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Photographs

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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Postcards

Postcard of the American Legion Fountain that was once at 9th and Main streets, later relocated to the Budd Park Esplanade at Van Brunt Boulevard and Anderson Avenue. This vantage point faces north and shows Main Street north of 9th Street. Also pictured is the Westgate Hotel to the left.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Junction and Westgate Hotel, once located between Main Street and Delaware Street at 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from just south of The Junction. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter to Dr. Boyle of Pittsburg, Kansas.

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Postcards

Postcard of Westgate Hotel, once located between Main Street and Delaware Street at 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest from just south of the intersection of 9th Street and Main Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief advertisement for the hotel.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides supplementary information on investigation by Harvey L. Duncan concerning an alleged theft of an interstate shipment of liquor. Kitchen provides more intel on Duncan, his plans, and on John T. Burkett, a colleague of Duncan's that "is building a fire under him."

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses filling the position of Veterans' Placement Officer for the State of Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses the 1940 election and public reception to Maurice M. Milligan's campaign against Truman. Kitchen then details information he received concerning a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of Andy Murphy and the Union Electric Company.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses Truman's victory as Democratic candidate for re-election in the Senate. He then provides suggestions for Truman's fall campaign strategy.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen updates Truman on the recent "Democratic pow-wow" in Jefferson City, Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides details on the personal and financial situation of Mrs. Fred Chambers and asks Truman to do what he can to get her a job.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses a number of Missouri political matters including possible state chairman replacements. He also provides intelligence concerning a secret political meeting held in the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. In attendance were Lloyd C. Stark, J. D. James, William E. Kemp, Edgar Shook, Andrew Murphy, et al..

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen provides his opinion on two appointments to the Workmen's Compensation Commission and the political repercussions of the same. He also informs Truman of James M. Pendergast's opinion on the situation.

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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.