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In this letter, dated October 6, 1933, from North Dakota Governor William Langer to Usher Burdick, President of the Farmers' Holiday Association, Langer refers to an unnamed man, writing, "I don't know how this man can possibly stay on the place, but maybe you have some other scheme worked out.
The Farmer's Holiday Association sought to end foreclosures on family farms and worked closely with Langer when the Governor enacted a moratorium on farm foreclosures in 1933.
Usher Burdick later served in the United States House of Representatives from 1935 to 1945 and from 1949 to 1959.
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Usher Burdick, farm forclosure moratorium, forclosure
Farmer's Holiday Association
William Langer, Usher Burdick
Langer, William, "Letter from Governor Langer to Usher Burdick Regarding Farm Foreclosure, October 6, 1933" (1933). William Langer Papers. 59.