EDWARD J. GAY III CONGRESSIONAL FILE

(Mss. #1295)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted

December 2008

SUMMARY

Size.

18 linear feet (56 document cases); 2 oversize folders

Geographic locations.

Louisiana; Washington, D.C.

Inclusive dates.

1888-1921

Bulk dates.

1918-1921

Language.

English

Summary.

Comprised of official congressional files of U.S. Senator Edward James Gay III. Primarily correspondence, newspaper clippings and other printed material pertaining to political campaigns and patronage, state and national elections, legislative bills, Dept. of Agriculture, construction of levees by the Mississippi River Commission, and the participation in elections and political support of African Americans. Legislative correspondence discusses pending bills concerning pensions, tariffs, health of rural populations, the creation of the Department of Education, and the transportation, storage and marketing of livestock. Files also contain selected subject materials relative to the American Legion bonus (1920), cotton, sugar, League of Nations (1919-1920), the U.S. Post Office, railroads, women's suffrage, and U. S. military academies.

Organization.

Organized in broad series, therein chronologically, and therein alphabetically by correspondent or topic.

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

Andrew H. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 2542; Edward J. Gay III Congressional File, Mss. 1295; Gay-Butler-Plater Family Papers, Mss. 4872.

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law. Unpublished items whose creators have been deceased seventy or more years are in the public domain.

Citation.

Edward J. Gay III Congressional File, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location(s).

Y:63-80, OS:G

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Edward J. Gay III was the son of Andrew Hynes Gay (1841- 1914) and Lodoiska Clement (1843-1933), and grandson of Edward J. Gay, who represented Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. Representative 1885-1889 and owned St. Louis Plantation, near Plaquemine, La. He married Gladys Fenner (1883-1970) of New Orleans. Edward J. Gay III served as Louisiana's United States Senator from 1917 to 1920 and fathered the generations of the Gays who now control St. Louis Plantation.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Comprised of official congressional files that document the political career of U.S. Senator Edward James Gay III. Files consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, newspaper clippings and other printed material pertaining to political campaigns, state and national elections, political patronage, legislative bills, Dept. of Agriculture, construction of levees by the Mississippi River Commission, and the participation in elections and political support of African-Americans. Legislative correspondence discusses pending bills concerning pensions, tariffs, health of rural populations, the creation of the Department of Education, and the transportation, storage and marketing of livestock. Files also contain selected subject materials relative to the American Legion bonus (1920), cotton, sugar, League of Nations (1919-1920), the United States Post Office, railroads, women's suffrage, and U. S. military academies.

Among the correspondents are U. S. Senator Randall L. Gibson, Francis T. Nicholls, U. S. Congressman William A. J. Sparks, and William S. Posey, an African-American state legislator from St. Mary Parish. Correspondence also contains requests from servicemen (1919-1920) for assistance in obtaining military discharges and finding employment.

LIST OF SERIES

I. General Correspondence, 1918-1921

II. Servicemen's Correspondence, 1919-1920

III. New Orleans Constituents' Correspondence, 1919-1920

IV. Legislative Correspondence, 1918-1920

V. Personal Correspondence

VI. Selected Subject Materials, 1888-1921, undated (bulk: 1914-1921)

VII. Printed Items, 1881-1921, undated

SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

I. General Correspondence, 1918-1921

Organized chronologically, then alphabetically by correspondent or the person or subject the letter is about.

The general correspondence file for 1918-May 1919 primarily consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence with constituents relating to woman's suffrage, patronage, military discharges, appointments to military academies, Louisiana public lands, freight rates, railroads, the New Orleans Navy Yard, and postal salaries.

The file for June 1919-March 1920 is similar to the earlier records but also contains correspondence relating to Louisiana politics and political figures, including John M. Parker, Colonel Stubbs, and Martin Behrman, and the gubernatorial campaign; the peace treaty to end World War I and the League of Nations; extension of the road from Point-a-la Hache to Fort St. Philip, the intracoastal canal, and the South Louisiana Fair at Donaldsonville; prohibition; the Virgin Islands. Correspondence with LSU leaders Thomas Boyd, W.R. Dodson, and Charles Coates, as well as with T.H. Harris, State Superintendent of Education, is also present.

Correspondence dated April-November 1920 relates to the Volstead Act, pensions, tariffs, war risk insurance, the Fuller Bill, distribution of relics of World War I, Liberty Bonds, and the agricultural branch of LSU.

The correspondence files for December 1920-February 1921 primarily relate to legislation, including the Fordney Tariff Bill, McArthur Bill (road building), Poindexter Bill, Gronna Bill, and the Smith-Towner Bill.

II. Servicemen's Correspondence, 1919-1920

Organized alphabetically by correspondent or the person or subject the letter is about.

