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William Langer

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This letter dated December 31, 1945, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Anna Wilde, a member of the Three Affilitated Tribes of Fort Berthold, expresses thanks for Wilde's "interesting and important letter" and includes a copy of the the speech Langer made on the senate floor that shows Langer intends to "leave nothing undone to help the Indians."

Langer adds: "The dam, as you know, will in all probability be built, but it cannot be built before this land has been paid for."

A handwritten annotation reads "Indians" and "COPY" is stamped on the document.

See also:

Pamphlet from Floyd Montclair to Senator Langer Regarding the Fort Berthold Indians of North Dakota, June 16, 1945

Letter from Anna Wilde to Senator Langer Regarding A Possible Alternative to the Garrison Dam, December 18, 1945

Date of Work

12-31-1945

Keywords

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, land payment

Organizations Referenced

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

People Referenced

Anna Wilde, Byron H. Wilde, William Langer

Letter from Senator Langer to Anna Wilde regarding the Garrison Dam, December 31, 1945

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