Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong
Billie Holiday straightening a tie for Louis Armstrong in a publicity photo shoot in Hollywood, California. Armstrong is holding a trumpet in his hands and grinning with closed eyes. Holiday is looking at Armstrong and smiling., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Danny Kaye leading band of Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Charlie Barnet, Louis Armstrong, and Lionel Hampton
Danny Kaye performing with a band featuring Benny Goodman playing clarinet, Tommy Dorsey playing trombone, Charlie Barnet playing saxophone, Louis Armstrong playing trumpet and Lionel Hampton playing vibraphone in a still shot from the film "A Song Is Born" Kaye is holding one arm up and smiling., 1948, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Promotional info on movie attached to back of photo.
Louis Armstrong
Illustration of Louis Armstrong with eyes wide open while playing trumpet. The drawing only features Armstrong's head and the trumpet mouthpiece., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print., Associated Booking Corp. ; Joe Glaser, President ; New York, Chicago, Hollywood
Louis Armstrong
Headshot of Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet while looking up., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong wearing black rimmed glasses and playing trumpet into recording studio microphones., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday
Louis Armstrong playing trumpet over Billie Holiday's shoulder in a publicity photo shoot in Hollywood, California. Armstrong is wearing a suit and looking up with his head facing down. Holiday is tilting her head toward the trumpet and looking up., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Louis Armstrong and Dave Dexter
Louis Armstrong and Dave Dexter sitting at the piano. Armstrong is smiling and pointing to his trumpet while Dexter looks forward., 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Info describing photo session on back of print., Black markings on photo added for print transfer.
Louis Armstrong and Dave Dexter
Louis Armstrong and Dave Dexter standing shoulder to shoulder and smiling. Armstrong is holding a trumpet and pointing at Dexter who is holding a pile of handkerchiefs., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of photo; negative included with photo.
Louis Armstrong and Lucille Wilson
Louis Armstrong playing trumpet with one hand and embracing Lucille Wilson with the other. Wilson stand behind Armstrong and holds his legs., 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Louis Armstrong and his Famous Orchestra
Publicity photo of Louis Armstrong grinning and turned toward camera. Armstrong is wearing a striped suit and tie with one hand extended while holding trumpet., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Personal Management: Joe Glaser ; Squibb Bldg. 745 Fifth Ave.
Louis Armstrong and his Famous Orchestra
Publicity print of Louis Armstrong featuring two overlapping photos of Armstrong wearing a tuxedo. In one photo Armstrong holds a trumpet to his lips while turned to the side. In the other photo Armstrong smiles and hold a trumpet out in front., No date; likely between 1931 and 1935, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Personal Management: Joe Glaser ; Squibb Bldg. 745 Fifth Ave.
Louis Armstrong and his Famous Orchestra
Publicity photo of Louis Armstrong turned away from the camera, wearing a striped suit and tie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Associated Booking Corp. ; Joe Glaser, President ; New York, Chicago, Hollywood
Louis Armstrong and unidentified woman at piano
Louis Armstrong and an unidentified woman sitting at the piano. Armstrong is smiling and holding his trumpet while the woman smiles and looks up., 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Louis Armstrong covering ears while unidentified woman plays trumpet
Louis Armstrong covering his ears and grimaces while Billie Holiday plays trumpet. Both are wearing suits., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Louis Armstrong looking over his Esquire Awards acquired from 1942-1947 inclusive
Publicity photo of Louis Armstrong wearing a pinstripe suit and grinning. Armstrong is standing next to six Esquire Awards on a shelf., 1948, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Associated Booking Corp. ; Joe Glaser, President ; New York, Chicago, Hollywood
Louis Armstrong playing trumpet
Louis Armstrong wearing a white collared shirt and playing trumpet while facing to the side., 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print.
Louis Armstrong playing trumpet
Louis Armstrong wearing a suit and tie while playing trumpet and looking to the side., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Louis Armstrong playing trumpet
Louis Armstrong wearing a white collared shirt and playing trumpet while looking up. A tall plant and light fixture are in the background., 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print; negative included.
Louis Armstrong playing trumpet
Louis Armstrong playing trumpet in a 3/4 turn toward the camera. Armstrong is wearing a formal jacket with large buttons and felt hat., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Louis Armstrong showing unidentified woman how to play trumpet
Louis Armstrong smiling and showing Billie Holiday how to play trumpet. Both are wearing suits., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Louis Armstrong sitting at the piano
Louis Armstrong sitting at the piano holding a trumpet, smiling, and wiping his face with a handkerchief., 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print.
Louis Armstrong sitting at the piano
Louis Armstrong sitting at the piano holding a trumpet and wiping his face with a handkerchief., 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print; negative included.
Louis Armstrong wearing double-breasted suit
Louis Armstrong wearing double-breasted suit and raising arm while grinning. Armstrong is standing next to an NBC microphone., January 1939, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Publicity photo of Louis Armstrong playing trumpet
Publicity photo of Louis Armstrong playing trumpet close to camera while holding handkerchief. Armstrong is facing away from the camera., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Publicity still from "New Orleans"
Publicity still from film "New Orleans" featuring Louis Armstrong (trumpet, looking down over piano), Zutty Singleton (drums), Red Callender (bass), Charlie Beale (piano), Bud Scott (guitar), Kid Ory (trombone), Barney Bigard (clarinet) and others., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Info about film on back of print.
Publicity still from "New Orleans"
Publicity still from film "New Orleans" featuring Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday (center) with Red Callender (bass), Zutty Singleton (drums), Charlie Beale (piano), Kid Ory (trombone), Bud Scott (guitar), Barney Bigard (clarinet) and others., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Info about film on back of print.
Publicity still of Louis Armstrong in "Swingin' the dream"
Publicity still of Louis Armstrong grinning while wearing fireman hat and uniform coat with large buttons during production of "Swingin' the dream.", 1939, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Info on theatrical production on back of photo.
Unidentified man with Louis Armstrong and Lucille Wilson
An unidentified man seated with Louis Armstrong and Lucille Wilson at a desk. Armstrong is wearing a bowtie and smiling. Wilson is looking forward with a neutral expression., No date; likely between 1951 and 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.