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Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Clark regarding potential rivals in the campaign for governor, including Frank Harris.

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July 17th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to R. P. Spencer, thanking him for his advice and reporting that he thinks Senator Bennett Clark will be friendly to his campaign. He also mentions contacts in Howard County and Arrow Rock.

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July 5th 1935

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Clark discussing campaign logistics and courtesies and how various state politicians feel about his candidacy. He also discusses campaigning in Arrow Rock and Jefferson City, and warns that "a faction in St. Louis, friends of Igoe, and ... of Mayor Dickmann, wish to throw their support to some candidate, other than the one supported by Pendergast."

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June 29th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to R. P. Spencer, writing that he does have friends within the Pendergast organization but that he does "not intend to be a candidate of any faction or section, but of the whole Democratic Party in Missouri."

Date: 
June 22nd 1935

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark discussing Stark's prospects and whether or not he will received Pendergast's support.

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June 14th 1935

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark regarding a Democratic picnic in Arrow Rock and a rumor that Stark had been affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan.

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June 4th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Chester A. Franklin, editor of The Call newspaper, offering to discuss further his suggestions "concerning the need of better educational facilities for the Negroes in Missouri."

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November 13th 1935

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.

Date: 
November 11th 1935

Publication containing excerpts from newspapers throughout the state with endorsements and positive reports for Stark's candidacy for governor.

Date: 
1935

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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November 20th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James Pendergast, discussing upcoming campaign activities, including a Young Democratic Club Rally in Joplin, and a party he is holding at home ahead of the State Cornhusking Contest.

Telegram from Lloyd C. Stark to James Pendergast, inviting Pendergast to join a group to visit Stark and attend the Missouri State Corn Husking Contest.

Date: 
October 28th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James Pendergast, writing that he is sending a gift of a "small white pencil" to Mrs. Pendergast.

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May 21st 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Tom Pendergast congratulating him on the birth of a granddaughter.

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December 1st 1934

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

Date: 
November 20th 1935

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

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September 1935

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

Date: 
November 1935

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards, along with an example form letter to be send in advance.

Date: 
September 1935

Letter from H. C. Kemper to Lloyd C. Stark congratulating him on the success he is having on achieving the Democratic nomination for governor, and offering his help in north and central Missouri.

Date: 
November 27th 1935

Letter from Heine Rix to Lloyd C. Stark regarding Pendergast influence in the appointment of the St. Joseph postmaster and other local political news.

Date: 
December 10th 1935

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