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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses new developments on the appointment of a new judge for the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals. Kitchen inquires what might be happening in the Department of Justice concerning this appointment.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen warns that Democrats might have a difficult election in 1940 because of recent events in Congress. Kitchen suggests that Truman address some of these issues ahead of the 1940 campaign. Included is a reproduction of an article from the Armstrong Herald on February 16, 1939.

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Photographs

Soup line at the northeast corner of 6th and Delaware, in Kansas City, Missouri. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses suitable candidates for state chairman and other details for Truman's 1940 Senate campaign. In his postscript he urges Truman to attend the American Legion convention on Labor Day in Sedalia, Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen discusses Franklin D. Roosevelt's unpopularity among World War veterans. Kitchen suggests that the President must attend the American Legion National Convention in St. Louis that year if he intends to visit the following year during his reelection campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen concedes that it is not yet time to reorganize the Missouri Democratic Party. Kitchen then provides intelligence concerning Lloyd C. Stark and the recent Women's Democratic Clubs convention in Jefferson City, Missouri. He then discusses a proposed Democratic "harmony" dinner in Jefferson City and mentions Jim Aylward's recent comments towards Truman.

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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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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.