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Correspondence, speeches, card files, news releases, legislative
bills, tape recordings, clippings, scrapbooks, and questionnaires relating to
Pillion's work as an assemblyman and congressman.
Included are correspondence with constituents; alphabetical card
indexes of actions taken on each constituent's request; and correspondence,
hearings, justifications, and working papers concerning appropriations for
government departments, commissions, and agencies. Also, legislative and
general correspondence and information files concerning state or local
projects; the Antarctic Treaty and Pillion's trip to Antarctica in 1959; his
opposition to statehood for Alaska and Hawaii; national issues; and foreign
policy and international affairs. There are also copies of bills he introduced
into Congress, speeches, news releases, tape recordings, questionnaires,
clipping scrapbooks, and loose clippings.