Cannon, Clarence

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Periodicals

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article reporting on the 1936 Election Voter Fraud Trials and general corrpution in Kansas City. Other articles document the cost of crime, air transportation, tax dogers, economic plans, federal salaries, and Kansas City gambling.

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Correspondence

Letter from Harry S. Truman in Washington D.C. to his wife Bess in Independence, Missouri. In this letter, Truman tells Bess of his meeting with President Roosevelt, Bennett C. Clark, and Clarence Cannon concerning relief for flood victims. Truman adds that, "I had a chance to tell Mr. Roosevelt what I thought of Mr. Mitchell. He very readily agreed with me."

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Correspondence

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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Correspondence

Letter from a construction foreman praising Gov. Stark for removing a Pendergast affiliate from the role of WPA Director. The letter outlines corruption taking place on a site at the River Des Peres near St. Louis.

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Correspondence

Letter from Congressman Clarence Cannon to Lloyd C. Stark, relating a conversaion with Rufus Jackson about who Pendergast and the Missouri Democrats were opting to support in the upcoming gubernatorial race.

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Letter from Congressman Clarence Cannon to Lloyd C. Stark, congratulating him on his support from Pendergast and Dickmann in St. Louis, as well as being uncontested in the Democratic primary.

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Correspondence

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Lloyd C. Stark thanking Stark for his opinion on Congressman Cannon.

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Letter from Clarence Cannon to Mrs. Charles L. Powell asking to show the accompanying letter to Stark and then destroy it.

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Correspondence

Letter from Clarence Cannon updating Lloyd Stark on his interactions regarding his candidacy for governor. He reports that Duke Shoop from the Kansas City Star "said that no man from either Kansas City or St. Louis could be elected ... the next Governor would come from the country."

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Correspondence

Letter from Clarence Cannon to Lloyd C. Stark reporting on a dinner with William Hirth where Hirth expressed his intention of running for governor and described what he believed Stark's vulnerabilities were. He also writes that Hirth told him "that he does not intend to indulge in personalities and expects to confine himself to the issues of the campaign -- unless he is himself attacked on personal grounds."

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Correspondence

Letter updating Lloyd Stark on his interactions regarding his candidacy for governor. Copy of document SHSMO-C0004-F08102-0001.

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Correspondence

Letter from Missouri candidate for governor Francis Wilson to Lloyd C. Stark criticizing his opponent, Russel Dearmont as too good-looking and inquiring about his war record.

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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.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.