SAMPLE CORRESPONDENCE IN GEORGE ANDREWS RECORDS

Box 1

 

Andrews to E. W. Nixon, May 20, 1944

Comments about 1946 Congressional Race

 

Andrews to H. L. Holman, June 1, 1944

Construction bids and Black contractors

 

Andrews to Billy Nixon, July 3, 1944

Andrews membership in Sigma Nu Fraternity

 

Andrews to Robert E. Christmas, Oct. 24, 1944

Effects of W. W. II on Wiregrass Area

 

Andrews to R. S. Ward, Nov. 14, 30, 1944

FDR Inaugural Plans

 

Andrews to Lewis H. Sessions, Dec. 15, 1944

Request for Separate Lists of Black and White Babies born each month in Enterprise, Alabama

 

Box 2

 

Andrews to H. W. Nixon, March 3, 1945

Henry Wallace as Sec. of Agriculture

 

Andrews to C. C. "Shovel" Hodge, March 7, 1945

Role of Blacks in Post War South

 

Andrews to H. A. Ferrell, March 9, 1945

Opposition to Henry Wallace and Aubrey Williams

 

Andrews to Ed Seay, April 16, 1945

Death of FDR

 

Andrews to Mrs. J. C. Ventress, June 20, 1945

Death of Mother and comments about Father

 

Andrews to Ed Seay, June 28, 1945

Eisenhower Speech

 

Andrews to George Bliss Jones, August 4, 1945

Gov. Chauncey Spark's fiscal program

 

Andrews to Rep. Bob Sikes, Sept. 8, 1945

Chattahoochee River Project

 

Andrews to L. R. Sessions, Sept. 13, 1945

Early Discharge of W. W. II Veterans

 

Andrews to C. Ed Thigpen, Nov. 26, 1945

OPA, Atomic Bomb, Truman and Labor Management Conference, Strikes, Universal -Military Training, recovering of U. S. to Peacetime

 

Box 3

 

Andrews to S. C. Rountree, 14 January 1946

Andrews compared to Cong. Henry B. Stegall

 

Andrews to L. H. Sessions, May 13, 1946

Coal Strike and John L. Lewis

 

Andrews to R. S. Ward, July 19, 1946

Andrews opposition to loan to Britain

 

Box 4

 

Andrews to Mrs. J. C. Ventress, Jan 15, 23, 1947

Andrews on Appropriations Committee, etc.

 

Box 5

 

Andrews to Dr. John M. Gallalee, Jan. 8, 1948

Andrews' father, Univ. of Alabama Graduate, 1900

 

Andrews to A. B. Robertson, February 17, 1948

REA and PFA River Electric Cooperative

 

Andrews to G. M. Edwards, Feb. 19, 1948

Truman Civil Rights Program, Jim Folsom's Repudiation of Truman

 

Andrews to Leg. Reference Service, Feb. 27, 1948

Inquiry about lynchings, strikes, unions

 

Andrews to J. H. Raines, Jr., March 2, 1948

Andrew's bid for re-election & opposition in Barbour County

 

Andrews to J. H. Rainer, Jr., March 2, 1948

Political retaliation by Andrews in Barbour County

 

Andrews to Sam Dowling, March 3, 1948

Truman & Racial issue in Congressional Race

 

Andrews to M. S. Strickland, May 10, 1948

Truman and Strikes

 

Andrews to Neal Gates, June 30, 1948

Truman and Dewey

 

Box 6

 

Andrews to R. S. Ward, July 26, 1948

Philadelphia Convention, 1948, Dixiecrats

 

Albert L. Patterson to Andrews, July 30, 1948

Routine Political Matters

 

Andrews to Archie Grubb, Jan. 6, 1949

Truman and Civil-Rights Legislation

 

Andrews to R. S. Ward, Jan. 17, 1949

Southern Congressional Opposition to Truman

 

L. H. Sessions to Andrews, Feb. 25, 1949

Truman and Economic Condition

 

Andrews to Donald Comer, March 28, 1949

Taft-Hartley Act

 

Donald Comer to Andrews, March 29,  1949

Taft-Hartley Act and Unionism

 

Box 7

 

Andrews to Van Ritch, June 25, 1949

Racial Views

 

Andrews to R. J. Lawrence, Nov. 22, 1949

IRS investigation of Black teachers

 

Andrews to L. H. Sessions, Jan. 30, 1950

Guy Hardwick for Lt. Gov.

