Machine Politics, Organized Crime, and Reform

Image Gallery

Photograph of a daytime rally for Alfred E. Smith and Joe Robinson during the 1928 presidential campaign.

Photograph of James Alexander Reed (1861-1944), 3/4 length portrait, seated, facing left.

1911

Political attack advertisement that documents Kansas City Star owner August F.

3 /26 /1922

Photograph of Mayor Frank Cromwell and former mayors: (left to right) James A. Reed, George M. Shelley, Darius A. Brown, Leander J.

2 /26 /1923

Portrait of Albert I. Beach, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1924-1930. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

1924

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.

4 /4 /1924

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on April 6, 1924 showing a truck carrying a large reproduction of a check for $5,000 from Kelly-Dennis C

4 /6 /1924

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Courthouse, located on the northwest corner of 7th Street and Minnesota Avenue, looking northwes

1925

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on February 26, 1925 showing three Kansas City policemen involved in a heist.

2 /26 /1925

Three photographs of Senator James A. Reed with amusing captions.

1926

Photograph with caption stating, "Kansas City's Councilmen, the city manager and the mayor, pose for a cameraman.

1926

Advertisement for the re-election of Forest W. Hanna as Prosecutor of Jackson County, Missouri.

1926

Clippping with caption stating, "Dr. D. M.

1928

Advertisement for the re-election of Ewing C. Bland as Judge of the Kansas City Court of Appeals, Jackson County, Missouri.

1928

Photograph looking north along Baltimore from the southwest corner of 12th and Baltimore.

6 /13 /1928

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 21, 1928 showing Missouri Governor Alfred E.

10 /21 /1928

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