Correspondence concerning members of the military forces and veterans of World War I, consisting of requests for clemency, disability claims and compensation, commissions, war risk insurance, instructions regarding demobilization, releases and discharges of enlisted men in the Naval Reserve Force and the U.S. Navy

III. New Orleans Constituents' Correspondence, 1919-1920

Organized alphabetically by correspondent or the person or subject the letter is about.

This group is similar in topic to the general correspondence (above) but is comprised specifically of correspondence from New Orleans constituents.

IV. Legislative Correspondence, 1918-1920

Organized by bill.

Includes correspondence related to the following legislation: Cummings Bill Amendments (1920); Daylight Savings Law (1919); Esch and Cummings Bills (1919-1920); Immigration Service Bill (1919-1920); Internal Revenue Bill (1918-1919); Lever Bill, Smith Bill, Kenyon Bill (1918-1919); McNary Shoe Bill (1920); Newton Bill (1919); Newton Bill (1919); Poindexter Bill (1920); Post Office Bill (1920); Postage Bill (1919-1920); Sells Bill (re pensions, 1920). See also the general correspondence files for December 1920-February 1921.

V. Personal Correspondence, 1919-1921

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent or the person or subject the letter is about.

This file relates to Gay's personal interests, friends, and social clubs, including the following topics: the Boston Club, the Chevy Chase Club, and the Louisiana Society of Washington; St. Louis Plantation; John M. Parker, Martin Behrman, Fred Grace and the State Land Office, and Colonel Stubbs.

VI. Selected Subject Materials, 1888-1921, undated (bulk: 1914-1921)

Arranged alphabetically by topic.

Correspondence and other documents related to specific topics, including, the census, cotton, military discharges, sugar and sugar tariff, post office, railroads, suffrage for women, Charles Payne Fenner, Martin Behrman (mayor of New Orleans), passports, Interstate Commerce Commission, taxes, ships, prohibitions, labor, military service academies, universal military education, federal judgeships, gravity canal and inland waterways, the Labor Department, Merchant Marine, Politics, salary bonus, American Legion bonus, Shipping Board, the Virgin Islands, and others. Note information on these topics is also found in general correspondence. See the container list for all topics.

VII. Printed Items, 1881-1921, undated

Mostly publications of the U.S. Congress, including speeches, the Congressional Record, hearings, and bulletins, as well as publications from the U.S. Department of Agriculature. A large portion of the printed items relate to sugar, sugar legislation, and tariffs on the commodity. A poster from Gay's 1918 campaign is also included. See the container list for a list of titles.

CONTAINER LIST

Locations: Y:63-80, OS:G

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Congressional Files, General Correspondence, A-D, 1918-1919 (May)

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A (Abbot), 1919. 3 items

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B, 1918-1919. 12 items

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Ca-Carr, 1918-1919. 33 items

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Carter-Cg, 1918-1919. 37 items

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Ch, 1919. 30 items

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Ci-Cn, 1918-1919. 33 items

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Co-Coo, 1918-1919. 25 items

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Cop-Cz, 1918-1919. 14 items

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D, 1919. 25 items

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D, 1918-1919. 25 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, D-G, 1918-1919 (May)

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D, 1919. 15 items

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D, 1918-1919. 18 items

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E, 1918-1919. 18 items

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E, 1918-1919. 25 items

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F, 1918-1919. 18 items

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F, 1918-1919. 16 items

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G, 1918-1919. 17 items

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G, 1918-1919. 18 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, G, 1918-1919 (May)

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G, 1918-1919. 17 items

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G, 1918-1919. 14 items

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G, 1919. 20 items

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G, 1918-1919. 22 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, H-I, 1918-1919 (May)

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H, 1919. 18 items

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H, 1918-1919. 17 items

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I, 1918-1919. 18 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, I-L, 1918-1919 (May)

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I, 1918-1919. 19 items

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L, 1919. 17 items

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L, 1918-1919. 17 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, Mc-M, 1918-1919 (May)

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Mc, 1919. 15 items

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Mc, 1918-1919. 17 items

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M, 1919. 25 items

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M, 1918-1919. 20 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, N-P, 1918-1919 (May)

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N, 1918-1919. 14 items

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N, 1919. 13 items

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O, 1918-1919. 24 items

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P, 1919. 25 items

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P, 1918-1919. 18 items

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P, 1919. 19 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, Q-S, 1918-1919 (May)

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Q, 1919. 1 items

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R, 1918-1919. 18 items

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S, 1919. 16 items

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S, 1918-1919. 15 items

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S, 1918-1919. 13 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, S-Z, 1918-1919 (May)

