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1. Whitewash Whitewash January/25/1935

2. Horse Racing Preceded Casino in Riverside Horse Racing Preceded Casino in Riverside September-December 2013

3. Biography of Guy Brasfield Park (1872-1946), Missouri Governor Biography of Guy Brasfield Park (1872-1946), Missouri Governor 1999

4. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

5. Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" 1999

6. 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...

7. The Upper Class Progressives In Kansas City, 1912-1926 The Upper Class Progressives In Kansas City, 1912-1926 1976 A 126 page thesis submitted to the Department of History in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with honors, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The critique...

8. Civic Housekeepers… And More Civic Housekeepers… And More December 2013 A history of women's organizations and women civic leaders in Kansas City. Beginning the in the 1850s and continuing forward, women in Kansas City sought to form groups that addressed issues of education,...

9. Thomas Pendergast and His Political Machine Thomas Pendergast and His Political Machine 2005 A portion of a chapter in the book is devoted to the Irish Pendergast family and their rise to fame in Kansas City politics in the first half of the 20th century.

10. Machine Defends "Night Life" Machine Defends "Night Life" February 26, 1938 Article about an investigative report by Westbrook Pegler of the Kansas City Journal-Post on the support and justification of the Pendergast machine's organized crime in the city "'on the ground of public...

11. Bennett Champ Clark and the 1936 Presidential Campaign Bennett Champ Clark and the 1936 Presidential Campaign January//1981 Article about federal senator from Missouri Bennett Champ Clark, or Bennett Clark, and his presidential campaign in 1936, "serv[ing] the state during both depression and war," with photos and descriptions...

12. On the Go in a Wide-Open Town: Harry Truman's Kansas City On the Go in a Wide-Open Town: Harry Truman's Kansas City Fall//1998 Article about Kansas City during Harry Truman's local retail and political careers, from 1919 to 1934, starting with his haberdashery (hat store) business, Truman & Jacobson, at 104 West 12th Street, until...

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

14. Recall Unfaithful Officials Recall Unfaithful Officials June/17/1939 Article about the "investigations of grand juries, of the Forward Kansas City Committee and of the beginning of the audits of the city and county governments reveal[ing] incompetence and neglect in government...

15. Ah! Union! Ah! Union! June/7/1935 Article about the 1936 election for Missouri state senator, with Bennett Clark winning over Pendergast candidate Charles Howell despite being "robbed of 20,000 votes in Kansas City."

16. The March of Events: Missouri's Governor The March of Events: Missouri's Governor March/3/1941 Article about the appeals of the results in the 1940 Missouri election for governor by "[t]he two Democratic machines in Missouri, the famous Tom Pendergast organization in Kansas City and its ally, the...

17. The End of Pendergast The End of Pendergast July//1939 Article about the downfall of the Pendergast machine and the events leading up to it, starting more or less with murders of federal prisoners "in front of the city's railroad passenger terminal" in 1933....

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

19. Kansas City Sin: New Drive on Boss Pendergast Started by Missouri Governor Kansas City Sin: New Drive on Boss Pendergast Started by Missouri Governor January/9/1939 Article about the history of campaigns to stop vice-type crime in Kansas City, highlighting the lastest by Governor Lloyd Stark against the vice propagated by the Pendergast machine, especially Downtown....

20. 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...