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Julius Edelstein papers, 1917-1961, bulk 1948-1958

Series VII: Subject Files, 1917-1958, bulk 1948-1953

The materials found in this series include memoranda, speeches, referenda, statistics, clippings, press releases, and government documents directly linked to the subject of a current, pending or ongoing legislative matter. The prominent subjects are: agriculture, civil liberties, civil rights, civil service, dairy industry, defense, education, foreign policy and aid, health, housing, immigration including the NCIC, internal security bill, labor, New York State government, local and national politics, Niagara and Saint Lawrence power projects, social security and welfare, tidelands, taxes and veterans. The topical arrangement established by Edelstein has been maintained.

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Box 96 Folder 26 to 27 Agriculture--General, 1950-1952, 1955, (2 folders)


Agriculture



Box 97 Folder 1 50/50 Amendment--Alien Property, 1953, 1956, 50/50, 1953, 1956


Box 97 Folder 2 Migratory Labor, 1951


Box 97 Folder 3 Parity, 1951


Box 97 Folder 4 Armed Forces--General, 1950, 1952, 1950, 1952


Box 97 Folder 5 Use of US Troops Abroad, 1951


Box 97 Folder 6 Unification, 1952


Box 97 Folder 7 to 8 Veterans, 1949-1952, (2 folders)


Box 97 Folder 9 Atom Bomb--General, 1951, 1954-1955, 1951, 1954-1955


Box 97 Folder 10 Catholics--General, 1949-1950


Box 97 Folder 11 to 12 Civil Liberties--General, 1940, 1943, 1950-1953, 1940, 1943, 1950-1953, (2 folders)


Civil Liberties



Box 98 Folder 1 Government Loyalty Program, 1948-1952


Box 98 Folder 2 Internal Security, 1950-1951


Box 98 Folder 3 Recording Jury Proceedings, 1955


Box 98 Folder 4 Rules of Fair Committee Procedure, 1954, undated, 1954, undated


Box 98 Folder 5 to 8 Civil Rights--General, 1947, 1949-1953, 1956, undated, 1947, 1949-1953, 1956, undated, (4 folders)


Civil Rights



Box 99 Folder 1 to 4 Armed Forces, 1950-1955, undated, 1950-1955, undated, (4 folders)


Box 99 Folder 5 to 8 Cloture, 1948-1953, (4 folders)



Box 100 Folder 1 Cloture, 1950-1952


Box 100 Folder 2 Education, 1951-1952


Box 100 Folder 3 to 4 Fair Employment Practices, 1947, 1949-1953, 1947, 1949-1953, (2 folders)


Box 100 Folder 5 to 6 New York State, 1945-1950, 1952, 1945-1950, 1952, (2 folders)


Box 100 Folder 7 Political, 1950-1952



Box 101 Folder 1 Political, 1952


Box 101 Folder 2 to 3 State and Local, 1949-1952, (2 folders)


Box 101 Folder 4 Civil Service--General, 1951


Box 101 Folder 5 Coal--General, 1950-1956


Congress


Box 101 Folder 6 General, 1950-1956


Box 101 Folder 7 Congressional Salaries, 1954-1955


Box 101 Folder 8 Record of, 1947-1953


Box 101 Folder 9 Crime--General, 1950-1951


Box 101 Folder 10 Dairy Industry--General, 1953, 1955, 1953, 1955


Box 101 Folder 11 District of Columbia--General, 1951


Box 101 Folder 12 Economic and Fiscal Policy--General, 1950-1951


Economic and Fiscal Policy



Box 102 Folder 1 Appropriations, 1950-1951


Box 102 Folder 2 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1950-1951


Box 102 Folder 3 Budget and Defense Spending, 1950-1952


Box 102 Folder 4 to 5 Economic Conditions, 1950, 1952-1953, 1950, 1952-1953, (2 folders)


Box 102 Folder 6 Emergency Controls, 1950-1953


Box 102 Folder 7 Information from the New York State Bar Association, undated


Box 102 Folder 8 Monopoly, 1949-1952


Box 102 Folder 9 Taxation, 1950-1951



Box 103 Folder 1 to 2 Taxation, 1950-1952, (2 folders)


Box 103 Folder 3 Tax Bill of 1951, 1951


Education


Box 103 Folder 4 to 5 General, 1950-1952, 1955, 1950-1952, 1955, (2 folders)


