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Harris-Kearney House

Circa 1920 photograph with full, front view of the Harris (Kearney) House at its original location at Westport Avenue (now Westport Road) and Main Street. This vantage point faces southeast from Westport Avenue just east of Main Street. The house was moved to 40th Street and Baltimore Avenue in 1922.

Goodenow Textile Company Building

Photograph of the Goodenow Textile Company building, located on the west side of Main Street between 37th Street and 38th Street.

From Thomas J. Pendergast to Harry H. Woodring

Letter from Thomas J. Pendergast to Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring in which Pendergast introduces Howard M. Smith, "a member of my [Pendergast's] organization," for the purpose of discussing Black state schools in Kansas.

From Thomas Finnigan to Sam Hargus

Letter from Thomas J. Finnigan to Sam Hargus, personal secretary to Governor Park, in which he mentions a racing tip he gave to the Governor and others.

From Paul G. Koontz to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Paul G. Koontz to Governor Lloyd C. Stark regarding the activities of election clerks and precinct captains in local elections. He is concerned that "Charter Party precinct captains insist on accompanying [election] clerks," and believes "the Election Board has the situation well in hand."

From Nat Spencer to the Kansas City Anti-Vice Society

An update to the Kansas City Anti-Vice Society about improvements in Kansas City vice conditions, from Nat Spencer, secretary. He reports that "a great many shacks of houses formerly used for disreputable purposes are torn down," "indecent shows are receiving the attention of the vice squad," and "public gambling houses are closed."

From Jim Pendergast to Guy Park

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Governor Guy Park recommending a Dr. Bourke for a position in the State Board of Health.

From Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Della Lapping for a clerical position in a state department.

From Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park making an introduction of Edward S. Saighman.

From Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Fred Deuchler for a job in the state highway department.

From James M. Pendergast to Kathleen Pendergast

Photocopy of a letter from James M. Pendergast to his wife Kathleen Pendergast. James recounts the details of John Lazia's funeral which the local newspapers believe to be Kansas City's largest funeral gathering. He then updates Kathleen on his trip to Monroe County and on his upcoming trip with Harry S. Truman to Cameron, Missouri. The letter is written on Jackson Democratic Club letterhead that also includes Harry S. Truman and T. J. Pendergast as members of the executive board. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.

From James M. Pendergast to Kathleen Pendergast

Photocopy of a letter from James M. Pendergast to his wife Kathleen Pendergast. He tells her that he will be traveling to Columbia, Missouri in the morning (July 6, 1934) for Harry S. Truman's senate campaign opening and a State Committee meeting. He then updates Kathleen on his plans for the next week and details of the past few days. The letter is written on Jackson Democratic Club letterhead that also includes Harry S. Truman and T. J. Pendergast as members of the executive board. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.