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The subject category is composed of correspondence, messages and drafts of Presidential messages, memoranda, cross references, notes, petitions, press releases, cables, telegrams, wires, printed material and newspaper clippings concerning Administration policy respecting manufactured products and industries. Major correspondents include John A. Love, Peter M. Flanigan, Charles J. DiBona, John D. Ehrlichman, William E. Timmons, Richard K. Cook, Roland L. Elliott, Melvin R. Laird, Richard M. Fairbanks, David H. Gunning, Tom C. Korologos, Herbert Stein, Harry S. Dent, John C. Whitaker, Dwight L. Chapin, Robert F. Ellsworth, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., William E. Simon, Ronald L. Ziegler, Tod R. Hullin, Hugh W. Sloan, Jr., Max L. Friedersdorf, David N. Parker and Noble N. Melencamp. Related subject categories in the White House CEntral Files include Federal Government (FG) files for subject concerned agencies, commissions and White House staff members; Business-Economics (BE), Trade (TA), Agriculture (AG) and Natural Resources (NR). THe Name File and the Staff Members and Office Files - particularly those of John A. Love and Peter M. Flanigan - also hold materials related to this subject category.

The Executive files typically contain communications among White House staff members and with heads of agencies, members of Congress and other important correspondents. Although General file material overlaps in type that of the Executive files - most notably in that both files usually contain exchanges with members of Congress - it is more likely to be composed primarily of communications with state and local officials, representatives of concerned organizations, and the general public.

For the years 1969-1970, this category subdivides by name of commodity or industry. For the years 1971-1974, the subdivision is by CM number.

CM COMMODITIES

Topics covered include commodity markets; commodity exports; proposed Commodity Futures Trading Act of 1974; automobile emissions standards; energy situation; leaded/unleaded gasoline; oil supply; oil imports; energy policy; textiles; disposition of uranium enrichment plants; gun control; disposition of toxic chemical agents; fuel oil shortage; ban on DDT; timber harvesting; the President's Executive Order #11459 entitled "Designation of the Secretary of Transportation to Approve and Certificate Containers and Vehicles for Use in International Transportation"; and wines for the White House.

CM 19 ORDNANCE AND ACCESSORIES

Topics covered include production of Colt M-16 rifles in Korea, and handgun control legislation.

CM 20 FOOD AND KINDRED PRODUCTS

Topics covered include food prices; sugar quotas; toxins in canned food; U.S. position concerning International Coffee Agreement; 60-day price freeze on agricultural products; U.S. international agricultural policy; U.S. participation in the World Food Congress; generalized tariff preferences for the developing countries, and farm legislation.

CM 20-1 ALCOHOLIC AND OTHER BEVERAGES

CM 20-2 DAIRY PRODUCTS

Topics covered include citrus exports to the European Economic Community (EEC), and the effect of the price freeze on fruit growers.

CM 20-4 GRAIN - MILL PRODUCTS

Topics covered include cargo preference regulations on grain shipments to Communist countries; ratification of the International Wheat Agreement, 1971; feed grain prices; wheat prices; proposed increases in price supports for wheat and food grains; export controls on wheat; sugar legislation; wheat supply, and rice stocks.

CM 20-5 LIVESTOCK; ANIMALS

Topics covered include hog prices, export quotas on cattle hides, and funds for administering the Animal Welfare Act of 1970 and the Horse Protection Act of 1970.

CM 20-6 MEAT

Topics covered include price controls on agricultural products; meat imports; impact of price freeze on poultry industry; beef supplies; and mercury residue in halibut.

CM 21 TOBACCO MANUFACTURES

Topics covered include tobacco exports to the EEC.

CM 22 TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS

Topics covered include trade, textile negotiations, cotton supply, and export controls on cotton.

CM 23 APPAREL AND RELATED PRODUCTS

Topics covered include flammability of children's sleepwear.

CM 24 LUMBER AND WOOD PRODUCTS

Topics covered include lumber and plywood prices, timber supplies, and clear cutting of timber in forestry.

CM 25 FURNITURE AND FIXTURES

CM 26 PAPER AND ALLIED PRODUCTS

CM 27 PRINTING AND PUBLISHING

CM 28 CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS

Topics covered include Lead Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act of 1970; proposed Toxic Substances Control Act; tear gas and herbicides and the Geneva petrochemical feedstocks and the oil import program; propane supply; fertilizer supply situation; phosphate-based detergents, and the petroleum shortage.

