The collection contains correspondence between civil engineer Melvin Medema of Grand Rapids and Congressman Gerald Ford from throughout Ford’s congressional career. The letters discuss in some detail such topics as health issues, military appropriations, grain sent to India, Hoover Commission, Taft-Hartley Act amendments, government spending, Vietnam War, and busing. Two Ford form letters from the Vice Presidential and Presidential years are also included.
0.05 linear feet (21 pages)
David Medema (accession number 2008-NLF-009)
David Medema donated to the United States of America copyrights in all of his unpublished writings in National Archives collections and President Ford did likewise in his deed of gift. The copyrights to materials written by other individuals or organizations are presumed to remain with them. Works prepared by U.S. Government employees as part of their official duties are in the public domain.
Prepared by William H. McNitt, December 2008
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