O'Malley, R. Emmet

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Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from sitting Missouri Governor Guy Park to political boss Tom Pendergast, updating him on recent developments in the Governor's race of 1936

Genre: 
Correspondence

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.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from H. R. Conway to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark discussing potential difficulty winning Saline County, Missouri in the election.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Superintendent of Insurance R. E. O'Malley to William J. McGinley, Supreme Secretary of the Knights of Columbus, accusing his organization of corruption and illegal political contributions.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Missouri Congressman Thomas J. Daggs to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark assuring him of his support int he Democratic primary and warning of a challenge from Emmet O'Malley in November.

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Correspondence

Letter from Governor Park to Tom Pendergast, asking him to read the list of Highway Department employess and identify each person's political affiliation.

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Postcards

Anonymous postcard accusing Kansas City officials of misdeeds.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from R. Emmet O'Malley, director of the Kansas City Water Department, to Robert E. Hannegan, regarding the candidacy of Mrs. McDaniels for statewide office. McDaniels was supported by "the St. Louis organization," and Tom Pendergast stated that he would not oppose their candidate. O'Malley writes that he "talked both with Jim Aylward and Senator Truman; both expressed themselves in accordance with Mr. Pendergast's views."

Genre: 
Pamphlets

Pamphlet written by Ewing Young Mitchell, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce in Franklin D. Roosevelt administration's first term. He asserts "[t]he first nomination for United States Senator of Harry S. Truman was stolen," and proceeds to argue that point. The Pendergast machine is described as "the most corrupt, the most brazen, gang of thieves who ever looted an American city," and describes the Pendergasts' businesses' activities and obstructions around the city.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Olive Turner to Governor Lloyd C. Stark saying "it seems a shame that law abiding, tax-paying citizens have to get under cover and write to their Governor in order to live in this town." She expresses concerns about corruption, particularly at the state cosmetology board and the County Home for the Aged.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from May Sommers, State Field Director of the Women's Benefit Association, informing members about a lawsuit brought against their society and other fraternal organizations in Missouri.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Joseph N. Breitenstein to George A. S. Robertson, superintendent at the Missouri Department of Insurance. Breitenstein writes to report on the state of the Missouri Supreme Court campaign in Lawrence, Barry, Stone, and Christian Counties. He writes that "Kansas City Boys" have been active in those areas and are "paid employees of T.J.," as well as his own campaign activities in those counties.

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