Box 103 Folder 6 Adult, 1952


Box 103 Folder 7 Vocational, 1950


Box 103 Folder 8 Equal Rights for Women--General, 1945, 1948-1953, 1945, 1948-1953


Box 103 Folder 9 Ethics in Government--General, 1951-1952


Box 103 Folder 10 Fair Trade--General, 1951-1952



Box 104 Folder 1 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)--General, 1950-1951, 1955, 1950-1951, 1955


Foreign Aid


Box 104 Folder 2 to 3 General, 1950-1952, 1955-1956, 1950-1952, 1955-1956, (2 folders)


Box 104 Folder 4 to 6 European Recovery Program (ERP), 1950-1951, (3 folders)


Box 104 Folder 7 to 8 Mutual Security Act of 1955, 1951-1953, 1955, 1955, 1951-1953, 1955, (2 folders)


Box 104 Folder 9 Point Four, 1949-1951



Box 105 Folder 1 to 3 Point Four, 1949-1953, (3 folders)


Foreign Policy


Box 105 Folder 4 to 5 General, 1949-1955, (2 folders)


Box 105 Folder 6 Africa, 1951-1952


Box 105 Folder 7 Anti-Semitism, 1952-1953



Box 106 Folder 1 Armenians, 1954


Asia


Box 106 Folder 2 General, 1950-1955


Box 106 Folder 3 to 4 China, 1948-1952, (2 folders)


Box 106 Folder 5 Formosa, 1950-1951, 1955, 1950-1951, 1955


Box 106 Folder 6 India, 1950-1952


Box 106 Folder 7 Japan, 1950-1952


Box 106 Folder 8 Korea, 1950-1952


Box 106 Folder 9 Philippines, 1950-1952



Box 107 Folder 1to 2 Philippines, 1942, 1947, 1949-1952, 1942, 1947, 1949-1952, (2 folders)


Box 107 Folder 3 to 4 Atlantic Union and World Federation, 1949-1950, (2 folders)


Box 107 Folder 5 Communism Abroad, 1948-1952


Box 107 Folder 6 Customs Simplification Bill, 1955


Box 107 Folder 7 Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria, 1951-1952


Europe


Box 107 Folder 8 to 9 Eastern, 1947-1952, (2 folders)


Box 107 Folder 10 Northern, 1952



Box 108 Folder 1 Southern, 1950, 1952, 1955, 1950, 1952, 1955


Box 108 Folder 2 Western, 1951-1952, 1954, 1951-1952, 1954


Germany


Box 108 Folder 3 Booklets, 1949-1951


Box 108 Folder 4 Clippings, 1950, undated, 1950, undated


Box 108 Folder 5 Correspondence, 1949-1951


Box 108 Folder 6 Restitution, 1951


Box 108 Folder 7 State Department, 1949-1950


Box 108 Folder 8 to 9 Statements, 1948, 1950-1952, 1948, 1950-1952, (2 folders)


Box 108 Folder 10 War Criminals, 1951, 1955-1956, 1951, 1955-1956


Box 108 Folder 11 Hungary and Ukraine, 1950


Box 108 Folder 12 Information Program, 1950-1951



Box 109 Folder 1 Iran and Saudi Arabia, 1951, 1956, 1951, 1956


Box 109 Folder 2 to 3 Israel, 1950-1956, (2 folders)


Box 109 Folder 4 Jerusalem, 1949-1950


Box 109 Folder 5 Lithuania and Romania, 1951-1954


Box 109 Folder 6 Nationality in the U.S., 1950-1952


Box 109 Folder 7 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), 1949-1952


Box 109 Folder 8 Near East--Arab-Israeli Relationship, 1950-1952, 1955, 1950-1952, 1955


Box 109 Folder 9 Peace Proposals, 1950


Box 109 Folder 10 Poland, 1950-1952



Box 110 Folder 1 Soviet Union, 1947, 1949-1952, 1947, 1949-1952


Box 110 Folder 2 Spain, 1950-1951


Box 110 Folder 3 to 4 Tariffs, 1950-1956, (2 folders)


Box 110 Folder 5 United Kingdom, 1950-1951


United Nations (UN)


Box 110 Folder 6 to 7 General, 1950-1952, (2 folders)


