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41. 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...

42. 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)....

43. Kansas City Begins Council-Manager Government Kansas City Begins Council-Manager Government May//1926 Photo and article about the commencement of Kansas City's council-manager form of government and its first city manager, Henry McElroy (pictured with his family).

44. Kansas City Cleanup Kansas City Cleanup April/15/1940 Article about the elections encouraged by Mayor Gage spurring on the removal of the Pendergast machine.

45. Kansas City Clings to an Ideal Kansas City Clings to an Ideal June//1940 Discussion about Kansas City's recovery from the Pendergast regime in an editorial comment.

46. Kansas City Has Its Chin Up Kansas City Has Its Chin Up November//1941 Article about the political "house-cleaning" to start afresh after the imprisonment of Pendergast.

47. Kansas City House Cleaning Kansas City House Cleaning May//1938 Origins of the federal investigation of political corruption by Judges Albert L. Reeves and Merrill E. Otis and District Attorney Maurice M. Milligan, beginning in about 1936.

48. 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.

49. Kansas City Politics: A Study of Boss Pendergast Kansas City Politics: A Study of Boss Pendergast Summer//1966 Unverified article about the political machine of Boss Tom Pendergast not found in this library.

50. Kansas City Presents "a Challenge to Missouri" [headline article] Kansas City Presents "a Challenge to Missouri" [headline article] January/12/1935 Illustrated caricature and multiple articles including the "cover story," a reprint from the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch about an investigative report on the threats of Kansas City organized crime to the...

51. Kansas City Sin: New Drive on Boss Pendergast Started by Missouri Governor Kansas City Sin: New Drive on Boss Pendergast Started by Missouri Governor January/9/1939 Article about the history of campaigns to stop vice-type crime in Kansas City, highlighting the lastest by Governor Lloyd Stark against the vice propagated by the Pendergast machine, especially Downtown....

52. Kansas City Will Try Again Kansas City Will Try Again February//1938 Article about the upcoming opportunity "to oust the [Tom] Pendergast machine," and history of the council-manager plan of city government since 1916.

53. Kansas City's Declaration of Independence (with Apologies to Thomas Jefferson) Kansas City's Declaration of Independence (with Apologies to Thomas Jefferson) February/19/1938 Duplicate of the original Declaration of Independence of the United States, adapted to the revolution against the Pendergast machine.

54. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story June 21, 1905 Chapter of the book about the decade of the 1930s in Kansas City, highlighting the Pendergast political machine, including "jobs and jazz; crime and corruption," in the era of the Depression, with photos...

55. Kansas City: Queer Votes Kansas City: Queer Votes October/14/1946 Article about the evidence of vote fraud in the 1946 city elections, involving "Salvatore P. Montell, the Pendergast machine's precinct captain."

56. Kansas City: Reform Stays Kansas City: Reform Stays April/8/1946 Announcement of the defeat of "Pendergast-machine candidate for mayor," Robert K. Ryland, a cohort of Jim Pendergast, in the election in which the "name of Pendergast still stinks."

57. Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis 2002 Chapter explains the rise of James Pendergast and then Tom Pendergast in Kansas City politics and machine control. Also explains how their control of the city affected events that happened as the jazz...

58. Kansas City: Where the Manager Plan Has Failed Kansas City: Where the Manager Plan Has Failed September//1938 Article about the failures of Kansas City's council-manager form of government and police department, due to corrupt politicking, reviewing the status of several important city government departments.

59. Machine Admits to Using Police at Elections Machine Admits to Using Police at Elections June/3/1939 Article about "admissions of a machine spokesman about the necessity of the defeat of Governor Stark's police bill for machine purposes."

60. Marble Games Struggle Along Marble Games Struggle Along February/22/1935 Photo and article about the requirement of "stickers" on nickel-operated gambling machines in Kansas City for protection against their destruction by the police department.