Kent E. Keller Vertical File Manuscript, 1936 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Extent: 1.0 Letters
Predominant Dates: 1936
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Scope and Contents: One letter on Congressional stationery, dated August 12, 1936, from Kent E. Keller to Albert "Bert" R. Burr (1867-1948), newspaper editor, Murphysboro, Illinois. Discusses plans for using Kinkaid Lake to supply water for Murphysboro. Cites success through personal discussions with President Franklin D. Roosevelt in obtaining federal funding for Crab Orchard Lake project; claims FDR promised to support similar Kinkaid project once presented.