, Mrs. Laura, Representing the League of Women Shoppers
Hyslop, Miss Edith, Representing the American Association of       University Women


Part VIII       Financial Problems of The Transitional Period

Statements of:

Fennelly, John F., Chairman, Small Business Committee of the
      Investment Bankers Association of America
Draper, Ernest G., Member, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve
      System
Folger, John Clifford, President, Investment Bankers Association
      of America, Inc.
Steinmetz, J. Wilson, Banker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Schram, Emil, President, New York Stock Exchange
Hanes, Robert M., President, Wachovia Bank & Trust Company,
      Winston-Salem, N.C., and Chairman, Post-War Small Business       Credit Commission, American Bankers Association
F. Eberstadt, partner firth of F. Eberstadt & Company, New
      York, N.Y.

Part IX       Export of Information Media, Both Government and                   Private

Statements of:

Johnston, Eric, President, Motion Picture Association of America,
      presented by Mr. Jack Bryson, public relations representative of       the association
Nelson, Donald, President, Society of Independent Motion Picture
      Producers
Hulten, Charles, Deputy to Assistant Secretary of State William
Benton, Department of State
Begg, John M., Chief, International Motion Picture Division,
      Department of State
Golden, Nathan D., Consultant for Motion Pictures, Department
      of Commerce
Brown, Winthrop G., Chief, Commercial Policy Division,       Department of State
O'Hara, Joyce, Assistant to Mr. Eric Johnston, President, Motion
      Picture Association
Harmon, Francis, Vice President, Motion Picture Association
Mayer, Gerald, Associate Manager, International Department,
      Motion Picture Association
Milliken, Carl E., Secretary, Motion Picture Association
Box 415-417 Ruml, Beardsley, Chairman, National Planning Ass'n Business       Committee
Colean, Miles L., Consulting Architect
Holden, Thomas S., President, F.W. Dodge Corporation
Palmer, Edward P., Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Cleary, Edward J., Managing Editor, Engineering New-Record
Other witnesses
Box 418, 419 Miscellaneous publications submitted to committee

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THE COLMER PAPERS

SPECIAL FILES

NEWSLETTERS - 1935-1960

74th Congress through 86th


(Each paragraph below covers the topics in an individual newsletter)


74th Congress - 1935-36

Box 420 Bills Introduced Opening Day of 74th Congress (January 18, 1935); HR-1; Soldiers' Bonus Bill (by Congressman Patman)

The Budget of The United States Government for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 1936 (January 18, 1935)

Emergency Crop Loans; Old Age Pension Legislation; More About the Payment of The Adjusted Service Certificates (Soldiers' Bonus)

World Court; Baby Bonds; Reconstruction Finance Corporation

The President's Unemployment and Public Works Bill; Amendment to Cotton Bill

Legislation appropriating $500,000 for the investigation and control of marine organisms injurious to shellfish - Congressman Colmer one of the active sponsors

Economic Security Act; Old Age Pensions: Congressman Colmer's statement before the Ways and Means Committee

The Supreme Court and the Gold Decision

Additional Home Loan Funds

Tung Oil

The Progress made by the Congress through the first twelve weeks and status of important pending legislation; Expectation that session will continue into summer

Two Bale Exemption; Screw Worm Control; Veterans Adjusted Service Certificates (Soldiers' Bonus)

Work-Relief Program; Pink Slip Repeal - provision in revenue bill passed in 73rd Congress for the publication of the gross income and the deductions made by each person filing an income tax return

Bill introduced by Congressman Colmer providing for a commissioner in Mississippi to hear war-risk insurance cases; A New Bankhead Bill (to make loans to tenants to purchase land); Promise To Support Bills

Old Age Pensions; Cherry Blossoms

Social Security Bill; Maternal and Child Welfare; Crippled Children; Child Welfare Services; Public Health Service; Vocational Rehabilitation

Farm Census Figures (1935 Census of Agriculture); Highway Apportionment for Mississippi under work-relief bill); Farm Credit Administration

Work-Relief; Bankhead Tenant Bill; Appeals on Allotments

Public Works; Soldiers' Bonus

Work-Relief Projects; Farmers in Washington (meeting of Southern Farmers in Washington); Railroad Retirement Act

So-Called Bonus (veto by President); Jobs

Decision by Supreme Court holding the National Industrial Recovery Act unconstitutional

Skeleton N.R.A. To Be Continued; Frazier-Lemke Farm Act (permitting a farmer to petition for bankruptcy, etcetera) declared unconstitutional by Supreme Court; Federal Land Bank

Old Age Pensions; Holding Company Bill

New Taxes on Wealth; Government Aid For The Youth of America; Rural Electrification

Adjournment (possibly middle July); Social Security Bill; Spanish American War Pension; Appropriation For Perfecting Syrup Blending Process

Cotton Adjustment Program

National Youth Administration; Federal Old Age Pension Funds Must Be Matched By State; Tennessee Valley Authority Bill Passes

Tax The Wealthy Bill; Bus and Truck Transportation

Banking System; Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Chain Stores; Rural Electrification; Adjusted Service Certificates; Old Age Pensions

Session (adjournment of First Session of 74th Congress)

Cotton Adjustment Program: Free Seafood Inspection; Adjusted Service Certificates; Final Newsletter (1st Session - 74th Congress)


2nd Session - 1936

  Congress Opens (2nd Session - 74th Congress); Short Session (expected)

A.A.A. (held to be unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; House Passes Adjusted Service Certificates (Soldiers' Bonus) Bill

Substitute A.A.A.; Baby Bond Bill; Neutrality

Farm Tenancy In Mississippi; Session (so far)

How To Get Your Bonus Bond

Farm Legislation; Ginners, Washington Winter

New Farm Program; Not Entirely Satisfactory; Provisions Of The Bill

Bonus Bonds Not Transferable; Supreme Court; Feed Loans; Neutrality

Session; Farmers' Bulletins

New Tax Program; President's Suggestions; Other Plans Under Study

Cotton Pool; Seed Loan Vetoed; Tightening of the Purse Strings

Relief

Checks Under A.A.A. Contracts; Farmers' Bulletins; Federal Housing Act Extended; Radio Speech (by Congressman Colmer on neutrality)

Payments Under New Farm Program; Excise Taxes Under the Social Security Bill

New Rural Electrification Bill; Breakdown of Relief Figures

Congress; Ear-Marking of Relief Funds

Bonus Bonds To Be Mailed by June 15th; Business Will Benefit

Vocational Education; Tung Oil

Frazier-Lemke Bill Turned Down (provisions of bill would have,
permitted farmers to refinance their indebtedness at an annual interest rate of 1 1/2%, etcetera); Back To The Farm

Hattiesburg Division of Federal Court; Ginners

Oyster Project; Shrimp Inspection; Reforestation Land

A.A.A. Benefits; Vetoes (by President Roosevelt)

Rural Rehabilitation; Free Seafood Inspection

Adjournment; Relief

Death of Speaker Byrns

74th Congress Ends; First Session; Second Session; Final News­letter for this Session


75th Congress - 1st Session - 1937

 

Then and Now (The inaugural address of the President in 1937 as compared to March 1933)

Problems Facing the 75th Congress; Work Done (so far); membership of the 75th Congress

Congress Meets; The President Speaks; Statistics

Federal Allotment for Old Age Assistance; Interstate Sales Tax

Farm Tenant Legislation; Housing; Federal Aid for Education; Federal Employment; Civil Service

Reorganization; Civil Service

Cotton Classing for Farmers; Odds and Ends

Housing; Compensation for CCC injuries; Crop Insurance

Cashing In; March Fourth

Old Age Pensions

Committee Turns Down Aid to Tenants; Social Security in Mississippi; Government Ownership of Federal Reserve Banks; Permanent CCC

Automobiles Run on Charcoal; Veterans' Government Insurance; Three Cent Postage

The Supreme Court (President's proposal to appoint one extra judge for each Justice over 70 years of age, with fifteen set as the maximum number on the Bench)

Economy; PWA (Public Works Administration)

Farm Tenant Legislation; Sweet Potato Weevil

Only One Bank Failure: Tung Oil Experiment Station; Federal Aid For Education

Supreme Court Changes; Anti-Lynching Laws

Farm Interest Rate; Shrimp Inspection To Continue; CCC

A Fair Deal To Home Merchants; Social Security

Work Done (fifth month of session); A Look Ahead

Labor Standards; Relief

New Uses For Cotton; Supreme Court Proposal

Natural Resources; PWA; Farm Interest Rates

Tax Evasion; Old-Age Assistance

Railroad Retirement; CCC; Municipal Bankruptcy; Farm Tenancy; Adjournment

Work Done; Refund of Cotton Exemption Certificates

Revised Court Plan; Labor Standards Bill; Boy Scout Jamboree

Federal Insurance of Bank Deposits; Joseph T. Robinson, Majority Leader in the Senate (death of)

Court Bill Dead; Barkley (Senator Alben W. of Kentucky) New Leader; Crime; Federal Credit Unions

Farm Tenant Bill; Agricultural Conservation Benefits; Hot Weather and Adjournment

Farm Bill; Wages and Hours; Black To The Supreme Court

Veterans and Their Dependents; Farm Legislation; Wages and Hours Legislation

Adjournment; Carried Over

Final; Next Session; Conclusion



2nd Session - 1937

  Congress Has Settled Down; (Recalled by President - extraordinary session); Farm Legislation; Idle Lands

Farm Legislation; Dissatisfaction; Outcome Doubtful; Domestic Allotment Plan; Wages and Hours

Farm Bill Passes House; Wages and Hours; WPA Increased Employment; Interstate Sales Tax

Housing Legislation; Vote on War; Highway Money

Adjournment; Farm Legislation; Wages and Hours; Holidays


3rd Session - 1938

  Congress Reconvenes; Rural Electrification; Buying New Farms;
Farm Foreclosures

Foreward; The President's Message; Strategy; Farm Program

Business and The President's Message; Unemployment; Budget

Appropriation Bills; National Defense

War Referendum; The Lynching Bill; Sixteen Cent Cotton

Widow's Pensions; Wages and Hours; Housing

Rural Electrification; The Program in South Mississippi; Crop

Production Loans; Anti-Lynch Bill

Rural Electrification; Wages and Hours

Relief; Farm Bill; Sweet Potato Starch

Cotton Allotments; T.V.A.; South Mississippi A Battleground;

Chain Stores; Parity Prices; Rural Routes

Starch Plant; Stamp Glue From Sweet Potatoes

Farm Bill; Big Navy; Starch Again; Tax Bill

Navy Bill; Spring; President's Health

Farm Act Amended; Rural Electrification Appropriation

Continuation of CCC Camps; How Our Farmers Voted; Parity
Prices; Reorganization Bill

Fear; The President's Message

Agriculture Appropriation; Federal Aid Highways

Wages and Hours; Rental Checks; Advertising Mississippi

Pump Priming; WPA Wage Scale; Farmers Eligible For WPA

Permanent and Total Disability Pensions; Highways and Roads

Parity Farm Prices; National Air-Mail Week

Wages and Hours Bill; Exemptions; Conference; Adjournment;
Honor To Mississippi

Tenant Purchase Program; Tung Oil Laboratory; Adjournment

Adjournment; Relief; Purchase of Surplus Commodities; Wages
and Hours

Congress Adjourns; Resume; Final Newsletter


76th Congress - 1st Session - 1939

  A New Congress is Convening

President's Message; Increased Appropriations; Future Course;
Problems

Congress Is Moving Slowly and Cautiously; Freight Rates

Aid To The Aged, The Blind, And Dependent Children

Organization; Relief

Increase In Widows' Pensions; Social Security Taxes

Representative Government Celebrates Its 150th Birthday

Committees Active; Tax On Federal And State Employees

Relief; Mississippi Built Ships

Loans For Small Business; Fingerprinting of Aliens

Public Health; "There Ain't No Santa Claus"

Parity For Cotton; Old Age Pensions


Parity Payments To Farmers; W.P.A. Appropriation; United States Defenses

Barter of Cotton for Raw Materials; Housing; Relief Funds

War; Farm Bill

Reorganization; R.F.D.

The Cotton Situation; Wage and Hour Changes; Aid To Tenants

Wage and Hour; Session

Wage and Hour; AAA Payments: Benefits In Counties of the Sixth District

Agriculture Appropriation; Idle Savings

Townsend Bill; Super Multiplied Sales Tax; Constitutionality; 12
Citizens Pay One Citizen $2400 a Year; Tax On Poor; Present
Law For Aged; Social Security Law to be Amended; How Much
Would the Tax Proposed Bring In

Pensions and Royalty; Increased Pensions for the Aged

Relief; Important Changes; A Fair Deal for the South on Relief
Adjournment

Farm Parity Payments; Lending Proposal

Fiscal Year; Relief; Neutrality

Old Age Assistance; Neutrality; McNutt

Social Security; Espionage; Neutrality

Adjournment; Special Session; Federal Employees Barred From
Political Activity; Youth

Wage and Hour; "Area of Production"; Housing

Adjournment; Controversies; Social Security; Final Letter



2nd Session - 1939

  Foreword; Special Session; President's Message; Neutrality

Congress has gone through the second week of the extraordinary
session . . . .; House Has Passed Bill (Neutrality Bill); Thirty Days
Debate; The Question

Senate Debate; Highlights

Neutrality and American Shipping

Floods and Drouth; Neutrality

Senate Passes Neutrality Bill; Salient Points

Adjournment; Neutrality; No American Participation; Final Newsletter


76th Congress - 3rd Session - 1940

  Introductory; President's Address; The Budget; Anti-Lynching Bill

Anti-Lynching Bill; Jackson Day Dinner; The Weather

Economy; Judiciary; Agricultural Yearbooks

Dies Committee Continued; The House of Representatives

Reciprocal Trade Agreements; Parity Payments for Farmers; Stamp Plan Popular

Agricultural Appropriations Bill; What Cut Means; Parity for the
Farmer; R.E.A. Lightens Farm Drudgery

150 Years of Census Taking Reflect History of Our Growth

Session; Guam; Youth Congress

Steam Pollution; Parity Payments To Farmers; Camp Shelby

Interest On Land Bank Loans; Rural Area Hospitals

FSA Program in the Sixth District; Farm Parity Payments

Parity Payments; Organizing For Fight; Hatch Act; Adjournment
of Congress

CCC And NYA

Veterans and Their Dependents; Home Ownership Encouraged

Reapportionment Bill; No Party Division Here; Cherry Blossoms;
War Talk

Cotton Insurance; What It Means; Mineral Rights

Neurtrality Act Is Working: Administrative Review; Wages and
Hours

Wages and Hours; Parity Payments; Adjournment

Transportation Bill; European Affairs

The European Crisis; President's Message; Does Not Mean War

Busy Days; Fifth Column; Ship Launching

Busy Days; Defense Bills; Fifth Column Activities; Relief Bill; Adjournment; Politics

War Taxes; 1932 and 1939--A Comparison; Labor Board Amendments

The New Air Program; Camp Shelby; Adjournment

No Adjournment In Sight; Critical Period in History of America; Public Opinion; Compulsory Military Training

Registration of Aliens; Defense Taxes; Jobs in Connection with the Defense Program

Recess; Work Done, Work Ahead

No Aggression; No New AEF; Total Defense; Recess

Roosevelt Again; Wallace For Vice President; Farley Drops Out

Reaction to Democratic Convention; Congressional Activities; Rural Electrification

Compulsory Military Service; Draft Money As Well As Manpower; Shake-up in Administration; Embargo On Japan

