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From Gertrude Wyatt to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Gertrude Wyatt to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing calm and "no opposition workers in the field" during the recent election.

From G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 26, 1934. Foree reports on John J. Cochran's political meeting in St. Louis of the previous evening and on Cochran's projected polling in St. Louis. He recounts, "They are claiming 10 to 1 of all the combined votes of [Jacob L.] Milligan and [Harry S.] Truman in the city." Foree also mentions that Cochran recently traveled to Kansas City to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast.

From G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from G. H Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 14, 1934. Foree speculates how the current field of U.S. Senate candidates for Missouri formed and who will win at election. He comments, "This coming primary is not one in which the choice of Democracy will win- it will be Boss manipulated."

From G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. in which Foree discusses the possible outcome of the U.S. Senate campaign in Missouri. He predicts Bennett C. Clark will be "diplomatic enough and spineless enough in case Thurman [Truman] is nominated and elected... to get in the good graces of 'Boss Tom.'"

From G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing young Mitchell, Jr. on May 9, 1934. Foree warns of Republican attacks on the Democratic administration in power and requests information concerning candidates for U.S. Senator in Missouri.

From G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from G. H. Foree to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on January 28, 1934. Foree comments that Bennett C. Clark supports the candidacy of Ruby Hulen since Hulen does not have the support of Thomas J. Pendergast and would not be beholden to him.

From Frederick R. Barkhurst to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from Frederick R. Barkhurst to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 18, 1935. Barkhurst praises Mitchell for his stance against Thomas J. Pendergast and encourages Mitchell to run for the next governor of Missouri.

From Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to Westbrook Pegler

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to Westbrook Pegler, newspaper columnist, on September 13, 1940. Mitchell informs Pegler of Senator Carl Hatch's ties to Thomas J. Pendergast and Harry S. Truman.

From Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to J. W. McCammon

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to J. W. McCammon on June 29, 1933. Mitchell suggests that McCammon travel to Kansas City to convince James P. Aylward, William T. Kemper, Sr., Thomas J. Pendergast, and Henry F. McElroy to write letter of support for McCammon for appointment to Assistant Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank in Springfield, Missouri.

From Eleanor W. Carroll to Katherine Stark

Letter from Eleanor W. Carroll to Mrs. Katherine Stark, regarding Katherine's husband Lloyd C. Stark's candidacy for governor. She discusses winning the support of Pike County voters, as well as an upcoming tea for the Democratic Women's Club, among other campaign issues.

From Edward P. Burton to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Edward P. Burton to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describes an encounter with Roy Sibley in which they discuss the candidates 1938 Senate Democratic primary: Bennett C. Clark, Roy McKittrick, and Joe Davis.

From Edgar Shook to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

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."