CM 29 PETROLEUM AND COAL PRODUCTS

Topics covered include the New England fuel oil situation; Administration's energy policy; petroleum allocations; fuel supply; Administration's options concerning the petroleum shortage; voluntary fuel oil allocation program; energy conservation; propane shortage; heating oil supply; crude oil price; proposed mandatory allocation program for petroleum and petroleum products; energy shortage; proposed Energy Office Regulation #2 entitled "Priorities for Use of Certain Low Sulphur Petroleum Products" 38 Federal Register 23339; proposed mandatory propane allocation program; coal stockpiles; distillate fuel supply; proposed mandatory distillate fuel allocations; gasoline rationing; Administration's energy conservation program; energy legislation; general aviation fuel allocations; energy/fuel situation in states and localities, and the oil-to-coal conservation program.

CM 30 RUBBER AND PLASTICS PRODUCTS

CM 31 LEATHER AND LEATHER PRODUCTS

Topics covered include export controls on cattle hides.

CM 32 STONE, CLAY AND GLASS PRODUCTS

Topics covered include bauxite supply, and the proposed Nonreturnable Beverage Container Prohibition Act.

CM 33 PRIMARY METAL INDUSTRIES

Topics covered include steel prices; aluminum supply; Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) surplus stocks of aluminum; stockpile commodities; disposal of stockpiles of strategic and critical materials; steel scrap; scarp export controls; price/supply of ferrous scrap, and copper supply.

CM 34 FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS

Topics covered include shortage of steel products used in concrete construction.

CM 35 MACHINERY, EXCEPT ELECTRICAL

Topics covered include proposed regulations concerning minimum age for operation of farm truck and equipment on highways.

CM 36 ELETRICAL MACHINERY

CM 37 TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT

Topics covered include vehicle safety standards; Rolls Royce contract for Lockheed RB-211 engine; boxcar situation in the Northwest; Lockheed-Rolls Royce situation; Lear steam engine; the President's Executive Order #11644 entitled "Use of Off-Road Vehicles on the Public Lands"; no-fault automobile insurance; automobile emission standards; and the Clean Air Act of 1970.

CM 38 INSTRUMENTS AND RELATED PRODUCTS

CM 39 MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING

Folder Title List

Box 1

EX CM Commodities
GEN CM Commodities
EX CM/Aircraft-Autopen
EX CM/Balls Bearings-Business Cards
EX CM/Cards-Cufflinks
EX CM/Desk-Explosives
EX CM/Fabrics-Footwear
EX CM/Fuels-Furniture
EX CM/Gasoline-Guns
EX CM/Helium-Lumber
EX CM/Machines-Nuclear Reactor

Box 2

EX CM/Oil
EX CM/Oil-Organ
EX CM/Papaya-Sulfur Oxide
EX CM/Table-Typewriter
EX CM/Uranium
EX CM/Vehicle-Yacht
GEN CM/Air-Bag Restraint-Autopen
GEN CM/Ball Bearings-Button (Threadless)
GEN CM/Cadmium-Coatracks

Box 3

GEN CM/Coffee-Computers
GEN CM/Concrete-Cothyrobal
GEN CM/Dairy-Engines
GEN CM/Feed Grain-Firearms
GEN CM/Firearms-Fireworks
GEN CM/Fish-Fuel, Nuclear
GEN CM/Gas-Guns
GEN CM/Handkerchiefs-Lumber

Box 4

GEN CM/Machine-Noise
GEN CM/Oil-Ovens
GEN CM/Peanuts-Rocks (Moon)
GEN CM/Safety Razor-Sulphur
GEN CM/Tape Recorder-Timber
GEN CM/Timber
GEN CM/Timber-Typewriters
GEN CM/Uniforms-Yogurt

Box 5

EX CM 19 Ordnance and Accessories
GEN CM 19 Ordnance and Accessories 2/1971-10/1971 [1 of 3]
GEN CM 19 Ordnance and Accessories 11/1971-9/1972 [2 of 3]
GEN CM 19 Ordnance and Accessories 10/1972-1974 [3 of 3]
EX CM 20 Food and Kindred Products 1971-1972 [1 of 5]
EX CM 20 Food and Kindred Products 1/1973-5/1973 [2 of 5]
EX CM 20 Food and Kindred Products 6/1973-12/1973 [3 of 5]

Box 6

EX CM 20 Food and Kindred Products 1/1974-4/1974 [4 of 5]
EX CM 20 Food and Kindred Products 5/1974-7/1974 [5 of 5]
GEN CM 20 Food and Kindred Products 1971-1972 [1 of 3]
GEN CM 20 Food and Kindred Products 1/1973-4/1973 [2 of 3]
GEN CM 20 Food and Kindred Products 5/1973-7/1974 [3 of 3]
EX CM 20-1 Alcoholic and Other Beverages
GEN CM 20-1 Alcoholic and Other Beverages
EX CM 20-2 Dairy Products
GEN CM 20-2 Dairy Products
EX CM 20-3 Fruits and Vegetables

