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The Papers of Clarence Mitchell Jr.

and of the NAACP Washington Bureau 1942 - 1978

 

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Volume III
Volume IV
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Volume III
Volume IV
Volume V
 

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Volume IV

Statements and Testimonies of Clarence Mitchell, Jr.
and Other NAACP Representatives

1955-1957

1955

(84) S1119-6: Emergency Federal Aid for School Construction. S. 4+. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 1st sess. January 31, 1955, United States Congressional Hearings, 246-51.

(84) S1119-7: Federal Assistance to Increase Public School Construction. S. 968. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 1st sess. February 21, 1955, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 368-76.

(84) H1512-0.11: National Reserve Plan. H.R. 2967. Subcommittee No. 1 (Armed Services), Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives, 84th Congress, 1st sess. March 3, 1955, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 2144-46. (Pair with (84) S1126-7.) 

(84) S1122-1: Nomination and Election of President and Vice President. S.J. Res. 31+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 1st sess. April 1, 1955, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 171-191.

(84) S1127-1-C: Amending Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. Part 3 and Statistical Appendix. S. 18+. Subcommittee on Labor, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 1st sess. May 11, 1955, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 1470-72. (Pair with (85) S1228-4.)

(84) S1124-1: Federal Elections Act of 1955. S. 636. Committee on Rules and Administration, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 1st sess. May 17, 1955, United States Congressional Hearings, 222-36.

(84) S1130-1. Housing Act of 1955. S. 789+. Subcommittee on Housing, Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 1st sess. May 19, 1955, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 515-24. (See also H1552-8 and H1496-1.)

(84) H1507-6-C: Federal Aid to States for School Construction, Part 3. H.R. 3770. Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, 84th Congress, 1st sess. May 20, 1955, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 1060-77.

(84) H1496-1: Housing Amendments of 1955. H.R. 5827; S. 2126. Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. House of Representatives, 84th Congress, 1st sess. June 9, 1955, United States Congressional Hearings, 546-64. (Pair with (84) H1552-8. See also (84) S1130-1.)

(84) H1513-1.15:Subcommittee Hearings on H.R. 6900 and H.R. 7000, Subcommittee No. 1, Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives, 84th Congress, 1st sess. June 22, 1955,  United States Congressional Hearings, 4260-87.

(84) H1511-5: Habeas Corpus. Subcommittee No. 3, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, 84th Congress, 1st sess. June 24, 1955, United States Congressional Hearings, 78-88 (Thurgood Marshall, NAACP special counsel).

(84) S1126-7: National Reserve Plan. H.R. 7000+. Committee on Armed Services. U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 1st sess. July 8, 1955, United States Congressional Hearings, 110-15. (Pair with (84) H1512-0.11.)

(84) H1511-4: Civil Rights. Subcommittee No. 2, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, 84th Congress, 1st sess. July 27, 1955, United States Congressional Hearings, 248-71 (Roy Wilkins, accompanied by Mitchell and J. Francis Pohlhaus. Mitchell’s statement of June 9, 1955 before the House Committee on Banking and Commerce on H.R. 5827, superseded by S. 2126, is inserted).

 (84) S1158-3: Citizens’ Petitions for the Redress of Grievances.  S. Res. 94. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 1st sess. September 17, 1955, United States Congressional Hearings, 29-32 (Roy Wilkins).

1956

(84) S1167-4: Housing Amendments of 1956. H.R. 7540+. Subcommittee on Housing, Committee on Banking and Currency, Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 2nd sess. March 28, 1956, United States Congressional Hearings, 658-63.

(84) H1567-1: Proposed Amendments to Public Laws 815 and 874, 81st Congress (Assistance to Federally Affected School Districts). H.R. 10227+. Subcommittee on Proposed Amendments to Public Laws 815 and 874, Committee on Education and Labor, 84th Congress, 2nd sess. April 11, 1956, United States Congressional Hearings, 194-216.

(84) S1245-2: Qualification of Electors. S.J. 29. Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 2nd sess. April 13, 1956, United States Congressional Hearings, 60-62 (accompanied by J. Francis Pohlhaus).

(84) HJ-2: Establishing Rules of Interpretation Governing Questions of the Effect of Acts of Congress on State Laws. H.R. 3+. Part 2. Committee Serial No. 9. Judiciary Subcommittee No. 1, Committee on the Judiciary. U.S. House of Representatives, 84th Congress, 2nd sess. April 20, 1956, United States Congressional Hearings, 137-47.

(84)  H1552-8: Housing Amendments of 1956. Committee on Banking and Currency, U.S. House of Representatives, 84th Congress, 1st. sess. May 21, 1956, United States Congressional Committee Hearings, 523-34. (Pair with (84) H1496-1. See also S1130-1.)

