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Democratic National Co...
Charles M Harvey
Floyd E Sageser
1900 National Democratic Party Convention
File contains photos and information on the 1900 Democratic National Convention in Kansas City at Convention Hall.
Binders Full of Allegations
November 1-7, 2012
Article describes allegations and a formal complaint made against Jacob Turk to the Federal Election Commission by Stephen Bough. Bough describes various alleged wrongdoings committed by Turk during his...
Biography of Louis Oppenstein (1875-1938), Jeweler
Communist Party (Kansas City, Missouri)
Convention Hall, Interior
Two postcards of the Convention Hall and its interior.
Democratic Midterm Convention
May 27, 1905
File contains photos and information on the 1974 Democratic National Midterm Convention in Kansas City.
Eugene Debs and Socialism
Review of the book by Ray Ginger, "The Bending Cross," about the political career of Socialist Workers Party founder Eugene Debs and the Midwestern socialist movement centered in Girard, Kansas, starting...
Former Kansas Citian Diagnoses the G. O. P.
File containing a review of "Republicanism Reappraised," a book by Roland Stromberg, a college history teacher born in Kansas City in 1916 and raised here.
Highlights in First Century of Kansas: Years of Struggle End with Good Years Ahead for Kansas
File containing a photo and article about "Jeremiah Simpson, a leader of the Populist cause in Kansas, known to the electorate of his day as 'Sockless Jerry.'" Bios of other late 19th century figures such...
Kansas City, Mo.
Article about the presidential, gubernatorial and senatorial elections, focusing on the importance of the votes of Missouri's pivotal "two big cities--Kansas City and St. Louis," discussing Republican...
Kansas Socialist Party
Folder contains photocopied newspaper clippings, flyer publications, correspondence, newsletters, and a certified Kansas state paper concerning the Socialist Party in Kansas.
Mary E. Lease and the Populists: A Reconsideration
Article about the private and public life of Mary E. Lease, "one of the most controversial leaders of the People’s Party." Lease became an outspoken critic of the Populist party after many of her political...
Article providing an extensive history of the state and territory of Missouri, starting in the 1500s with Spanish explorers and French explorers and fur traders in the 1600s-1700s and including topics...
Photo and biographical article about Woody Overton, a prominent local political advisor and campaign leader for the Democratic Party. Description of his life and career, leading campaigns since the early...
Political Parties, Elections, and the General Assembly in Missouri
Research report on the potential need for restructuring the voting districts in Missouri to allow for more equal representation for voters across the state, by demographics and political affiliation, showing...
Full-page photo and caption about the 1928 Republican National Convention in Kansas City at Convention Hall at 13th and Central Streets, "including the huge eagle suspended above 13th Street" made of crystal...
Republican National Convention
Entire issue devoted to aspects of the national political convention to elect the Republican nominee for the President of the United States.
SC103 Republican National Convention (1976) Collection Finding Aid
This artificial collection contains various items pertaining to the 1976 Republican National Convention held in Kansas City, Missouri, at Kemper Arena. Items range from newspaper clippings to campaign...
The Background of Populism in Kansas
Article about the origins of populism (the later People's Party or Populist Party) in Kansas starting with "the economic condition of the western farmers in the decade beginning with the year 1885," following...
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