Missouri Farmers Association

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Periodicals

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, about the effusive spending of city funds on the Kansas City Zoo, comparing the luxurious living conditions of a tiger there to many thousands of Kansas Citians with very poor housing and utilities, etc., including illustrative photos. Other featured articles include: “Arson Aylor” (p.

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Correspondence

Letter to 1936 gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark updating him on campaign activities in several Missouri towns.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd L. Cantrell to Lloyd C. Stark providing information about the attitudes of voters in Newton County, and also providing his opinion on William Hirth potentially running against Stark. He writes that Hirth's candidacy "need not cause you a moments worry because he can't handle his own organization ... and his domineering way and impractical radical ideas coupled with his age and physical condition elimintes him in every way as a serious contender."

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Correspondence

Letter from S. P. Lidell to Lloyd C. Stark regarding William Hirth deciding to enter the governors race and Stark's potential support by Tom Pendergast. Lidell writes that he is telling friends that Stark "couldn't afford to tell Mr. Pendergast that you wouldn't want his support."

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Clippings

Four page article subtitled "An Appeal to the Farm men and Women of Missouri," outlining William Hirth's focus on defeating the Pendergast political machine. Hirth was a democratic candidate for Missouri Governor, ultimately defeated by Lloyd Stark.

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Correspondence

Letter from H. R. Conway to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, outlining why he believes Saline County did not support Stark's candidacy in greater numbers.

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Correspondence

Letter from Henry Kilburn to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark in which he describes the broad base of support for his campaign in northwest Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Ernest O. Boone regarding endorsements for a job appointment.

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Correspondence

Report from William Kitchen on the status of Lloyd Stark's gubernatorial campaign in various communities across Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark advising him as to the status of support for his campaign in various Missouri communities and the likely performance of William Hirth in the race. Brisley added as a postscript: "Please destroy."

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.