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George Register

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This letter dated February 7, 1953, from Attorney George S. Register to United States House Representative Usher Burdick, addresses Elizabeth L. McCleskey's employment as a social worker with the Indian Service at Standing Rock Reservation. Register writes that there was conflict between McCleskey and her supervisor, Mrs. Heineman, which resulted in Mr. Cooper, the Superintendent of the Aberdeen, South Dakota office, terminating McCleskey's employment. Register notes that their appeals have risen to the level of Secretary Oscar Chapman in the United States Department of the Interior. Register asserts that many people are trying to aid McCleskey in an appeal of her wrongful termination, including United States Senator William Langer. Ultimately, Register asks Burdick to assist in any way he can.

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Letter from Representative Burdick to George Register Regarding Elizabeth McCleskey, February 17, 1953

Date of Work

2-7-1953

Keywords

Elizabeth McCleskey, termination, social worker, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ

Organizations Referenced

Continental Hotel, Quain & Ramstad Clinic, United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, United States Department of the Interior, United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ,

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Elizabeth McCleskey, Elizabeth S. McCleskey, Mr. Cooper, Mrs. Heineman, L. H. Fredericks, William Langer, Oscar Chapman, Otto Krueger, Douglas McKay, Milton Young

Letter from George Register to Representative Burdick Regarding Elizabeth McCleskey, February 7, 1953

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