Machine Politics, Organized Crime, and Reform

Image Gallery

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on April 22, 1931 shows a satirical concept for police badges to be used by "Goat", "Rabbit"

4 /22 /1931

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on April 23, 1931 showing three men (presumably Tom Pendergast, Cas Welch, and Joe Shannon) taking a joy ride wh

4 /23 /1931

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on April 25, 1931 showing Henry F.

4 /25 /1931

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on May 3, 1931 showing motorists avoiding potholes with men sleeping in them.

5 /3 /1931

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 11, 1931 showing a photograph of James M. Pendergast.

6 /11 /1931

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on June 12, 1931 showing corruption holding back "Municipal Building Progress" and "Municipal Gov

6 /12 /1931

Clipping from the Kansas City Daily Democrat on June 18, 1931 showing Thomas J. Pendergast and his wife Carolyn E.

6 /18 /1931

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on July 19, 1931 showing a photograph of James P. Aylward and his boyhood home.

7 /19 /1931

Unknown Republican publication without volume or issue identification with excerpts from several St.

1932

Clipping showing Tom Pendergast endorsing Charles M. Howell and Francis M. Wilson before Pendergast leaves for a vacation in Europe.

1932

Unknown Republican publication without volume or issue identification with excerpts from several St.

1932

Clipping from the Independence Examiner on February 18, 1932 that advertises Kansas City lawyer Charles M. Howell as candidate for the U.S.

2 /18 /1932

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932.

2 /28 /1932

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932.

2 /28 /1932

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932.

2 /28 /1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on March 16, 1932 showing the Kansas City Police Department saluting Henry F. McElroy.

3 /16 /1932

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.