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Clipping from the CIO Labor Journal in August 1940 ahead of the 1940 primary election. Ed Holmes of the CIO Industrial Union Council provides a list of democratic candidates to vote for in the upcoming election, as selected by the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the American Federation of Labor, and the Railroad Brotherhood.

Anonymous letter complaining about the potential appointment of C. K. Burroughs to be the Business Manager of the Jackson County Home for the Aged.

Newspaper clipping of an article that describes Missouri Governor Guy Park's defense of the Kansas City Pendergast political machine in a recent speech.

Letter from Harry Pence to Missouri Governor Guy Park, accompanied by two newspaper articles about Harry Truman's candidacy for U.S. Senate.

St. Louis Star-Times article about the 1936 investigation into election fraud, including a sketch of Pendergast by Thomas Hart Benton. The article reports Pendergast "said today that he had been investigated so often that 'one more doesn't bother me much.'" He argued that he had no idea of any election fraud.

A collection of newspaper article reproductions concerning Kansas City's Ten-Year Plan. Most of these Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times articles of 1929-1931 detail Conrad H. Mann's work with the Ten-Year Plan.

Newspaper clipping, possibly from 1974, describing an incident during the Great Depression in 1934 when Kansas City's Democratic organization, or the Pendergast political machine, fed 5,000 families.

Campaign letter, political advertisement and newspaper clipping in support of Harry S. Truman senatorial campaign.

Article from the 'Missouri Cash Book' criticizing the candidacy of Francis M. Wilson for Governor, mostly due to his associations with the Pendergast Machine of Kansas City.

Newspaper article reporting on a speech given by Frederick E. Whitten in which he rails against the corruption of the Pendergast organization.

Letter to Governor Lloyd Stark complaining about the prevalence of illegal gambling and slot machines in the city.

Letter signed "A disgusted Democrat" to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, including a newspaper clipping about Missouri state senators Joseph H. Brogan, Mike Kinney, and M. E. Casey, and a request to take a strong stand against them if they don't vote in favor of laws protecting fair elections.

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