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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.

A rough and final draft of a speech given by Majority Leader Carl Albert in support of the Highway Beautification Act of 1965. The rough draft feature revisions made by the Albert.

TLS from the President of the University of New Mexico Student Senate detailing a student resolution passed in favor of the Voter Registration Bill. TL response thanks the Student Senate President for the notification of the resolution and assures…

Telegram from the Presbytery of Hudson River of the United Presbyterian Church to Carl Albert deploring the situation in Selma and supporting the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

TLS from August P. LaFrance, Secretary of State with enclosure of H 1637 "Resolution Memorializing the Congress of the United States to Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Prohibiting Literacy Test, so-called, in the States,…

TLS from constituent in Tulsa, Oklahoma, expressing opposition to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and to the Civil Rights movement. TL from Carl Albert thanking the constituent for sharing his views.

"Proposed Federal Legislation of Voting Rights" report by the Committee on Federal Legislation and the Committee on the Bill of Rights, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York. The report cites preceeding legislation and concludes with the…

TLS from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Director, Washington Bureau, supporting the Voting Rights Act amendment to outlaw the poll tax. Detailed memorandum concerning the problems of the poll taxes and protection…
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