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//1978 (2)
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121. 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...

122. The Women--In Public Affairs The Women--In Public Affairs May//1940 Report on Kansas City women's efforts in the city elections that helped oust the Boss Tom Pendergast machine.

123. Tom Pendergast: Boss of Kansas City Ages, and Turn of Fortune Changes Tom Pendergast: Boss of Kansas City Ages, and Turn of Fortune Changes March/21/1938 History of the still-ruling political machine and its illegal activities under Tom Pendergast, with photos, including Pendergast and his concrete plant and liquor distributorship.

124. Tom's Trouble Tom's Trouble April/17/1939 Report of the indictment of Boss Pendergast for income tax evasion and its consequences on organized crime in the city.

125. Truman's "Purge": Aided by Pendergast Machine He Defeats a Stubborn Congressman Truman's "Purge": Aided by Pendergast Machine He Defeats a Stubborn Congressman August/19/1946 Photos and biographical article about President Harry Truman and his defeat in a 1946 primary election of "Kansas City's conservative, wealthy Congressman Roger C. Slaughter, who has blocked some of the...

126. Unbossed Judge Unbossed Judge January/30/1939 Article about the efforts to stop vice in the city by Pendergast machine opponent Judge Southern, with raids on gambling houses and brothels.

127. What, Precisely, Is a Machine? What, Precisely, Is a Machine? January/11/1935 Article about the definition of political machines and the Pendergast machine in Kansas City fitting this definition through unofficial financing, voting fraud, etc.

128. Youth Goes into Action Youth Goes into Action February//1935 Description of the defeat of the Youth Movement led by Fennelly in the election of 1934, involving members being "slugged, kicked, or beaten at the polls."