Box 7

GEN CM 20-3 Fruits and Vegetables
EX CM 20-4 Grain-Mill Products 1/1971-10/1971 [1 of 5]
EX CM 20-4 Grain-Mill Products 11/1971-6/1972 [2 of 5]
EX CM 20-4 Grain-Mill Products 7/1972-8/1973 [3 of 5]
EX CM 20-4 Grain-Mill Products 9/1973-2/1974 [4 of 5]
EX CM 20-4 Grain-Mill Products 3/1974-7/1974 [5 of 5]
GEN CM 20-4 Grain-Mill Products 1971-7/1973 [1 of 2]
GEN CM 20-4 Grain-Mill Products 8/1973-1974 [2 of 2]

Box 8

EX CM 20-5 Livestock; Animals
GEN CM 20-5 Livestock; Animals 1971-2/1972 [1 of 2]
GEN CM 20-5 Livestock; Animals 3/1972-1974 [2 of 2]
EX CM 20-6 Meat 1971-6/1973 [1 of 2]
EX CM 20-6 Meat 7/1973-1974 [2 of 2]
GEN CM 20-6 Meat 1971-4/1973 [1 of 2]
GEN CM 20-6 Meat 5/1973-1974 [2 of 2]
EX CM 21 Tobacco Manufacturers
GEN CM 21 Tobacco Manufacturers

Box 9

EX CM 22 Textile Mill Products
GEN CM 22 Textile Mill Products
EX CM 23 Apparel and Related Products
GEN CM 23 Apparel and Related Products
EX CM 24 Lumber and Wood Products
GEN CM 24 Lumber and Wood Products 1971-1972 [1 of 2]
GEN CM 24 Lumber and Wood Products 1973-1974 [2 of 2]
EX CM 25 Furniture and Fixtures
GEN CM 25 Furniture and Fixtures
EX CM 26 Paper and Allied Products
GEN CM 26 Paper and Allied Products
EX CM 27 Printing and Publishing
GEN CM 27 Printing and Publishing
EX CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 1/1971-6/16/1971 [1 of 4]
EX CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 6/22/1971 [2 of 4]

Box 10

EX CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 7/1971-9/1973 [3 of 4]
EX CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 10/1973-1974 [4 of 4]
GEN CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 1/12/1971-1/25/1971 [1 of 5]
GEN CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 1/26/1971 [2 of 5]
GEN CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 1/27/1971-12/1971 [3 of 5]
GEN CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 1972-10/1973 [4 of 5]
GEN CM 28 Chemicals and Allied Products 11/1973-1974 [5 of 5]

Box 11

EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 1/1971-3/4/1971 [1 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 3/6/1971-12/1971 [2 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 1/1972-3/1973 [3 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 4/1/1973-4/18/1973 [4 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 4/19/1973-4/30/1973 [5 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 5/1973 [6 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 6/1973 [7 of 47]

Box 12

EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 7/1/1973-7/23/1973 [8 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 7/24/1973-7/31/1973 [9 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/1/1973-8/8/1973 [10 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/9/1973 [11 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/10/1973-8/17/1973 [12 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/20/1973-8/22/1973 [13 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/23/1973-8/27/1973 [14 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/28/1973-8/31/1973 [15 of 47]

Box 13

EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/1/1973-9/5/1973 [16 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/6/1973-9/10/1973 [17 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/11/1973 [18 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/12/1973-9/17/1973 [19 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/18/1973-9/24/1973 [20 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/25/1973 [21 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/25/1973 [22 of 47]

Box 14

EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/26/1973-10/2/1973 [23 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/3/1973-10/10/1973 [24 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/11/1973-10/12/1973 [25 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/15/1973-10/19/1973 [26 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/23/1973 [27 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/24/1973-10/25/1973 [28 of 47]

Box 15

EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/26/1973-10/30/1973 [29 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/31/1973 [30 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/1/1973-11/2/1973 [31 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/5/1973-11/8/1973 [32 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/9/1973-11/15/1973 [33 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/16/1973-11/23/1973 [34 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/26/1973-11/27/1973 [35 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/28/1973-11/29/1973 [36 of 47]

Box 16

EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/30/1973-12/6/1973 [37 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 12/7/1973-12/11/1973 [38 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 12/12/1973-12/14/1973 [39 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 12/15/1973-12/26/1973 [40 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 12/27/1973-1/8/1974 [41 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 1/9/1974-1/31/1974 [42 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 2/1974 [43 of 47]

