Hirth, William

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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 crime in Kansas City, the lack of accurate, trustworthy records about its frequency and location, and the city’s “inefficient, politically-controlled police department.” Other featured articles include: “Mister Welching” (p.

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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 from Frederick E. Whitten to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on March 22, 1940. Whitten discusses his thoughts on Missouri political candidates ahead of the 1940 election.

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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."

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Correspondence

Letter from Ben Hulse of Hannibal, Missouri discussing the affect of the fraternal insurance affair on support for Stark in the gubernatorial primary.

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Correspondence

Letter from Ernest O. Boone to Lloyd C. Stark discussing the need for "a better Lincoln University for the Negro Youth of the state" and information about the gubernatorial race.

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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

Letter to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark and his campaign manager from Oliver A. Cook, pledging his support in the upcoming election.

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Correspondence

Letter from S. S. Ball to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, discussing and disparaging his opponent in the race, William Hirth.

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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 Frederick E. Whitten to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on March 19, 1940. Whitten responds to William Hirth's suggestion that he run for office in the 1940 election.

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Correspondence

Enclosed list of endorsements for a job appointment desired by Ernest O. Boone.

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