Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

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From Harry S. Truman to Ralph E. Truman

Letter from Harry S. Truman to his cousin Ralph Emerson Truman in which Harry severs all ties with Ralph because of "rash statements about campaign contributions" made by Ralph in the Kansas City Star.

From Harry S. Truman to R. P. Lyons

A letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Ready Mixed Concrete Company Vice President R. P. Lyons. After being informed that Independence Republican Lyle Weeks was awarded a contracting job by Kansas City, Truman provides a critical opinion of Weeks. However, Truman comments, "if you think it would help for me to say a word for you I will be please of course to do it." The Ready Mixed Concrete Company was closely associated with the Pendergast Machine.

From Harry S. Truman to Myron A. King

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Kansas City realtor Myron A. King in which Truman succinctly expresses his hope that the plans for a new Kansas City airport turn out favorably.

From Harry S. Truman to Mrs. Orin K. Fry

A "thank you" letter from Harry S. Truman to Mrs. Orin K. Fry for her help in securing Truman's win for Democratic nominee of Jackson County Judge.

From Harry S. Truman to Mrs. A. L. Yingling

Letter from Harry S. Truman to Mrs. A. L. Yingling in which Truman proclaims his sincere gratitude for Yingling's help in Truman's win as Democratic nominee for Jackson County Judge. Truman states that, "It was loyalty of my friends that put me over for we had no money and I did not promise a road or a job for votes."

From Harry S. Truman to Louise Sheldon

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Independence, Missouri resident Louise Sheldon. After Sheldon informs Truman that the Kansas City Star is attacking the reputation of Judge Marion D. Waltner of the Independence Division of the Circuit Court, Truman replies that little can be done to help Waltner in this situation.

From Harry S. Truman to Louis E. (Lou) Holland

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Lou Holland in which Truman laments that "our paths cross but never meet." Although in Kansas City while Holland was in Washington, Truman will once again be in Kansas City on Thursday and he hopes to meet with Holland then.

From Harry S. Truman to L. P. Cookingham

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Kansas City City Manager L. P. Cookingham. Truman agrees with Cookingham in his desire to facilitate a new Kansas City airport and encourages Cookingham to pursue the landed needed for its development.

From Harry S. Truman to Joe W. McQueen

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Kansas City attorney Joe W. McQueen. Truman agrees with McQueen in his desire to outfit the Fairfax Aviation School with the proper educational equipment to prepare workmen for employment in federal defense manufacturing. Truman comments that, "I should think they would need it worse now than any other time."

From Harry S. Truman to James M. Pendergast

A letter from Harry S. Truman to James M. Pendergast responding to Pendergast's request for information pertaining to a rumored rationing of radios and radio equipment. Truman confirms the rumor saying, "the radio manufacturing business will be taken over entirely by the Government for defense purposes.

From Harry S. Truman to James M. Pendergast

Photocopy of a letter from President Harry S. Truman to James M. Pendergast in which Truman expresses his desire for Pendergast to be able to reestablish the Kansas City Democratic organization of the 1920's and 1930's. He also hopes that James's current feud with the Aylwards does not hinder this goal. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.

From Harry S. Truman to James M. Pendergast

Photocopy of a letter from President Harry S. Truman to James M. Pendergast in which Truman provides his opinion on the federal investigations of Tom Pendergast's tax fraud. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.