Ben Blackburn Congressional PapersBen Blackburn Congressional Papers

Ben Blackburn Congressional Papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ben Blackburn Congressional Papers
Creator: Blackburn, Benjamin Bentley, 1927-
Dates: 1968-1974
Extent: 52.0 boxes (25.75 linear feet), including 41 photographs and 20 negatives
Collection Number: RBRL/010/BB
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: The collection consists of papers of Benjamin B. Blackburn from 1969 to 1974. The papers include correspondence, both incoming constituent letters and copies (green forms) of Blackburn's outgoing correspondence; clippings; speeches; reports; press releases; printed materials; photographs; and maps. The materials document Blackburn's activities in the United States House of Representatives including his tenure on the Banking and Currency Committee, the Joint Economic Committee, and the Housing and Domestic Finance Committee. The correspondence mainly pertains to concerns of Blackburn's constituents and contains information on the 1974 Watergate investigation and Richard M. Nixon, the Vietnamese conflict and prisoners of war, the United Nations, foreign policy and trade, health care, taxation, and environmental issues.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Benjamin Bentley Blackburn was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 14, 1927. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1947 and from Emory University School of Law in 1954. During World War II, Blackburn served in the United States Navy, 1944 to 1946, and again during the Korean Conflict. He retired as a lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve.

After returning to Georgia, Blackburn served in the state attorney general's office from 1955 to 1956. From 1956 until 1966, Blackburn had his own private law practice. He was elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding US Congresses (1967 to 1975) from Georgia's fourth district. While in Congress, Blackburn served on several committees, including Banking and Currency, the Housing Subcommittee, the Joint Economic Committee, the Subcommittee on International Trade of the Bank and Currency Committee, and the Housing and Domestic Finance Committee. In 1974, he was defeated in the general election.

Blackburn served as president of the Southeastern Legal Foundation from 1976 until 1985. In 1980, Blackburn served as Team Captain of the Reagan Presidential Transition Team. He later served as regional representative for the United States Department of Transportation from 1985 to 1989.

Blackburn has been a member of the American, Georgia, and Decatur-DeKalb Bar Associations, the Atlanta and Federal Bar Associations, and the Heritage Foundation. He served as chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Heritage Foundation from 1974 until 1982.

In 1952, Blackburn married Mary A. Pandora and they have four children, Michael, Robert, Kathryn and David. Blackburn currently resides in Jasper, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The Ben Blackburn Papers consist of files from Blackburn's career as United States Congressman. The years represented are 1969 to 1974, and activities documented are congressional. The types of materials in this collection include correspondence, clippings, speeches, printed materials, reports, photographs, and maps.

Organization and Arrangement

The papers are divided into six series: I. Subject Files, II. Constituent Correspondence, III. Green Forms, IV. General Correspondence, V. Committee Files, and VI. Photographs.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Preferred Citation

Ben Blackburn Congressional Papers, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Processing Notes

Photographs separated for preservation.

User Restrictions

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2000.

Migrated to XML and EAD2002 and updated to reflect the RLG Guidelines by Sheila McAlister, 2003.


Related Materials

Access Points

Alcovy River Watershed (Ga.)
Banking law--United States.
Congressional records.
Environmental policy--United States.
Legislators--United States.
Medical care--Law and legislation--United States.
Money--Law and legislation--United States.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhouse), 1913-1994.
Photographs.
Stream channelization.
Taxation--Law and legislation--United States.
United Nations.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Politics and government--1969-1974.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Housing and Domestic Finance.
United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Prisoners and prisons.
Water resources development--Georgia.
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974.
Watershed management--Georgia.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

I. Subject Files, 1968-1974

Extent: 13.0 boxes (6.5 linear feet)
Scope and Content: The subject files consist of clippings, correspondence, speeches, reports, and printed material retained by the office for general reference. This series is further divided into two subseries: 1969-1970 and 1970-1974. Three files from 1968 related to lotteries, crime, and campaigning are found at the end of the series. Topics include the Alcovy River Project, Rock Creek Park, Campaigns, the Department of Housing, Education and Welfare, and Vietnam. Arrangement is alphabetical.



