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1. An Interview With Richard Bolling An Interview With Richard Bolling 1976-10-01 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III . Interview recorded October 1, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

2. 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

3. Biography of Ilus W. Davis (1917-1996), 48th Mayor of Kansas City Biography of Ilus W. Davis (1917-1996), 48th Mayor of Kansas City 1999

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

5. Civic Housekeepers And More Civic Housekeepers And More December 2013 A history of women's organizations and women civic leaders in Kansas City. Beginning the in the 1850s and continuing forward, women in Kansas City sought to form groups that addressed issues of education,...

6. Dividing Lines Dividing Lines May 2007 In February 2007, Missouri Governer Matt Blunt and Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius participated in the Governor's Summit on Regional Economic Development and pledged to unite on economic development...

7. Gorbachev in America Gorbachev in America 1992 Mikhail Gorbachev's historic speech on May 6, 1992, at Fulton, Mo.: The river of time and the imperative of action. Recorded at the site of Winston Churchill's 1946 Iron Curtain speech. Gorbachev presents...

8. Kansas City Blacks, Harry Truman and the Pendergast Machine Kansas City Blacks, Harry Truman and the Pendergast Machine October 1, 1974 Article explores the political aspects of race relations in Kansas City during the 1920s and 1930s in respect to the Pendergast regime and Harry Truman's place in the political scene. Includes photos of...

9. KC Mayor James is Sworn In KC Mayor James is Sworn In May 2, 2011 Sly James officially became Kansas City's new mayor when he was sworn in Sunday, May 1st at City Hall. One of the first items of business is to negotiate a contract with the acting city manager Troy Schulte....

10. Missouri Democratic Grande Dame Reflects Missouri Democratic Grande Dame Reflects August 15, 2015 Interview with Dutch Newman, long-time leader of the Westport Landing Democratic Club, on the eve of her 95th birthday. Newman discusses her involvement with Kansas City and national politics, her process...

11. Once-Influential Political Clubs see Power Wane Once-Influential Political Clubs see Power Wane December 1, 2009 The Citizens Association and Freedom Inc. were once powerful organizations for influencing political change. Both organizations are now experiencing financial difficulties and shrinking membership. Their...

12. Richard Nadler Richard Nadler June 5, 2009 Obituary for Richard Nadler (60), a leading conservative political theorist, activist, and commentator. Nadler authored and published several books on conservative politics and was editor of the "KC Jones"...

13. SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid 1940-2010 and n.d. The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...

14. SC161 James Gang Resolution SC161 James Gang Resolution April 28, 1882 This collection contains a resolution passed by the Common Council of the City of Kansas (now known as Kansas City). Following the death of Jesse James, the resolution commends Missouri Governor Thomas...

15. State of the City Address State of the City Address 1992 The mayor of Kansas City Missouri gives the first "State of the City" address on January 29, 1992.

16. The Ghost of Tom Pendergast The Ghost of Tom Pendergast February 2008 Article about Tom Pendergat's influence on local and national politics. Also discussed is the Pendergast Organization's Ten-Year Plan and the dark side of the Pendergast era. Includes images.

17. The Senator from Pendergast: Harry Truman, "Boss Tom," and the Pendergast Machine The Senator from Pendergast: Harry Truman, "Boss Tom," and the Pendergast Machine August 2015 Article explores the relationship between Harry Truman and political boss Tom Pendergast, and attempts to answer the question: "How can a man lay claim to honest and diligence while owing his very career...