Dave Dexter with Ella Mae Morse and two unidentified men
Dave Dexter standing top left with Ella Mae Morse bottom left and two unidentified men in the KLAC studio. All are smiling and looking to the side., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ella Mae Morse
Publicity photo of Ella Mae Morse reclining on a couch covered in fur looking forward and smiling. Morse is covered with a fur blanket., 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.
Ella Mae Morse
Ella Mae Morse singing in a Capitol recording studio. Morse is sitting on a stool next to a Capitol Records microphone while holding music in one hand. Morse is wearing a blouse and skirt covered with lace., September 26, 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ella Mae Morse
Headshot of Ella Mae Morse looking forward and smiling. Morse is wearing a dark colored blouse, a heart-shaped pendant, and a bow in her hair., 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.
Ella Mae Morse
Publicity photo of Ella Mae Morse leaning back and looking to the side while smiling. Morse is wearing a white blouse., 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.
Ella Mae Morse
Ella Mae Morse sitting on a stool next to a Capitol Records microphone in a studio. Morse is holding music in one hand and resting her head on her other hand while looking to the side and smiling. Morce is wearing a blouse and skirt covered with lace., September 26, 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Ella Mae Morse
Publicity photo of Ella Mae Morse sitting and resting her head on both hands while looking to the side. Morse is wearing a patterned dress with lace., 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.
Ella Mae Morse
Publicity photo of Ella Mae Morse leaning forward and smiling. Morse is folding her arms and is wearing a white blouse with collar pattern., 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; white markings on photo for print transfer., Exclusive Management: Frederick Brothers Music Corporation. New York, Hollywood, Chicago.
Ella Mae Morse
Ella Mae Morse behind an NBC microphone with both hands raised, pointing up, while looking to the side and smiling. Morse is wearing a white blouse and black skirt., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Ella Mae Morse
Headshot of Ella Mae Morse looking forward and smiling. Morse is wearing a shiny dress with a large brooch., Copyright 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo; press release attached to back; white markings on photo for print transfer., Printed in the United States of America. Copyright 1944, Universal Pictures Co., Inc. Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction.
Ella Mae Morse
Ella Mae Morse behind an Armed Forces Radio Service microphone during a radio broadcast. Morse is turning to the side and looking forward while smiling. Morse is wearing a white dress with embroidered patterns., 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.
Ella Mae Morse
Ella Mae Morse sitting on a stool next to a Capitol Records microphone in a studio. Morse is holding music in one hand and looking back while smiling. Morce is wearing a blouse and skirt covered with lace., September 26, 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ella Mae Morse
Ella Mae Morse sitting on a stool next to a Capitol Records microphone in a studio. Morse is holding music in one hand and looking back while smiling. Morce is wearing a blouse and skirt covered with lace., September 26, 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ella Mae Morse and Frank Sinatra
Ella Mae Morse and Frank Sinatra on a radio broadcast for the program "Jubilee." Morse is holding papers in one hand and resting her other arm on Sinatra's shoulder. Both Morse and Sinatra are looking down and smiling, standing behind an AFRS microphone., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photograph; press release attached to back of photo.
Ella Mae Morse and Johnny Mercer
Ella Mae Morse and Johnny Mercer holding hands and embracing as though dancing in front of a patterned curtain. Morse is looking forward and smiling, wearing a white blouse and dark skirt. Mercer is looking up and grinning, wearing a striped suit jacket., 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., Red markings on photo for print transfer.
Ella Mae Morse at the piano
Ella Mae Morse sitting at a piano in a studio looking up with a surprised expression. Morse is resting her arms on music laying across the top of the piano., September 26, 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ella Mae Morse at the piano
Ella Mae Morse sitting at a piano in a studio looking up and smiling. Morse is resting her arms on music laying across the top of the piano., September 26, 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ella Mae Morse singing
Angled photo of Ella Mae Morse singing into a microphone. Morse is holding her hands out to her sides and is looking forward. Morse is wearing a white ruffled dress., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White markings on photo for print transfer.
Ella Mae Morse sleeping
Ella Mae Morse sleeping on a couch, using a large coat as a blanket. Morse is resting her feet on a coffee table covered with music and an ashtray., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ella Mae Morse with a cow
Ella Mae Morse sitting on a bucket next to a cow with a milking bucket. Morse is looking forward with a perplexed expression while holding her arms out. Morse is wearing a western outfit including a cowboy hat and a skirt and wrist bands with leather frills., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ella Mae Morse, Johnny Mercer, and Lina Romay
Left to right: Ella Mae Morse, Johnny Mercer, and Lina Romay, stand with arms wrapped around each other in front of a floral curtain. Mercer is holding a magazine in one hand., No date; likely between 1945 and 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Ella Mae Morse, Spike Jones, and an unidentified woman performing
Ella Mae Morse plays the ratchet as Spike Jones plays novelty percussion equipment and an unidentified woman plays the slide whistle in a recording studio. Both women are smiling and looking at Spike Jones., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Larry Finley and Ella Mae Morse
Larry Finley and Ella Mae Morse standing in front of a tile wall. Finley is wearing a suit and tie. Morse is wearing a strapless dress., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White and black markings on photo for print transfer.