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Letter from James M. Pendergast to Lloyd C. Stark reporting that Tom Pendergast will be in the city on January 27 and would be glad to meet with him then.

Date: 
December 29th 1931

Letter of introduction from Jim Pendergast for Paul Dillon to Governor Guy B. Park.

Date: 
April 8th 1933

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Governor Guy Park recommending a Dr. Bourke for a position in the State Board of Health.

Date: 
August 19th 1933

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Fred Deuchler for a job in the state highway department.

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Governor Guy Park endorsing Harden Oliver for a post in the State Liquor Department.

Date: 
May 21st 1935

Telegram from Jim Pendergast to Governor Guy Park of Missouri asking that T. H. Cutler be retained as Chief Engineer.

Date: 
August 4th 1936

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park asking him to look into parole for Russell L. Miller.

Date: 
September 28th 1936

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park recommending R. Robert Cohn for an appointment to the Workmen's Compensation Commission.

Date: 
November 11th 1936

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park making an introduction of Edward S. Saighman.

Date: 
May 10th 1936

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Della Lapping for a clerical position in a state department.

Date: 
May 15th 1936

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Rufus Maddox for a position as Deputy Inspector.

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending George McGillen for a position as guard at the penitentiary.

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park making an introduction to Robert Esterly.

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Mildred Cherry for a position with a state department.

Note from Jim Pendergast to Allen, making introduction of Jasper De Maria and asking to get him in to see Governor Guy B. Park.

Photocopy of a letter from James M. Pendergast to his wife Kathleen Pendergast. He tells her that he will be traveling to Columbia, Missouri in the morning (July 6, 1934) for Harry S. Truman's senate campaign opening and a State Committee meeting. He then updates Kathleen on his plans for the next week and details of the past few days. The letter is written on Jackson Democratic Club letterhead that also includes Harry S. Truman and T. J. Pendergast as members of the executive board. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.

Date: 
July 5th 1934

Photocopy of a letter from James M. Pendergast to his wife Kathleen Pendergast in Lexington, Virginia. James explains the circumstances of John Lazia's death and mentions being there with him as he died in the hospital. James then updates her on other personal details. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.

Date: 
July 11th 1934

Photocopy of a letter from James M. Pendergast to his wife Kathleen Pendergast. James recounts the details of John Lazia's funeral which the local newspapers believe to be Kansas City's largest funeral gathering. He then updates Kathleen on his trip to Monroe County and on his upcoming trip with Harry S. Truman to Cameron, Missouri. The letter is written on Jackson Democratic Club letterhead that also includes Harry S. Truman and T. J. Pendergast as members of the executive board. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.

Date: 
July 13th 1934

Business card of "James M. Pendergast, Attorney at Law, 1209 Commerce Bldg., Kansas City Missouri. Phone Harrison 5166."

A letter from James M. Pendergast to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Pendergast requests information from Truman pertaining to a rumored rationing of radios and radio equipment due to the war effort. Pendergast seeks this information because he has "some friends here engaged in the wholesale radio distribution business."

Date: 
September 12th 1942
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.