Hirth, William

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Miscellaneous Documents

The Footman newsletter, containing an article by William Hirth for Missouri Ruralist entitled "Hirth Supports Judge Douglas," a recap of a meeting of the Democratic Equal Rights Club. The paper endorses James V. Billings for Missouri Supreme Court.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Hirth, publisher and managing editor of The Missouri Farmer, to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on April 13, 1940, regarding concerns over the New Deal. Hirth also attempts to rally support for Lloyd C. Stark for his efforts in dismantling the Pendergast Machine.

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Correspondence

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, ... but from the long fight he has made against the machine in Kansas City, I think he is richly entitled to" the office.

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Correspondence

Letter from W. G. Dillon to Lloyd C. Stark, writing that he believes William Hirth has no effective argument against Stark's campaign, but that "the straw-horse he is building will be T.J. Pendergast." Dillon also advises Stark not to rely on Republican crossover votes to carry him.

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Correspondence

Letter from James McPherson Shockley to Missouri gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark, which includes an enclosed letter relative to converting Democratic voters to Stark's camp.

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Correspondence

Letter from W. M. Ledbetter to Lloyd Stark advising him not to get involved in accusations of voting irregularities in the recent Missouri statewide election.

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Correspondence

Letter from R. P. Spencer to Lloyd C. Stark suggesting Stark open his campaign in Fayette, William Hirth potentially running against him, and other campaign issues.

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Correspondence

Letter from J. H. Easley to Lloyd C. Stark about the state of his campaign in Laclede County. He writes that his "situation in this county is very fine," and that after the Pendergast endorsement "it seems to all be settled." He believes that some farmers might support William Hirth but "they do not feel that he has any chance at all."

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Clippings

Four page article subtitled "An Appeal to the Farm men and Women of Missouri," outlining William Hirth's focus on defeating the Pendergast political machine. Hirth was a democratic candidate for Missouri Governor, ultimately defeated by Lloyd Stark.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Kitchen updating candidate Lloyd Stark on developments with his opponents inthe Democratic primary.

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Transcriptions

Press release containing the test of a statement given by William Hirth, publisher of the Missouri Farmer and president of the Missouri Farmers' Association, regarding the state Democratic convention. Hirth reports that the recent "convention in St. Louis was the most shameful gathering of its kind in the history of Missouri," and describes animosity between Clark-Pendergast forces and Governor Lloyd C. Stark.

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Correspondence

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, ... but from the long fight he has made against the machine in Kansas City, I think he is richly entitled to" the office.

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