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"A Golden Era in Legislative Achievement 1961-1967" (50) Pens that "were used to sign into law (50) landmark Bills enacted during the administrations of President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon B. Johnson and were presented to Henry H. Wilson, Jr. in recognition of his efforts as their assistant for Congressional relations for the House of Representatives during these years." Included are pens used to sign the 1961 Area Development Act, 1961 Minimum Wage Act, 1961 Housing Act, 1961 Expanded Space Program-Man on the Moon, 1961 Establishment of Alliance for Progress, 1961 Peace Corps, 1961 Community Health Services and Facilities, 1962 Manpower Development and Training Act, 1962 Educational Television Act, 1962 Public Works Acceleration Act, 1962 Food and Agriculture Act, Communications Satellite Act, 1962 United Nations Loan, 1962 Trade Expansion Act, 1962 Tax Reform Act, 1963 Health Professions Educational Assistance Act, 1963 Mental Retardation Facilities and Community Mental Health Centers, 1963 Higher Education Facilities Act, 1963 Clean Air Act, 1964 25th Amendment to the Constitution (Abolition of Poll Tax), 1964 Tax Reduction and Reform, 1964 Civil Rights Act, 1964 Urban Mass Transportation Act, 1964 Economic Opportunity Act, 1964 Food Stamp Act, 1964 Wilderness Act, 1965 Appalachian Regional Development Act, 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1965 Medicare, 1965 Voting Rights Act, 1965 Establishment of Housing and Urban Development, 1965 National Foundation of the Arts and the Humanities, 1965 High Speed Ground Transportation Act, 1965 Water Quality Act, 1965 Immigration Act, 1965 Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke Amendments, 1965 Highway Beautification Act, 1966 Cold War GI Bill, 1966 Asian Development Bank Act, 1966 National Teacher Corps and Rent Supplement Appropriations, 1966 Highway Safety Act, 1966 Minimum Wage, 1966 Establishment of the Department of Transportation, 1966 International Education Act, 1966 Demonstration Cities and MET Development Act, 1966 Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, 1966 Food for Freedom Act, 1967 25th Amendment to the Constitution (Presidential Continuity), 1967 Food for India, 1967 Desalting Plant. (1) 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch photograph of Henry H. Wilson, Jr., President of the Board of Trade with his collection of Presidential pens taken by Bob Kotalik on July 5, 1967 for the Chicago Sun Times which was printed on July 9, 1967. (Presented in toto within a framed shadow box annotating each pen)

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50 Pens Used to Sign Bills into Law 61-67

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76 Main Street
Amesbury, MA 01913
United States
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