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1. Biography of James Francis Pendergast (1856-1911), Kansas City Alderman Biography of James Francis Pendergast (1856-1911), Kansas City Alderman 1999

2. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about James Francis Pendergast, or James Pendergast (1856-1911), older brother of Tom Pendergast and originator of the Kansas City Pendergast political machine. Born in Ohio and coming...

3. 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...

4. First Ward to Ward Parkway First Ward to Ward Parkway March/15/1935 Photo and description of the new Jackson County Courthouse and plans for two more "Pendergast Pyramids"--a municipal auditorium and city hall, all constructed with Tom Pendergast's Ready Mixed Concrete...

5. From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City 2000 References to the Pendergast family, very influential in the city government of Kansas City, starting with James in the 1870s and continuing with Tom until 1940 and on, responsible for the wide-open vice...

6. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City //1976 History of Irish people in the city originally coming to Kansas City to escape the 1840s potato famine, entering unskilled labor at first before making larger impacts in religion and politics.

7. Jim Pendergast Is Dead at 70: Long Illness Fatal to Political Leader, Nephew of Late Boss Jim Pendergast Is Dead at 70: Long Illness Fatal to Political Leader, Nephew of Late Boss March/29/1966 Photo and obituary for James Michael Pendergast, or James Pendergast (ca. 1896-1966), "the last to carry the family name in the political arena" dying at the age of 70 on March 28, 1966 at his home at...

8. Ninth Street and State Line--The World's Wettest Block Ninth Street and State Line--The World's Wettest Block October, 2004 Article detailing the history of "the wettest block in the world"--9th Street from State Line to Genesee Street in the West Bottoms. The author reports that by 1909, 25 saloons filled all but two storefronts...

9. Obituary for Martin Crowe Obituary for Martin Crowe January 16, 1948 Obituary for Martin Crowe, former alderman and county marshal in Jackson County, always remaining loyal to the Pendergast family, dying in 1948.

10. Our Times: The Best from The Reporter Our Times: The Best from The Reporter 1951 (1960 edition) Chapter of a book on the history of Kansas City's 12th Street, developed mainly after the Civil War and growing under with the activities of Jim Pendergast, Quality Hill, etc., and called "Sin Street."...

11. Pendergast Photos Offer Proof of a KC Legend Pendergast Photos Offer Proof of a KC Legend October 19, 2012 Article on Pendergast family photographs used for a documentary on the Pendergast organization and Harry Truman. The photos were provided by Robert Patrick Pendergast, a grand-nephew of Tom Pendergast,...

12. Pendergast Political Machine Pendergast Political Machine Biographies of political figures during the rise and fall of the Pendergast political machine, from about 1890 to about 1945.

13. Politics: Is Tom Pendergast Really Dead? Politics: Is Tom Pendergast Really Dead? August//1970 Article describing the book by Professor Thomas Murphy about Kansas City's history of crime in city politics, from Old West days to the Pendergast machine and beyond.

14. Snapshots of the Week Snapshots of the Week March/15/1935

15. Thomas J. Pendergast Thomas J. Pendergast File containing 1930s newspaper articles on Tom Pendergast, his brother James Pendergast, and other family members, from the mounted clipping file with an index. Also photostat copies of magazine articles...

16. Thomas Pendergast and His Political Machine Thomas Pendergast and His Political Machine 2005 A portion of a chapter in the book is devoted to the Irish Pendergast family and their rise to fame in Kansas City politics in the first half of the 20th century.