- Entertainment programs and menus from the Canidrome Ballroom in Shanghai, China. Program performer information: Mistress of Ceremonies, Ursula Preston, Thelma Porter, Derby Clayton; Fay Courtney, Harlan & Janet Milner, Marya & Marta, music by Teddy Weatherford, presenting Buck Clayton and His Harlem Gentlemen. The back of the first program dated Sunday, 8th July, likely 1934 gives a performance biography of Derby Clayton and the back of the second program dated Monday, 2nd July, likely 1934 gives a performance biography of Buck Clayton and his Harlem Gentlemen. Unique menus for each evening are printed inside on the left-side panel. Side 2 of 2-sided photo-album panel., July 2 and 8, 1934, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Wilbur "Buck" Clayton Collection
Photographs from the collection of jazz arranger, composer, trumpeter, band leader, and influential Count Basie band member