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41. Good-By, Boss! Good-By, Boss! August//1939 Unverified article, missing from the bound periodical in this library.

42. Govt. and Politics: Ready-Mix Regime Govt. and Politics: Ready-Mix Regime September/13/1947 Photo (of Tom Pendergast) and book review of "Tom's Town" by William Reddig, about the Kansas City Pendergast machine headed by Boss Tom Pendergast (owner of the "Ready-Mixed Concrete" company).

43. Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman April/30/1945 Biographical article about President Harry Truman and his rise to political power starting in Jackson County, Missouri, through endorsement by but not corrupted by the Pendergast machine. Description of...

44. Historic Building Being Converted to Lofts Historic Building Being Converted to Lofts June 30, 2005 The historic Hotel Monroe at 1904 Main St. once owned by ''corrupt Kansas City political boss TomPendergast in the early to mid-1900s'' is being renovated into eight lofts. The building was added to the...

45. Historic Renovation Nears Completion Historic Renovation Nears Completion February 2, 2006 Article reports the near completion of the renovated Hotel Monroe, located at 1904 Main Street. Once a hub of Pendergast political machinations, the building in 2006 will offer eight luxury condominiums...

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

47. In Honor of Tom Pendergast In Honor of Tom Pendergast June//1978 Photos and article arguing against the promotion by the Kansas City Landmarks Commission and the Kansas City Star "that Tom Pendergast's old office building at 1908 Main be designated for the National...

48. In Manhattan In Manhattan July/22/1935 Photo and description of "Thomas Joseph ("Big Tom") Pendergast," or Tom Pendergast, "Democratic boss of Kansas City," bragging about his control over Kansas City as political boss and comparing himself...

49. Joseph B. Shannon: Political Boss and Twentieth Century "Jeffersonian" Joseph B. Shannon: Political Boss and Twentieth Century "Jeffersonian" 1953 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree for Columbia University describing the career of political boss Joseph Shannon (1867-1943) and his struggles with and against fellow Jackson County, Missouri, Democratic...

50. Junk Dealer Says Hotel's Pendergast Connection Makes It Ideal for a Museum Junk Dealer Says Hotel's Pendergast Connection Makes It Ideal for a Museum September 3-9, 1998 Discusses a proposal put forth by Sleyster to turn the Monroe Hotel and the adjoining building--headquarters of Tom Pendergast--into a museum honoring the city boss.

51. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Photos of Thomas Joseph Pendergast, Sr., or Tom Pendergast in about 1902 and in 1936, with various descriptions of his career and influences on the city throughout the book (specific pages listed in index)....

52. Kansas City Blacks, Harry Truman and the Pendergast Machine Kansas City Blacks, Harry Truman and the Pendergast Machine October 1, 1974 Article explores the political aspects of race relations in Kansas City during the 1920s and 1930s in respect to the Pendergast regime and Harry Truman's place in the political scene. Includes photos of...

53. Kansas City House Cleaning Kansas City House Cleaning May//1938 Origins of the federal investigation of political corruption by Judges Albert L. Reeves and Merrill E. Otis and District Attorney Maurice M. Milligan, beginning in about 1936.

54. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of Tom Pendergast, a wholesale liquor dealer and later a local political machine boss.

55. Kansas City Politics: A Study of Boss Pendergast Kansas City Politics: A Study of Boss Pendergast Summer//1966 Unverified article about the political machine of Boss Tom Pendergast not found in this library.

56. Kansas City Presents "a Challenge to Missouri" [headline article] Kansas City Presents "a Challenge to Missouri" [headline article] January/12/1935 Illustrated caricature and multiple articles including the "cover story," a reprint from the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch about an investigative report on the threats of Kansas City organized crime to the...

57. 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....

58. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story June 21, 1905 Chapter of the book about the decade of the 1930s in Kansas City, highlighting the Pendergast political machine, including "jobs and jazz; crime and corruption," in the era of the Depression, with photos...

59. Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis 2002 Chapter explains the rise of James Pendergast and then Tom Pendergast in Kansas City politics and machine control. Also explains how their control of the city affected events that happened as the jazz...

60. Living with HisStory Living with HisStory March/April 2004 Article describes the former home of Tom Pendergast, at 200 W. 54th Street. The home, also once occupied by KMBC anchorman Larry Moore, was designed by architect Frederick Crosby Gunn.