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1. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of "Casimir John Joseph Michael "Cas" Welch," or Casimir Welch (1873-1936), "a colorful Kansas City Democratic machine politician of the Pendergast era" of Irish descent controlling east of downtown...

2. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biographical information about Samuel S. Mayerberg (1892-1964), a political and religious figure prominent in "his role in bringing down the Pendergast machine" in the 1930s, unusually outspoken on public...

3. 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...

4. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Roger T. Sermon (1890-1950), "twenty-six-year mayor of the city of Independence," Jackson County, during the Pendergast machine era and "closely allied" with it until 1942.

5. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Joseph Shannon (1867-1943), the main political rival and partner of Jim and Tom Pendergast in Kansas City government's Democratic Party during the early years of the 20th century. Also national...

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. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Descriptions of Joseph Shannon (1867-1943), a Democratic political leader in late 19th and early 20th century Kansas City. Native of Saint Louis coming here in 1872 and becoming a political rival of Tom...

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: 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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.

14. Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years 1947 Chapter of the book about the Rabbits and Goats factions of the Jackson County Democratic Party and the role of their leaders such as Jim Pendergast, Tom Pendergast, and James Reed (all Goats) in the Missouri...

15. Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years 1947 Chapter of the book about the corruption found in Missouri state government records by the author with the help of Kansas City lawyers Frank Walsh and Phil Toll, including an incident leading to the exposing...

16. Secret File Secret File 1969 Chapter of the book about the federal law enforcement point of view on the political machine in Missouri of Boss Tom Pendergast of Kansas City especially during the 1930s. Description of his criminal investigations...

17. The Big Bosses The Big Bosses 1944 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss of Kansas City mainly during the 1920s and 1930s, with details of his "rule" and politicians practically "appointed" by him across the...

18. The Bosses The Bosses 1972 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss of Kansas City mainly during the 1920s and 1930s, with details of his "rule" and comparisons to other city bosses across the country....

19. The City Manager The City Manager 1927 Photo and chapter of the book about Henry McElroy, city manager of Kansas City starting in 1926. Description of his life and career, born in Illinois in 1865 and coming to Kansas City in 1895 "engaged...

20. The Politics of Reform: Kansas City's Municipal Government, 1925-1950 The Politics of Reform: Kansas City's Municipal Government, 1925-1950 1956 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree from the University of Chicago about the city government of Kansas City during the "council-manager" period, the first half of which served as "a symbol of municipal...