Milligan, Maurice M.

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From Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett

Letter from Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett, detailing his knowledge of the workings of the Pendergast political machine in Kansas City, particularly as involves election and insurance fraud.

From Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett

Letter from Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett describing his political activities over the years and his opposition to the Pendergast Machine in Kansas City.

From C. W. Greenwade to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from C. W. Greenwade to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 30, 1934. Greenwade reports that Maurice M. Milligan, Jacob L. Milligan, et al. would speak with Bennett C. Clark about appointing Greenwade to Post Master.

From Ashton Keith to Maurice M. Milligan

Letter from Ashton Keith to Maurice M. Milligan suggesting that if Milligan should run for governor instead of Senate if he wishes to continue working against the Pendergast machine. He also writes that Pendergast "WAS NOT AND IS NOT THE REAL BOSS," and that "the Machine is far more strongly entrenched in Kansas City ... than most people realize."

From Anonymous to Governor Stark

Anonymous postcard accusing Kansas City officials of misdeeds.

Crusade in Kansas City

Clipping from the Sunday Washington Star by O. K. Armstrong describing the Pendergast machine and efforts to take them down ahead of a March 1938 election.

Citizens' League Bulletin, No. 761

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article reporting on the 1936 Election Voter Fraud Trials and general corrpution in Kansas City. Other articles document the cost of crime, air transportation, tax dogers, economic plans, federal salaries, and Kansas City gambling.

"Let the Courts Do Their Duty," Boss Tom Says, "I Won't Squawk"

St. Louis Star-Times article about the 1936 investigation into election fraud, including a sketch of Pendergast by Thomas Hart Benton. The article reports Pendergast "said today that he had been investigated so often that 'one more doesn't bother me much.'" He argued that he had no idea of any election fraud.