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Political Machines (7)
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Pendergast, Tom (3)
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July//1954 (1)
March/13/1938 (1)
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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. Boss Tom Had the Power, Delivered the Patronage Boss Tom Had the Power, Delivered the Patronage February/5-11/1998 Matt Devoe's recollections of the Pendergast era.

3. Pendergast Politcal Machine Pendergast Politcal Machine February/21/1932 Article about Pendergast's political machine and its corruption.

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

5. Political Cartoons Political Cartoons February/18/1940 Political cartoons by Dale Beronius of city political scenes, notably a broom sweeping dust out a front door, with the broom labeled "113,000 votes," referring to the "cleanup" campaign of city housewives....

6. Schindel Political Campaign Schindel Political Campaign October 20, 1910

7. Tarnished Monument Stands as a Reminder of 'Big Jim' Tarnished Monument Stands as a Reminder of 'Big Jim' Feburary 11, 1987 Biographical article about James Pendergast, early political boss of the West Bottoms as First Ward Alderman and older brother of Tom Pendergast. Jim Pendergast was a native of Saint Joseph, Missouri coming...