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William Beyer

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This letter dated September 2, 1941, from Superintendent of Indian Affairs William Beyer to United States Senator William Langer advises that the Fort Berthold community is very interested in Senate Joint Resolution 104, which alots $3,000,000 for study of encephalitis conducted by the Encephalitis Control Board under the United States Public Health Service. The letter states that there have been many cases of encephalitis in Fort Berthold and one case was treated at the local hospital. The letter concludes that it “is extremely interested in having this appropriation made.”

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer Regarding Encephalitis Study Proposed in S.J. 104, September 18, 1941

Date of Work

9-18-1941

Keywords

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

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

William Langer, William Beyer

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from William Beyer to Senator Langer Regarding Encephalitis at Fort Berthold, September 2, 1941

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