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1. 'S Not 'N Eagle--'S 'N Owl 'S Not 'N Eagle--'S 'N Owl April/19/1935 Photo of Conrad Mann, Chief beneficiary from membership drives by the Eages" club, ort he Fraternal Order of Eages in Kansas City, in an article about the club's drive to add 3,000 members from the Pendergast...

2. . ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month July//1948 Photo and biographical article about John Gage, former mayor of Kansas City from 1940 to 1946, afterwards serving as "attorney and a director of the Kansas City American Royal Association" and previously...

3. A 13-Year Nightmare Ends A 13-Year Nightmare Ends May/6/1939 Letter to the editor reviewing the 13 years (from about 1926 to 1939) of unofficial city government control by the Pendergast machine in Kansas City and the demand for a clean-up campaign to ensure against...

4. A Bead on the Goats: Coalition Leader Seeks End of Pendergast Power A Bead on the Goats: Coalition Leader Seeks End of Pendergast Power July//1954 Article about the movement to purge the Kansas City area of its last vestiges of the Pendergast machine in the form of three court officers in an election.

5. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 2002 A mention of Felix Payne, a local African American and nightclub owner during the Pendergast years and early jazz scene.

6. A Political Boss Talks about His Job A Political Boss Talks about His Job February 1933 Candid interview with Tom Pendergast with several quotes and insights into the Pendergast machine.

7. Administrative Problems of Water Works in Wartime: Kansas City Administrative Problems of Water Works in Wartime: Kansas City August//1942 Discussion of the "personnel difficulties encountered in the Water Department at Kansas City, Mo.," from the transition of the Pendergast machine in the late 1930s to the "reformed" city government of...

8. Be Proud, Citizens! Be Proud, Citizens! January/11/1935 Article about the ironic description of Kansas City by Judge Brown Harris "as 'probably the most law-abiding city in the United States.'" Irony due to the judge's association with the Pendergast machine...

9. Biography of Albert L. Reeves (1873-1971), Judge Biography of Albert L. Reeves (1873-1971), Judge 1999

10. Biography of James Francis Pendergast (1856-1911), Kansas City Alderman Biography of James Francis Pendergast (1856-1911), Kansas City Alderman 1999

11. Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure 2007

12. Biography of Roy A. Roberts (1887-1967), Newspaperman Biography of Roy A. Roberts (1887-1967), Newspaperman 1999

13. Biography of Ruby D. Garrett (1882-1969), Attorney and Politician Biography of Ruby D. Garrett (1882-1969), Attorney and Politician 1999

14. Biography of Samuel S. Mayerberg (1892-1964), Rabbi Biography of Samuel S. Mayerberg (1892-1964), Rabbi 2007

15. Blacks Have Endowed KC Blacks Have Endowed KC February 10, 1986 Three-part article about three prominent African Americans from Kansas City's past: Judge Carl Johnson, Minnie Crosthwaite, and Rev. D.A. Holmes. Carl Johnson was "the first black elected to a judgeship...

16. City Window: Hollywood Asks Morris about Truman, Pendergast City Window: Hollywood Asks Morris about Truman, Pendergast June//1983 Photo and biographical article Milton Morris, or Milt Morris, a 71-year-old (in 1983) bar operator and "a chauffeur for Western Missouri Judge Truman at the same time he was a go-fer for the Pendergast...

17. Claude Gorton Claude Gorton June 14, 1905 Photo and bio of Claude Gorton (1888-1975), a woman politician "instrumental in getting rid of the Pendergast machine" and "chairman of the Independent Coalition of American Women for Missouri that supported...

18. Criminal Aspects of the Pendergast Machine Criminal Aspects of the Pendergast Machine January 1997 Detailed examination of the Kansas City political machine of Tom Pendergast (starting with his older brother James Pendergast), "one of the most powerful city machines in United States history," from "the...

19. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Description of segregation practices in Kansas City as a factor in the popularity of the Pendergast machine. Discussion on the tradition (still active in 1948) of discrimination against black people through...

20. David Milton Proctor David Milton Proctor Photos and information on David Milton Proctor, or David Proctor, a Missouri state senator and author of books (1936's "Pay Day," 1937's "False Faces on Quality Street," and 1939's "Riding High!", etc.)...