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This letter, dated July 18, 1958, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council Chairperson Carl Whitman, Jr. to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick informs Burdick that traffic has increased since relocation due to the construction of the Garrison Dam. As a result, many calves have been lost due to careless driving. Whitman requests that Burdick communicate with the US Army Corps of Engineers to get road signs installed on the reservation. There's a handwritten note on the bottom of the letter.
Letter from Representative Burdick to Lynn W. Pine Regarding Road Sign Request from Carl Whitman, Jr., July 21, 1958
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, ranchers, cattle, calves, roads, road signs, careless driving
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, , Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, US Army Corps of Engineers
Usher Burdick, Carl Whitman Jr., Lynn W. Pine
Whitman, Carl Jr., "Letter from Carl Whitman, Jr. to Representative Burdick Requesting Road Signs to Help Prevent Cars from Hitting Cattle, July 18, 1958" (1958). Usher Burdick Papers. 346.