"Pee Wee" Hunt
Illustration of "Pee Wee" Hunt featuring his head and upper chest. Hunt is looking forward and smiling, wearing a tuxedo and white bowtie., 1937, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Animation cell for a Disney cartoon "Peter and the Wolf"
Animation cell for a Disney cartoon "Peter and the Wolf" featuring a wolf and boy hanging from ropes; cell is mounted to paper backing., No date; likely 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Meroff and his orchestra
Illustration of Benny Meroff conducting. Meroff is holding a conducting baton in one hand and pointing up with the other. The illustration is an angular and exaggerated drawing of Meroff looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mills Artists, Inc., 799 Seventh Ave., N.Y.
Dizzy Gillespie
Illustration print featuring a caricature of Dizzy Gillespie. The drawing shows an outline of a hat, goatee, hands, and trumpet., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Exclusive Management: Willard Alexander, Inc., 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 1812, New York City.
Earl Hines and his orchestra
Caricature of Earl Hines's head smiling with a bowtie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Exclusive Management: William Morris Agency, Inc., New York, Chicago, London, Hollywood.
Festival '78
Illustration print featuring a caricature of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin. George is playing the piano while smoking a cigarette and Ira is writing on paper while smoking a cigar. A caption below is advertising the PBS special "Festival 78.", No date; likely 1978, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Caption reads: Lyricist Ira and his brother, composer George Gershwin, caricatured here by Hirschfeld, are the subject of a television tribute during Festival '78 on PBS, 16 days of special programming designed to increase public awareness and support of public television. "Song by Song by Ira Gershwin" will air on KCET March 7 at 9:50PM. Please check local listings for exact date and time in your area., The illustration was drawn by Hirschfeld in 1955.
Glenn Wallichs
Photographed drawing of Glenn Wallichs by Norman Rockwell. Wallichs is looking forward and smiling and is wearing a suit and dotted tie., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Kay Kyser and his orchestra
Illustration of Kay Kyser wearing academic robes and hat. Kyser is holding papers in one hand and pointing with the other hand., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Music Corporation of America, London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas.
Kenny Sargent
Illustration of Kenny Sargent featuring his head and upper chest. Sargent is looking forward and smiling, wearing a tuxedo and white bowtie., 1937, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Satirical cartoon depicting Dave Dexte
Satirical cartoon depicting Dave Dexter producing a Capitol Records recording session. The illustration shows band members precariously balanced on desks and suspended in the air with a caption that reads "O.K. cats, ready to cut the master - we finally got the band balanced!", No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Xavier Cugat caricature
Caricature of Xavier Cugat wearing a beret in Key Magazine advertisement for concert at Trocadero., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.