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A brief letter and accompanying newspaper article from William Hirth to Jesse Bennett. The article concerns Missouri Governor Lloyd Stark's activities in opposition to the Pendergast Machine in Kansas City.

Date: 
March 18th 1938

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett describing the pleas of those accused of election fraud in Kansas City,

Date: 
May 4th 1938

Letter from Jesse Barret to I. N. Wilson discussing efforts to build a coalition in opposition to the Pendergast Machine. He also discusses rampant election fraud in Missouri using his 1936 candidacy as an example.

Date: 
June 25th 1938

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett describing false or inaccurate voter registrations in Kansas City, and a potential remedy for them.

Date: 
June 27th 1938

Letter from Jesse Barrett praising Judge James Douglas for winning the Missouri Supreme Court primary election against the Pendergast-backed candidate.

Date: 
August 3rd 1938

Letter from Jesse Barrett to Hector Burleigh in which he expresses optimism for the political future, with the descent of the Pendergast regime and the opportunity for Republicans to take future elections.

Date: 
August 4th 1938

Article by E. Montgomery Reily in which he discusses the practice of Republicans voting in the Democratic primary during the recent election.

Date: 
August 20th 1938
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.