Pendergast, James M.

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Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from William P. Harvey to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, asking that, along with James Aylward, Jim Pendergast also be invited to his "Corn Husking Bee" to avoid misinterpretation about his appearance alone.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Grover Childers to Governor Lloyd C. Stark reporting on current activities of the Pendergast machine, and opinions about Stark's efforts to clean up the police department. Childers also reports that President Roosevelt "is not in sympathy with political machines that defeat the public in elections."

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Correspondence

Letter from Dr. Grover Clay asking Lloyd Stark to intercede on his behalf to Jim Pendergast, and assure supporters of other candidates that they will not be punished for it.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Marie Plummer to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on February 2, 1937. Plummer reports that a friend, Clif Langsdale, was able to extend her employment as deputy clerk at the Kansas City Court of Appeals potentially until August 1, 1937. She recounts a conversation she had with Bland in which Bland does not believe the court to be influenced by Pendergast since the machine does not dictate opinions. However, Plummer believes the court to be compromised since all recently hired employees come with a Pendergast endorsement.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from James A. Reed to James M. Pendergast regarding a Mr. Jones attempting to be placed in a job for Matthew Murray.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, describing Thomas J. Pendergast Jr., his wife, Mary Louise Weyer Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast traveling to New York to see Thomas J. Pendergast, who recently underwent surgery.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Tom Pendergast, discussing the appointment of Scott Wilson to the highway commission and other political issues.

Genre: 
Correspondence

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards.

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Correspondence

Letter from Sam Hargus to U. A. McBride recommending that James Pendergast should meet with Governor Guy Park.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James Pendergast to schedule a meeting with Tom Pendergast.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ewing C. Bland to his uncle, Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on January 20, 1936. In Bland's lengthy response, he explains how the public views Bland and Mitchell to be connected politically, and how Mitchell consistently jeopardizes Bland by attacking the Kansas City organization for Mitchell's own political gain. Because of Bland's diminished political standing and Mitchell's public connection with Marie Plummer, it would be impossible to leverage for her reinstatement without being charged with nepotism.

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Correspondence

Letter from sitting Missouri Governor Guy Park to Jim Pendergast, indicating his desire to speak with incoming Governor Lloyd Stark about Pendergast's recommended appointment to the Workmen's Compensation Commission.

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