Pendergast Machine

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Letter describing unfair treatment by Pendergast bosses at the WPA in Crawford County, Missouri.

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.

Letter from C. J. Hitchcock to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on March 22, 1934. Hitchcock praises Mitchell for his public attack on Thomas J. Pendergast and discusses unemployment among trained railroad men.

Letter from William Hirth to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing the prospect of Colonel Whitten as U.S. District Attorney and the candidacy of Maurice Milligan for Senate. Hirth writes that Whitten "is not only a man of outstanding ability, ...

Letter from N. W. Branson to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting the presence of Pendergast men on primary election day in Neosho.

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Fred Deuchler for a job in the state highway department.

Letter from Von Mayes to Governor Lloyd C. Stark. Mayes reports that he has worked with the Pendergast machine in the past but that now he believes that "the fraud exposures in Kansas City unfit him for a leader outstate."

Article from the New York World-Telegram on Tom Pendergast, in which the Kansas City boss offers his opinions on political machines, strong bosses and local politics. He and Mayor Bryce Smith also discuss Pendergast's Ready Mixed Concrete Company.

Letter from Ralph F. Lozier to Katherine W. Halterman. Lozier informs Katherine that his nomination for U.S. Senate is unlikely now that T. J. Pendergast supports James P. Aylward's campaign. He then provides an analysis of the Missouri campaign for U.S. Senate.

Letter from Jimmy Hurst to Lloyd C. Stark warning him of a potential situation of concern involving Matthew Murray, director of the state relief fund, and his concern that Murray "might be something sinister in the making."

Resolution passed by "a body of Republicans and other patriotic citizens" repudiating First Ward Committeeman Ray Horton "because of his many acts in aiding and abetting the Lazia-McElroy-Pendergast machine," voter fraud, and demanding that Governor Guy Park take steps to clean up the Board of Election Commissioners in Kansas

Letter from Jim Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Della Lapping for a clerical position in a state department.

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