Ahmad Alaadeen and Milt Abel wait at an airport
An unidentified man, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a sun visor, and Milt Abel smile about the conversation while sitting in an unidentified airport terminal., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah, both wearing tuxedos, are seated at a table with tablecloths. A boy is visible between them that is seated behind them., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Ahmad Alaadeen performing outside
Close-up of Ahmad Alaadeen performing outside with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band. Trees, a drum set and the bass player's face are visible behind Ahmad, wearing a ball cap., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing outside
Ahmad Alaadeen, standing on a stage outside and wearing a ball cap, performing with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band, No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left, stands by a bar stool by a microphone and blows into an alto saxophone., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with students
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band on an indoor stage. Two students are visible behind Ahmad., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing flute with a violin student
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his right, plays a flute while teaching an seated unidentified female violin student at the Charlie Parker Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen seated outside
Ahmad Alaadeen sits outside by a rock wall wearing a flat cap and large, square eyeglasses, No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., polaroid image
Ahmad Alaadeen sits outside an airport
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a sun visor, sitting outside an unidentified airport terminal., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen stands outside with friends
An unidentified man, Ricky Anderson, Horace Washington, and Ahmad Alaadeen stand outside among trees at an unidentified outdoor setting., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen takes a look
Ahmad Alaadeen seated in a crowded room with an unidentified woman at a table with food in clam-shell trays on it, looks over a large paper he holds in his hands. Ahmad is wearing sunglasses and a wide, colorful tie., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen takes a solo while performing with Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen stands while performing with Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra. Sonny Kenner is visible in the foreground of the photograph. The band is visible behind Ahmad., No date; likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching class
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching a class at the Charlie Parker Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching class
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching a group of students at the Charlie Parker Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nation of Islam event
Nathaniel Muhammad (Honorable Elijah Muhammad's son), Muhammad Shabazz, John Muhammad (Honorable Elijah Muhammad's brother), stand arm in arm in the front of the photograph smiling at the photographer. Ahmad Alaadeen is in the background, far right at an unidentified Nation of Islam event., No date; likely 1970s, 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.
Shahid (Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, and Sonny Kenner)
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, and Sonny Kenner stand outside and smile at the photographer. Ahmad holds a soprano saxophone and Sonny Kenny, laughing, holds an electric guitar., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah)
Luqman Hamza (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, Tayammum Falah (drums); all close their eyes as they perform on stage., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah) back stage
Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah stand backstage holding their instruments. Luqman wears a kufi prayer cap and smiles directly at the photographer. Ahmad looks toward the floor in front of him and holds a tenor saxophone. The bassist holds an electric upright bass and Tayammum holds his drumsticks as both look directly at the photographer., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Fiddler Williams)
The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Claude "Fiddler" Williams) stand, wearing tuxedos, all looking at the photographer, with an unidentified woman in the middle., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Claude "Fiddler" Williams) stand, wearing tuxedos, all looking at the photographer, with an unidentified woman in the middle.
Shahid dressed in tuxedos
Tayammum Falah, with his arms around the shoulders of Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen, both wearing kufi hats, looks at the photographer. All three are wearing tuxedos. Luqman and Ahmad are wearing Habib style kufi hats. Luqman smiles at the photographer. Ahmad looks at the floor in front of him., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid dressed in tuxedos
Tayammum Falah, with his arms around the shoulders of Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen, both wearing kufi hats, stand in front of a chalkboard wearing tuxedos. Luqman and Ahmad are wearing Habib style kufi hats. Luqman smiles at the photographer. Ahmad looks at the floor in front of him., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid in a banquet room
Sonny Kenner, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand in a banquet room and smile at the photographer. Luqman wears a slouch cap and Ahmad wears a kufi cap., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid performing in a banquet room
The Shahid (Luqman Hamza (piano), wearing a kufi hat, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), also wearing a kufi hat, an unidentified bass player, Sonny Kenner (guitar), and Tayammum Falah (drums)) on a stage performing in a banquet room. Kufi hats are visible in the foreground of the photograph., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Tayammum Falah and Ahmad Alaadeen
Tayammum Falah and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand, hands to their sides, and look seriously forward. Ahmad wears a kufi cap., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s