Park, Guy B.

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Letter from Harry S. Truman in Independence, Missouri to his wife Bess in Biloxi, Mississippi. In this revealing letter, Truman provides a detailed update on politics in Kansas City and says, "The Star is making a goat of me--not a Pendergast goat either but a tax goat. I'll lick the whole gang yet and make 'em like it."

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Correspondence

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending George McGillen for a position as guard at the penitentiary.

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Correspondence

Letter from Robert A. Cummins to Governor Park, asking for details on his recent appointment in the Missouri Department of Food and Inspection.

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Correspondence

Letter from John K. Walsh to Lloyd C. Stark discussing the favorable prospects for Stark's candidacy in most of the state outside of St. Louis, as well as issues with the WPA.

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Correspondence

Letter from E. Mont. Reily to Lloyd C. Stark, vowing to support the candidate backed by Tom Pendergast if he doesn't like the candidate nominated by the Republican party.

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Correspondence

Letter from Fred Klein to Guy Park, asking the Missouri Governor for a letter of introduction to Tom Pendergast of Kansas City.

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Correspondence
Miscellaneous Documents

Letter from Louise Park of the Kansas City Division of the Jackson County Emergency Relief Committee to Missouri Governor Guy Park, reporting on the status of various projects.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Della Lapping for a clerical position in a state department.

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Correspondence

Letter from Missouri Governor Guy Park asking Jim Pendergast to investigate a candidate for a state job who hails from Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Letter of introduction for H. K. Ferrell from Missouri Governor Guy Park to Tom Pendergast of Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Telegram from the Community Party of Kansas City to Governor Guy Park noting interference and assault by the Kansas City Police Department while the party was distributing campaign literature.

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Correspondence

Letter from Tom Boydston to Guy B. Park about an article in a Massachusetts newspaper about Pendergast's control over Kansas City. He writes "that the real reason that Tom Pendergast has a hold on the people of Kansas City, is that he is a real benefactor, feeds the hungry, clothes the naked, and puts money in the pocket of the down and out fellow." He claims that "we of Platte County origin hate 'Old John Brown'," the abolitionist.

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