Capitol Baseball Team
Capitol Baseball Team posing for group photo wearing uniform shirts and caps with the letter 'C'. Dave Dexter is standing third from left in the back row with hands clasped together. Nat King Cole is standing fifth from left in the back row, looking forward and smiling. Andy Russell is seated in the front row, second from right., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, Al Jarvis, Freddy Martin, and Dinah Shore on "Can You Tie That"
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, Al Jarvis, Freddy Martin, and Dinah Shore sitting at tables with microphones while recording a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California. In the foreground is a studio audience watching the broadcast., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, Al Jarvis, Freddy Martin, and Dinah Shore on "Can You Tie That"
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, Al Jarvis, Freddy Martin, and Dinah Shore, sitting in a tile studio at tables with microphones while recording a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" in Los Angeles, California. In the foreground is a studio audience watching the broadcast., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, Al Jarvis, Freddy Martin, and Dinah Shore on "Can You Tie That"
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, Al Jarvis, Freddy Martin, and Dinah Shore, sitting in a tile studio at tables with microphones while recording a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" in Los Angeles, California. In the foreground is a studio audience watching the broadcast., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print.
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, and Al Jarvis
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, Al Jarvis, and two unidentified men sitting at tables with microphones for a radio broadcast. Dexter and Cole are looking towards Jarvis in the center., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, and Al Jarvis
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, and Al Jarvis on a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California. Dexter and Cole are sitting at a table with microphones and water pitchers. Jarvis is sitting on the right looking at Dexter and Cole while smiling., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Press release attached to photo.
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, and Al Jarvis seated in a recording studio.
Dave Dexter, Nat King Cole, and Al Jarvis, unidentified man, seated in a recording studio with two unidentified men and an unidentified woman. Dexter, far left, is facing forward with arms resting on the table. Cole, second from left, is also facing forward with arms resting on the table. Jarvis, back center, is seated behind microphones and looking up., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dean Martin and Nat King Cole
Dean Martin and Nat King Cole standing shoulder to shoulder and looking to the side. Martin is laughing with his hand extended out. Both are wearing dark suits and light ties., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Glenn Wallichs and Nat King Cole
Glenn Wallichs (second to left) and Nat King Cole (second to right) with three unidentified men. All are wearing suits and ties and standing shoulder to shoulder looking forward., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nat King Cole
Publicity photo of Nat King Cole turned to the side and looking forward while smiling and extending hands out. Cole is wearing a light colored suit and patterned tie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Nat King Cole and Johnny Mercer
Nat King Cole sitting at piano talking with Johnny Mercer. Cole is facing to the side underneath a microphone. Mercer is leaning on the side of the piano., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print., Red arrows and markings on photo for print transfer.
Nat King Cole and Perry Como
Nat King Cole and Perry Como looking over music. Cole is wearing a pinstripe suit. Como is wearing a patterned jacket and holding music with a cigarette in one hand., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett
Nat King Cole and Tony Bennett sitting at restaurant table with a bread basket and silver wear. Cole is wearing a patterned jacket and leaning forward with one arm on the table. Bennett is wearing a dark jacket and looking up., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Nat King Cole playing piano
Nat King Cole photographed from the side playing piano. Cole is looking forward and wearing a pinstripe suit., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nat King Cole playing piano
Photo of Nat King Cole playing piano and singing into a Capitol Records microphone hanging from above. Cole is smiling and wearing a striped shirt and wide brimmed hat., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print., White outline of Cole painted on photo for print transfer.
Nat King Cole playing piano
Nat King Cole photographed from above playing piano in front of a studio wall. Cole is wearing a striped shirt and looking to the side., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Al Jarvis, Buddy Rich, and Dave Dexter
Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Al Jarvis, Buddy Rich, and Dave Dexter sitting at tables with microphones before a studio audience during radio broadcast. The broadcast is taking place on a large auditorium stage with chairs and music stands in the back., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Al Jarvis, Buddy Rich, and Dave Dexter
Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Al Jarvis, Buddy Rich, and Dave Dexter sitting at tables with microphones before a studio audience during radio broadcast. An unidentified man stand over Jarvis in the center of the room., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nat King Cole, Helen Humes, Herb Shriner, and Jimmie Lunceford
Nat King Cole, Helen Humes, Herb Shriner, and Jimmie Lunceford standing around an Armed Forces Radio Service microphone, Cole is wearing a pinstripe suit and holding a harmonica. Humes is wearing a light colored dress. Shriner is wearing an armed forces uniform. Lunceford is wearing a suit jacket and looking down while smiling., 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Black arrows and writing on photo for print transfer.
Nat King Cole, Jimmie Lunceford, and Lena Horne
Nat King Cole, Jimmie Lunceford, and Lena Horne standing behind a USA microphone and laughing. Cole is wearing a light colored suit and patterned tie and is holding out his hand, touching Horne's hand. Lunceford is looking at Horne and wearing a checkered suit and patterned tie. Horne is looking slightly to the side, wearing a striped blouse, and holding her hand out to touch Cole's hand., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Natalie Cole
Headshot of Natalie Cole in 3/4 turn looking forward. Cole is wearing a dress with lace and has a flower in her hair., No date; likely between 1971 and 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Public relations: Edward Windsor Wright Corporation, Suite 502, 6430 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Calif. 90028, 213-466-6421., Personal Management: Kevin Hunter, New Directions, 9229 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069, 213-550-7205, 212-586-2505.
Natalie Cole
Publicity photo of Natalie Cole facing the camera with one arm extended out and the other hand pointing up. Cole is wearing a white floral dress., No date; likely between 1975 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Performance info on back of print.
Oscar Moore (guitar) and Nat King Cole (piano)
Oscar Moore playing guitar and singing with Nat King Cole. Cole is playing the piano and singing with his eyes closed into a microphone hanging from overhead., Approximately 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Publicity photo of Nat King Cole
Publicity photo of Nat King Cole leaning forward, hunched over a stool, looking up and smiling. Cole is wearing a white sweater and metal chain on his wrist., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Robert Preston, Bill Rigney, and Nat King Cole
Robert Preston, Bill Rigney, Nat King Cole posing for photo in baseball uniforms. Preston is holding a baseball glove and looking up. Rigney is wearing an Angels uniform and looking forward. Cole is holding a pen and paper while looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.