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[Letter from Truett Latimer to Ruth Rogers, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Ruth Rogers discussing the proposed budget increase for the Abilene State Hospital and salary increases for state employees. Latimer, who is a member of the Appropriations Committee, writes that he is hopeful they will be able to increase the appropriation for the hospital but that they will likely not receive the full amount they requested since requests from State Agencies and Organizations exceed expected revenue. He also mentions that the legislature has given state employees a raise in the past and that he expects they will do so again.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Norma L. Neighbours, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Norma L. Neighbours discussing proposed budget increase for the Abilene State Hospital and salary increases for state employees. Latimer, who is a member of the Appropriations Committee, writes that he believes the hospital will receive an increased appropriation but not everything they are asking for as requests from various state agencies and organizations exceed expected revenue. He also mentions that he believes state employees will receive a raise, as they have for the two previous sessions.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Mrs. Cyrus Ray to Truett Latimer, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Mrs. Cyrus Ray to Texas State Representative Truett Latimer urging him on behalf of the XXI Club of Abilene, Texas, to support a bill maintaining and enlarging the Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville, Texas.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Ray, Cyrus
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Dorothy Roberson, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Dorothy Roberson responding to her request that he support a budget increase for the Abilene State Hospital and salary increases for state employees. Latimer writes that he is a member of the Appropriations Committee and hopes to increase appropriations for the hospital but they will likely not get everything they are asking for since requests from state agencies exceed expected revenue. He also mentions that the legislature has voted to increase state employee salaries in the past and will likely continue to do so.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Troy Willis to Truett Latimer, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Troy Willis, president of the Abilene Police Association, to Truett Latimer discussing an unnamed bill concerning the working conditions for police departments. Willis writes calls attention to three specific parts of the bill: 1. changing vacation from calendar days to working days, 2. raising longevity pay, and 3. establishing a 40-hour work week for cities of over 40,000 people. He also writes that police departments have a hard time keeping officers and asks for $5 a month for each year of service per officer to keep more experienced men in the force.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Willis, Troy
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from John H. Sanders to Kenny Gamble and Becky Butler, January 15, 1980]

Description: Letter from John H. Sanders to Kenny Gamble and Becky Butler at Philadelphia International Records informing them of boycott against J. A. M. Productions, San Antonio Ticket Service and all ticket outlets contracted by Joe Andy Miller in San Antonio, Texas. Sanders, on behalf of the Organizations United for Eastside Development, urges the artists and management of O'Jays Production not to cross the picket line and to cancel their January 23, 1980 date in San Antonio until an agreement is reached between the San Antonio Coalition Against Racism and Joe Miller.
Date: January 15, 1980
Creator: Sanders, John H.
Partner: Private Collection of Mario Marcel Salas

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Verdie M. VanCleave, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Verdie M. VanCleave discussing her support for unnamed legislation to increase state employees' salaries. Latimer writes that the legislature has given state employees a raise in the past two sessions and he believes they will do so again, although he does not yet know the exact provisions of such a proposal.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Katie Roy, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Katie Roy discussing a proposed budget increase for the Abilene State Hospital and salary increases for state employees. Latimer, who is a member of the Appropriations Committee, writes that he hopes legislators can give the hospital an increased appropriation but it is unlikely they will receive the full amount they requested since funding requests exceed expected revenue. Latimer also mentions that the legislature has voted for pay raises for state employees in previous sessions and he believes they will do so again.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Mrs. Arvelene Roberts, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Mrs. Arvelene Roberts discussing a proposed budget increase for the Abilene State Hospital and raises for state employees. Latimer, who is a member of the Appropriations Committee, writes that he hopes they can give the hospital an increased appropriation but it will likely not be the full amount they requested as funding requests exceed expected revenue. He also mentions that the legislature has given state employees a raise in previous sessions and are likely to do so again.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Mrs. J. W. Newton, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Mrs. J. W. Newton discussing a proposed budget increase for the Abilene State Hospital and raises for state employees. Latimer, who is a member of the Appropriations Committee, writes that he hopes the hospital will receive an increased appropriation but it will likely not be the full amount they requested. Hey explains that appropriations requests exceed expected revenue and also mentions that the legislature has given state employees raises in the previous two sessions and will likely do so again.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Seth H. Steele to Truett Latimer, January 15, 1957]

Description: Letter from Seth H. Steele to Truett Latimer inviting Latimer to attend a fish fry hosted by Aransas County and the Chamber of Commerce for members of the Texas State Parks Board and legislators at Goose Island State Park. Steele writes that the park ranks second in attendance among all state parks but has subpar facilities, and that he would like legislators to see the park so they can consider legislation that would improve the park's facilities.
Date: January 15, 1957
Creator: Steele, Seth H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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