Walnut Street

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Correspondence

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Rufus Maddox for a position as Deputy Inspector.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Edgar Shook to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on April 16, 1934. Shook agrees with Mitchell on the necessity of a Kansas City candidate for Senate that is not tied to the Pendergast machine. He then discusses possible candidates for said position. Despite the Pendergast machine victory during the recent Kansas City local election, Shook is confident that "the tragedies of election day sounded an endless knell to this machine."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Louis DeYoung to Tax Commissioner Jack Statpleton, asking if Governor Lloyd Stark would be able to speak at an upcoming meeting of the Reserve officer's Association.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lowell R. Johnson to 1936 Missouri gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett, indicating the presence of election fraud in Kansas City.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Frank Hilmes to Jesse Barrett, candidate for Missouri governor, advising him to seek a meeting with Roy Roberts of the Kansas City Star.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park recommending R. Robert Cohn for an appointment to the Workmen's Compensation Commission.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Articles of Agreement of City Beverage Company, Kansas City, Missouri. The document defines the company's capital stock, shares, and term length. The shareholders and board of directors are listed as Philip H. McCrory, William H. McCrory, Albert P. Spaar, and John Lazia. The articles then list the five purposes of the company.

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Photographs

Old municipal market and city hall in the process of being torn down for a new municipal market. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 5th Street and Walnut Street.

Genre: 
Miscellaneous Documents

Loan agreement between T.J. Pendergast, T.J. Pendergast Jr., and P.H. McCrory and the Commerce Trust Company.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from W. G. Lynch to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that while the August 2 election was cleaner than in the past, corruption still remains and that "liquor interests must be curbed and license laws enforced." Lynch also congratulations Stark on James Douglas's win in the Supreme Court vote, and writes that "the boss thrives on prestige and privilege... You have deflated him considerably. He is no longer unbeatable."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Edgar Shook to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. in which Shook speaks highly of Russell F. Greiner and Leland Hazard as anti-Pendergast activists in Kansas City, Missouri.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Joseph Werby to Lloyd Stark asking for a meeting about creating a slogan and signage for Stark's campaign for Missouri Governor.

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