Machine Politics, Organized Crime, and Reform

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Portrait of Sam B. Strother, Mayor of Kansas City MO in 1922. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of the Boyle-Pryor Construction Company Building near the southeastern city limits at that time.

Portrait of George H. Edwards, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1916-1918. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Jail in Kansas City, Kansas, circa 1930, located at the southeast corner of 7th Street and State

Political cartoon criticizing Casimir Welch for his corrupt practices.

Photograph of the Boyle-Pryor Construction Company Building near the southeastern city limits at that time.

Clipping with a cartoon depicting a group of rabbits forcing a goat to run away.

Soup line during the Depression; Casimir J. Welch with woman in lower inset photo, no date.

Portrait of Charles S. Keith, Mayor of Kansas City MO in 1940. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Portrait of John B. Gage, reform mayoral candidate in 1940.

Two sets of mugshots of Joseph "Scarface" DiGiovanni.

Photograph of the Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

Portrait of James Cowgill, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1918-1922. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of Harry S. Truman walking with unidentified men.

Photograph of John B. Gage, mayor of Kansas City from 1940 to 1946, seated at his desk with a pen in hand.

Portrait of Frank P. Walsh, progressive lawyer and labor advocate. Taken between 1910 and 1925.

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