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121. 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....

122. The Ghost of Tom Pendergast The Ghost of Tom Pendergast February 2008 Article about Tom Pendergat's influence on local and national politics. Also discussed is the Pendergast Organization's Ten-Year Plan and the dark side of the Pendergast era. Includes images.

123. 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...

124. 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...

125. The Mayor's Wife: Crusade in Kansas City The Mayor's Wife: Crusade in Kansas City 1953 Book (written by Albert Beach's widow Marjorie Beach) about the life and machine-fighting political career of Albert Isaac Beach, or Albert Beach (1883-1939), mayor of Kansas City from 1924 to 1930 during...

126. The Other Side of Tom Pendergast The Other Side of Tom Pendergast January-February//1978 Article and interview with Tom Pendergast, Jr. (pictured), about the charitable side of his father, the political boss Tom Pendergast (also pictured), during the Depression in Kansas City, highlighting...

127. The Pendergast Era in Missouri State Politics The Pendergast Era in Missouri State Politics 2004 This chapter discusses the decade of the Great Depression in Missouri and in particular Thomas Pendergast and his influence in state politics. Includes mention of Harry Truman and Governor Lloyd Stark....

128. 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.

129. The Place Where All Men Strive To Be: Harry S. Truman on the Eve of the 1934 Senate Campaign The Place Where All Men Strive To Be: Harry S. Truman on the Eve of the 1934 Senate Campaign Fall 2004; Winter 2004/2005 Two-part series detailing Harry S. Truman's early political career including his two terms as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, Missouri. In the early 1930s Truman "began to write long memorandums to...

130. The Politics of Philanthropy: The Contrasting Styles of Pendergast and Volker The Politics of Philanthropy: The Contrasting Styles of Pendergast and Volker Summer-Autumn, 2002 Article compares the similarities between the philanthropic efforts of Tom Pendergast and William Volker in Kansas City.

131. The Politics of Reform: Kansas City's Municipal Government, 1925-1950 The Politics of Reform: Kansas City's Municipal Government, 1925-1950 1956 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree from the University of Chicago about the city government of Kansas City during the "council-manager" period, the first half of which served as "a symbol of municipal...

132. The Public Indicts the Machine The Public Indicts the Machine April/22/1939 Essay listing several of the criminal practices found out about the Pendergast machine in the wake of Tom Pendergast's prison sentencing in 1939, including violations of the city charter, election frauds,...

133. The Shame of Kansas City: Crime and Machine Rule The Shame of Kansas City: Crime and Machine Rule October//1938 Magazine article on the microfilm roll with photos and information on the Pendergast machine. Comparison of Boss Tom Pendergast to Benito Mussolini (the fascist dictator of Italy) and photos and descriptions...

134. The Story of the Kansas City Star Newspaper From Its Beginnings in 1880s to the 1950s The Story of the Kansas City Star Newspaper From Its Beginnings in 1880s to the 1950s 2007 This book traces the first 70 years of the history of The Kansas City Star newspaper, tracing "the shifting fortunes of a great newspaper and the compelling 'power of purpose' it exerted from the birth...

135. 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...

136. The Way We Weren't The Way We Weren't December, 2004 Article discusses several historians' attitudes toward Tom Pendergast and his Kansas City political machine. The author highlights the negative aspects of Pendergast and his associates, reacting to historian...

137. These Residences, Just Completed in Consecutive Blocks on Ward Parkway, Heighten the Interest in That These Residences, Just Completed in Consecutive Blocks on Ward Parkway, Heighten the Interest in That Street of Fine Homes May/12/1929 Photos and caption about the new Ward Parkway homes of Tom Pendergast (5650 Ward Parkway), Michael Katz, or Mike Katz (southwest corner of Ward Parkway and Stratford Road), and Raymond White (5735 Ward...

138. Thomas J. Pendergast Thomas J. Pendergast File containing 1930s newspaper articles on Tom Pendergast, his brother James Pendergast, and other family members, from the mounted clipping file with an index. Also photostat copies of magazine articles...

139. 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.

140. Thunder over Kansas City: A Machine and a Massacre Thunder over Kansas City: A Machine and a Massacre September/17/1938 First of a four-part series of magazine articles on the microfilm roll with photos, illustrations, and information on the Pendergast machine of Kansas City. Description of criminal figures associated here...