KMBC building B-C announcers' booth
KMBC building, B-C announcers' booth. Sound studio with two microphones and music stand. One studio window on right wall leading to room with "KFRM" microphone. Two studio windows on left wall. Unidentified man seated in upper room at desk with microphone and notes on stand. Unidentified man seated in lower room in front of equipment., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
KMBC building B-C control room
KMBC building, B-C control room. Sound studio room with grand piano, upright piano, and three KMBC microphones. Linoleum floor. Fluorescent lighting. Door with small horizontal window on right side of left wall., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
KMBC building Program Department (Volunteer Special Services) office
KMBC building, Program Department (Volunteer Special Services) office. Large room with several wooden desks, typewriters, phones, filing cabinets, and ashtrays. Several women working. Linoleum floor. Fluorescent lighting. TWA and Greyhound Calendars on walls and desk set to April 1951. Door in middle of far wall reads Volunteer Special Services from outside. Door on left side of far wall leads to wood paneled room with leather arm chair., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
KMBC building backstage storage area
Large room mostly empty with two level concrete balcony on back wall. Two doorways on both side of back wall. Large boxes and long piece of wood on bottom floor under balcony. Storage cabinets, lamp, and various furniture on upper balcony., Approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., April 2005.
KMBC building broadcast room
KMBC building, broadcast room. KMBC building, broadcast room. Large room with radio equipment. Large consoles to right including open reel machines. Two desks in center foreground with transcription phonograph. Unidentified man, possibly Ray Moler, standing in front of open reel machines. Linoleum floor. Fluorescent lighting., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
KMBC building exterior
KMBC building from southwest. Several vehicles on street. Board and Trade Building and 909 Walnut partially visible in background., December 4, 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., April 2005.
KMBC building exterior with Grand Reopening sign
Front of KMBC building exterior at 11th and Central from left side. Grand Reopening sign spanning front archways. Several men and woman in entryway and on sidewalk., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
KMBC building lobby wing
Two story wing from high ceilinged lobby. Chandelier hanging in lobby. Reception desk on right side of lower wing. One round light on ceiling in center of each wing. Ornamentation on ledge of second floor wing. Decorative columns on either side of wing entrance., Approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., April 2005.
KMBC building studio A
KMBC building, Studio A. Sound studio room with grand piano, organ, music stands, and four microphones. Guitar on table with two metal folding chairs along left wall. Two metal folding chairs along right wall. Two studio windows on far wall. Left window leads to room with music stand, microphone, and ashtray. Right room dark. Linoleum floor. Fluorescent lighting., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies. Copy 2 gifted by Arthur B. Church, Jr., April 2005.
KMBC building studio B
KMBC building, Studio B. Large sound studio room with table, chair, music stand, and three KMBC microphones. Three studio windows on left. Left window leads to dark room. Lee Stewart [Keith Painton] in upper right window at desk with microphone. Unidentified man in lower right window seated in front of equipment including transcription phonograph., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
KMBC building, Kansas City Bureau, United Press Associates office
KMBC building, Kansas City Bureau, United Press Associates office. Large room with several wooden desks, printers, typewriters, phones, and ashtrays. Two men and one woman working. Linoleum floor. Fluorescent lighting. Shelf with large book on far wall under large TWA Calendar set to April 1951. Two doors on left side of far wall. Radio on desk against right wall next to large map on wall., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
KMBC stage from balcony
KMBC stage from balcony. Men and women in formal dress seated in folding chairs in semi-circle on stage. Six men standing near podium at front and center of stage. KMBC musicians in background on piano, guitar, and accordion including P. Hans Flath on organ to left. Millie and Sue Bybee seated on right. Equipment visible on floor in front of stage. Seating and audience members visible in middle ground. Camera visible in foreground., Approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., April 2005.
Large office in KMBC building
KMBC building. Large office with two large desks, several printers, typewriters, phones, and ashtrays. Three men working. Linoleum floor. Fluorescent lighting. Coca-Cola bottle and Chesterfield cigarettes on table in foreground. Two large maps on either side of square window on left wall. Globe on top of radio console next to right side map. Two doors on far wall., April 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Occupied KMBC-TV Playhouse seating
Back of auditorium with upper and lower level seating visible including upper balcony entrance stairs and railings. Seating fully occupied by men, women, and children except for small section in center., Approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., April 2005.