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SEVENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, 1937-38
First Session, January 5-August 21, 1937
Second Session, November 15-December 21, 1937

Third Session, January 3-June 16, 1938

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 14 vols. 5 ft.

941 Minute book, ist session (75A-AI); legislative journal, lst session 775AA2); minute book, 2d and 3d sessions (75A-A3); legislative journal, 2d session (75A-AL); and legislative journal, 3d session (754-45).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 26 ft.

942 Fifty-three volumes of original House bills (75A-B1); original House joint resolutions (75A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (75A-B3); House simple resolutions (75A-B4); a House motion (75A-B5); desk copies of House bills passed (75A-B6); desk copies of House joint resolutions passed (754B7); desk copies of House concurrent resolutions agreed to (75A-B8); desk copies of House simple resolutions agreed to (754-B9); engrossed House bills (75A-B10); engrossed House joint resolutions (754-B11); engrossed House concurrent resolutions (75A-B12); desk copies of House bills tabled (754-B13); desk copies of House joint resolutions tabled (75A-B14); desk copies of House concurrent resolutions tabled (75A-B15); and desk copies of House sime ple resolutions tabled (75A-B16). Arranged numerically within each group.

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. 2 ft.

943 Senate bills passed (75A-Cl); Senate bills that failed to pass (754-02); Senate joint resolutions passed (75A-C3); engrossed Senate bills (754-C4); engrossed Senate joint resolutions (754-C5); engrossed Senate concurrent resolutions (75A-C6); Senate simple resolutions communicated to the House (75A-C7); and notifications of Senate agreement to House amendments or to conference committee reports on Senate bills and resolutions (75A-C8). Arranged numerically within each group. PAPERS ACCOMPANYING SPECIFIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS. 214 ft.

9441 Grouped by specified committees listed below. Arranged numerically by bill or resolution within each committee, except 75A-D6, 75A-D18, 75A-D24, 75A-D28, and 75A-D36, in which private bills are arranged alphabetically by person or subject.

Committee on Accounts (75A-DI); Committee on Agriculture (75A-D2); Committee on Banking and Currency (75A-D3); Committee on the Census (75A-D4); Committee on the Civil Service (75A-D5); Committee on Claims (75A-D6); Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures (75A-D7); Committee on Disposition of Executive Papers (75A-D8); Committee on the District of Columbia (75AD9); Committee on Education (75A-D10); Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments (75A-Dll); Committee on Flood Control (75A-D12); Committee on Foreign Affairs (75A-D13); Committee on Iminigration and Naturalization (75A-D14); Committee on Indian Affairs (75A-D15); Committee on Insular Affairs (75A-D16); Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

(75A-D17); Committee on Invalid Pensions (75A-D18); Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation (75A-D19); Committee on the Judiciary (75A-D20); Committee on Labor (75A-D21); Committee on the Library (75A-D22); Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (75A-D23); Committee on Military Affairs (754D24); Committee on Mines and Mining (75A-D25); Committee on Naval Affairs (75A-D26); Committee on Patents (75A-D27); Committee on Pensions (75A-D28); Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (75A-D29); Committee on Printing (75A-D30); Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (75A-D31); Committee on Public Lands (75A-D32); Committee on Rivers and Harbors (75A-D33); Committee on Roads (75A-D34); Committee on the Territories (754-D35); Committee on War Claims (75A-D 36); Committee on Ways and Means (75A-D37); and Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation (754-D38).

COMMITTEE REPORTS. 61 vols. 14 ft.

245 Original committee reports, 1st session (75A-El), 2d session (75A-E2), and 3d session (75A-E3). Arranged numerically within each group.

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COMMITTEE PAPERS. 38 ft.

946 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Accounts: various subjects (75A-F1.1). Committee on Agriculture; insect pests and plant diseases (75A-F2.1); hear

ings (75A -F2.2); messages from the President (75A-F2.3); and various sub

jects (75A-F2.4). Committee on Appropriations: correspondence (75A-F3.1), arranged numerically;

and messages from the President, Jan. 3, 1938, transmitting the budget for

1939 (75A-F3.2). Committee on Banking and Currency: various subjects (75A-F4.1). Committee on the Civil Service: various subjects (75A-F5.1). Committee on Claims: a docket volume (75A-F6.1). Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures: various subjects (75A-F7.1).

There is also a volume of minutes, 75th Congress, 1st session, to 76th

Congress, 1st session (75A-F7.2). Committee on Disposition of Executive Papers: various subjects (75A-F8.1). Committee on Education: various subjects (75A-F9.1) and unbound minutes

(75A -F9.2). Comittee on Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives in

Congress: various papers (75A-F10.1). Committee on Elections No. 1: contested election case of Calvin Rutherford

v. J. Will Taylor, Tennessee (75A-F11.1). Committee on Elections No. 3: contested election case of Alphonse Roy V.