A. 1969-1970

BoxFolder
I.11Agriculture Appropriations Testimony, 1971
I.12-5Alcovy River Project - Department of Agriculture/Interior Correspondence [watersheds, includes correspondence, reports, and publications], 1966-1971
I.16-7Alcovy River Project - Channelization-Governors, 1969-1971
I.18Alcovy River Project - Channelization: HR 15850, 91st Congress, 1971
BoxFolder
I.21Alcovy River Project - Congressional Letters, 1969-1970
I.22Alcovy River Project - General Information, 1970-1971
I.23Alcovy River Project - Legislative
I.24-8Alcovy River Project - Letters from Constituents, 1969-1972
I.29Alcovy River Project - Merchant Marine and Fisheries, 1971
I.210-11Alcovy River Project - Non-Constituent correspondence, 1969-1971
BoxFolder
I.31Alcovy River Project - Non-Constituent correspondence, 1969-1971
I.32Alcovy River Project - State Fish and Game, 1971
I.33Alcovy River Project - Suit, 1971
I.34Channelization - Letter from Comptroller General, 1972
I.35-6Conservation Groups - Private [publications and correspondence regarding waterways and soil conservation]
I.37Cost Benefit Ratio [Alcovy River Project, includes notes on evaluation and publications regarding National Water Policies]
I.38Field and Stream Magazine [articles and corrsepondence]
I.39Game and Fish Magazine and Information
I.310Greenbelt Proposal Speech
I.311Living Wilderness Magazine
I.312Rock Creek Park information re: Greenbelt
BoxFolder
I.41Rock Creek Park information re: Greenbelt [report], 1918
I.42Soil Conservation Service - Georgia [includes correspondence and watershed plan for Haynes Creek-Brushy Fork Creek Watershed]
I.43Soil Conservation Service Propaganda
I.44Snapping Shoals Waterbed
I.45Testimony before Merchant Marine and Fisheries, 1970 December
I.46-7Water Resources Council



