Kitchen, William A.

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Correspondence

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.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen describes in detail an investigation by Harvey L. Duncan concerning an alleged theft of an interstate shipment of liquor. Kitchen warns against a conspiracy charge, which would reflect poorly on the Kansas City organization. Thus, he suggests that any suspect be tried separately, and not as co-conspirators in a large scheme. In order to do this, Kitchen recommends Truman has Bennett C. Clark call Maurice M. Milligan and request that Milligan prosecutes violators separately.

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Correspondence

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..

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Correspondence

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to William A. Kitchen in which Truman informs Kitchen that he recommended Mrs. Gene Warner for a position with the Commodity Credit Corporation.

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Correspondence

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to William A. Kitchen in which Truman responds to Kitchen suggestion that President Roosevelt attends the 1935 American Legion National Convention in St. Louis. Truman agrees that it would be wise for the President to attend and will try to convince him to do so.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Kitchen in which he states his ideas for handling Lloyd Stark's opponent in an upcoming speech.

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Correspondence

Report from William Kitchen on the status of Lloyd Stark's gubernatorial campaign in various communities across Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from Frank Page to William Kitchen in response to a previous letter. Page indicates that an unnamed person, mentioned in an earlier clipping, does not work, and does not farm in particular.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Jim Pendergast, making a gift of a jug of Golden Delicious apple cider from Stark's orchard.

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Correspondence

The author urges Lloyd Stark's secretary Sallye Powell to communicate Stark's schedule for a Legion Convention in Springfield to Jerry Duggan.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Kitchen to Lloyd C. Stark about Stark's campaign for Missouri governor, his military record, and veterans issues.

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Correspondence

This letter from Kitchen recommends placing an advertisement in the 'Missouri Legionnaire' in response to one placed by his competitor in the gubernatorial primary. He concludes by encouraging Lloyd Stark to meet very soon with Tom Pendergast because he learned that the Kansas City strongman was soon to have surgery in New York.

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