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1. Hock Shop Paradise Hock Shop Paradise March/1/1935 Photos and article about the selling of merchandise stolen from Kansas merchants in Kansas City pawn shops. Description of the subsequent closing of small shops not tied to the Pendergast machine and sentencing...

2. Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In March/1/1935 Essay about the forced relocation of prostitutes from their usual place between 12th, Cherry, Locust, and 13th Streets to "only two blocks over toward Troost" by the Pendergast machine, mainly due to their...

3. Ready-Mixed Whiskey Ready-Mixed Whiskey March/1/1935 Discussion on the supposed price-fixing of alcohol in Kansas City and its relation to the ownership of T. J. Pendergast Wholesale Liquor Company at 2101 Central Street, "the largest distributor of liquor...