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Letter to Lloyd Stark from a constituent disparaging R. Emmet O'Malley for his attempts to recover taxes from fraternal and social organizations.

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May 30th 1936

Letter from R. Emmet O'Malley referring to an enclosed letter from J. E. Dunne which responds to O'Malley's criticism of an editorial that appears in 'The Insurance Index.' Dunne's letter accuses O'Malley of corruption in the insurance industry and describes a recent letter from him as "the last wail of the dying calf."

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July 20th 1936

Letter from Missouri Congressman Thomas J. Daggs to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark assuring him of his support int he Democratic primary and warning of a challenge from Emmet O'Malley in November.

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August 1st 1936

Letter from Omar Robinson to candidate for Missouri governor, Lloyd Stark, advising him to speak out publicly against R. Emmet O'Malley, the Commissioner of Insurance.

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August 5th 1936

Letter from Fred Newberger to R. Emmet O'Malley expressing his suport for O'Malley's efforts to investigate and clean up insurance scams across Missouri.

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September 9th 1936

Letter frm J. R. Davis to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, offering his assessment of attitudes toward the campaign in his part of Missouri.

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October 3rd 1936

Letter from H. R. Conway to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark discussing potential difficulty winning Saline County, Missouri in the election.

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October 12th 1936

Letter and enclosed pamphlet entitled "The Truth" concerning Missouri Secretary of Insurance R. Emmet O'Malley and his supposed antipathy toward the Knights of Columbus.

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October 30th 1936

Letter from Cyril B. Brown to Samuel O. Hargus requesting an endorsement to Tom Pendergast for an appointment in R. Emmet O'Malley's insurance department.

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April 6th 1933

Letter from sitting Missouri Governor Guy Park to political boss Tom Pendergast, updating him on recent developments in the Governor's race of 1936

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July 31st 1936

Statement on behalf of Jesse Barrett describing a speech in which he criticizes R. Emmet O'Malley for his role in a fraternal organization insurance scandal.

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September 26th 1936

A brief letter and accompanying newspaper article from William Hirth to Jesse Bennett. The article concerns Missouri Governor Lloyd Stark's activities in opposition to the Pendergast Machine in Kansas City.

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March 18th 1938

Letter from Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett, detailing his knowledge of the workings of the Pendergast political machine in Kansas City, particularly as involves election and insurance fraud.

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April 14th 1938

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, about the effusive spending of city funds on the Kansas City Zoo, comparing the luxurious living conditions of a tiger there to many thousands of Kansas Citians with very poor housing and utilities, etc., including illustrative photos. Other featured articles include: “Arson Aylor” (p.

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June 14th 1935
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