Benefits From Defense Program; Camp Shelby; Active Duty in National Guard

National Guard Mobilization; Selective Service Bill; Five Billion More For Defense

Draft Bill; Aid To England; Conscription of Wealth; Fifth Column

National Defense; Selective Service; Camp Shelby; Population of Mississippi

Speed Up; New American Planes; Recess

Selective Compulsory Military Training and Service Act; State Quotas Given Credit For Those In Service; Draft Property Same as Manpower

Selective Compulsory Military Training; National Defense Employment; Adjournment

Camp Shelby; Jobs At Camp Shelby; Speaker Bankhead

Military Service Schedule; Voluntary Training; Camp Shelby

Plowshares Into Swords; Airports; Recess

Recess; Selective Service; Quotas; Men For Defense

Control of The House; Civil Liabilities of Trainees

Pay To Trainees; Home Guard; Far East

Election; Soldiers Cannot Buy Out; Trainee Replacement; Tags For Selectees

Adjournment; National Politics; The War; Aid For Great Britain

Appropriations For National Defense; Defense Program Benefits; Lame Duck Session of Congress

No Adjournment; Session; Moving Day

Draft Rejections High; Double Budget; Plane Production Program

Reapportionment; Shifts in Population; Democracies Lead In Shipbuilding Capacity

Tasks Facing The New Congress; Christmas Greetings

Record Session; World War Service; Compensation of Mississippi Veterans




77th Congress - 1st Session - 1941

Box 421 New Congress; Ships; Neutrality

Seventy-Seventh Congress; President's Message; Another
Registration Day; Sinful Influence Banned In Army; Stiffer Taxes

The Inauguration; British Aid Bill; Governor Johnson Entertained

The President's Message; The Congress; Committees; Mississippi
Members

Navy Defense; Supplemental Cotton Program; British Aid Bill

British Aid Bill; The Draft Behind Schedule; How Hitler Conquered

Aid to Britain Bill; Modern Warfare; Rural Electrification

Recent Report of the Census. . .; Dies Committee; Debt Limit; Service for Defense

Strikes on Defense Projects; Aliens; Motorizing the Army

Pensions for the Aged; Army Recreational Areas on the Gulf Coast; The Army's Navy; Foreign Propaganda

Defense Benefits; Parity for Farmers; Pat Harrison (congratulations)

Arsenal for Democracy; Plight of the Cotton Farmer; Camp Shelby Largest National Guard Camp

New Defense Project; Camp Shelby First Training Center Completed; Strikes on Defense Projects

Defense Cost Double That of World War; Financing Defense; Taxation

Air School; Parity Payments

Taking Stock on the Legislative Program; A Look Ahead

State Cooperation in the Defense Program; Bad Conduct Discharges; Defense Items

Defense Strikes; Taxes; A Million and A Half Under Arms

Defense Strikes Legislation; Boom Town; Well Fed; Tax Bill

Seizure of Foreign Vessels; Defense Areas; Share Croppers; Defense Items

Parity for Farmers; Rural Electrification; Hawaiian Defense; Preparedness

Civilian Defense; Relief

The First Year; Defense Bonds into Defense Equipment; Several Trains to Fill One Ship; Parity Payments

The First Defense Year - The Army; A New--Or Old--Style Army

The First Defense Year--The Navy; The First Defense Year--The Air Force; Defense Strikes

WPA Reduced; Cotton Crop Insurance; Pensions for World War Dependents; Selective Service Amendments

AAF; Ships; Cotton Not King of American Agriculture

All-Time Highs; Collection of Old Aluminum; Selective Service

Pat Harrison (death of and tribute to)

Taxes; Sixty American` Expeditionary Forces; Price Fixing

Selective Service; Soldiers and Labor; All-Time Highs

Retention of Selectees in Training Camps; Daylight Saving Time; U.S. Planes to Give British Control of the Air

Tax Bill; Draft Extension; Price Control; Native-Born; Air Ferry to England

Keesler Field, Mississippi; Decrease in Rate of Growth; Veterans Pensions; Soil Survey

Freezing of Government Cotton; Freight Rates; Defense Boom; Recess

Release from Service; Applications for Discharge or Transfer; Draft Publicity; Credit Control

Toward a Well-Trained Army; Aircraft Engine Production; Draft Boards to Help Released Selectees Find Jobs

New Defense Board; Taxes; Southern Pine Lumber

Auto Production; Cadetships in the Merchant Marine; Dishonorable Discharges

Prosperity Comes Again to the Farmer; Lend-Lease Aid

Sixty Billion for Defense; Liberty Fleet Day; Units of the Army

Deportation of Bridges; Congressional Program; Price Fixing

Social Security; Modern Warfare; Congressional Elections

Draft Rejections; Nurses Needed; Arming Merchant Ships; REA Generating Plant for South Mississippi

Coast Guard Academy; Work Stoppages in Defense Industries Continue; Efforts to Prevent Speculative Farm Boom; Small Business

Aliens; Portable Runway for Airplanes; Liberal Furloughs for Trainees; Thanksgiving Date Nailed Down

Armistice Day--Twenty-Three Years Later; The Statue of Liberty

Price Control; Neutrality Repeal

Price Control; Christmas Furloughs; National Airport

Thanksgiving; Price Control; Strikes

Defense Strikes; Eight Billion More for Defense

War; What It Means

New Selective Service Bill; Small Business; Soil Conservation Program Extended; Limited Censorship; Rubber Rationing; Christmas Recess

The Prime Minister's Speech; Favorable Outlook For Farmers; Navy Commission Open to College Men

First Session of 77th Congress Expires; Meeting the Rubber Problem; Indemnities for Kin of Casualties; Maritime Cadet Training Intensified



2nd Session - 1942

  All-Out Production for All-Out Victory; Useless Expenditures;
Aircraft Carriers; Federal Auto Use Tax

Donald M. Nelson; Labor and Capital; Army Expansion

Report to The Nation; Daylight Saving Time; Alien Control

Manpower; Rome Fiddling

Record Appropriations; Pearl Harbor (report on); No News Is Good News

Only Eight Bank Failures; Allotments for Dependents; Private Claims; Special Marine Corps

Pacific Situation; Down to Business; Sugar Rationing

Women in the Army; Farm Labor Shortage; Induction of Selectees; Applications for Army Commissions; Governor Longino

Streamlining the Army; Men with Dependents can Volunteer as Officer Candidates; Votes for Service Men; Another Thin Line

Non-Defense Expenditures; Military Victory the Important Objective; More Pay for Soldiers

Sentiment at Home; Non-Defense Expenditures-(continued); Man Power in Australia; General MacArthur

Aid to Dependents of Servicemen; Cotton Loans; The War Program

Get in the Scrap; AAA Payments for 1941; Army Pay Increase; Registration

Bataan Peninsula; War Funds Backlog; War Profits

Price Ceilings Set; Labor Legislation

War Bonds; Ships; Radio Detectors

The Flag, Its Use and Abuse

Production Progress Encouraging; Increased Pay for Soldiers; Highest Paid in the World

The War; Production; Congress

Army Specialist Corps; 3 1/2 % Farm Loans; "Women's Army"; The Maws of War

The War; Midway; Family Allowance for Dependents of Enlisted Men

News from Soldiers Abroad; Totally Disabled Veterans Pensions Raised; Local Meat Inspection

Family Allowance of Servicemen; World War I Census Information

War Effort; The 18-19 Age Group; WPA-Reduction; Medals

Air-Power; Draft Outlook

Ships and More Ships the Need; "Dear Fellow American:" - (to
shipbuilders)

Supply Bills; Tax Bill; An Education Army; Specialist Corps

Inflation Control; The Rubber Situation

The War

77th Congress; Eonomics on Non-Essentials; Soldiers' Vote Bill; Tenant Farm Purchases

Lease-Lend Air; Shipping; Over-All Rationing; Army Health

A Healthy Army; CCC Discontinued; NYA to Continue; The War

Women at War; Ship Construction; Feeding the World; VOCS (Volunteer Officer Candidates)

Congress in Recess, Subject to Call; Cargo Planes; Women's Navy Auxiliary

Ships; Allowances for Soldiers' Families

V-Mail; Selective Service; Christmas Packages for Armed Forces

Red Cross Aid to U.S. Prisoners; Saboteurs; Student Help

U.S. Labor Supply; The War at a Glance

Victory Tax; Uncle Sam Buys Tires; Food

The War; The Poll Tax

Farm Labor Deferment; Coffee Rationing; News About the Army; Stabilization of Wages

Gasoline Rationing; American Red Cross Activities; Purchase of War Bonds

18-19 Year Draft; The Election

Draft of Eighteen-Nineteen Year Olds; Strikes

Army-Navy Cooperation; Christmas Mail; Care of the Wounded

Selective Service; "Pay As You Go" Income Tax Plan

Farm Parity and Price Control

The War; Soldier Allotments; SS (Selective Service) for Women

Farm Prices; Negro Employment

The 77th Congress Adjourns; Manpower; Christmas Greetings



78th Congress - 1st Session - 1943


  The New Congress; President's Address

Colleges and Armed Services; The Manpower and Food Problems

W.P.A.; Lend-Lease; Government Purchase of Lands; The 1943 Inflation Gap

Seniority In Congress

The Congress; Democratic Fight

Lend-Lease Extension; New Farm Loan Agency Created

War Costs; Subversive Activities

The War; Manpower

Our Far-Flung Battle Fronts - We Must Have Ships

War Budget; Roosevelt and Churchill; Income Taxes

War Production; Casualty Reports

Farm Legislation; Over-Age Discharges

Madame Chiang Kai-Shek; Investigations

Extortion and Robbery; Edible and Oil Peanuts

Production for War; Discriminatory Freight Rates

Soldiers Well Fed; Farmers Problems

The War; The Pacific War; The Home Front

The Army; Use of V-Mail; Army Pay Allotments; Farms

Labor Legislation; The African War

Winston Churchill; Billions for Our Armed Forces

Poll Tax Again; The Battle of Attu

Strike Legislation; The Tax Bill

Cost of War Weapons; Crop-Land Army

Two Views of the War; Farm Machinery Output Increased

Anti-Strike Legislation; Implications; House Defers Students Recess of Congress (major actions first seven months of session)

Congress Reconvenes; Important Legislation; Veteran Reemployment Rights

World Peace; The Drafting of Fathers

The War at a Glance; Socialized Medicine Proposed

The Tax Bill; New Selective Service Classifications

Gasoline; The War; Public Debt

The War; The Japanese War

Training for War

Navy Day

Politics; Peace Resolution; Deficiency Bill

Enemy Strength; Germany; Japan

The War

New Tax Law; Blood Plasma

World Planning; Handbook for Servicemen and Servicewomen

Holiday Recess; Post-War Planning

The War; The Home Front; Congressional Recess; Holiday Greetings

Our Standard of Living



2nd Session - 1944

  The War Line Up; Problem of Demobilization; Coast Guard Coast Guard Appointments

The War; Britain; Russia; America

Important Session; The New Tax Bill

Ships; Post-War Planning

Mustering-Out-Pay; Japanese Atrocities

Soldier's Vote; Tax Simplification to be Studied

The War; Veterans Education Bill

Subsidies; Our New Army

The Tax Bill; Mississippi Forests

Furloughs for Overseas Veterans; 1944 Soil Conservation;
Employment of Veterans

Cost of the War

War Surpluses; Casualties

Navy Losses; The War at a Glance

Four F's and Labor Draft

That Supreme Court Opinion

Navy Bill; "I Died Today"

American Casualties

The Home Front; To Bring Them Home

The American Sub Versus Japan; Crash Boats

The Army; Governor Bailey; Prisoners of War

Allied Versus Nazi Bombings; Veterans Hospitals

Racial Agitation; F. E. P. C.; the CIO and The Poll Tax

Tax Simplification; America's Food Stock

The War

D-Day; The Home Front

The War

Aid to Veterans; War Prisoners


79th Congress - 1st Session - 1945

  The 79th Congress; The President's Message; Legislative Outlook

Manpower and 4-F's

The Inauguration; Governor Bailey

Legislation; Confidential War Report

Limited National Service Legislation; Post-War Planning

Cost of War; Hospitalization of Soldiers

Farm Labor Draft; The Tire Situation; Veterans at School

Work or Fight Legislation; The Pacific War

The Presidential Report; The Japanese War

Debt Limit; F.E.P.C.

Work or Fight Bill; Fred Vinson

The Curfew; 1945 Sugar Supply

Germany, The Home Front, Coal Strike; House Recess

The Japanese War; Manpower Bill

Priority on Discharges; Tires; Surplus War Goods

Change of Administration

Fair Employment Practices Bill

Army Manpower Distribution; Freed War Prisoners

The War at a Glance; Socialized Medicine Proposed

Army Discharge System

The Japanese War

Sergeant Lindsey; Cost of American Wars

The President's Cabinet; Expense Allowances for Members of
Congress

Change in Freight Rates; Certain Wounded Enlisted Men May Be
Discharged; Federal Aid to Education

F.E.P.C. (Also reprint from "Wake Up, America!" covering
debate between Congressman Baldwin, 17th District of New York
and Congressman Colmer, 6th District of Mississippi)

The Cost of the Japanese War; Short Cut

The San Francisco Charter

O.P.A. (Office of Price Administration); F.E.P.C. Civilian Travel; Around the World in Fifteen Minutes; F.E.P.C.

Recess; Post-War Committee Study (Congressman Colmer, Chairman)

Resumption of Column; The Congress; European Trip (Post-War Committee)

Colmer Post-War Committee Returns from Europe

Foreign Relief; Transportation--The Drawback

Army Discharges Liberalized; G.I. Benefits Increased; Tax Reduction

Inflation

Domestic Turmoil

The Worker's Income; Reconversion; Rationing

Jeeps. For Veterans; Reconversion; Navy Discharge Rules Relaxed

The World's Diet; U.S. Navy

Drafting of Fathers Stopped; Population Trends

The New Year; The Economic Outlook; The Congress



2nd Session - 1946

  Balancing The Budget

The Housing Situation; The Clothing Shortage

The Strike Picture; Demobilization

Strikes; The Nation's Debt

Congressional Program; Labor Legislation

Strike Legislation

America's Airlines

America's Food Supply

Russia; Winston Churchill

Fair Employment Practices Bill

Fair Employment Practices Bill

Houses For Veterans; Help For the Hungry

Post-War Production; Irresponsible Columnist

Draft Extension; Hospital Construction

That New Automobile; 1946 Vacations

Better Services for Veterans

Education for Veterans; G.I. Brides; Housing

Draft Extension; O.P.A.

Surplus for Veterans; U.S. Employment Service

Food Famine; Social Security Expansion

The Coal Strike

The CIO and the South

Strikes; President Truman; Temporary Suspension (newsletter)

Congressional Adjournment; Cooperation; Problems; This Communication



80th Congress - 1st Session - 1947

Box 422 Congressional Sidelights; Organization of the Congress; Problems

Republicans in Power; The President's Speech; The Budget; Senator Bilbo

Dollar Diplomacy; Congressional Reorganization

National Forestry; Mississippi Forests; Problems

Secretary of State (also copy of letter to the Honorable James F. Byrnes and his reply to Mr. Colmer)

Presidential Tenure

Republicans and Taxes

The Budget; Necessity

Portal to Portal Pay; The Weather

People Versus John L. Lewis; Effect; James D. Arrington

The International Situation; Effect of Decision

The European Situation

Farm Outlook; Education Crisis

Tax Bill; Communism in the United States

U.S. Population; G.I. Loan Appraisals

Labor Legislation; Southern Democrats and Republicans

Crop Insurance; Depression or Recession; Wage Income

World Show-Down

Food Prices; Army-Navy-Air Force Merger; Farming Big Business

Freight Rate Equalization; Food Prices

U.S. Crops - Agricultural and Baby; Babies; Labor Legislation

Agricultural Appropriation Bill; David P. Cameron (death of)

The Housing Situation; Science in Farming

Farm and Non-Farm Incomes; How's Business?

