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William Langer

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This letter dated July 28, 1950, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Mrs. John Wilkerson of Elbowoods, explains why Wilkerson’s request for relief assistance has been turned down. Langer cites US Public Law 437 and a proposed Tribal Credit program, which, “if this money becomes available,” Langer advises, “you will participate under the program.”

The letter includes the handwritten annotations, “Indians,” "See," and "X. Quinn, R.A."

See also:

Letter from Walter Maddock to Cal Ward Regarding FHA Loans to Fort Berthold Families Effected by the Garrison Dam, February 28, 1947

Date of Work

7-28-1950

Keywords

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

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

William Langer, Mrs. John Wilkerson

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Political History | United States History

Letter from William Langer to John Wilkerson Regarding Turned Down Application for Family Funds, July 28, 1950

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