B. 1970-1974

BoxFolder
I.51Agriculture Department Forest Service
I.52Agriculture Department - General [correspondence]
I.53Air Force [correspondence]
I.54Americans for Constitutional Action Ratings
I.55Army [corresopndence]
I.56Atomic Energy
I.57B & C Solid Waste Disposal
I.58Bank Holding Company 1) Wall Street Journal 2) Fed-Courier Service
I.59Blackburn Park [dedication ceremony]
I.510Bureau of the Budget
I.511Bureau of Customs
I.512Busing [schools] - including testimony before Judiciary
I.513Campaign financing [congressional record and regulations of lobbying and management of campaign money]
BoxFolder
I.61Campaign financing
I.62Campaign spending law
I.63Case-Lawton French Spoliation
I.64Census Bureau
I.65Civil Aeronautics Board
I.66Civil Defense [Dekalb County Civil Defense Office]
I.67Civil Service Commission
I.68Commerce Department - General
I.69Compulsory Arbitration
I.610Comptroller of the United States
I.611Corps of Engineers
I.612Correspondence to Governor, Departments, State of Georgia, 1974
I.613Defense Department - General
I.614Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
BoxFolder
I.71Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
I.72Dr. Rufus J. Pearson Interview (incomplete)
I.73Electoral College Reform
I.74Emory University
I.75Energy Policy
I.76Environmental Protection Agency
I.77Executive Office - General
I.78Executive Office of President - Cost of Living Council
I.79Federal Communications Commission
I.710Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
I.711FDA Statement - Food Supplement
I.712Federal Energy Administration
BoxFolder
I.81Federal Highway Trust Fund Letter from Columbus Chamber of Commerce
I.82Federal Home Loan Bank Board
I.83Federal Labor Management Relations HR 19983
I.84Federal Power Commission
I.85Federal Reserve Board (HUD) [termination of housing programs]
I.86Federal Reserve [interest rates], 1973
I.87Federal Reserve System
I.88Federal Trade Commission [pricing by catalog showrooms and Gulf radial tires advertising]
I.89Fisher, John M. (Vietnam Report) [fact-finding mission to South Vietnam, co-sponsored by American Security Council and Vietnam Council on Foreign Relations], 1974 January 12-22
I.810Food Chains Information and food stamps
I.811General Accounting Office
I.812General Services Administration [Atlanta Merchandise Mart]
I.813Georgia Institute of Technology
I.814Georgia Congressional District Data and Census
I.815Georgia - Miscellaneous State Offices
I.816Gibraltar Steel Corporation
I.817Government Printing Office
I.818Grants
I.819Health, Education and Welfare - General
BoxFolder
I.91Health, Education and Welfare - General
I.92-3Health, Education and Welfare [includes Regional Medical Programs, referral telephone system, Rehabilitation Act, ect.], 1973 January-May
I.94-5Health, Education and Welfare Budget Cuts - Background material
I.96Health, Education and Welfare Cost/Benefit
I.97Health, Education and Welfare [dietary supplement regulations and grants]
BoxFolder
I.101Hp-Hz [correspondence]
I.102Housing and Urban Development (HUD) letter re: Housing Authorities
I.103Honor Farm
I.104Income Tax Reform
I.105Index Bill [Legislative Reorganization Act]
I.106Interior Department - General
I.107Internal Revenue Service
I.108Interstate Commerce Commission
I.109Justice Department - General
I.1010Labor Department - General
I.1011Labor-Management bills
BoxFolder
I.111Labor Unions - Washington Post Series
I.112-3Legal Services
I.114Mandate ballots
I.115National Aeronautics and Space Administration
I.116National Housing Conference
I.117National right-to-work Legal Defense Foundation
I.118National Science Foundation
I.119Navy
I.1110News clippings - various subjects
I.1111"New Town" Concept
I.1112Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO)
I.1113Pending Legislative Ideas
I.1114Pension speech
BoxFolder
I.121Pollution Control
I.122Post Office Department - General
I.123Project Cornerstone
I.124Public Access
I.125Securities and Exchange Commission
I.126Social Security Administration
I.127Socialism
I.128State Department - General
I.129Stone Mountain
I.1210Suicide Bill
I.1211-12Supreme Court
I.1213Tax Reform Charitable Contribution
I.1214Tax Reform Oil Depletion Allowance
BoxFolder
I.131Transportation Department - General
I.132Treasury Department - Energy Office
I.133Treasury Department - General
I.134Truman, Harry S
I.135Unit Rule
I.136Untitled (Internal Revenue Code)
I.137Vietnam
I.138Veterans Administration
I.139World Bank
I.1310Watershed Work Plan - Little Tallapoosa River, 1957
I.1311WSB-TV Lottery Probe, 1968
I.1312Organized Crime in Atlanta Report and Supplements, 1968 November 6
I.1313Study of Candidates and Issues in the 4th Congressional District of Georgia, 1968 September
 

