"Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" at Paseo Academy
Snapshot showing the last five words of the Ahmad Alaadeen quote: "Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" in the rotunda at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
"Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" at Paseo Academy
Snapshot showing the first five words of the Ahmad Alaadeen quote: "Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" in the rotunda at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
"Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" at Paseo Academy
Snapshot showing the last four words of the Ahmad Alaadeen quote: "Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" while two unidentified maintenance staff and a student appear in the shot in the rotunda at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in an army uniform
Ahmad Alaadeen (Richard White) in Army uniform looking straight at the photographer. The hat has had red ribbing hand painted with color tint., No date; likely between 1957 and 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The word "Red" is written in pencil on the bag. The hat is color-tinted.
Ahmad Alaadeen with the Pete Diggs band
Pete Diggs Band (Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, trumpet, Bill Jones, drums, Willie Rice, trumpet, Gene Carter, saxophone, Diggs, vibraphone, Ahmad Alaadeen (Richard White), saxophone, and Sam Johnson, Sr., bass) stand on stage and look at the photographer at the Orchid Room, 12th Street and Vine near The Paseo; Kansas City, MO., 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Clark Hurt, Ahmad Alaadeen's' father
Clark Hurt, Ahmad Alaadeen's father of American Indian descent, wearing a suit, sits on a couch in front of a end table with a table lamp on it. A door with a sheer curtain is to his right., April 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eva Alaadeen, Ahmad Alaadeen's mother
Eva Oldham, Ahmad Alaadeen's mother, in a photograph made of an earlier photograph with damage., No date; possibly between 1960 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fanny Dunfee and Frank White, Jr.
Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee and inductee Frank White, Jr. (retired Kansas City Royals baseball player) during the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Hall of Fame Gala held at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., October 23, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nation of Islam event in Chicago, Illinois
Members of the Nation of Islam gathered on the steps outside an unidentified mosque building in Chicago, Illinois., August 1972, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Take a look at the chart of Big Six
A photograph of an instrument chart for "Big Six" from over the back shoulder of an unidentified student drummer probably during a rehearsal for a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands, Olathe, Kansas., February 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tom Alexios, David Basse, and Kathy Basse enjoy an event
Tom Alexios (seated, far right), David and Cathy Basse (standing, middle, in background) and others at an unidentified event., April 15, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.