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Alberta Hunter
Promotional photo for NPR Jazz Alive! Radio show featuring Alberta Hunter singing into microphone. Hunter has one arm raised and is looking to the side and smiling., No date; likely between 1971 and 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo includes NPR promotional caption for a Jazz Alive! radio show featuring this artist
Billie Holiday at microphone
Billie Holiday holding a Blue network microphone and smiling with unidentified musicians in the background. Holiday is wearing a shirt with BH embroidered on the collar and a white hair wrap., 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.
Billie Holiday at microphone
Billie Holiday holding a Blue network microphone and smiling with unidentified musician in the background. Holiday is wearing a jacket with a shoulder patch and a white hair wrap., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; negative included with photo.
Billie Holiday performing
Billie Holiday performing with an unidentified band. Holiday is singing with her eyes closed and head tilted back, wearing a floral print dress., 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.
Billie Holiday singing
Billie Holiday photographed from the side singing and looking forward. Holiday is wearing a jacket with a shoulder patch and a white hair wrap., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Brenda Lee Eager
Headshot of Brenda Lee Eager leaning forward with her elbows on a table and holding her head in her hands. Eager is wearing a large 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., Playboy Records, Inc.; 8560 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90069; 213-659-4080
Carrie Smith
Headshot of singer Carrie Smith looking forward and smiling. Smith is wearing a floral print blouse and hoop earrings., 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dinah Washington
Dinah Washington singing into a microphone on stage with unidentified musicians in the background. Washington is wearing a pinstripe suit jacket and skirt., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Black markings on photo for print transfer.
Dionne Warwick
Publicity photo of Dionne Warwick looking forward and smiling while holding her hands up to her cheeks. Warwick is wearing a white blouse., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Personal Management: Paul Cantor., William Morris Agency, Inc. New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, London, Rome, Paris, Madrid, Munich.
Ella Fitzgerald smiling
Ella Fitzgerald facing forward and smiling, wearing a black dress and a pearl necklace., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Esther Williams
Headshot of Esther Williams looking forward with a neutral expression. Williams is wearing a ruffled dress., No date; likely between 1981 and 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Humes singing
Promotional photo for NPR Jazz Alive! Radio show featuring Helen Humes singing into a microphone. Humes is grinning and wearing a patterned dress., No date; likely between 1971 and 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo includes NPR promotional caption for a Jazz Alive! radio show featuring this artist
Ivy Anderson and Leon Rene rehearsing music
Ivy Anderson leaning on a piano looking at music and Leon Rene playing the piano while smiling during a rehearsal in a studio. An NBC microphone hangs from above., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jazz musicians with Dave Dexter
An unidentified man at left end of table, Lou Bring, Mildred Bailey, Manny Klein, an unidentified man (standing), Dave Dexter, and Glenn Wallichs (mostly out of frame) seated at a dining table with water glasses and ashtrays. An unidentified crowd is seated in the background., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print.
Jazz musicians with Dave Dexter
Mildred Bailey, wearing a floral headpiece, Manny Klein, wearing a white suit, an unidentified man (standing), Dave Dexter, wearing a wool suit, and Glenn Wallichs seated at a dining table with water glasses and an ashtray. An unidentified crowd is seated in the background., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print, one is cropped with negative.
Julia Lee
Publicity photo of Julia Lee sitting at a piano with a Capitol Records microphone hanging overhead. Lee is looking to the side and smiling with one arm resting on the piano., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo., Management: Consolidated Orchestras of America, 12th and Walnut Building, Kansas City, Missouri.
Julia Lee
Angled headshot of Julia Lee looking forward and smiling next to a Capitol Records microphone. Lee is wearing a patterned dress., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo; five copies of photo; fifth copy 5 x 7., Management: Consolidated Orchestras of America, 12th and Walnut Building, Kansas City, Missouri.
Julia Lee
Headshot of Julia Lee looking to the side and smiling. Lee is wearing a patterned dress., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; two copies of negative with photo., Management: Consolidated Orchestras of America, 12th and Walnut Building, Kansas City, Missouri.
Julia Lee
Publicity photo of Julia Lee looking forward and smiling next to a Capitol Records microphone. Lee is wearing a patterned dress., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Julia Lee playing piano
Julia Lee playing piano in a studio and smiling while looking to the side. Several Capitol Records microphones hang into the piano., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of photo; negative included with photo., Red arrows and markings on photo for print transfer.
Julia Lee's gravestone
Julia Lee's gravestone, inscribed "Mother, Julia Lee, 1903-1958", located in Highland Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lena Horne laughing
Lena Horne sitting on a stool and laughing. Horne is wearing a dark shirt and skirt, holding a purse on her lap., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lou Bring, Mildred Bailey, and Manny Klein
Lou Bring, wearing a jacket and tie, Mildred Bailey, wearing a dress and floral headpiece, and Manny Klein, wearing a white suit, seated at a table and smiling while facing camera. An unidentified crowd is seated in the background., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Maxine Sullivan
Headshot of Maxine Sullivan looking forward and smiling. Sullivan is wearing a light colored dress., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Mildred Bailey and Joe Venuti
Mildred Bailey and Joe Venuti seated at a dining table with water glasses and an ashtray., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White lines and gray ink isolate Bailey's head for a print transfer.
Mildred Bailey singing
Mildred Bailey wearing a dress and holding papers and a handkerchief. Bailey is standing next to a CBS microphone., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Black arrows and markings written on photo for print transfer.
Miss Randy Crawford
Publicity photo of Randy Crawford in a 3/4 turn smiling with head tilted back. Crawford is wearing a black dress and lace top., April 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Warner Bros. Records.
Moune de Rivel smiling while at piano
Newest importation of impresario Barney Josephson of Café Society, who has discovered so many stars, is attractive chanteuse Moune de Rivel [Cécile Jean-Louis Baghio'o], who sings plaintive songs in her native Guadeloupe French. She is heard in the new March of Time film, "Night Club Boom" (from photo caption)., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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