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William Langer

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This letter dated May 25, 1947, from Irene Martin, Secretary to United States (US) Senator William Langer, to R.D. Kollman, acknowledges Kollman’s correspondence about “what you call discrimination” in employment at the Garrison Dam project. Martin writes that Langer has taken the matter to General Pick of the US Army Engineers. Martin says she has enclosed a copy of a speech that Langer gave on Brannan Plan, which “will help explain this program." However, the enclosure was not found with the letter.

The handwritten annotation of “Garrison Dam” marks the top of the letter.

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Letter from Senator Langer to General Lewis Pick Regarding Discrimination at the Garrison Dam Project, May 25, 1950

Date of Work

5-25-1947

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

People Referenced

William Langer, Irene Martin, R.D. Kollman, Lewis Pick

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Political History | United States History

Letter from Irene Martin on Behalf of Senator Langer to R.D. Kollman Regarding Discrimination in Employmenton at the Garrison Dam Project, May 25, 1950

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