Stark, Lloyd C.

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Correspondence

Letter from Charles Leedy to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, providing his assessment of the campaign in various counties.

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Correspondence

Letter from Joseph Werby to candidate for Missouri governor, Lloyd Stark. Werby states his affiliation with Tom Pendergast and offers to create slogans and billboard advertising for Stark's campaign.

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Correspondence

Letter from an unknown constituent in Kansas City complaining about the illegal activities of a pool hall in northeast Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Anonymous letter to Lloyd Stark complaining that Protestant residents of Kansas City cannot find work.

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Correspondence

Letter from Joseph Morton to Guy Park, accompanying a copy of a letter sent to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, stressing the need for action regarding allegations of election fraud in recent Kansas City primaries.

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Pamphlets

Pamphlet written by Ewing Young Mitchell, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce in Franklin D. Roosevelt administration's first term. He asserts "[t]he first nomination for United States Senator of Harry S. Truman was stolen," and proceeds to argue that point. The Pendergast machine is described as "the most corrupt, the most brazen, gang of thieves who ever looted an American city," and describes the Pendergasts' businesses' activities and obstructions around the city.

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Correspondence
Clippings

Letter and newspaper clipping sent by J. R. Proctor to Governor Stark concerning the upcoming Senatorial race.

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Correspondence

Letter signed by "A Republican Supporter" offering a tip about a corrupt construction scheme involving Pendergast supporters.

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Periodicals

Kansas City Police Department newsletter from October 1940, sent to "leading Kansas Citians." The newsletter describes programs to protect local children from traffic and "exhibitionists and moral lepers," to eliminate marijuana growing within the city limits, and police training. It also includes information about the American Youth Club, the Kansas City Police Band, and the Police Quartet winning 4th place in the National Barber Shop Quartet Contest at the New York World's Fair.

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Correspondence

Letter from Robert W. Tomlinson of St. Joseph, Missouri to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, thanking him for the work he's done against the Pendergast Machine and encouraging him to continue, as well as requesting that Attorney General Roy McKittrick investgate corruption with the WPA program in St. Joseph. Tomlinson writes that "Pendergast rule here forced numbers of W.P.A. workers to vote against their best judgement in our city election" in April 1938, and lost their jobs if they did not vote the Pendergast line.

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Correspondence

Letter from Frank K. Ashby to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that Stark (and Judge James Douglas) do not have the support of a Pendergast-allied group in his county. Ashby suggests that if Stark "can shift the positions or take away the appointments of some of the men you know are not for you, or anything you want, you will make it much easier to control this section almost solidly."

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Correspondence

Letter from Mr. Shackelford to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing support for Supreme Court candidate James Douglas in the counties of southwest Missouri, and the lack of of an existing organization in that area to support their candidates.

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