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Ahmad Alaadeen and Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen and Ben Kynard at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Alaadeen is wearing a dark jacket and is smiling. Kynard is wearing a blue jacket and is facing Alaadeen while talking., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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 "Delightful De" Bartee and Jay McShann
Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Jay McShann sitting in the audience at Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Both are sitting in the center, behind two women. They are smiling and looking at the stage on the left. Other people are sitting around the stage as well. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back., September 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee and Betty Crow at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Al "Delightful De" Bartee and Betty Crow at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartee is wearing a black suit jacket and vest. Crow is wearing a red suit jacket and shiny gold scarf tied into a bow. Both are looking forward and smiling., March 1993, 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.
Al Bartee at an outdoor party
Al "Delightful De" Bartee at an outdoor party at Betty Crow's house. Bartee is playing drums while looking down. He is wearing a white shirt and vest. Sonny Kenner and Milt Abel are playing off camera., August 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee sitting with Dorothy Donegan and an unidentified woman at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Al "Delightful De" Bartee sitting with Dorothy Donegan and an unidentified woman at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Bartee is wearing a black suit. The two women are looking at the camera and smiling., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee speaking at the Elder Statesmen Awards
Al "Delightful De" Bartee speaking at the Elder Statesmen Awards in Kansas City, Missouri. He is standing at a podium and holding a book while talking into a microphone. Others are sitting around the podium watching him. An unidentified woman is standing behind Bartee., August 21, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee talking with Dorothy Donegan
Al "Delightful De" Bartee talking with Dorothy Donegan at the Allis Plaza Hotel. Both are sitting on a purple plush couch and smiling. Bartee is wearing a black suit jacket and vest. Donegan is wearing a Chanel hat., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Al Bartee with Dorothy Donegan at the Allis Plaza Hotel
Al "Delightful De" Bartee standing next to Dorothy Donegan at the Allis Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. Both are looking up and smiling. Bartee is wearing a black suit jacket and vest. Donegan is wearing a Chanel hat., March 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at Jardine's
Audience at Jardine's on Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. They are sitting, talking, and dining at tables. The back wall is covered with mounted art., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the 18th & Vine Heritage Jazz Festival
Audience at the 18th & Vine Heritage Jazz Festival in Kansas City, Missouri. They are sitting and walking around on a street and also sitting on a lawn in front of the stage., August 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the 18th & Vine Heritage Jazz Festival
Audience at the 18th & Vine Heritage Jazz Festival in Kansas City, Missouri. They are sitting and walking around on a street., August 1992, 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.
Audience at the Kansas City Spirit Festival
Audience sitting in front of the Jazz Stage at the Kansas City Spirit Festival in Kansas City, Missouri. It is night and the tent has lights hanging on poles. People are looking up, clapping, and smiling., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Levee Bar & Grill
Audience sitting at tables at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The tables are covered with drink glasses and plates. A large window with neon signs is in the back., September 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Levee Bar & Grill
Audience standing and talking at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Everyone is standing or sitting along the side of a bar. Several signs are hanging above the bar., September 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Levee Bar & Grill
Audience standing and talking at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall in back., September 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Levee Bar & Grill
Audience sitting at tables at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The tables are covered with drink glasses and plates. Various pictures and trinkets are hanging on the brick wall., September 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Levee Bar & Grill
Audience sitting at tables in the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Elsa Hart is sitting in the center, wearing a purple jacket. Al "Delightful De" Bartee is sitting on the right, wearing a grey jacket. Both are looking forward and smiling. Others are looking at musicians on stage., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Levee Bar & Grill
Audience sitting at tables in the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Elsa Hart is sitting on the right wearing a purple jacket. Others are looking at musicians on stage., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Levee Bar & Grill
Audience sitting at the Levee Bar & Grill on 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. A woman in the center is wearing a floral dress and is smiling at the camera. Everyone is sitting around the stage listening to musicians., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Audience sitting at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. People are sitting at tables with cans of beer and plastic cups. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Audience sitting at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. People are sitting at tables with cans of beer and plastic cups., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Audience sitting at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. People are sitting at tables with cans of beer and plastic cups., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Audience sitting at a social event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. People are sitting at tables with cans of beer and plastic cups. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., March 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Audience at a concert at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Unidentified people are standing and sitting while talking and listening. A fabric banner from the 1930s for the musician's union is hanging on the back wall., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Audience at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Audience at a concert at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Unidentified people are standing and sitting while talking and listening. The back wall is covered with photos of jazz bands and musicians., No date; likely between 1991 and 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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