Our Merchant Marine; Farm Land Prices; Veterans' Benefits

Labor-Management Bill; Not A Slave Law; The Law,

Russia Versus The World

Cash for G.I. Bonds; Tax Bill; Federal Employees

Adjournment Drive; Poll Tax Repeal; American Versus Russian
Workers

Congressional Adjournment; Cooperation; Tax Bill; Federal
Employees


2nd Session - 1948

  (Convening of 2nd Session-80th Congress) - A Political Year

The Marshall Plan

Mississippi and The Democratic Party

Marshall vs Molotov Plan

Veterans Legislation

Commodity Decline

War of Words; Southern Protest

States Rights vs Civil Rights

The Civil Rights Program

Russia

The President's Message (re Russia)

The Marshall Plan; The Coal Strike

Tax Cut; Henry Wallace

Marshall Plan Administrator

A Boon for Cotton (taxes on oleomargarine)

Veterans On-The-Job Training-Pay Ceilings Raised; Federal Aid
for Education; Farm Price Support

Margarine Taxes; Tidelands

Farm Prospect

World Peace (enter Russia)

The Draft; Other Nations

Congressional Adjournment

The Cost of Preparedness

The Draft Bill; Civil Rights Amendments

Adjournment; The Draft Bill; G.I. Home Loans; Old Age Pensions

Presidential Politics; The Session (special session)



81st Congress- 1st Session - 1949


  Presidential Politics

Introductory; Congressional Reorganization; Change in the Rules
Taxes; Bills Introduced

Presidential Inauguration; Thurmond Present; Close Election

Civil Rights (quoting letter to Congressman Colmer from Davis Lee, Publisher, Telegram, Newspapers)

Labor Legislation

Russia Again

Population Shifts

The Filibuster

World Revolution

The Great Victory; Significance of Victory (filibuster against the filibuster - battle over Administration's efforts to change rules of Senate to clear decks for enactment of Civil Rights program)

The Atlantic Charter

Oleomargarine

Federal Employees; Cherry Blossoms

Easter Recess; Labor Bills

The South - A colored Nation

Tung Oil; Chinese Competition; Governmental Assistance Imperative

Labor Legislation; Amendment Offered; Enter, Mr. Marcantonio; Significance

Lifting (Berlin) Blockade; Significance; More Taxes?

Congressional Redistributing; Significance

Governmental Economy; Congress versus The President; Secretary Forrestal

Congressional Adjournment

Poll Tax Repeal

Americanism versus Socialism

Public Housing

Taft-Hartley and Housing; Labor Legislation

Increasing Cost of Government

Truman Program Bogged Down; Inventory

Farm Legislation

Poll Tax; Significance

Civil Rights Again

Our Chinese Policy; F.E.P.C.; Cotton Acreage Allotment

Congressional Adjournment; Five-Per-Centers and Deep Freezers

European Arms Aid; House Recess



2nd Session - 1950


  81st Congress reconvenes - 2nd Session; The President's Message;
What He Will Get: F.E.P.C.

Revolution in The House (Re Rules Committee); F.E.P.C.; Implications

A Tragic Blow; Civil Rights The Issue; F.E.P.C.

Cotton; F.E.P.C.

The Hydrogen Bomb; International Control; Hope

Strikes

The Electoral College

The F.E.P.C.; The Fight; Eyes on The Senate

Speech Before The State Legislature (Congressman Colmer; "The
State of the Union"; Foreign Ideologies; Organized Minorities;
Civil Rights; The Democratic Party; National Bankruptcy;
England; The Mississippi Congressional Delegation; Dangers­
Domestic Rather Than Foreign; Conclusion)

Taking Stock; Federal Aid For Education; U.S.-Russian Military
Might

A Russian War?; European Attitude; War Not Inevitable

House Concurs on Housing; Cotton Acreage; Subversives

Our State Department; Secretary Acheson; Senator McCarthy

Harry Bridges; Easter Recess

Old Age Pensions; Housing

Annual Appropriation Bills

Farm Support Program; The Russian Stuation

Politics; Florida Primary

Governmental Economy; F.E.P.C. Again

F.E.P.C.

Peace Overtures; Russia Still Uncooperative; Not Too Optimistic

Firm Policy With Russia

The Supreme Court versus The Congress; Chickens Home to Roost; Effects of The Decisions

Communists in the Government

In general re legislative program and the cost of wars

Does Korea Mean War?

The Membership of Congress (Mississippi Delegation and longevity of service, etcetera)

F.E.P.C. Again; Public Health Program; South Carolina Election

The President's Message; Inflation

The Korean Situation

Price Controls and War

Controls

South Mississippi's Growth, Its Implications

Adjournment; Private Spending

House Recess

Wind-Up; Excess Profits Tax

Taxes; Anti-Communist Legislation; Adjournment



82nd Congress - 1st Session - 1951

  The 82nd Congress, New complexion; Significance

The President's Message; China Versus America

The President's Budget Message; The Budget In Brief

Resume; Draft; Universal Military Service

Eisenhower; Report; Morale

Reciprocal Trades; Party Loyalty and Patronage; "ESA (Economic Stabilization Agency) For Democrats Only"; Only Eight To Go (constitutional amendment to limit Presidents of the U.S. to two consecutive terms)

Taxes, Inflation, Expenditures; Taxes; Budget; Necessity For Economy

Mississippi Patronage

Federal Spending

Committee Work; Perspective

Administration Defeats; Inflation and the Necessity for Governmental Economy

More About Government Economy; Indications

A Little Mississippi History

Manpower; Segregation

An Historical Week; Truman Versus MacArthur; MacArthur's Congressional Appearance; The Draft and Segregation

MacArthur and Our Foreign Policy; Significance; Indictment

Patronage Scandal; Reductions in Appropriations

Governmental Economy; MacArthur

MacArthur Versus Marshall

Armed Forces Day; Russia's Objectives; Strength and Force; The Only Language Understood by Russia; Controversy Over Korean Policy; Strong Domestic Policy

The United States and the Rest of the World; Indian Wheat

Slave Labor

New Draft Law

Secretary of State, Dean Acheson

Mississippi Job Selling

"Conclusions and Findings" of the Senatorial Committee investigating job selling in Mississippi...

Legislative Log-Jam; Controls

Cease Fire? What Happens After Cease Fire?

Controls

Controls

Congress in High Speed; Cease Fire

Camp Shelby

Tidelands; Defense

Defense Spending

House Recess; Score Card; President's Message; Temporary Suspension

House Reconvening; New Tung Bill

The Irish Question; Mississippi Income

Korean Situation Demands New Strategy; Trial War; Time For Action

Taxes; How High Can Taxes Go? Who Pays The Taxes?

Taxes and Appropriations

The-State of the Union

Churchill (Winston)

The Budget; Problem

The Truman Budget; Still Up

Reorganization Bureau of Internal Revenue; The U.M.T. (Universal Military Training); VFW Honors Captain Kurt Carlsen; "The Uncommon Man"

Informal Recess; Mississippi and Foreign Trade

"Chamber of Horrors" (re waste in branches of armed services); Straw in the Wind (politics)

A Southern President (?); Leader of Southern Bloc

Economy or Bankruptcy; Fantastic Growth Government Expenditures; Necessity for Retrenchment

The New Hampshire Primary

Re legislative activity in drive to either adjourn or recess the Congress before the political conventions convene in Chicago in July...

Politics; Appropriations

Spending; Politics

Redistricting; Further Reductions Appropriations

The Steel Strike

The Steel Situation; Congressional Action

Showdown on Korea

Control of the Purse Strings; Necessary Congress Regain Control

Is Germany to Become Another Korea; Does This Mean World War III? No Second Korea

Self-Reliance versus Government Handouts

Mister Eisenhower; Platform

The Steel Strike; P.N. Howell

Re-establish the Value of the Dollar; Disaster Ahead; Cause for Concern and Action

Adjournment; Truman Overridden Again

Recapitulation; Adjournment Rush; Veto; Steel


83rd Congress - 1st Session - 1953

  The 83rd Congress; Rules

Awaiting the Inauguration; Ike's Appointees; Legislation

The Inauguration

The South in the New Congress

The State of the Union; Significance; Foreign Policy

The President and the Congress

The First Month

Washington's Farewell Address; Washington's Prayer

After Stalin What?

Hawaiian Statehood

Foreign Policy

Easter Recess; Tidelands

A Sympathetic Ear (re tung growers of South Mississippi and administration of the Department of Agriculture in the New Administration. . .)

The Row over Bohlen

Logjam Ahead (legislative); Tax Outlook

The First Hundred Days; The President's Challenge

Economic Strength, Key to Survival

Communist Strategy

When a Filibuster is Not a Filibuster; Fast Clip

The Biggest Explosion on Earth (atomic test)

Korean Truce?

Tung Oil

A Packed Supreme Court; Changed Philosophy; Impeachment(?)

Foreign Aid and The Country's Economy

Excess Profits Fight; Rules Committee's Role

Trouble in Russia; Excess Profits Tax

Drive for Adjournment

Cotton Acreage Fight

The Debt Ceiling

Congressional Adjournment (1st of 83rd)


2nd Session - 1954

  The Congress Reconvenes; The President's Message; Specific Proposals; The Cotton Situation

The Administration's Farm Program; Cotton; Recommendations Versus Law

Cotton Quota

Cotton Allotment; Emergency Tung Import Quotas

The Eisenhower Program; Labor Management Relations; Agriculture Social Security

The Eisenhower Program (continued); Health; Budget and Taxes; Housing; First Reactions

The Berlin Conference; The Geneva Conference

F.E.P.C. Again

It Can Happen in America; Communist Inspired

More Terrorist Developments

A Big, Tough One (tax revision bill)

Agriculture Hearings; Tung

Tung Hearings; New Tung Bill; Direct Home and Farmhouse Loans for Veterans

Perils of the Proposed "Free Trade" Policy

The Recess; Easter and After

Indochina; Salary Increases

The St. Lawrence Seaway

Adjournment

School Segregation

The High Price of Coffee

More About School Segregation

Social Security Benefits in South Mississippi

Social Security; Increased Federal Grants for Old Age Assistance Continued

G.I. Bill Anniversary

1954 Farm Bill

Forest Fire Protection Compact

Admission of Red China to the United Nations

The High Cost of Foreign Friends; Adjournment

Importance of the Ballot

Mississippi Honored (Boys' Nation and Girls' Nation Conventions in Washington); Adjournment

Re legislation to plug loopholes through which communists and subversives have escaped exposure ....

84th Congress - 1st Session - 1955

  Prediction of Things to Come; The Organization; The President's
Message; Things to Come

The Budget

The Formosan Situation

Cotton Acreage Increases; Salary Increases and Inflation

Two Inflationary Moves

New Weapons of Warfare

Easter Recess; Cotton Acreage Allotment

Atomic Explosions and Weather; Disaster Production Loans

1955 Farm Bill; Purpose of the Bill

REA (Rural Electrification Administration) Anniversary

The Fine Art of Winning Votes; The Case of the Missing Corner-
stones; Washington Flooded with Spring Visitors

Social Security and South Mississippi

Russia Again; Let the West Be On Guard; Looks Like Cover Up

Subsidized Public Housing; Opposed to Program

Adjournment; Minimum Wage

Inflation

Civil Wrongs

The President's Address; Negro Appeasement; A Balanced Budge

The Nation's Finances; A Balanced But Still Fantastic Budget

Federal Aid to Public Schools; South to Get Nothing

The Farm Situation

The National Political Scene; The South; The Solid South

Mississippi Congressmen Take Lead in Southern Manifesto

Southern Manifesto

The Supreme Court Again

Highway Legislation; I -Authorization; II-Financing Program;
Farm Legislation

Civil Rights; A Political Issue; Political Implications

The Second Farm Bill; Social Security Benefits in South
Mississippi

Foreign Aid

Politics and Civil Rights

Federal Aid to Public Schools Defeated

Stage Set for Rights Bill; Delaying Action; Objective Achieved



85th Congress - 1st Session - 1957

  Controversial New Congress; Civil Rights Legislation; All-Out Effort

The Foreign Policy

Are We Headed for National Bankruptcy; Inflation

"Civil Wrongs"

Federal Spending and Taxes

Joint Committee on The Budget--Answer to What To Cut and How to Cut

"Civil Wrongs"; The Budget

The President's Budget; The Budget; "Civil Wrongs"

Civil Rights Bill

The Question of Jury Trials

The Budget; Foreign Aid

The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court - II

Inflation

"Civil Wrongs"

Civil Rights and Inflation


2nd Session - 1958

  The State of the Union; Eight Points for Attaining Peace; Defense
Reorganization, Accelerated Defense Effort, Mutual Aid, Foreign
Trade, Scientific Cooperation with Allies, Education and Research, Spending and Saving, Works of Peace; Sectional
Significance

Labor Management Reforms

The Runaway Court; Curbing the Court

Mississippi's Greatest Asset; Soil Bank Payment

The Nation's Finances

Easter Recess; Letters from Home

From the Grass Roots (general situation report after return from Mississippi to Washington during Easter recess of the Congress)

Good Government

Moves to Curb the Court

The Talmadge-Colmer National Farm Bill; Tung Farmers Included; Small Cotton Farmers Would Benefit


86th Congress - 1st Session - 1959

Box 151 Alford (Dr. Dale Alford of Little Rock) In, Rules Change Out; The President's Message

Inflation: Number One Enemy

The Farm Bureau - A Force for Sound Constitutional Government - "States' Rights and Responsibilities" - "The Supreme Court of The United States"; No Free Land

Cotton; The Battle of The Budget

Civil Rights; Curbing the Court

First Test Vote on Economy in Government

Civil Wrongs

Civil Rights Hearings

The Michigan Mess

Housing Legislation; Rules Committee Action; Herlong Bill; Public Housing; Staggering Debt

A Man's Castle (4th Amendment - violation of man's privacy in his own home)

Politics and Fiscal Affairs; National Income; The Remedy Independence Day; Dixie

Adjournment and Politics; Labor; Housing; "Civil Wrongs" Labor Legislation

Civil Rights; Hawaii (50th State of the U.S. of America); Correct
Flag Courtesy

(Correspondence re newsletters, requests for, etcetera)


2nd Session - 1960

  New Session; "Civil Wrongs"; Political Maneuvering

The President's Budget

More on the Budget; The Tax Dollar-Where it Comes From and
Where it Goes

The Last Soldier

"Civil Wrongs"

Foreign Aid

Vetoes and Politics

The Modern Liberal

Peace - Cold or Hot War?

The Congressman's Mail Bag

Adjournment Drive

Recess - Do you Happen To Know This Man?