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S, 1919. 25 items

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S, 1919. 29 items

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T, 1918-1919. 21 items

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W, 1918-1919. 23 items

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X, Y, Z, 1919. 4 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, A-B, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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A, 1919-1920. 23 items

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A, 1919. 23 items

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A, 1919-1920. 20 items

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B, 1919. 17 items

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B, 1919. 18 items

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B, 1919-1920. 29 items

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B, 1920. 30 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, B-C (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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B, 1919. 23 items

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B, 1919. 23 items

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C, 1919. 25 items

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C, 1920. 27 items

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C, 1919. 15 items

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C, 1919. 16 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, D-F, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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D, 1919-1920. 20 items

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E, 1919. 15 items

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E, 1919-1920. 16 items

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F, 1919. 16 items

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F, 1919. 16 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, F-H, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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F, 1919-1920. 29 items

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G, 1919. 18 items

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G, 1919-1920. 15 items

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H, 1919. 20 items

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H, 1919. 22 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, H-L, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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H, 1920. 28 items

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H, 1919. 17 items

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H, 1919-1920. 17 items

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I, 1919. 15 items

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J, 1920. 3 items

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K, 1919. 17 items

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K, 1919-1920. 17 items

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L, 1919-1920. 29 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, L-M, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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L, 1919. 20 items

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L, 1919. 20 items

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L, 1919. 26 items

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Mc, 1919. 18 items

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Mc, 1919-1920. 18 items

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M, 1919-1920. 22 items

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M, 1919-1920. 23 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, M-P, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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M, 1919. 14 items

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M, 1919. 15 items

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M, 1919. 16 items

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M, 1919. 17 items

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N, 1919-1920. 17 items

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O, 1919. 15 items

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O, 1919-1920. 12 items

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P, 1919. 28 items

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P, 1919. 29 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, P-S, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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P, 1919-1920. 20 items

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P, 1919-1920. 25 items

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Q, 1919-1920. 4 items

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R, 1919. 25 items

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R, 1919-1920. 30 items

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S, 1919-1920. 29 items

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S, 1919. 29 items

Congressional Files, General Correspondence, S-V, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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S, 1919. 19 items

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S, 1919. 20 items

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S, 1919-1920. 18 items

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S, 1919-1920. 23 items

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T, 1919. 24 items

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T, 1919-1920. 24 items

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U, 1919-1920. 3 items

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V, 1919-1920. 28 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, W-Z, (June) 1919-1920 (March)

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W, 1919. 18 items

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W, 1919. 17 items

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W, 1919. 19 items

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W, 1919-1920. 26 items

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W, 1919-1920. 26 items

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X, Y, Z, 1919-1920. 7 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, A-C, April-November 1920

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A, 1920. 18 items

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B, 1920. 23 items

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B, 1920. 22 items

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C, 1920. 22 items

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C, 1920. 21 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, D-G, April-November 1920

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D, 1920. 22 items

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E, 1920. 23 items

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G, 1920. 25 items

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G, 1920. 23 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, H-O, April-November 1920

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H, 1920. 34 items

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I, 1920. 4 items

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J, 1920. 20 items

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K, 1920. 19 items

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L, 1920. 7 items

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M, 1920. 19 items

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M, 1920. 18 items

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Mc, 1920. 13 items

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N, 1920. 9 items

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O, 1920. 11 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, P-S, April-November 1920

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P, 1920. 23 items

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P, 1920. 20 items.

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R, 1920. 20 items

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S, 1920. 2 items

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S, 1920. 10 items

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S, 1920. 22 items

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S, 1920. 20 items

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S, 1920. 15 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, J-Z, April-November 1920, December 1920 February 1921

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J, 1919-1920. 25 items

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U-V, 1920. 4 items

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W, 1920. 18 items

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W, 1920. 15 items

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X, Y, Z, 1920. 2 items

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A, 1921. 12 items

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B, 1921. 21 items

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B, 1919-1921. 22 items

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B, 1921. 23 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, C-H, December 1920 February 1921

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C, 1921. 18 items

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C, 1921. 18 items

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D, 1921. 14 items

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D, 1921. 15 items

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E, 1921. 4 items

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F, 1921. 17 items

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G, 1920-1921. 32 items

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H, 1920-1921. 28 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, J-P, December 1920 February 1921

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J, 1921. 13 items

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K, 1921. 9 items

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L, 1920-1921. 25 items

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Mc, 1921. 16 items

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Mc, 1920-1921. 23 items

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M, 1921. 7 items

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N, 1921. 10 items

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O, 1921. 7 items

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P, 1921. 15 items

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P, 1921. 17 items

Congressional File, General Correspondence, Q-Z, December 1920 February 1921

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Q, 1921. 1 item

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R, 1920-1921. 26 items

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S, 1920-1921. 16 items

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S, 1920-1921. 22 items

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J, 1921. 10 items

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U, 1921. 1 item

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V, 1921. 1 item

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W, 1920-1921. 18 items

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W, 1920-1921. 19 items

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X, Y, Z, 1921. 1 item

Congressional File, Servicemen's Correspondence, A-D, 1919-1920

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Veteran's Correspondence, A, 1919-1920. 20 items

