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Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Lloyd C. Stark warning him of a potential situation of concern involving Matthew Murray, director of the state relief fund, and his concern that Murray "might be something sinister in the making."

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July 11th 1935

Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Lloyd C. Stark, advising Stark on strengthening certain political relationships for the upcoming campaign, including his connection with Jim Aylward. He also writes that Judge Ross "is one of the very last men T.J. consults with when making an important political move," and that he spoke with the judge about Stark.

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September 5th 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.

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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.

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September 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, congratulating Welch on the bird of his daughter.

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December 10th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch sending wishes for a merry Christmas and happy New year.

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December 20th 1935

Letter from Casimir J. Welch to Lloyd C. Stark, sending thanks for the jug of cider and inviting him to call on him when in Kansas City.

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December 14th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, writing that he is sending Welch a jug of cider made from his orchard's Golden Delicious apples.

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November 20th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch hoping that Mrs. Welch will recover quickly from an illness.

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July 9th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, writing that he is sending a gift of "a small fountain pencil" for Mrs. Welch.

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May 22nd 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, writing that he is sending a box of Golden Delicious and Staymared apples.

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Gil P. Bourke, acknowledging that Bourke will be taking over the political activities of Casimir Welch, and including a newspaper clipping about that handover.

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January 31st 1936

Letter from James McPherson Shockley to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, discussing the importance of keeping Democrats engaged, lest they assume victory for Stark.

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August 13th 1936

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post from May 20, 1936 showing attendees of the "Cradle of Missouri Democracy" rally in Fayette, Missouri. Pictured are Lloyd C. Stark, Katherine Stark, James P. Aylward, James M. Pendergast, John C. Stapel, W. L. Bouchard, Gil P. Bourk, and Max Asotsky.

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May 20th 1936

Clipping from Time (magazine) on February 22, 1937 detailing the election fraud that occured in Kansas City during the 1936 General Election. The article features extended quotes from Judge Albert L. Reeves concerning the election fraud, including the following: "We can't surrender the ballot boxes to thugs, gangsters and plug-uglies who patrol the streets with machine guns. We can't stand for that any longer." The article then provides a history of political corruption in Kansas City through 1936.

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February 22nd 1937
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