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This letter, dated April 12, 1955, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Hazel Webster Byrnes, Director of the State Library Commission in Bismarck, North Dakota, acknowledges Byrnes's letter of April 6 regarding US Senate Bill 1530, introduced by Langer and fellow US Senator from North Dakota Milton Young to name the Garrison Reservoir "Lake Sakakawea." Langer writes that he is glad to note that Byrnes approves of the idea, and pledges so do everything he can to see that the legislation is passed.
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Lake Sakakawea
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota State Library Commission, US Senate
Wiliam Langer, Milton Young, Hazel Webster Byrnes
Langer, William, "Letter from Sentator Langer to Hazel Webster Byrnes Regarding Naming Garrison Reservoir "Lake Sakakawa," April 12, 1955" (1955). William Langer Papers. 1008.