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41. Gentlemen, Reach for All: Toppling the Pendergast Machine, 1936-1940 Gentlemen, Reach for All: Toppling the Pendergast Machine, 1936-1940 October 2000 Article discusses the downfall of Boss Tom Pendergast and how it was precipitated in part by turmoil within the Missouri Democratic Party.

42. Getting Taxes Equalized Getting Taxes Equalized June//1941 Story about the sweeping real estate tax reassessments across Jackson County, Missouri, in 1941 and in the wake of political reform after the ousting of the corrupt Pendergast machine. Description of the...

43. Give 'Em Hell, Harry! Give 'Em Hell, Harry! January-February//1982 Article about personal memo documents of Harry S. Truman at the Truman Library, revealing many obscure thoughts, opinions, and actions of the former president, including dealings with the Pendergast machine,...

44. Govt. and Politics: Ready-Mix Regime Govt. and Politics: Ready-Mix Regime September/13/1947 Photo (of Tom Pendergast) and book review of "Tom's Town" by William Reddig, about the Kansas City Pendergast machine headed by Boss Tom Pendergast (owner of the "Ready-Mixed Concrete" company).

45. Had Fun and Didn't Know It! Had Fun and Didn't Know It! 2000 Photos and booklet about the recollections of Dave Wheeler, a long-time Kansas City private investigator and former police officer and amateur softball player. Raised here around elements of the Boss Tom...

46. Harry Morris--The Lawyer's Lawyer Harry Morris--The Lawyer's Lawyer January 1979 Photos and biographical article about Harry Morris, a 66-year-old "chairman of the board of the Kansas City International Bank and Trust" and "one of the nation's leading tax attorneys." Reminiscences...

47. Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman Photos, illustrations, and information on Harry Truman (1884-1972), former President of the United States, national senator from Missouri, Jackson County judge, Kansas City hat merchant, World War I veteran,...

48. Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman April/30/1945 Biographical article about President Harry Truman and his rise to political power starting in Jackson County, Missouri, through endorsement by but not corrupted by the Pendergast machine. Description of...

49. Historic Renovation Nears Completion Historic Renovation Nears Completion February 2, 2006 Article reports the near completion of the renovated Hotel Monroe, located at 1904 Main Street. Once a hub of Pendergast political machinations, the building in 2006 will offer eight luxury condominiums...

50. Hock Shop Paradise Hock Shop Paradise March/1/1935 Photos and article about the selling of merchandise stolen from Kansas merchants in Kansas City pawn shops. Description of the subsequent closing of small shops not tied to the Pendergast machine and sentencing...

51. Horse Racing Sometimes Slow Getting out of the Gate Horse Racing Sometimes Slow Getting out of the Gate January/2/1985 Photos, caption, and article about the history of horse racing in the Kansas City area, with a complete caption about the Riverside Park Jockey Club, run illegally by the Pendergast machine.

52. Investigation of Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce Part 4-A: Missouri Investigation of Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce Part 4-A: Missouri 1951 Testimonies of James Pendergast and Thomas Lacoco, respectively, about ballot theft, gambling money, the Gargotta and Binaggio murders, and other organized crime activities related to the Pendergast machine....

53. It Came from Kansas City: The How and Why behind the Development of Kansas City Jazz It Came from Kansas City: The How and Why behind the Development of Kansas City Jazz Winter-Spring//2001 Photos and article about the development of the unique Kansas City jazz sound and scene in the 1920s-1930s during the Pendergast machine era and the city's efforts to embrace the tradition in recent years....

54. James Pendergast--An Appreciation James Pendergast--An Appreciation November/25/1905 Biographical article about James Pendergast, or Jim Pendergast, referred to here as "'Boss' Pendergast."

55. 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...

56. John Pryor John Pryor October/26/1953 Biographical article about John Pryor, a late building contractor and Pendergast machine political figure dying in September 1953.

57. John Pryor John Pryor October/25/1953 Biographical article about John Pryor, a late building contractor and Pendergast machine political figure dying in September 1953.

58. John Pryor John Pryor October/24/1953 Biographical article about John Pryor, a late building contractor and Pendergast machine political figure dying in September 1953.

59. John Pryor John Pryor September/29/1953 Obituary for John Pryor, a building contractor and Pendergast machine political figure dying in September 1953.

60. Journalism Wars of KC's Jazz Age Journalism Wars of KC's Jazz Age February 20, 1990 Article describes "newspaper war" between The Call and The Kansas City American. Felix Payne's American emerged as a competitor to Chester Franklin's Call in 1928. Payne, a Democat, was favored by the...