Wilson, Francis M.

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Unknown Republican publication without volume or issue identification with excerpts from several St. Louis newspapers about the corrupting influence of Tom Pendergast in Kansas City, including the accusation that he chose the Democratic nominee for Governor. Crimes committed by Johnny Lazia and others are also described.

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 16, 1932 showing the attendees of the funeral of Francis M. Wilson, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Missouri that year until his death. Those present include Tom Pendergast, Joe Shannon, Guy Park, Lloyd Stark, Thomas Bash, et al.

Clipping showing Tom Pendergast endorsing Charles M. Howell and Francis M. Wilson before Pendergast leaves for a vacation in Europe. Meanwhile, rural Democrats ask, "Where do we come in?"

Two letters from Lloyd C. Stark regarding Democratic candidate for Missouri Governor, Francis M. Wilson. The first was sent to Wilson, and refers to the enclosed second letter, which seeks to secure the campaign work of W. M. Ledbetter.

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.

Letter from Jacob L. Milligan to Guy B. Park discussing political "back-biting" in Missouri surrounding the funeral of Francis Wilson.

Letter from Missouri Senator Francis Wilson to W. T. Carrington, describing his attitude toward campaigning, party loyalty and Missouri political machines.

Volume 3, No. 10 of 'So The People May Know' and self-described "publication opposed to utility merchandising." The issue contains statement by each major candidate on the issue of utility merchandising.

Article from the 'Missouri Cash Book' criticizing the candidacy of Francis M. Wilson for Governor, mostly due to his associations with the Pendergast Machine of Kansas City.

Letter from Chester A. Franklin, editor of The Call newspaper, to Lloyd C. Stark. Franklin writes that "for Negroes, Missouri has two shortcomings which would disappear under strict enforcement of the law": education and public transportation.

Letter from Francis Wilson to Sparrel McCall regarding his ambitions for state office, and a recommendation to speak with Tom Pendergast about them, rather than seek introductions from a third party.

Letter from M. O. Biggs to Missouri candidate for Governor Francis Wilson, advising him that his opponent was making headway in the Southeast portion of the state.

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