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1. 1908 Main 1908 Main 1977 Full frontal view of building located at 1908 Main Street; Pendergast's headquarters located on 2nd floor.

2. 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power October/November 1981 Photos (of the man and his office building) and biographical article about the early life and career of Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss with his headquarters building still standing at 1908...

3. 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power January/February 1982 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the middle and later career of Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss with his headquarters building still standing at 1908 Main Street and nominated...

4. A 13-Year Nightmare Ends A 13-Year Nightmare Ends May/6/1939 Letter to the editor reviewing the 13 years (from about 1926 to 1939) of unofficial city government control by the Pendergast machine in Kansas City and the demand for a clean-up campaign to ensure against...

5. A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 July//1992 Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...

6. A Political Boss Talks about His Job A Political Boss Talks about His Job February 1933 Candid interview with Tom Pendergast with several quotes and insights into the Pendergast machine.

7. Ah! Union! Ah! Union! June/7/1935 Article about the 1936 election for Missouri state senator, with Bennett Clark winning over Pendergast candidate Charles Howell despite being "robbed of 20,000 votes in Kansas City."

8. An Interview With Robert Sweeney An Interview With Robert Sweeney 1976-07-28 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded July 28, 1976. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital, 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

9. Anniversary Anniversary April 20, 1940 Article about the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the fall of "the city's machine dictatorship," with a chronology of events in April 1939 starting with the resignation of city manager Henry McElroy...

10. Behind the Scenes with James E. Burke: Burke, Pendergast and J.C. Nichols Behind the Scenes with James E. Burke: Burke, Pendergast and J.C. Nichols August//1981 Excerpt from a 1976 speech given by local real estate developer and former Pendergast associate James Burke, about ties between J. C. Nichols and Tom Pendergast related to the paving of Brush Creek on...

11. Bennett Champ Clark and the 1936 Presidential Campaign Bennett Champ Clark and the 1936 Presidential Campaign January//1981 Article about federal senator from Missouri Bennett Champ Clark, or Bennett Clark, and his presidential campaign in 1936, "serv[ing] the state during both depression and war," with photos and descriptions...

12. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

13. Biography of Guy Brasfield Park (1872-1946), Missouri Governor Biography of Guy Brasfield Park (1872-1946), Missouri Governor 1999

14. Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" 1999

15. Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History of Classic Jazz, 1920-1950 Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History of Classic Jazz, 1920-1950 //1982 Numerous photos and captions, along with discussion about the jazz scene from 1922 to 1948.

16. Boss Pendergast Boss Pendergast February//1937 Unverified article about Kansas City's political boss Tom Pendergast.

17. Boss Rules: Tom Pendergast Holds Missouri Democracy in Hollow of His Hefty Hand Boss Rules: Tom Pendergast Holds Missouri Democracy in Hollow of His Hefty Hand August/15/1936 Article about the influence over the Democratic Party in the Missouri state government by self-proclaimed political boss of Kansas City, Tom Pendergast, with photo and quotes by him and personal insights...

18. Boss Tom Had the Power, Delivered the Patronage Boss Tom Had the Power, Delivered the Patronage February/5-11/1998 Matt Devoe's recollections of the Pendergast era.

19. Boss Tom's Deco Empire Boss Tom's Deco Empire July-August//1986 Photos and article about the Art Deco architecture in Kansas City built under the unofficial administration of political machine boss Tom Pendergast (Thomas J. Pendergast, Sr.) in the Great Depression...

20. Boss Tom's Legacy Boss Tom's Legacy December 2002 Article analyzes the impact of political boss Tom Pendergast on the growth of Kansas City.