II. Constituent Correspondence

Extent: 15.0 boxes (7.5 linear feet)
Scope and Content: This series includes correspondence, incoming and outgoing replies, clippings, reports, and printed materials. This material contains information on constituents' views and questions about current events or public issues. Some of the issues of 1974 include the Watergate investigation, the possible impeachment of President Richard M. Nixon, health issues, various tax proposals, daylight savings time, and foreign policy. It is evident over 1974 that Mr. Blackburn's view on the Watergate issue changes from supporting President Nixon to requesting the resignation of the president. He believed that President Ford acted prematurely in pardoning the former president. Arrangement is alphabetical by name of individual or organization.
BoxFolder
II.11American Podiatry Association [FHA loans]
II.12American Conservation Union
II.13Agriculture Department [topics include Food Stamps, red meat and poultry industries, Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area, Forest Service Environmental Program, Chatooga River, etc.]
II.14Agriculture Yearbook
II.15Americans for Constitutional Action (ACA) news release
II.16Army [Lake Lanier project review and Atlanta Water Management, Savannah district water resource program]
II.17Aa-Ak
II.18Al-Am
II.19An-Ap
II.110Aq-Az
II.111Ba-Ban
II.112Bao-Baz
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II.21Be
II.22Bf-Bl
II.23Bm-Bo
II.24Bp-Bri
II.25-6Bru-Bro
II.27Brp-Brz
II.28Bs-Bz
BoxFolder
II.31Civil Service Commission
II.32Colorado Consolidated Coal Company [application for coal leasing]
II.33Commerce Department [1970 Census of Population, 1972 Census of Construction Industries, 1972 Census of Governments]
II.34Comptroller General of the United States
II.35Cost of Living Council
II.36Ca-Camz
II.37Can-Cartz
II.38Cas-Cd
II.39Ce
II.310Cf-Cl
II.311-12Cm-Co
BoxFolder
II.41Cp-Cz
II.42-3Da-Dd
II.44Df-Di
II.45Dj-Don
II.46Doo-Doz
II.47Dp-Dz
II.48Employment General Inquiry
II.49Employment Summer
II.410Environmental Protection Agency [topics include Economic Impact of Environmental Programs, re-refined oil labeling policies, Snapfinger Treatment Plant Laboratory, and others]
II.411Ea-Ek
II.412El-Ep
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II.51Eq-Et
II.52Eu-Ez
II.53Fa-Fd
II.54Fe-Fl
II.55Fm-For
II.56Fos-Foz
II.57Fra-Fre
II.58Fr
II.59Fs-Fz
II.510General Accounting Office
II.511General Services Administration
II.512Georgia Association of Broadcasters, Inc.
II.513Ga
II.514Gb-Gf
BoxFolder
II.61Gg-Gi
II.62Gj-Gl
II.63Gm-Go
II.64Gp-Gz
II.65Ha-Han
II.66Hao-Harq
II.67Harr-Harz
II.68Has-Haz
II.69He-Her
II.610Hes-Hl
BoxFolder
II.71Hm-Hof
II.72Hog
II.73Hoh-Hot
II.74Hou-Hoz
II.75Immigration and Naturalization Service
II.76Infant Care [letters congratulating constituents]
II.77Interior Department press releases
II.78Ia-Iz
II.79Justice Department [Law of Impeachment, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration]
II.710Ja-Je
II.711Jf-Joh
BoxFolder
II.81Jon
II.82Joo-Jz
II.83Ka
II.84Ke
II.85Kf-Ki
II.86Kj-Kl
II.87Km-Ko
II.88Kp-Kz
II.89Labor [Comprehensive employment and training act, OSHA, report on veterans services]
II.810Library of Congress [congressional research services: dental industry and congressional immunity in traffic violations]
II.811La-Lan
II.812Lao-Ld
II.813Lea-Ler
II.814Les-Lez
BoxFolder
II.91Lf-Lm
II.92Ln-Lo
II.93Lp-Lz
II.94MARTA [includes briefs and correspondence]
II.95Media [Blackburn press and clippings, includes information on Levitas Campaign Committee, allegations regarding Blackburn's campaign funds]
II.96McA-MdD
II.97McE-McK
II.98McL-McZ
II.99Ma-Mak
II.910Mal-Marr
II.911Mars-Mart
II.912Mas-Maz
BoxFolder
II.101Me
II.102Mf-Mill
II.103Miln-Mol
II.104-5Mor-Moz
II.106Mom-Moq
II.107Mp-Muq
II.108Mur-Mz
II.109National Endowment for the Arts
II.1010National Federation of Independent Businesses
II.1011Na-Nd
II.1012Ne
II.1013Nf-Nif
II.1014Nix-Nz
BoxFolder
II.111Office of Economic Opportunity
II.112Oa-Ol
II.113Om-Oo
II.114Op-Oz
II.115Page [U.S. Capitol Page School]
II.116Patronage
II.117Postal Service
II.118Professional Standards Review Organization
II.119Pa-Pal
II.1110Pam-Paz
II.1111Pb-Pe
II.1112Pf-Pl
II.1113Pm-Po
II.1114Pp-Pz
BoxFolder
II.121Qa-Qz
II.122Ra-Rd
II.123Re
II.124Rf-Rl
II.125Rot-Roz
II.126Rm-Ros
II.127Rp-Rz
II.128Small Business Administration
II.129State Department
II.1210Sa-Sam
II.1211San-Saz
II.1212Sb-Sc
BoxFolder
II.131Sd-Se
II.132Sf-Sh
II.133Si-Sn
II.134Smith
II.135Sn-So
II.136Sp-Ste
II.137Stf-Stq
II.138Str-Stz
II.139Su-Sz
II.1310Transportation Department
BoxFolder
II.141Treasury Department
II.142Ta-Te
II.143Tf-Thomo
II.144Thompson
II.145Thomson-Tl
II.146Tm-To
II.147Tp-Tz
II.148Unanswered correspondence
II.149Ua-Uz
II.1410Va-Vz
II.1411Wa
BoxFolder
II.151Wb-Wen
II.152Weo-Wg
II.153Wh
II.154Wi-Wik
II.155Wil-Will
II.156Wilm-Wiz
II.157Wj-Wz
II.158Za-Zz
 

