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121. Ten Lessons Kansas City Can Teach the Nation Ten Lessons Kansas City Can Teach the Nation November//1955 Description of ten positive aspects of Kansas City's government after the ousting of the Pendergast machine.

122. The Bosses The Bosses 1972 Descriptions of Harry Truman (1886-1972) and his ties to and disagreements with Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast during Truman's tenures as judge, senator and then president.

123. The Defeat The Defeat April/11/1934 News of the 1934 city elections in Kansas City, with four people killed "as a result of gang methods of getting out the vote" by the Pendergast machine and Bryce Smith elected mayor over the "fusionist,"...

124. The End of Pendergast The End of Pendergast July//1939 Article about the downfall of the Pendergast machine and the events leading up to it, starting more or less with murders of federal prisoners "in front of the city's railroad passenger terminal" in 1933....

125. The Forward Kansas City Committee, 1939-1940 The Forward Kansas City Committee, 1939-1940 196-? A 38 page paper from the University of Kansas City, Special Project - 490, about the Forward Kansas City Committee, an organization promoting corruption-free city government in the transition period during...

126. The Ghost of Tom Pendergast The Ghost of Tom Pendergast February 2008 Article about Tom Pendergat's influence on local and national politics. Also discussed is the Pendergast Organization's Ten-Year Plan and the dark side of the Pendergast era. Includes images.

127. The Pendergast Era in Missouri State Politics The Pendergast Era in Missouri State Politics 2004 This chapter discusses the decade of the Great Depression in Missouri and in particular Thomas Pendergast and his influence in state politics. Includes mention of Harry Truman and Governor Lloyd Stark....

128. The Pendergast Machine The Pendergast Machine November//1967 Maps of political ward boundaries from 1875 to 1940.

129. The Pendergast Machine and the African-American Vote The Pendergast Machine and the African-American Vote Autumn//1998 Article about the voting behavior and treatment of black people during the Pendergast machine era in Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s, largely in the political wards of Casimir Welch.

130. The Presidency: Busy Week [and] Political Notes: Home to Roost? The Presidency: Busy Week [and] Political Notes: Home to Roost? June/16/1947 Photo (of Harry in a local parade) and articles about President Harry Truman's return to Kansas City in 1947 for political and personal reasons, being accused in involvement with the ongoing Pendergast...

131. The Presidency: If He's Right, I'm Wrong The Presidency: If He's Right, I'm Wrong July/29/1946 Photo of President Harry Truman and article about his political fight supporting the Jim Pendergast machine candidate Enos Axtell against "conservative Representative Roger Caldwell Slaughter of Missouri's...

132. The Public Indicts the Machine The Public Indicts the Machine April/22/1939 Essay listing several of the criminal practices found out about the Pendergast machine in the wake of Tom Pendergast's prison sentencing in 1939, including violations of the city charter, election frauds,...

133. The Shame of Kansas City: Crime and Machine Rule The Shame of Kansas City: Crime and Machine Rule October//1938 Magazine article on the microfilm roll with photos and information on the Pendergast machine. Comparison of Boss Tom Pendergast to Benito Mussolini (the fascist dictator of Italy) and photos and descriptions...

134. The Upper Class Progressives In Kansas City, 1912-1926 The Upper Class Progressives In Kansas City, 1912-1926 1976 A 126 page thesis submitted to the Department of History in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with honors, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The critique...

135. The Women--In Public Affairs The Women--In Public Affairs May//1940 Report on Kansas City women's efforts in the city elections that helped oust the Boss Tom Pendergast machine.

136. 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.

137. Three Named for Top Honor: Mr. Kansas City Three Named for Top Honor: Mr. Kansas City December 1964 Photo and description of John Gage, former mayor of Kansas City, involved in ending "the evils of Bossism" during Pendergast's regime. Photo and description of Arthur Mag, involved in hospitals, research...

138. Thunder over Kansas City: A Machine and a Massacre Thunder over Kansas City: A Machine and a Massacre September/17/1938 First of a four-part series of magazine articles on the microfilm roll with photos, illustrations, and information on the Pendergast machine of Kansas City. Description of criminal figures associated here...

139. Thunder over Kansas City: Conclusion Thunder over Kansas City: Conclusion October/8/1938 Fourth of a four-part series of magazine articles on the microfilm roll with photos, illustrations, and information on the Pendergast machine of Kansas City. Description of the 1936 election fraud here...

140. Thunder over Kansas City: Murder and an Election Thunder over Kansas City: Murder and an Election September/24/1938 Second of a four-part series of magazine articles on the microfilm roll with photos, illustrations, and information on the Pendergast machine of Kansas City. Description of criminal and legal figures associated...