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Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Elsa Hart at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Elsa Hart at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartee is wearing a brown jacket and vest. Hart is wearing a purple jacket. Both are looking forward and smiling., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee and Elsa Hart at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Elsa Hart at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartee is wearing a black suit and vest. Hart is wearing a purple jacket. Both are looking forward and smiling., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Audience at a show at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Al "Delightful De" Bartee, an unidentified woman, Nelson Farney, Mary Ellen Farney, and Elsa Vest are sitting left to right around a table with drinks. Other people are sitting at additional tables., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Crow and Elsa Hart at Plaza III
Betty Crow and Elsa Hart with others at Plaza III on Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Everyone is sitting around a table and looking forward while smiling. Hart is sitting far right and Crow is sitting in front. Others are sitting at tables around them., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Crow and Elsa Hart on a sightseeing trip
Betty Crow and Elsa Hart on a sightseeing trip in St. Thomas from the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. Another woman is standing in the middle with them. All three are looking over a bridge railing., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Crow and Elsa Hart on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise
Betty Crow and Elsa Hart on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. They are standing in a hallway with patterned carpet. Crow is wearing a patterned skirt and both are looking forward while smiling., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Crow with an unidentified couple in an unidentified restaurant
Betty Crow with an unidentified couple in an unidentified restaurant. They are all looking forward while smiling. Crow is sitting on the right wearing a purple jacket. The unidentified woman is sitting second from left wearing a red jacket. The man on the right is wearing a grey shirt., October 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dorothy Donegan and Elsa Hart at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Dorothy Donegan and Elsa Hart at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Hart is standing next to Donegan, looking forward and smiling., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dorothy Donegan signing an autograph
Dorothy Donegan signing an autograph for an unidentified woman at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Elsa Hart and Al "Delightful De" Bartee are standing nearby. Donegan is wearing a Chanel hat. Hart is smiling and standing in back, wearing a purple jacket. Bartee is standing on the right, wearing a black suit jacket and vest., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart and Betty Crow at an outdoor party
Elsa Hart and Betty Crow with unidentified people at an outdoor party at Betty Crow's house. Crow is standing on the right, wearing a white dress. Hart is sitting in the middle wearing a purple blouse. Everyone is sitting or standing around a table covered with plastic cups and plates., August 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart and Betty Crow with an unidentified couple in an unidentified restaurant
Elsa Hart and Betty Crow with an unidentified couple in an unidentified restaurant. They are all looking forward while smiling. Crow is sitting on the right wearing a purple jacket. Hart is standing in the center wearing a tan shirt. The unidentified woman is sitting second from left wearing a red jacket. The man on the right is wearing a grey shirt., October 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart and Billie G. Moore, Jr., at an outdoor event
Elsa Hart and Billie G. Moore, Jr., at an outdoor event. They are sitting in folding chairs on a lawn in front of other people sitting or walking around the lawn. Hart is looking to the left and Moore is looking forward while smiling., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart and Mary Ellen Farney on a sightseeing trip
Elsa Hart and Mary Ellen Farney on a sightseeing trip in St. Thomas from the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. They are standing with a group of passengers all looking to the left. Farney is on the far right and Hart is second from right. A woman wearing a blue shirt is pointing toward something on the left., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart and Mary Ellen Farney on a sightseeing trip
Elsa Hart and Mary Ellen Farney on a sightseeing trip in St. Thomas from the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. Another woman is standing to the right of them. All three are looking forward and smiling. They are on a street under a striped awning., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart dancing at an outdoor party
Elsa Hart dancing at an outdoor party at Betty Crow's house. Hart is dancing with an unidentified man while laughing and looking up., August 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart dancing at an outdoor party
Elsa Hart dancing at an outdoor party at Betty Crow's house. Hart is dancing with an unidentified man while looking up and smiling. Several unidentified musicians are sitting behind a piano., August 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise
Elsa Hart on the Floating Jazz Festival Cruise. She is standing on the deck of the ship, facing forward and smiling. Other passengers are standing against the railing in back. Hart is wearing a white shirt and black skirt., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart outside Betty Crow's house
Elsa Hart sitting with others at a table outside Betty Crow's house at an outdoor party. Other people are sitting around additional tables in the backyard. Food and drinks are scattered around the tables. Hart is looking down and sitting between two unidentified men., August 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is underexposed.
Elsa Hart sitting with an unidentified woman
Elsa Hart sitting with an unidentified woman. Hart is on the right, wearing a white blouse and button. The other woman is wearing a red jacket. Both are looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart with an unidentified man at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Elsa Hart talking with an unidentified man at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. They are in the audience during a show., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart with an unidentified man, Gwen Green, and Bob Green
Elsa Hart sitting with an unidentified man, Gwen Green, and Bob Green (left to right) at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. They are looking at musicians performing on stage., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart with passengers on the Missouri River Queen Jazz Cruise
Elsa Hart with passengers on the Missouri River Queen Jazz Cruise. They are sitting at round tables with beer and chips. Hart is on the far left. Two unidentified passengers are looking forward and smiling. Others are looking at the musicians off-camera., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart with unidentified people at an outdoor party
Elsa Hart with unidentified people at an outdoor party at Betty Crow's house. Hart is standing second from left. Everyone is standing around a table covered with flowers and ice cream., August 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart, Al Bartee, an unidentified woman, and Billie G. Moore, Jr.
Elsa Hart, Al "Delightful De" Bartee, an unidentified woman, and Billie G. Moore, Jr., sitting at a table with drinks. Hart is talking to Bartee and Moore is looking forward while raising a drink and smiling. Other people are sitting at tables behind them., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Hart, Billie G. Moore, Jr., and an unidentified woman at the Liberty Memorial Jazz Festival
Elsa Hart, Billie G. Moore, Jr., and an unidentified woman at the Liberty Memorial Jazz Festival. All three are looking forward and smiling. They are sitting in folding chairs in front of others also sitting in chairs on the lawn in front of the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians and family at a Mutual Musicians House Band rehearsal
Jazz musicians and family at a Mutual Musicians House Band rehearsal in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Chloe Abel sitting on the ground in a pink sweater, Milt Abel standing and wearing a tan jacket, Duke Samuels playing bass and wearing a gray jacket, an unidentified man and child standing against the wall, and Elsa Hart sitting in a chair. Everyone is looking to the right., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at a Mutual Musicians House Band rehearsal
Jazz musicians at a Mutual Musicians House Band rehearsal in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Milt Abel standing and wearing a tan jacket, Al "Delightful De" Bartee sitting in front and wearing a tan cap, Duke Samuels playing bass while looking forward, Elsa Hart sitting and looking at Samuels, and an unidentified man leaning against the back wall wearing a blue plaid shirt., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians at the Radisson Hotel
Jazz musicians performing at an event at the Radisson Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right: Dwight Foster looking to the side while holding a saxophone, Al Bartee playing drums, an unidentified man looking down while playing piano, and an unidentified man playing electric bass. Elsa Hart and other people are sitting at a table watching the performance. Hart is on the left wearing a purple jacket., October 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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