Postcard of the Convention Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 13th and Central Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. F.R. Chantry of Malvern, Iowa from an attendee at the 1928 National Republican Convention.
Letter from John S. Bates to Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett describing the support for his campaign in Kansas City.
Letter from Henry Bundschu to Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett, describing his prospects for winning the election and the political outlooks in Kansas City and St. Louis in particular.
Letter from H. R. Walmsley to Jesse Barrett in which he discusses the proposition of Barrett running for Governor of Missouri on the Republican ticket.
Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Tom Pendergast, including copies of letters to Senator Wilson and mentioning the upcoming Chicago Democratic Convention.
Letter from Ray B. Horton to Governor Park indicating his strong support for the upcoming bond election.
Letter from David M. Proctor to Jesse Barrett discussing the Republican factions in Kansas City, particularly those who are aligned with the Pendergast Machine.
Letter from Clyde Tuck to Jesse Barrett discussing Barrett's prospects if he should decide to run for Missouri Governor on the Republican ticket.
Text of a speech given by William E. Byers in Slater, Missouri on April 20, 1939. It discusses the activities of the Pendergast political machine and his hope for a future government based on "Americanism."