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  • Collection: W.R. Poage Legislative Library

Typed letter to W. R. Poage from New Delhi, signed by C. Balan, "a common man of india" with transcription

Letter from a constituent in Willis, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy written on the back of a questionnaire; The questionnaire asks for constituents to give their opinion on the current political issues of 1965. The questionnaire is filled out and a letter…

Postcard from a constituent in Boerne, Texas to Rep. O. C. Fisher on the subject of the Voting Rights Bill; The constituent writes to thank Fisher for his vote against the Voting Rights Bill, and expresses his wish that more Texans would share…

Typed letter from a constituent in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Rep. John Dowdy on the topic of "Health Care for the Aged" with a proposal; Attached to the letter is a copy of a proposal which the doctor submitted to the Chairman of the Ways and Means…

Typed letter from a constituent in California to Rep. Dowdy opposing the Voting Rights Bill of 1965

Typed letter sent from Amarillo, Texas opposing HR 6400 (Voting Rights); The author of the letter expresses his concern that the Voting Rights Bill would harm states' rights and urges Dowdy to "do everything possible to prevent passage" of the bill.

Letter from a constituent in Dallas, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy urging Dowdy to support the relocation of African Americans to Africa; The letter mentions three attachments, a bill format by a Dr. Robert Fand (not included), a letter from O. C. Fisher,…

Letter from a constituent in Diboll, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy urging support for the Voting Rights Bill; In his letter, the constituent expresses his support of passing legislation which would guarantee "the right to vote to every American citizen."…

Postcard from a constituent in Mesquite, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy suggesting that President Johnson is a dictator; The author of the postcard calls for the impeachment of President Johnson due to his apparent resemblance to a dictator. Dowdy replies…

Handwritten letter from a constituent in Lufkin, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy on the topic of Social Security and Medicare health plans with a reply from Dowdy; The constituent asks Dowdy for information about the new Medicare health plans and also makes…
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