Letter from J. T. Pinnell to Governor Lloyd Stark identifying persons in McDonald County who worked against Republican interests in recent elections. Pinnell describes the Pendergast machine as a "hydra headed monster."
Letter from Roy E. Glidewell to Governor Lloyd Stark formally asking to be appointed to the vacant 21st Circuit Court judgeship.
Letter from Kansas City resident David C. Bagby which claims that, despite some reforms, the Pendergast machine still controls the city, particularly the jobs.
Letter from a construction foreman praising Gov. Stark for removing a Pendergast affiliate from the role of WPA Director. The letter outlines corruption taking place on a site at the River Des Peres near St. Louis.
Letter to Governor Lloyd stark praising him for his efforts in removing Pendergast influence from the state management of WPA projects.
Anonymous letter to Governor Stark congratulating him on efforts to remove Matt Murray from oversight of the state W.P.A. The author also alerts the Governor to another potential scandal involving a W. P. A. construction project in Kansas City.
Letter that describe retaliation against a Kansas City employee who had collaborated with reformers, and including a St. Louis Star-Times clipping advocating the ouster of Matthew S. Murray as the state WPA director.
Letter from a former WPA worker who describes the political pressure exerted on employees by Pendergast bosses.
Letter alerting the Governor to the illegal activities of Roy Fulton, president of the union democratic club in Kansas City and operator of a brewery.
Letter from a former timekeeper on a Missouri WPA project, describing the corruption in place regarding the awarding of jobs. Gov. Lloyd Stark is CC-ed on the letter.
Letter to the Governor from Mrs. L. M. Fry describing corruption and injustices occuring at her husband's job.
Letter describing unfair treatment by Pendergast bosses at the WPA in Crawford County, Missouri.
Letter from Elsie Belle McD to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing support throughout the state for James Douglas in his campaign for the Missouri State Supreme Court.
Letter from George M. Morris to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, writing regarding the development of a road between Jerico Springs and El Dorado Springs. He also discusses political appointments in Jerico Springs.
Letter from Robert W. Tomlinson of St. Joseph, Missouri to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, thanking him for the work he's done against the Pendergast Machine and encouraging him to continue, as well as requesting that Attorney General Roy McKittrick investgate corruption with the WPA program in St. Joseph. Tomlinson writes that "Pendergast rule here forced numbers of W.P.A. workers to vote against their best judgement in our city election" in April 1938, and lost their jobs if they did not vote the Pendergast line.
Letter from Dr. W. L. Brandon to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing state pension relief and the implications of the Townsend Recovery Plan.
Letter from J. T. Pinnell to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that Democratic county officials in southwest Missouri are under Pendergast machine control and that the "office holders have Mr. Billings' picture set up in their offices." Pinnell writes that he believes that there are many "decent, patriotic men and women" who are not allied with Pendergast, "but the trouble is that they are not organized at all, and consequently, will not be able to make their force felt." He also describes machine influence with relief organizations in the region.
Letter from G. H. Smart to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting suspicious hiring practices in the Works Progress Administration in Clair and Henry Counties, saying that he was "laid off becasue [he] didn't vote to suit the Pendergast bunch" while others who were unqualified received jobs.
Letter from Harold E. Brawley to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing corruption in the Missouri Works Progress Administration and State Highway Department in Reynolds County. Brawley writes that he "lost today's work on the State Highway because [he] said yesterday 'Our Gov. is right, for Judge Douglas is the proper man for the place,'" as well as other similar incidents.
The Footman newsletter, containing an article by William Hirth for Missouri Ruralist entitled "Hirth Supports Judge Douglas," a recap of a meeting of the Democratic Equal Rights Club. The paper endorses James V. Billings for Missouri Supreme Court.