(84) S1951-7: Civil Rights Proposals.* Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 2nd. sess. May 25, 1956, United States Congressional Hearings, 107-121 (Roy Wilkins, representing, in addition to the NAACP, ACHR, AJCong., AVC, ADA, BSCP, CIC, ISERMW, JWL, NAPE, NCNW, UAW, USA, WDL).

*S.900 (Antilynching); S. 902 (Civil Rights Division); S. 903 (Political Participation); H.R. 5205 (Armed Forces); S.J. Res. 29 (Qualification of Electors); S. Con. Res. 8 (Joint Congressional Committee); S. 904 (Labor-Peonage); S. 905 (Supplement Existing Statutes); S. 906 (Civil Rights Commission); S. 907 (Omnibus Bill); S. 1089 (Armed Forces); S. 3604 (Additional Assistant Attorney General); S. 3605 (Bipartisan Commission); S.3415 (Federal Commission); S. 3717 (Strengthen Statutes); S. 3718 (Right to Vote).

(84) S1951-7: Civil Rights Proposals.* Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 84th Congress, 2nd sess. May 25, 1956, United States Congressional Hearings, 121-28.

*S.900 (Antilynching); S. 902 (Civil Rights Division); S. 903 (Political Participation); H.R. 5205 (Armed Forces); S.J. Res. 29 (Qualification of Electors); S. Con. Res. 8 (Joint Congressional Committee); S. 904 (Labor-Peonage); S. 905 (Supplement Existing Statutes); S. 906 (Civil Rights Commission); S. 907 (Omnibus Bill); S. 1089 (Armed Forces); S. 3604 (Additional Assistant Attorney General); S. 3605 (Bipartisan Commission); S.3415 (Federal Commission); S. 3717 (Strengthen Statutes); S. 3718 (Right to Vote).

1957

(85) H1615-3: Civil Rights. H.R. 140+. Subcommittee No. 5, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, 85th Congress, 1st sess. February 5,1957. United States Congressional Hearings, 653-61 (Roy Wilkins, speaking for 22 organizations; Wilkins’ testimony from 7/27/55 (84-H1511-4) is repeated here at pp. 416-439).

(85) H1615-3: Civil Rights. H.R. 140+. Subcommittee No. 5, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, 85th Congress, 1st sess. February 13, 1957. United States Congressional Hearings, 1010-42 (accompanied by Francis Pohlhaus).

(85) S1221-3: Civil Rights – 1957. S. 427+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. February 16, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 249-51; 273-77.

(85) S1221-3: Civil Rights – 1957. S. 428+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. February 19, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 291-327 (Roy Wilkins, accompanied by Mitchell).

(85) H1616-4-B: School Aid to States for Construction. Part 2. Proposed Legislation for Federal Aid to States for School-Construction Purposes. H.R. 1+. Subcommittee on General Education, Committee on Education and Labor. U.S. House of Representatives, 85th Congress, 1st sess. February 26, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 568-92. (Group with (84) H1507-6-C; (84) S1119-6; (84) 1119-7)

(85) S1221-3: Civil Rights – 1957. S. 427+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. February 27, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 502-503 (Mitchell introduces Charles A. McLean); 503-21 (Charles A. McLean accompanied by Mitchell).

(85) S1221-3: Civil Rights – 1957. S. 427+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. February 28, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 527-530 (Rev. William H. Borders, Wheat Street aptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia).

(85) S1221-3: Civil Rights – 1957. S. 427+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. February 28, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 530-31 (Mitchell – resumed). 

(85) S1221-3: Civil Rights – 1957. S. 427+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. March 4, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 556-59 (Mitchell – resumed). 

(85) S1221-3: Civil Rights – 1957. S. 427+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. March 4, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 573, 756-58 (Mitchell – resumed).

(85) S1221-3: Civil Rights – 1957. S. 427+. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. March 4, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 576-82 (Beatrice Young, Jackson, Mississippi, accompanied by Mitchell).

 (85) S1228-4: Proposals to Extend Coverage of Minimum Wage Protection. H.R. 1135+. Subcommittee on Labor, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. March 20, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 854-57. (Pair with (84) S1127-1-C)

 (85) H1623-3: Fair Labor Standards Act. Part 1. Subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, 85th Congress, 1st sess. June 14, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 1311-16.

(85) S1250-2: Proposed Amendments to Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate (Relating to Cloture). S. Res. 17; S. Res. 29+. Special Subcommittee on Amendments, Committee on Rules and Administration, U.S. Senate, 85th Congress, 1st sess. July 9, 1957, United States Congressional Hearings, 251-55.


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