Correspondence

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From William A. Kitchen to Harry S. Truman, August 20, 1940

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.

From William A. Kitchen to Harry S. Truman, August 19, 1941

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses a number of Missouri political matters including possible state chairman replacements. He also provides intelligence concerning a secret political meeting held in the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. In attendance were Lloyd C. Stark, J. D. James, William E. Kemp, Edgar Shook, Andrew Murphy, et al..

From William A. Kitchen to Harry S. Truman, August 14, 1935

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 St. Louis that year if he intends to visit the following year during his reelection campaign.

From William A. Kitchen to Harry S. Truman, August 13, 1940

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses Truman's victory as Democratic candidate for re-election in the Senate. He then provides suggestions for Truman's fall campaign strategy.

From William A. Kitchen to Harry S. Truman, August 13, 1940

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen informs Truman he just saw Truman's good friend P. C. Carlock. Kitchen asks Truman to do what it takes to appoint Carlock to his desired position as sub-carrier at Greenfield, Missouri.

From William A. Kitchen to Harry S. Truman, August 1, 1935

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses filling the position of Veterans' Placement Officer for the State of Missouri.

From William A. Kitchen to Harry S. Truman, April 6, 1937

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides his opinion on two appointments to the Workmen's Compensation Commission and the political repercussions of the same. He also informs Truman of James M. Pendergast's opinion on the situation.

From Wilce Curtner to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Wilce Curtner to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that a Steele citizen named A. A. Kelley, "a prominent merchant of this city," who is "well known in the political circles of this section," was becoming a Stark supporter after he and his family were allied with the Pendergast machine.

From Warren H. Watts to Lloyd Stark

In this letter, Watts asserts his position that Tom Pendergast was compelled to support Lloyd Stark's candidacy for Governor by the success of the campaign. He also inquires if Stark is a Mason. He concludes by urging Stark not to take his opponent lightly and to avoid overconfidence.

From Walton H. Holmes to C. A. Leedy

Letter from Walton Holmes to C. A. Leedy advising Missouri gubernatorial candidate Francis Wilson to work with a Kansas City campaign manager who is not affiliated closely with the Pendergast machine.

From Walker C. Johnson to Lloyd Stark

Letter from Walker C. Johnson to Lloyd Stark in which he describes the resentment toward the Pendergast machine in his part of Missouri.

From Walker C. Johnson to Lloyd Stark

Letter from Walker C. Johnson to candidate for Missouri governor, Lloyd Stark. Walker warns Stark of the dangers of his endorsement by Tom Pendergast.