Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Machine Politics, Organized Crime, and Reform


All Correspondence on Politics/Corruption

View all local, regional, or national correspondence that relates to Kansas City politics, whether clean or corrupt, during the time period.

Letters from Governor Lloyd C. Stark

View responses by Governor Lloyd C. Stark to letters from the public addressing corruption and other scandals. Also included is campaign correspondence.

Letters to Governor Lloyd C. Stark

Correspondence to Governor Lloyd C. Stark providing evidence of election fraud and other Pendergast influence throughout the state.

Letters from Harry S. Truman to Bess W. Truman

Correspondence between Harry S. Truman and his wife Bess W. Truman with details relating to Kansas City politics during the time period.

Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.