Gerald A. Stromer, 1942- [RG5199.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

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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Stromer, Gerald A., 1942-

 

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