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The Papers of Clarence Mitchell Jr.

and of the NAACP Washington Bureau 1942 - 1978

 

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Lion in the Lobby
Volumes I&II
Volume III
Volume IV
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Volumes I&II
Volume III
Volume IV
Volume V
 

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Sample Documents I
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1950

 (81) S932-5: Social Security Revisions. H.R. 6000. Part 3. Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate, 81st Congress, 2nd. March 15, 1950, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 1928-32

(81) H1306-3: To Outlaw Certain Un-American and Subversive Activities. H.R. 3903 and H.R. 7595. Committee on Un-American Activities, U.S. House of Representatives, 81st Congress, 2nd. May 3, 1950, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 2296-2302. 

 (81) S949-1: To Amend the Railway Labor Act—Providing for Union Membership and Agreements for Deductions from Wages of Carrier Employees for Certain Purposes. Subcommittee on Railway Labor Act Amendments. S. 3295. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 81st Congress, 2nd. May 18, 1950, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 242-309. (Mitchell was accompanied by Joseph C. Waddy.)

(81) H1291-3: Railway Labor Act Amendments. H.R. 7789. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, 81st Congress, 2nd. June 7, 1950, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 285-302. (Mitchell was accompanied by Joseph C. Waddy.)

1951

(81) S963-2: Nomination of Millard Frank Caldwell, Jr., to be Federal Civil Defense Administrator. Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 2nd. January 15, 1951, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 1-10.

(82) S960-9: Universal Military Training and Service Act of 1951. S. 1. Preparedness Subcommittee, Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 1st. January 24, 1951, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 861-73.

Reciprocal Trade Agreement. H.R. 1612. House Ways and Means Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, 82nd Congress, 1st. (Mitchell’s statement submitted in the form of a letter for the hearing record to Rep. Robert L. Doughton, chairman, 1/25/51, NAACP WB-1, DLC.)

(82) S961-4-A: Defense Housing Act. [Part 1]. S. 349. Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 1st. February 20, 1951, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 477-81.

(82) H1313-7: India Emergency Act of 1951. H.R. 2692+. Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, 82nd Congress, 1st. February 21, 1951, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 103-05.

(82) H1453-0.4: Universal Military Training. H.R. 1752. Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives, 82nd Congress, 1st. March 8, 1951, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 844-56.  

(82) S996-11: Limitation of Debate in the Senate. S. Res. 41, S. Res. 52, S. Res. 105, and S. Res. 203 (Resolutions Relative to Amending Senate Rule XXII Relating to Cloture). Committee on Rules and Administration, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 1st. October 2, 1951, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 34-63. (Walter White, NAACP executive secretary, testified, accompanied by Mitchell.)

1952

(82) --: Federal Assistance for School Construction. H. Res. 73. U.S. House of Representatives, 82nd Congress, 2nd.     1952, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 352;[1] (CIS volume reference not found).

(82) H1454-0.2: Universal Military Training. H.R. 5904. Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives, 82nd Congress, 2nd. January 30, 1952, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 2982-99.

(82) S1002-9: National Security Training Corps Act. S. 2441. Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 2nd. February 14, 1952, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 502-10.

(82) S1021-1-A: Migratory Labor. Part I. S. 984. Subcommittee on Labor and Labor-management Relations, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 2nd. February 27, 1952, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 458-68.

(82) S1018-2: Discrimination and Full Utilization of Manpower Resources. S. 1732; S. 551. Subcommittee on Labor and Labor-Management Relations, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 2nd. April 17, 1952, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 141-63. (Testified with WalterWhite.)

1953

(83) S1036-2-A: Nomination of Albert M. Cole. [Part 1][*]. Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 1st. March 2, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 27-34.

(83) H1402-1-A: Labor-Management Relations. Part 6. Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, 83rd Congress, 1st. March 31, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 2055-78. (Testified with Walter White.)

(83) S1037-14: First Independent Offices Appropriations, 1954. Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives, 83rd Congress, 1st. on H.R. 4663. April 25, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 488-97.

(83) S1050-1-B: Taft-Hartley Act Revisions. Part 4. [continuation of hearings] S. 225+. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 1st.  April 29, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 2186-96.

(83) S1046-1: Housing Act Amendments of 1953. S. 1621, S. 1848, S. 1864, and S. 2103. Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 1st. June 18, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 264-67.

(83) H1409-7: Housing Amendments of 1953. S. 692. Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. House of Representatives, 83rd Congress, 1st. June 23, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 203-05.

(83) S1061-6-A: Statehood for Hawaii. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 1st. July 9, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 429-30.

1954

 (83) S1101-1: Commission on Civil Rights. S. 1 and S. 535. Subcommittee of the Committee on Judiciary, Committee on Judiciary, U.S Senate, 83rd Congress, 2nd. January 26, 1954, Congressional Hearings, 41-50; January 26, 1954, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 75-77.

(83) S1070-1: Taft-Hartley Act Revisions, Part 6. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 2nd. January 29, 1954, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 3177-84.