Arthur B. Jenks, New Hampshire (75A-F12.1), and unbound minutes (754

F12,2). Committee on Enrolled Bills: various subjects (75A-F13.1). There is also a

volume relating to the enrollment of bills and resolutions (75A-F13.2). Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments: correspondence and

reports relating to "publicity work" of executive agencies (75A-F14.1), arranged a lphabetically by agency; executive communications (754-F14.2); messages from the President (756-F14.3); and various subjects (75AF24.4).

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Committee on Flood Control: examination and surveys of rivers and other

waterways (75A-F15.1), arranged alphabetically by river, etc.; and vari

ous subjects (75A-F15.2). Committee on Foreign Affairs: correspondence (75A-F16.1); international

expositions and conferences (75A-F16.2); tin investigation to determine the extent to which the United States is dependent upon foreign nations

for its supply of tin (756-F16.3); and various subjects (75A-F16.4). Committee on Immigration and Naturalization: various subjects (75A-F17.1)

and unbound minutes (75A-F17.2). Committee on Indian Affairs: a volume of minutes (75A-F18.1). Committee on Insular Affairs: Philippine Islands (75A-F19.1); Rierto

Rico (75A-F19.2); and the Virgin Islands (75A-F19.3). Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce: executive communications

(75A-F20.1) and various subjects (754->20.2). There are also a volume

of minutes (75A-F20.3) and 2 docket volumes (75A-F20.1.). Committee on Invalid Pensions: correspondence (751-F21.1); various sub

jects (75A-F21.2); and unbound minutes (75A-F21.3). Committee on the Judiciary: antilynching legislation (754-F22.1); corre

spondence (75A-F22.2), arranged alphabetically by correspondent; executive cornunications (75A-F22,3), arranged numerically; and hearings

(75A-122.4). There is also a volume of minutes (75A-F22.5). Committee on Labor: various subjects (75A-F23.1). Committee on the Library: executive communications (75A-F24.1), arranged

alphabetically by agency; National Archives (75A-F24.2); various sub

jects (75A-F24.3); and unbound minutes (75A-F24.4). Committee on Merchant ivarine and Fisheries: executive communications

(75A-F25.1), arranged numerically; messages from the President (75A· F25.2); and various subjects (75A-F25.3). Committee on Mines and Lining: various subjects (75A-F26.1). Committee on Patents: correspondence (75A-127.1), arranged alphabetically

by correspondent; hearings on compulsory licensing (75A-F27.2); and

various subjects (75A-F27.3). For docket, see entry 933. Committee on Pensions: receipts for case files loaned to committee by

the Veterans' Administration (75A-F28.1); State laws pertaining to veterans' relief (75A-F28.2); various subjects (75A-F28.3); and unbound

minutes (75A-F28.4). Conmittee on the Post Office and Post Roads: various subjects (75A-F29.1).

There is also a docket volume (75A-F29.2). Committee on Printing: various subjects (75A-F30.1) and unbound minutes

(75A-F30.2). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (75A-F31.1). Committee on Public Lands: various subjects (754-F32.1). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: various subjects (75A-F33.1). Committee on Roads: various subjects (75A-F34.1). Committee on Rules: various subjects (75A-135.1). Committee on the Territories: llawaii (75A-136.1) and various subjects

(75A-F36,2). For minutes, see entry 882; and docket, entry 834. Committee on war Claims: a docket volume (75A-F37.1). Committee on Ways and Lieans: correspondence (75A-138.1); executive com

munications (75A-F38.2), arranged numerically; and messages from the President (75A-F38.3).

, arranged numets (75A-F25.3);ects (754-F26.1):1phabetically

Committee of the Whole House: messages from the President (75A-F39.1). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation: various subjects (75A-F40.1). Select Committee on Conservation of wildlife Resources: See entry 919.

ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 30 vols. 7 ft.

Original House documents, 1st session (75A-G1), 2d session (75A-G2), and 3d session (75A-G3). Arranged numerically within each group.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 26 ft.