Box 17

EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 3/1974 [44 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 4/1974 [45 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 5/1974 [46 of 47]
EX CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 6/1974-8/1974 [47 of 47]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 1/1971-6/1971 [1 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 7/1971-1972 [2 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 1/1973-4/1973 [3 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 5/1973 [4 of 44]

Box 18

GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 6/1973 [5 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 7/2/1973-7/19/1973 [6 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 7/20/1973-7/31/1973 [7 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/1/1973-8/8/1973 [8 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/9/1973-8/21/1973 [9 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/22/1973 [10 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/23/1973-8/27/1973 [11 of 44]

Box 19

GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/27/1973 [12 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 8/28/1973-8/31/1973 [13 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/3/1973-9/7/1973 [14 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/9/1973-9/12/1973 [15 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/13/1973-9/21/1973 [16 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/24/1973 [17 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/24/1973 [18 of 44]

Box 20

GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/25/1973 [19 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/25/1973 [20 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 9/26/1973-10/8/1973 [21 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/9/1973-10/15/1973 [22 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/17/1973-10/19/1973 [23 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/23/1973 [24 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/24/1973 [25 of 44]

Box 21

GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/24/1973-10/25/1973 [26 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/26/1973-10/31/1973 [27 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 10/31/1973-11/1/1973 [28 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/1/1973-11/2/1973 [29 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/3/1973-11/7/1973 [30 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/8/1973-11/14/1973 [31 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/15/1973 [32 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/16/1973 [33 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/16/1973 [34 of 44]

Box 22

GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/19/1973-11/26/1973 [35 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 11/27/1973-11/30/1973 [36 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 12/1/1973-12/10/1973 [37 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 12/11/1973-12/12/1973 [38 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 12/13/1973-12/31/1973 [39 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 1/2/1974-1/10/1974 [40 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 1/11/1974-1/30/1974 [41 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 2/1974 [42 of 44]

Box 23

GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 3/1974-4/1974 [43 of 44]
GEN CM 29 Petroleum and Coal Products 5/1974-8/1974 [44 of 44]
EX CM 30 Rubber and Plastics Products
GEN CM 30 Rubber and Plastics Products
EX CM 31 Leather and Leather Products
GEN CM 31 Leather and Leather Products
EX CM 32 Stone, Clay and Glass Products
GEN CM 32 Stone, Clay and Glass Products
EX CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 1971 [1 of 4]
EX CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 1972-6/1973 [2 of 4]
EX CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 7/1973-10/1973 [3 of 4]

Box 24

EX CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 11/1973-1974
GEN CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 1971-4/1973 [1 of 5]
GEN CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 5/1973 [2 of 5]
GEN CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 6/1973-7/1973 [3 of 5]
GEN CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 8/1973-11/12/1973 [4 of 5]
GEN CM 33 Primary Metal Industries 11/13/1973-1974 [5 of 5]
EX CM 34 Primary Metal Industries 1971-1973 [1 of 2]
EX CM 34 Primary Metal Industries 1974 [2 of 2]

Box 25

GEN CM 34 Primary Metal Industries 1971-1/21/1974 [1 of 2]
GEN CM 34 Primary Metal Industries 1/22/1974-7/1974 [2 of 2]
EX CM 35 Machinery, Except Electrical
GEN CM 35 Machinery, Except Electrical 1971-1972 [1 of 2]
GEN CM 35 Machinery, Except Electrical 1973-1974 [2 of 2]
EX CM 36 Electrical Machinery
GEN CM 36 Electrical Machinery

Box 26

EX CM 37 Transportation Equipment 1/1971-2/1971 [1 of 6]
EX CM 37 Transportation Equipment 3/1971-5/1971 [2 of 6]
EX CM 37 Transportation Equipment 6/1971-12/1971 [3 of 6]
EX CM 37 Transportation Equipment 2/3/1972-2/12/1972 [4 of 6]
EX CM 37 Transportation Equipment 2/15/1973-12/1972 [5 of 6]
EX CM 37 Transportation Equipment 1973-1974 [6 of 6]

Box 27

GEN CM 37 Transportation Equipment 1971 [1 of 4]
GEN CM 37 Transportation Equipment 1972 [2 of 4]
GEN CM 37 Transportation Equipment 1/1973-5/1973 [3 of 4]
GEN CM 37 Transportation Equipment 6/1973-1974 [4 of 4]
EX CM 38 Instruments and Related Products
GEN CM 38 Instruments and Related Products
EX CM 39 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
GEN CM 39 Miscellaneous Manufacturing

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