Park, Guy B.

Displaying 49 - 60 of 210
Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Amos E. Alexander to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, professing support for James M. Douglas, but expressing concern for the number of Pendergast appointees in state offices and the poor administration of pensions to retirees, reporting "one old fellow over eighty one years old draws only ten dollars a month."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park making an introduction to Robert Esterly.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Guy Peabody to Governor Park describing the corrupt practices surrounding the upcoming election on November 3, 1936, and demanding action from him.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Harry S. Truman to Guy B. Park reporting that some state employees say that they like Truman but will vote for Cochran and asking for Park for help increase his support.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Response letter from Governor Park to Guy Peabody assuring him that Kansas City would experience clean election on November 3 and citing problems during a 1928 election.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from J. E. Connor to Guy B. Park regarding his application for a job and the endorsements he has and is seeking from Pendergast and others.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Roy Guyton, certified public accountant, referring to recommendations that his firm be hired to audit the books of state governmental departments.

Genre: 
Miscellaneous Documents

Confidental memorandum regarding Pendergast machine activities. The memo mentions patronage from the current governor, internal feuds, the State Highway Department, and advises allying Jim Aylward because "[Tom Pendergast] is slipping [and] Young Jim incompetent."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Rich Correll to Governor Park referencing an attached editorial which excoriates the Kansas City Star for its supposed anti-Democratic leanings.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Bennett C. Clark to Lloyd Stark regarding the appointment of Harold Brown.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from J. O. L. Goggin to Lloyd C. Stark encouraging Stark to run for governor. He writes that "now is the time to make up your mind so that the 'powers' in the party can be rounded up and properly organized."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Chas. A. Orr to Guy B. Park discussing Republican employees in his law office and listing their recommendations and endorsements, as well as noting that current judges and clerks were primarily commissioned by the prior election board.

Pages

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.