Dierks Building

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Photographs

Photograph of the Dierks Building, located at the southwest corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard).

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Correspondence

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett, describing his preference for caution in reacting to indictments of persons responsible for voting fraud in Kansas City.

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Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett describing a recent primary election in Kansas City during which people were bussed in from St. Louis in order to vote fraudulently.

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Letter from I. N. Watson of Kansas City to Jesse Barrett, describing the status of federal indictments for election fraud in the District Court. He also discusses the pending appointments of new Election Board members.

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Correspondence

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett discussing the recent Kansas City election, and the landcape of fraudulent voting and corruption which persists, despite recent reforms.

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Correspondence

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

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Correspondence

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

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Correspondence

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

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Letter from Jesse Barrett to I. N. Watson discussing election fraud in Kansas City and tactics for Republicans to overcome it.

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Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett describing his work coordinating a new slate of city council candidates and other attempts to oust the Pendergast Machine from power.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lester Seacat describes an enclosed chart of election-related activities in various districts in Kansas City.

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Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett describing his attempts to counteract and prosecute voting fraud during the 1936 election in Kansas City.

Pages

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.