Pendergast Machine

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Letter from Walker C. Johnson to Lloyd Stark in which he describes the resentment toward the Pendergast machine in his part of Missouri.

Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast asking him to give consideration to J. J. Brink.

Publication containing excerpts from newspapers throughout the state with endorsements and positive reports for Stark's candidacy for governor.

A brief letter and accompanying newspaper article from William Hirth to Jesse Bennett. The article concerns Missouri Governor Lloyd Stark's activities in opposition to the Pendergast Machine in Kansas City.

Letter signed "A Kansas Citian" to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, requesting assistance in ensuring honest elections in Kansas City by protecting voters, judges, and clerks.

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 Louis DeYoung to Tax Commissioner Jack Statpleton, asking if Governor Lloyd Stark would be able to speak at an upcoming meeting of the Reserve officer's Association.

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Harry S. Truman reporting on his meeting with Tom Pendergast and Jim Aylward about his campaign and how the campaign is being staffed. He writes that "on the advice of everybody, including T.J., we are not even mentioning his name; just ignoring him entirely."

Letter from Judge William Ragland to Senator Francis Wilson of Missouri discussing upcoming re-election bids and the support of the Pendergast regime.

Letter from Dorman H. O'Leary to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing actions taken against Jackson County politicians including County Prosecutor W. W. Graves and Sheriff James Williams.

Anonymous letter to Governor Stark alerting him to political scandals in Washington County, Missouri

Letter from Horace Merritt to Governor Lloyd Stark, discussing opposition to Stark for his mission to clean up "old age pension lists" and how that is effecting support for James Douglas in the Missouri Supreme Court campaign, as well as other campaign related issues.

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