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Letter from John Alpes to Jesse W. Barrett regarding Barrett potentially running as a Republican candidate for governor.

Date: 
December 22nd 1935

Letter from Clyde Tuck to Jesse Barrett discussing Barrett's prospects if he should decide to run for Missouri Governor on the Republican ticket.

Date: 
January 4th 1936

Letter from K. P. Middleton to Jesse Barrett asking if he intended to join the race for Missouri Governor.

Date: 
January 15th 1936

Letter from David Proctor to Jesse Barrett, describing Kansas City Republicans as being aligned with the Pendergast Machine.

Date: 
January 15th 1936

Letter from Jesse Barrett to David M. Proctor indicating his desire to clean up Kansas City and rid the state of the influence of the Pendergast Machine.

Date: 
January 21st 1936

Letter from C. E. Blair to Jesse Barrett discussing the prospect of Barrett running for Missouri Governor and the political outlook in Laclede and Camden counties and in various St. Louis communities.

Date: 
January 26th 1936

Letter from David M. Proctor to Jesse Barrett discussing the Republican factions in Kansas City, particularly those who are aligned with the Pendergast Machine.

Date: 
January 26th 1936

Letter from Frank Hilmes to Jesse Barrett, candidate for Missouri governor, advising him to seek a meeting with Roy Roberts of the Kansas City Star.

Date: 
February 4th 1936

Letter from John S. Bates to Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett describing the support for his campaign in Kansas City.

Date: 
February 4th 1936

Letter from Henry Bundschu to Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett, describing his prospects for winning the election and the political outlooks in Kansas City and St. Louis in particular.

Date: 
February 4th 1936

Letter from Paul Weitkam to Jesse W. Barrett regarding Barrett's candidacy for governor, noting supporters he has spoken with and suggesting that Tom Pendergast doesn't have the hold that he once did.

Date: 
February 5th 1936

Political cartoon and accompanying message urging support for Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett.

Date: 
1936

Political cartoon and statement criticizing Lloyd Stark, Democratic candidate for Missouri Governor over the party's alleged theft of pension funds.

Date: 
1936

Statement on behalf of Jesse Barrett describing a speech in which he criticizes R. Emmet O'Malley for his role in a fraternal organization insurance scandal.

Date: 
September 26th 1936

Letter from Jesse Barrett to Lowell R. Johnson inquiring about the possibility of filing a contest of Missouri election results in order to prompt a probe.

Date: 
January 11th 1937

Letter from Lowell R. Johnson to 1936 Missouri gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett, indicating the presence of election fraud in Kansas City.

Date: 
January 12th 1937

Letter and statement from William Hirth, refuting accusations about his support of Jesse Barrett for Missouri Governor.

Date: 
January 1st 1937

Letter from Homer B. Mann to Jesse Barrett, describing a recent publication about a Thomas Hart Benton mural as well as his feelings about voting fraud in Kansas City during the recent election.

Date: 
January 22nd 1937

Statement signed "A BUM ART CRITIC" (later found to be written by Homer B. Mann) analyzing the negative representation of Kansas City contained in a Thomas Hart Benton mural in the State House rotunda.

Date: 
January 12th 1937

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett, losing Republican candidate for Missouri Governor, describing the prosecution of perpetrators of vote-rigging in Kansas City.

Date: 
February 2nd 1937

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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.