Folder with correspondence re newsletters or discontinuance
thereof


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THE COLMER PAPERS

SPEECHES - 1933-1962

73rd Congress through 87th


Includes some Statements and News Releases


73rd Congress - 1st Session - 1933

Box 423 March 11, 1933 (maiden speech) The National Crisis and Veterans' Compensation - Record reprint

March 11, 1933 - Re: Browning Veterans Amendment to Economy Act - typed

May 30, 1933 - Memorial Day address, Charles Town, West Virginia - typed and Record reprint

2nd Session - 1934

  March 12, 1934 - Soldiers' Bonus - typed

March 28, 1934 - The National Recovery Program and the Tariff - Record tear sheet, one page of reprint and typed copy

May 30, 1934 - Memorial Day address in Maryland - typed

June 15, 1934 - Two Messages and The Man - typed and reprint (Praising two of FDR's messages to Congress)

June 16, 1934 - The Accomplishments of President Roosevelt and the 73rd Congress - typed and reprint

74th Congress - 1st Session - 1935

  February 16, 1935 - Immediate Payment of the Veterans Adjusted Service Certificates - typed and mimeographed - CBS radio and WJSV, Washington, D.C.

March 18, 1935 - Bankhead Cotton Bill Amendment - typed and reprint Letters re printing of

March 20, 1935 - Bonus - typed (two versions)

No date listed - Reorganization of Federal Reserve Banks

April 16, 1935 - Pensions for the Aged - typed and reprint

September 18, 1935 - Address before National VFW Convention - typed and working copy

November 11, 1935 - Address at American Legion Armistice Day Celebration - typed

Correspondence re speeches

2nd Session - 1936

  February 20, 1936 - The New Farm Program - reprint and typed

March 9, 1936 - Speech by Wright Patman - "Honorable William M. Colmer of Mississippi, and the Payment of the Soldiers' Adjusted-Service Certificates" - reprint

March 19, 1936 - American Neutrality - The War Lords ,­Record reprint and typed, also two working copies

April 14, 1936 - Radio address: "Armed Neutrality" - typed and mimeographed

May 14, 1936 - The Farmer and His Mortgage - reprint and typed

June 15, 1936 - Mississippi and the New Deal - reprint and typed and pencil outline

July 4, 1936 - Hattiesburg, Mississippi - typed (largely political)

1936 Campaign Speech - typed

1936 - Speech in Missouri in behalf of the Democratic Party -typed

Correspondence re speeches

75th Congress - 1st and 2nd Sessions - 1937

  February 2, 1937 - Old Age Pensions Without State Contribution - reprint and typed copy

February 24, 1937 - A Fair Deal to Home Merchants - tear sheet - Re Interstate Sales Tax Bill introduced on February 2, 1937

May 30, 1937 - Memorial Day Address, Fredericksburg, Virginia
- typed

December 1, 1937 - 1937 Farm Bill - typed and reprint

December 10, 1937 - Farm Bill - typed and reprint

75th Congress - 3rd Session -1938

  January 12, 1938 - Extension of Remarks - Editorial from the
Gulfport Legionnaire

January 19, 1938 - (Record of January 24) - Robert E. Lee and Virginia - address before the Daughters of the Confederacy, Alexandria, Virginia - tear sheet and typed

January 31, 1938 - The End of the Anti-Lynch Bill - tear sheet and typed

March 22, 1938 - Rural Electrification in South Mississippi -reprint

April 13, 1938 - Sweet Potatoes, a New Cash Crop for Southern Mississippi - typed. Re HR-10238, Agriculture Appropriation Bill, provision for starch plant at Laurel, Mississippi

May 3, 1938 - Speech at VFW Convention, Gulfport, Mississippi

May 12, 1938 - In support of his amendment to prohibit differentials in wages to WPA workers in the South -tear sheet

                       - Address at Jackson County Fair

June 24, 1938 - The Democratic Congress and the Sixth Congressional District of Mississippi - typed

July 17, 1938 - Address at American Legion Memorial Service, Gulfport, Mississippi - typed

                      - Address to Convention of Mississippi State                          Federation of Labor, Gulfport, Mississippi - typed

1938 Campaign Speech - typed

August 22, 1938 - Radio speech, Election Eve - typed

Armistice Day (apparently) - In Support of amendment to exempt the Veterans Administration from Reorganization Bill -Outline of Speech

Correspondence re speeches


76th Congress - 1st Session - 1939

Box 424 January 16, 1939 - Old Age Pensions - typed and tear sheet

February 23, 1939 - Guam - tear sheet

April 5, 1939 - Aged Relief - typed and tear sheet

April 27, 1939 - Federation Remuneration to State and Local Government for Tax Losses on Government-Owned Forestry Lands - typed, tear sheet, and reprint with Representative Pittenger's
speech

March 7, 1939 - Reindeer - tear sheet

March 10, 1939 - Reindeer - tear sheet

March 16, 1939 - Reindeer - tear sheet

March 25, 1939 - Starch Plant, Laurel, Mississippi - tear sheet

May 22, 1939 - National Labor Relations Board should be
Amended - tear sheet

June 5, 1939 - Remarks on rule on Wage and Hour Bill - tear sheet

June 6, 1939 - Old Age Pension - tear sheet

June 20, 1939 - Taxing Uncle Sam - tear sheet

July 13, 1939 - Social Security (Old Age Pension) tear sheet

July 21, 1939 - Transportation - tear sheet

August 2, 1939 - Reindeer - tear sheet


2nd Session - 1939

  October 31, 1939 - Neutrality - typed and tear sheet

October 31, 1939 - The Late Eaton J. Bowers - tear sheet

November 27, 1939 - Speech to Farmers - typed (including corres. & material re:)

Letter to Representative Pittenger re speech of April 27, 1939



3rd Session - 1940

  January 10, 1940 - "Gangster Amendment" to the Anti­Lynching Bill - tear sheet

February 13, 1940 )
February 16, 1940 ) - Guam - tear sheet
February 21, 1940 )

February 29, 1940 - Water Pollution - tear sheet

March 1, 1940 - Water Pollution - tear sheet

March 4, 1940 - Parity Payments for Farmers - typed and reprint

April 18, 1940 - Crop Insurance - tear sheet

April 18, 1940 - Re: Widows' and Orphans' Bill and petition to discharge Rules Committee - tear sheet

April 24, 1940 - Memorial to Thomas Sanders McMillan

April 30, 1940 - Re: National Negro Congress - tear sheet

June 8, 1940 - Launching of S.S. Exchequer at Pascagoula, Mississippi - typed

June 22, 1940 - Preparedness - A Guarantee Against War -typed and reprint

September 10, 1940 - Rule on HR-10412, Defense Housing, typed

November 11, 1940 - Armistice Day Address - typed

1940 - 76th Congress, 3rd Session - speech citations in Congressional Record

1940 - 73rd through 76th Congresses - speech citations - Page in Record and Subject

1940 - 73rd through 76th Congresses - Speech citations in Record - Date and Page but Subject not indicated

Correspondence re speeches


77th Congress - 1st Session - 1941

  January 24, 1941 - Lay Aside Partisan Politics - tear sheet

February 5, 1941 - Neutrality -tear sheet and typed

March 11, 1941 - Tribute to P.N. Howell - typed

April 2, 1941 - (By E.E. Cox) Honorable William M. Colmer and Defense Housing - Re: Merry-Go-Round Article - tear sheet

May 9, 1941 - Public Facilities Necessary under Defense Program - Refers to Merry-Go-Round Article - tear sheet

May 27, 1941 - A Victorious Battle - Parity for Farmers -Reprint, tear sheet and typed

June 11, 1941 - The Late Robert S. Hall - tear sheet

June 11, 1941 - Crop Insurance for Cotton - reprint

June 23, 1941 - Senator Harrison - tribute to - tear sheet and typed

August 12, 1941 - Sacrifice - the Watchword - re bill extending enlistments - tear sheet and typed

August 13, 1941 - Page 4183 Congressional Record - Extension of Draft Law - excerpts of this and other speeches re labor and war production - mimeographed

October 27, 1941 - Page 8473 Congressional Record - Re: Strikes - excerpt and tear sheet (See August 13, 1941) above

November 21, 1941 - Holt Ross statement - "Labor's Responsibility in the World Crisis" - typed and tear sheet

November 24, 1941 - Page 9298-99 Congressional Record -Price Control - typed excerpt and tear sheet

December 3, 1941 - Page 9614-16 Congressional Record excerpt, tear sheet, typed - Re: Strikes

December 9, 1941 - Page 9827 Congressional Record - Re: Strikes "War Sacrifice" - tear sheet and excerpt

December 20, 1941 - Page 10343 Congressional Record -Colloquy with Judge Smith - Re: Strikes, excerpt - see August 13, 1941 Above

Correspondence re speeches


2nd Session -- 1942

  January 27, 1942 - Pledge of Support - Res. of Hattiesburg Townsend P1anClub on WWII - tear sheet

February 19, 1942 - Speech in Congressional Record - to High School Graduates, Pascagoula, Mississippi - address made on May 30, 1941 - typed

February 24, 1942 - Retirement of Naval Officers - typed

March 2, 1942 - The Will to Win - Editorial from Wayne County News - typed

March 4, 1942 - Questioning Representative Ramspeak of House Labor Committee re wartime labor relations - tear sheet

March 27, 1942 - An appeal for Ship Production - typed and tear sheet

July 6, 1942 Taxation - War - Victory - reprint and typed

July 23, 1942 - Old Age Pensions - typed and initialed reprint

September 3, 1942 - Radio talk - "The Navy's Challenge for Service" - typed

September 30, 1942 - The Soldiers Are Mad - tear sheet

October 13, 1942 - Anti-Poll Tax - tear sheet and typed

October 17, 1942 - Re: Selective Service - tear sheet

November 19, 1942 - The Poll-Tax Bill - tear sheet and typed

November 24, 1942 - The Rubber Shortage - tear sheet and typed

December 2, 1942 - Give the Armed Forces a Break - Editorial in Wetumpka (Alabama) Herald re forty-hour week in wartime -tear sheet and typed


78th Congress - 1st Session - 1943


  February 9, 1943 - Re: Subversives and race - tear sheet

February 23, 1943 - Re: The Cruiser "Biloxi" - tear sheet

February 23, 1943 - Re: Naval Authorization Bill HR-1692 -
typed and tear sheet

May 24, 1943 - Re: Petition to discharge the Rules Committee on Anti-Poll Tax - tear sheet

May 23, 1943 - Anti-Poll Tax Bill - Extension - quoting speech of 1942 - tear sheet and typed

June 2, 1943 - Wartime Anti-Strike legislation - Re: Rule on Smith-Connolly Bill - S-796 - tear sheet, typed and reprint

June 2, 1943 - Re: Amendment to S-796 (Wartime Anti-Strike legislation) to make it a felony to strike in any plant taken over by the Government - tear sheet

June 3, 1943 - Re: Amendment to 5-796 (Wartime Anti-Strike legislation) tear sheet

June 4, 1943 - Text of and vote on amendment to 5-796 (Wartime Anti-Strike legislation) tear sheet

November 11, 1943 - Poll-Tax - tear sheet and typed

November 30, 1943 "Missing" - tear sheet and typed

December 9, 1943 - Memorial to Representative Lawrence Lewis - tear sheet and typed

December 15, 1943 - Memorial to Mrs. Kathleen Sexton Holmes, correspondent for Jackson Daily News - tear sheet and typed

Collection of "Labor speeches" re strikes in defense industries 1939-1943 - Duplicates of copy in chronological file


2nd Session - 1944

 

January 10, 1944 - The Late Paul Burney Johnson, Governor of Mississippi '

January 12, 1944 - A Returned Warrior's Reaction to the Home Front - tear sheet

January 24, 1944 - Committee Jurisdiction over Veterans' legislation

January 26, 1944 - Setting Up Post-War Committee, mimeographed and tear sheet

February 1, 1944 - Post-War Planning - radio speech -typed

February 7, 1944 - "Whence These Powers?" - typed and tear sheet

February 23, 1944 - Federal Communications Commission tear sheet and typed

March 2, 1944 - Regulation "Q" - Federal Reserve Board - tear sheet and typed

March 6, 1944 - Problem of Post-War Unemployment

April 1, 1944 - How Can We Keep America American - typed

April 13, 1944 - Preparations for Peace on the Home Front -typed

May 26, 1944 - F.E.P.C. - tear sheet

June 2, 1944 - Congressional Post-War Planning (speech at 2nd Contract Terminal Conference, Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan - printed and typed; also hand­written
notes and outline of speech

June 13, 1944 - Valedictory address (at St. Stanislaus Academy, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi) - tear sheet and typed

July 12, 1944 - Speech before Hattiesburg Kiwanis & Exchange Clubs - typed

August 15, 1944 - Re: Surplus Property - Incomplete tear sheet (P. 7033 is missing)

September 2, 1944 - Radio speech on forest fires - mimeographed

October 13, 1944 - Before Council of State Governments, Birmingham, Alabama - Post-War Committee - typed

November 1, 1944 - Post-War Committee - Before State Federation of Women's Clubs, Jackson, Mississippi. Hand printed introduction using above speech for body - Handwritten outline on
back

November 17, 1944 - Before 3rd New England War Conference, Boston, Massachusetts - Post-War Planning - typed

November 22, 1944 - Extension placing speech (before 3rd New England War Conference - Post-War Planning) in the con­gressional Record - tear sheet

Correspondence re speeches

Folder of Duplicate copies of 1944 speeches


79th Congress - 1st Session - 1945

  January 8, 1945 - The Manpower Situation - tear sheet and typed

January 10, 1945 - Streamlining Congress by James F. Byrnes -tear sheet and typed

January 18, 1945 - Continuation of Post-War Committee - tear sheet

January 29, 1945 - National Service - tear sheet

March 14, 1945 - National Service Act - tear sheet

March 20, 1945 - Curfew Order - tear sheet

March 23, 1945 - The Sacrifice of LaGuardia's Night Club Operators and Habitues - Article from Mid-Pacifican - tear sheet and typed

April 25, 1945 - Forestry Research - Agriculture Appropriation - tear sheet

April 30, 1945 - F.E.P.C. -- tear sheet

May 3, 1945 - Farm Labor (Veto of H.J.Res. 106) - tear sheet

May 10, 1945 - Members' Salary Increase - tear sheet

May 11, 1945 - Foreign Trade and Shipping - New York Times Editorial - tear sheet, typed copy of extension of remarks

May 16, 1945 - Foreign Trade and Shipping Report - Article by Merlo Pusey in Washington Post - tear sheet

May 16, 1945 - "Home Trade Can Expand" - Washington Post (Extension of Remarks)

May 17, 1945 - Labor, Federal Security Appropriation Bill, Rule on - tear sheet

May 18, 1945 - Sergeant Jake W. Lindsey Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor - tear sheet

May 21, 1945 - Appointed to Escort Sergeant Jake W. Lindsey, and President Truman's Remarks - tear sheet and reprint of proceedings and May 18, 1945 speech

May 25, 1956 - Anti-Poll Tax Bill - typed

May 26, 1945 - Draft Outline of Talk at U.S. Merchant Marine Cadet School, Pass Christian, Mississippi

May 29, 1945 - Rule on HR-3000 (Termination of Authority to Issue Certain Currency) - tear sheet

May 31, 1945 - Foreign Trade and Shipping Editorials from Daily Herald and Providence (Rhode Island) Journal - tear sheet and typed

May 31, 1945 - Surplus Property - tear sheet

June 7, 1945 - Members Expense Allowance - tear sheet

June 8, 1945 - F,E.P.C. - tear sheet

June 19, 1945 - National Housing, Rule on - tear sheet

June 26, 1945 - F.E.P.C. - tear sheet

July 5, 1945 - F.E.P.C. - Reply to Marcantonio - tear sheet

July 10, 1945 - Public Works as Catch-all - New York Times editorial - tear sheet and typed

