Dickey, Charles W.

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Letter from Chas. W. Dickey to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing the influence of the Pendergast machine in Greene County, and lauding his work in cleaning up state politics.

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Letter from Chas. W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark discussing newspaper coverage of his campaign in Lamar, as well as concerns about WPA patronage from the Pendergast machine.

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Letter from Charles W. Dickey to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, regarding Greene County support for Judge James M. Douglas for the Missouri Supreme Court. He indicates that Pendergast forces, including Fred Canfil, "who has long been the contact man between the Pendergast organization in Kansas City and the Little Tammany forces in Greene County," had been in Springfield organizing support against Douglas.

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Letter from Charles W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark regarding Stark's campaign for Missouri governor and the impact of the Pendergast organization on his support. Dickey writes that he hopes Stark will receive the support of either the Kansas City or St. Louis organizations, as "the help of either one of the cities, could, I am sure, put you over."

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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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Letter from Charles W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark, noting that Stark is well regarded for not soliciting the Pendergast endorsement as much as other candidates, but that having that endorsement would likely ensure him the nomination. He also writes that Stark has support in Wright and Texas counties.

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Letter from Chas. W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark, writing with campaign advice and potential connections throughout the state. He also references clippings which appeared in the Lamar Daily Democrat and Springfield Leader, and mentions concerns with Pendergast involvement in WPA appointments.

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Letter from Chas. W. Dickey to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing the influence of the Pendergast machine and Kansas City politics through the state, and thanking him for his work to clean up government. Dickey writes that Stark's work "presages ... a brighter day in Missouri politics [and] will do much to insure honest elections and help clean up a rotten mess of corruption."

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Letter from Charles W. Dickey to Lloyd C. Stark discussing campaign activities and supporters in Dade and Greene counties in southern Missouri, as well as which candidate Pendergast intends to support.

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Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Chas. W. Dickey, mentioning a trip to dedicate a statue of William Joel Stone and having to miss the Young Democratic banquet.

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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.

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.