Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

From Harry S. Truman to Bess W. Truman, April 23, 1933


Letter from Harry S. Truman in Grandview, Missouri to his wife Bess in Biloxi, Mississippi. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on his meeting with Tom Pendergast, saying that, "He told me to do as I pleased with the county payroll, make the adjustments I wanted to, and he'd put the organization in line behind me. He also told me that I could be Congressman or collector."

Object Type: 
April 23rd 1933
Modern Location: 
Grandview, MO
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
HST-FBP_7-82_01, Papers of Harry S. Truman Pertaining to Family, Business, and Personal Affairs
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