July 12, 1945 - F.E.P.C. Appropriation - Further reply to Marcantonio - Colmer Amendment to liquidate F.E.P.C. - tear sheet and typed (Partial)

July 17, 1945 - Surplus Property - tear sheet

July 18, 1945 -- G.I. Bill of Rights Amendments - tear sheet

October 19, 1945 - Editorial Reaction (to Post-War Committee's statement on its return from European trip) - tear sheet and typed

October 31, 1945 - Labor Difficulties of the Motor Express Industry in Mississippi - tear sheet and typed

October 31, 1945 - Rule on Appropriation for U.N.R.R.A. (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Act) - tear sheet and typed (typed version differs from tear sheet)

November 1, 1945 - U.N.K.R.A. - tear sheet and typed (Dated 10/31/45)

November 12, 1945 - 8th Report, Post-War Committee - tear sheet

No date - Handwritten outline of speech on Post-War Committee attached to draft. Latter includes narrative of European trip made by members of Committee November 14, 1945 - Truth about Germany Seen in House Report - Article by David Lawrence - tear sheet and typed

November 20 and 26, 1945 - "Foreign Loans" - before National Industrial Conference Board at Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City - typed and tear sheet (in Congressional Record of November
26)

November 26, 1945 - John J. McCloy, Speech of - tear sheet and typed

December 18, 1945 - Hobbs Hill Presents Test for Liberals -tear sheet


2nd Session - 1946

  January 10, 1946 - re: Post-War and Foreign Policy - typed

February 8, 1946 - Post-War Public Works - tear sheet

February 14, 1946 - Re: Rule on Sale of Silver - tear sheet

March 6, 1946 - Address of Winston Churchill - tear sheet and typed

March 12, 1946 - Extension - Washington Daily News Editorial, "Russia and Churchill" - typed and tear sheet

March 14, 1946 - (Congressional Record of March 15)-Exchanging Information between Countries and House Committees (Committee Jurisdiction)

March 18, 1946 - Late Hubert D. Stephens - tear sheet

April 17, 1946 - Starvation and Communism in Germany -Extension - typed and tear sheet

May 9, 1946 - The Coal Strike - typed

May 24, 1946 - Re: Labor Purge of Conservatives - Typed, reprint and tear sheet. (Title on Reprint: "Shall We Follow France? Russia? Or Shall We Have The Courage To Preserve America.")

May 25, 1946 - Re: President Truman's Request To Seize the Railroads

May 27, 1946 - The Truth About Guam - typed and reprint

July 20, 1946 - Re: Reorganization of the Foreign Service - tear
sheet

July 22, 1946 - Re: District of Columbia Hospital - tear sheet

July 24, 1946 - (August 12 Congressional Record) - Pensions For The Needy Aged - tear sheet, reprint and typed. Copy made by reporter of the debate.

July 26, 1946 - Atomic Energy - tear sheet (For A Military Representative on Atomic Energy Commission)

July 26, 1946 - For Hospital Construction - tear sheet of speech and of full debate

July 30, 1946 - Re: Amendment to beach erosion bill to authorize Federal contribution of 1/3 of original cost of existing seawall toward repair and new beach protection project - tear sheet

August 1, 1946 - Re: Resolution sending Social Security Act Amendments, HR-7037, to conference - tear sheet

August 2, 1946 - (Congressional Record of August 12) - "What About Russia?" - tear sheet, typed, mimeographed and reprint; also working copy

November 12, 1946 - Re: 8th Report of Post-War Committee -tear sheet


80th Congress - 1st Session - 1947

  January 8, 1947 - Honorable James F. Byrnes - tear sheet

January 13, 1947 - The Works of the Special Committee on Post-War Economic Policy and Planning - tear sheet

January 23, 1947 - What? The F.E.P.C. Again! - tear sheet and typed

February 6, 1947 - Two Terms for President - tear sheet, Pages 905, 913-14

March 11, 1947 - "We Must Set Our Course" - typed extension and tear sheet

March 25, 1947 - Re: Seafood Inspection Appropriation - tear sheet

April 1, 1947 - Honorable Charles Aubrey Eaton - typed and tear sheet

April 7, 1947 - A Mississippi Statesman - tear sheet and reprint (Mailed with farm speech of July 18, 1947)

April 22, 1947 - Give the Germans a Chance to Feed Themselves - typed and tear sheet

April 23, 1947 - Announcing intention to introduce Amendment that follows yield request

April 23, 1947 - Announcing Amendment to Foreign Aid

April 29, 1947 - Re: Colmer Amendment to Foreign Aid Bill, barring relief in countries dominated by Russia - tear sheet

May 5, 1947 - Radio speech on Greek Turkish Loan - typed

May 9, 1947 - For Greek-Turkish Aid - typed and tear sheet

May 12, 1947 - "Russia Factory Boasts of No Strikes and Certain Market" - typed and tear sheet

May 12, 1947 -
     1. "Some Are Indiscreet" - Gulfport Herald
     2. "Jim Eastland Loses One Round in a Fight Against Stupidity" -           typed extension and tear sheet

May 28, 1947 - Re: Shellfish Amendment to Agriculture Appropriation - tear sheet

June 2, 1947 - Objection to consideration of HR-1826, making it a petty offense to enter national forest land closed to public -tear sheet

June 2, 1947 - "Lincoln and Negroes" - typed extension and tear sheet

June 19, 1947 - "F.E.P.C. Resuscitators" - typed extension and tear sheet

Undated - (1) Re: HR-3505 - Rehabilitation of Oyster Beds
                 (2) Speech to Rotary Club

July 8, 1947 - An Address by George E. Allen before the Mississippi State Bar Assn - typed

July 16, 1947 - An Editorial by W. Harvey Hurt in Wayne County News, Waynesboro, Mississippi - typed

July 18, 1947 - Keep Faith with the Farmers - typed and reprint - (Mailed with "A Mississippi Statesman" dated April 7, 1947)

July 18, 1947 - Statement to Joint Committee on Economic Report by Marion B. Folsom - typed

July 21, 1947 - Anti-Poll Tax Repeal

September 25, 1947 - Speech of Congressman William M. Colmer, Candidate for the United States Senate - mimeographed

Undated - Eulogy of Senator Theo. G. Bilbo - typed



80th Congress - 2nd Session - 1948

  January 21, 1948 (not used) - Extension of remarks that was not used - Constitution Is Ignored in Civil Rights Hysteria, quoting an article by Donald R. Richberg in Washington Star - typed

February 2, 1948 - Eulogy of T. Webber Wilson - tear sheet

February 23, 1948 - Eulogy of the late Honorable T. M. Hederman, Sr. - typed and tear sheet

March 1, 1948 - (not used) - Extension - not used because material already in Record - "Dangerous Legislation," editorial from Washington Sunday Star - typed

March 2, 1948 - Record of March 16 - Republican Committee Opposes Civil Rights Program - typed and tear sheet

March 4, 1948 - Honorable William M. Whittington - typed and tear sheet

March 15, 1948 - Southern Governors' Civil Rights Stand -typed and tear sheet

March 15, 1948 - Revision of United Nations Charter - tear sheet

March 16, 1948 - United Nations - tear sheet

March 19, 1948 - (not used) - Extension not used because material already placed in the Record - "Time For Statesman­ship" - typed

March 22, 1948 - Mississippi Legislature Memorializes Congress on Development of Pat Harrison Waterway - typed and tear sheet

March 22, 1948 - Mississippi Legislature Opposes President's Civil Rights Proposal - typed and tear sheet

March 23, 1948 - Acute Housing Shortage - tear sheet

March 25, 1948 - Foreign Aid - Re: Marcantonio - typed and tear sheet

March 30, 1948 - Foreign Aid - Spain and Transfer of Ships -Amendments offered re ships and exports of commodities or technical data to Russia and her satellites - tear sheet ( See Pages
3818, 3831, 3847, 3853, 3854, 3857, 3858)

April I, 1948 - Appropriation for Impacted Area Schools - tear sheet

April 7, 1948 - Eulogy of Orville Zimmerman - typed and tear sheet

April 7, 1948 - Paul G. Hoffman - tear sheet

April 8, 1948 - The South, The Democratic Party, The So-called Civil Rights Program - typed working copy and reprint

April 12, 1948 - Historic Biloxi Lighthouse Celebrates One Hundredth Anniversary - tear sheet

April 12, 1948 - Address of Honorable Samuel R. Young of Post Office Department on First-day Sale of Mississippi Territorial Commemorative Postage - tear sheet

April 12, 1948 - Repeal Wartime Taxes on Barbers, Beauty Operators and Movies - typed, tear sheet and reprint

May 10, 1948 - Honorable Clinton P. Anderson (upon retire­ment as Secretary of Agriculture) - tear sheet

May 13, 1948 - Unselfish Patriotism - typed and tear sheet

May 20, 1948 - Seafood Inspection - Amendment - tear sheet

May 24, 1948 - Honorable William M. Whittington of Mississippi drafted - typed and tear sheet

May 25, 1948 - Foreign Aid

June 11, 1948 - Speech of Honorable Will M. Whittington -typed and tear sheet

June 12, 1948 - Tung Oil J typed and tear sheet

June 14, 1948 - Lanham Act (Schools) - tear sheet

June 14, 1948 - Stream Pollution - tear sheet

June 19, 1948 - Federal Aid to Education - typed and tear sheet

October 7, 1948 - Portion of speech before Medical Association dinner at Biloxi - typed

November 11, 1948 - Armistice Day Address - typed -
correspondence re


81st Congress - 1st Session - 1949

  January 27, 1949 - Comments on Early State Constitution - Typed

March 3, 1949 - Russia Again - typed and tear sheet

March 16, 1949 - Armed Services Bill - tear sheet

March 3, 1949 - Interstate Compact on Fisheries - tear sheet

March 15, 1949 - Re: Rent Control - tear sheet

March 25, 1949 - Re: Civil Functions, Department of Army, Appropriation amendment for Gulfport Harbor - tear sheet

March 24, 1949 - Re: Veterans - tear sheet

March 28, 1949 - Repeal of Tax on Oleo - tear sheet

April 9, 1949 - Re: Marcantonio and Foreign Aid - tear sheet

April 14, 1949 - Merchant Marine Cadet Training School, Pass Christian, Mississippi - tear sheet

April 4, 1949 - Biloxi, Mississippi Celebrates Its 250th Anniversary - tear sheet

April 28, 1949 - F.E.P.C. - typed and tear sheet

May 23, 1949 - Public Buildings Act of 1949 - tear sheet

June 7, 1949 - United Nations International Children Emergency Fund - tear sheet

June 8, 1949 - B-36 Investigation - tear sheet

June 8, 1949 - Extension of Remarks on HR-4249 - Transferring Trawlers to Gulf - typed and tear sheet

July 12, 1949 - REA (Rural Electrification Administration) Telephones - tear sheet

July 18, 1949 - Commies Train Sights on World Shipping- tear sheet

July 21, 1949 - Rule making consideration of HR-29, providing
parity for tung nuts - tear sheet

July 22, 1949 - Poll Tax (Exchange with Marcantonio before Committee on House Administration) - tear sheet

July 25, 1949 - Poll Tax - tear sheet

July 27, 1949 - Assistance to Schools in Defense Areas - tear
sheet

August 2, 1949 - Parity for Tung Nuts - Reprint and tear sheet

August 2, 1949 - (Record of August 3) - Parity on Tung Nuts
and Honey - tear sheet

August 8, 1949 - Wage and Hour Bill - 21-Day Rule - tear sheet

August 18, 1949 - Foreign Aid - Military Aid

August 22, 1949 - Flood Control - tear sheet

October 3, 1949 - Federal Aid for Hospital Construction - typed and tear sheet

October 4, 1949 - Social Security - tear sheet

October 11, 1949 - The Henderson Case - tear sheet

March 31, 1949 - Regulation of Oleo - tear sheet

July 18, 1949 -
     (1) Duplicate of "Commies Train Sights on World Shipping
     (2) Price Support for Tung Nuts and Honey
     (3) Introduction of Private Bill for relief of Linton G.
          Shearon

July 7, 1949 - Rehabilitation of Oyster Beds


2nd Session - 1950
Congressional Record tear sheets


Box 426 January 6, 1950 - Adjournment of House and Legislative Program

January 16, 1950 - Taxes Can Kill

January 16, 1950 - Opposition of American Council of Christian
Churches of California to the F.E.P.C. Proposal

January 17, 1950 - Rule on F.E.P.C. Bill

January 18, 1950 - The Power of the Rules Committee

January 20, 1950 - Opposition to F.E.P.C. Not Confined to South

January 30, 1950 - Cotton Acreage Allotments

February 2, 1950 - F.E.P.C. Again

February 15, 1950 - F.E.P.C.

March 1, 1950 - Rule re State rural rehabilitation corporations

March 29, 1950 - Honorable John S. Wood, Chairman of Committee on Un-American Activities

April 4, 1950 - Military Budget - Query re divulgence of information on national defense

May 4, 1950 - Tribute to Representative Will Whittington

May 5, 1950 - Merchant Marine (Merchant Marine Academy at Pass Christian, Mississippi referred to)

May 9, 1950 - Deficit spending, alleged Communists in Government

May 29, 1950 - Tribute to Representative John Lesinski

May 31, 1950 - Test of rule for consideration of Army organization bill

June 1, 1950 - Our Foreign Policy (Refers to Post-War Policy Committee)

June 7, 1950 - Army Organization Act of 1950, rule on bill re

June 13, 1950 - Foreign Policy - Spain

June 20, 1950 - Protection of Tung Oil from Dumping of Imports

June 22, 1950 - Rule on bill re enlistment of aliens in Army

June 29, 1950 - Tung Oil

July 7, 1950 - Conveyance of Hospital Supplies to City of Gulfport

July 19, 1950 - Recognition of Spain

July 20, 1950 -
     Tribute to Representative Peterson of Florida
     Rule on bill re AAA Act of 1938
     Rule on bill re budget and accounting

July 24, 1950 - Rule on bill re District Judge for Missouri

July 25, 1950 - Rule on bill re Texas City Tin Smelter Operation

July 27, 1950 - Debate on rule re bill amending AAA Act of 1938

July 31, 1950 - Communistic Tactics - Re: Willie McGee Case (See next folder for correspondence re speech)

August 1, 1950 - Controls

August 2, 1950 - Berlin Resolution - Post-War Committee -Full Foreign Policy Speech August 2, 1950 - Price Control

August 8, 1950 - Freight Forwarders - rule on bill re

August 9, 1950 - Price and Wage Stabilization

August 15, 1950 - Codification of Title 21, USC. - rule on

August 25, 1950 - Spanish Loan

August 29, 1950 - Honorable William M. Whittington of Mississippi

August 29, 1950 - Evil Things Can Happen to Soil - Essay of
Dennis Barber of Hub, Mississippi

August 30, 1950 - Query re call up of Reserve Officers

August 30, 1950 - Rule on bill amending CAA Act of 1938

August 31, 1950 - CAA Act of 1938

August 31, 1950 - Citation of Joseph P. Kamp

September 18, 1950 - Tribute to Representative Wadsworth

September 18, 1950 - Rule on amendment to CAA Act of 1938

September 18, 1950 - The Late Honorable Martin S. Conner

September 20, 1950 - Federal Aid to Education

September 20, 1950 - Anti-Subversive Bill - taking exception to
remarks of Representative Carroll and referring to Representative
Marcantonio

September 21, 1950 - Shipment of supplies to Russia

December 7, 1950 - Re: Amending the Housing and Rent Act of 1947

December 12, 1950 - Yugoslav Emergency Relief

December 12, 1950 - This Is It--Let's Face It--re: controls

December 13, 1950 - Aid to Yugoslavia


81st Congress - 2nd Session - 1950
Typed or Mimeographed


  March 8, 1950 - Address before Joint Session of Mississippi Legislature Title - "The State of The Union"

January 16, 1950 - Taxes Can Kill - Extension of remarks submitting editorial from Wayne County News

January 19, 1950 - Extension of remarks quoting letter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, opposing the F.E.P.C.