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B, 1919-1920. 23 items

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B, 1919-1920. 21 items

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C, 1919-1920. 15 items

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D, 1919. 15 items

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D, 1919-1920. 14 items

Congressional File, Servicemen's Correspondence, E-J, 1919-1920 (1921)

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E, 1919-1920. 9 items

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F, 1919-1920. 19 items

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G, 1919-1921. 23 items

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H, 1919. 14 items

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H, 1919-1920. 14 items

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I, 1920. 2 items

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J, 1919-1920. 12 items

Congressional File, Servicemen's Correspondence, K-P

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K, 1919-1920. 6 items

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L, 1919-1920. 13 items

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Mc, 1919-1920. 5 items

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M, 1919. 18 items

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M, 1919-1920. 20 items

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N, 1919-1920. 9 items

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O, 1919-1920. 17 items

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P, 1919-1920. 19 items

Congressional File, Servicemen's Correspondence, Q-Z, 1919-1920

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R, 1919-1920. 10 items

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S, 1919-1920. 21 items

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J, 1919-1920. 14 items

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V, 1919. 1 item

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W, 1919. 11 item

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W, 1919-1920. 17 items

Congressional File, New Orleans Constituents' Correspondence, A-Z, 1919-1920; Legislative Correspondence, A-D, 1918-1920

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B, 1919-1920. 24 items

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B, 1919-1920. 16 items

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D, 1919. 2 items

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F-H, 1919. 6 items

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J, 1919. 1 item

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L-N, 1919-1920. 9 items

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P, 1919-1920. 3 items

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R-U, 1919-1920. 10 items

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W-Z, 1919-1920. 8 items

Legislative Correspondence

32

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Amendment to Cummins Bill Bloomfield, 1919-1920. 20 items

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Amendment to Cummins Bill Bloomfield, 1919-1920. 14 items

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Daylight Savings Law, 1919. 15 items

Congressional File, Legislative Correspondence, E-I, 1918-1920

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Esch and Cummins Bills, 1919. 30 items

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Esch and Cummins Bills, 1919. 30 items

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Esch and Cummins Bills, 1919. 30 items

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Esch and Cummins Bills, 1919-1920. 25 items

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Immigration Service Bill, 1919-1920. 9 items

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Internal Revenue Bill, 1918-1919. 30 items

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Internal Revenue Bill, 1918-1919. 25 items

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Internal Revenue Bill, 1918-1919. 20 items

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Internal Revenue Bill, 1918-1919. 17 items

Congressional File, Legislative Correspondence, L-Z, 1918-1920

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271

Lever Bill, promoting health of rural populations; Smith (of Georgia) Bill, to create a Department of Education; Kenyon Bill, transportation, storage and marketing facilities for livestock, meats, etc., 1918-1919. 12 items

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McNary Shie Bill, 1920. 11 items

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Newton Bill, 1919. 6 items

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Poindexter Bill, 1920. 17 items

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Postage Bill, 1919-1920. 19 items

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Postage Bill, 1919-1920. 19 items

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Post Office Bill, 1919. 25 items

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Sells Bill (pensions), 1920. 25 items

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Sells Bill (pensions), 1920. 25 items

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Sells Bill (pensions), 1920. 27 items

Congressional File, Personal Correspondence, A-G, 1919-1920

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A, 1919-1920. 14 items

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B, 1919-1921. 16 items

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B, 1919-1921. 16 items

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C, 1919-1920. 26 items

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C, 1919-1920. 26 items

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C, 1919-1920. 25 items

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D, 1919. 22 items

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D, 1919-1921. 22 items

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E, 1919-1920. 6 items

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F, 1919-1920. 12 items

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G, 1920. 30 items

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G, 1919-1921. 30 items

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G, 1919. 23 items

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G, 1919. 24 items

Congressional File, Personal Correspondence, H-P, 1919-1920

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H, 1919. 21 items

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H, 1919-1920. 21 items

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I, 1919-1920. 4 items

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K, 1919-1920. 13 items

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L, 1919-1920. 16 items

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Mc, 1919-1920. 22 items

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M, 1919-1921. 21 items

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N, 1919-1920. 22 items

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O, 1919-1920. 2 items

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P, 1919. 25 items

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P, 1919-1920. 35 items

Congressional File, Personal Correspondence, R-Z, 1919-1921; Selected Subject Materials, American Legion Bonus, April-June 1920

