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Labor Speaks, Vol. 1, No. 1, released in July, 1940. This special publication was created ahead of the 1940 Primary Election, August 6, as an advertisement for Truman's U.S. Senate campaign. This document focuses almost entitling on praising Harry S. Truman's character and political career as a friend of labor.

Letter from Lloyd Stark to Arthur Foster thanking him for sending the attached newspaper clipping about William Hirth, Stark's opponent in the race for governor.

Letter and newspaper clipping sent by J. R. Proctor to Governor Stark concerning the upcoming Senatorial race.

A Kansas CityJournal-Post opinion article by Westbrook Pegler arguing that in spite of rampant corruption, Thomas J. Pendergast's political machine thrives because "Mr. Pendergast runs a good town."

Booneville Daily News editorial expressing concern that voter fraud will be a problem in the upcoming gubernatorial election.

Anonymous letter complaining about the potential appointment of C. K. Burroughs to be the Business Manager of the Jackson County Home for the Aged.

Letter from Harry Pence to Missouri Governor Guy Park, accompanied by two newspaper articles about Harry Truman's candidacy for U.S. Senate.

Newspaper clipping of an article that describes Missouri Governor Guy Park's defense of the Kansas City Pendergast political machine in a recent speech.

A collection of newspaper article reproductions concerning Kansas City's Ten-Year Plan. Most of these Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times articles of 1929-1931 detail Conrad H. Mann's work with the Ten-Year Plan.

St. Louis Star-Times article about the 1936 investigation into election fraud, including a sketch of Pendergast by Thomas Hart Benton. The article reports Pendergast "said today that he had been investigated so often that 'one more doesn't bother me much.'" He argued that he had no idea of any election fraud.

Campaign letter, political advertisement and newspaper clipping in support of Harry S. Truman senatorial campaign.

Newspaper clipping, possibly from 1974, describing an incident during the Great Depression in 1934 when Kansas City's Democratic organization, or the Pendergast political machine, fed 5,000 families.