III. Green Forms

Extent: 3.0 boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Scope and Content: This series consists of copies of replies from Blackburn. There are replies concerning the Vietnam conflict, prisoners of war, cost of living, the United Nations, wage and labor, and the environment. Arrangement is alphabetical by name of individual or organization.
BoxFolder
III.11A
III.12B
III.13C
III.14D
III.15E
III.16F
III.17G
BoxFolder
III.21H
III.22I
III.23J
III.24K
III.25L
III.26Ma-Me
III.27Mi-My
III.28Mc
III.29N
III.210O
BoxFolder
III.31P
III.32Q
III.33R
III.34S
III.35T
III.36U
III.37V
III.38W
III.39XYZ
 

IV. General Correspondence, 1972-1974

Extent: 8.0 boxes (4 linear feet)
Scope and Content: The General Correspondence series has correspondence, clippings, speeches, telegrams, and printed materials. Researchers may locate information concerning energy, economics, environmental issues, Watergate, POWs, and the possible impeachment of President Richard Nixon. Arrangement is alphabetical.
BoxFolder
IV.11Clerks Office
IV.12Employment - General Inquiry
IV.13Employment - Patronage
IV.14Employment - Summer
IV.15A
IV.16B
IV.17C
IV.18D
IV.19E
IV.110F
IV.111G
IV.112H
BoxFolder
IV.21I
IV.22J
IV.23K
IV.24L
IV.25-6M
IV.27N
IV.28O
IV.29P
IV.210Q
IV.211R
BoxFolder
IV.31-2S
IV.33T
IV.34U
IV.35V
IV.36W [includes booklet on revenue sharing in Atlanta and Fulton County]
IV.37Y
IV.38Z
IV.39Requests - Agriculture Bulletins
IV.310Requests - Agriculture Yearbooks
IV.311Requests - Bills and Documents
IV.312Requests - Calendars
IV.313Requests - Congressional Directories
IV.314Requests - Congressional Records
IV.315Miscellaneous Requests
BoxFolder
IV.41Miscellaneous Requests
IV.42Requests - Photographs and Autographs
IV.43-4Visitors, 1973
BoxFolder
IV.51Blackburn's Republican Platform: Speech regarding Labor Reform, 1972
IV.52Banking and Currency, (1973)
IV.53Channelization [Alcovy River]
IV.54Charitable Contributions
IV.55Congratulations Received
IV.56Congratulations Sent
IV.57Employee Bill of Rights
IV.58Federal Procurement Conference
IV.59File - No Address
IV.510General - Gassing of Beagles
IV.511General [HEW social and rehabilitation services, MARTA, etc.]
IV.512Material on Gurney and Housing in Florida
IV.513No Response [State land use, MARTA, economic stabilization act, etc.]
IV.514Foreign Affairs - General [Rhodesia chrome embargo and foreign trade and investment act]
IV.515Foreign Affairs - Genocide Treaty
IV.516Foreign Affairs - Greece [concerning Turkish Armed Forces in Cyprus]
IV.517Foreign Affairs - Panama Canal
IV.518Foreign Affairs - Purchase Chrome from Rhodesia
BoxFolder
IV.61Government Operations - General [GSA bidding, shipping of animals by air, etc.]
IV.62Government Operations - Shipping of Animals by Air
IV.63Government Operations - Spending
IV.64House Administration - General [campaign finance reform]
IV.65Interior and Insular - I & I Affairs Committee
IV.66Interior and Insular - Land Use
IV.67Internal Security
IV.68Interior and Insular - Interstate and Foreign Commerce
IV.69-10Interior and Insular - Daylight Savings
IV.611-14Interstate and Foreign - Energy
IV.615Interstate and Foreign - FDA [Federal Drug Administration]
BoxFolder
IV.71Interstate and Foreign - Fuel Allocation
IV.72Interstate and Foreign - HR4882: Diabetes Act
IV.73Interstate and Foreign Commerce Commission
IV.74-5Judiciary - Abortion
IV.76Judiciary - General [abortion, busing, Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), Watergate, investigation of the oil industry]
IV.77-8Judiciary - Impeach Nixon
IV.79Merchant Marines
IV.710Post Office and Civil Service
IV.711Public Works
IV.712National Republican Heritage Groups (Nationalities) Council
BoxFolder
IV.81Newspaper articles on Mr. Blackburn
IV.82On-the-job training
IV.83Science and Astronautics
IV.84Social Security
IV.85-6Thank You's Received, (1973)
IV.87Veteran's Affairs
IV.88Victims of Crime
IV.89Wall Street Journal Response
IV.810Ways and Means
IV.811White House [Ways and Means, United Nations, etc.]
 