(83) S1072-6-A: Housing Act of 1954. Part 1. S. 2889, S. 2938, S. 2949. Committee of Banking and Currency, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 2nd. March 25, 1954, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 893-900.

(83) S1078-2: Independent Offices Appropriations, 1955. H.R. 8583. Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 2nd. April 21, 1954, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 686-92.

(83) S1079-8-C: President’s Health Recommendations and Related Measures. Part 3. S. 2758+. Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 2nd. April 21, 1954, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 847-56.

(83) H1456-7: Amending Interstate Commerce Act (Segregation of Passengers). H.R. 563+. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, 83rd Congress, 2nd. May 13, 1954, United States Congressional  Committee Hearings, 39. (in conjunction with Lt. Thomas Williams, Camden, N.J., 40-55; Robert L. Carter, assistant special counsel, NAACP, with Mitchell, 96-118)

(83) S1085-1: Construction of School Facilities. S. 359, S. 2601, and S. 2779. Subcommittee on Education, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U. S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 2nd. May 20, 1954, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 248-52.

Statements and Testimonies of Clarence Mitchell, Jr., before non-Congressional Committees, 1949-1954

Statement on Minimum Wage for Western Union Messengers, December 28, 1949.

Statement before the President’s Commission on Migratory Workers, July 13, 1950.

Statement before the National Conference on Federal Aid to Education, November 13, 1950, Washington, DC, NAACP WB-70, DLC.

Presented Statement of Thurgood Marshall, NAACP Special Counsel, in Support of the Petition of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe for the Right to Counsel of their Choosing, January 3, 1952. NAACP WB-3, DLC.

Statement before the President’s Committee on Government Contract Compliance, 6/9/52, NAACP II: A: 208, DLC [text in appendix].

Statements and Testimonies of Walter White before Congressional Committees, 1930-1954

1930

(71) S331-12: Confirmation of Hon. John J. Parker to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S. Subcommittee of Committee on Judiciary, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 71st Congress, April 5, 1930. United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 74-79.

(71) H573-4: Investigation of Communist Propaganda. Part 3: Volume No. 4. Special Committee to Investigate Communist Activities in the United States. U.S. House of Representatives, 71st Congress, 2nd. September 27, 1930. United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 199-204.

1934

(73) S435-5-A: Punishment for the Crime of Lynching. S. 1978. Subcommittee of the Committee on Judiciary, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, 73rd, 2nd. February 20, 1934, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 9-37.

1935

(74) S474-7: Punishment for the Crime of Lynching. S. 24. Subcommittee on S. 24, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 74th Congress, 1st. February 14, 1935, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 32-64.

1936

(74) S519-2: U.S. Housing Act of 1936. S. 4424. Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. Senate, 74th Congress, 2nd. April 24, 1936, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 207-09.

1940

(76) S620-10: Crime of Lynching. H.R. 801. Subcommittee on H.R. 801, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 76th Congress, 2nd. February 7, 1940, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 51-74. (See also William H. Hastie and Spingarn)

1942

(77) S699-8-A: Poll Taxes. [Part I] S. 1280. Subcommittee of the Committee on Judiciary, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 77th Congress, 2nd. July 30, 1942.

United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 335-38.

1943

(78) S718-0-P: Manpower (National War Service Bill). Part 16. S. 666. Committee on Military Affairs, U.S. Senate, 78th Congress, 1st. April 1, 1943, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 641-58.

1944

(78) H1032-3-A: To Prohibit Discrimination in Employment. Volume 1. H.R. 3986; H.R. 4004;  H.R. 4005. Committee on Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, 78th Congress, 2nd. June 13, 1944, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 163-69. 

(78) S739-2: Fair Practices Act. S. 2048. Subcommittee of Committee on Education and Labor, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. Senate, 78th Congress, 2nd. September 8, 1944, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 196-202.

1945

(79) S763-0: Full employment Act of 1945 [Revised][†]. S. 380. Subcommittee on Full Employment, Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. Senate, 79th Congress, 1st. August 29, 1945, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 615-21.

1948

(80) S850-0-B: European Recovery Program. Part 2. Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate, 80th Congress, 2nd. January 27, 1948, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 952-54.

(80) S854-0-A [same as H1187-8]: Crime of Lynching. H.R. 4528; S. 42+. Subcommittee on S. 42, S. 1352, and S. 1465, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 80th Congress, 2nd. February 2, 1948, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 97-121.

(80) S857-0-A: Veterans Hospital Program – Proposed Booker T. Washington Hospital -- Continued. Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs, H. Con. Res. 54; S. 1414+. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 80th Congress, 2nd. February 3, 1948, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 100-121.

(80) H1187-8 [same as S854-0-A]: Antilynching. H.R. 41+. Subcommittee No. 4, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, 80th Congress, 2nd. February 4, 1948, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 48-67.

1951

(82) S992-3: Establishing of a Commission on Ethics in Government. Special Subcommittee on the Establishment of a Commission on Ethics in Government, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S Senate, 82nd Congress, 1st. July 6, 1951, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 394-400.

