Hirth, William

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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 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 Frank Page to William Kitchen in response to a previous letter. Page indicates that an unnamed person, mentioned in an earlier clipping, does not work, and does not farm in particular.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jimmie Hurst to Lloyd stark updating him on campaign attitudes and activities across Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter frm J. R. Davis to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, offering his assessment of attitudes toward the campaign in his part of Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Ward of Clinton County to Lloyd C. Stark describing the opportunity for support for his candidacy among farmers in Caldwell and Clinton counties.

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Miscellaneous Documents

The Footman newsletter, containing an article by William Hirth for Missouri Ruralist entitled "Hirth Supports Judge Douglas," a recap of a meeting of the Democratic Equal Rights Club. The paper endorses James V. Billings for Missouri Supreme Court.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Hirth, publisher and managing editor of The Missouri Farmer, to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on April 13, 1940, regarding concerns over the New Deal. Hirth also attempts to rally support for Lloyd C. Stark for his efforts in dismantling the Pendergast Machine.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Hirth to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing the prospect of Colonel Whitten as U.S. District Attorney and the candidacy of Maurice Milligan for Senate. Hirth writes that Whitten "is not only a man of outstanding ability, ... but from the long fight he has made against the machine in Kansas City, I think he is richly entitled to" the office.

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Correspondence

Letter from W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark, writing that he believes William Hirth has no effective argument against Stark's campaign, but that "the straw-horse he is building will be T.J. Pendergast." Dillon also advises Stark not to rely on Republican crossover votes to carry him.

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Correspondence

Letter from James McPherson Shockley to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, which includes an enclosed letter relative to converting Democratic voters to Stark's camp.

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Correspondence

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark advising him not to get involved in accusations of voting irregularities in the recent Missouri statewide election.

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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.
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