V. Committee Files, 1971-1974

Extent: 12.0 boxes (6 linear feet)
Scope and Content: The committee files contain correspondence, reports, speeches, printed materials, press releases, clippings, memoranda from committee staff, and information sheets pertaining to Blackburn's work on committees and subcommittees. Researchers may locate information on such committee work as the Burke-Hartke foreign trade bill, economic stabilization, tax exemptions, and channelization and its effects on the environment and education. Arrangement is alphabetical by committee.
BoxFolder
V.11Select Committee on Aging
V.12Agriculture - Correspondence, 1973
V.13Agriculture - Food stamps for strikers
V.14Agriculture - General food prices
V.15Agriculture - Price of grain produces
V.16Agriculture - General, 1974
V.17Appropriations - Correspondence, 1973
V.18Appropriations - General
V.19Armed Services - Correspondence, 1973
V.110Armed Services - General, 1974
V.111Banking and Currency - Ashley Amendment
V.112-13Banking and Currency - Correspondence, 1973
BoxFolder
V.21Alcovy Work Plan
V.22Channelization - Court Cases
V.23Channelization - Historical Value of the Alcovy
V.24Channelization - Moratorium, pg. H5794, 1971 June 23
V.25Channelization - Property Owners (Alcovy Watershed)
V.26Channelization - Study by Tennessee (Effects on Wildlife)
V.27Community Action for Environmental Quality
V.28Material re: Key Hearings in Southeast [small water projects]
V.29News and Articles by and About Blackburn regarding water resources
V.210Public Access to reservoirs
V.211Rural Development Act - Proposed Amendments on Febuary 23
V.212Rural Development Act and Amendments to be proposed - and justification for proposal amending section 201
BoxFolder
V.31"Stop Channelization Attempt", 1972
V.32Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt Blackburn's statement to Ways & Means; Senate Finance
V.33Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt Foundations
V.34Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt - Institute for American Democracy
V.35Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt - Labor Unions
V.36Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt - Laws, Regulations Proposed Changes
V.37Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt - National Council of Churches
BoxFolder
V.41Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt - National Student Association
V.42Banking and Currency - Tax- Exempt - Organizations: Ford Foundation
V.43Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt - Private Schools
V.44Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt - Right Wing
V.45Banking and Currency - Tax-Exempt Various Groups
V.46Banking and Currency - Committee Staff
V.47Banking and Currency - Dan Bradley - OEO in Atlanta
V.48-9Banking and Currency - HR 14403 - One-Bank Holding Company
V.410Banking and Currency - Housing the Elderly, (1969)
V.411Banking and Currency - Oglethorpe Aparments [land for Dekalb park], 1971
V.412Banking and Currency - Settlement Costs [closing and settlement costs in federally related mortgage transactions]
V.413Banking and Currency - Title IX [regulation of closing and settlement costs in federally related morgage transactions]
BoxFolder
V.51Banking and Currency - Washington Post articles on closing costs
V.52Banking and Currency - Watergate
V.53Banking and Currency - Economic Stabilization Act
V.54Banking and Currency - Eisenhower Dollar
V.55Banking and Currency - Federal Reserve
V.56Banking and Currency - HR 7 [National Credit Union Bank Act]
V.57Banking and Currency - HR 8449 [Flood Disaster Protection Act]
V.58Banking and Currency - Housing Subcommittee, Correspondence, 1973
V.59Banking and Currency - Lead Based Paint
V.510Banking and Currency - Legislation and bills
