Tom Pendergast and James M. Pendergast

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Photograph of T. J. Pendergast (left) and James M. Pendergast (right). The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 440785, K.C. POLITICAL SMILES AS MACHINE CLICKS KANSAS CITY, MO.----T. J. (Tom) Pendergast, dominant Democratic leader of Kansas City, is shown here with his nephew and Chief Lieutenant, James M. Pendergast, smiling broadly as they anticipated victory in the Kansas City elections. The picture was taken in the Pendergast wigwam, known as Jackson Democratic Club. Their confidence was well-founded for the Pendergast Machine swept the election with a 43,000 majority that elected the Pendergast candidate, Bryce B. Smith, as Mayor. CREDIT LINE (ACME) 3/30/38 (EAST)."

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1908 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
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