John B. Hart



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This letter dated May 11, 1950, from John Hart to United States Senator William Langer, requests Langer's thoughts on a speech that Hart gave in Rapid City, South Dakota at the Mountain States Regional Meeting on May 5, 1950. A copy of the speech is also included with the letter. The speech addresses a number of things including "prejudice against the Indians," use of tax revenue, relocation of tribal members, and welfare.

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Letter from Senator Langer to John Hart Regarding a Speech Regarding the Rehabilitation of Indians, May 18, 1950

Date of Work



rehabilitation, relocation

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Standing Rock Sioux, Standing Rock Nation, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux, Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, Spirit Lake

People Referenced

William Langer, John Hart, Fred G. Aandahl, Carlyle D. Onsrud, Math Dahl, G. B. Nordrum, R. O. Saxvik, Joseph Wicks, Jacob Heihn, Joseph J. Blonigen, A. J. Briar, Math Baseflug, G. Roy Heddens, A. C. Berg, William Gerdes


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Letter from John Hart to Senator Langer Regarding a Speech Regarding the Rehabilitation of Indians, May 11, 1950