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Correspondence

Telegram from August A. Busch of Anheuser-Busch to James A. Reed. Busch suggests that Reed contact Thomas J. Pendergast concerning "his men at Jefferson City". Busch says that "only one" is openly opposing prohibition.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Telegram to August A. Busch of Anheuser-Busch on behalf of James A. Reed. In his absence, the office of James A. Reed contacted Thomas J. Pendergast as requested by Busch and communicates that "he has been committed to Nelson since day after election."

Genre: 
Photographs

Photograph of the exterior of Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest from the intersection of 13th Street and Wyandotte Street. The building was constructed at a cost of $6,500,000.

Genre: 
Photographs

Photograph of the interior of Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City during President Franklin Roosevelt's address, October 13, 1936.

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Photographs

Photograph of the entrance to Jacob L. Loose Memorial Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the intersection of 51st Street and Wornall Road.

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Photographs

Architectural rendering of a planned United States Courthouse on Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) between 8th and 9th Street, to be completed by 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-northeast on 9th Street between Grand Avenue and Walnut Street.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Correspondence from Thomas Pendergast Jr. to Margaret Truman Daniel, likely dated after the 1973 publication of her biography about her father, Harry S. Truman. It is unclear if the note was ever delivered or if it remained in Pendergast Jr.'s possession. In it, Pendergast Jr. accuses Harry Truman and James M. Pendergast of betraying his father.

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Photographs

Executive committee at work in preparation of the Ten Year Plan in Kansas City.

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Leaflets

Campaign materials promoting voter approval for civic improvement bonds in Kansas City on May 26, 1931.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast regarding a conversation with Joe Shannon about Mr. Kingsley (probably George Kingsley).

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Photographs

Architect's model of the New Municipal Market which was planned to be completed in 1938 on the grounds of the demolished City Hall and Market.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast asking him to give consideration to J. J. Brink.

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