Aritha Anne Dorsey-Clayton age 35
Studio portrait of Aritha Anne Dorsey-Clayton at age 35 in a white dress and hair worn up., 1911, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on verso reads: Mom-35 years.
Brown Chapel A.M.E.
Exterior shot of the Brown Chapel A.M.E. in Parsons, Kansas., 1920s?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: A.M.E. Church, Parsons, Kansas ; handwritten note on photo recto: Brown Chapel A.M.E. Parsons, Kans.
Brown Chapel Choir
Members of the Brown Chapel Choir posed in choir robes (includes Aritha Anne Dorsey-Clayton and Simeon O. Clayton), 1920s?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on recto: Brown Chapel Choir ; A. Dorsey-Clayton (4) Director, S.O. Clayton (19) Pres. Note of verso lists chorus members: 1. May Christian 2. Frankie Bass-Lovelady 3. Nettie Glass 4. A. Dorsey-Clayton, director 5. Odie Bonner 6. Josephine Bright 7. Lucille Holland, organist 8. Eugenia Miller 9. Ida Brown 10. Lucille Christian 11. Lena Bowser 12. Cleo Shakespeare 13. Irene McMurray 14. E.J. Moore 15. Walter Davis 16. Harvey Bradley 17. Allen 18. Newton Bowser 19. S.O. Clayton, president 20. Reuben Miller 22. J.D. Brown ; black and white copy of the image included.
Buck Clayton age four
Buck Clayton age four posed by a bench wearing short pants., 1915, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on verso: Age 4 years; stamped on verso: Wilbur D. Clayton, Parsons, Kansas.
Buck Clayton and sister Jean in a goat-drawn cart
Buck Clayton seated with his sister Jean in a small carriage drawn by a goat with long horns; cart has a small sign reading: Kansas 1915., 1915, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: Buck and Jean- 1915.
Buck Clayton in winter coat and hat
Buck Clayton around age 2 or 3 posed by a bench in a winter corduroy jacket with hat., Approximately 1913 to 1915, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on verso: Wilbur D.
Buck Clayton posed with toy dog
Buck Clayton around age 3 holding a white toy dog., 1914?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Image is enclosed in an envelope reading The Parsons.
Buck Clayton with his sisters Jean and Margery
Buck Clayton posed with his sisters Margery and Jean., Approximately 1919, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on verso reads: Clayton kids.
Buck age 9 on the steps to his home
Buck Clayton, age 9, standing in front of his home wearing an apron or smock and hat., 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on verso: Buck age 9; smaller (12 x 7 cm) copy labeled Mr. Clayton and dated 1923 inserted in folder with larger version.
Clayton men
Simeon O. Clayton holding baby Buck Clayton on the porch of their home; with Clayton's uncle Monroe Dorsey and their dog, Duke; early spring., 1911, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on verso reads: Where I was born; Uncle Monroe; Duke-dog; me in Dad's lap. and Parsons, KS-birthplace, Simeon O. Clayton (father) holding Buck, (Uncle) Monroe Dorsey.
Clayton's Imperial Four
Studio photo of the members of Simeon O. Clayton's Imperial Four turned to the left and facing forward., Before 1911, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: Clayton's Imperial Four, Clarence Fisher (tenor), Marcus Lane (tenor), Walter Davis (baritone), S.O. Clayton (bass).
Douglas Grade School
Exterior shot of the Douglas Grade School building in Parsons, Kansas., 1920s?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: Douglas Grade School; handwritten on verso: Parsons, Kansas.
First photo of Buck Clayton
Infant Buck Clayton seated in christening gown., 1911, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on verso reads: First photo of Wilbur D. Clayton, Parsons, Kansas.
Jean Clayton age 4 or 5
Jean Clayton around age 4 or 5 posed by a bench wearing a white dress and hair bow., Approximately 1917, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on verso reads: Sis Jean.
Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Station
Exterior shot of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Station in Parsons, Kansas., 1920s?, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Typewritten note on verso: M.K.T. Railroad Station, Parsons, Kansas.
Mother and infant son
Aritha Anne Dorsey-Clayton with baby Buck Clayton; both in white clothes., 1911, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on verso reads: Mother and Me: Parsons.