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April/7/1939 (3)
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1. Boss Tom Had the Power, Delivered the Patronage Boss Tom Had the Power, Delivered the Patronage February/5-11/1998 Matt Devoe's recollections of the Pendergast era.

2. Dig into Income: Phil McCrory, Associate of T. J. Pendergast in Liquor Business, Called by Jury Dig into Income: Phil McCrory, Associate of T. J. Pendergast in Liquor Business, Called by Jury April/7/1939 Photo and article about the subpoena "appear before the federal grand jury" of Phil McCrory, "associate of T. J. Pendergast in the wholesale liquor business." Description of the court proceedings in the...

3. First Overhaul on Brush Creek First Overhaul on Brush Creek June 20, 1962 The paving of the creek bed began in November 1935, at a cost originally estimated at $1,395,000, and at one time employed 1,647 WPA workers. Concrete was laid eight to 10 inches thick and 70 feet wide....

4. Historic Building Being Converted to Lofts Historic Building Being Converted to Lofts June 30, 2005 The historic Hotel Monroe at 1904 Main St. once owned by ''corrupt Kansas City political boss TomPendergast in the early to mid-1900s'' is being renovated into eight lofts. The building was added to the...

5. Historic Renovation Nears Completion Historic Renovation Nears Completion February 2, 2006 Article reports the near completion of the renovated Hotel Monroe, located at 1904 Main Street. Once a hub of Pendergast political machinations, the building in 2006 will offer eight luxury condominiums...

6. Junk Dealer Says Hotel's Pendergast Connection Makes It Ideal for a Museum Junk Dealer Says Hotel's Pendergast Connection Makes It Ideal for a Museum September 3-9, 1998 Discusses a proposal put forth by Sleyster to turn the Monroe Hotel and the adjoining building--headquarters of Tom Pendergast--into a museum honoring the city boss.

7. M. J. Pendergast Dies [and] Pendergast Was a Fighter M. J. Pendergast Dies [and] Pendergast Was a Fighter September/2/1929 Photo and obituary articles for Michael Pendergast (ca. 1867-1929), "former city clerk, and for more than thirty years a leader in the Democratic organization in Kansas City." Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri...

8. M. J. Pendergast Dies Following 4 Years' Illness: Brother of Democratic Leader Inactive Politically M. J. Pendergast Dies Following 4 Years' Illness: Brother of Democratic Leader Inactive Politically since 1925 September/2/1929 Photo and obituary articles for Michael Pendergast (ca. 1867-1929), "lieutenant of the 'big boss'" Tom Pendergast in his Kansas City political machine, dying at the age of 62 on September 2, 1929. Native...

9. Pendergast Politcal Machine Pendergast Politcal Machine February/21/1932 Article about Pendergast's political machine and its corruption.

10. Pendergast Political Machine Pendergast Political Machine March/13/1938 Article about the election frauds and other injustices of the Pendergast regime.

11. Pendergast Project is Almost Done Pendergast Project is Almost Done May 21, 2012 Article describes renovations to the former Jackson Democratic Club building at 1908 Main Street. The building was the headquarters of political boss Tom Pendergast during the 1920s and 1930s. It was recently...

12. Power in Tax Laws: Elmer L. Irey Has Made All Evaders Fearful Power in Tax Laws: Elmer L. Irey Has Made All Evaders Fearful April/7/1939 Photo and biographical article about Elmer Irey, "the man directing the federal investigation of what happened to the mysterious $447,000 paid in the Missouri insurance compromise case" dealing with the...

13. T. J. Pendergast Is Indicted T. J. Pendergast Is Indicted April/7/1939 Photos and biographical article about the indictment of Tom Pendergast, Kansas City political boss, by the federal government for tax evasion. Shown with James Michael Pendergast, or James Pendergast,...

14. The $5,000 Check That "Tom" Accepted The $5,000 Check That "Tom" Accepted April/4/1924 Photo and caption about the possible embezzlement of a check endorsed only by Tom Pendergast for the city government's bill for sewer work done by the Kelly-Dennis contractors.

15. These Residences, Just Completed in Consecutive Blocks on Ward Parkway, Heighten the Interest in That These Residences, Just Completed in Consecutive Blocks on Ward Parkway, Heighten the Interest in That Street of Fine Homes May/12/1929 Photos and caption about the new Ward Parkway homes of Tom Pendergast (5650 Ward Parkway), Michael Katz, or Mike Katz (southwest corner of Ward Parkway and Stratford Road), and Raymond White (5735 Ward...

16. Tom Pendergast Tom Pendergast Newspaper clippings with photos, illustrations, and information about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) and his political machine in Kansas City in the 1920s-1930s, associating with organized crime and election...