January 19, 1950 - Extension of remarks - Title "Opposition to F.E.P.C. Not Confined to South"

March 24, 1950 - Extension of remarks: Honorable John S. Wood, Chairman, Committee on Un-American Activities

April 17, 1950 - Our Heritage and The Future of Free Enterprise - Address before Southern Pine Association at New Orleans, Louisiana

September 20, 1950 - Communism - taking exception to remark of Representative Carrol and referring to Representative Marcantonio

September 18, 1950 - Announcement of death of Martin Sennett Conner, former Governor of Mississippi

August 29, 1950 - Honorable William M. Whittington, extension of remarks

July 11, 1950 - Address before American Legion Convention, Jackson, Mississippi (Working original, revised original and two copies)

October 24, 1950 - Outline of speech before Mississippi Southern College Student Body

Correspondence re speeches

Separate folder of correspondence on speech re Willie McGee case called "Communistic Tactics"

Separate folder - Speeches of Representative Gossett, General Bradley, on Armed Forces Day, and Judge smith - (called The Kind of Democrat I am)


82nd Congress - 1st Session - 1951
Congressional Record tear sheets


  January 3, 1951 - Parliamentary Inquiry re Resolution Changing House Rules

February 2, 1951 - Available- Manpower and the Draft -resolution adopted by Mississippi Department of VFW

February 5, 1951 - Report of rule on resolution re Judiciary Committee Investigations

February 5, 1951 - Danger Ahead, sermon by Reverend John W. Moore, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

February 7, 1951 - Reciprocal Trade

March 21, 1951 - Amendment to cut appropriation for Bureau of Mint

April 9, 1951 - Query re trouble distributing magazine America in Russia

April 6, 1951 - What Should Be Our International Economic Policy in Period of Rearmament

April 25, 1951 - Interior Appropriation - supporting amend­ment to cut

April 4, 1951 - Report of rule on bill for Veterans Hospital for Negroes at birthplace of Booker T. Washington

May 4, 1951 - Public Housing

May 10, 1951 - Agriculture Appropriation 1952, re National Forest Reservation Commission

June 5, 1951 - Armed Forces Day Speech, Keesler AFB, May 19

June 6, 1951 - Commemorative Veterans' Hospital for Negro Veterans, rule on bill re

June 6, 1951 -- Food to India

Jane 13, 1951 - Report of above rule

June 26, 1951 - Importation of farm workers, rule on bill re

June 26, 1951 - Reaffirming Friendship of American People for All Other Peoples, colloquy with Ribicoff supporting resolution

June 26, 1951 - Importation of farm workers

July 23, 1951 - Correction of roll call

July 24, 1951 - State, Justice, etcetera Appropriation, yield request

July 25, 1951 - On his amendment (Colmer's) cutting Census funds in Independent Offices Appropriation Bill

July 27, 1951 - Submerged Lands Act

August 16, 1941 - Questions re foreign aid bill

August 20, 1951 - Rule on Supplemental Appropriation Bill 1952 - waiving points of order

September 27, 1951 - Query re rule on resolution expressing sentiment of House on Ireland

October 15, 1951 - Tung Oil Imports

October 15, 1951 - Re: Defense impacted area schools

October 17, 1951 - Civil Functions Appropriation - urging cuts in appropriations

August 2, 1951 - Controlling Exports of Nations Threatening the United States Security - Rule on HR-4550, later known as the Battle Bill



82nd Congress - 1st Session - 1951 Speeches and Statements

  April 6, 1951 - What Should Be Our International Economic Policy in a Period of Rearmament

February 2, 1951 - Available Manpower and the Draft

Undated - Joint Statement of Mississippi House Delegation re alleged sale of jobs by Trumancrats

Undated - Statement of Congressman Colmer re above allegations

September 21, 1951 - Copy of statement drafted by Congress­man Frank Smith re cotton farmers - signed by Congressman Colmer among others



82nd Congress - 2nd Session - 1952
Congressional Record tear sheets

  January 9, 1952 - F.E.P.C. Rejected in 1951 by seventeen State Legislatures - Editorial from Clarion Ledger. Letter to Editor enclosing a copy is included in file

January 14, 1952 - Military Pay Raise

January 15, 1952 - Military Pay Raise

January 30, 1952 - Query re reorganization of Internal Revenue Service

January 29, 1952 - A Business Approach to Foreign Economic Development

February 4, 1952 - Transfer of former Merchant Marine Cadet School to Navy

March 19, 1952 - Independent Office Appropriation - On Economy in Government - reprint as "High Taxes Result of Unbridled Spending"

March 2, 1952 - Interior Appropriation - On amendment to cut

April 9, 1952 - Temporary Appropriations

April 2, 1952 - Civil Functions Appropriations

April 30, 1952 - Report on (1) and (2) below

May 12, 1952 - Rules on:
     (1) Investigation and Study of Radio and Television Programs
     (2) Select Committee to Investigate Certain Phases of Current
          Literature
     (3) Committee to Investigate Campaign Expenditures

May 12, 1952 - Query re lease-purchase amendment to Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949

May 13, 1952 - Constitution of Puerto Rico

June 3, 1952 - 1952 Cotton Parity Standard, rule on

June 5, 1952 - 1952 same as above

June 9, 1952 - Politics - Rule on Cheatham Dam

June 23, 1952 - Eulogy of James W. Wadsworth

June 20, 1952 - Query directed at Majority Leader re matter following

June 26, 1952 - Scheduling of Congressman Colmer's Bill HR-7888, to set up a Joint Committee on the Budget

June 27, 1952 - Supplemental Appropriation - re aid for schools in impacted areas

July 3, 1952 - Tribute to Congressman Monroe Redden

July 2, 3, 4, 1952 - Amending the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to establish a Joint Committee on the Budget

July 4, 1952 - Questions on conference report on Military Appropriation for Fiscal Year 1953

July 5, 1952 - Tribute to Congressman Ken of North Carolina

July 5, 1952 - Sam Woods, Diplomat



82nd Congress - 2nd Session - 1952
Speeches and Statements

  January 8, 1952 - F.E.P.C. Rejected in 1951 by 17 State Legislatures - Extension - typed

January 29, 1952 - A Business Approach to Foreign Economic Development - Extension - typed

March 19, 1952 - High Taxes Result of Unbridled Spending -typed

April 25, 1952 - Statement re postponement of bid for con­struction work at CB Center, Gulfport



83rd Congress - 1st Session - 1953
Congressional Record tear sheets


  January 26, 1953 - Speaking Up for Freedom

February 3, 1953 - Congress Faces Challenge in Cost of Government typed copy also

February 12, 1953 - Taxation: The Power to Destroy America's Future typed copy also

February 19, 1953 - Appropriation for Impacted Area Schools

February 24, 1953 - Joint Committee on the Budget

March 5, 1953 - Hawaiian Statehood

March 9, 1953 - Hawaiian Statehood (Also March 10, 1953)

March 16, 1953 - Foreign Policy

March 17, 1953 - Preparedness

March 30, 1953 - Tidelands and Fishing Rights

March 31, 1953 - Tidelands - amendment re fishing rights

May 7, 1953 - Export-Import Bank

May 13, 1953 - Tidelands

May 25, 1953 - Labor-HEW appropriation

May 27, 1953 - Civil Functions Appropriation

June 5, 1953 - Establishment of Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch - Joint Committee on the Budget

June 8, 1953 - District of Columbia Law Enforcement Act

June 9, 1953 - Section 104, Defense Production Act -protection of domestic tung industry

June 11, 1953 - Air Force Budget

June 19, 1953 - Colmer Amendment to Mutual Security Act (Foreign Aid) and debate thereon

June 22, 1953 - Wheat to Pakistan - Foreign Policy

July 7, 1953 - Supplemental Appropriation Bill 1953 (Part of the controversy over the proposed Joint Committee on the Budget)

July 8, 19553 - Amendment to Impacted Area School Assistance Act

July 13, 1953 - Customs Simplification Act

July 15, 1953 - Amending Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act - raised question of inspection authority

July 20, 1953 - Movie Tax Relief

July 21, 1953 - Public Housing - First Independent Offices Appropriation Act of 1954

July 28, 1953 - Emergency Immigration

July 30, 1953 - Amending Natural Gas Act

August 1, 1953 - Raising National Debt Limit

August 3, 1953 - On conference report on Assistance to Impacted Area Schools - Construction; Maintenance


83rd Congress - 2nd Session - 1954
Congressional Record tear sheets


  January 20, 1954 - Establishment of Air Force Academy

February 2, 1954 - Santa Maria Project - California

February 3, 1954 - Lake Michigan Water Diversion

March 8, 1954 - Federal Aid Highway Act

March 18, 1954 - Internal Revenue Revision

April 1, 1954 - Housing Act

April 2, 1954 - Housing Act of 1954 - re Veterans' Preference
in Purchasing War Housing

April 5, 1954 - Protection Home Industries - re Tung Oil

April 6, 1954 - Interior Appropriation - An Item re Shrimp
Study

April 7, 1954 - Wire Tapping

May 3, 1954 - Retirement of Lindsay C. Warren

May 12, 1954 - National Advisory Commission on Education

May 12, 1954 - Cooperative Research on Education

May 26, 1954 - Military and Naval Construction Act

June 1, 1954 - Amending Social Security Act

June 2, 1954 - An Unselfish Life of Devotion - Mrs. Luther W. Maples

June 6, 1954 - Interior Appropriation - Item re Shrimp Study

June 7, 1954 - Edgar Poe, Jr., Honored

June 7, 1954 - This Is Our Answer - Editorial of Jimmy Arrington in Collins News-Commercial

June 14, 1954 - District of Columbia Appropriation

June 17, 1954 - Public Housing

June 23, 1954 - Markham Ferry Project

July 30, 1954 - Farm Bill

July 1, 1954 - Tanker Construction

July 12, 1954 - Rule on Texas City Tin Smelter Operation Continuation

July 20, 1954 - Housing

July 21, 1954 - Customs Duty on Hardboard

July 22, 1954 - Military Public Works

July 30, 1954 - Duty on Hardboard

August 5, 1954 - Retirement of Laurie Battle

August 5, 1954 - President of Boys' and Girls' Nation

August 5, 1954 - Trout Labeling Bill


83rd Congress - 2nd Session - 1954
Speeches and Statements


  January 20, 1954 - News Release - Colmer Assured Tung Hearings

April 5, 1954 - Protection Home Industries - typed

April 1, 1954 - Statement before House Agriculture Committee on Long Range Farm Bill, specifically re tung oil

May 17, 1954 - Statement on Supreme Court's School Segregation Decision

June 7, 1954 - This Is Our Answer - typed - Extension of remarks

June 7, 1954 - Edgar Poe, Jr., Honored - typed - Extension of remarks

July 8, 1954 - Statement before House Agriculture Committee re Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compacts (bill introduced by Congressman Colmer)

July -, 1954 - Bill Colmer, Friend of Tung

November 11, 1954 - News Story on Armistice Day Speech before Joe Graham Post, American Legion, Gulfport, Mississippi

November 11, 1954 - Text of Armistice Day address before Charles L. Baudry Post, American
Legion, Biloxi, Mississippi

December 29, 1954 - News Release re Approaching 84th Congress


84th Congress - 1st Session - 1955
Congressional Record tear sheets


Box 427 Complete Set of Statements and Actions of Congressman Colmer in 84th Congress, 1st Session, 1955

January 3, 1955 - Election of Members to Committees, etcetera

January 25, 1955 - Formosan Resolution

February 2, 1955 - Re: Authorizing Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries to make investigations; Birthday of Judge Smith

February 7, 1955 - Rule on Extending Universal Military Training and Service Act

February 8, 1955 - Same as above

February 17, 1955 - Yield for a question, request by

February 18, 1955 - Cotton Market Quotas

February 23, 1955 - Cotton Acreage Allotments

March 10, 1955 - Career Incentive Act

March 22-23, 1955 - Disposal of Rubber Plants

March 24, 1955 - Repealing Sections 452 and 462 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954

March 24, 1955 - Yield request - re: Transfer between Forest Service and Interior Department

March 30, 1955 - Rule on bill to amend Civil Aeronautics Act

April 4, 1955 - Federal Contribution to the District of Columbia

April 20, 1955 - Yield request - re: Action of Rules Committee on bill re Postal Pay

April 21, 1955 - Yield request - re: Authorization for Navy Vessels

April 28, 1955 - Report on Bill amending the Agricultural Act of 1949

May 3, 1955 - Price Support for Basic Commodities

May 9, 1955 - Statehood for Alaska and Hawaii

June 7 and 9, 1955 - Trinity River Division, Central Valley Project, California

June 21-22, 1955 - Reports from Rules Committee

June 27, 1955 - Military, Naval and Air Force Installations

July 5, 1955 - Constitutional Convention in Alaska

July 13, 1955 - Marion Folsom, successor to Mrs. Hobby as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Department

July 14, 1955 - re: Rules Committee action on Supplemental Appropriation Bill

July 19, 1955 - Yield request - debate on Wage and Hour Bill

Remainder of folder duplicate copies except for following:

January 6, 1955 - Birthday of Speaker Rayburn

June 1, 1955 - Social Security

July 28, 1955 - Amending Natural Gas Act


84th Congress - 1st Session - 1955
Speeches and Statements

  January 10, 1955 - News Release - Colmer Introduces Five Acre
Minimum Cotton Allotment Bill

January 25, 1955 - Formosan Resolution - typed

February 25, 1955 - News Release - Colmer Brings Cotton Allotment Increase to Floor; House Approves Bill

March 2, 1955 - Statement before House Judiciary Committee on Additional Judge for South Mississippi - typed

April 4, 1955 - Federal Contribution to the District of Columbia - Extension of remarks - typed

May 9, 1955 - Alaskan and Hawaiian Statehood - typed

June 12, 1955 - Speech at dedication of Camp Tiak - typed

Undated Memorandum submitted by Congressman Colmer on the report of Department of the Interior on HR-3752

November 9, 1955 - Political Independence, the Hope of the South - typed rough draft of speech before Jackson Kiwanis Club



84th Congress - 2nd Session - 1956
Congressional Record tear sheets


  January 16, 1956 - Foreign Aid - Extension - Article by Henry Hazlett, Editorial from Prentiss Headlight

January 25, 1956 - Political Controversy Unfortunate

January 25, 1956 - Yield request - Foreign Policy

January 23, 1956 - Another Mississippian Receives National Recognition - Luther A. Smith, Sovereign Grand Commander

January 31, 1956 - Conversion of Certain Naval Vessels, report from Rules Committee

February 1, 1956 - 1957 Navy Shipbuilding and Conversion Program; above resolution called up; yield request during debate on bill

February 14, 1956 - Birthday tribute to Earl Godwin, Dean of Washington Commentators