 

Box 8

 

Andrews to R. S. Ward, Feb. 20, 1950

Andrews recollection of job as solicitor in 3rd district

 

Andrews to Floyd Foreman, April 24, 1950

Andrews speaks in favor of Dixiecrats

 

Andrews to Floyd Forman, April 24, 1950

Andrews and Dixiecrats

 

Andrews to Alto V. Lee, III, June 28, 1950

Andrews decision not to seek re-election because of headaches associated with P. 0. appointments

 

Andrews to X. S. Strickland, June 30, 1950

Korean outbreak

 

Andrews to Harry P. Hall, Dec. 11, 1950

Andrews work on appropriations comm.

 

Box 9

 

Andrews to Charles Feagin, Feb. 12, 1951

Andrew's plan to draft RR strikers for military service

 

Andrews to Dr. John M. Gallalee, March 23, 1951

Segregation

 

Andrews to R. S. Ward, April 17, 1951

Relief of Gen. Douglas McArthur

 

Andrews to Dr. John X. Gallalee, May 14, 1951

Training of airmen (white only) at U. of Alabama

 

Andrews to R. S. Ward, May 15, 1951

Korea and Psychological Warfare

 

Andrews to L. P. Mullins, May 21, 1951

Sec. of Interior (Oscar Chapman) and Civil Rights

 

Andrews to J. S. Williams, June 19, 1951

Truman's role in McArthur's hearings

 

Andrews to R. W. Ward, July 23, 1951

Splitting of 31st Div. in Korea

 

Box 10

 

G. C. Hughes to Andrews, Dec. 11, 1951

Hughes, Geneva, Ala. member of the State's Democratic Executive Committee, questions Andrews in RE: pledged electors, closed primary, party loyalty

 

Andrews to Donald Comer, Feb. 7, 1952

Universal Military Training

 

Rep. Carl Vinson to Andrews, March 15, 1952

Military induction of strikers

 

Andrews to W. P. Johnson, April 11, 1952

History of Chattahoochee Development 1946-52

 

Box 11

 

Andrews to J. A. Tucker, May 22, 1953

Integration of VA Hospitals

 

Andrews to Mrs. Joseph N. Smity, Dec. 27, 1954

Martial Law in Phenix City, Alabama

 

Box 13

 

Andrews to Mrs. Zaidee L. Foster, May 7, 1956

Segregation

 

Andrews to Louie A. Hollis, June 29, 1956

George Wallace Candidacy for Congress

 

Andrews to T. Merlyn Borland, Sept. 25, 1956

Richard M. Nixon as successor to Eisenhower

 

Andrews to Estes Kefauver, Nov. 26, 1956

Loss of Presidency to Republican

 

Andrews to Paul J. Miller, Jr., Feb. 21, 1957

Off-Limits for certain establishments in Phenix City, Alabama

 

Box 14

 

Andrews to A. J. Peacock, May 6, 1958

Life Magazine and Alabama Gubernatorial Race of 1958

 

Box 15

 

Andrews to P. W. Reeves, Jan. 12, 1959

"Human Resettlement Bill"

 

Andrews to Charles Woods, July 28, 1959

Apartment in D. C. area with no Blacks nearby

 

Andrews to Gordon A. Mitchell, Aug. 18, 1959

Andrews in Favor of Landers-Griffin Labor Reform Bill

 

Andrews to Wright A. Gardner, Jan. 12, 1960

States Rights, Civil Rights, Political Scandals

 

Box 16

 

Charles S. Keller to Andrews, March 18, 1960

Civil Rights

 

Andrews to Grady Rogers, March 29, 1960

Andrew's racial views

 

