Park, Guy B.

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Correspondence

Response letter from Governor Guy Park to James Hurst, stating that he had overlooked his recommendation from Tom Pendergast when appointing the Secretary of the State Athletic Commission.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Resolution passed by "a body of Republicans and other patriotic citizens" repudiating First Ward Committeeman Ray Horton "because of his many acts in aiding and abetting the Lazia-McElroy-Pendergast machine," voter fraud, and demanding that Governor Guy Park take steps to clean up the Board of Election Commissioners in Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Letter from Hiram Chinn of Springfield to Missouri Governor Guy Park, explaining why Greene County voters did not strongly come out in support of Harry Truman for Senator.

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Correspondence

Letter from Tom Pendergast to Governor Guy Park of Missouri, recommending Mr. Herman Fram for a state job.

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Correspondence

Letter from J. B. Crow to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, stating his initial suspicion of Stark as a Pendergast candidate, but upon discovering his middle name was Crow, "said if you had the same blood in you that all the Crows that I knew that you was your own man." He also describes the influence of the Pendergast machine in Plattsburg.

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Correspondence

Letter from Governor Park to Tom Pendergast of Kansas City, providing an introduction for Shaffer Lann.

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Correspondence

Response letter from U. A McBride to Governor Park's secretary Sam Hargus in which he emphasizes his affiliation with Tom Pendergast and seeks a job.

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Correspondence

Response from Governor Guy Park to Tom Pendergast, indicating that he will look into the situation with Central College of Osteopathy as requested.

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Correspondence

Letter from Harry S. Truman, presiding judge of the Jackson County Court to Missouri Governor Guy Park, expressing his support for recent budget legislation.

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Correspondence

Letter from John E. Robertson to Guy B. Park regarding violence and election fraud taking place at a March 6th primary election.

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Correspondence

Letter from Hugh O'Connor to Guy B. park demanding an investigation into the August 4, 1936 primary election and the ouster of the election commissioners and election judges and clerks.

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Correspondence

Letter from John Smith to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, concerned about similar violence and intimidation in the upcoming election as has occurred in the past, and encouraging the governor to send the National Guard into Kansas City to ensure enforcement. Smith reports that Machine workers have told him that the last election, where "intimidations, slugging and even killing took place," was "a Sunday School affair compared to what is coming."

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