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Letter from Harry S. Truman to his fiancée Bess Wallace while Truman was at Camp La Baholle, near Verdun, France. Truman describes his life's dreams and expectations following the war, including his desire to be a farmer.

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.

Jackson County Judge Harry S. Truman is signing county checks with a multiple machine.

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on his day and then candidly comments on Missouri politics, saying that, "Paul Dillon is all worried about the St. Louis situation and Matt Murray. They are in the midst of a big fight down there.

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Independence, Missouri to his wife Bess in Biloxi, Mississippi. In this particularly revealing letter, Truman provides a detailed update on politics in Jackson County and says, "I have talked to T.J. [Tom Pendergast] and to Jim [James Pendergast] over the phone. T.J.

Letter from Harry S. Truman at the Hotel New Yorker in New York City to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri.

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman informs Bess of a growing rift between Truman and Bennett C. Clark: "Bennett, I suppose will be in Kansas City Saturday.

The front page of The Kansas City Labor Herald, Volume 37, No. 28 from Friday, August 9, 1940. The official publication of the American Federation of Labor in Kansas City, Missouri on this edition's front page a favorable article of Harry S. Truman and his 1940 campaign for U.S. Senator.

Newsletter from the Democratic Union aimed at increasing membership. The union invites its members to a dinner for this purpose on February 3, 1922 at 1111 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to T. B. Good, secretary of the Missouri Legislative Board of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. After receipt of Good's endorsement of Judge Jacob E. Smith of Sedalia, Missouri, Truman comments that "I am happy to know of your good opinion of Judge Smith."

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri.

The official program for the Ararat Temple Fiftieth Annual Session Golden Jubilee of the Imperial Council A. A. O. N. M. S. in Kansas City, June 3-5, 1924. The program includes the list of activities, extensive information on the city, and a map of downtown Kansas City where the festivities are held.

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