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[Letter from Truett Latimer to E. E. Staggs, March 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to E. E. Staggs discussing a petition Staggs signed proposing a constitutional amendment that would allow people to vote to redivide the commissioner precincts in their counties. Latimer explains the process an amendment would have to go through and advocates instead for his proposal to allot two commissioners to the city of Abilene and two commissioners to the rest of the county.
Date: March 5, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from the Travis P. T. A. to Truett Latimer, March 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from the Travis P. T. A. to Truett Latimer discussing House Bill 8 and Senate Bill 80 concerning teachers' salaries. They write that they support the bills and believe it will help attract more teachers to the profession and keep good teachers in the field. They also write that they support another unnamed bill to establish regional audio-visual libraries.
Date: March 5, 1957
Creator: Travis P. T. A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from C. G. Witten to Max C. Smith, February 5, 1957]

Description: Copy of a letter from C. G. Witten of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce to Max C. Smith, chairman of the Appropriations Committee in the Texas House of Representatives, discussing Abilene State Hospital and requesting increased funding and assistance from the legislature in improving its personnel and facilities.
Date: February 5, 1957
Creator: Witten, C. G.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Jim W. Vickery, March 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Jim W. Vickery discussing a petition to amend the constitution to allow Texans to vote on the redivision of their commissioner precincts. Latimer explains the process such an amendment would have go through and advocates instead for his own proposal to give two commissioners to the city of Abilene, which makes up 88% of the county's population, and two commissioners to the rest of the county.
Date: March 5, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Ed Tapscott to Truett Latimer, April 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from Ed Tapscott to Truett Latimer discussing unnamed legislation concerning teacher pay increases. Tapscott writes that most teachers could easily get jobs that pay more in other fields, an issue that is especially acute for new male teachers, who cannot support their families on their salaries. He continues that if something is not done it will become a woman's field and asks Latimer to do what he can to help younger teachers get a living wage.
Date: April 5, 1957
Creator: Tapscott, Ed
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from S. E. Pass to Truett Latimer, February 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from S. E. Pass to Texas State Representative Truett Latimerc discussing his thoughts on legal restitution and his disappointment with the Democratic Party in Texas because of the handling of a runoff election.
Date: February 5, 1957
Creator: Pass, Sid E.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Albert F. Tucker to Truett Latimer, February 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from Albert F. Tucker to Truett Latimer discussing Latimer's upcoming visit to Lubbock, where he will speak at a church. Tucker thanks Latimer for his letter to Mr. Roger Jones and writes that he has spoken with Reverend Dingler about Latimer's travel arrangements.
Date: February 5, 1957
Creator: Tucker, Albert F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to A. E. Wells, March 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to A. E. Wells discussing an unnamed bill that would place professional allocations on current daily average attendance, which Latimer has decided not to introduce. Latimer writes that members of the Legislature feel they have given as much as they can afford to schools and teachers, approximately sixty million dollars, and that he will call Mr. Bascom Hayes at the Texas Education Agency about the matter.
Date: March 5, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from J. D. Wheeler to Truett Latimer, April 5, 1955]

Description: Letter from J. D. Wheeler to Truett Latimer inviting him and a date to a picnic given by the Liquidation Division of the Insurance Department in Austin.
Date: April 5, 1955
Creator: Wheeler, J. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Orville W. Roland, March 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Orville W. Roland discussing a petition Rolandsigned proposing a constitutional amendment that would allow people to vote to redivide the commissioner precincts in their counties. Latimer explains the process an amendment would have to go through and advocates instead for his proposal to allot two commissioners to the city of Abilene and two commissioners to the rest of the county.
Date: March 5, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Stockton, March 5, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Stockton discussing a petition they signed proposing a constitutional amendment that would allow people to vote to redivide the commissioner precincts in their counties. Latimer explains the process an amendment would have to go through and advocates instead for his proposal to allot two commissioners to the city of Abilene and two commissioners to the rest of the county.
Date: March 5, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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