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Dirksen Center Projects - "The Dirksen Congressional Center is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization in Pekin, Illinois, that seeks to improve civic engagement by promoting a better understanding of Congress and its leaders through archival, research, and educational programs."
The Civil Rights Documentation Project
Editorial Cartoon Collection
"Facing the Post-War World: Everett M. Dirksen Abroad, 1945"
The 1960s: A Multi-Media View from Capitol Hill
Understanding Congressional Decisions Through Vectors
[no longer updated - link to archived site]
"enumerate and describe meetings held by Congressional committees since 1985, those for which printed transcripts are issued, and those that remain unprinted. Its sources are the Congressional Record's Daily Digest and bibliographic information supplied by the U.S. Senate Library. Its primary goal is to be an authoritative, exhaustive reference source of meetings held and documents released by House and Senate committees."
"The Center for Legislative Archives maintains this index of archival repositories and congressional collections to assist researchers in locating the papers of U.S. senators and representatives. This index is arranged by state thereunder the name of the holding institution or organization followed by the name of the member of Congress."
Barry University (Miami Shores, FL)
- Lehman, William (H 1973-1993) Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
- Pepper, Claude D. (S 1936-1951; H 1963-1989) University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
- Andrews, Charles Oscar (S 1936-1946)
- Bennett, Charles Edward (H 1949-1993)
- Caldwell, Millard Fillmore (H 1933-1941)
- Chappell, William V, Jr. (H 1969-1989)
- Green, Robert Alexis "Lex" (H 1929-1944)
- Hendricks, Joseph Edward (H 1937-1949)
- Herlong, Albert Sydney (H 1949-1969)
- Holland, Spessard Lindsey (S 1946-1971)
- Matthews, Donald Ray "Billy" (H 1953-1967)
- Peterson, James Hardin (H 1933-1951)
- Rogers, Dwight Laing (H 1945-1954)
- Rogers, Paul G. (H 1955-1979)
- Smathers, George Armistead (H 1947-1951, S 1951-1969)
- Trammell, Park (S 1917-1936)
- Yon, Thomas Alva (H 1927-1933)
- Yulee, David Levy (S 1845-1851, 1855-1861) University of Miami (Miami, FL)
- Fascell, Dante B. (H 1955-1993) University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
- Gibbons, Sam M. (H 1962-1996)
See also Florida Legislature & U.S. Congress from Florida
Lou Frey served ten years as a Congressional Representative for Central Florida from 1969-1979, which includes the time of the Watergate scandal. During his tenure, he served on the House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, House Science and Technology Committee, the Republican Committee on Committees and the Republican Research Committee.
34 boxes, 28.5 linear feet
These papers include correspondence, photographs, campaign materials, articles, minutes, printed government documents, framed materials, video cassette tapes and artifacts that document Lou Frey’s life of public service. In the 1960s, he served the Orange County Young Republicans in several capacities and finally as President of the organization. Florida’s Republican Party benefitted from his expertise as General Counsel of the Florida Federation of Young Republicans and Treasurer of the Republican Party in Florida. Frey served ten years as a Congressional Representative for Central Florida from 1969-1979. Since then, Frey has served on the Florida Energy Commission and the Millennial Housing Commission. His membership of the Association of Former Members of Congress has taken him on fact-finding missions to other countries, and he initiated a project that created a book entitled Inside the House: Former Members Reveal How Congress Really Works. Frey founded the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at the University of Central Florida.
- "Compare the bills and resolutions introduced by Senators and Representatives and follow their progress from the beginning to the end of a two year Congress."
- "Filter by topic, type of legislation, chamber, party, member, or even search for a specific bill."
"a relational database of over 400,000 public and private bills introduced in the U.S. House and Senate since 1947...organized in a format that facilitates quantitative studies, and also includes detailed information about each bill's sponsor."