Barrett, Jesse W.

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Correspondence

Letter from F. E. Whitten to Jesse Barrett describing the atmosphere in Kansas City in response to federal investigations into the Pendergast Machine.

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Correspondence

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 Clyde Tuck to Jesse Barrett discussing Barrett's prospects if he should decide to run for Missouri Governor on the Republican ticket.

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Correspondence

Letter from Homer B. Mann to Jesse Barrett, describing a recent publication about a Thomas Hart Benton mural as well as his feelings about voting fraud in Kansas City during the recent election.

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Correspondence

Letter from William C. Reynolds of Kansas City to Democratic contender for Governor, Lloyd Stark. Reynolds advises Stark on talking points to make a various locales in the state.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jesse Barret to I. N. Wilson discussing efforts to build a coalition in opposition to the Pendergast Machine. He also discusses rampant election fraud in Missouri using his 1936 candidacy as an example.

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Correspondence

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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Correspondence

Letter from Frederick Whitten congratulating Jesse Barrett for his work in removing Pendergast Machine affiliates.

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Miscellaneous Documents
Advertisements

Political publication in the form of a "sample ballot" indicating that a vote for Jesse Barrett was a vote against Pendergast influence in Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from Arthur Freund to Arthur Vanderbilt describing the legal justification for pursuing election fraud cases in Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Letter from C. E. Blair to Jesse Barrett discussing the prospect of Barrett running for Missouri Governor and the political outlook in Laclede and Camden counties and in various St. Louis communities.

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Cartoons (Commentary)
Clippings

Political cartoon and statement criticizing Lloyd Stark, Democratic candidate for Missouri Governor over the party's alleged theft of pension funds.

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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.