Works Progress Administration

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Correspondence

Letter from Edna Wilhoit to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, complaining about corrupt elections, and connections between election judges, WPA workers, and the Pendergast machine.

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Correspondence

Letter from Howard Steel to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, congratulating him on James Douglas's success in the Missouri Supreme Court Democratic primary, and suggesting the next major battle in Missouri reform is cleaning up influence in the WPA.

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Correspondence

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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Correspondence

Letter from H. R. Conway to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark discussing potential difficulty winning Saline County, Missouri in the election.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter updating gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark on fundraising activites and expenditures for the campaign.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from W. A. Berry to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing WPA graft with the Pendergast machine in Camden. He provides "a few names of the drunks gamblers and illiteratures here who have gotten positions here through Pendergast," including "W.P.A. workers who yesterday and the day before lay drunk beside my store." He also vows to work to elect Douglas in the upcoming election.

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Correspondence
Clippings

Anonymous letter complaining about the potential appointment of C. K. Burroughs to be the Business Manager of the Jackson County Home for the Aged.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter describing unfair treatment by Pendergast bosses at the WPA in Crawford County, Missouri.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Roy E. Glidewell to Governor Lloyd Stark formally asking to be appointed to the vacant 21st Circuit Court judgeship.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Charles W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark recommending Stark make a connection with Guy Wade, new District Federal Works Progress Administrator for Springfield, and suggesting he would be a useful campaign supporter.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Howard Steel to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, congratulating him on James Douglas's success in the Missouri Supreme Court Democratic primary, and describing corruption in the Works Progress Administration.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Chas. W. Dickey regarding his correspondence with John Green and the positive reaction the Pendergast machine is hearing about Stark's candidacy.

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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