Koehler, Leo E.

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Longhand Note of Judge Harry S. Truman

A longhand note written by Harry S. Truman while he was a judge for Jackson County, Missouri. In this note, Truman exposes many of the names and relations of those involved with the Pendergast machine in Kansas City. Although supported by Pendergast, Truman comments on the machine thusly: "What chance is there for a clean honest administration of the city and county when a bunch vultures sit on the side lines and puke on the field[?]."

Hearsay and Impressions: The Alex Sachs Family and Harry S. Truman

Essay documenting the relationship between the author's father Alex Sachs and Harry S. Truman. The author addresses their first meeting, Pendergast Machine involvement, and immigration of family members from Germany to the United States. Howard Sachs also includes details of their relationship post-World War II.

1923 Map of Road Overseer Districts of Jackson County, Missouri

Map of Jackson County, Missouri, indicating surface conditions of roads, plus railroads, electric lines, streams, etc. Under title of map: "Leo E. Koehler. County Surveyor and Ex-officio County Highway Engineer of Jackson County, Missouri."

1922 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri

Map shows roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates type of road (macadam, graded, etc.), railroads, electric lines, section lines, and streams.

1921 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri

Map shows roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates type of road (macadam, graded, etc.), section lines, and streams.