Andrews to Grady Rogers, March 29, 1960

Race and Civil Rights

 

Andrews to E. C. "Bud" Boswell, Dec. 5, 1960

Redistricting in Alabama

 

Andrews to Sen. John Sparkman, Dec. 5, 1960

Sparkman's role in Alabama politics and the Presidential Race of 1960

 

Box 17

 

Andrews to T. W. Richardson, Jan. 16, 1961

Freedom Riders and Conservative Viewpoint

 

Cong. Frank W. Boykin to M. C. Stallworth (copy), April 22, 1961

Comments on JFK and Nixon

 

Andrews to D. H. Bowen, June 1, 1961

Concerned with Fed. Marshals in Birmingham & Montgomery

 

Box 19

 

Andrews to Gov. John Patterson, Feb. 5, 1962

Tenn. - Tombigbee Development

 

Thos. W. Martin to Andrews, Feb. 14, 1962

Alabama Power Co. and Electrical Cooperatives

 

Box 20

 

Andrews to James W. Webb, August 15, 1962

Statement about River project in 3rd District

 

Andrews to Watkins C. Johnston, Aug. 27, 1962

New Alabama Republican Party and Fight between McDonald Gallion and John Patterson

 

Box 22

 

Andrews to Mrs. G. M. Roper, April 19, 1963

JFK and Cuba

 

Box 23

 

Andrews to Lt. Gen. Edward G. Almond, Aug. 5, 1963

Gesell report and Black's opportunities in armed forces

 

Andrews to James 0. Carr, Sept. 12, 1963

George C. Wallace's 10% disability for W W 2 Service

 

Andrews-R. J. Stockham, Sept. 25, 1963

Comprehensive Andrews Statement about Civil Rights (see also Andrews to A. P. Weaver, Sept. 18, 1963; Paul H. Clark, Sept. 20, 1963)

 

Andrews to R. J. Stockham, Sept. 25, 1963

Comprehensive statement by Andrews on his racial and civil rights views, including his view that miscegenation is fear of "All Southerners"

 

Andrews to Werner Von Braun, Oct. 3, 7, 11, 1963

NASA budget, JFK and U. S. Space Program

 

Andrews to R. E. L. Cope III, Oct. 5, 1963

ICC Freight Rates on Chattahoochee River

 

Box 25

 

Andrews to V. F. Griswold, Jr., Feb. 21, 1964

Civil Rights

 

Andrews to W. T. Hutchens, Feb. 26, 1964

Integration of Huntsville Drug Store

 

Box 26

 

Cong. Peter W. Rodino to Andrews, May 12, 1964 (memo)

Geneva Switzerland negotiation concerning organic dyes and dye intermediates

 

Andrews to Robert M. Skelton, June 7, 1964

Marine Corps and KKK

 

Box 29

 

Andrews to F. E. Butler, April 5, 1965

Congressional Campaign in Dale County 1944

 

Andrews to F. E. Butler, April 5, 1965

Andrew's campaign for election in Dale County 1944

 

Box 30

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (telegram) to Andrews, July 8, 1965

Kings opposition to McColloch amendment to voting rights bill

 

Box 33

 

Andrews to Herbert Nations, Jan. 10, April 18, 1966

Voting Rights Act of 1965

 

Andrews to Hubert G. Hughes, April 30, 1966

Civil Rights Guidelines for Alabama Schools

 

Box 35

 

Frank M. Dunbaugh to Joe Bech (copy) Oct. 7, 1966

Voter registration statistics

 

Box 36

 

Andrews to Rep. Wm. M. Colmer, Dec. 16, 1966

Business, Rules Committee

 

Andrews to C. T. Coley, Jan. 26, 1967

Papers of Hugo Black

 

Kenneth A. Roberts to Andrews, Jan. 27, 1967

Death of Gen. Holland ("Howling Mad") Smith

 

Box 37

 

Andrews to Sharon Francis, March 9, 1967

Lady Bird Johnson's Beautification Program

 