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R, 1919-1920. 25 items

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R, 1919-1921. 27 items

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S, 1919-1920. 23 items

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S, 1919-1920. 22 items

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T, 1919-1920. 18 items

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U, 1919-1920. 2 items

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W, 1919-1920. 17 items

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W, 1919-1920. 18 items

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X, Y, Z, 1919-1920. 6 items

Selected Subject Materials, American Legion Bonus, April-June 1920

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American Legion Bonus, April-May 1920. 28 items

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American Legion Bonus, May-June 1920. 29 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Behrman-Cotton, 1916, December 20, 1918-August 15, 1920

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Behrman, Martin, December 1918-February 1919. 24 items

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Behrman, Martin, February 19-October 28, 1919. 26 items

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Census, January-June 1919. 17 items

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Census, July 1919-March 1920. 17 items

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Chevy Chase, June-October 1919. 25 items

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Chevy Chase, November 1919-June 1920. 23 items

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Cotton, 1919. 30 items

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Cotton, (1916, 1918, 1919), March 1920. 9 items

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Cotton, April-August 1920. 24 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, District-Fenner, 1919-1920

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District of Columbia, (1919) 1920. 5 items

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Dye Industry (American), 1919-1920. 5 items

39

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Federal Judgeship, 1920. 18 items

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Fenner, Charles Payne, A-R, September 1919. 13 items

39

330

Fenner, Charles Payne, A-R, October 1-4, 1919. 24 items

39

331

Fenner, Charles Payne, A-R, October 6-28, 1919. 23 items

39

332

Fenner, Charles Payne, A-R, November 1919-February 1920. 23 items

39

333

Fenner, Charles Payne, R-Z, September 1919. 13 items

39

334

Fenner, Charles Payne, R-Z, October 1-6, 1919. 14 items

39

335

Fenner, Charles Payne, R-Z, October 7-October 16, 1919, November, December 1919; March 1920. 20 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Gravity-League, 1919-1921, n.d.

40

336

Gravity Canal and Miscellaneous Addresses, 1919-1921, n.d. 6 items

40

337

Honduras, Minister to, 1920. 13 items

40

338

Inland Waterways, 1920. 9 items

40

339

Interstate Commerce Commission, 1919. 25 items

40

340

Interstate Commerce Commission, 1920. 23 items

40

341

Labor Department Matters, 1919. 1 items

40

342

League of Nations, June-August 1919. 20 items

40

343

League of Nations, September 1919. 15 items

40

344

League of Nations, October-December 1919. 30 items

40

345

League of Nations, 1920. 15 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Merchant Marine-Military Discharge, A-H, 1902, 1911, 1913, 1917, 1919, n.d.

41

346

Merchant Marine, 1902, 1911, 1913, 1917, 1919, n.d. 17 items

41

347

Military Discharge, A-B, January-July 1919. 16 items

41

348

Military Discharge, A-B, August-November 1919. 9 items

41

349

Military Discharge, C-E, May-July 1919. 13 items

41

350

Military Discharge, C-E, August-December 1919. 11 items

41

351

Military Discharge, F-H, May-June 1919. 21 items

41

352

Military Discharge, F-H, July-November 1919. 17 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Military Discharge, I-Z, (1918), 1919

42

353

Military Discharge, I-Mc, January, April-June 1919. 23 items

42

354

Military Discharge, I-Mc, July-December 1919. 16 items

42

355

Military Discharge, N-R, (1918), 1919. 18 items

42

356

Military Discharge, S, May-July 1919. 12 items

42

357

Military Discharge, S, August-November 1919. 6 items

42

358

Military Discharge, T-Z, 1919. 10 items

42

359

Military Discharge, T-Z, 1919. 9 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Miscellaneous Papers and Letters-Passports, A[-P, 1919-1921

43

360

Miscellaneous Papers and Letters, 1919-1920. 18 items

43

361

Naval Officer-New Orleans, 1919-1920. 28 items

43

362

Passports, A-D, 1919. 15 items

43

363

Passports, A-D, February-March 1920. 12 items

43

364

Passports, A-D, April 1920-January 1921. 15 items

43

365

Passports, E-L, January-November 1919. 13 items

43

366

Passports, E-L, December 1919-May 1920. 13 items

43

367

Passports, M-P, 1919. 12 items

43

368

Passports, M-P, 1920. 8 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Passports, Q-S, Post Office, A-F, 1919-1920

