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21. 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.

22. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 Description of the turbulent 1930s in Kansas City, especially 1933, "a year of culminating evil and achievement."

23. City Window: Hollywood Asks Morris about Truman, Pendergast City Window: Hollywood Asks Morris about Truman, Pendergast June//1983 Photo and biographical article Milton Morris, or Milt Morris, a 71-year-old (in 1983) bar operator and "a chauffeur for Western Missouri Judge Truman at the same time he was a go-fer for the Pendergast...

24. 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,...

25. Clean-Up Campaign Clean-Up Campaign Information on the Clean-Up Campaign in the late 1930s, organized to remove local political machine boss Tom Pendergast from his position of unofficial power over the city.

26. Collapse of Boss Pendergast Domination Collapse of Boss Pendergast Domination April/15/1939 Illustrated caricature and article about the federal indictment of Tom Pendergast and his "lieutenant," R. E. O'Malley, for income tax evasion. Description of the court hearing prosecuted by "U. S. District...

27. Crime: In Truman's Back Yard Crime: In Truman's Back Yard April/17/1950 In-depth story of city politics between slain mob leader Binaggio and President Truman's supporter, Tom Pendergast.

28. Criminal Aspects of the Pendergast Machine Criminal Aspects of the Pendergast Machine January 1997 Detailed examination of the Kansas City political machine of Tom Pendergast (starting with his older brother James Pendergast), "one of the most powerful city machines in United States history," from "the...

29. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), prominent political boss of Kansas City, succeeding his older brother James's political organization. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and coming to...

30. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Maurice Milligan (1884-1959) written by Lawrence H. Larsen. Milligan as a U.S. attorney prosecuted Tom Pendergast.

31. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Thomas J. Pendergast (1872-1945), the political boss of Kansas City, Missouri, roughly during the 1920s and 1930s, responsible for much city government corruption and unenforced criminal activities...

32. Dig into Income: Phil McCrory, Associate of T. J. Pendergast in Liquor Business, Called by Jury Dig into Income: Phil McCrory, Associate of T. J. Pendergast in Liquor Business, Called by Jury April/7/1939 Photo and article about the subpoena "appear before the federal grand jury" of Phil McCrory, "associate of T. J. Pendergast in the wholesale liquor business." Description of the court proceedings in the...

33. Editorial Comment: Lucky "13" for Kansas City? Editorial Comment: Lucky "13" for Kansas City? June//1939 Summary of the thirteen years under the city manager plan of government of Kansas City and its failure due to corruption.

34. Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States //1985 Biography of Tom Pendergast (1870-1945), "Democratic leader of Kansas City and 'boss' of Missouri politics for two decades [the 1920s and 1930s]," "born in St. Joseph, Missouri."

35. Famous Monroe Hotel Slated for Demolition Famous Monroe Hotel Slated for Demolition Winter//1999 Hotel at 1904 Main Street, possibly to be demolished. Built in 1921 and owned by Pendergast starting in 1924, next door to his office as unofficial boss of the city.

36. First Floor Cleaned First Floor Cleaned April/24/1939 News of City Manager Henry F. McElroy's resignation.

37. First Overhaul on Brush Creek First Overhaul on Brush Creek June 20, 1962 The paving of the creek bed began in November 1935, at a cost originally estimated at $1,395,000, and at one time employed 1,647 WPA workers. Concrete was laid eight to 10 inches thick and 70 feet wide....

38. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the City Bosses Franklin D. Roosevelt and the City Bosses //1977 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast, political boss of Kansas City, with comparisons of him to other national urban bosses rising and falling in the Great Depression.

39. Gentlemen, Reach for All: Toppling the Pendergast Machine, 1936-1940 Gentlemen, Reach for All: Toppling the Pendergast Machine, 1936-1940 October 2000 Article discusses the downfall of Boss Tom Pendergast and how it was precipitated in part by turmoil within the Missouri Democratic Party.

40. Goin' to Kansas City Goin' to Kansas City //1987 Book about Kansas City jazz and jazz history, with the title taken from a song by "Little" Willie Littlefield.