Series 65. OTHER STATE AGENCIES, 1961-1974
Office file code: 61, 62, 66, 67
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, news releases, memoranda, reports and related materials pertaining to several Arkansas state government departments and agencies.
Arranged chronologically and topically.
Subseries 1. Arkansas Welfare Department, 1961-1974.
Office file code: 61
Records primarily pertain to constituent criticisms of welfare system; requests for information concerning welfare operation; legal aid programs, and day care centers.
(Approximately 54% manuscript items from Series 65:1, Arkansas Welfare Department, have been removed to Group II, Case Files.)
Correspondents include: Len Everett Blaylock (1.6), Dale Leon Bumpers (1.14), George P. Eldridge (1.8), Dalton Jennings (1.13), James Phillips (1.3).
Subseries 2. Arkansas Employment Security Division, 1963-1972.
Office file code: 62
Records primarily pertain to requests for assistance in obtaining unemployment benefits. Some records pertain to availability of farm labor in Arkansas. A few records pertain to proposed closing of Springdale office of Employment Security Division; job training programs, and efficiency of public employment service.
Correspondents include: James L. Bland (l.l5), John Paul Hammerschmidt (1.15), John Peterson (1.16), Jerry Thomasson (1.15).
Subseries 3. Arkansas Highway Department, 1961-1966.
Office file code: 66
Records pertain primarily to damage caused to state highways by military vehicles servicing missile bases in Arkansas. Some records pertain to reduction of federal high way expenditures. A few records pertain to proposed road construction and road repairs.
Correspondents include: Floyel R. Oliver, David S. Black (1.17).
Subseries 4. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, l961-1962.
Office file code: 67
Records pertain primarily to Arkansas outdoor recreation, especially state fishing areas.
Correspondents include: Nelson Cox, Kenneth O'Donnell, Joe Robinson.