Pendergast, James M.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd Stark thanking Jimmie Hurst for passing along Tom Pendergast's words in a previous letter. Stark also indicates that he fought in a World War I battle with Jim Pendergast.

Genre: 
Correspondence

This letter from Kitchen recommends placing an advertisement in the 'Missouri Legionnaire' in response to one placed by his competitor in the gubernatorial primary. He concludes by encouraging Lloyd Stark to meet very soon with Tom Pendergast because he learned that the Kansas City strongman was soon to have surgery in New York.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. to his nephew, Kansas City Court of Appeals Judge Ewing C. Bland, on January 25, 1937. Mitchell asserts that Bland should resign as judge if Pendergast continues to influence the court. He then substantiates his claim by providing quotes from Bland and Marie Plummer. Mitchell also provides a case as to why Plummer should be retained in her clerical position at the Kansas City Court of Appeals.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Thelma Strauss to Sam Hargus asking for advice on getting a recommendation for a state job.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Tom Pendergast, including copies of letters to Senator Wilson and mentioning the upcoming Chicago Democratic Convention.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Governor Guy Park's Executive Clerk to James Pendergast, asking that Orland Yates be appointed to a post in Washington, D.C.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jim Hurst to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, updating him on Pendergast machine activities throughout the state. He reports that Tom Pendergast likes Stark very much and want to deliver Kansas City for him in the election.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Lewis Goodson. He informs Goodson that he has written to Judge Henry F. McElroy and James M. Pendergast in support of Goodson's continued employment on the Kansas City Police force.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Bennett C. Clark to James A. Reed. Clark discusses his announcement of his U.S. Senator campaign and a meeting he had with Thomas J. Pendergast. He mentions that Pendergast said he "uniformly pursued the rule of supporting any Kansas City candidate who did not happen to be personally offensive" to him.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park recommending R. Robert Cohn for an appointment to the Workmen's Compensation Commission.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Anonymous letter to Governor Stark complaining of voter fraud in Kansas City.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Clara S. MucCulley to Guy B. Park requesting work for a family member. She describes herself as having worked for Tom Pendergast but has been unable to speak with him due to his illness.

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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.
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