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Memoradum discussing plans for Lloyd Stark's gubernatorial campaign. It notes the importance of announcing the Pendergast endorsement quickly and openly "to prevent, as far as possible, a 'reconsideration' later." It also discusses plans for establishing Stark-for-Governor clubs throughout the state, establishing patronage, finance and executive committees, and how to deal with the likely anti-Pendergast movement.

Date: 
October 1935

Letter from Frank E Mitchell to Lloyd C. Stark reporting on support for Stark's candidacy from Saline County and elsewhere in the state. He suggests that Stark would win the St. Louis and out-state vote if he is opposed by the Pendergast machine.

Date: 
August 14th 1935

The full text of a speech given by Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark over radio at St. Louis station KSD on August 3, 1936 from 8:45-9 p.m.

Date: 
August 3rd 1936

Letter from Clarence Cannon to Lloyd Stark, recounting a speech by his Republican opponent, Jesse Barrett. The text discusses corruption under the Pendergast Machine and throughout the state, including insurance and pension fraud.

Date: 
September 12th 1936

Press release from democratic Headquarters which quotes extensively from gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark. Content largely counters the argument that Stark is beholden to the Pendergast political machine.

Date: 
October 29th 1936

Letter from John L. Clark to Guy B. Park regarding election fraud and demanding the ouster of Park's appointed election commissioners.

Date: 
August 17th 1936

Letter from John E. Robertson to Guy B. Park regarding violence and election fraud taking place at a March 6th primary election.

Date: 
March 13th 1934
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.