West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries

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West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries


The WVRHC collects, preserves, and provides public access to materials that show the history and culture of West Virginia and the central Appalachian region. As the Special Collections division of the WVU Libraries, the WVRHC also preserves selected information resources beyond the state and regional scope which contribute to the teaching, research, and service mission of West Virginia University.

Collection Items

Dear Colleague letter from Representative Arch Moore<br /><br />
In a Dear Colleague letter, Representative Arch A. Moore (R-WV) provided a brief summary of the Immigration bill reported out by the House Committee on the Judiciary on August 3, 1965. He wrote that H.R. 2580 was completely rewritten by the…

Staff memo to Representative Arch Moore<br /><br />
House Committee on the Judiciary staff informed Representative Arch A. Moore (R-WV) that Representative William M. McCulloch (R-OH) requested a memo outlining the House position on Senate amendments to H.R. 2580 for use in speaking to Senator Everett…

&quot;Our Immigration Laws: Protect You, Your Job and Your Freedom&quot; pamphlet<br /><br />
The American Committee on Immigration Policies pamphlet warned against repeal of the national origins quota, supported restriction and regulation of immigration to the United States, and urged constituents to contact their senators and…

Republican National Committee Newsletter
The Republican Congressional Committee Newsletter dated August 30, 1965, featured a political cartoon and article describing Republican criticism of Great Society spending plans and President Lyndon Johnson's "lack of candor" about the military…

Public Wins As Information Bill Passes article
A Republican Congressional Committee Newsletter article applauded the passage of the Freedom of Information bill.

One of Most Critical Bills Before Us in Past 20 Years column
In a column in the Republican Congressional Committee Newsletter, Congressman Donald Rumsfeld (R-IL) wrote that the freedom of information bill was one of the most "critical" issues considered by Congress in 20 years.

Statement on the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966<br /><br />
In this statement, Representative Harley O. Staggers presents H.R. 13228 and explains that it improves automobile safety standards with an emphasis on tire manufacturers.

Materials for Rules Committee, H.R. 13228<br /><br />
Representative Harley O. Staggers delivered this speech to the Rules Committee in support of H.R. 13228, the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966.

Memorandum- Traffic Safety Act of 1966<br /><br />
This memorandum to Representative Harley O. Staggers details a meeting with Department of Commerce officials and how they prefered the title established in H.R. 13228 to the title in S. 3005.

Correspondence with Senator Magnuson about Traffic Safety legislation<br /><br />
In this letter to Representative Harley O. Staggers, Senator Warren G. Magnuson explains why the Senate chose to separate the Tire Bill and Traffic Safety Bill and urges the House to adopt these as separate pieces of legislation.
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