V.511Banking and Currency - Owning Gold
V.512Banking and Currency - Names and Addresses - Republican Committee Assignments
V.513Banking and Currency - Economic Stabilization
V.514Banking and Currency - Export Control Act
V.515Banking and Currency - General, 1974
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V.61Banking and Currency - Housing, 1974
V.62Banking and Currency - Owning Gold, 1974
V.63-4Banking and Currency - Economic Stabilization
V.65District of Columbia
V.66-7Education and Labor - Correspondence, 1973
V.68Education and Labor - "Dear Colleague" from BBB re: Occupational Health and Safety Act
V.69-11Education and Labor - General
V.612Education and Labor - HR 69 [Adult Basic Education Program]
BoxFolder
V.71Education and Labor - HR77 Union Members
V.72Education and Labor - Legislation bills
V.73Education and Labor - Legal Services
V.74Education and Labor - Manpower programs
V.75Education and Labor - Minimum Wage
V.76Education and Labor -OSHA Occupational Safety
V.77Education and Labor - Pension Reform
V.78Education and Labor - Private Pension
V.79Education and Labor - Handicapped Children
V.710Education and Labor - School Lunch
V.711Education and Labor - Vocational Rehabilitation
V.712Education and Labor - General, 1973
V.713Education and Labor - HR 4757 Minimum Wage
V.714Education and Labor - HR 69 Elementary and Secondary Education
V.715Education and Labor - HR 8677 [National Public Employee Relations Act]
V.716Education and Labor - OSHA [Occupational Safety & Health Act]
V.717Education and Labor - Private Pension HR 2
V.718Foreign Affairs - Aid to North Vietnam
V.719Foreign Affairs - Burke Hartke Foreign Trade
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V.81Foreign Affairs - Correspondence, 1973
V.82Foreign Affairs - General, 1973
V.83Foreign Affairs - Missing in Action in South East Asia
V.84Government Operations
V.85-8Housing Subcommittee [Banking & Currency Committee] -General
V.89Housing Subcommittee - 235 Housing Audit
V.810Housing Subcommittee - 235/236 Foreclosures
V.811Housing Subcommittee - Age Integration
V.812Housing Subcommittee - Articles in the Atlanta Journal
V.813Housing Subcommittee - Atlanta Housing Authority
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V.91Housing Subcommittee - Atlanta Model Cities
V.92Housing Subcommittee - Audit - Model Cities Program, Atlanta
V.93Housing Subcommittee - Arthur Flemming Letter
V.94Housing Subcommittee - Chronology - Post Feasibility
V.95Housing Subcommittee - Correspondence with Ray Goode re: Recertification
V.96Housing Subcommittee - Damage in Housing Projects
V.97Housing Subcommittee - EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] and Water Samples
V.98Housing Subcommittee - FHA [Federal Housing Authority] - Cost Comparison of 202 and 236
V.99Housing Subcommittee - February 2nd Press Packet for Press Conference for BBB - Stephens Elderly Housing Amendment
V.910Housing Subcommittee - Field Trips
V.911Housing Subcommittee - HUD 312 - Rehabilitation Robinson H Home
V.912Housing Subcommittee - HUD - Public Housing -Pruitt
V.913Housing Subcommittee - HUD and Dad County Workable Program
V.914Housing Subcommittee - HUD Report on Stephens-Blackburn Bill, HR 12876 [Older Americans Housing Act]
V.915Housing Subcommittee - Housing and FHA - 236 Amendments
V.916Housing Subcommittee - Housing - Philadelphia FHA Scandals
V.917Housing Subcommittee - Housing Amendments - Cooperatives
V.918Housing Subcommittee - Housing Bill: Testimony by Jack Swertferger, 1972
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V.101Housing Subcommittee - Housing Legislation - Cranston Amendments (Senate Adopted), 1972
V.102Housing Subcommittee - Housing Legislation: Reconversion of 236 Elderly, 1972
