Upon the breaking of the news regarding his new appointment to the chairmanship, West Virginia Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Sr.’s office was flooded with correspondence from his colleagues in Congress, businesses, government bureaus and offices, and constituents, congratulating the Congressman on the momentous occasion. Given the committee’s far-reaching oversight, commercial, transportation, and communications industry leaders soon began writing to the new chairman.
The collection of letters has been preserved as part of Congressman Staggers, Sr’s. papers at the Byrd CLS. We have provided a sampling below of some of the most interesting ones. Click to enlarge.
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