Barrett, Jesse W.

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Statement on behalf of Jesse Barrett describing a speech in which he criticizes R. Emmet O'Malley for his role in a fraternal organization insurance scandal.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jesse Barrett to David M. Proctor indicating his desire to clean up Kansas City and rid the state of the influence of the Pendergast Machine.

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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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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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Letter and document written by Jesse Barrett providing a positive accounting of the career of U.S. District Judge Merrill E. Otis of Kansas City.

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Letter from W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark, discussing Stark's opponents' attempts to slur him with his Pendergast connection, but says "the fact is that the Pendergast issue is not hurting us."

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Letter and attached photograph from L. L. Hixon to Lloyd Stark, reporting on the state of Stark gubernatorial campaign in his area of Missouri. The photo depicts a group of sailors on ship wearing uniforms

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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

This letter from Kitchen recommends placing an advertisement in the 'Missouri Legionnaire' in response to one placed by his competitor in the gubernatorial primary. He concludes by encouraging Lloyd Stark to meet very soon with Tom Pendergast because he learned that the Kansas City strongman was soon to have surgery in New York.

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Correspondence

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

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Correspondence

Letter from William Kitchen in which he states his ideas for handling Lloyd Stark's opponent in an upcoming speech.

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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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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.