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81. National Affairs--Missouri: Zealous Judges National Affairs--Missouri: Zealous Judges February/6/1939 Photo of "Missouri's Circuit Judge" Allen Southern and article about his role in the prosecution of Kansas City officials involved in organized crime with the Pendergast machine. Mention of Governor Lloyd...

82. Old Haunt, New History Old Haunt, New History March 16, 2006 Article describes renovations underway in 2006 to convert the Monroe Hotel building at 1904 Main Street into condominiums. The hotel, once adjacent to Tom Pendergast's Jackson County Democratic Club office,...

83. 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...

84. Opposition to the Pendergast Machine, 1925-1934 Opposition to the Pendergast Machine, 1925-1934 1955 Thesis about the Tom Pendergast machine, starting with 1925 and including a large section on Rabbi Mayerberg's "crusade" against the machine.

85. 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...

86. Organized Crime in Kansas City, Missouri Organized Crime in Kansas City, Missouri 2007 Book jacket reads: "The alliance between organized crime and politics was never stronger than it was in Kansas City, where the local Mob boss controlled the police department and terrorized elections.......

87. Our Big Cities Are Perils to the Republic Our Big Cities Are Perils to the Republic May/30/1936 Essay on the "peril" presented to the general American public by "the character of the government of most large American cities" such as Kansas City with its Pendergast machine (not specifically mentioning...

88. Pendergast Funeral Pendergast Funeral 1945 Photograph of Harry Truman speaking to James Pendergast after Tom Pendergast's funeral.

89. Pendergast Machine Pendergast Machine January-July/11-19/1935 Entire two-volume series of the "Future" magazine focusing on the Pendergast machine of Kansas City and its various and nefarious activities and officials, with a penchant for sensationalism, propaganda,...

90. Pendergast Machine Pendergast Machine June 16, 1905 Chapter of the book about "the menace of the Pendergast machine" to federal justice in western Missouri from 1933 to 1939, during Tom Pendergast's term of illegal "statewide power" out of Kansas City.

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

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

93. Pendergast Project is Almost Done Pendergast Project is Almost Done May 21, 2012 Article describes renovations to the former Jackson Democratic Club building at 1908 Main Street. The building was the headquarters of political boss Tom Pendergast during the 1920s and 1930s. It was recently...

94. Pendergast Residence Pendergast Residence March 28, 1905 Listing of Tom Pendergast's residence in 1914 at 301 West 13th Street and his T. J. Pendergast Liquor Company at 525 Delaware Street.

95. Pendergast Residence Pendergast Residence March 29, 1905 Listing of Tom Pendergast's residence in 1915 at 200 West 54th Street and his T. J. Pendergast Wholesale Liquor Company at 527 Delaware Street in the Midland Building.

96. Pendergast Residence Pendergast Residence April 12, 1905 Listing of Tom Pendergast's (vice-president of Ready Mixed Concrete Company) residence in 1929 at 5650 Ward Parkway.

97. Pendergast vs. Stark: Politics, Patronage, and the 1938 Supreme Court Democratic Primary Pendergast vs. Stark: Politics, Patronage, and the 1938 Supreme Court Democratic Primary April 2002 Article describes conflict between Tom Pendergast and Governor Lloyd Stark over appointments to State office and the contest between James V. Billings and James M. Douglas in the 1938 primary for a Missouri...

98. Persistence Pays Persistence Pays May//1955 Election of local party candidates over political machine members to dispell Pendergast's hold on the city with the Democratic Party.

99. Perspective--Blood, Ballots and Boodle Perspective--Blood, Ballots and Boodle April/12/1948 Article congratulating the "outstanding job of machine smashing" in Kansas City by Maurice M. Milligan. Also his account told in his book about the political corruption of the Pendergast Machine all the...

100. Political History of Jackson County: Biographical Sketches of Men Who Have Helped to Make It Political History of Jackson County: Biographical Sketches of Men Who Have Helped to Make It 1902 Photo and bio of Thomas Joseph Pendergast, or Tom Pendergast, "Democratic nominee for marshal of Jackson County." Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1872 and coming "to Kansas City in 1890" as a business...