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RG5199.AM:  Gerald A. “Jerry” Stromer, 1942-



Papers:  1970-1974

Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska:  Legislator

Size:  9.5 cu.ft.; 10 boxes



BACKGROUND NOTE



Gerald A. “Jerry” Stromer was born at Hastings, Nebraska, on December 25, 1942.  He received his B.A. and M.S. degrees from Kearney State College.  From a young age Stromer was heavily involved in local politics.  Some positions he held included serving as chairman and treasurer of the Buffalo County Young Republicans; secretary and chairman of the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans; Nebraska delegate to the Young Republicans National Federation Convention; and as a delegate to the Buffalo County, Nebraska State, and National GOP conventions.  Stromer was elected to the Nebraska Legislature on November 3, 1970 and served from 1971 to 1975.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of ten boxes of papers relating to Gerald Stromer’s service in the Nebraska Legislature.  The materials date from 1970 to 1974.  The papers consist mostly of correspondence, subject files and legislative bill files.



Note:  See the photo component [RG5199.PH], moving image component [RG5199.MI] and audio component [RG5199.AU] for related items.



INVENTORY



Box 1

Folder




  1. Jerry’s Papers

  2. Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings

  3. “Friends of Richard Nixon”

  4. Friends of RN Correspondence, 1971-1972

  5. Campaign Seminar

  6. Page Contest

  7. Committee for the Re-Election of the President

  8. State Legislations for the Re-election of the President

  9. TAR’s, 1971

  10. National YR Convention, Atlanta

  11. Equal Rights Amendment- For

  12. Restating Purposes- State Colleges

  13. Governor Correspondence, 1971

  14. Governor Correspondence, 1972

  15. Abortion

  16. Hassel’s Resignation

  17. Abortion-1972

  18. LB 38, Taxation on Mobile Homes

  19. LB 51, Drug Ed

  20. LB 54, Establishment of Hospital Authorities

  21. LB 66, Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

  22. LB 67, Pari-mutuel Tax Increase Bill

  23. LB 68, Blue Cross & Blue Shield

  24. LB 84, Juvenile Institutions

  25. LB 87, Increase in Cigarette Tax

  26. LB 110, Election of School Board Members

  27. LB 117, Soil & Water Conservation Dist.

  28. LB 123, Arms for Lawful Purposes

  29. LB 130, Lien Law for Welfare

  30. LB 145, Formal Training of Psychiatric Technicians

  31. LB 148, Malpractice Suits

  32. LB 159, Annexation

  33. LB 162, Daylight Savings Time

  34. LB 167, Intangible Tax

  35. LB 176

  36. LB 178 & 178A, Mentally Retarded Children

  37. LB 188, Sanitary and Improvement Districts

  38. LB 189, Payments of Health & Welfare Fund

  39. LB 231, Liquor Retailers

  40. LB 247, Environmental Protection

  41. LB 257, Cable Television

  42. LB 260, Merchants

  43. LB 264, School Aid

  44. LB 266, School Districts

  45. LB 278, Sexual Psychopath Bill

  46. LB 275, Class III School Districts

  47. LB 279, State Board of Health

  48. LB 286, Manhole Safety Legislation

  49. LB 287, School Redistrict

  50. LB 288, Regulate Number of Pupils

  51. LB 293, Public Power Districts

  52. LB 319, Homestead Exemption Act

  53. LB 325, Two-Way Radios in Buses

  54. LB 358, Mechanical Amusement Devices

  55. LB 369, Citizen Control

  56. LB 391, Railway Commission

  57. LB 429, Telephone Service

  58. LB 440, State Aid for Pollution

  59. LB 437, Workman’s Compensation

  60. LB 444, Credit Bureau Operations

  61. Lb 446, Corporal Punishment

  62. LB 445, Reserve Teacher Fund

  63. LB 462, State Aid to Schools

  64. LB 493, Support of the Libraries

  65. LB 496, Model White Cane Bill

  66. LB 526, New Corporate Tax Rate

  67. LB 546, Sale of Beer to 18 Year Olds

  68. LB 550, Contracts of School Officers

  69. LB 567, Exemption of Food from Sales Tax

  70. LB 602, Licensing on Contractors

  71. LB 622, Appointment of State Treasurer

  72. LB 626, Public Power District and Natural Resources