Box 110 Folder 8 Genocide--Includes Photographs, 1948-1950



Box 111 Folder 1 Genocide, 1949-1950, 1953, 1955, 1949-1950, 1953, 1955


Box 111 Folder 2 Human Rights, 1950-1952


Box 111 Folder 3 Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1950-1951


Box 111 Folder 4 Yugoslavia, 1953


Health


Box 111 Folder 5 General, 1934, 1949-1951, 1934, 1949-1951


Box 111 Folder 6 to 7 Aid to Medical Education, 1951, (2 folders)


Box 111 Folder 8 Appropriations, 1950-1954



Box 112 Folder 1 to 2 Bills, 1949-1950, 1954, 1949-1950, 1954, (2 folders)


Box 112 Folder 3 Clark Report, 1951


Box 112 Folder 4 Correspondence and Clippings, 1950-1951


Box 112 Folder 5 Emergency Maternal and Infant Care Program (EMIC), 1951-1952


Box 112 Folder 6 Health Commission, 1952


Box 112 Folder 7 Industrial Safety Bill, 1952


Box 112 Folder 8 to 9 Insurance,1946-1947 1949-1951, 1955, 1949-1951, 1955, (2 folders)



Box 113 Folder 1 Lehman, Herbert H., 1950


Box 113 Folder 2 Old Age Survivors Insurance System (OASI)--Hospital Insurance, 1951-1952


Box 113 Folder 3 Pure Food and Drugs, 1951


Box 113 Folder 4 to 5 Statements and Memorandums, 1949-1950, (2 folders)


Box 113 Folder 6 Western Medical Corporation, 1951-1952


Housing


Box 113 Folder 7 General, 1950-1952, 1955-1956, 1950-1952, 1955-1956


Box 113 Folder 8 New York State, 1951-1952, 1954-1955, 1951-1952, 1954-1955


Box 113 Folder 9 Rent Gouging of Military Personnel, 1951


Immigration


Box 113 Folder 10 General, 1952-1957


Box 113 Folder 11 Campaign Material, 1952


Correspondence


Box 113 Folder 12 General, 1955-1956


Box 113 Folder 13 National Committee on Immigration and Citizenship (NCIC), 1952-1956



Box 114 Folder 1 to 5 National Committee on Immigration and Citizenship (NCIC), 1952-1956, (5 folders)


Box 114 Folder 6 Emergency Legislation, 1951-1952


Box 114 Folder 7 Lehman, Herbert H.--Speeches and Remarks, 1952


McCarran-Walter Bill


Box 114 Folder 8 General, 1951-1952, 1956, 1951-1952, 1956



Box 115 Folder 1 to 2 Correspondence, 1950-1953, (2 folders)


Box 115 Folder 3 Hardship Cases, 1951-1952


Box 115 Folder 4 to 5 Interpreter Releases , 1953-1954, (2 folders)



Box 116 Folder 1 Legal Background, 1951-1952


Box 116 Folder 2 Mailing Lists, 1951-1952


Box 116 Folder 3 to 5 Organizational Memorandums, 1951-1952, (3 folders)


Box 116 Folder 6 Press Comments, 1952


Box 116 Folder 7 Proposed Amendments, 1952



Box 117 Folder 1 Proposed Amendments, 1952


Box 117 Folder 2 Lehman-Humphrey Bill--Summaries and Comparisons, 1952


Box 117 Folder 3 Lehman-Humphrey Bill--Supporting Organizations, 1952


Box 117 Folder 4 Supporting Organizations, 1951-1952


Box 117 Folder 5 Voting Data, 1952


Box 117 Folder 6 President's Commission on Immigration and Naturalization, 1952


Box 117 Folder 7 Refugee Problem, 1950, 1953, 1950, 1953


Box 117 Folder 8 Speech Drafts, 1952, undated, 1952, undated



Box 118 Folder 1 Speech Drafts, 1952-1954


Box 118 Folder 2 Statistics, 1940, 1950-1952, 1940, 1950-1952


Box 118 Folder 3 Surplus Populations, 1951-1952


Indians


Box 118 Folder 4 General, 1949-1952


Box 118 Folder 5 to 6 Attorney Contracts, 1951-1953, (2 folders)


Box 118 Folder 7 Bills--General, 1944-1954


Bills



Box 119 Folder 1 General, 1944-1954


Box 119 Folder 2 Seneca Indians, 1949-1950


Box 119 Folder 3 Ute Indians, 1951


Interior, Department of the


Box 119 Folder 4 General, 1950


Box 119 Folder 5 Appropriations, 1950


Box 119 Folder 6 Bridge Canyon, 1949-1950


Box 119 Folder 7 River and Harbors Bill, 1949-1950


Labor


Box 119 Folder 8 to 9 General, 1950-1952, (2 folders)


Box 119 Folder 10 Miami Hotel Strike, 1955


Box 119 Folder 11 Migratory, 1950-1952



Box 120 Folder 1 Taft-Hartley Act, 1947-1952


Lehman, Herbert H.


