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Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Jimmy Hurst discussing the state of their orchards and making an invitation to visit his own orchard if he happens through.

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January 10th 1935

Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Lloyd C. Stark, discussing the state of his orchard and conversations with Tom Pendergast. He also invites Stark to use him as a reference with Casimir Welch or Jim Aylward.

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January 17th 1935

Letter from J. H. Easley to Lloyd C. Stark discussing prospects in Stark's upcoming election. He writes that it is early in the campaign and "most of the talk is to find out who is going to be the strongest and who will [Pendergast] back."

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February 4th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to J. H. Easley discussing Stark's gubernatorial campaign. He writes that he understands "that the Kansas City organization will support the strongest candidates, and if that is true,... we should have their support."

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February 6th 1935

Letter from J. H. Easley to Tom Pendergast, encouraging him to support Lloyd Stark for Missouri governor. He reports that "in Laclede County, and the immediate section around it, there is considerable favorable sentiment for Col. Lloyd Stark," and that "no one else seems to have any following."

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September 26th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to George G. Starmer regarding Tom Pendergast and Stark's gubernatorial campaign.

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November 26th 1935

Letter from George G. Starmer to Lloyd C. Stark regarding campaign appointments.

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November 15th 1935

Letter from G. R. Chamberlin to Lloyd C. Stark, discussing Pendergast's endorsement of Stark and other campaign issues. Chamberlin also assures that Stark "can rely on [Cass] county for a heavy majority and practically a clean sweep."

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October 16th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Mabel Dunlap regarding her support for his gubernatorial campaign and his likely endorsement by the Pendergast machine.

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April 29th 1935

Letter from Charles W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark regarding Stark's campaign for Missouri governor and the impact of the Pendergast organization on his support. Dickey writes that he hopes Stark will receive the support of either the Kansas City or St. Louis organizations, as "the help of either one of the cities, could, I am sure, put you over."

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March 21st 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Senator Harry S. Truman regarding a visit Stark had with Pendergast, described as "our mutual friend in Kansas City."

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March 22nd 1935

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Lloyd C. Stark thanking Stark for his opinion on Congressman Cannon.

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March 5th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to R. McD. Smith regarding meetings with Missouri senators and congressmen. He writes that he "was mighty glad to learn that Bennett and the Kansas City boys are pulling together so well," and that "Harry Truman and Bennett are working just like a team of horses ... and are both friendly toward us."

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April 1st 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Miss Alice Blakely, which refers to her application for work as a stenographer in the office of Lloyd W. King, State Superintendent of Schools.

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April 11th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Lloyd W. King, State Superintendent of Schools, regarding Miss Alice Blakely's application for work as a stenographer in King's office.

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April 11th 1935

Letter from Charles W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark discussing campaign activities and supporters in Dade and Greene counties in southern Missouri, as well as which candidate Pendergast intends to support.

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April 9th 1935

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Harry S. Truman. He writes "I deeply appreciate your judgement and suggestions," and promises to visit when he is in Washington.

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April 12th 1935

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Lloyd C. Stark, offering to provide Stark information on the "state situation" and saying his plan sounds "right and proper."

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April 5th 1935

Letter from William M. Ledbetter to Lloyd C. Stark discussing upcoming meetings with press associations and the support Stark has with various lawyers and politicians in the state versus other prospective candidates.

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June 16th 1935

Letter from C. L. Chandler to Lloyd C. Stark regarding the feelings in Malden, Missouri, about the upcoming governors race and Stark's prospects in particular.

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June 17th 1935

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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.