  73. LB 627, Name Change for Railway Committee

  74. LB 639, Public Assistance

  75. LB 650, Transient Lodging

  76. LB 660, & 660A, Student Personnel Services, Correspondence

  77. LB 663, Educational Service Units

  78. LB 685, Double Taxation on Utilities

  79. LB 820, No Fault Divorce Bill

  80. LB 824, Brand Inspectors

  81. LB 864, Dove Bill

  82. LB 785, Educational Units for Handicapped

  83. LB 741, Learning Disability Children

  84. LB 726, Pre-Delinquent Boys

  85. LB 699

  86. LB 868, Millard Annexation



Box 2

Folder




  1. LB 870, Teacher Tenure

  2. LB 888, Disposable Containers

  3. LB 964, Director of Economic Development

  4. LB 977, Education of Deaf-Blind

  5. LB 978, Taxation of Income

  6. LB 979, Law College Building

  7. LB 998, Educational Service Units

  8. LB 1003 City-County Building

  9. LB 915, Dog Racing

  10. LB 921, Civil Service System

  11. LB 948, Alcoholic Content in Blood

  12. Mandatory Student Fees, Correspondence

  13. LB 1241, Personal Property Tax

  14. LB 1217 Election of School Board Members

  15. LB 1223, Harboring Bill

  16. LB 1224, Comprehensive Health Program

  17. LB 1228, Powers of Court of Industrial Relations

  18. LB 1230, Intangible Tax

  19. LB 1231, Workmen’s Compensation

  20. LB 1137, Family Farm Bill

  21. LB 1171, Tuition Grant Bill, Correspondence

  22. LB 1126, Halloween Bill Correspondence

  23. JB 1117 & 1118, Jail Inspections

  24. LB 1111, Trees for Nebraska

  25. LB 1099, Aviation Fuel Tax

  26. LB 1092, Sale of Liquor at Colleges

  27. LB 1088, Correspondence

  28. LB 1087, Photographs on Driver’s Licenses

  29. LB 1086, 18 Year Olds Correspondence

  30. LB 1041, Motorcycle Helmets

  31. LB 1032, Judicial Reform

  32. LB 1377-LB 1418, State Aid

  33. LB 1417, Mandatory Reorganization- Schools

  34. LB 1414, Retired Public Employees

  35. LB 1402, Court of Industrial Relations

  36. LB 1322, Constitutional Convention

  37. LB 1335, Unlawful Advertising

  38. LB 1302, Drug Abuse & VD Bill

  39. LB 1270, Kidney Bill

  40. LB 573, Personal Property Exemp.

  41. LB 1431, Partisan Legislature

  42. LB 1430, Parking Facilities

  43. Budget Correspondence

  44. LB 1152, Correspondence

  45. Lottery

  46. Governor’s Budget Cut

  47. ETV Commission

  48. Kearney State Correspondence

  49. January 1971

  50. February 1971

  51. March 1971

  52. April 1971

  53. May 1971

  54. June 1971

  55. July 1971

  56. August 1971

  57. September 1971

  58. October 1971

  59. November 1971

  60. December 1971

  61. January 1972

  62. February 1972

  63. March 1972

  64. St. Johns Home, Kearney

  65. Sales Tax, Food

  66. Right to Work

  67. Midstate Reclamation

  68. Alternate Directors- Electric Coops

  69. Antique Firearms

  70. LB 533, Apportionment

  71. Attorney General’s Opinion

  72. Laddie, Bicak J.

  73. Blue Books, 1973

  74. Boys & Girls State

  75. Boys & Girls State

  76. Budget, Kearney State

  77. Budget, 1974

  78. Budget, 1973

  79. Cerebral Palsy Telethon



Box 3

Folder




  1. Chadron State College

  2. Chadron State- Correspondence

  3. LB 667, Taxation, City Pensions

  4. Chamber of Commerce, Kearney

  5. Committee for Undisrupted Education

  6. Congratulations Letters- Post Election, 1974

  7. Congratulations, 1974

  8. Congratulations, 1971-1973

  9. Constitutional Amendment- Balanced Federal Budget

  10. County Highway Departments

  11. County Officials

  12. Deposit on Disposable Containers

  13. Drugs

  14. LB 737, School Districts

  15. East Highway 30 Project

  16. Educational Television

  17. Letters to Education Association

  18. Educational Lands

  19. Educational Service Units

  20. Electoral Reform

  21. Equal Rights Amendment

  22. Equal Rights Amendment- Correspondence

  23. Full-Time County Attorneys

  24. LB 1126, Halloween Bill

  25. Frank House

  26. Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

  27. Gibbon Bridge

  28. GOP- Legislature

  29. Gourley, Edna

  30. Correspondence About Governor

