Hirth, William

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From Frederick E. Whitten to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from Frederick E. Whitten to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on March 19, 1940. Whitten responds to William Hirth's suggestion that he run for office in the 1940 election.

From Frank F. Page to William A. Kitchen

Letter from Frank Page to William Kitchen in response to a previous letter. Page indicates that an unnamed person, mentioned in an earlier clipping, does not work, and does not farm in particular.

From Fr. Theon Schoen to Lloyd Stark

Letter from Fr. Theon Schoen to Lloyd Parks, assuring him that all Democrats and many Republicans intend to vote for him in the gubernatorial election.

From Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to William Hirth

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to William Hirth, publisher and managing editor of The Missouri Farmer, on May 29, 1940. Mitchell discusses Thomas J. Pendergast and James A. Farley stance in relation to the presidential candidacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932.

From Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to William Hirth

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to William Hirth, publisher and managing editor of The Missouri Farmer, on April 20, 1940. Mitchell supports Lloyd C. Stark's efforts to dismantle the Pendergast Machine, but says that he cannot endorse Stark or anyone else that supports the New Deal. Mitchell also states that "The machine is by no means dead," and that it "is very much alive, not only in Kansas City, but throughout the state." He then provides his opinion on the outlook of the upcoming election for U.S. Senator from Missouri.

From Ernest O. Boone to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Ernest O. Boone to Lloyd C. Stark reporting that the statewide Negro Democratic Convention voted to endorse Stark's candidacy for governor.

From Ernest O. Boone to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Ernest O. Boone to Lloyd C. Stark discussing the need for "a better Lincoln University for the Negro Youth of the state" and information about the gubernatorial race.

From Dr. H. Kirkendall to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Dr. H. Kirkendall to Lloyd C. Stark reporting on the political outlook in Oregon County.

From Clarence Cannon to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Clarence Cannon to Lloyd C. Stark reporting on a dinner with William Hirth where Hirth expressed his intention of running for governor and described what he believed Stark's vulnerabilities were. He also writes that Hirth told him "that he does not intend to indulge in personalities and expects to confine himself to the issues of the campaign -- unless he is himself attacked on personal grounds."

From C. E. Blair to Jesse Barrett

Letter from C. E. Blair to Jesse Barrett discussing the prospect of Barrett running for Missouri Governor and the political outlook in Laclede and Camden counties and in various St. Louis communities.

From C. A. Franklin to Guy Park

Letter from Chester Franklin, editor of "The Call" calling his attention to an enclosed article about Tom Pendergast.

From Ben Hulse to Lloyd Stark

Letter from Ben Hulse of Hannibal, Missouri discussing the affect of the fraternal insurance affair on support for Stark in the gubernatorial primary.