Missouri State Highway Department

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The full text of a speech given by Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark over radio at St. Louis station KSD on August 3, 1936 from 8:45-9 p.m.

Confidental memorandum regarding Pendergast machine activities. The memo mentions patronage from the current governor, internal feuds, the State Highway Department, and advises allying Jim Aylward because "[Tom Pendergast] is slipping [and] Young Jim incompetent."

Letter from Guy Park to Tom Pendergast inquiring about his earlier request to have him check the political affiliations of State Highway Department employees.

Letter from Harold E. Brawley to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing corruption in the Missouri Works Progress Administration and State Highway Department in Reynolds County. Brawley writes that he "lost today's work on the State Highway because [he] said yesterday 'Our Gov.

Letter from S. A. Killian to Joe Kenton describing his activities on behalf of Harry Truman's senatorial campaign.

Letter signed "Who Knows" to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing Louis Stigall, Chief Counsel of the Highway Department, reporting that he has allegiances to Pendergast. Per the letter, Stigall "has always claimed his appointment came from T. J.

Letter from Governor Park to Tom Pendergast, asking him to read the list of Highway Department employess and identify each person's political affiliation.

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