Missouri "Machine Busting"

Description

Clipping from Time (magazine) on February 22, 1937 detailing the election fraud that occured in Kansas City during the 1936 General Election. The article features extended quotes from Judge Albert L. Reeves concerning the election fraud, including the following: "We can't surrender the ballot boxes to thugs, gangsters and plug-uglies who patrol the streets with machine guns. We can't stand for that any longer." The article then provides a history of political corruption in Kansas City through 1936.

Transcription
Date Created
1937-02-22
Modern Location
New York, NY
Owning Organization
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
Joseph B. Shannon Scrapbooks: S10.01
Rights Statement

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Digital Object Identifier
JCHS-S10.01-862-0007