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Letter from W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark, discussing Stark's opponents' attempts to slur him with his Pendergast connection, but says "the fact is that the Pendergast issue is not hurting us."

Date: 
October 2nd 1936

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark advising him not to get involved in accusations of voting irregularities in the recent Missouri statewide election.

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August 17th 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.

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September 12th 1936

Letter from Claude Findly to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark pledging his support for his campaign and discussing the general sentiment in St. Louis.

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September 21st 1936

Letter from H. R, Conway to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, reporting on a campaign rally by his opponent, Jessee Barrett.

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October 21st 1936

Letter from William P. Harvey to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, describing the situation with Missouri pensions and voting irregularities as they pertain to the campaign.

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August 19th 1936

Transcript of a speech given by candidate Lloyd Stark on the eve of the Missouri elections. The speech was given over KSD radio on Monday, Nov. 2 from 4:45 to 5 p.m.

Date: 
November 2nd 1936

Letter from H. R. Walmsley to Jesse Barrett in which he discusses the proposition of Barrett running for Governor of Missouri on the Republican ticket.

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December 20th 1935

Letter from John Alpes to Jesse W. Barrett regarding Barrett potentially running as a Republican candidate for governor.

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December 22nd 1935

Letter from Clyde Tuck to Jesse Barrett discussing Barrett's prospects if he should decide to run for Missouri Governor on the Republican ticket.

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January 4th 1936

Letter from David Proctor to Jesse Barrett, describing Kansas City Republicans as being aligned with the Pendergast Machine.

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January 15th 1936

Letter from Jesse Barrett to David M. Proctor indicating his desire to clean up Kansas City and rid the state of the influence of the Pendergast Machine.

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January 21st 1936

Letter from David M. Proctor to Jesse Barrett discussing the Republican factions in Kansas City, particularly those who are aligned with the Pendergast Machine.

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January 26th 1936

Letter from Henry Bundschu to Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett, describing his prospects for winning the election and the political outlooks in Kansas City and St. Louis in particular.

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February 4th 1936

Letter from Paul Weitkam to Jesse W. Barrett regarding Barrett's candidacy for governor, noting supporters he has spoken with and suggesting that Tom Pendergast doesn't have the hold that he once did.

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February 5th 1936

Political cartoon and statement criticizing Lloyd Stark, Democratic candidate for Missouri Governor over the party's alleged theft of pension funds.

Date: 
1936

Letter and statement from William Hirth, refuting accusations about his support of Jesse Barrett for Missouri Governor.

Date: 
January 1st 1937

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article entitled "King of Kansas City, Emperor of Missouri" about the corrupt activities of Boss Tom Pendergast of Kansas City.

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March 6th 1937

Letter from F. E. Whitten to Jesse Barrett describing the atmosphere in Kansas City in response to federal investigations into the Pendergast Machine.

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April 15th 1937

Letter from Frederick Whitten congratulating Jesse Barrett for his work in removing Pendergast Machine affiliates.

Date: 
February 5th 1938

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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.