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This letter dated March 11, 1950, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Mountrail County Extension Agent M.A. Kirkeide refers to their previous correspondence regarding the lack of food and clothing on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Langer refers to an enclosed report from Carlyle D. Onsrud, Executive Director of the Public Welfare Board of North Dakota, in response to Langer's forwarding of Kirkeide’s January 30, 1950 letter alerting Langer of the situation on the reservation. Langer writes that it was a pleasure to be of assistance to Kirkeide.
The report mentioned as enlosed was not found with this letter in Langer's papers.
Langer's letter is marked with the handwritten annotations “Fort Berthold Indian Res.” and “N Dak Pub Welfare Bd.”
Letter from Senator Langer to Carlyle Onsrud Regarding Lack of Food and Clothing on the Fort Berthold Reservation, February 18, 1950
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Elbowoods, starvation, food shortage
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Shell Village, Public Welfare Board of North Dakota, Mountrail County Extension Service
William Langer, M.A. Kirkeide, Carlyle Onsrud
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to M.A. Kirkeide Regarding Lack of Food and Clothing on the Fort Berthold Reservation, March 11, 1950" (1950). William Langer Papers. 703.