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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 Josephine Lay to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark discussing attitudes about his recent endoresement by Tom Pendergast.

Date: 
December 3rd 1935

Letter from William M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark, urgin him not to appeal to the federal government for a proble into Missouri state election rigging.

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August 18th 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.

Date: 
August 17th 1936

This letter from Kitchen recommends placing an advertisement in the 'Missouri Legionnaire' in response to one placed by his competitor in the gubernatorial primary. He concludes by encouraging Lloyd Stark to meet very soon with Tom Pendergast because he learned that the Kansas City strongman was soon to have surgery in New York.

Date: 
August 25th 1936

Letter from William Kitchen in which he states his ideas for handling Lloyd Stark's opponent in an upcoming speech.

Date: 
August 1936

Letter from William Kitchen updating candidate Lloyd Stark on developments with his opponents inthe Democratic primary.

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August 29th 1936

Letter from Fred Newberger to R. Emmet O'Malley expressing his suport for O'Malley's efforts to investigate and clean up insurance scams across Missouri.

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September 9th 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.

Date: 
September 21st 1936

Letter and attached photograph from L. L. Hixon to Lloyd Stark, reporting on the state of Stark gubernatorial campaign in his area of Missouri. The photo depicts a group of sailors on ship wearing uniforms

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September 13th 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 Byron Ball to Lloyd Stark, reporting on a recent speech and campaign rally held by his opponent in the Governor's race, Jessee Barrett.

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October 17th 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

Letter from J. G. Wells to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark informing him of attitudes toward his candidacy and his opponent Jesse Barrett from residents of Kansas and Kansas City.

Date: 
September 21st 1936

Letter from William C. Reynolds of Kansas City to Democratic contender for Governor, Lloyd Stark. Reynolds advises Stark on talking points to make a various locales in the state.

Date: 
October 7th 1936

Letter and enclosed pamphlet entitled "The Truth" concerning Missouri Secretary of Insurance R. Emmet O'Malley and his supposed antipathy toward the Knights of Columbus.

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October 30th 1936

Political publication in the form of a "sample ballot" indicating that a vote for Jesse Barrett was a vote against Pendergast influence in Missouri.

Date: 
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.

Date: 
December 20th 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.
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