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Ben Pollack and his Orchestra
Headshot of Ben Pollack looking to the side and smiling. Pollack is wearing a black suit jacket and patterned tie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: Music Corporation of America. New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, Cleveland. Producers of the World's Finest Orchestras and Entertainment.
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra posing on stage for a group photo. Fourteen musicians are wearing light colored suits and a dark handkerchief. Moten is wearing a black suit and holding a conducting baton., 1930, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Kansas City Museum copyright on back of photo.
Benny Carter and his orchestra
Publicity photo of Benny Carter seated at an angle and looking forward. Carter is wearing a tuxedo with bowtie and holding a saxophone in one hand on his lap., November 26, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Carter and his orchestra
Publicity photo from the side of Benny Carter playing trumpet up in the air with one hand pointing up. Carter is wearing a tuxedo with bowtie., November 26, 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: Music Corporation of America ; New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Cleveland, and Dallas
Benny Carter playing saxophone in rehearsal
Benny Carter facing forward and looking to the side while playing saxophone, possibly in a rehearsal. In the background are several musicians playing saxophone and trumpet., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Carter playing saxophone on stage
Benny Carter on stage and playing saxophone on stage next to a microphone. Carter is facing forward, looking to the side, and is wearing a jacket and open collared shirt., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Carter seated by his instruments
Benny Carter seated, holding music, and looking up while talking. At his feet are a trumpet, saxophone, and clarinet on stands., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Carter sitting and playing saxophone
Benny Carter sitting on a stool or bench and playing saxophone. Carter is facing to the side and looking up., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Carter wearing white suit
Publicity photo of Benny Carter leaning forward and looking to the side. Carter is wearing white suit and black tie., 1948, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print.
Benny Carter wearing white suit
Headshot of Benny Carter at an angle looking forward. Carter is wearing a white suit and black tie while holding a saxophone across his chest with one hand., 1948, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print.
Benny Carter wearing wool suit
Benny Carter seated and looking forward while smiling. Carter is wearing a wool suit and holding a saxophone across his chest with one hand., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Carter, Dave Dexter, Tommy Dorsey, unidentified man, and Al Jarvis on "Can You Tie That"
Dave Dexter, Tommy Dorsey, and an unidentified man standing behind Benny Carter and Al Jarvis. All are looking at Jarvis, seated next to a KLAC microphone. The group is gathered before a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman and his orchestra with Helen Ward Featured Vocalist
Publicity photo of Helen Ward and Benny Goodman facing forward and smiling. Ward is wearing a satin dress and leaning against Goodman who is wearing a white suit and holding a clarinet under his arm., 1936, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: MCA Music Corporation of America; London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta
Benny Goodman with daughter Benjie
Benny Goodman photographed from the side holding his infant daughter Benjie up in both arms and smiling. Benjie has both arms raised and is looking up. Goodman and his daughter are outdoors with trees in the background., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Benny Goodman with daughter Benjie
Benny Goodman facing forward while holding his infant daughter Benjie who is sitting on the side of his arm. Benjie is looking forward. Goodman and his daughter are outdoors with trees and a brick wall in the background., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Benny Goodman with daughter Benjie and family dog
Benny Goodman sitting on a lawn chair and holding his infant daughter Benjie in both hands while she plays with the family dog., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Benny Goodman with daughter Benjie and family dog
Benny Goodman sitting on a lawn chair with his infant daughter Benjie cradled in one arm and the family dog held in the other. Goodman is looking down at his daughter who is looking at the dog., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo.
Benny Goodman with daughters Benjie and Rachel
Benny Goodman leaning over a couch where his two daughters, Benjie and Rachel are sitting. Rachel is reading an issue of Capitol News while Benjie looks over and grabs at the paper., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo.
Benny Goodman with daughters Benjie and Rachel and family dog
Benny Goodman sitting on a lawn chair holding his daughter Benjie in one arm and on his lap. Goodman's daughter Rachel sits on the arm of the chair leaning against his shoulder while the family god sits in his lap as well. Benny and Rachel are looking forward and smiling while Benjie looks down at the dog., January 23, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Meroff and his orchestra
Headshot of Benny Meroff turning forward and looking to the side while smiling. Meroff is wearing a light colored suit and dark tie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mills Artists, Inc., 799 Seventh Ave., N.Y.
Benny Meroff and his orchestra
Illustration of Benny Meroff conducting. Meroff is holding a conducting baton in one hand and pointing up with the other. The illustration is an angular and exaggerated drawing of Meroff looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mills Artists, Inc., 799 Seventh Ave., N.Y.
Benny Moten's Kansas City Orchestra
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra sitting in front of a curtain and holding instruments. Nine musicians are sitting and looking forward, wearing black tuxedoes., 1927, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Kansas City Museum copyright on back of photo.
Benny Strong and his Orchestra
Publicity photo of Benny Strong looking to the side with a neutral expression. Strong is wearing a pinstripe suit and checkered tie., No date; likely between 1935 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Management: Music Corporation of America. London, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Cleveland, Dallas.
Berle Adams talking on the phone
A candid photograph of Berle Adams in a suit, seated at desk, turned and looking behind himself while talking on the phone., No date; likely between 1951 and 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on back: "Berle Adams; Managed Louis Jordan.", Red pencil marking on left, top, and right of photograph for print transfer. Traces of glue residue at top.
Bernard Herrmann
Slightly blurry publicity photo of Bernard Herrmann sitting at a piano and looking up. Herrmann is wearing glasses and a jacket. An unidentified man is standing behind Herrmann., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Barclay
Headshot of singer Betty Barclay in an angled shot from the side. Barclay is wearing a dress with straps and hair is curled., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Info on radio performances on back of print.
Betty Bunn
Betty Bunn, looking to the side, wearing a bathing suit, and standing against a plaster wall in the sand., April 24, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty George
Headshot of Betty George in a 3/4 turn looking to the side and smiling. George is wearing a floral print shirt., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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