From Robert W. Tomlinson to Lloyd C. Stark

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Description: 

Letter from Robert W. Tomlinson of St. Joseph, Missouri to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, thanking him for the work he's done against the Pendergast Machine and encouraging him to continue, as well as requesting that Attorney General Roy McKittrick investgate corruption with the WPA program in St. Joseph. Tomlinson writes that "Pendergast rule here forced numbers of W.P.A. workers to vote against their best judgement in our city election" in April 1938, and lost their jobs if they did not vote the Pendergast line.

Addressee: 
Date: 
May 4th 1938
Modern Location: 
1604 S. 10th Street
St. Joseph, MO
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the State Historical Society of Missouri-Columbia. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the State Historical Society of Missouri-Columbia.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
Stark, Lloyd Crow (1886-1972), Papers, 1931-1941, C0004-f04029
Digital Object Identifier: 
SHSMO-C0004-F04029-0003
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
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