Stark Brothers Nurseries and Orchards

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Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Casimir J. Welch, writing that he is sending a box of Golden Delicious and Staymared apples.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter to Lloyd Stark from a constituent disparaging R. Emmet O'Malley for his attempts to recover taxes from fraternal and social organizations.

Genre: 
Correspondence

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."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Tom Pendergast, making a gift of a jug of Golden Delicious apple cider from Stark's orchards.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Arthur L. "Mac" McKenney, editor of The Labor magazine, thanking him for his comments on the upcoming election.

Genre: 
Miscellaneous Documents

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."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James M. Pendergast, nephew of Boss Tom Pendergast, inquiring as to when Tom will return to Kansas City from a trip to Colorado so that Stark might travel to meet with them.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd Stark to Joseph Sicker, ordering a basket of Golden Deliciou apples for Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pendergast for their upcoming steamship voyage.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Ernest O. Boone thanking him for his information about conditions in Boone County and "the attitude of the Negro Democrats."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to Duke Shoop discussing other potential candidates for governor as well as campaign logistics. Stark writes that his campaign has "received about 67% of all the spaces in the newspapers devoted to the gubernatorial candidates since the last election, while all the other candidates put together have received the remaining 33%."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd C. Stark to James Pendergast, discussing upcoming campaign activities, including a Young Democratic Club Rally in Joplin, and a party he is holding at home ahead of the State Cornhusking Contest.

Genre: 
Correspondence

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards.

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