Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Delaware Street

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Postcards

Postcard of Westgate Hotel, once located between Main Street and Delaware Street at 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest from just south of the intersection of 9th Street and Main Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief advertisement for the hotel.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Junction and Westgate Hotel, once located between Main Street and Delaware Street at 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from just south of The Junction. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter to Dr. Boyle of Pittsburg, Kansas.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses what may be done to facilitate the placement of a Missouri judge to the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen informs Truman of invitation to speak on Truman's behalf at a League of Missouri voters reception. Kitchen believes it is best to decline the offer as it would allow Truman's campaign opponent Lloyd C. Stark to criticize Truman and his connection to the Kansas City organization.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides intelligence that if a Missourian were to be appointed as a new judge on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, it would be Charlie Carr. Kitchen refuses to give up on the endeavor as it may be June 1941 before the position is filled.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides detailed intelligence concerning the appointment of a new judge position on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Kitchen believes that the probability of a Iowan appointment to the court is now less likely, and that Missourian Charlie Carr might have a more favorable chance.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses Franklin D. Roosevelt's unpopularity among World War veterans. Kitchen suggests that the President must attend the American Legion National Convention in Saint Louis that year if he intends to visit the following year during his reelection campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses new developments on the appointment of a new judge for the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals. Kitchen inquires what might be happening in the Department of Justice concerning this appointment.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen warns that Democrats might have a difficult election in 1940 because of recent events in Congress. Kitchen suggests that Truman address some of these issues ahead of the 1940 campaign. Included is a reproduction of an article from the Armstrong Herald on February 16, 1939.

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Photographs

Soup line at the northeast corner of 6th and Delaware, in Kansas City, Missouri. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses suitable candidates for state chairman and other details for Truman's 1940 Senate campaign. In his postscript he urges Truman to attend the American Legion convention on Labor Day in Sedalia, Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen concedes that it is not yet time to reorganize the Missouri Democratic Party. Kitchen then provides intelligence concerning Lloyd C. Stark and the recent Women's Democratic Clubs convention in Jefferson City, Missouri. He then discusses a proposed Democratic "harmony" dinner in Jefferson City and mentions Jim Aylward's recent comments towards Truman.

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