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61. M. J. Pendergast Dies [and] Pendergast Was a Fighter M. J. Pendergast Dies [and] Pendergast Was a Fighter September/2/1929 Photo and obituary articles for Michael Pendergast (ca. 1867-1929), "former city clerk, and for more than thirty years a leader in the Democratic organization in Kansas City." Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri...

62. M. J. Pendergast Dies Following 4 Years' Illness: Brother of Democratic Leader Inactive Politically M. J. Pendergast Dies Following 4 Years' Illness: Brother of Democratic Leader Inactive Politically since 1925 September/2/1929 Photo and obituary articles for Michael Pendergast (ca. 1867-1929), "lieutenant of the 'big boss'" Tom Pendergast in his Kansas City political machine, dying at the age of 62 on September 2, 1929. Native...

63. 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...

64. Machine Politics: Kansas City Model Machine Politics: Kansas City Model 1940 Master of arts thesis on machine politics in Kansas City with information on political boss Tom Pendergast and many others, etc.

65. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Thomas Pendergast (later Boss Tom Pendergast), "Superintendent of City Streets" since 1900. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1872 and coming to Kansas City in 1888 (according to this...

66. Mighty Monroe Mighty Monroe May/June 2006 Article detailing the conversion of the Hotel Monroe, once owned by Tom Pendergast, located at 1904 Main Street. The author describes the Hotel Monroe Condominiums as "a blend of historic preservation...

67. Missouri--A Threat and a Promise Missouri--A Threat and a Promise November/2/1932 Discussion of Missouri's importance in the 1932 presidential election, influenced by Tom Pendergast and Bennett Champ Clark, "the only two interesting and significant figures in the entire campaign in...

68. Missouri Biographies: Harry S Truman and Pendergast Politics Missouri Biographies: Harry S Truman and Pendergast Politics Winter//1990-1991 Photos and biographical article about Harry Truman operating as presiding judge of the Jackson County Court and national senate candidate under the Kansas City political regime of Tom Pendergast in the...

69. Missouri Dark Mule Missouri Dark Mule October/8/1938 Article about the possible 1940 presidential campaign of Missouri Senator Bennett Champ Clark, or Bennett Clark, discussing his political history, including relations with the Pendergast machine, with...

70. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical descriptions of James Francis Pendergast, or James Pendergast (1856-1911) and his younger brother Tom Pendergast, heir to James's Kansas City political machine.

71. Missouri Has No Governor Missouri Has No Governor February/15/1941 Story about the delay in governor-elect Forrest Donnell taking his office due to a block by the Missouri legislature. Description of the staying-on of Governor Lloyd Stark and political battling at the...

72. Missouri Waltz: Machines Grind Out a Harmony That Drowns Out Reform Forces Missouri Waltz: Machines Grind Out a Harmony That Drowns Out Reform Forces August/19/1940 Photo of Lawrence McDaniel, opponent of Forrest Donnell for governor of Missouri in an article about the continuing influence of the machine politics of Tom Pendergast in Kansas City and Bernard Dickmann...

73. Missouri's "Molly" Stark: They All Came from Missouri and Didn't Believe It Could Be Done but eh Governor Missouri's "Molly" Stark: They All Came from Missouri and Didn't Believe It Could Be Done but eh Governor Showed Them June//1939 Story of the changing loyalties between Missouri Governor Lloyd C. Stark and Kansas City Boss Tom Pendergast, with information on the careers of the Stark family going back to the 1700s.

74. Missouri's Boss Pendergast Missouri's Boss Pendergast December/19/1936 Article about the rise to political power of "Boss Tom Pendergast" starting before 1900 and detailing his political power in Missouri state government as well as in Jackson County and Kansas City. Also...

75. Missouri: A Gentleman's Jury Moves on a Know-Nothing Boss Missouri: A Gentleman's Jury Moves on a Know-Nothing Boss January/2/1937 Photo (of Tom Pendergast) and article about the 1936 election returns and their fraudulent collection led by "the Pendergast machine."

76. Missouri: Kansas City's Boss Rises to New Statewide Power Missouri: Kansas City's Boss Rises to New Statewide Power August/15/1936 Article about the spread of the Pendergast machine's power from Kansas City to the Missouri state government (including his eventual domination of rival Joseph Shannon), with photo of and quotes from Pendergast...

77. Missouri: Machine Busting Missouri: Machine Busting February/22/1937 Article about the involvements against the Pendergast machine and Federal Judges Merrill Otis and Albert Reeves, following the 1936 election fraud.

78. Missouri: That Man Again Missouri: That Man Again August/19/1940 Article about the restoration of "Pendergastery" in Missouri politics with the election of Senator Harry Truman and defeat of Maurice Milligan (for senator) and Lloyd Stark (for governor), with the help...

79. Missouri: Zealous Judges Missouri: Zealous Judges February/6/1939 Story about attempts to crack down on organized gambling through the courts, notably by the actions of Judge Southern.

80. National Affairs--Missouri: "Vote of Confidence" National Affairs--Missouri: "Vote of Confidence" April/11/1938 Photo of Tom Pendergast and his nephew James Michael Pendergast, or James Pendergast (designated to take over for his uncle soon), in an article about the "re-election" of his political machine in 1936,...