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This letter dated April 4, 1958, from Greater North Dakota Association Publicity Director Donald C. Gackle to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick, expresses the Greater North Dakota Association's support for naming the Garrison Dam reservoir "Lake Sakakawea." Gackle notes that Homer Ludwick has already written Burdick to thank him for supporting the name, and acknowledges that some of the general public object to this proposal, but he reaffirms the support of the Greater North Dakota Association, closing by complimenting Burdick's knowledge and appreciation of North Dakota history.
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Garrison Dam, Garrison Diversion, Garrison Reservoir, Lake Sakakawea, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Greater North Dakota Association, North Dakota State Chamber of Commerce, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Usher Burdick, Homer Ludwick, Donald C. Gackle
Gackle, Donald C., "Letter from Donald C. Gackle to Representative Burdick Regarding Reservoir Name, April 4, 1958" (1958). Usher Burdick Papers. 242.