  31. Great Plains Highway

  32. Guidance Counselor

  33. General Correspondence

  34. General Correspondence II

  35. Insurance- Exchange of Company Shares

  36. Kearney State College, Correspondence

  37. Kidney Bill

  38. Kozak, Frank

  39. No Fault Insurance

  40. Labor Unions

  41. Legislative Ledger, 1974

  42. Legislative Ledger, 1973

  43. Legislative Ledger, 1972

  44. Legislative Ledger, 1971

  45. Legislative Race, 36th District, 1974

  46. Legislative Organization

  47. Lowering Speed Limits

  48. LB 1086, 18 Year Old Majority Age

  49. MEDSA

  50. Mid-Nebraska Mental Retardation

  51. Moore File

  52. Motorcycle Helmet Law

  53. LB 758, Natural Gas Regulation

  54. Office Space for Nebraska State Colleges



Box 4

Folder




  1. Partisan Legislature

  2. Photo on Driver’s License

  3. Privileged Communications-Counselors

  4. Psychologists- Freedom of Choice

  5. Purchase of Hiram Scott

  6. Suspension of Driver’s License

  7. Thank You Letters, 1973

  8. Transfer of Cottonmill Lake

  9. U. of N. Agriculture Center

  10. Vice Presidential Primary

  11. Voter Registration Lists- Purge Law

  12. Nebraska State Education Association

  13. Natural Resource Districts

  14. LB 1430, Off-Street Parking

  15. Open Forums

  16. LB 461, Gov. as Chairman of Game & Parks Commission

  17. Ombudsman Correspondence, 1972

  18. Open Forum Invitations, 1973

  19. Personal Correspondence

  20. Recommendations

  21. Personal Recommendations

  22. Public Power Bills

  23. State Railway Commission

  24. Resolution #24, Socialized Medicine

  25. Resolution #31, 18 Year Old Vote

  26. Resolution #32, Conflict in Vietnam

  27. Resolution #34, County Bridges

  28. Resolution #40, Student Newspaper

  29. LR 64, Kearney National Basketball

  30. Shelton Bridge

  31. Shelton Bridge Dedication

  32. Sidner- Correspondence

  33. Soil & Water Commission

  34. Sounding Board, 1973

  35. Sounding Board, 1974

  36. Sounding Board, 1970-1971

  37. Special Correspondence

  38. State Colleges

  39. Student on Board Proposal Correspondence

  40. Student Fees

  41. LB 362, Student Fees

  42. Student Fields Trips

  43. Student Requests

  44. LB 175, Student Teacher Certificates

  45. Thank You’s, 1974

  46. LB 1434, Tax on Professions

  47. TB Hospital- Kearney

  48. LB 759 Technical Community Colleges

  49. Unicameral Visitors

  50. Correspondence, Washington Congress

  51. Wesleyan Project



Box 5

Folder




  1. GOP Executive & Central Committee, 1973-1974

  2. State Real Estate

  3. LB 343, Teenage Minimum Wage

  4. LB 354, Uniform Probate Code

  5. LB 360, Free Games- Pin games Machines

  6. LB 366, Permits Selling Alcohol on Election Day

  7. LB 378, Authorize Dept. of Agri. To Publish & Distribute Books

  8. LB 394, Differentiation- Marriage Laws

  9. LB 403, Cost of Educating Handicapped Children

  10. LB 404, Welfare Work Experience

  11. LB 427, Nebraska Commission on Post-Secondary Student Aides

  12. LB 432, Acoustically Handicapped Child

  13. LB 434, Reduces Tax on Aircraft Gas

  14. LB 312, Bank Facility Bill

  15. LB 313, Publication of City Council Minutes

  16. LB 315, Prohibits Law Enforcement Officers Having Liquor Interest

  17. LB 325, 326, 327, Consumer Protection Laws

  18. LB 332, Historic Motor Vehicles

  19. LB 229, Creates Community Development Agencies by Ordinance

  20. LB 300, Change of School District Boundaries

  21. LB 302, Community Mental Health Services Act

  22. LB 304, Obscene Films

  23. LB 305, Prohibiting Banks from Selling Insurance

  24. LB 308, Special District Benefits

  25. LB 311, Mental Health Centers

  26. LB 207, Reporting Cases of Child Abuse & Provides Central Registry

  27. LB 219, Open Meeting Law

  28. LB 221, Licensing of Board & Room Facilities Serving Welfare

  29. LB 231, State Electrical Board to Make Inspections in Areas Lacking Inspections

  30. LB 232, Legislator’s Salary Increase

  31. LB 235, AOC Payments

  32. LB 255, Fees for Use of State Parks

