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This letter, dated March 24, 1949, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Van Hook Civic Club president John S. Smith concerns the pool level of Garrison Dam. The letter acknowledges Smith's letter to General Pick of the US Army Engineers from March 16. The letter states that Burdick is aware that the Army Engineer's efforts to build a pool level of 1,850 feet is causing difficulty and that he believes he is making headway in his attempts to get the pool level down to 1,830 feet.

Date of Work

3-24-1949

Keywords

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, flooding, flood protections, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, Van Hook Civic Club, pool level, pool height, water height, water level, flood height, flood level

Organizations Referenced

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, Van Hook Civic Club

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, John S Smith, General Pick

Letter from Representative Burdick to John Smith Regarding Garrison Dam Pool Level, March 24, 1949

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