V.103Housing Subcommittee - Letter of Comptroller General HUD, Investigation in Atlanta Housing
V.104Housing Subcommittee - Letter re: Older Americans Housing Act, 1972
V.105Housing Subcommittee - Letter comparing 202 and 236 [Elderly Housing and FHA]
V.106Housing Subcommittee - Library of Congress Research on HUD's recertification authority
V.107Housing Subcommittee - Material from Bob Renfrau for Senator Roth's Aide
V.108Housing Subcommittee - Miami Hearing - Witness List
V.109Housing Subcommittee - NY Times Reporter John Herber's article
V.1010Housing Subcommittee - Older Americans Housing Act
V.1011Housing Subcommittee - Pearlie Robinson's House - Atlanta Investigation
V.1012Housing Subcommittee - Press Coverage, 1971
V.1013Housing Subcommittee - Relocation Amendment - See bill HR 14235
V.1014Housing Subcommittee - Responses to FHA form letters sent by Senator Williams
V.1015Housing Subcommittee - Senate Special Committee on Aging
V.1016Housing Subcommittee - Swertferger Testimony on Closing Cost
V.1017Housing Subcommittee - White House Conference on Aging
V.1018Housing Subcommittee - White House Recommendations on Elderly Housing
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V.111House Administration - 7612 Campaign Reform
V.112House Administration - Correspondence, 1973
V.113House Administration - Voter Registration by mail
V.114Interior and Insular Affairs - Correspondence, 1973
V.115Interior and Insular Affairs - Environment
V.116-7Interior and Insular Affairs - General, 1973
V.118Interior and Insular Affairs - Land Use
V.119Interior and Insular Affairs - Legislation
V.1110Interior and Insular Affairs - Mines and Mining
V.1111Interior and Insular Affairs - Pipeline
V.1112Internal Security
V.1113Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Airlines
V.1114-16Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Correspondence, 1973
V.1117Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Diabetes
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V.121Interstate and Foreign Commerce - General Bills
V.122-3Interstate and Foreign Commerce - HR 7200 Railroad Retirement
V.124Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Omnibus Public Health 5608
V.125Interstate and Foreign Commerce - Pipeline
V.126Joint Economic Committee - DUT speech (Denver) re: Bank Holding Companies
V.127Joint Economic Committee - Midterm Economic Report, 1971
V.128Joint Economic Committee - Mid-term Economic Report, 1972
V.129Joint Economic Committee - Press Conference on President's Economic Report, 1972
V.1210Joint Economic Committee - Report Introduction
V.1211Joint Economic Committee - Subcommittees
V.1212Joint Economic Committee - Subsidy Hearings, 1972 January 13
V.1213Joint Economic Committee - Urban Affairs Subcommittee
 

VI. Photographs, circa 1967-1975

Extent: 41 photographs and 20 negatives
Scope and Content: This series consists of forty photographs, twenty negatives, and one contact sheet. Most of the images reflect Blackburn's involvement with housing and environmental issues while in Congress and include photographs of watersheds in the South in addition to one in Ohio and housing for the elderly in Florida. The remaining photographs feature Blackburn pictured with a Druid Hills High School class on a trip to Washington, D.C. and Blackburn at an Honor Farm ceremony in Dekalb County, Georgia.
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VI.11Watersheds of the South, late 1960s.
Extent: 22 (8x10") b/w
VI.12Blackburn with Druid Hills High School class, 1971.
Extent: (8x10") b/w
VI.13Housing for the elderly in Florida, undated.
Extent: 9 (8x10") b/w
VI.14Ltl. Auglaize, Paulding Co., Ohio, undated.
Extent: 6 (8x10") b/w
VI.15Blackburn at Honor Farm ceremonies, undated.
Extent: 2 (8x10") b/w, 1 contact sheet, 20 negatives