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1. Clean-Up Campaign Clean-Up Campaign Information on the Clean-Up Campaign in the late 1930s, organized to remove local political machine boss Tom Pendergast from his position of unofficial power over the city.

2. Kansas City Politics and Government Kansas City Politics and Government Information on local city and county government and political issues and organizations, especially during the Pendergast era.

3. Barber, Anthony Barber, Anthony Information, including a photo, about Anthony Barber, a controversial and elusive political figure in 1980s-1990s Jackson County government, associated with rock quarries, and suspected political boss....

4. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the City Bosses Franklin D. Roosevelt and the City Bosses //1977 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast, political boss of Kansas City, with comparisons of him to other national urban bosses rising and falling in the Great Depression.

5. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Descriptions of Joseph Shannon (1867-1943), a Democratic political leader in late 19th and early 20th century Kansas City. Native of Saint Louis coming here in 1872 and becoming a political rival of Tom...

6. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Photos of Thomas Joseph Pendergast, Sr., or Tom Pendergast in about 1902 and in 1936, with various descriptions of his career and influences on the city throughout the book (specific pages listed in index)....

7. Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States //1985 Biography of Tom Pendergast (1870-1945), "Democratic leader of Kansas City and 'boss' of Missouri politics for two decades [the 1920s and 1930s]," "born in St. Joseph, Missouri."

8. The City Manager The City Manager 1927 Photo and chapter of the book about Henry McElroy, city manager of Kansas City starting in 1926. Description of his life and career, born in Illinois in 1865 and coming to Kansas City in 1895 "engaged...

9. The Big Bosses The Big Bosses 1944 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss of Kansas City mainly during the 1920s and 1930s, with details of his "rule" and politicians practically "appointed" by him across the...

10. Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years 1947 Chapter of the book about the Rabbits and Goats factions of the Jackson County Democratic Party and the role of their leaders such as Jim Pendergast, Tom Pendergast, and James Reed (all Goats) in the Missouri...

11. Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years 1947 Chapter of the book about the corruption found in Missouri state government records by the author with the help of Kansas City lawyers Frank Walsh and Phil Toll, including an incident leading to the exposing...

12. Joseph B. Shannon: Political Boss and Twentieth Century "Jeffersonian" Joseph B. Shannon: Political Boss and Twentieth Century "Jeffersonian" 1953 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree for Columbia University describing the career of political boss Joseph Shannon (1867-1943) and his struggles with and against fellow Jackson County, Missouri, Democratic...

13. 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.

14. The Politics of Reform: Kansas City's Municipal Government, 1925-1950 The Politics of Reform: Kansas City's Municipal Government, 1925-1950 1956 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree from the University of Chicago about the city government of Kansas City during the "council-manager" period, the first half of which served as "a symbol of municipal...

15. Secret File Secret File 1969 Chapter of the book about the federal law enforcement point of view on the political machine in Missouri of Boss Tom Pendergast of Kansas City especially during the 1930s. Description of his criminal investigations...

16. The Bosses The Bosses 1972 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss of Kansas City mainly during the 1920s and 1930s, with details of his "rule" and comparisons to other city bosses across the country....

17. The Upper Class Progressives In Kansas City, 1912-1926 The Upper Class Progressives In Kansas City, 1912-1926 1976 A 126 page thesis submitted to the Department of History in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts with honors, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The critique...

18. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of "Casimir John Joseph Michael "Cas" Welch," or Casimir Welch (1873-1936), "a colorful Kansas City Democratic machine politician of the Pendergast era" of Irish descent controlling east of downtown...

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

20. 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...