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This letter dated January 20, 1950, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Turtle Mountain Consolidated Agency Superintendent C. H. Beitzel, follows up on their previous correspondence about the need for surplus food at the Turtle Mountain Reservation. Burdick notes that he has included a copy of the response he received from the United States Department of Agriculture. The original resolution from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa is also attached.
The letter from the Department of Agriculture is written by Assistant Administrator John I. Thompson and lets Burdick know that his office has taken steps to address the needs stated in Burdick and Beitzel's letters. Thompson also notes that some of the commodities asked for in the resolution are not food products that the Department of Agriculture collects as surplus.
Letter from Representative Burdick to C. H. Beitzel Regarding Food Commodities, January 11, 1950
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food, commodities, food commodities, surplus, Turtle Mountain Consolidated Agency, resolution, United States Department of Agriculture, allowances
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota: Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, Mikinaakwajiw-ininiwag, United States Department of Agriculture, United States House of Representatives, Turtle Mountain Consolidated Agency, North Dakota State Department of Public Instruction
C. H. Beitzel, Usher Burdick, John I. Thompson, Leonard R. Trainer, Edward Jollie, Norbert Harris
Burdick, Usher, "Letter from Representative Burdick to C. H. Beitzel Regarding Food Commodities, January 20, 1950" (1950). Usher Burdick Papers. 394.