Correspondence

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To Leo V. Kanan

Letter from an unknown author to Leo Kanan, District Superintentdent of the WPA Equipment Department. The author indicates that he told Lloyd Stark to contact him at some point, and advises Kanan to "introduce him to some of your good Union Labor friends."

To Joe Sicker from Lloyd Stark

Letter from Lloyd Stark to Joseph Sicker, ordering a basket of Golden Deliciou apples for Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pendergast for their upcoming steamship voyage.

To Governor Lloyd Stark

First page of a multi-page letter to Governor Lloyd Stark, encouraging him to remove R. Emmet O'Malley from his position as Insurance Commissioner.

The North Side Advocate, Vol. 1, No. 14

Issue of The North Side Advocate containing many reproductions of letters from various Kansas City business leaders subscribing five dollar per month for the revitalization of the Northside (current City Market and Columbus Park areas). In the form letter sent to these business leaders, M. R. Platt, President of the Northside Boosters, claims that if they do not invest in the Northside, the Kansas City business center will continue to move further south and current high-valued real estate will depreciate. Advertisements for Northside businesses are included on the final page.

The Negroes Creed

Letter from Arthur Foster which includes "The Negroes Creed," a song about African American support for Lloyd Stark's candidacy for Missouri Governor.

Telegraph from Carolyn Pendergast to Guy Park

Response telegram from Carolyn Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park, indicating that her husband, Tom Pendergast's medical condition was satisfactory.

Telegram from Tom Pendergast to Guy Park

Telegram from Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast to Missouri Governor Guy Park, asking him to appoint James Austin Finch to the Board of Regents for the Teachers College of Cape Girardeau.

Telegram from Jim Pendergast to Guy Park

Telegram from Jim Pendergast to Governor Guy Park of Missouri asking that T. H. Cutler be retained as Chief Engineer.

Telegram from Governor Park to Franklin D. Roosevelt

Western Union telegram from Governor Guy Park of Missouri to President Franklin Roosevelt recommending the release of funds for Missouri River improvement due to the "unemployment situation."

Telegram from Charles M. Hay to Lloyd C. Stark

Telegram from Charles M. Hay to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, on the issue of Jim Aylward for state Democratic Party chairman. He writes "in my opinion it would be grievous mistake for you to consent to Ayleward [sic] or any other Pendergast afficiliate [sic] for state chairman."

Summons for General Court-Martial

Photocopy of a military circular letter that calls fourteen officers of the 130th Field Artillery to be present at a general court-martial for persons unnamed in the letter. Among these officers are 1st Lieutenant James M. Pendergast, who had previously served with Harry S. Truman in the 129th Field Artillery. The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum does not hold the original document.

Resolutions adopted by the Independent Voters League of Kansas City

Resolutions adopted by the Independent Voters League of Kansas City, addressed "to the Citizens of Kansas City, Jackson County and the State of Missouri," supporting the prosecution of election fraud.