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141. Thunder over Kansas City: Slaughter and a Challenge Thunder over Kansas City: Slaughter and a Challenge October/1/1938 Third 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...

142. Tom Pendergast Tom Pendergast Newspaper clippings with photos, illustrations, and information about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) and his political machine in Kansas City in the 1920s-1930s, associating with organized crime and election...

143. Tom's Town: Kansas City and the Pendergast Legend Tom's Town: Kansas City and the Pendergast Legend 1947 Description of the legalization of horse racing by the Pendergast machine in the late 1920s, including the establishment of the "Riverside Park Jockey Club" in 1928, in Riverside, Missouri, "five miles...

144. Truman's "Purge": Aided by Pendergast Machine He Defeats a Stubborn Congressman Truman's "Purge": Aided by Pendergast Machine He Defeats a Stubborn Congressman August/19/1946 Photos and biographical article about President Harry Truman and his defeat in a 1946 primary election of "Kansas City's conservative, wealthy Congressman Roger C. Slaughter, who has blocked some of the...

145. Unbossed Judge Unbossed Judge January/30/1939 Article about the efforts to stop vice in the city by Pendergast machine opponent Judge Southern, with raids on gambling houses and brothels.

146. Water Cooler Water Cooler August 1, 2006 Photograph and six quotations related to Tom Pendergast and the era of machine politics in Kansas City. Among those quoted are Tom Pendergast, Jim Pendergast, and Harry S. Truman.

147. What, Precisely, Is a Machine? What, Precisely, Is a Machine? January/11/1935 Article about the definition of political machines and the Pendergast machine in Kansas City fitting this definition through unofficial financing, voting fraud, etc.

148. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photo of Bryce Smith, mayor of Kansas City starting in 1930 during the Pendergast machine era.

149. Will They Be Able to Silence Mr. Bash? Will They Be Able to Silence Mr. Bash? June/28/1935 Photo and biographical article about Thomas Bash, "shooting sheriff" of Jackson County testifying in trial about the shooting regarding Charles Gargotta. Speculations about his reasons for testifying against...

150. William Kemp William Kemp 1968 Photo and bio of William Kemp (1889-1968), mayor of Kansas City from 1946 to 1955 and a leader of several organizations during the Kansas City Centennial in 1950. Description of his life and career as...