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William Langer

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This letter dated May 31, 1951 from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Major General Lewis A. Pick regarding the reinterment of 1,942 ancestors from the Fort Berthold Reservation prior to the area's inundation due to the construction of the Garrison Dam. Langer has found a funeral home willing to take the contract and asks Pick to contact him so they can coordinate the effort. There are some handwritten notes on the letter.

See also:

Letter from C.H. Chorpening to Senator Langer Regarding Reinterment of Ancestors on Fort Berthold Land due to the Construction of the Garrison Dam, June 7, 1951

Date of Work

5-31-1951

Keywords

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

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Department of the Army, Erdman Funeral Services

People Referenced

General Lewis A. Pick, William Langer, Robert Erdman

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Senator Langer to General Lewis Pick Regarding Reinterment of Ancestors on Fort Berthold Land due to the Construction of the Garrison Dam, May 31, 1951

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