Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression
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Letter from J. T. Pinnell to Governor Lloyd Stark identifying persons in McDonald County who worked against Republican interests in recent elections. Pinnell describes the Pendergast machine as a "hydra headed monster."

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August 5th 1938

Letter from J. T. Pinnel to the Governor's Secretary, J. D. James regarding a speech given by the Governor in Pineville, Missouri the previous day, as well as the distribution of Billings campaign materials.

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July 28th 1938

Letter from C.M. Fleming to Governor Stark regarding county political races in and around Versailles, Missouri. Fleming identifies Pendergast-aligned state employees and recommends one for dismissal.

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August 5th 1938

Letter from Circuit Court Judge Elmer Faris to Governor Stark referencing associated newspaper accounts of the recent death of a Circuit Court Judge in Tarkio, Missouri.

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April 7th 1938

Letter from Elmer Ferris to Governor Lloyd C. Stark regarding a crime that took place in Tarkio, MO.

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March 11th 1938

Letter from Mr. and Mrs. James Fox to Governor Stark discouraging the appointment of a Pendergast-affiliated judge.

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December 11th 1939

Letter from A. J. Wilson of Lupus, Missouri outlining desireable candidates to fill a judge vacancy.

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December 4th 1939

Letter and newspaper clipping sent by J. R. Proctor to Governor Stark concerning the upcoming Senatorial race.

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December 3rd 1939

Letter from Glidewell to Governor Stark encouraging him to consider running in the upcoming 1940 presidential election.

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August 3rd 1938

Letter from Glidewell to Governor Stark stating encouraging him to resist appointing a Pendergast-affiliated Judge and to appoint him to a post.

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July 25th 1938

Letter from the Governor to Roy Glidewell, thanking him for his previous letter regarding Judge Dearing.

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July 22nd 1938

Letter from Roy Glidewell asking governor Stark to acknowledge his previous letter and indicate a timeline for appointing a vacant judgeship.

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July 8th 1938

Letter from the Governor to Roy Glidewell, thanking him for his previous letter.

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July 6th 1938

Letter from Roy E. Glidewell to Governor Stark about the vacancy of the 21st Judicial Circuit Court Judge.

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June 30th 1938

Letter from Roy E. Glidewell continuing the theme of the previous day's letter, outlining what he would do if appointed to the 21st Circuit Court Judgeship.

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June 28th 1938

Letter from Roy E. Glidewell to Governor Lloyd Stark formally asking to be appointed to the vacant 21st Circuit Court judgeship.

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June 27th 1938

Letter from Roy E. Glidewell to Stark's campaign manager Col. W. L. Bouchard.

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June 9th 1938

Letter from Kansas City resident David C. Bagby which claims that, despite some reforms, the Pendergast machine still controls the city, particularly the jobs.

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June 11th 1939

Letter from a construction foreman praising Gov. Stark for removing a Pendergast affiliate from the role of WPA Director. The letter outlines corruption taking place on a site at the River Des Peres near St. Louis.

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June 19th 1939

Brief letter that claims that federal spending in Platte County is completely run by Pendergast affiliates.

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June 21st 1939

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