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William B. Welsh papers, 1819-1956, bulk 1952-1956

Series III: Constitutional Amendment, 1940-1956

This series contains correspondence, fliers, clippings, press releases and other documents on two proposed amendments: the Bricker Amendment, which concerned treaty regulation, and The Lodge-Gossett Amendment, which would have eliminated the Electoral College and replaced it with a proportional electoral vote.

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Box 3 Folder 2-4 Bricker Amendment, 1952-1955

Box 3 Folder 5 Lodge-Gossett,1940-1955

Box 3 Folder 6 S.J. Res. No. 3 "Relative to the Taking of Private Property,"1953-1954