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21. Biography of William E. Kemp (1889-1968), Mayor Biography of William E. Kemp (1889-1968), Mayor 1999

22. Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator 1999

23. Blacks Have Endowed KC Blacks Have Endowed KC February 10, 1986 Three-part article about three prominent African Americans from Kansas City's past: Judge Carl Johnson, Minnie Crosthwaite, and Rev. D.A. Holmes. Carl Johnson was "the first black elected to a judgeship...

24. City Window: Hollywood Asks Morris about Truman, Pendergast City Window: Hollywood Asks Morris about Truman, Pendergast June//1983 Photo and biographical article Milton Morris, or Milt Morris, a 71-year-old (in 1983) bar operator and "a chauffeur for Western Missouri Judge Truman at the same time he was a go-fer for the Pendergast...

25. Civic Housekeepers And More Civic Housekeepers And More December 2013 A history of women's organizations and women civic leaders in Kansas City. Beginning the in the 1850s and continuing forward, women in Kansas City sought to form groups that addressed issues of education,...

26. Claude Gorton Claude Gorton June 14, 1905 Photo and bio of Claude Gorton (1888-1975), a woman politician "instrumental in getting rid of the Pendergast machine" and "chairman of the Independent Coalition of American Women for Missouri that supported...

27. Criminal Aspects of the Pendergast Machine Criminal Aspects of the Pendergast Machine January 1997 Detailed examination of the Kansas City political machine of Tom Pendergast (starting with his older brother James Pendergast), "one of the most powerful city machines in United States history," from "the...

28. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Description of segregation practices in Kansas City as a factor in the popularity of the Pendergast machine. Discussion on the tradition (still active in 1948) of discrimination against black people through...

29. David Milton Proctor David Milton Proctor Photos and information on David Milton Proctor, or David Proctor, a Missouri state senator and author of books (1936's "Pay Day," 1937's "False Faces on Quality Street," and 1939's "Riding High!", etc.)...

30. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biographical information about Samuel S. Mayerberg (1892-1964), a political and religious figure prominent in "his role in bringing down the Pendergast machine" in the 1930s, unusually outspoken on public...

31. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Merrill E. Otis (1884-1944), a federal judge from Nodaway County, Missouri, instrumental in the conviction of Tom Pendergast during "the excesses of the Pendergast machine" in the 1930s.

32. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Albert L. Reeves (1873-1971), "one of the two judges of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri," involved in the Greenlease kidnaping case and the election fraud...

33. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Roger T. Sermon (1890-1950), "twenty-six-year mayor of the city of Independence," Jackson County, during the Pendergast machine era and "closely allied" with it until 1942.

34. Editorial: Kansas City Assassinations Shock the Nation Editorial: Kansas City Assassinations Shock the Nation April/26/1950 Article about the murders of Charles Binaggio and Charles Gargotta, former mob rivals of James Pendergast, calling into question President Truman's ties to the Pendergast machine such as Charles Binaggio,...

35. False Faces on Quality Street: An Intimate Close-Up View of Political Intrigue, Scandal and Romance False Faces on Quality Street: An Intimate Close-Up View of Political Intrigue, Scandal and Romance in the American City, with Its Daily Drama of Struggles and Pathos; Triumphs and Thrills 1937 Book set in a fictional version of late 1910s to mid-1930s Kansas City (called Larcen City here) and satirizing "the social life and political conditions" revolving around the Pendergast machine. Written...

36. Fanfaronade Fanfaronade May/3/1935 Article about the bars, saloons, and similar "joints" on 12th Street in Kansas City, describing the types of people and businesses prevalent there in the Great Depression, including "underworld tycoon...

37. Federal Justice in Western Missouri: The Judges, the Cases, the Times Federal Justice in Western Missouri: The Judges, the Cases, the Times 1994 Biographical description of Judge John Caskie Collet, a judge of Missouri's Western District during the end of the Pendergast machine. Includes a description of his life and career. He was born in 1898...

38. 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...

39. Ford Closing Stirs Kansas City Ford Closing Stirs Kansas City October/30/1937 Discussion about the "handling of the city's labor troubles" and renewal of "attack on Pendergast machine," in the wake of the closing of the major auto assembly plant.

40. Frank Walsh and His Relationship With the Kansas City Star Frank Walsh and His Relationship With the Kansas City Star 2007 A great deal of detail concerning Irish Kansas City lawyer and political figure, Frank Walsh. Includes information on his connection with the Board of Public Welfare, U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations,...