Election Frauds--1936

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Miscellaneous Documents

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13952: United States vs. Fred Johnston, Leona M. O'Brien, John F. Green, Elizabeth England, Clara Wilk, and Merle Thompson, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiring to impede citizens' right to vote and have that vote truthfully counted in the 21st Precinct of the 12th Ward during the November 3, 1936 election.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Indictment in Criminal Case No. 13754: United States vs. Ellis Buck, Sam Brenner, Viola Doss, Louise Davis, Ruth Tucker, Frances M. Eaton, Ernest Williams, Herman Supofsky, Elva O'Byrne, and Frances B. Ryan, defendants. The defendants were charged with conspiring to impede citizens' right to vote and have that vote truthfully counted in the 15th Precinct of the 12th Ward during the November 3, 1936 election.

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Correspondence

Letter from U.S. Attorney Maurice M. Milligan to U.S. District Court Clerk A. L. Arnold requesting that the charges against Glen Van Dyke in Criminal Case #13839 be dismissed.

Genre: 
Correspondence

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."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett, describing his preference for caution in reacting to indictments of persons responsible for voting fraud in Kansas City.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Response letter from Governor Park to Guy Peabody assuring him that Kansas City would experience clean election on November 3 and citing problems during a 1928 election.

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Correspondence

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark updating him on plans to meet and discuss a labor matter in Louisiana, MO.

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Correspondence

Letter from Hugh O'Connor to Guy B. Park asserting that the governor is surely a proper person to hear complaints about election fraud in the state and listing specific allegations from the recent primary election.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett, losing Republican candidate for Missouri Governor, describing the prosecution of perpetrators of vote-rigging in Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Letter from Jack Stapleton to Lloyd Stark referencing Harry Truman's attitudes toward the Stark gubernatorial candidacy.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd Stark thanking Jimmie Hurst for passing along Tom Pendergast's words in a previous letter. Stark also indicates that he fought in a World War I battle with Jim Pendergast.

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Correspondence

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.

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