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Pryor, John J (4)
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September/2/1929 (2)
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1. 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.

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. Horse Racing Sometimes Slow Getting out of the Gate Horse Racing Sometimes Slow Getting out of the Gate January/2/1985 Photos, caption, and article about the history of horse racing in the Kansas City area, with a complete caption about the Riverside Park Jockey Club, run illegally by the Pendergast machine.

5. Jim Pendergast Is Dead at 70: Long Illness Fatal to Political Leader, Nephew of Late Boss Jim Pendergast Is Dead at 70: Long Illness Fatal to Political Leader, Nephew of Late Boss March/29/1966 Photo and obituary for James Michael Pendergast, or James Pendergast (ca. 1896-1966), "the last to carry the family name in the political arena" dying at the age of 70 on March 28, 1966 at his home at...

6. John Pryor John Pryor October/26/1953 Biographical article about John Pryor, a late building contractor and Pendergast machine political figure dying in September 1953.

7. John Pryor John Pryor October/25/1953 Biographical article about John Pryor, a late building contractor and Pendergast machine political figure dying in September 1953.

8. John Pryor John Pryor October/24/1953 Biographical article about John Pryor, a late building contractor and Pendergast machine political figure dying in September 1953.

9. John Pryor John Pryor September/29/1953 Obituary for John Pryor, a building contractor and Pendergast machine political figure dying in September 1953.

10. Journalism Wars of KC's Jazz Age Journalism Wars of KC's Jazz Age February 20, 1990 Article describes "newspaper war" between The Call and The Kansas City American. Felix Payne's American emerged as a competitor to Chester Franklin's Call in 1928. Payne, a Democat, was favored by the...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. New Light on Harding from Kansas Citian's Papers New Light on Harding from Kansas Citian's Papers February/26/1965 Photos and biographical article about former president Warren Harding and his ties to Kansas Citian Emmett Montgomery Reily, or E. Mont Reily (ca. 1866-1954), one of Harding's local supporters appointed...

14. Pendergast Photos Offer Proof of a KC Legend Pendergast Photos Offer Proof of a KC Legend October 19, 2012 Article on Pendergast family photographs used for a documentary on the Pendergast organization and Harry Truman. The photos were provided by Robert Patrick Pendergast, a grand-nephew of Tom Pendergast,...

15. 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...

16. Senn Lawler's Ready Talents Senn Lawler's Ready Talents June/25/1975 Biographical article about Senn Lawler, "publicity director and advertising manager here for Fox Midwest Theaters [from 1936 to 1954] before becoming division manager until his retirement in 1956." Description...

17. 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...