February 14, 1956 - Fault in School Bill Pointed Out -Extension of Overton Brooks quoting editorial of Shreveport Times entitled "Colmer Nails Down Fault in School Bill"

February 21, 1956 - Our State Leads the Nation - reforestation

February 29, 1956 - Conclusive Case Against United States Supreme Court - Extension quoting Mobile Press-Register editorial, Letter to D.A. Parker, Route 2, Lucedale, who sent editorial

March 7, 1956 - United States Fishing Industry Alarmed -typed copy attached

March 21, 1956 - The Charge Is Trespassing: Manifesto States Principle of Widespread Concern

March 21, 1956 - The Manifesto

April 26, 1956 - Highway Bill

May 8, 1956 - Library Services Act

May 10, 1956 - Honorable Fielding Lewis Wright

May 16, 1956 - Mass Transportation in District of Columbia

May 17, 1956 - The Supreme Court Must Be Curbed

May 21, 1956 - Pensions for Widows of Federal Judges

June 6, 1956 - A Reappraisal of the Life of Jefferson Davis -Extension quoting address of Senator Stennis

June 7, 1956 - Foreign Aid

June 11, 1956 - Amend Robinson-Patman Act

June 25, 1956 - The Supreme Court Again

June 28, 1956 - Federal Aid to Education

July 2, 1956 - Report from Rules Committee on Civil Rights Legislation

July 5, 1956 - School Construction in Areas where Racial Integration Is Being Carried Out

July 6, 1956 - Exempt Newspapers with less than 5000 Circulation from Postal Rate Increase

July 16, 1956 - Civil Rights - Set speech and colloquy with Senator Keating

July 17, 1956 - Retirement of Thurmond Chatham

July 17, 1956 - Civil Rights - 3 yield requests

July 19, 1956 - Civil Rights - Colloquys with Congressman Celler and Martin

July 24, 1956 - AEC Prototype Power Plant

July 25, 1956 - Public Housing

July 25, 1956 - Rules on bill prohibiting alcoholic beverages on airplanes

July 26, 1956 - Amending Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937

July 28, 1956 - Address of Honorable John Ben Shepperd, Attorney General of Texas, to the Mississippi Bar Association



84th Congress - 2nd Session - 1956
Speeches and statements


  May 9, 1956 - Mississippi 4-H Girl Represents United States at International Teenage Conclave in Paris

November 14, 1956 - State of the Union - Speech before Mississippi State Farm Bureau

Correspondence - interoffice letter



85th Congress - 1st Session - 1957
Congressional Record tear sheets


Box 428 January 28, 1957 - Middle East Defense Resolution and
Rules request

January 29, 1957 - Middle East Economic and Military Cooperation

February 5, 1957 - Eulogy of Thurmond Chatham

February 11, 1957 - Marion Bayard Folsom, Secretary, Depart­ment of Health, Education
and Welfare - Extension - Story from New York Times

February 11, 1957 - Federal Aid for Schools - Extension -Editorial of Jackson Daily News

February 11, 1957 - John Bell Williams' Extension -"Honorable William M. Colmer of
Mississippi" - Editorials of Jackson State Times, Clarion-Ledger, and Chronicle Star

February 18, 1957 - Extension - Address of James F. Byrnes before Illinois State Bar
Association

February 27, 1957 - John Bell Williams' speech re awards of American Good Government
Society

March 4, 1957 - Alexander Hamilton Centennial

March 7, 1957 - Corn Program - Yield request

March 7, 1957 - Middle East Economic and Military Cooperation

March 13, 1957 - Extension of Hale Boggs - "Representative Colmer Cited"

March 14, 1957 - Tax Rate Extension Act - taxes and economy in Government

March 18, 1957 - Joint Committee on the Budget

March 18, 1957 - No Inferences, Please - Extension, editorial from Washington Star

March 19, 1957 - Independent Offices Appropriation Bill

March 21, 1957 - Civil Rights Legislation Menace to Civilization - Extension, editorial
Greenville, South Carolina News

March 26, 1957 - Labor-HEW Appropriation Bill - . Joint Committee on The Budget

March 27, 1957 - Labor-HEW Appropriation Bill - Mexican Farm Labor

March 29, 1957 - Labor-HEW Appropriation Bill - Howard University and Freedman's Hospital

April 8, 1957 - Reports from Rules Committee on plant pests and aeronautical research facilities

April 11, 1957 - Plant Pest Control

April 11, 1957 - Extension - Editorial; Grassroots Concern over Government Spending, Matton, Illinois, Journal-Gazette

May 6, 1957 - Editorial: Postal Emergency May Bring Rate Action, Pascagoula Chronicle-Star

May 13, 1957 - District of Columbia Stadium

May 20, 1957 - Extension - Address of Senator Stennis, "Two Striking Truths," at Keesler Armed Forces Day

May 21, 1957 - Legislative Appropriation Bill - effort to cut

May 24, 1957 - Defense Appropriation Bill - praising Mahon on economizing

May 28, 1957 - Defense Appropriation Bill

June 3, 1957 - Extension - Editorial: Budget-cutting Time -Everyone Must Do His Part, Iron Age Magazine

June 5, 1957 - Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Colloquy with Congressman Celler over trial by jury as provided in labor laws

June 6, 1957 - Civil Rights Act of 1957 - on point of order re Ramseyer Rule

June 7, 1957 - Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Yield request re trial by jury

June 10, 1957 - Extension - Editorial: Mr. Brownell's Witness, Washington Star June 11, 1957 - Civil Rights Act of 1957 - yield request

June 13, 1957 - Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Amendments and remarks invoking the 10th Amendment

June 14, 1957 - Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Speech and yield requests re trial by jury as in labor laws and accorded those who plead the 5th Amendment

July 16, 1957 - Speech before Mississippi Bar Association

July 22, 1957 - Postal Employees Pay Raise

July 23, 1957 - Federal School Construction

July 25, 1957 - Federal School Construction

July 29, 1957 - Airways Modernization Act

July 31, 1957 - Natural Gas Act

August 14, 1957 - Textile Fiber Products Identification Act

August 27, 1957 - Conference report on Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Amendment re jury trials

August 29, 1957 - Tribute to Sterling Cole

August 29, 1957 - Three Resolutions re Committee Investi­gations

September 3, 1957 - Constitutional Rights of States and Individuals - Extension - report of Committee of Mississippi State Bar

Speech Material - Manila envelope



85th Congress - 1st Session - 1957
Speeches and Statements


  1957 Speech - American Good Government Society - material, draft, and reprint; program and menu

February 11, 1957 - Marion Bayard Folsom, Secretary, Depart­ment of Health, Education and Welfare - Extension - Article, New York Times

February 11, 1957 - Federal Aid for Schools - Extension -Editorial, Jackson Daily News

February 22, 1957 - Speech upon receiving the George Washington Day Award of the American Good Government Society, February 22, 1957 - mimeographed copy, also typed working copy

March 18, 1957 - No Inference Please - Extension - Editorial, Washington Star

March 18, 1957 - re: Joint Committee on Budget bills of Senator McClellan and Congressman Colmer - Extension

April Il, 1957 - Grass Roots Concern over Government Spending - Extension - Editorial, Matton, Illinois, Journal ­Gazette

May 6, 1957 - Postal "Emergency" May Bring Rate Action -Extension - Editorial, Pascagoula Chronicle-Star

May 16, 1957 - Outline of speech at Jones, Jr. College

June 3, 1957 - Budget Cutting Time, Everyone Must Do His Part
- Extension - Editorial, Iron Age Magazine

June 27, 1957 - Speech before Mississippi Bar Association

July 16, 1957 - Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Rule

August 27, 1957 - Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Conference
Report

Undated - handwritten speech to graduating class

Undated - handwritten outline of speech before unidentified
medical group Correspondence and speech material - 1957-58


85th Congress - 2nd Session - 1958
Congressional Record speeches


  January 11, 1958 - Dedication of hospital at Keesler Air Force
Base - Extension of remarks of Arthur Winstead, January 30

January 13, 1958 - Eulogy of Russell W . Keeney

January 16, 1958 - Authorizing Secretary of Air Force to establish and develop certain installations for National security - detection of bombers and missiles

January 21, 1958 - Increasing Public Debt

January 23, 1958 - Congress Must Curb Power of Supreme Court
Extension - Editorial, Prentiss Headlight

January 29, 1958 - Middle East Economic and Military Cooperation

February 17, 1958 - The Runaway Court - re Mallory decision
Extension - article, Washington Star

March 6, 1958 - Requesting Congressman McCormack to
Schedule HR-912

March 12, 1958 - Eulogy of John J. Dempsey

March 20, 1958 - Price Support and Acreage Allotment Laws

March 25, 1958 - Military Pay Increase

March 25, 1958 - Independent Offices Appropriation

April 22, 1958 - Adding Margarine to Navy Ration Statute

April 23, 1958 - Financial Assistance to Schools in Impacted Areas

May 5, 1958 - Cherish the Federal Credit - Extension - Editorial, The American Banker

May 13, 1958 - Colmer amendment to Mutual Security Bill -also reprint titled, "End Foreign Aid"

May 22, 1958 - Jefferson-Jackson Day Address of Congressman Colmer - Extension of Watkins M. Abbitt - Address delivered May 10

May 22, 1958 - Postal Rates and Postal Pay

June 3, 1958 - Defense Appropriation

June 4, 1958 - Defense Appropriation - in support of National Guard

June 10, 1958 - Extension of Trade Agreements

June 23, 1958 - `Fishbait" Miller

June 24, 1958 - Legislative Appropriation

June 25, 1958 - Incorporation of Veterans of WWI

July 8, 1958 - Additional Secretary of State

July 15, 1958 - Doctrine of Federal Preemption - States Rights

July 17, 1958 - Speech of Judge Smith referring to Congressman Colmer's collaboration on HR-3, the States Rights Bill

July 21, 1958 - Yield request supporting National Guard

August 15, 1958 - Opposing Area Redevelopment Act

Manila envelope titled "Proceedings participated in by Mr. Colmer in 2nd Session, 85th Congress"


85th Congress - 2nd Session - 1958
Speeches and Statements


  January 11, 1958 - Dedication of Hospital at Keesler Air Force Base; also working copy

January 23, 1958 - (Record of January 27) - Congress Must Curb Power of Supreme Court - Editorial, Prentiss Headlight

February 18, 1958 - Curbing the Court

May 2, 1958 - Will M. Whittington

May 5, 1958 - Speech before Conference on International Affairs - Held at Mississippi Southern College

May 10, 1958 - (Record of May 22) Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner speech at Fredericksburg, Virginia

May 13, 1958 - Foreign Aid

June 10, 1958 - Realistic Farm Program - Extension re Bill Co-Sponsored by Senator Talmadge and Congressman Colmer - (Remarks by Talmadge attached)

July 7, 1958 - Speech at American Legion Convention, Biloxi Miss.

July 15, 1958 - Doctrine of Federal Preemption - States Rights Bill

Speech Material - Foreign Aid Speech

Speech Material - Dedication of National Guard Armory, Prentiss; ODK, Ole Miss.; Fiscal policy; etcetera


86th Congress - 1st Session - 1959
Congressional Record Speeches

Box 429, 430 January 26, 1959 - The Supreme Court and the South - Extension - Article from Laurel Leader Call by W. A. Langley - Also mimeographed reprint

January 27, 1959 - Speech of Honorable Arthur Winstead at the
Mississippi Products Dinner - Extension by Congressman Colmer
inserting speech in Record

February 3, 1959 - Deep in the Heart of Dixie - Extension - Editorial from Wayne County News

February 17, 1959 - Comments on Alford Speech (Representative Dale Alford of Arkansas)

February 25, 1959 - Mississippi - Extension - Editorial from the Jackson State Times

March 11, 1959 - Hawaii Statehood

March 19, 1959 - FAA Authorization - High Taxes and Economy in Government

May 20, 1959 - Herlong Amendment to Housing Bill

May 21, 1959 - Colmer Amendment to Housing Bill

June 4, 1959 - Federal Water Pollution Act

June 8, 1959 - Tax Rate Extension Act

June 11, 1959 - The Greater Crime - Extension - Editorial, Washington Evening Star

June 11, 1959 - Physician, Heal Thyself - Extension -Editorial, Jackson Daily News

June 22, 1959 - Establishing Rules of Interpretation for Federal Courts Involving the Doctrine of Preemption - HR-3, State Rights Bill

July 7, 1959 - "Admissibility of Evidence - Statements and Confessions" -- Report and speech on rule on bill re

July 8, 1959 - Amending Federal Aviation Act of 1958 - Rule and Speech on rule

August 27, 1959 - Second Housing Bill

September 8, 1959 - Pascagoula Harbor Project

September 15, 1959 - The Launching of the Good Ship "James Lykes" - Extension - Remarks at launching of Chairman Hebert Bonner of House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee



86th Congress - 1st Session - 1959
Speeches and Statements - Typed


  January 26, 1959 - The Supreme Court and the South (with copy of letter of transmittal to Fishbait Miller, dated September 19, 1958, asking to have it placed in the appendix of the Record) also mimeographed reprint

January 27, 1959 - Speech of Honorable Arthur Winstead at Mississippi Products Dinner - Extension by Congressman Colmer inserting speech in Record

January 29, 1959 - The Putnam Letter - extension

March 5, 1959 - Outline of TV speech, titled "Russians Again
Take Advantage of our Known Desire for Peace"

April 2, 1959 - Release on Banquet talk before 9991st Air Force Reserve Squadron on Berlin crisis

May 5, 1959 - Speech on Berlin Crisis before Conference of International Affairs Held at Mississippi Southern College - Text of speech, sheets from working draft, and copies of release

May 18, 1959 - The Greater Crime - Extension - Washington Star Editorial

June 4, 1959 - Speech material - Article by Robert Forbes on similar theme to the following

June 7, 1959 - TV Speech - "A Unified South Can Show the Way in 1960"

June 22, 1959 - Rule on HR-3, States Rights Bill

August S, 1959 - Statement before House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries on Colmer Bill to eliminate 6% differential for West Coast shipbuilders

August 14, 1959 - Statement on Landrum-Griffin labor reform bill

August 27, 1959 - Where Will This Program Lead - Portion of speech on public housing

September 14, 1959 - The Launching of the Good Ship James Lykes - Extension inserting remarks of Chairman Herbert Bonner of Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee and of Administrator
Clarence G. Morse of the Maritime Administration

September 8, 1959 - Revision of remarks on Pascagoula Harbor in debate on Public Works Appropriation

October 23, 1959 - Response to UPI request for views on accomplishments of 1st Session and look at the approaching 2nd Session (Congress)


News Releases:

January 22, 1959 - "Colmer Renews Court Curbing Fight"

February 28, 1959 - Colmer Introducing Resolution Supporting President Eisenhower in Berlin Crisis



86th Congress - 2nd Session - 1960
Congressional Record Speeches

  January 18, 1960 - Poplarville Editor Defends Hometown and Rejects a Cruel Stigma - Extension, Editorial of the Weekly Democrat

February 17, 1960 - Civil Rights

February 17, 1960 - The South and Its 1960 Course -Extension - David Lawrence column in Washington Star

March 2, 1960 - The Constitution of the United States -Extension - Prentiss Headlight Editorial

March 10, 1960 - It Is Already Here - Extension - Resolution adopted by Southern caucus on Civil Rights Bill, offered by Governor Tuck

March 10, 1960 - Civil .Rights - Federal Registrars

March 11, 1960 - Civil Rights - Yield request during Governor Tuck's speech

March 16, 1960 - Hawaii - Inouye

March 18, 1960 - Civil Rights Yield request during Budge speech

March 22, 1960 - Civil Rights - Yield request during debate on Loser amendment

March 31, 1960 - Nuclear Sub "Sculpin" Launched - Extension - re launching at Pascagoula

April 4, 1960 - Divide and Conquer - Extension - Laurel Leader-Call editorial re National Democratic -Party Chairman Paul Butler

April 21, 1960 - Civil Rights

May 9, 1960 - Honorable Graham A. Barden of North Carolina Honored - Extension - remarks of Honorable Charles A. Halleck in presenting Good Government Award to Barden

May 26, 1960 - Federal Aid for Education

June 2, 1960 - Multiple-use Forestry Bill

June 6, 1960 - Build Ships in United States Shipyards

June 7, 1960 - Commencement Exercises, National Cathedral School for Girls - Misses Lera Thomas and Sara Patsy Miller

June 16, 1960 - Southern students Oppose Civil Wrongs -Extension - Resolution of Student Government Assn at Mississippi Southern College

June 16, 1960 - Address by Former Governor Caldwell before Southern Student Government Association

June 17, 1960 - Mutual Security (Foreign Aid)

June 17, 1960 - Upstream-Downstream Power Bill

June 17, 1960 - Amendment Prohibiting Expenditures of Mutual Security Funds in Shipyards Located Outside the United States

August 22, 1960 - Extension of Library Services Act

August 23, 1960 - States Rights Switch Irony

August 29, 1960 - Report of rule on bill eliminating 6% differential

August 31, 1960 - Government Economy and Representative Harmon (Ind.)