  33. LB 261, Penalties for Drug Pushers

  34. LB 275, Establishment of Additional Colleges at the U of N

  35. Constitutional Amendment on Abortion

  36. LB 286, Termination of Pregnancy

  37. LB 288, State Lottery Bill

  38. LB 293, Landlord & Tenant Residential Act

  39. LB 295, National Guard Pay Correspondence

  40. LB 92, Reimburses Parents of Handicapped Children for Mileage

  41. LB 96, Nebraska Labor Law

  42. LB 102, Education of Handicapped Child

  43. LB 104, Special Tax Treatment-Noncommercial Forest Land

  44. LB 111, Discounts of Purchasers Correspondence

  45. LB 127, Nebraska Council on Alcoholism

  46. LB 128, Driver’s License Correspondence

  47. LB 129, County Attorney Correspondence

  48. LB 131, Indian Bounty Act

  49. LB 134, Revisor of Regulations

  50. LB 141, Length of Bank Personal Loan

  51. LB 149, Agriculture Center Correspondence

  52. LB 161, No Fault Insurance

  53. LB 162, Salaries of Court Reporters

  54. LB 163, Cottonmill Lake Correspondence

  55. LB 164, One Bank Holding Company

  56. LB 173, Immunization of Children

  57. LB 174, VP Primary Correspondence

  58. LB 179, Purchase of Hiram Scott

  59. LB 180, State Administration Departments

  60. LB 184, Workmen’s Compensation Law

  61. LB 185, Aid to Low Income Families

  62. LB 196, Footpaths & Bicycle Trails

  63. LB 198, Purge Law

  64. LB 199, Life Safety Code 101

  65. LB 202, Criminal Annulment

  66. LB 17, Rewrites Nebraska’s Weights and Measures Control

  67. LB 34, Memorial & Veteran’s Day Correspondence

  68. LB 48, Space Tax

  69. LB 49, Library Vehicle Registration Fees Correspondence

  70. LB 50, State Fire Marshall

  71. LB 53, Deposit on Soft Drink Container Correspondence

  72. LB 64, Lowering of Speed Limits Correspondence

  73. LB 65, 12 Month School Year Plan

  74. LB 74, Salaries of County Officers

  75. LB 86, License Real Estate Appraisers

  76. LB 87, County Bridge Program

  77. Miscellaneous Bills Correspondence

  78. Miscellaneous Resolutions

  79. Rules

  80. Committee on Committees

  81. Natural Resource Commission Correspondence

  82. Public Works, 1974

  83. LB 8, Nebraska Criminal Code Correspondence

  84. LB 12, City Council Election by Districts in Omaha Correspondence

  85. LB 14, Agency Legal Counsel in State Patrol

  86. Campaign Letters

  87. Special Projects- Campaign

  88. Campaign Literature

  89. Voting Record for 1974 Session

  90. News Releases



Box 6

Folder




  1. 1974 Correspondence

  2. Congratulations for 1974 Elections

  3. YR Newsletter

  4. GOP Nebraska State Convention, 1974

  5. State Central Commission, 1975-1976

  6. Convention Clippings, Kansas City, 1976

  7. GOP, National Conventions, 1974

  8. GOP State Central Committee, 1974-1976

  9. GOP State Convention, 1976

  10.  Curtis Correspondence

  11. Curtis Correspondence Memos

  12. CTC Campaign Meetings

  13. Curtis Finance Committee

  14. CTC Correspondence, April 1972

  15. GOP Nebraska Correspondence

  16. National GOP Convention, 1972

  17. State Control Committee, 1971-1973

  18. Clippings

  19. Clippings II

  20. Clippings III

  21. Photographs File

  22. Art File

  23. LB 963

  24. LB 975, Natural Resource-Create Development Fund

  25. LB 982, National Guard- Tuition on Credit University



Box 7

Folder




  1. LB 1032, Trucker’s Bill

  2. LB 92, Daylight Savings Time

  3. LB 99, Constitutional Amendment-Convention

  4. LR 124, Wholesale-Retail Power Rates Interim Study Committee

  5. LR 124, Wholesale Retail Power Rates Interim Study Committee

  6. LR 138, Wild Life Refuge

  7. LB 438, Exempts Vehicles Used for Transportation of Bank Checks

  8. LB 439, Appropriate Money to Defray Expenses Provided by REA

  9. LB 656, Joining of Power & Distribution Facilities

  10. LB 659, Workmen’s Compensation

  11. LB 672, Amends Uniform Commercial Code

  12. LB 691, Computation of Franchise of Income Taxes

  13. LB 712, Psychologists Freedom of Choice

  14. LB 761, Tax on Beverage Containers

  15. LB 770, Agency Shop

