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Letter from William A. Kitchen to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Kitchen updates Truman on General Joe Keenan's visit to Kansas City on May 14, 1938. As requested by Truman, Kitchen mentioned to Keenan that Fred Canfill would be an excellent pick for U.S. Marshall at Kansas City.

Letter from W. F. Woodruff to Harry S. Truman in which Woodruff attaches Democratic Union cards. Woodruff then requests the return of signed membership cards of new Democratic Union members that Truman recommended.

Letter from City Manager Henry Francis McElroy to Harry S. Truman in which McElroy states his intention on visiting Truman while Truman is at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Shannon C. Douglass in which Truman informs Douglass that he has met with Lou Holland. Holland recommends that "Kansas City take over both air plane landing fields - the one at Grandview and also the one at Greenwood."

Letter from Laborers Local No. 303 President A. G. Webb to Harry S. Truman. This letter serves as a declaration of support for Harry S. Truman from the Laborers Local No. 303 in Truman's campaign for Eastern Jackson County Judge.

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Independence, Missouri to his wife Bess in Biloxi, Mississippi. In this letter, Truman updates Bess on personal matters and then comments that, "This has been a dizzy week. Every day I've been listening to the woes of the taxpayers and getting no where.

Jackson County, Missouri courthouse building as it looked in Kansas City about 1936. Harry S. Truman, as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, was instrumental in the building of the courthouse.

Letter from Harry S. Truman at the Lafayette in Little Rock, Arkansas to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri.

Speech made by Kansas City Mayor Bryce B. Smith to the South Central Business Association on October 30, 1934. Smith addresses the improvement projects he has planned for the city as part of the 10-Year Plan.

Letter from P. C. Carlock to William A. Kitchen in which Carlock informs Kitchen of his desire to be the sub-carrier in Greenfield, Missouri. Carlock asks him if he may be able to help him procure the position.

Letter from Joseph F. Keirnan, Director of the Department of Liquor Control of Kansas City to attorney Jerome K. Walsh. Keirnan talks of his meeting with former North Side [Columbus Park] precinct captain Johnnie Cozzi.

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.