Essay documenting the role Ralph E. Truman and Olive L. Truman played in the 1934 U.S. Senatorial campaign in Missouri. Olive details how her and her husband helped Jacob L. Milligan with his campaign before learning that Ralph's cousin Harry S. Truman would enter as well. The two had committed themselves to the Milligan campaign and could not aid Harry. Olive also details tactics used by the Pendergast Organization during this campaign.
Letter from Lue C. Lozier to his father Ralph F. Lozier in which Lue updates Ralph on Thomas J. Pendergast's response to Ralph's letter. Lue relates the list of people Pendergast is currently willing to support for the 1934 U.S. Senate campaign. Lue then provides insight on the current intentions and patronage of those people, and offers advise of Ralph's next actions.
Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to S. J. Payne in which Lozier informs Payne that he should not send his recommendation of Payne to Thomas J. Pendergast, as it "would do no good and might do harm." Instead, he suggests procuring a recommendation from Mr. Fleming or Mr. Taaffe of Pendergast's organization.
Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Dave Morris of Nourse Oil Company in which Lozier affirms that he has voted against the oil tax. He then comments on Nourse Oil Company roadside advertisements claiming that "BUSINESS IS GOOD", despite Morris writing Lozier that the industry is hurting. Lozier claims that, "The Government has been doing business on a false basis for a number of years, spending money like a drunken sailor, and now has reached the pit of bankruptcy."
Telegram from Charles M. Howell to Ralph F. Lozier. Howell responds to Lozier's inquiry as to how to contact T. J. Pendergast concerning Lozier's candidacy for U.S. Senate. Howell suggests that Lozier telephones him.
Letter from William Hirth to Ralph F. Lozier. Hirth speculates that if James P. Aylward enters the U.S. Senatorial race, Hulen will not announce and Aylward would have the support of the Kansas City and St. Louis Democratic Organizations.
Telegram from Lue C. Lozier to his father Ralph F. Lozier. Lue informs Ralph that Harry S. Truman will become a candidate for U.S. Senate now that James P. Aylward renounced his intention to run. He says that Truman's alliances are unknown.
Letter from lawyer Scott R. Timmons to Ralph F. Lozier. Timmons informs Lozier of his meetings with Roy A. Roberts, Katherine W. Halterman, John Barker, John Dalton, and Lozier's sons. These meetings involved discussion of Lozier's proposed candidacy for the 1934 U.S. Senate.
Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to W. E. Barton of Houston, Missouri in which Lozier offers his condolences that Barton did not receive Thomas J. Pendergast's support of Barton's reelection. However, Lozier believes that the election will favor those already in office.