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81. May We Present W. W. (Tom) Graves May We Present W. W. (Tom) Graves May/31/1935 Photo and biographical article about W. W. Graves, Jr. (Waller Washington Graves), or Tom Graves, prosecuting attorney of Jackson County with close ties to the Pendergast machine.

82. Missouri Dark Mule Missouri Dark Mule October/8/1938 Article about the possible 1940 presidential campaign of Missouri Senator Bennett Champ Clark, or Bennett Clark, discussing his political history, including relations with the Pendergast machine, with...

83. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical descriptions of James Francis Pendergast, or James Pendergast (1856-1911) and his younger brother Tom Pendergast, heir to James's Kansas City political machine.

84. Missouri Governor: Both Candidates Come from Lebanon Missouri Governor: Both Candidates Come from Lebanon November/6/1944 Article about the two main candidates for Missouri Governor, Phil M. Donnelly and Jean Paul Bradshaw, both from Lebanon, Missouri, and "legal and political rivals" in Laclede County for two often opposing...

85. Missouri Politics: State Government Stands Still as Democrats Try to "Steal' Governorship Missouri Politics: State Government Stands Still as Democrats Try to "Steal' Governorship February/24/1941 Photos and article about the 1940 gubernatorial election in Missouri, involving outgoing Governor Lloyd Stark (anti-Pendergast), defeated Lawrence McDaniel, victorious Forrest Donnell, James Blair, Jr....

86. Missouri Waltz: The Inside Story of the Pendergast Machine by the Man Who Smashed It Missouri Waltz: The Inside Story of the Pendergast Machine by the Man Who Smashed It 1948 Chapter of the book about the Union Station Massacre in 1933 and the events leading up to and following it, including descriptions of John Lazia, "Pretty Boy" Floyd, or Pretty Boy Floyd, and police officers...

87. Missouri: A Gentleman's Jury Moves on a Know-Nothing Boss Missouri: A Gentleman's Jury Moves on a Know-Nothing Boss January/2/1937 Photo (of Tom Pendergast) and article about the 1936 election returns and their fraudulent collection led by "the Pendergast machine."

88. Missouri: Kansas City's Boss Rises to New Statewide Power Missouri: Kansas City's Boss Rises to New Statewide Power August/15/1936 Article about the spread of the Pendergast machine's power from Kansas City to the Missouri state government (including his eventual domination of rival Joseph Shannon), with photo of and quotes from Pendergast...

89. Missouri: Machine Busting Missouri: Machine Busting February/22/1937 Article about the involvements against the Pendergast machine and Federal Judges Merrill Otis and Albert Reeves, following the 1936 election fraud.

90. Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In March/1/1935 Essay about the forced relocation of prostitutes from their usual place between 12th, Cherry, Locust, and 13th Streets to "only two blocks over toward Troost" by the Pendergast machine, mainly due to their...

91. Municipal Service Bureau Satisfies Vexed Citizens Municipal Service Bureau Satisfies Vexed Citizens September//1942 Photo and article about the "Kansas City Bureau of Information and Service" or "Information and Service Bureau" of the city government at City Hall, "established September 1, 1940" for public provision...

92. National Affairs--Missouri: Zealous Judges National Affairs--Missouri: Zealous Judges February/6/1939 Photo of "Missouri's Circuit Judge" Allen Southern and article about his role in the prosecution of Kansas City officials involved in organized crime with the Pendergast machine. Mention of Governor Lloyd...

93. National Affairs: Republic, Pendergast Style National Affairs: Republic, Pendergast Style August/19/1946 Photo and article about the apparent return of power of the Pendergast machine in Kansas City in the 1946 elections with the victory of Jim Pendergast-backed Enos Axtell for national representative. Photos...

94. New Light on Harding from Kansas Citian's Papers New Light on Harding from Kansas Citian's Papers February/26/1965 Photos and biographical article about former president Warren Harding and his ties to Kansas Citian Emmett Montgomery Reily, or E. Mont Reily (ca. 1866-1954), one of Harding's local supporters appointed...

95. Nicking Street Car Riders' Nickels Nicking Street Car Riders' Nickels February/8/1935 Photo and biographical article about Brigadier-General E. M. Stayton, "Kansas City street railway commissioner," resident of Independence, and former teacher in Independence starting in 1907. Description...

96. On the Go in a Wide-Open Town: Harry Truman's Kansas City On the Go in a Wide-Open Town: Harry Truman's Kansas City Fall//1998 Article about Kansas City during Harry Truman's local retail and political careers, from 1919 to 1934, starting with his haberdashery (hat store) business, Truman & Jacobson, at 104 West 12th Street, until...

97. One Place the Machine Failed One Place the Machine Failed March/29/1935 Photo of C. Whit Pfeiffer, "secretary of the charity bureau" and "[p]erhaps the man most responsible for the high level that relief work has been carried on in Kansas City and Jackson county." Description...

98. One Year Ago This Week One Year Ago This Week March/8/1935 Descriptions of incidents in Kansas City on March 12-13, 1934, involving the blockage of registered voters from the polls and bringing in of paid voters by the Pendergast machine for "[t]wo bits a vote."...

99. Opposition to the Pendergast Machine, 1925-1934 Opposition to the Pendergast Machine, 1925-1934 1955 Thesis about the Tom Pendergast machine, starting with 1925 and including a large section on Rabbi Mayerberg's "crusade" against the machine.

100. Organized Crime in Kansas City, Missouri Organized Crime in Kansas City, Missouri 2007 Book jacket reads: "The alliance between organized crime and politics was never stronger than it was in Kansas City, where the local Mob boss controlled the police department and terrorized elections.......