Dave E. Dexter, Jr. Collection

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Tex Ritter
Publicity photo of Tex Ritter looking forward and smiling while playing a guitar resting on his knee. Ritter is wearing a Western themed jacket and cowboy hat., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tex Ritter
Tex Ritter leaning forward and smiling while resting one arm on his knee. Ritter is wearing a Western themed jacket and cowboy hat., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tex Williams
Publicity photo of Tex Williams looking up and smiling. Williams is wearing a checkered shirt and a scarf tied around his neck., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Thamon Hayes Band
Thamon Hayes Band posing for a photo at the bandstand at Fairyland Park, 75th Street and Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. Hayes is standing (far left) in a line with Ed Lewis, Samuel "Baby" Lovett, Jesse Stone, Richard Smith, Herman Walder, Vic Dickenson, Woody Walder, Harlan Leonard, Booker Washington, and Vernon Page., 1932, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Thelma Carpenter
Headshot of Thelma Carpenter facing forward and looking up while smiling. Carpenter is wearing a neutral colored dress., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Exclusive Management: William Morris Agency, Inc.
Thelma Carpenter singing
Thelma Carpenter standing behind an NBC microphone and smiling. Carpenter is wearing a light colored jacket and her hair is styled with a bouffant., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Thelma Carpenter sitting at microphone
Thelma Carpenter photographed from the side seated on stool next to an NBC microphone. Carpenter is wearing a light colored jacket and skirt and her hair is styled with a bouffant., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Thelonious Monk
Thelonious Monk photographed from above playing piano and looking up while smiling. Monk is wearing a pinstripe suit, a beret, and thick rimmed glasses., Copyright 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Copyright date listed as 1979; Gottlieb permission listed on back of photo; Gottlieb images are public domain effective February 16, 2010, according to Gottlieb's will., Original image captured 1947
Thomas "Fats" Waller
Thomas "Fats" Waller playing piano in a recording studio with a microphone hanging overhead. Waller is looking at music on the piano and smiling. Waller is wearing a light colored vest and dotted shirt., 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Thomas "Fats" Waller
Thomas "Fats" Waller playing the piano and looking forward while smiling. Waller is wearing a dark colored suit and striped tie., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Tiger Okoski, Gary Burton, Roy Haynes, Steve Swallow
Publicity photo of Tiger Okoski, Gary Burton, Roy Haynes, and Steve Swallow standing on a city street with cars in the background. All are wearing winter jackets and facing forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Timmie Rogers
Headshot of Timmie Rogers looking forward and smiling. Rogers is wearing a black tuxedo and bowtie., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Fred Amsel & Associates/ 215 So. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90211. 213-855-1201., Commercials: Wormser, Helfond, & Joseph Agency. 213-466-9111.
Timmie Rogers, Oscar Moore, and other unidentified musicians
Timmie Rogers playing a tiple (second from left), Oscar Moore playing a guitar (third from right), and other unidentified musicians holding instruments in a recording studio., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo inscribed to Dexter.
Tito Gurzas
Tito Gurzas facing forward and smiling while playing guitar behind an AFRS microphone. Gurzas is wearing a tweed jacket and tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Todds
Publicity photo of signing duo The Todds (Art and Dotty) sitting next to a CBS microphone. Dotty is looking to the side and raising one eyebrow. Art is looking to the side while smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tommy "Red" Tompkins and his orchestra
Publicity photo of Tommy "Red" Tompkins and his orchestra featuring all musicians sitting in a hall with their instruments and looking at Tompkins. Tompkins is wearing a white suit and all the other musicians are wearing light colored suits., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mills Artists, Inc. 799 Seventh Ave., N.Y.
Tommy Dorsey
Headshot of Tommy Dorsey smiling and looking to the side. Dorsey is wearing a black tuxedo., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Tommy Dorsey
Publicity photo of Tommy Dorsey seated and holding a trombone while looking to the side. Dorsey is wearing black tuxedo., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tommy Dorsey and Pat Dane
Tommy Dorsey and Pat Dane embracing in the back seat of a car. Dorsey is leaning back and kissing Dane's cheek., No date; likely 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tommy Dorsey and Pat Dane kissing
Tommy Dorsey kissing Pat Dane on the cheek while standing outdoors., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Red arrows and markings on photo for print transfer.
Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra
Publicity photo of Tommy Dorsey holding a trombone and facing forward while looking to the side. Dorsey is wearing a light colored jacket and tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra
Headshot of Tommy Dorsey looking to the side and wearing a light colored jacket and tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta, Victor Records
Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra
Publicity photo of Tommy Dorsey seated and turning forward while smiling. Dorsey is wearing a light colored jacket and tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
Tommy Dorsey in a crowd
Tommy Dorsey standing in a crowd of unidentified people in a studio. Dorsey is turned to the side and talking., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tommy Dorsey playing trombone
King of Swing: Musical melodies to fit the taste of America's dancing feet, whether it's swing or sweet, are contributed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Technicolor extravaganza, "Broadway Rhythm," by Tommy Dorsey, the Sentimental Gentleman of Swing, and his orchestra. Heading the cast of the gay musical are George Murphy and Ginny Simms. Others contributing music or merriment are Charles Winninger, Ben Blue and Nancy Walker, Gloria De Haven and Kenny Bowers, Lena Horne and Eddie "Rochester" Anders, Hazel Scott, and Bunny Waters. Roy Del Ruth directed "Broadway Rhythms," which is brought to the screen by Producer Jack Cummings (from photo transfer)., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White and red markings on photo for pint transfer.
Tommy Dorsey playing trombone on stage
A photograph from below of Tommy Dorsey playing trombone on stage with unidentified musicians in the background. Dorsey is playing into a microphone with his eyes shut., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tommy Dorsey playing trombone on stage
A photograph from the side of Tommy Dorsey playing trombone on stage with an unidentified musician in the background. Dorsey is wearing a tuxedo shirt and looking down at a music stand., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, and Lionel Hampton
Tommy Dorsey holding a trombone and looking down. Dorsey is standing next to Count Basie and Lionel Hampton, both playing a vibraphone in a studio., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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