Andrews to John Ike Griffith, April 21, 1967

Stokely Carmichael's speech at Miles College

 

Box 38

 

Andrews to Jere Beasley, May 10, 1967

Tax exempt status for private school in Barbour County

 

Andrews to Cong. Frank W. Boykin, May 17, 22, 1967

Boykin's Financial Difficulties

 

Andrews to Howard Hall, June 17, 1967

Adam Clayton Powell, Civil Rights, Vietnam

 

Andrews to Lt. Gov. Albert P. Brewer, July 22, 1967

Stokely Carmichael and Alabama Legis.  Resolution

 

Andrews to Sen. Tom Radney, Aug. 2, 1967

Lowering of voting age to 18

 

Andrews to Arthur M. Polley, Aug. 2, 1967

Riots, Violence, Wallace for President

 

Andrews to P. 0. Davis, Aug. 5, 1967

Riots

 

Box 39

 

Andrews to Mrs. James E. Greene, Aug. 21, 1967 37

Dr. Martin Luther King and Civil Disorders

 

Andrews to E. E. Bartley, Nov. 9, 1967

Urban renewal and LBJ's Great Society

 

Andrews to Rep. Jack Edwards, Nov. 29, 1967

Efforts to obtain Brookley AFB property for City of Mobile

 

Box 41

 

Andrews to Ted M. Bishop, May 3, 1968

Hunger and Malnutrition in Bullock County

 

Andrews to Ted M. Bishop, May 13, 1968

Media Coverage of War in Vietnam

 

Box 42

 

Andrews to Lt. Col. Geo. D. Bellis, Aug. 12, 1968

Geo. Wallace's popularity in Minnesota

 

Box 45

 

Rear Adm. A. F. Fleming to Andrews, Feb. 6, 1969

The Pueblo inquiry

 

Andrews to Pete Turnham, March 13, 1969

Boll Weevil Eradication

 

Box 47

 

Jack M. Eckerd to Andrews, June 30, 1969

Pornography

 

Box 48

 

Sen Everett M. Dirkson to Andrews, Aug. 7, 1969

"Philadelphia Plan" (Minority groups and federal contracts)

 

Box 49

 

Bryce N. Harlow to Andrews, Oct. 13, 1969

Vietnam Moratorium and Nixon's reaction

 

Box 50

 

Andrews to Rep. Wm. J. Randall, Dec. 13, 1969

Racial outbreak at Fort Polk, LA

 

Charles Ublard to Andrews, Jan. 19, 1970

World Exposition in Japan March - Sept. 1970

 

Box 51

 

Andrews to L. L. Still, Feb. 19, 1970

"Freedom of Choice" in Public Schools

 

Box 55

 

Andrews to Lee N. Allen, Sept. 30, 1970

Tax exempt status of "Jerry Rubin Fund"

 

Box 56

 

Andrews to Henry Chappell, Jan. 22, 1971

Youth Conservation Corps of Nixon Administration

 

Box 57

 

John F. Kerry to Andrews, March 27, 1971

Vietnam Veterans Against the War

 

Box 58

 

Rep. James A. Burke to Andrews, May 13, 1971

Wilbur Mills for President

 

Box 59

 

Andrews to Richard M. Nixon, July 26, 1971

Union Pacific and Southern Railroad Strike

 

Box 60

 

Cong. G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery to Andrews, Sept. 13, 1971

Montgomery's Fact-Finding Tour of Vietnam

 

Rep. G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery to Andrews, Sept. 13, 1971

Vietnam and Soldiers Drug Usage

 

Eliot Richardson to Andrews, Nov. 3, 1971

Uniform Alcoholism and Intoxication Treatment Act

 

Andrews to Richard M. Nixon, Nov. 15, 1971

Andrews Questions tactics used in Vietnam

 

Box 61

 

Eliz. Andrews to Office of Congressional Liaison, April 12, 1972

Statement in regard to her filling husband's seat

 

Eliz. Andrews to Bill Baxley, June 9, 1972

Water Pollution Control Act