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This letter dated January 11, 1950, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Turtle Mountain Consolidated Agency Superintendent C. H. Beitzel, acknowledges the receipt of Beitzel's letter and copy of a resolution regarding the need for surplus food commodities. Burdick states he has forwarded the request to the Director of Food Distributions in the US Department of Agriculture, along with a "personal letter urging that they do all within their power" to alleviate the suffering on the reservation.
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Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, Mikinaakwajiw-ininiwag, food, surplus, food commodities, commodities, resolution
Turtle Mountain Consolidated Indian Agency, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, Mikinaakwajiw-ininiwag
Usher Burdick, C. H. Beitzel
Burdick, Usher, "Letter from Representative Burdick to C. H. Beitzel Regarding Food Commodities, January 11, 1950" (1950). Usher Burdick Papers. 393.