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Tom Pendergast and Joe Shannon

Clipping from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on December 7, 1930 with caption stating, "Thomas J. (Tom) Pendergast of Kansas City, right, directing head of one of the most powerful political machines in the United States, as he appeared at the Democratic National Convention at Houston in 1928. Joseph B. Shannon, left, until recently the leader of an opposing faction of Kansas City Democrats, who was elected to Congress in the Fifth District. Pendergast actively supported Shannon and thereby eliminated the rival who had frequently challenged Pendergast's political supremacy.

Tom Pendergast

Clipping from the St. Louis Star on March 28, 1932 of "Tom Himself". The photograph of Thomas J. Pendergast was taken that day at the Democratic State Convention for Missouri in St. Louis, Missouri.

Tom Pendergast

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This drawing depicts Thomas J. Pendergast sitting at his desk at Jackson County Democratic Club at 1908 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Thomas J. Pendergast and Carolyn E. Pendergast

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast and Carolyn E. Pendergast attending the marriage of Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louise Weyer. The caption states, "Pendergasts at Wedding - Mr and Mrs. Thomas J. Pendergast, parents of Thomas James Pendergast, jr., whose wedding to Miss Mary Louise Weyer was solemnized Wednesday morning at St. Peter's church, are shown above as they left the church. More than 1,000 persons crowded into the church to attend the nuptials. Among the guests were Gov. and Mrs. Guy B. Park.

Thomas B. Bash, J. C. Johnson, W. O. Beeman, and Frank C. Beck

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 12, 1930 showing Thomas B. Bash, Dr. J. C. Johnson, W. O. Beeman, and Frank C. Beck at the Blue Springs farm of Dr. Johnson.

The Kansas City Labor Herald, August 9, 1940, Front Cover

The front page of The Kansas City Labor Herald, Volume 37, No. 28 from Friday, August 9, 1940. The official publication of the American Federation of Labor in Kansas City, Missouri on this edition's front page a favorable article of Harry S. Truman and his 1940 campaign for U.S. Senator. The article describes Truman's recent Democratic nomination for the Senate and praises him as a "friend of labor." An image of Truman is included on the front page.

The Kansas City Labor Herald, August 2, 1940

The first and sixth page of The Kansas City Labor Herald, Volume 37, No. 27 from Friday, August 2, 1940. The official publication of the American Federation of Labor in Kansas City, Missouri on this edition's front page a favorable article of Harry S. Truman and his 1940 campaign for U.S. Senator. The article endorses Truman as a "friend of labor" and recapped a Truman campaign rally held that past Tuesday on July 30, 1940 at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Informant

The Informant, a leaflet produced and distributed by the Kansas City Anti-Vice Society (formerly the Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice). Published September 1936, this leaflet is dedicated to the prevalence of "gambling, vice, and illegal liquor" in Kansas City. 

The Informant

The Informant, a leaflet produced and distributed by the Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice in Kansas City. Published May 1936, this leaflet is dedicated to the issue of gambling in the Wetport District of Kansas City. 

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet, published October 31, 1935.

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published October 23, 1934.

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated

Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice, Incorporated pamphlet published November 24, 1933.