August 31, 1960 - Milk and Butterfat Price Support Bill

September 2, 1960 - Record (dated September 1) - The Rising Tide of Violence - Extension - Speech
of Honorable Martha W. Griffiths of Michigan

September 2, 1960 - What the South Means by States Rights -Extension - Laurel Leader-Call editorial



86th Congress - 2nd Session - 1960
Speeches - Typed


  No date - Still a Champion After 30 Years - Extension -"Know Your Coast" Column, Daily Herald; December 29, 1959

February 8, 1960 - The National Flower - Extension - Laurel Leader-Call editorial

February 17, 1960 - Civil Rights Legislation

February 17, 1960 - The South and Its 1960 Course -Extension - David Lawrence column, Washington Star

February 25, 1960 - Address before Mississippi State Legislature - Final copy and working draft

March 2, 1960 - The Constitution of the United States -Extension - Prentiss-Headlight editorial

March 10, 1960 - Civil Rights - working copies

March 10, 1960 - It Is Already Here - Extension

March 16, 1960 - The Southern Side of Civil Rights - Proposed Extension not used because Senator Thurmond had already inserted material, a David Lawrence column on Senator Talmadge's remarks on Meet The Press

March 31, 1960 - Nuclear Sub "Sculpin" Launched - Extension

April 1, 1960 - (Record of April 4) - Divide and Conquer-Extension - Laurel Leader-Call editorial

May 9, 1960 - Honorable Graham A. Barden Honored

June 7, 1960 - TV speech, "A Unified South Can Show the Way in 1960"

June 7, 1960 - Commencement Exercises of National Cathedral School - Extension

June 16, 1960 - Address by Former Governor Caldwell before Southern Student Government Association - Extension

June 16, 1960 - Southern Students Oppose "Civil Wrongs" -Extension

August 22, 1960 - Library Services Act

September 1, 1960 - What The South Means by States Rights -Extension

September 1, 1960 - The Rising Tide of Violence - Extension

September 23, 1960 - Remarks before Council of State Chambers of Commerce, Point Clear, Alabama - Final copy and working draft

Miscellaneous correspondence re speeches

No date - rough speech outline - occasion of speech uncertain


86th Congress - 2nd Session - 1960
Statements


  January 5, 1960 - Shall Be Controversial Congressional Session

March 10, 1960 - Southern Congressmen Organize for Civil Rights Battle (See speech, "It Is Already Here")

February 5, 1960 - Colmer Questions Celler's "Carpetbagger" amendment

March 23, 1960 - Statement on passage of the Civil Rights Bill

March 28, 1960 - Paul Butler Has Done It Again

July 25, 1960 - Colmer Clarifies Position (on Presidential Election)

October 11, 1960 - Stop Being Taken For Granted - Statement for The Mississippian

October 28, 1960 - Statement sent to Congressman John Bell Williams' Secretary affirming continued support of the independent electors



87th Congress - lst Session - 161
Congressional Record Speeches


Box 431 February 27, 1961 - Federal Control Follows the Federal
Dollar - Extension - Jackson Clarion Ledger

March 7, 1961 - Tribute to a Good Soldier - Extension - Laurel Leader-Call Editorial re James D. Slayton

March 7, 1961 - The Red Cross - Extension - Hattiesburg American Editorial

March 7, 1961 - True Picture - Extension - Hattiesburg American Editorial

March 14, 1961 - Dwight David Eisenhower, to restore to the active list

March 20, 1961 - Tribute to late Congressman Carroll Reece

March 21, 1961 - Military Construction

March 28, 1961 - Pearl Harbor Memorial - Extension - Poem by Mrs. Veva Perry Capsas

May 3, 1961 - Needed Now: A Joint Committee on the Budget - Extension - Article by Senator McClellan in the Tax Review

May 3, 1961 - Notwithstanding All These Things - Speech delivered by the Honorable A. Boyd Campbell

June 8,, 1961 - Has the 10th Amendment Been Repealed? Extension - David Lawrence Editorial

July 12, 1961 - Thought Control - Extension - Hattiesburg American Editorial

July 17, 1961 - The Berlin Crisis

August 2, 1961 - Berlin Resolution

August 9, 1961 - Russian Spacemen

September 7, 1961 - Select Committee to Investigate and Study the Administration of Export Control Act of 1949


87th Congress - 1st Session - 1961
Speeches Typed


  January 4, 1961 - Eulogy to Honorable John E. Rankin

February 17, 1961 - Tribute to Paul Wooton

February 20, 1961 - The Same Course - Extension -Hattiesburg American Editorial

February 23, 1961 - Federal Control Follows the Federal Dollar - Extension - Record of February 27

March 7, 1961 - Tribute to a Good Soldier -.Extension

March 7, 1961 - True Picture - Extension

March 7, 1961 - The Red Cross - Extension

March 28, 1961 - Pearl Harbor Memorial - Extension

Undated - Federal Aid for Education - outline and material

May 3, 1961 - Needed Now: A Joint Committee on the Budget - Extension

May 3, 1961 - Notwithstanding All These Things - Speech of Boyd Campbell - Extension

May 15, 1961 - Address before Public Affairs Luncheon Club, Dallas, Texas - Working, final and mimeographed copies

June 8, 1961 - Has the 10th Amendment Been Repealed? Extension

June 10, 1961 - TV Speech - Castro's Offer to Trade

June 19, 1961 - Displaced Person Awarded College Scholarship in Mississippi - Extension- story from Stone County Enterprise

July 12, 1961 - Thought Control - Extension

July 17, 1961 - The Berlin Crisis - Attached copy of Colmer Resolution

July 26, 1961 - The Berlin Crisis - Extension of John Bell Williams inserting Hattiesburg American editorial on Colmer Resolution

August 2, 1961 - Berlin Resolution

October 19, 1961 - Address before Mississippi Manufacturers Ass'n

Miscellaneous correspondence re speeches


87th Congress - 1st Session - 1961
Speech Material


  Manila envelope - Outline of speech, "Are We Surrendering Our
Heritage of Freedom?" - before Colonial Dames - Socialist Party platform compared with platforms and legislative programs of the major parties


87th Congress - 1st Session - 1961
Statements


  January 23, 1961 - Colmer Stands Firm on Rules Fight

March 18, 1961 - Colmer Asks Reconsideration of Pat Harrison Waterway

March 23, 1961 - Mississippi's Claim to Submerged Lands

June 9, 1961 - Pascagoula Harbor

July 17, 1961 - Resolution Backing President's Firm Policy on Berlin Introduced by Congressman Colmer

Undated - Draft of statement on unpledged electors -Connected with Rules fight?? - (copy has not "Not for release")

Undated - Draft of Statement on National Radio Month


87th Congress - 2nd Session - 1962
Congressional Record Speeches

  January 18, 1962 - A Job for Uncle Sam - Extension -Hattiesburg American Editorial

February 15, 1962 - "Liberals" Defined - Extension -Columnist Tom Ethridge, Jackson Clarion Ledger, quoting from a Raymond Moley column in Newsweek

February 15, 1962 - Time for Questions - Extension -Clarksdale Press-Register Editorial

March 5, 1962 - The Late Honorable Wall Doxey

March 13, 1962 - Amending the Immigration and Nationality Act

March 21, 1962 - Military Authorization Bill

April 12, 1962 - Eliminating Pacific Coast Shipbuilding Cost Differential

May 10, 1962 - Secret Service

May 17, 1962 - "What The Constitution Means to Me" -Extension - Essay from Prentiss Headlight

August 2, 1962 - Military Authorization Bill

August 9, 1962 - Aeronautics, Space, Russia

August 28, 1962 - Resolution to declare Sir Winston Churchill an Honorary Citizen of the United States

September 20, 1962 - Cuba and Berlin Resolution

September 24, 1962 - Reserve Call-Up Resolution

September 24, 1962 - Yield request re above

September 25, 1962 - Good Advice - Extension - Laurel Leader-Call Editorial

September 25, 1962- Sending War Claims Act to Conference

September 25, 1962 - State of Mississippi Defends Constitution

October 1, 1962 - Mississippi - Ole Miss-Meredith incident

October 3, 1962 - Rivers and Harbors Bill

October 3, 1962 - Mississippi - Ole Miss - Meredith

October 3, 1962 - Honorable Frank Boykin

October 3, 1962 - Honorable John McCormack

October 4, 1962 - Berlin Resolution - Report from Rules Committee

October 5, 1962 - Sense of Congress re Berlin

October 5, 1962 - Haste in the Mississippi Case - Extension -Editorial David Lawrence column, Washington, D.C. Evening Star

October 5, 1962 - Record (dated October 3) - The Mississippi Tragedy - Extension

October 5, 1962 - Postal Rate Increase, Pay Raise

October 8, 1962 - Honorable Frank E. Smith

October 12, 1962 - Parliamentary Inquiry

October 12, 1962 - Eliminating 6% Differential Subsidy to West Coast Shipyards

November 2, 1962 - Texas Student Gives Eyewitness Account of "Ole Miss" Tragedy - Extension - Article from the Amarillo Citizen

Correspondence re speeches


87th Congress - 2nd Session - 1962
Speeches and Statements typed


  January 18, 1962 - A Job for Uncle Sam - Extension

February 15, 1962 - Time for Question - Extension

February 15, 1962 - Liberals Defined - Extension

March 5, 1962 - Eulogy of Wall Doxey

May 17, 1962 - "What the Constitution Means to Me" -Extension

May 31, 1962 - Address at Biloxi High School Graduation

June 4, 1962 - Private Business and Integration - Extension -David Lawrence column

June 4, 1962 - Power a Dictator Would Usurp - Extension -Washington Evening Star Editorial

August - 1962 - Eulogy of Honorable Will Whittington

August 18, 1962 - Resolution Declaring Sir Winston Churchill an Honorary Citizen of the United States

September 25, 1962 - Good Advice - Extension

October 3, 1962 - The Mississippi Tragedy - working copy -October 5 Record

October 3, 1962 - (October 5 Record) - Hast in Mississippi Case - Extension

October 12, 1962 - Eliminating 6% Differential Subsidy to West Coast Shipyards

October 26, 1962 - Statement on Cuban Situation

October 28, 1962 - Need Federal Law to Curb Riots, Care for "Domestic Tranquility" - Extension

December 11, 1962 - Speech before Rivers and Harbors Association of Mississippi - Notes, outline, material


Miscellaneous Statements, News Releases and Speeches

  Folders as follows: (Comma Indicates Separate Folder)

1933 through 1945, 1946, 1947-48, 1949 (2 folders)

1950 (3 folders - Statements, News Releases, Newspaper Clippings and Correspondence)

1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958 (2 folders - Statements, Newspaper Releases/Clippings - and one manila envelope - News Releases of April 30, 1958 - "Colmer Calls For End Foreign Aid"; May 17, Colmer Makes Effort to End Foreign Aid; and June 17 Colmer Replies to Celler)

Speech Material - 1935-1940, 1953-1961

Campaign Speech Material (copies of Congressional Record speeches by Mr. Colmer between 1937 and 1955) Probably duplicates

Speech Material - What Congress Has Done to Win the War -1942 (Manila Envelope)

Folder Marked "Speeches" - 1933-1936 (Miscellaneous carbon copies with no specific dates)


DUPLICATE COPIES

  What About Russia? reprint and numerous mimeographed copies
from Congressional Record, August 2, 1946

High Taxes Result of Unbridled Spending - March 19, 1952 -
Mimeographed from Congressional Record

Proceedings of Joint Session on awarding Congressional Medal of
Honor to Sergeant Jake W. Lindsey - Reprints - May 21, 1945

The Vicious "Civil Wrongs" Bill - Reprints - January 31, 1964

Address before Dallas, Texas Public Affairs Luncheon Club -May 15, 1961 - Mimeographed

Repeal Wartime Taxes on Barbers, Beauty Shop Operators and Movies - April 12, 1948 - Reprint

Reprint of Keep Faith With The Farmers - July 18, 1947 and a

Mississippi Statesman - April 7, 1947

Parity for Tung Nuts - Reprint - August 2, 1949

Public Housing - Tearsheet - August 27, 1959

Address before Mississippi Legislature - March 8, 1950
Mimeographed - called "The State of The Union"

The Supreme Court of the South - January 26, 1959 - Mimeographed copy of Congressional Record

News Release on Joint Resolution on Berlin Crisis and copy of
resolution attached - mimeographed - February 28, 1959

Four-page letter to President Eisenhower re Civil Rights Bill -
July 12, 1957 - mimeographed

Address before Southern Pine Association, New Orleans,
Louisiana, April 17, 1950 - mimeographed

Warning of Grave Danger - 2nd Southern Manifesto (House
members only) - July 13, 1956

"The South, the Democratic Party, the So-called Civil Rights Program" - Reprint - April 8, 1948

Pascagoula Graduation speeches - Reprint - 1942

Speech before George Washington Day Dinner - American Good
Government Society - February 23, 1957

A Unified South Can Show the Way in 1960 - TV speech - June
7, 1960

*This collection is being re-processed. All items may not be available at all times. For questions regarding the availability of particular items, please call (601) 266-4348.*

THE COLMER PAPERS

LISTS - 1933-1962

73rd Congress through 87th


(Each date set off by a comma represents a separate folder)


Box 436 Lists @ 1960-61, 1958, 1955-57, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950,
1949, 1947 (2 folders), 1945-46, 1944-45, 1943, 1942, 1941,
1940, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1934-35

Lists Miscellaneous -

Bankers - 1933

Commanders, Legion Posts - 1934

Farmers - 1942 (manila envelope)

Friends - 1933 (Inaugural edition of Times of March 4, 1933, sent to)

Graduates - 1961; 1959, 1955, 1954, 1946, 1943

Libraries (Mississippi) - 1951, 1946, 1944-45, 1943

Physicians (Veterans Administration ) - 1946

Veterans - 1946

Old Lists - Christmas - Masters - Voters

 

 


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