Jackson County Democratic Club

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Tom Pendergast

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This drawing depicts Thomas J. Pendergast sitting at his desk at Jackson County Democratic Club at 1908 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Sample Ballot for General Election on Tuesday, March 27, 1934

Small card to be used by voters to instruct them which candidates to vote for in the municipal election on Tuesday, March 27, 1934. This Democratic ticket was issued by the Democratic County Committee.

Political Rally for Alfred E. Smith and Joe Robinson

Photograph of a daytime rally for Alfred E. Smith and Joe Robinson during the 1928 presidential campaign. This vantage point faces west with the Union Station pictured to the right. One sign reads "Jackson Co. Democratic Club".

Pendergast Democratic Organization Officers and Ward Leaders

Typed on United States Senate Memorandum paper, this list includes the names and addresses of every Pendergast Democratic Organization officer and ward leader including Thomas J. Pendergast, James M. Pendergast, George Harrington, Elijah Mathes, and B. W. Gnefkow.

From Ralph Hickman to 10th Ward Democratic Club Members

Letter from 10th Ward Precinct Captains Ralph Hickman and Edward Lamasney to their constituents before the 1940 primary election. Hickman asserts "that all Democratic candidates are good citizens and worthy of the offices for which they have filed." However, Hickman includes with the letter a sample democratic primary ballot that indicates which Democrats the Tenth Ward Democratic Club, Inc. and the Tenth Ward Regular Democratic Club would like their members to vote for. This includes Harry S. Truman for Senator in Congress for Missouri.

From O. E. Shouse to Guy B. Park

Letter from O. E. Shouse to Guy B. Park asking for his assistance in getting to meet with Tom Pendergast in order to obtain his endorsement for a position.

From Lloyd C. Stark to Guy B. Park

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Governor Guy B. Park recommending Ernest O. Boone and his wife for positions at the State Industrial Home for Girls in Tipton, Missouri.

From Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Della Lapping for a clerical position in a state department.

From Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park making an introduction of Edward S. Saighman.

From Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Fred Deuchler for a job in the state highway department.

From James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Mildred Cherry for a position with a state department.

From James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park making an introduction to Robert Esterly.