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Letter from James M. Pendergast to Lloyd C. Stark reporting that Tom Pendergast will be in the city on January 27 and would be glad to meet with him then.

Date: 
December 29th 1931

Letter to the editor from Grover Childers of Kansas City, complaining about Tom Pendergast's attempts to consolidate statewide power through the endorsement of Francis Wilson and Charles Howell.

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September 4th 1931

Letter from J. E. Turner of Kansas City to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Francis M. Wilson, offering his assistance and inviting him on a hunting trip.

Date: 
December 31st 1931

Letter from Theodore Gary to Thomas J. Pendergast on May 27, 1931. Theodore Gary writes from the Telephone Building in Kansas City, Missouri, to "Boss" Thomas J. Pendergast, congratulating him on the successful termination of the Bond Campaign.

Date: 
May 27th 1931

Telegram to August A. Busch of Anheuser-Busch on behalf of James A. Reed. In his absence, the office of James A. Reed contacted Thomas J. Pendergast as requested by Busch and communicates that "he has been committed to Nelson since day after election."

Date: 
January 7th 1931

Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark. Reed states that he is not sure what he can accomplish concerning the Redistricting Bill, but says that he will speak with Thomas J. Pendergast on the matter. Reed then explains rumors of his endorsement of Harry Hawes.

Date: 
March 26th 1931

A longhand note written by Harry S. Truman while he was a judge for Jackson County, Missouri. In this note, Truman recounts his childhood and early adulthood. Notable events described include his first encounters with his future wife, Bess Wallace; his start in politics at the hands of Mike Pendergast; and his decision to join the military.

Date: 
May 1931

Postcard of Baltimore Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
September 1st 1931

Postcard of the Ararat Temple at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Central Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 11th and Central. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the temple and a short letter to Bertha Fleming in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
February 2nd 1931

Photograph of a group of children and teenagers dressed for a Greek Independence Day celebration at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1931

Photograph of the First Annual Picnic of the Stern Slegman Prins Company, a garment manufacturer in Kansas City, Missouri. Segregation is shown as black workers are pictured separately from white workers. This vantage point faces west towards the entrance to 1000 Broadway.

Date: 
July 27th 1931

Postcard looking east past the intersection of 12th Street and Wyandotte Street. Pictured is the Hotel Stats (left foreground), Hotel Muehlebach (right), and the Gayety Theater (right foreground).

Date: 
October 1st 1931

Photograph looking north from the east side of Main Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. The Palace Theater, Westgate Hotel, Books KC Trunk Co., and Katz drugstore is pictured.

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1931
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.