  16. LB 772, State Support- Public Schools

  17. LB 774, Full-Time County Attorneys

  18. LB 777, Change Dates for Memorial & Vet’s Day

  19. LB 783, Liquor on Campuses

  20. LB 816, Licensing of Medical Laboratory Personnel

  21. LB 851, Interest Rates

  22. LB 853, Technical Colleges, Const. Funds Means of a Tax

  23. LB 862, Privileged Communications, Counselors

  24. LB 883, Change of Primary Election Dates

  25. LB 940, Sanitary & Improvement Bonds

  26. LB 445, Increases State Service Annuity for Retired School Employee

  27. LB 448, Lincoln City Council Election

  28. LB 449, Water Fluoridation Bill

  29. LB 452, Establishes State Controller

  30. LB 465, Land Use Act

  31. LB 487, Personal Liability of County Officials

  32. LB 499, Vietnam Veterans Educational Act

  33. LB 502, District Public Defenders

  34. LB 534, Exemption of Taxation of Goods Stored in Transit

  35. LB 592, Electing Class III School Boards

  36. LB 600, No Smoking in Certain Public Places

  37. LB 613, Changes Term Household Homestead Exemption Act

  38. LB 616, Changes Liquor Laws

  39. LB 621, Recognition of Disabled Veteran’s Organization

  40. LB 649, Partisan Legislature

  41. News Releases

  42. News Articles

  43. AP Stories- Correspondence

  44. Platte River, Navigable Stream

  45. Smith Newsletter & Clippings

  46. Stromer, Leg PR 1974, Pre-Primary

  47. Stromer, Gerald A.

  48. Eagleton Institute of Politics

  49. Executive Board

  50. Stromer Bills, 1971-1972

  51. America Counsel for Young Political Leaders- ACYPL

  52. ACYPL NATO Trip

  53. Conservative Movement, Skyline

  54. University of Nebraska Correspondence

  55. University of Nebraska- Lincoln

  56. LR 138, Wild Life Refuge

  57. Terry Carpenter



Box 8

Folder




  1. State Convention, 1970

  2. State Convention, 1971

  3. State Convention Correspondence, 1972

  4. State Convention Correspondence, 1972

  5. Nebraska Republican Yearbook, 1965

  6. YR Central Committee, 1971-1972

  7. “Awards”

  8. Campaign Material, 1972

  9. Advisory Board

  10. Central Comm., 1973-1974

  11. New Central Committee, 1972-1973

  12. Chairman Campaign State, 1971

  13. Club Roster

  14. College YR’s

  15. State Convention, 1972

  16. YR Convention, 1973

  17. YR State Convention Correspondence, 1973

  18. YR Convention, 1974

  19. State Convention, 1974

  20. Douglas County

  21. YR Executive Committee, 1971

  22. Executive Committee, 1972

  23. YR Executive Committee, 1973

  24. YR Executive Committee, 1974

  25. Founder’s Day, 1973

  26. High School Grads, 1970

  27. Insights, 1973-1974

  28. Lancaster County

  29. YR Letters to the Editor

  30. Membership Committee

  31. National Correspondence

  32. YR National Platform Committee, 1971

  33. National YR Convention, 1971

  34. Organizational Chart

  35. YR Publicity

  36. Resolutions, 1971



Box 9

Folder




  1. Resolutions, 1972

  2. Resolutions, 1973

  3. Roman’s Letter

  4. Speaker’s Bureau

  5. Special Delivery, 1971

  6. Special Delivery, 1972

  7. GOP State Convention, Delegate, 1972

  8. GOP Platform Committee, 1972

  9. TARs, 1972

  10. TAR Constitution

  11. Voter Registration

  12. Walls Campaign

  13. Sr. Party Newsletter

  14. YRLC Chairman

  15. Leadership Conference, 1973

  16. National Leadership Conference, 1972

  17. YR Leadership Conference, 1974

  18. YR Correspondence, 1971

  19. YR June Correspondence, 1971

  20. YR Correspondence, January- April 1972

  21. YR Correspondence, April- September 1972

  22. YR Correspondence, October 1972

  23. YR Correspondence, 1973

  24. YR Correspondence, April 1973

  25. YR Correspondence, June 1973

  26. YR November 1973

  27. YR Correspondence, 1974



Box 10

Folder




  1. Correspondence

  2. Speeches, Campaign 1970

  3. Scheduling

  4. Organization

  5. Special Groups

  6. Advance PR & Press Release

  7. Young Adult

  8. Printed Material Signs

  9. Bereuter, Senator Douglas

  10. Anderson, Senator Gary L.



 



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