Portrait photographs

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"Kansas City's New Deal, The Citizens' Fusion Ticket"

Pamphlet that states the political stance of the anti-Pendergast Citizens' Fusion Ticket in Kansas City and provides biographies for their candidates. These figures include: Thos. Leslie Johnson, John R. Suddarth, Alex S. Rankin, Frank H. Backstrom, Carll V. Kretsinger, William H. Wilson, Claude A. Ferguson, Dr. Arthur H. Wells, Frederick E. Whitten, Colonel D. S. Adams, and A. Ross Hill.

"'Jimmy' Finds Pinch-Hitting for 'Uncle Tom' No Easy Assignment"

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 11, 1931 showing a photograph of James M. Pendergast. The accompanying article states that "Jimmy" has been busy meeting people seeking jobs while Tom Pendergast is on vacation in Europe.

"For Roosevelt and 'The New Deal'"

Clipping from the Pendergast-controlled newspaper the Missouri Democrat on November 2, 1934. This excerpt provides biographies for their list of preferred local, state, and national candidates for the upcoming election.

"Check in Controversy and Speakers at G.O.P. Meet"

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal on April 4, 1924 showing the cancelled check for $5,000 from Kelly-Dennis Company to T. J. Pendergast. Also pictured are Mrs. Harvey W. Harris (left) who presented the check to W. B. Brown (right).

"Candidate Shannon Turns Boss's Roles Over to Others"

Clipping from the Kansas City Times in September 1930 showing Joe Shannon, Peter Kelly and L. C. Johnson. The caption explains that Shannon is turning over his political boss responsibilities over to Kelly and Johnson.

"'Boss' Pendergast Admits Calling on Postmaster-General Farley to Stop Prosecution of Johnny Lazia"

Clipping from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on December 1, 1934. The article provides a reproduction of the letter sent from Tom Pendergast to James A. Farley in which Pendergast asks for clemency for John Lazia. The clipping also includes portraits of Farley and Pendergast. After the reproduction, the newspaper provides information on people mentioned in the letter, including William T. Kemper, Sr., Jerome Walsh, and Frank P. Walsh.

"Aylward and his Boyhood Home"

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on July 19, 1931 showing a photograph of James P. Aylward and his boyhood home. The accompanying article provides a brief account of Aylward's childhood. The house pictured was once located on the north side of 4th Street between Gillis Street and Frances Street.

J. C. Nichols and J. Emmett Woodmansee

J. C. Nichols and his friend, J. Emmett Woodmansee, in an informal pose.