44

369

Passports, Q-S, 1919-1920. 11 items

44

370

Passports, T, W, January 1919 and January 1920. 4 items

44

371

Politics, 1919. 1 items

44

372

Post Office, A-B, April-July 1919. 17 items

44

373

Post Office, A-B, August 1919. 23 items

44

374

Post Office, A-B, September-December 1919. 11 items

44

375

Post Office, A-B, January-May 1920. 17 items

44

376

Post Office, C, 1919-1920. 19 items

44

377

Post Office, D, January-July 1919. 24 items

44

378

Post Office, D, August 1919-May 1920. 15 items

44

379

Post Office, E-F, 1919-1920. 21 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Post Office, G-S, 1919-1920

45

380

Post Office, G-J, May-November 1919. 20 items

45

381

Post Office, G-J, December 1919-January 1920. 10 items

45

382

Post Office, G-J, May-August 1919. 16 items

45

383

Post Office, G-J, September 1919-May 1920. 14 items

45

384

Post Office, M-O, May-September 1919. 27 items

45

385

Post Office, M-O, November 1919-June 1920. 18 items

45

386

Post Office, P-R, 1919. 22 items

45

387

Post Office, P-R, 1920. 20 items

45

388

Post Office, S, 1919. 24 items

45

389

Post Office, S, 1920. 10 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Post Office, T-W and Midland-New Iberia, 1919-1920; Postal Commission, Nos. 1-3, 1920.

46

390

Post Office, T-W, May-August 1919. 22 items

46

391

Post Office, T-W, September 1919-March 1920. 16 items

46

392

Post Office, Midland-New Iberia, 1920. 7 items

46

393

Postal Commission, No. 1, April 17-May 9, 1920. 15 items

46

394

Postal Commission, No. 1, May 10-11, 1920. 28 items

46

395

Postal Commission, No. 1, May 12-13, 1920. 21 items

46

396

Postal Commission, No. 2, April 15, May 12-14, 1920. 32 items

46

397

Postal Commission, No. 2, May 15, 17, 1920. 39 items

46

398

Postal Commission, No. 2, May 18-22, 1920. 33 items

46

399

Postal Commission, No. 3, May 7, 13, 17-18, 1920. 35 items

46

400

Postal Commission, No. 3, May 19, 1920. 38 items

46

401

Postal Commission, No. 3, May 20, 1920. 27 items

46

402

Postal Commission, No. 3, May 21-June 1, 1920. 10 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Postal Salaries-Railroads, A-N, 1919-1920

47

403

Postal Salaries, 1920. 22 items

47

404

Prohibition Enforcement Officer, August 25-December 2, 1919. 18 items

47

405

Prohibition Enforcement Officer, December 3, 1919-January 24, 1920. 21 items

47

406

Railroads, A-G, June-November 1919. 19 items

47

407

Railroads, A-G, December 1919-April 1920. 12 items

47

408

Railroads, A-G, June-August 1919. 26 items

47

409

Railroads, A-G, September 1919-April 1919. 28 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Railroads, O-Z, Shreveport, 1919-1920

48

410

Railroads, O-Z, 1919-1920. 27 items

48

411

Railroad Ownership, 1919. 7 items

48

412

Rotary Club, 1920. 16 items

48

413

Salary Bonus, 1919. 7 items

48

414

Shipping Board Matters, 1919. 7 items

48

415

Ships, A-J, February-September 1919. 19 items

48

416

Ships, A-J, October 1919-March 1920. 21 items

48

417

Ships, A-J, 1919-1920. 10 items

48

418

Shreveport, 1919. 1 item

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Suffrage Matters-Suffrage, Women, 1918-1919

49

419

Suffrage Matters, 1918. 6 items

49

420

Suffrage Matters, 1919. 21 items

49

421

Suffrage Matters, 1919. 25 items

49

422

Suffrage Matters-Replies from Senators and Congressmen to suffrage letters, November 9, 26, December 3-8, 1918. 21 items

49

423

Suffrage Matters-Replies from Senators and Congressmen to suffrage letters, December 9, 1918. 19 items

49

424

Suffrage Matters-Replies from Senators and Congressmen to suffrage letters, December 10, 1918. 22 items

49

425

Suffrage Matters-Replies from Senators and Congressmen to suffrage letters, December 11, 1918. 18 items

49

426

Suffrage Matters-Replies from Senators and Congressmen to suffrage letters, March 17-22, 1918. 25 items

49

427

Suffrage Matters-Replies from Senators and Congressmen to suffrage letters, March 24-May 30, 1918. 23 items

49

428

Suffrage, Women, February 25, December 6-11, 1918. 37 items

49

429

Suffrage, Women, December 12-13, 1918. 31 items

49

430

Suffrage, Women, January 1919. 37 items

49

431

Suffrage, Women, February-June 1919. 27 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Suffrage, Women, 1918-1919

