Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

The State Historical Society of Missouri-Columbia

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Correspondence

Letter from Dr. Charles D. Osborne to Lloyd C. Stark, prior to his election as governor. Osborne discusses local political figures who have gone out of Pendergast's favor, namely Judge Monroe, "who is now completely out of the organization's confidence and trust." Osborne recommends aligning with candidate Henry Salveter, around whom "there will be a strong centralization of power," and "who will support your cause to the fullest."

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Correspondence

Letter from Ernest O. Boone, principal of the Dunbar School, to Lloyd C. Stark congratulating Stark on his election as Director of the State Chamber of Commerce, as well as discussing African-American politics in Missouri.

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Correspondence

Brief letter from Pendergast to Stark recommending a publication, "The Missouri Review."

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd Stark to Ruby Henshaw commenting on her recent vote in elections. Stark also recounts meeting Tom Pendergast at the funeral of Senator Francis Wilson, in response to her mention of a newspaper photograph.

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Correspondence

Letter from a WPA foreman indicating his ability to get out the vote for Stark in the upcoming election for Governor, and complimenting Stark on his Pendergast endorsement.

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Correspondence

Letter from Charles W. Longley, editor of 'The Rockville Leader' to Lloyd Stark, candidate for Governor of Missouri. Longley encourages Stark to fight the influence of the Pendergast regime in Western Missouri, as many citizens resent their corrupt practices.

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Correspondence

Letter congratulating Lloyd Stark on garnering the political support of Tom Pendergast in the governor's race of 1936.

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Correspondence

Letter from Fielding Stapleton to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, informing him of the broad level of support in Gentry and surrounding counties, in light of tom Pendergast's endorsement. Stapleton reports that he tells friends "that you are not a 'machine' candidate but rather that you are a candidate picked by the out State Democrats of Missouri who happen to have 'machine' backing."

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Correspondence

Letter to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark advising him as to the status of support for his campaign in various Missouri communities and the likely performance of William Hirth in the race. Brisley added as a postscript: "Please destroy."

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Correspondence

Letter from H. R Conway of Marshall, Missouri updating gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark on the status of his campaign in Saline County.

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Advertisements

Political advertisement in the form of a letter to Missouri voters which characterizes Lloyd Stark as a corrupt affiliate of the Pendergast machine.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Resolution from the Democratic Central Committee of Stone County, Missouri, endorsing Lloyd Stark for Governor.

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