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Radio equipment on table in wood paneled room in front of short, wide window
Radio equipment including headphones and Morse code machine on table in wood paneled room in front of short, wide window. Pocket watch, calendar, and Continental Code poster on left wall. Likely wireless station setup of Hollis K. Sels., No date; likely 1915, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on front: "'9IT' Toledo Ia."
Radio equipment on wall mounted shelves in room corner next to window
Radio equipment including headphones and Morse code machine on wall mounted shelves in corner of room. Window of left wall. Papers and knife switch on right wall., No date; likely between 1911 and 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Radio equipment on wooden desk against wall
Radio equipment on wooden desk with metal legs against wall. Shelves stacked with papers and Wireless Codes poster on wall. Chair in right side foreground., No date; likely between 1911 and 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Radio tower and antenna at Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa
Radio tower and antenna next to building. North side of Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa., No date; likely between 1913 and 1918, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies. Handwritten note on back of on back of copy 1: "Taken from north side of Graceland College showing radio tower and antenna / (4 wire antenna L types) / Please return."
Radio tower with man near top by antenna at Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa
Radio tower with unidentified man near top by antenna. Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa., No date; likely between 1913 and 1918, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Republican National Convention
Speaker, media personnel, and crowd at 1936 Republican National Convention. Speaker at raised podium in middle-ground and seated crowd in background. Media personnel seated in tables in front of podium. Radio equipment including headphones visible on tables and in use by personnel. Group of photographers standing on tables near podium. Arrows on photo identifying Mark Smith and Chick Allison., 1936, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of David and Linda Domelsmith, October 2008. Handwritten note on back: "Republican national Convention / Alf Landon / Mark N. Smith / Chick Allison." Housed in oversized manuscript box 5.
Rex Allen performing with band
Band performing on stage with barn backdrop. Rex Allen playing guitar and singing into KMBC-KFRM microphone wearing white cowboy hat, shirt, and pants with gun belt. Band members to right in background. Man standing with guitar plugged into amplifier labeled "Bud." Man sitting behind steel guitar. Partially visible drum set and man with double bass on left. Men and women partially visible in background sitting on benches and chairs., 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.
Rex Allen with band and unidentified man on stage
Unidentified man and Rex Allen on stage with barn backdrop. Man in black shirt with black horse embroidered scarf holding papers talking to Rex Allen. Rex Allen holding guitar and standing behind KMBC-KFRM microphone wearing white cowboy hat, shirt, and pants with gun belt. Band members to right in background. Man standing with guitar plugged into amplifier labeled "Bud." Man sitting behind steel guitar. Partially visible drum set and man with double bass on left. Men and women partially visible in background sitting on benches and chairs., 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.
Room corner with radio equipment on wood table
Corner of room with radio equipment including headphones and Morse code machine on wood table. AWA pennants on walls. Large window on left with blacked out glass. Unidentified certificate near corner on right side wall., Approximately 1915-1916, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies. Handwritten note on back of copy 2: "Flashlight, "GC", 1915-16."
Ruth Warrick and unidentified man on stage with band
Ruth Warrick, unidentified man, and unidentified band on stage with barn backdrop. Ruth Warrick singing into KMBC-KFRM microphone while wearing dark dress and heels. Man in black shirt with black horse embroidered scarf looking at camera with arm around Warrick. Band wearing matching outfits of dark shirts with white scarves, medium toned striped pants, and white cowboy hats. Band members playing violin, guitars, and double bass. Piano, second microphone, and man in satin shirt visible in right background. Long bench in left background., 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.
Texas Rangers eight-member group portrait
The Texas Rangers eight-member group portrait with instruments. All wearing matching dark toned suits, white cowboy hats, and dark cowboy boots. All facing camera and smiling. Left to right, back row: unidentified man with accordion, unidentified man with violin, unidentified man with double bass, unidentified man with guitar. Front row: four men squatting without instruments. Bob Crawford second from right., No date; likely between 1931 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., 2012.
