Elections--1934

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Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier, Jr. to his father Ralph F. Lozier. Ralph, Jr. informs Ralph, Sr. that James P. Aylward is "out of the picture" for the U.S. Senatorial race and that he should once again inform T. J. Pendergast of his desire to run for U.S. Senate.

Genre: 
Pamphlets

Pamphlet written by Ewing Young Mitchell, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce in Franklin D. Roosevelt administration's first term. He first responds to Harry Truman's statement to a reporter that "he never had sought the support of the Pendergast political organization in Missouri" and that the Pendergast machine was not involved in scandal until after he was elected to the Senate.

Genre: 
Pamphlets

Pamphlet written by Ewing Young Mitchell, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce in Franklin D. Roosevelt administration's first term. He asserts "[t]he first nomination for United States Senator of Harry S. Truman was stolen," and proceeds to argue that point. The Pendergast machine is described as "the most corrupt, the most brazen, gang of thieves who ever looted an American city," and describes the Pendergasts' businesses' activities and obstructions around the city.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Draft of a letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Thomas J. Pendergast. Lozier most politely reminds Pendergast that in the event Charles M. Howell did not run for Senate, Pendergast said that he would support Lozier in his campaign for the Senate. This heavily edited draft contains many strikethroughs in the pursuit of brevity.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Katherine Halterman to Ralph Lozier regarding Harry Truman announcing his candidacy for U.S. Senate. Halterman writes that she "was so disappointes Sunday [she] couldn't talk about it."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Katherine Halterman to Ralph Lozier regarding potential senate candidates.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Katherine W. Halterman. Lozier informs Katherine that in the event Charles M. Howell did not run for Senate, T. J. Pendergast said that he would support Lozier in his campaign for the Senate. He then provides an analysis of the Missouri campaign for U.S. Senate, concluding that, "No Kansas City man can be nominated."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Telegram from Lue C. Lozier to his father Ralph F. Lozier in which he informs Ralph that James P. Aylward will not run for U.S. Senate if Ralph become a candidate. He urges Ralph to contact Cas Welch and Pete Kelley immediately to ask for their support in his campaign.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Telegram from Ralph F. Lozier to Thomas J. Pendergast. Since James P. Alyward no longer intends to run for U.S. Senate, Lozier contacts T. J. Pendergast to discuss Lozier's candidacy. Lozier admits that he does not know whether he should contact Pendergast or if Pendergast would contact him. However, he did not want to seem indifferent to the matter, so he uses this telegram to initiate contact.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Missouri Governor Guy Park to Harry S. Truman, congratulating him on his successful senatorial campaign.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Telegram from Ralph F. Lozier to Charles M. Howell. After polling rural Missouri counties, Lozier rules that Truman would come in last place behind John J. Cochran and Jacob L. "Tuck" Milligan as Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator. Lozier believes that if he ran, "a very substantial majority of rural Democrats" would support him and Truman would withdraw. Thus, he inquires what candidate Pendergast would support if Truman withdraws.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett describing his political activities over the years and his opposition to the Pendergast Machine in Kansas City.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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