Petition from Elbowoods Residents to Senator Langer Requesting Payment for Taken Properties, June 25, 1953
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This petition dated June 25, 1953, from residents of Elbowoods, North Dakota to United States (US) Senator William Langer, requests immediate payment for their lost homes after having agreed to sell their homes to the US Corps of Engineers to make way for the creation of the Garrison Reservoir, and having waited more than two years to be paid.
The second and third pages are a list of allotments/identification numbers and the corresponding parties in interest.
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Elbowoods, petition, Elbowoods Petition, taking area, Garrison Dam, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, land taking, land seizure, taking
US Army Corp of Engineers, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
William Langer, Floyd Montclair, Willis Two Crow, Joseph Packineau Jr., John Bears Tail, Mary F. Goudreau, Vincent Malnouri, Clara N. Perkins, Clarence Perkins Sr., August Newman, Perpetua Grinnell, Regina Grinnell, Rita Grinnell, Richard Grinnell, Maggie Old Dog Grinnell, Edward H. Hall, Anna Hall, Emma Lockwood Jones, Adele F. Young Bear, Anna K. Bracklin McGrady, McRoy Starr, Carlyle Sylvester Page, Nathan Little Soldier, Theodore Gillette, Mary Fox, Rose Nagle Fourneir, Margaret F. Brugh, Philip Atkins, May Smith, Laura Irwin, Bendict Heart, Amelia Spotted Wolf, Elsie Spotted Wolf, Elsie Foote, Eugene Jimmie Brugh, Margaret Harney, Mary Birds Bill Fox, Charles Fredericks
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Montclair, Floyd; Two Crow, Willis; Packineau, Joseph Jr.; Bears Tail, John; Goudreau, Mary F.; Malnouri, Vincent; Perkins, Clara N.; Perkins, Clarence Sr.; and Newman, August, "Petition from Elbowoods Residents to Senator Langer Requesting Payment for Taken Properties, June 25, 1953" (1953). William Langer Papers. 479.