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This is a photograph of a newspaper advertisement for Harry S. Truman's 1924 campaign for Eastern District Jackson County Court Judge. The photo ran in the Independence Examiner.

Date: 
October 31st 1924

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. The article describes Truman's recent Democratic nomination for the Senate and praises him as a "friend of labor." An image of Truman is included on the front page.

Date: 
August 9th 1940

The first and sixth page of The Kansas City Labor Herald, Volume 37, No. 27 from Friday, August 2, 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. The article endorses Truman as a "friend of labor" and recapped a Truman campaign rally held that past Tuesday on July 30, 1940 at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
August 2nd 1940

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. These recommendations include Harry S. Truman for United States Senator.

Date: 
August 1940

An article by Kenneth P. Middleton entitled "Democratic Rift Widens Over Jobs", included in the Kansas City Journal issue of July 30, 1940. The article concerns a disagreement between democratic factions in Kansas City as to which democratic candidates to endorse. The clipping also includes a separate article that provides information on Harry S. Truman's upcoming rally that night at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 30th 1940

Labor, Vol. XXI, No. 50, July 30, 1940. This special Missouri Edition of Labor: A National Weekly Newspaper was created ahead of the 1940 Primary Election, August 6, in order to inform subscribes to the national labor unions' endorsements of Missouri candidates. As suggested by the title, "Harry Truman's Magnificent Record Entitles Him to Another Term", this edition focuses almost entitling on praising Harry S. Truman's character and political career. Also included are political cartoons that depict Truman in a favorable manner.

Date: 
July 30th 1940

Labor Speaks, Vol. 1, No. 1, released in July, 1940. This special publication was created ahead of the 1940 Primary Election, August 6, as an advertisement for Truman's U.S. Senate campaign. This document focuses almost entitling on praising Harry S. Truman's character and political career as a friend of labor. It also invites receipents to attend Truman's campaign rally in St. Louis, Missouri on July 31, 1940.

Date: 
July 1940

Southeastern Missouri newspaper clipping reporting on Governor Lloyd C. Stark's campaign announcement for U.S. Senator of Missouri. The author favors Senator Harry S. Truman for reelection as he is believed to have a better chance of beating a Republican nominee over his Democratic rivals Stark and Maurice M. Milligan. The author then paints a favorable portrait of Truman and tells the reader to not fear his association with Pendergast, saying, "Don't be foolish enough to vote against him [Truman] just because Tom Pendergast was for him.

Date: 
April 19th 1940
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