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This letter, dated November 16, 1953, from Laura Page Knudson on behalf of the office of United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Mr. JA Waldron of Waldron and Kenner Attorneys concerns the mistreatment of people being relocated by the Garrison Dam. The letter acknowledges Waldron's letter of November 11 and states that Burdick has fought against the methods used by the US Army Engineers in regard to the condemnation of lands in the taking area and the relocation of the people in those areas. The letter states that Burdick will appreciate Waldron's cooperation and support in his attempts to secure justice for the people being relocated.

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relocation, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, land program, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, Tribal Council, Tribal Business Council, US Secretary of the Interior, US Treasury, US War Department, water development, relocation costs, per capita payments, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Indian Bureau, pool level, pool height, water height, water level, flood height, flood level, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers

Organizations Referenced

United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, Waldron and Kenner Attorneys

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Laura Page Knudson, Mr JA Waldron

Letter from Laura Knudson to JA Waldron Regarding Garrison Dam Relocations, November 16, 1953