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UNITED STATES SENATE

SELECT COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS

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(Created pursuant to S. Res. 58, 81st Cong.]

JOHN SPARKMAN, Alabama, Chairman HERBERT R. O'CONOR, Maryland

CHARLES W. TOBEY, New Hampshire RUSSELL B. LONG, Louisiana

LEVERETT SALTONSTALL, Massachusetts
GUY M. GILLETTE, Iowa

EDWARD J. THYE, Minnesota
HUBERT H. HUMPHREY, Minnesota ROBERT C. HENDRICKSON, New Jersey
LESTER C. HUNT, Wyoming

ANDREW F. SCHOEPPEL, Kansas
WILLIAM BENTON, Connecticut

JAMES H. DUFF, Pennsylvania
LAURANCE G. HENDERSON, Staff Director
JOHN E. NEWBY, Special Counsel
WALTER B. STULTS, Professional Staff Member
MINNA L. RUPPERT, Clerk

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

SELECT COMMITTEE ON SMALL BUSINESS

(Created pursuant to H. Res. 33, 82d Cong.]

WRIGHT PATMAN, Texas, Chairman MIKE MANSFIELD, Montana

CHARLES A. HALLECK, Indiana JOE L. EVINS, Tennessee

WILLIAM S. HILL, Colorado CLARENCE G. BURTON, Virginia

R. WALTER RIEHLMAN, New York ABRAHAM J. MULTER, New York

HORACE SEELY-BROWN, JR., Connecticut
CLINTON D. MCKINNON, California

THOMAS B. CURTIS, Missouri
VICTOR P. DALMAS, Executive Director
ERNEST L. STOCKTON, Consultant
DUNCAN CLARK, Research Analyst
JEAN C. CURTIS, Clerk

SUBCOMMITTEE No. 2-PARTICIPATION OF SMALL BUSINESS IN GOVERNMENT

PROCUREMENT

JOE L. EVINS, Tennessee, Chairman CLARENCE G. BURTON, Virginia

WILLIAM S. HILL, Colorado ABRAHAM J. MULTER, New York

THOMAS B. CURTIS, Missouri

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CONTENTS

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Statement of -

Alexander, Archibald S., Under Secretary, Department of the Army--

Ashler, Commander Philip, Acting Chief, Office of Small Business,

Munitions Board..

Christmas, Maj. Gen. John K., Chief, Procurement Division, G-4,

United States Army--

Elliott, Maxwell H., general counsel, General Services Administration.

Gibson, Edwin T., Acting Administrator, Defense Production Admin-

istration...

Kimball, Dan A., Under Secretary, Department of the Navy-

Koehler, John T., Assistant Secretary, Department of the Navy-

Larson, Jess, Administrator, General Services Administration..

McBrian, William J., Vice Chairman for Supply Management, Muni-

tions Board..

McCone, John A., Under Secretary, Department of the Air Force--

Noble, Vice Adm. A. G., Chief, Office of Navy Material, United States

Navy-

Pritchard, John, Deputy Admin istrator for Small Business, Defense

Production Administration.--

Ring, Rear Adm. M. L., Military Director for Supply Management,

Munitions Board.

Shackelford, F. S., counselor, Department of the Army.

Shepard, Brig. Gen. H. A., Director of Procurement and Engineering,

Department of the Air Force -

Small, John D., Chairman, Munitions Board..

Watts, W. W., assistant to the Administrator, Defense Production

Administration

Weddell, Kennard, Special Consultant on Small Business to the

Deputy Chief of Staff, Matériel, Department of the Air Force---

EXHIBITS

Defense Production Administration:

Chart E-1. Advertised and negotiated awards to small firms.--

Chart E-2. Total advertised and negotiated awards -

Comptroller General of United States letter to Defense Production

Administrator, May 8, 1951, re modification of procurement

procedures.

Military purchases from small firms in continental United States,

January 31, 1951..

Table E-1. Trend in average monthly awards to small firms.-

Table E-2. Trend in average monthly advertised and negotiated

awards to small firms..

Table E-3. Number and value of purchase actions of the Military

departments in United States January 31, 1951.-.

Department of the Air Force:

Air Matériel Command Instruction No. 70–9 re procurement and

contracting, guaranteed loan financing-

Air Matériel Command prime contracts placed..

Building aircraft is a nation-wide job----

Electronic prime of Air Force, first level only.

Electronic prime (eastern) to Air Force--

Guaranteed loan procedures chart.

Large prime contractors of AF planes.-

Location of small business specialists...

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Department of the Air Forces—Continued

Memorandum re Air Force V-loan organization and procedures
Memorandum re policy and operating procedure re applications for

certificates of necessity for accelerated tax amortization.-
New York exhibit, February 19–March 3, 1951, first results.
Operation small business --

Prime contracts and purchase orders placed.--
Department of the Army:

Distribution of contracts in United States..

Small-business participation:

All size prime contracts, 1951, by number of contracts and dollars.

All size prime contracts, 1951, by dollars --

All size prime contracts, 1951, negotiated and advertised, by

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number of contracts.--

All size prime contracts, 1951, negotiated and advertised, by

dollars..

Dollars to small business, fiscal years 1949, 1950, 1951.

Percent of prime contracts to small business, years 1949, 1950,

1951.--

Percent of dollars to small business, years 1949, 1950, 1951.

Prime contracts to small business, fiscal years 1949, 1950, 1951.-

Thirteen selected prime contracts..

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