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Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject,
Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group.
Committee on Agriculture: control and eradication of noxious weeds (754-

Hl.l); control of grasshoppers (75A-111.2); forestry (75A-H1.3); FrazierLemke farm mortgage refinancing bill (75A-H1.4); interest reduction (754H1.5); normal granary and crop insurance plan (75A-H1.6); sugar (754

H1.7); and various subjects (75A-H1.8). Committee on Appropriations: education (75A-H2,1); Federal Emergency Relief

Administration (75A-H2.2); flood control and flood relief (75A-H2.3); highways (75A -H2.4); reduction of Federal expenditures (75A -H2.5); Works

Progress Administration (754-42.6); and various subjects (75A-112.7). Committee on the Civil Service: Civil Service Court of Appeals (75A-H3.1);

Federal workers' minimum-wage bill (75A -H3.2); 5-day workweek for Federal employees (75A -H3.3); Internal Revenue Service (75A-H3.4); postmasters

(75A-H35 ); and various subjects (754-113.6). Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures: commemorative coins (75A-H4.

1); Congress' power to coin and issue money, and regulate the value

thereof (75A-44.2); and various subjects (75A-H4.3). Committee on Foreign Affairs: Jews in Poland (75A-H5.1); neutrality law

(75A-H5.2); and various subjects (75A-H5.3). Committee on Immigration and Naturalization: citizenship for Filipino World

War veterans (75A-H6.1); color and racial tests in the immigration and naturalization laws of the United States (754-46.2); and various subjects

(75A-H6.3). Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce; advertisement of alcoholic

beverages (75A-H7.1); aviation industry (75A-H7.2); child labor (75A -:17.

3); food, drug, and cosmetics legislation (754-H7.4); foreign trade (75417.5); Interstate Commerce Act (75A-H7.6); motion-picture legislation

(75A-H7.7); motor vehicles (754-H7.8); and railroads (75A-117.9). Committee on the Judiciary: fair-trade legislation (75A-H8.1); Federal judic

iary (75A-H8.2); investigations (75A-H8.3); labor legislation (754-18.4); national defense (75A-H8.5); prevention of lynching and mob violence (754H8.6); proposed amendments to the Constitution (75A-H8.7); Thomas J. Mooney and Warren K. Billings case (754-48.8); tideland ownership (75A H8.9); un-American activities (75A-H8.10); and various subjects (75A-H8.

11). Committee on Labor: child labor (75A-H9.1); Government competition with pri

vate industry (75A-H9.2); housing (75A-H9.3); investigations (75A-H9.4); wages and hours (75A-H9.5); Works Progress Administration (75A-H9.6); and various subjects (75A-H9.7).

Committee on the Library: Pulaski memorial day (75A-H10.1) and various sub

jects (75A -H10.2). Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: various subjects (75A-H11.1). Committee on Military Affairs: Hawaii (75A -H12.1); Industrial Mobilization

Plan--universal service legislation (75A-H12.2); inland waterways (75AH12.3); national defense (75A-H12.4); pay, retirement, and pensions of members of the Armed Forces (75A -1112.5); Philippine Islands (75A-H12.6); post exchanges (754-H12.7); Tennessee Valley Authority (75A-H12.8); and

various subjects (75A-H12.9). Committee on Mining: various subjects (75A-H13.1). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: post office buildings (75A-H14.

1); postal employees (75A H14.2); postal rates (75A-H14.3); star mail

routes (75A-H14.4); and various subjects (75A-H14.5). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (75A-H15.1). Committee on Public Lands: forest reserves (75A-H16.1); national monuments

(75A -H16.2); national parks (75A-H16.3); and various subjects (75A-416.4). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: Florida Ship Canal (75A-H17.1); improvement

of rivers and harbors (75A-H17.2); and various subjects (75A-H17.3). Committee on the Territories: Alaska (754-H18.1); Hawaii (75A-H18.2); and

various subjects (75A-H18.3). Committee on Ways and Means: Argentine Sanitary Convention (75A-H19.1);

Federal aid to States (754-H19.2); general recovery bill-Townsend Plan (75A-H19.3); National Firearms Registration Act (75A-H19.4); old-age pensions (75A-H19.5); return of illegal residents to countries of origin (75A -H19.6); revenue in general (754-H19.7); Social Security Act (75AH19.8); tariff (75A-H19.9); Works Progress Administration (75A-H19.10);

and various subjects (75A-H19.11). Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation: veterans' homes (75A-H20.1);

veterans' hospitals (75A-H20.2); and various subjects (75A-H20.3).

ELECTION RECORDS. 2 ft.

949 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (75A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory; and certificates of final ascertainment of electors for President and Vice President (75A-J2), arranged alphabetically by state.

OTHER RECORDS. 8 in.

950 A volume of roll calls (75A-Kl), arranged chronologically; motions to discharge committees from consideration of bills (75A-K2), arranged chronologically; and various papers (75A-K3), arranged by subject.

Records of Impeachment Proceedings

IMPEACHMENT OF FERDINAND A. GEIGER, 3 in.

951 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Ferdinand A. Gieger, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin (75BAl).

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