Texas Rangers five-member group portrait
Promotional portrait of The Texas Rangers. Five members, facing forward, smiling, holding instruments. Four stand in the back behind the accordion player, who is seated. KMBC microphone is placed in front of the guitarist. All are wearing suits with ties, and white cowboy hats., No date; likely between 1931 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Copy. Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., 2012.
Texas Rangers five-member group portrait
The Texas Rangers five-member portrait with instruments. All wearing matching white hats, four wearing matching plaid button up shirts with one wearing dark button up. Clockwise from top left: unidentified man with guitar, unidentified man with double bass, unidentified man with violin, unidentified man without an instrument, and Bob Crawford sitting on tree stump in middle above accordion., No date; likely between 1931 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., 2012.
Texas Rangers five-member group portrait
Promotional portrait of The Texas Rangers, Bob Crawford in the center. Five members, facing forward, smiling, holding instruments, and standing on tile floor with one foot forward on raised platform. All are wearing suits with ties, and white cowboy hats., No date; likely between 1931 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Copy. Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., 2012.
Texas Rangers on television studio set
Eight Texas Rangers around table on television studio set. Set on right of photo. Four men seated on benches at round table. Four men standing with violin, guitar, accordion, and double bass. Wood burning stove on left of set. Camera operator wearing headphones behind RCA Television camera labeled "KTTV Times CBS" on left of photo. Microphone and lighting visible at top of photo., No date; likely between 1931 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance: gift of Arthur B. Church, Jr., 2012.
Two men sitting at desk in room with radio equipment
Two unidentified men sitting at desk in room. One table and two desks in room with radio equipment. One corner visible. Large equipment on table against left wall with large window. Men seated in chairs at desk along right wall. Handwritten notes on front of photo identifying equipment functions., No date; likely between 1911 and 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified radio equipment
Unidentified radio equipment., No date; likely between 1911 and 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Correspondence on back unreadable due to preexisting image crop.
Unidentified young man at a desk with radio equipment
Unidentified young man at a desk with radio equipment., No date; likely between 1911 and 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unoccupied KMBC-TV Playhouse stage and seating from balcony
KMBC auditorium from balcony. Stage with curtain on right. Upper and lower seats in center and left. Ornamented ceiling at top. Orchestra pit in bottom right., 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.
Various radio equipment in a room
Wood-paneled room lined with wooden workbenches. Various radio equipment, cords, headphones in room. Papers tacked to wall. Morse code machine. Lights on wall and hanging from ceiling., No date; likely between 1911 and 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Wallpapered attic room corner with various radio equipment on desk and shelf
Corner of wallpapered attic room with various radio equipment including headphones and Morse code machine. Equipment on desk and wall shelf. Knife switch and light bulb attached to wall., No date; likely between 1911 and 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Wind-damaged KMBC tower with emergency antenna wires
Bottom half of broken two-toned radio tower. Two-toned building that serves as base for tower partially visible in lower right corner. "Second blow-down summer of 1941. / Emergency antenna wires can be seen at station 11 on the tower" printed on photo., Summer 1941, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Copy. Provenance: gift of Bill Simes, from the Ammon Ray Moler estate, January 2000.
Wind-damaged KMBC tower with spectators on ground
Two-toned radio tower broken at 10 degree angle. Several people visible around two-toned building at bottom of photo. Two men climbing bottom half of tower. "Second blow-down of antenna summer of 1941. / Bill Simes and high school friends Paul Geraghty were visiting the station at the time" printed on photo., Summer 1941, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Copy. Provenance: gift of Bill Simes, from the Ammon Ray Moler estate, January 2000.
Young man at desk in attic room with radio equipment
Unidentified young man, likely Carl A. Mathiasen, sitting in chair at desk with radio equipment. Desk in corner of wallpapered attic room. Desk against right wall. Map and various photos on wall and back of desk. Calendar, pennant, and headphones on left wall. 9AAZ call letter sign on desk. Onawa, Iowa., No date; likely February 1916, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on back: "Radio Station of Carl A. Mathiasen / Onawa, Iowa" (also includes technical notes).

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