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1. Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History of Classic Jazz, 1920-1950 Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History of Classic Jazz, 1920-1950 //1982 Numerous photos and captions, along with discussion about the jazz scene from 1922 to 1948.

2. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 Description of the turbulent 1930s in Kansas City, especially 1933, "a year of culminating evil and achievement."

3. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), prominent political boss of Kansas City, succeeding his older brother James's political organization. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and coming to...

4. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Maurice Milligan (1884-1959) written by Lawrence H. Larsen. Milligan as a U.S. attorney prosecuted Tom Pendergast.

5. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Thomas J. Pendergast (1872-1945), the political boss of Kansas City, Missouri, roughly during the 1920s and 1930s, responsible for much city government corruption and unenforced criminal activities...

6. Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States //1985 Biography of Tom Pendergast (1870-1945), "Democratic leader of Kansas City and 'boss' of Missouri politics for two decades [the 1920s and 1930s]," "born in St. Joseph, Missouri."

7. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the City Bosses Franklin D. Roosevelt and the City Bosses //1977 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast, political boss of Kansas City, with comparisons of him to other national urban bosses rising and falling in the Great Depression.

8. Goin' to Kansas City Goin' to Kansas City //1987 Book about Kansas City jazz and jazz history, with the title taken from a song by "Little" Willie Littlefield.

9. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Photos of Thomas Joseph Pendergast, Sr., or Tom Pendergast in about 1902 and in 1936, with various descriptions of his career and influences on the city throughout the book (specific pages listed in index)....

10. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Tom Pendergast, a wholesale liquor dealer and later a local political machine boss.

11. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story June 21, 1905 Chapter of the book about the decade of the 1930s in Kansas City, highlighting the Pendergast political machine, including "jobs and jazz; crime and corruption," in the era of the Depression, with photos...

12. Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis 2002 Chapter explains the rise of James Pendergast and then Tom Pendergast in Kansas City politics and machine control. Also explains how their control of the city affected events that happened as the jazz...

13. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Thomas Pendergast (later Boss Tom Pendergast), "Superintendent of City Streets" since 1900. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1872 and coming to Kansas City in 1888 (according to this...

14. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical descriptions of James Francis Pendergast, or James Pendergast (1856-1911) and his younger brother Tom Pendergast, heir to James's Kansas City political machine.

15. Organized Crime in Kansas City Organized Crime in Kansas City 2008 "Open City is an historical work detailing and analyzing the birth and growth of an organized crime 'family' in Kansas City during the first 50 yars of the 20th Century" (back cover). It includes names...

16. Organized Crime in Kansas City, Missouri Organized Crime in Kansas City, Missouri 2007 Book jacket reads: "The alliance between organized crime and politics was never stronger than it was in Kansas City, where the local Mob boss controlled the police department and terrorized elections.......

17. Pendergast Machine Pendergast Machine June 16, 1905 Chapter of the book about "the menace of the Pendergast machine" to federal justice in western Missouri from 1933 to 1939, during Tom Pendergast's term of illegal "statewide power" out of Kansas City.

18. Pendergast Residence Pendergast Residence March 28, 1905 Listing of Tom Pendergast's residence in 1914 at 301 West 13th Street and his T. J. Pendergast Liquor Company at 525 Delaware Street.

19. Pendergast Residence Pendergast Residence March 29, 1905 Listing of Tom Pendergast's residence in 1915 at 200 West 54th Street and his T. J. Pendergast Wholesale Liquor Company at 527 Delaware Street in the Midland Building.

20. Pendergast Residence Pendergast Residence April 12, 1905 Listing of Tom Pendergast's (vice-president of Ready Mixed Concrete Company) residence in 1929 at 5650 Ward Parkway.