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Letter from Grover Childers to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, suggesting that the Pendergast machine hopes Stark will run against Maurice Milligan in the Senate race in an attempt to defeat both of them.

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Letter to the editor from Grover Childers of Kansas City, complaining about Tom Pendergast's attempts to consolidate statewide power through the endorsement of Francis Wilson and Charles Howell.

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Letter from Grover Childers to Governor Lloyd C. Stark regarding the Circuit Court in Jackson County, "and the fact that it is the seat of power behind the Pendergast machine."

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Letter from Grover Childers to Governor Lloyd C. Stark reporting on current activities of the Pendergast machine, and opinions about Stark's efforts to clean up the police department. Childers also reports that President Roosevelt "is not in sympathy with political machines that defeat the public in elections."

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Correspondence

Letter from Claude Manlove to members of the Woodmen of World urging them to support Missouri candidates who will not pursue the taxation of dues and insurance premiums paid to fraternal societies.

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.