Election Frauds--1936

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From Frank A. Burns to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Frank A. Burns to Lloyd C. Stark reporting that he believes the upcoming election will be about the fight against Tom Pendergast and bossism.

From Frances E. Hatfield to Guy Park

Letter from Frances Hatfield of Kansas City to Governor Guy Park urging him to investigate reports of election fraud during the recent primary in Kansas City.

From E. K. Bonebrake to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from E. K. Bonebrake to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing his experience with machine election fraud in his role as a Republican election judge in 1936. He reports that "the job is not to be envied by an honest citizen," and that Pendergast's machine "had such a large force of workers, against which I had to fight almost single-handed."

From D. L. Owen to Lloyd Stark

Letter from D. L. Owen to Lloyd Stark, assuring him that his support is strong in the county, despite their anti-Pendergast attitudes.

From Clarence Cannon to Lloyd Stark

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."

From Charles W. Longley to Lloyd Stark

Letter from Charles W. Longley, editor of 'The Rockville Leader' to Lloyd Stark, candidate for Governor of Missouri. Longley encourages Stark to fight the influence of the Pendergast regime in Western Missouri, as many citizens resent their corrupt practices.

From Charles Matthews to Claude Lambert

Letter to Claude Lambert asserting that gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark is not beholden or affiliated to the Kansas City political machine, and making complimentary remarks about Matthew S. Murray and Henry McElroy.

From Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett

Letter from Charles L. Dunham to Jesse Barrett, detailing his knowledge of the workings of the Pendergast political machine in Kansas City, particularly as involves election and insurance fraud.

From Charles D. Osborne to Lloyd Stark

Letter from Charles D. Osborne to gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark in which the author makes a recommendation for a recipient of WPA funds and discusses American Legion members' support of his candidacy.

From Arthur Freund to Arthur Vanderbilt

Letter from Arthur Freund to Arthur Vanderbilt describing the legal justification for pursuing election fraud cases in Kansas City.

Frank P. Dixon Inmate File: Supplementary List of Authorized Correspondents

Supplementary list of authorized correspondents for Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423, in which his sister is included as authorized. Dixon was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Frank P. Dixon Inmate File: Supplementary List of Authorized Correspondents

Supplementary list of authorized correspondents for Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423, in which his adult son is included as authorized. Dixon was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.