50

432

Suffrage, Women, January 1-4, November 26-December 20, 1918. 37 items

50

433

Suffrage, Women, December 21-31, 1918. 34 items

50

434

Suffrage, Women, January-February 1919. 28 items

50

435

Suffrage, Women, March 2-May 18, 1919. 30 items

50

436

Suffrage, Women, May 19-26, 1919. 30 items

50

437

Suffrage, Women, January, March-May, November, December 1-2, 1918. 23 items

50

438

Suffrage, Women, December 3-4, 1918. 25 items

50

439

Suffrage, Women, December 5-6, 1918. 24 items

50

440

Suffrage, Women, December 7-23, 1918. 22 items

50

441

Suffrage, Women, January 2-28, 1919. 30 items

50

442

Suffrage, Women, January 29-February 7, 1919. 32 items

50

443

Suffrage, Women, February 8-March 1, May 21-22, 1918. 32 items

50

444

Suffrage, Women, November, December 1-14, 1918. 33 items

50

445

Suffrage, Women, December 15-17, 1918. 35 items

50

446

Suffrage, Women, December 18-27, 1918. 27 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, S (Sugar), 1914-1920

51

447

Sugar, 1914-1915. 9 items

51

448

Sugar, 1916-1917. 14 items

51

449

Sugar, September, November-December 1918. 21 items

51

450

Sugar, January-February 1919, October 1919. 30 items

51

451

Sugar, September 1918, October 1919. 30 items

51

452

Sugar, November-December 1919. 23 items

51

453

Sugar, August-December 1919. 13 items

51

454

Sugar, December 1917-January 1918, November 1919-February 1920. 8 items

51

455

Sugar, 1919. 17 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, S (Sugar), 1912, 1917-1920

52

456

Sugar, August 1, 1912, August 10, 1917, July 10, September 19, October 1919. 11 items

52

457

Sugar, December 1919. 17 items

52

458

Sugar, 1918, May 24-October 1, 1919. 9 items

52

459

Sugar, October 9-November 19, 1919, June 4, 1920. 13 items

52

460

Sugar, 1919. 14 items

52

461

Sugar, 1920. 13 items

52

462

Sugar, January-August 1919. 18 items

52

463

Sugar, September 1919-March 1920. 20 items

52

464

Sugar, March-September 1919. 20 items

52

465

Sugar, October 1919, December 1919-February 1920, May 1920. 20 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, Sugar Matters U.S. Military Academies, 1888, 1911-1913, 1916, 1918-1921

53

466

Sugar Matters, 1919, 1920. 7 items

53

467

Sugar Matters, Emergency Tariff, 1920. 27 items

53

468

Sugar Matters, Emergency Tariff, 1921. 11 items

53

469

Sugar Tariff, 1888, 1911-1913, n.d. 16 items

53

470

Taxes, May 5-June 3, 1919. 28 items

53

471

Taxes, June 6-November 14, 1919; February, April 1920. 20 items

53

472

U.S. Military Academies, 1916, 1918, January-September 1919. 29 items

53

473

U.S. Military Academies, October 1919-June 1920. 23 items

53

474

U.S. Military Academies, July-November 1920, n.d. 20 items

53

475

U.S. Military Academies, September 1918-May 1919. 18 items

53

476

U.S. Military Academies, June 1919-March 1920, n.d. 13 items

Congressional File, Selected Subject Materials, U.S. Military Academies-(Cadets)-(W) War, 1918-1920, n.d., Printed Items, 1889, 1900-1902, 1908, 1912, 1919-1921

54

477

U.S. Military Academies-Cadets, 1919-1920, n.d. 35 items

54

478

U.S. Military Academies-West Point and Annapolis, April-July 1918. 19 items

54

479

U.S. Military Academies-West Point and Annapolis, August 2-September 9, 1918. 18 items

54

480

U.S. Military Academies-West Point and Annapolis, September 12-October 21, 1918. 22 items

54

481

Universal Military Training, 1920. 10 items

54

482

Virgin Islands, 1920. 2 items

54

483

War Department Orders Dealing With Discharges, etc., 1918-1919. 3 items

Printed Items

54

484

American Legion Weekly, Vol. 1, No. 1, July 4, 1919. 1 item

54

485

Engineering-News Record Reprint, December 16, 1920. 1 item

54

486

Louisiana Experiment Station Bulletin No. 20, 1889. 1 item

54

487

L.S.U. Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletins Nos. 59, 66, 68, 78 (Second Series) and No. 100, 1900, 1901, 1902, n.d., 1908. 5 items

54

488

National Magazine Reprint, “Wealth from Sunshine”, by Truman G. Palmer, August 1912. 1 item

54

489

United States Congress. Remarks of William B. McKinley; House Resolution Amendments of Senator Edward J. Gay, December 16, 1919; December 23, 1920. 2 items

54

490

United States Congress. House Speeches of: Robert F. Broussard, Whit P. Martin, H. Garland Dupre, George Holden Tinkham, Asher C. Hinds, Ira G. Hersey, Robert C. Wickliffe, Joseph E. Ransdell 1902, 1912, 1920-1921. 13 items

Congressional File, Printed Items, 1894-1895, 1897-1907, 1909, 1911-1913, 1919-1920, n.d.

