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Unknown Republican publication without volume or issue identification with excerpts from several St. Louis newspapers about the corrupting influence of Tom Pendergast in Kansas City, including the accusation that he chose the Democratic nominee for Governor. Crimes committed by Johnny Lazia and others are also described. The Republican ticket for Missouri is included on page 3.

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Leaflet providing information on the Big Sister Club, a Kansas City organization providing housing for young business girls. The document details the cost of furnishings, officers of club, Big Sister Service Club officers, advisory board, and the hostess, Nellie Wolever.

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Unknown Republican publication without volume or issue identification with excerpts from several St. Louis newspapers about the corrupting influence of Tom Pendergast in Kansas City, including the accusation that he chose the Democratic nominee for Governor. Crimes committed by Johnny Lazia and others are also described. The last page is titled "Pendergast Gang is Strictly 'Business'" [this portion could not be scanned due to adhesive].

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Mailing to Kansas City Democratic voters, encouraging them to turn out early and vote for Lloyd C. Stark for Governor and Ernest S. Gantt for Supreme Court Judge of Missouri.

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Draft campaign materials for the James Douglas for Supreme Court campaign, including a statement written by Governor Lloyd C. Stark asserting that "the same political boss and the organization he dominates ... are trying to extend their sinister influence to our Supreme Court."

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Flyer advertising a kickoff party for the opening of the Riverside Race Track.

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Leaflet advocating a vote for James Douglas in the Missouri Supreme Court election in order to keep Clay County "free and peaceful." It states that "a vote for Billings means you approve the BOSS and also Crooked Elections, Vote Frauds, Red-Light Districts, Night Clubs with wide open gambling catering to your children ... and an army of hoodlums to force these conditions upon you."

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Political advertisement, disparaging Democratic candidate for governor, Lloyd C. Stark, for being endorsed by Tom Pendergast.

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Campaign materials promoting voter approval for civic improvement bonds in Kansas City on May 26, 1931.

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Leaflet with a cartoon advocating for airport bonds in Kansas City.

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Leaflet promoting Fred Whitten as the Coalition candidate for Kansas City mayor.

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Statement by William Hirth, publisher of The Missouri Farmer, discussing the recent Missouri Supreme Court primary election. He describes it as "the greatest blow ever struck for decent government in the history of Missouri" and demonstrating "that when the people finally tire of political bossism they can and will arise in their might, and smite it hip and thigh."

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.