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1. 'S Not 'N Eagle--'S 'N Owl 'S Not 'N Eagle--'S 'N Owl April/19/1935 Photo of Conrad Mann, Chief beneficiary from membership drives by the Eages" club, ort he Fraternal Order of Eages in Kansas City, in an article about the club's drive to add 3,000 members from the Pendergast...

2. . ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month July//1948 Photo and biographical article about John Gage, former mayor of Kansas City from 1940 to 1946, afterwards serving as "attorney and a director of the Kansas City American Royal Association" and previously...

3. A 13-Year Nightmare Ends A 13-Year Nightmare Ends May/6/1939 Letter to the editor reviewing the 13 years (from about 1926 to 1939) of unofficial city government control by the Pendergast machine in Kansas City and the demand for a clean-up campaign to ensure against...

4. A Bead on the Goats: Coalition Leader Seeks End of Pendergast Power A Bead on the Goats: Coalition Leader Seeks End of Pendergast Power July//1954 Article about the movement to purge the Kansas City area of its last vestiges of the Pendergast machine in the form of three court officers in an election.

5. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 2002 A mention of Felix Payne, a local African American and nightclub owner during the Pendergast years and early jazz scene.

6. A Political Boss Talks about His Job A Political Boss Talks about His Job February 1933 Candid interview with Tom Pendergast with several quotes and insights into the Pendergast machine.

7. Administrative Problems of Water Works in Wartime: Kansas City Administrative Problems of Water Works in Wartime: Kansas City August//1942 Discussion of the "personnel difficulties encountered in the Water Department at Kansas City, Mo.," from the transition of the Pendergast machine in the late 1930s to the "reformed" city government of...

8. Be Proud, Citizens! Be Proud, Citizens! January/11/1935 Article about the ironic description of Kansas City by Judge Brown Harris "as 'probably the most law-abiding city in the United States.'" Irony due to the judge's association with the Pendergast machine...

9. Biography of Albert L. Reeves (1873-1971), Judge Biography of Albert L. Reeves (1873-1971), Judge 1999

10. Biography of Bryce B. Smith (1878-1962), Mayor of Kansas City, 1930-1934 Biography of Bryce B. Smith (1878-1962), Mayor of Kansas City, 1930-1934 1999

11. Biography of Casimir John Joseph Michael Welch (1873-1936), Politician Biography of Casimir John Joseph Michael Welch (1873-1936), Politician 1999

12. Biography of Henry Francis McElroy (1865-1939), City Manager Biography of Henry Francis McElroy (1865-1939), City Manager 1999

13. Biography of James Francis Pendergast (1856-1911), Kansas City Alderman Biography of James Francis Pendergast (1856-1911), Kansas City Alderman 1999

14. Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure 2007

15. Biography of Joseph B. Shannon (1867-1943), Congressman Biography of Joseph B. Shannon (1867-1943), Congressman 1999

16. Biography of Roy A. Roberts (1887-1967), Newspaperman Biography of Roy A. Roberts (1887-1967), Newspaperman 1999

17. Biography of Ruby D. Garrett (1882-1969), Attorney and Politician Biography of Ruby D. Garrett (1882-1969), Attorney and Politician 1999

18. Biography of Samuel S. Mayerberg (1892-1964), Rabbi Biography of Samuel S. Mayerberg (1892-1964), Rabbi 2007

19. Biography of The Rev. D. A. Holmes(1876-1972), Minister and Community Leader Biography of The Rev. D. A. Holmes(1876-1972), Minister and Community Leader 1999

20. Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" 1999