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Letter from Charles U. Becker to Guy B. Park vouching for H. W. Hershberger with the State Highway Department. Becker asserts that Hershberger did not speak against Tom Pendergast during a recent campaign and thus should not be fired.

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June 4th 1933

Response letter from Governor Park to Fred D. Fowler advising him to report criminal activities in Kansas City to the authorities.

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August 18th 1936

Response letter from Governor Park to Guy Peabody asserting that, if reports of election fraud are true, they will be handled by the authorities.

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August 13th 1936

Response letter from Governor Park re-emphasizing that the authorities will investigate election fraud allegations is proven to be warranted.

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August 17th 1936

Response letter from Governor Park to Guy Peabody assuring him that Kansas City would experience clean election on November 3 and citing problems during a 1928 election.

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October 9th 1936

Letter from Governor Guy B. Parks to Mrs. B. Marts regarding her concerns about election fraud. He recommends she report her allegations to the proper authorities. Mrs. Marts writes on the bottom of the letter that she believes Park is the proper authority.

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August 18th 1936

Response letter from Governor Park to S. M. Scott of Kansas City indicating that he should contact the authorities or provide evidence if he has knowledge of election fraud activities.

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August 18th 1936

Response letter from Governor Park to Nettie C. Alvey of Kansas City indicating that she should contact the authorities or provide evidence if she has knowledge of election fraud activities.

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August 20th 1936

Response letter from Governor Park to John L. Clark of Kansas City indicating that he should contact the authorities or provide evidence if he has knowledge of election fraud activities.

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August 19th 1936

Response letter from Governor Park to Frances E. Hatfield of Kansas City indicating that she should contact the authorities or provide evidence if she has knowledge of election fraud activities.

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August 19th 1936

Response letter from Governor Guy Park to Joseph Morton assuring him that the Kansas City Election Board is properly handling voter rolls. He also accuses the Kansas City Star of "political animus."

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October 8th 1936

Letter from Governor Guy Park to H. V. Shirts, downplaying the Kansas City Star's recent allegations of election fraud. He indicates that the paper is biased toward Republicans.

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October 9th 1936

Response letter from Governor Park to Tom Pendergast, Jr. aknowledging the letter of thanks and welcoming him to visit when in Jefferson City.

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April 21st 1933

Letter from Governor Guy Park to Tom Pendergast, in reply to Pendergast's request the governor block the bill reducing Jackson County circuit court judges' salaries. Park says the bill was approved and had received no objections prior to Pendergast's telegram, which came too late.

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May 19th 1933

Response letter from Governor Guy Park to James Hurst, stating that he had overlooked his recommendation from Tom Pendergast when appointing the Secretary of the State Athletic Commission.

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June 30th 1933

Western Union telegram from Governor Guy Park of Missouri to President Franklin Roosevelt recommending the release of funds for Missouri River improvement due to the "unemployment situation."

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August 22nd 1933

Letter from Governor Park to Tom Pendergast recommending Harold Miller for a job.

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November 2nd 1933

Letter from Governor Park to Tom Pendergast, asking him to read the list of Highway Department employess and identify each person's political affiliation.

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February 22nd 1934

Letter from Missouri Governor Guy Park to James M. Pendergast, asking him to investigate the political affiliations of State Highway employees.

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February 15th 1934

Letter from Guy Park to Tom Pendergast inquiring about his earlier request to have him check the political affiliations of State Highway Department employees.

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March 2nd 1934

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