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1. 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.

2. Citizens v. Boss: Citizens Win Citizens v. Boss: Citizens Win October//1954 History of the extreme turnaround in organization of Kansas City's government, from 1931 when $10 million of $32 million in bond improvements were "utilized illegally for private gain," to 1954 with Kansas...

3. Kansas City House Cleaning Kansas City House Cleaning May//1938 Origins of the federal investigation of political corruption by Judges Albert L. Reeves and Merrill E. Otis and District Attorney Maurice M. Milligan, beginning in about 1936.

4. Kansas City Presents "a Challenge to Missouri" [headline article] Kansas City Presents "a Challenge to Missouri" [headline article] January/12/1935 Illustrated caricature and multiple articles including the "cover story," a reprint from the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch about an investigative report on the threats of Kansas City organized crime to the...

5. Kansas City's Declaration of Independence (with Apologies to Thomas Jefferson) Kansas City's Declaration of Independence (with Apologies to Thomas Jefferson) February/19/1938 Duplicate of the original Declaration of Independence of the United States, adapted to the revolution against the Pendergast machine.

6. Kansas City: Queer Votes Kansas City: Queer Votes October/14/1946 Article about the evidence of vote fraud in the 1946 city elections, involving "Salvatore P. Montell, the Pendergast machine's precinct captain."

7. Machine Admits to Using Police at Elections Machine Admits to Using Police at Elections June/3/1939 Article about "admissions of a machine spokesman about the necessity of the defeat of Governor Stark's police bill for machine purposes."

8. Missouri: Machine Busting Missouri: Machine Busting February/22/1937 Article about the involvements against the Pendergast machine and Federal Judges Merrill Otis and Albert Reeves, following the 1936 election fraud.

9. My Indignation. ..My Shame My Indignation. ..My Shame February/1/1935 Article about the election frauds in Kansas City government, with a photo of fraudulent signatures in a precinct book and a photo of Gil Bourk, promoter of "permanent registration."

10. Our Big Cities Are Perils to the Republic Our Big Cities Are Perils to the Republic May/30/1936 Essay on the "peril" presented to the general American public by "the character of the government of most large American cities" such as Kansas City with its Pendergast machine (not specifically mentioning...

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

12. Perspective--Blood, Ballots and Boodle Perspective--Blood, Ballots and Boodle April/12/1948 Article congratulating the "outstanding job of machine smashing" in Kansas City by Maurice M. Milligan. Also his account told in his book about the political corruption of the Pendergast Machine all the...

13. Politics: Eyes on Kansas City Politics: Eyes on Kansas City July/7/1947 Article about the suspicions of another election fraud by the vestiges of the Pendergast machine and the investigations into it dealing with President Truman.

14. Politics: Pardon Us, Please Politics: Pardon Us, Please September/16/1946 Article speculating about reasons for the pardoning of seventeen officials involved in election frauds, fifteen of them by President Truman.

15. Politics: Pendergast Trouble Politics: Pendergast Trouble May/19/1947 Article about indictments of Kansas City government officials connected with the Pendergast machine for fraudulent procedures in the 1948 election, with supposed ties to President Harry Truman, etc.

16. The Irrepressible Urge to Manipulate: Election Fraud in Rural Missouri, 1940s-1970s The Irrepressible Urge to Manipulate: Election Fraud in Rural Missouri, 1940s-1970s Fall//2000 Article about voting frauds in rural Missouri elections from the 1940s to the 1970s, especially about Sullivan County and Wright County, Missouri, with photos, map, and copies of letters and newspaper...

17. The March of Events around the World: Kansas City Citizens Seek to End Rule of Pendergast The March of Events around the World: Kansas City Citizens Seek to End Rule of Pendergast February/26/1938 Article about the imminent ousting of Tom Pendergast, referred to as "Tammany Hall Jr.," in comparison to the boss of New York City, with a caricature of Pendergast and a lion in a garbage can labelled...

18. The Pendergast Machine and the African-American Vote The Pendergast Machine and the African-American Vote Autumn//1998 Article about the voting behavior and treatment of black people during the Pendergast machine era in Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s, largely in the political wards of Casimir Welch.

19. The Presidency: Busy Week [and] Political Notes: Home to Roost? The Presidency: Busy Week [and] Political Notes: Home to Roost? June/16/1947 Photo (of Harry in a local parade) and articles about President Harry Truman's return to Kansas City in 1947 for political and personal reasons, being accused in involvement with the ongoing Pendergast...

20. What, Precisely, Is a Machine? What, Precisely, Is a Machine? January/11/1935 Article about the definition of political machines and the Pendergast machine in Kansas City fitting this definition through unofficial financing, voting fraud, etc.