 (82) S996-11: Limitation of Debate in the Senate. S. Res. 41; S. Res. 52; S. Res. 105; S. Res. 203. Committee on Rules and Administration, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 1st. October 2, 1951, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 34-64. (Accompanied by Clarence Mitchell, Jr.)

1952

(82) S1018-2: Discrimination and Full Utilization of Manpower Resources. S. 1732; S. 551. Subcommittee on Labor and Labor-Management Relations, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 2nd. April 17, 1952, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 141-58. (White and Mitchell testified together.)

1954

(83) S1071-10: Antidiscrimination in Employment. S. 692. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 2nd. February 25, 1954, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 176-91.

Statements and Testimonies of Roy Wilkins before Congressional Committees, 1932-1954

1932

(72) S391-4: Federal Emergency Measures to Relieve Unemployment. S. 4076. Committee on Manufacturers, U.S. Senate, 72nd Congress, 1st. June 20, 1932, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 20-21.

1945

(79) S765-3: Fair Employment Practice Act. S. 101; S. 459. [same as (80) S840-1] Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. Senate, 79th Congress, 1st. March 14, 1945, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 128-30.

1947

 (80) S840-1: Antidiscrimination in Employment. S. 984. [same as (79) S765-3] Subcommittee on Antidiscrimination, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 80th Congress, 1st. June 12, 1947, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, pp. 182-95. (This was Walter White’s testimony, as presented by Wilkins. See typescript with explanation in NAACP II: 272, DLC.)

1949

(81) S965-5: Civil Rights. S. 1725; S. 1734. Subcommittee of the Committee on Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 81st Congress, 1st. July 14, 1949, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 36-40.

 

Other Related Statements and Testimonies before Congressional Committees, 1947-1954

 

1947

(80) S817-0-B: Labor Relations Program. Part 3. S. 55; S.J. Res. 22. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 80th Congress, 1st. February 20, 1947, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 1275-1330 (Walter Reuther, president and director of Fair Practices and Antidiscrimination Department, UAW).

 

(80) H1173-0.28: Full Committee Hearings on Universal Military Training. Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives, 80th Congress, 1st sess. June 11, 1947, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 4363-66 (Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.).

1948

(80) S859-0-A: Home Rule and Reorganization for D.C. S. 1968; H.R. 4902. Joint Committee on District of Columbia, U.S. Senate; U.S. House of Representatives, 80th Congress, 2nd. February 2, 1948, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 3 (Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.).

(80) S -----: Universal Military Training. Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate, 80th Congress, 2nd. March 31, 1948, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 686-94 (A. Philip Randolph, national treasurer of the Committee against Jim Crow in the Military and president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters).

(80) H1187-8: Antilynching. H.R. 41+. Subcommittee No. 4, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, 80th 2nd sess. February 4, 1948, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 96-98 (Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.)

1949

(81) H1242-0: National Labor Relations Act of 1949. H.R. 2032. Special Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations Act, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, 81st Congress, 1st. March 15, 1949, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 1015-1117 (Theodore E. Brown on behalf of A. Philip Randolph, president, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters).

(81) H1253-8: Federal Fair Employment Practice Act. H.R. 4453. Special Subcommittee on Fair Employment Standards Act, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, 81st Congress, 1st. May 19, 1949, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 300-09 (Lewis G. Hines, national legislative representative, AFL).

(81) S965-5: Civil Rights. S. 1725; S. 1734. Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 81st Congress, 1st sess. July 14, 1949, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 30-36 (Thurgood Marshall).

1951

(82) S996-11: Limitation on Debate in the Senate. S. Res. 41; S. Res. 52; S. Res. 105; S. Res. 203. Committee on Rules and Administration, U.S. Senate, 82nd Congress, 1st. October 3, 1951, United States Congressional Hearings, 125-73 (Walter Reuther, president and director of Fair Practices and Antidiscrimination Department, UAW).

1952

(82) H1454-0.2: Universal Military Training. H.R. 5904. Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives, 82nd Congress, 2nd. January 30, 1952, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 2982-99 (Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Text in NAACP WB-184, DLC).

1953

(83) S1036-2-A: Nomination of Albert M. Cole. [Part 1][‡]. Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 1st. March 2, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 1-26. (Albert M. Cole)

(83) S1038-11: Treaties and Executive Agreements. S.J. Res. 1; S.J. Res. 43. Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, Committee on Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 83rd Congress, 1st. April 7, 1953, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 823-900; 901-47. (Herbert Brownell, Jr.)

1954

(83) H1456-7: Amending Interstate Commerce Act (Segregation of Passengers). H.R. 563+. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, 83rd Congress, 2nd. May 13, 1954, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 55-65. (Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.)  Testimony 1/28/53).


[*]As inserted in CIS U.S. Congressional Committee Hearings Index.

[†]As inserted in CIS U.S. Congressional Committee Hearings Index.

[‡]As inserted in CIS U.S. Congressional Committee Hearings Index.


[1] Taken from an abbreviated list prepared by Pohlhaus, 8/14/57, for Robert L. Carter, NAACP general counsel. No record of this testimony was found, but since, however, Mitchell sometimes submitted statements to committees without actually testifying, it is retained here.  NAACP WB-151, DLC.



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