Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark. Reed agrees with Clark in support of Elmer Jones as Missouri Speaker of the House. However, Reed says that he has not yet been able to speak with Thomas J. Pendergast on the matter.
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Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast wishing him a speedy recovery from an illness.
Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast recommending Judge Nichols for a position.
Photograph of a newly constructed shelter house with a picnic oven at Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces south-southeast towards Shelter House #4, located just east of present-day Starlight Theatre.
Transcript of testimony given by Thomas J. Pendergast Jr. in the office of the Intelligence Unit of the Internal Revenue Service at 1301 Oak Street, Kansas City, Missouri. Internal Revenue Agent P. J. McGrath asks various questions related to Thomas J. Pendergast Jr.'s finances starting in 1932.
Photograph of the Municipal Auditorium and Power and Light Building in the background, taken along 14th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces east on 14th Street just west of Central Street.
Blank letterhead for the Pendergast Distributing Co. The header also includes Pabst Milwaukee and Blue Ribbon Brand Malt Syrup.
Photograph of the Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southeast from the intersection of Oak Street and 12th Street.
Photograph of "streamlined" Safety Zones intended to protect patrons at streetcar stops, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces south-southeast on Main Street from just north of Armour Boulevard.
Photograph of Irwin R. Kirkwood, son-in-law of William Rockhill Nelson, co-founder of the Kansas City Star. With his wife, Laura Rockhill Nelson Kirkwood, Irwin Kirkwood operated the newspaper after Nelson's death.
Newspaper clipping, possibly from 1974, describing an incident during the Great Depression in 1934 when Kansas City's Democratic organization, or the Pendergast political machine, fed 5,000 families.
Loan agreement between T.J. Pendergast, T.J. Pendergast Jr., and P.H. McCrory and the Commerce Trust Company.