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  • Collection: Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center

Typescript of comments delivered by Carl Albert to House of Representatives in 1965. The speech includes discussion of the President's Message on the Cities and encourages the passage of the Housing and Urban Development Act during the 89th…

Signed letter from Vice President Hubert Humphrey thanking Carl Albert for his efforts in directing the passage of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Bill of 1965.

Press release describing Carl Albert's appeal to 2,400 U.S. Mayors to prevent the defeat of President Kennedy's Reorganization Plan to create the Department of Housing and Urban Affairs.

Form letter written to U.S. Mayors to prevent the opposition of the creation of the Department of Urban Affairs and Housing.

Summary of remarks made during hearings before the House Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Committee of Government Operations of the Senate on the establishment of the Department of Urban Affairs and Housing.

Letter from constituent expressing concern by the alleged offers of food and blood to the Viet Cong by groups in the United States. Response from Carl Albert informs the constituent that he will forward the concerns to the Department of State…

ALS with enclosure describes constituent concerns about the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act and the need to follow the Constitution. TL from Representative Carl Albert (D-OK) expresses his confidence that debate about the bill will…

ALS describes constituent's situation in Selma, Alabama and asks for Albert's support and influence, TL from Albert reassures consitutent he is aware of conditions in Selma and that voting rights legislation will soon be passed.

ALS from constituent asks why states with discriminatory practices against other minority groups are not included in the voting rights legislation, TL from Albert notes the difficulty Congressional subcommittees are having drafting a voting rights…

Signed Dear Colleague letter dated 1965 September 30 from Speaker John W. McCormack, Majority Leader Carl Albert, and Majority Whip Hale Boggs in support of the Highway Beautification Act of 1965.
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