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1. 171 Voters Are Registered from the Fox Hotel 171 Voters Are Registered from the Fox Hotel January//1919 Illustration of the Fox Hotel and list of voters registered from there.

2. 1934 Election Frauds 1934 Election Frauds 1934 Collection of clippings about the 1934 election frauds and murders.

3. 1936 Election Frauds 1936 Election Frauds 1936 Collection of clippings about the 1936 election frauds.

4. 1946 Election Frauds 1946 Election Frauds 1946 Collection of clippings about the election frauds of 1946.

5. A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 July//1992 Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...

6. 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.

7. Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1875-1927 Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...

8. Can It Happen Here? Can It Happen Here? June//1939 Comparison of city government corruption between Kansas City and Cincinnati, the more "rotten" one at the time being Kansas City.

9. Cheese Joins the Gang Cheese Joins the Gang May/31/1935 Photo and biographical article about Charley Casciola, or Cheese Casciola, a "hoodlum machine election 'worker'" acquitted of involvement in "the bloody election day murders March 27, 1934."

10. Cities: Kansas City Dynamite Cities: Kansas City Dynamite June/9/1947 Article about the robbery of the Jackson County Courthouse on 12th Street, supposedly of voting nominations, by James Michael Pendergast, or Jim Pendergast.

11. 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...

12. Citizens' Election Committee in Action Citizens' Election Committee in Action October/17/1936 Story of political corruption involving Democratic party officials at the polls and threatening phone calls following a police interaction.

13. Col. Whitten to Discuss Vote Fraud, Friday Col. Whitten to Discuss Vote Fraud, Friday December/2/1939 Public speech and discussion announcement to be presented by Colonel Whitten on "Vote Fraud--A Thing of the Past?"

14. Election Day Murders Election Day Murders March-September/25-10/1934-1957 Numerous articles following the Election Day Murders involving election fraud and intimidation of voters by gangsters.

15. Election Frauds at Close Range Election Frauds at Close Range February//1919 Former mayor "Beardsley's experience with election crooks in Kansas City."

16. Federal Court Convicts 41 Election Crooks Federal Court Convicts 41 Election Crooks June/12/1937 Convictions and indictments of persons involved in the "election outrages of Nov. 3, 1936," by a federal grand jury.

17. Fox Hotel Still "Foxy" Fox Hotel Still "Foxy" October/23/1920 Illustration of the Fox Hotel and discussion about the "padded" number of voters registered from there, increased from 171 to 259 from the previous year.

18. Good Prospects for Permanent Registration Good Prospects for Permanent Registration January/14/1933 Essay on the favorable chances of the approval of permanent registration, a more efficient and honest voting registration system.

19. How Many Fraudulent Voters? How Many Fraudulent Voters? December/23/1939 Quest to determine miscount of voters.

20. Investigation of Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce Part 4-A: Missouri Investigation of Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce Part 4-A: Missouri 1951 Testimonies of James Pendergast and Thomas Lacoco, respectively, about ballot theft, gambling money, the Gargotta and Binaggio murders, and other organized crime activities related to the Pendergast machine....