Box 120 Folder 2 to 3 Clippings and Commentary, 1950-1952, 1955-1956, 1950-1952, 1955-1956, (2 folders)


Box 120 Folder 4 Critical Articles and Editorials, 1950


Box 120 Folder 5 Voting Record, 1955 January 5-August 2, 1955 January


Lobby Study


Box 120 Folder 6 General, 1950


Box 120 Folder 7 to 9 McCarthyism--General, 1948, 1950, 1952-1954, 1948, 1950, 1952-1954, (3 folders)



Box 121 Folder 1 Attacks on Churches and Morality, 1953-1954


Box 121 Folder 2 Attacks on Individuals, 1950, 1953, 1950, 1953


Box 121 Folder 3 Attack on Philip Jessup, 1950


Box 121 Folder 4 Attacks on Press, 1950-1952, 1954, 1950-1952, 1954


Box 121 Folder 5 Attacks on Senators, 1951-1954


Box 121 Folder 6 Attacks on State Department Individuals in Tydings Hearings, 1950


Box 121 Folder 7 Dispute with Dulles, 1953


Box 121 Folder 8 Encourages Government Employees to Violate Laws and Commit Espionage, 1954


Box 121 Folder 9 Foreign Press Comment, 1953


Box 121 Folder 10 Fort Monmouth, 1953-1954


Box 121 Folder 11 Malmedy Massacre Investigation, 1949


Box 121 Folder 12 Government Service Filled with Fear, 1954


Box 121 Folder 13 Engineering Projects, 1953-1954


Box 121 Folder 14 Foreign Operations Administration, 1953


Box 121 Folder 15 to 16 Lehman Charge Number 1 and 2, Undated, (2 folders)


Box 121 Folder 17 Overseas Libraries, 1953-1954


Box 121 Folder 18 Voice of America, 1953-1954


Box 121 Folder 19 Long Island Railroad, 1940, 1951, 1940, 1951


Box 121 Folder 20 Merchant Marine--General, 1950-1951, 1955-1956, 1950-1951, 1955-1956


Mobilization


Box 121 Folder 21 to 23 Armed Forces--General, 1950-1951, (3 folders)



Box 122 Folder 1 to 7 Armed Forces--General, 1950-1952, 1955, 1950-1952, 1955, (7 folders)


Box 122 Folder 8 New York State Government--General, 1950-1956


Politics--National



Box 123 Folder 1 to 3 General, 1950-1952, 1955-1956, 1950-1952, 1955-1956, (3 folders)


Box 123 Folder 4 to 7 Korea, 1949-1951, (4 folders)


Box 123 Folder 8 Party Organization, 1955


Box 123 Folder 9 Truman, Harry S., 1951-1952


Politics--New York



Box 124 Folder 1 to 8 General, 1950-1956, (8 folders)


Box 124 Folder 9 New Creek, Staten Island, 1950


Box 124 Folder 10 to 11 Postal Legislation--General, 1950-1951, 1954, 1950-1951, 1954, (2 folders)


Power



Box 125 Folder 1 to 2 General, 1946-1955, (2 folders)


Box 125 Folder 3 New York-New England Power Survey, 1949-1950


Box 125 Folder 4 New York Power Authority, 1951


Niagara Falls (NY and Ont.)


Box 125 Folder 5 to 6 General, 1950-1953, (2 folders)


Box 125 Folder 7 Background Material, 1931, 1950-1951, 1931, 1950-1951


Box 125 Folder 8 Bills and Statements, 1950-1955



Box 126 Folder 1 Clippings, 1950-1951


Box 126 Folder 2 to 4 Correspondence, 1950-1956, (3 folders)


Box 126 Folder 5 Press Releases, 1950-1953


Box 126 Folder 6 Scenic Aspects--Includes Photographs, 1940, 1950, 1940, 1950


Box 126 Folder 7 Survey, 1951


Box 126 Folder 8 Public Utility Districts, 1950-1952



Box 127 Folder 1 Rural Electrification, 1950, 1953, 1950, 1953


Box 127 Folder 2 to 3 Railway Labor--General, 1950-1951, (2 folders)