55

491

United States Congress. Joint Resolutions Nos. 224, 230, 1919. 2 items

55

492

United States Congress. Senate. Documents Nos. 377, 378; Report #763; “Sugar Molasses, and Rice” by Edward J. Gay, 1912, n.d. 4 items

55

493

United States Congress. Senate. Speeches of Samuel D. McEnery, Murphy J. Foster and Henry Cabot Lodge, 1897, 1909, 1912. 3 items

55

494

United States Congressional Record, March 13, 1912. 1 item

55

495

United States Congressional Record, Vol. 48, Nos. 79-85, March 14-21, 1912. 1 item

55

496

United States Congressional Record. “Louisiana Sugar Industry Vindicated”; “Politics Behind the Attack on Sugar”, 1920. 2 items

55

497

United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry, Food Inspection Decisions, 1-26, 1905. 2 items

55

498

United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology, Circulars #139, 165, 171, 1911-1913. 3 items

55

499

United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, n.d. 1 item

55

500

United States Department of Agriculture, Division of Publications, Monthly List of Publications, October 31. 1906. 1 item

55

501

United States Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletins #2, 14, 16, 18, 21-22, 24, 26, 28, 1890, 1894, 1895, 1901. 10 items

55

502

United States Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletins #29, 31, 33, 51, 60, 82-83, 87, 93, 1895, 1898-1900, 1902, 1906-1907. 10 items

55

503

United States Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletins #95, 97-98, 100, 102, 109, 118, 126, 129, 1899-1900, 1902-1904. 9 items

Congressional File, Printed Items, 1897, 1900-1911, 1920-1921; Printed Volumes, 1912-1913, 1919, 1921

56

504

United States Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletins #147, 154, 170, 177, 185, 191, 229, 235, 1902-1905. 9 items

56

505

United States Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletins #248, 270, 299, 311, 321, 338, 346, 389, 1906-1910. 8 items

56

506

United States Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletins #435, 437-438, 1911. 3 items

56

507

United States Department of Agriculture, Office of Road Inquiry, Circulars #23, 24, 35. July 15, 1896; December 15, 1897; May 16, 1900. 3 items

56

508

United States Department of Agriculture, Yearbook. Reprints. “Road Building with Convict Labor in the Southern States” by J.A. Holmes, 1901; “The Relation of Forests to Stream Flow”, by James W. Toumey, 1903. 2 items

56

509

United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Crop Estimates, “Louisiana Crop Review Year 1920”, 1921; Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Press Releases, 1921. 25 items

56

510

“Summary of the Sugar Tariffs of the United States”, 1912. 1 item

56

511

Newspaper Clipping, the New Orleans Daily Picayune , February 1, 1907. 1 item

56

512

Weekly Statistical Sugar Trade Journal, December 23, 30, 1920; January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 1921. 5 items

Printed Volumes 1912-1913, 1919, 1921

56

513

American Cane Growers Association, “Mass Meeting to Protect Against Free Sugar”, March 13, 1912. 1 item

56

514

American Cane Growers Association, Synopsis of the Testimony and Argument of R.E. Milling of Franklin, Louisiana in Defence of a Tariff on Sugar, n.d. 1 item

56

515

Ballou, Sidney. “The Sugar Tariff and the Consumer”, April 7, 1913. 1 item

56

516

Bass, W.L. “A Producer's Sugar Schedule”, January 3, 1913. 1 item

56

517

U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, Resolution #21213, Underwood Bill, March 2, 1912. 1 item

56

518

U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, Resolution #10, Underwood Bill, March 2, 1912. 1 item

56

519

U.S. Congress, Senate, Duty on Sugar #3, April 3, 1912. 1 item

56

520

U.S. Congress, Senate, Hearing of Sugar Shortage Pursuant to Senate Resolution #197. Parts 1 & 2, 1919. 2 items

56

521

U.S. Congress, Senate, Emergency Tariff, Hearings on the House Resolution #15275, Part 4. January 10, 1921. 1 item

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OS:G

522

Senator Edward J. Gay Campaign Posters, ca. 1918

OS:G

523

Selected Subject Materials, “Inland Waterways, 1920”. (Self-propelled cargo barge diagrams, removed from box #40, folder #338), ca. 1920. 14 items