Pendergast, James M.

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Photograph with caption, describing Thomas J. Pendergast's abrupt decision to end his tour of Europe because of the illness of his wife, Carolyn Elizabeth Pendergast.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jimmie Hurst to Lloyd Stark, warning him about the activities of Roger Taylor who, among other things, was setting up phony Stark clubs in order to steal contributions intended for the campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter to Lloyd Stark offering assurances and advice about his campaign for Missouri governor.

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Correspondence

Report from William Kitchen on the status of Lloyd Stark's gubernatorial campaign in various communities across Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Jim Pendergast, making a gift of a jug of Golden Delicious apple cider from Stark's orchard.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Fred Deuchler for a job in the state highway department.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.