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William Langer

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This letter dated October 9, 1951, from United States Senator William Langer to Ralph Shane marks the receipt of Shane’s letter (no date given) to Langer. Langer thanks Shane and informs him that the name of the lake created by the Garrison Dam will be called Lake Thompson. Langer remarks that Shane's suggestion of the name Lake Sakakawea "is certainly a good and fitting one.” The letter inclludes the handwritten annotation “Garrison Dam.”

Date of Work

10-9-1951

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Elbowoods

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

People Referenced

William Langer, Ralph Shane

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Political History | United States History

Letter from Senator Langer to Ralph Shane Regarding the Naming of the Garrison Dam, October 9, 1951

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