Dave Dexter, Benny Goodman, and Helen Forrest at DownBeat awards ceremony
Dave Dexter speaking with Benny Goodman at a dining table in the Waldorf-Astoria during the 1939 DownBeat awards ceremony. Dexter is seated second from left and holding a cigarette. Goodman is seated third from left and wearing a tuxedo. Helen Forrest is sitting to the right of Goodman, wearing fur. In the back are dining tables with others seated around them., January 15, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of print; newspaper clipping attached to back of one print.
Gordon Jenkins, Helen Forrest, and Dick Haymes
Gordon Jenkins, Helen Forrest, and Dick Haymes holding arms and walking in front of the CBS studio with a sign advertising an upcoming concert., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two negatives included with photo.
Helen Forrest
Helen Forrest, charming swing singer, is the featured vocalist on "The Dick Haymes Show," which starts on CBS Saturday, Oct. 13. Helen has sung with many of the top bands in the country, including those of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, and Tommy Dorsey (from photo caption)., September 25, 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; negative included with print.
Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes
Publicity photo of Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes. Forrest is sitting and looking to the side while smiling, wearing a buttoned jacket. Haymes is leaning forward behind Forrest and smiling, wearing a dark jacket and black tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes
Dick Haymes, romantic baritone of screen and radio, will launch his new "Dick Haymes Show" on CBS Saturday, Oct. 13, with Helen Forrest as featured vocalist. Dick and Helen, who've been starred with many leading bands will offer CBS listeners top tunes of the day (from photo caption)., September 25, 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo included; negatives included with print; info on back of photo.
Helen Forrest and Les Brown
Helen Forrest and Les Brown smiling and seated together at a dining table. Forrest is wearing a striped jacket, white bow, and floral headpiece. Brown is wearing a tuxedo jacket and bowtie., 1948, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Forrest featured with Harry James and his orchestra
Headshot of Helen Forrest looking up and to the side. Forrest is wearing a dark dress with high collar., 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; negative included with print.
Helen Forrest in market
Visiting Los Angeles' Farmers Market, CBS songstress Helen Forrest finds plenty of interest in the California glassware on view. Shopping at the famed market is part of the blonde vocalist's weekly routine, in between broadcasts of "The Dick Haymes Show" (from photo credit)., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Forrest performing
Helen Forrest standing on stage holding a microphone and looking back during a performance. Forrest is in front of a large audience., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Forrest standing over records
Helen Forrest holding a broom and standing over a pile of scattered records and papers on the floor., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White markings on photo from print transfer.
Helen Forrest surrounded by a crowd
Helen Forrest falling into a crowd of fans at an event in Boston, Massachusetts. A guard is carrying Forrest through the crowd., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White arrows and lines on photo for print transfer.
Helen Forrest surrounded by a crowd
Helen Forrest falling into a crowd of fans at an event in Boston, Massachusetts. The crowd is turned toward Forrest and attempting to catch her., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Helen Forrest surrounded by a crowd
Helen Forrest pushing away hands while surrounded by a crowd of fans in Boston, Massachusetts., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Forrest surrounded by a crowd
Helen Forrest protected by security while surrounded by fans at an event in Boston, Massachusetts. A guard is carrying Forrest through the crowd., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Forrest surrounded by a crowd
Helen Forrest pushing away hands while surrounded by a crowd of fans in Boston, Massachusetts., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Forrest surrounded by a crowd
Helen Forrest surrounded by a crowd of fans in Boston, Massachusetts. Forrest is leaning over to step down while holding onto the hands of fans., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo., White and red marks on photo for print transfer.
Helen Forrest surrounded by a crowd
Helen Forrest walking through an opening in the crowd while surrounded by fans at an event in Boston, Massachusetts. The crowd is throwing pieces of paper into the air., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White and red markings on photo for pint transfer.