Reorganization of the Executive Branch


Box 127 Folder 4 General, 1950-1952


Box 127 Folder 5 to 6 Citizen's Committee for the Hoover Report, 1950-1951, (2 folders)


Box 127 Folder 7 Roads--General, 1950-1951, 1955, 1950-1951, 1955



Box 128 Folder 1 to 2 Small Business-General, 1942, 1946, 1950-1953, 1942, 1946, 1950-1953, (2 folders)


Social Security


Box 128 Folder 3 to 4 General, 1950-1951, 1956, 1950-1951, 1956, (2 folders)


Box 128 Folder 5 Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI), 1950-1952


Box 128 Folder 6 Problems of Aging, 1947-1950



Box 129 Folder 1 Problems of the Aging, 1950


Box 129 Folder 2 Public Assistance Program, 1951


Box 129 Folder 3 Retirement, 1949-1950


Box 129 Folder 4 Unemployment Compensation, 1951-1952


St. Lawrence Seaway


Box 129 Folder 5 to 8 General, 1948-1952, (4 folders)



Box 130 Folder 1 to 2 Background Materials, 1951-1952, (2 folders)


Box 130 Folder 3 Connecting Channels, 1954-1955


Box 130 Folder 4 to 6 Correspondence, 1947, 1949-1954, 1947, 1949-1954, (3 folders)


Box 130 Folder 7 Government Agency Statements and Pamphlets, 1945, 1949-1951, 1945, 1949-1951



Box 131 Folder 1 Government Agency Statements and Pamphlets, 1948, 1951-1952, 1948, 1951-1952


Box 131 Folder 2 St. Lawrence Association--Statements, 1950-1952


Box 131 Folder 3 to 4 House Public Works Committee--Statements, 1950-1954, (2 folders)


Box 131 Folder 5 New York-New England Survey, 1949-1950, 1953, 1949-1950, 1953



Box 132 Folder 1 to 2 Power Projects for Comparison, 1933, 1949-1951, 1933, 1949-1951, (2 folders)


Box 132 Folder 3 to 4 Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 1952, (2 folders)


Box 132 Folder 5 Senate Public Works Committee, 1951


Box 132 Folder 6 Statements in Favor of Project, 1941, 1948-1950, 1941, 1948-1950



Box 133 Folder 1 Statements in Favor of Project, 1948-1950


Box 133 Folder 2 to 3 State of New York Power Authority--Statements and Pamphlets, 1949-1952 ( 2 folders), 1949-1952


Territories--United States


Alaska


Box 133 Folder 4 Bills, 1950


Box 133 Folder 5 Eklutna Project, 1949-1950


Box 133 Folder 6 Rights of Natives, 1950-1951, 1953, 1950-1951, 1953


Box 133 Folder 7 Statehood, 1950-1952



Box 134 Folder 1 Statehood, 1950-1952


Box 134 Folder 2 Hawaii-Statehood, 1937, 1949-1951, 1937, 1949-1951


Puerto Rico


Box 134 Folder 3 General, 1949-1952, 1956, 1949-1952, 1956


Box 134 Folder 4 Constitution, 1917, 1952, 1917, 1952


Box 134 Folder 5 Virgin Islands--General, 1946, 1950-1952, 1946, 1950-1952


Box 134 Folder 6 Television--Federal Communications Commission, 1950-1952


Box 134 Folder 7 Tidelands (Offshore Oil Industry)--General, 1951-1953, 1955, 1951-1953, 1955


Box 134 Folder 8 Vocational Rehabilitation--General, 1948-1951



Box 135 Folder 1 War Claims--General, 1950-1952


Box 135 Folder 2 Waterfront Commission Compact (NY and NJ)--General, 1953


Box 135 Folder 3 Welfare State--General, 1950-1952


Box 135 Folder 4 Natural Gas--General, 1956


Additional Subject Files


Box 135 Folder 5 American Jewish Committee and United Jewish Appeal, 1955-1956


Box 135 Folder 6 to 7 Roosevelt Memorial Commission--Correspondence, 1955-1958, (2 folders)


Box 135 Folder 8 Salk Vaccine, 1955


Securities and Exchange Commission


Box 135 Folder 9 Appointments, 1953-1955


Box 135 Folder 10 Proxy, 1953-1955