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Ann and Hazel in the Mojave Desert
Woman named Ann in a short shirt exposing midriff and shorts, standing next to a woman named Hazel in a plaid shirt and pants with rolled up legs, in front of an automobile on the side of the road. They are in the desert, with various bits of grass and leaves in the dirt, and mountains off in the distance. Writing in the bottom border of the image reads: "Ann + Hazel on Mohave [sic] Desert.", No date; approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Arch Martin laughing in a recording studio
Arch Martin seated in a decoratively patterned button up shirt, laughing, looking off to the left, in a recording studio. Microphone stands are in front and behind him, and there is another person in the background, mostly obscured., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Aunt Doris and Uncle Will on a house's front steps in Fort Collins, Colorado
[Warren Durrett's?] Aunt Doris in a long, patterned dress, a coat, and heels, with her hands clasped at her waist, standing next to Uncle Will in a tie and suspenders, with hands behind his back, on the second-from-the-top step leading up to the front door of a house. There are metal railings on the side of the stairs, and a concrete walkway surrounded by grass at the bottom of the steps. Writing in the bottom border of the image reads: "Aunt Docia + Uncle Will - Ft. Collins.", No date; approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Blurry photo of a dance hall
Blurry image of a dance hall, with the Warren Durrett Orchestra performing on a platform stage with a curtain behind them, and large glass windows along the wall., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Blurry photograph, presumably of the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Blurry photograph, presumably of the Warren Durrett Orchestra. There are splotches and splashes of color and light, and to the left what appears to be the Warren Durrett Orchestra performing on a stage in front of a gold colored curtain., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Ousley and Warren Durrett in a recording studio
Warren Durrett in a suit jacket facing profile, to the left of Bob Ousley who is looking off to the right. They are in a recording studio, with musicians seated in the background, a microphone among them, an isolation booth back to the right, and acoustic paneling on the wall behind them., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Ousley and Warren Durrett in a recording studio
Bob Ousley playing clarinet in a recording studio, slightly out of focus in the foreground. Warren Durrett is standing by a speaker, at a podium, looking down at his music. A trombonist is visible behind him., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Ousley holding his clarinet in a recording studio
Bob Ousley seated in a recording studio, looking off to the left, holding his clarinet upright in his left hand. There is sheet music on a ledge behind him., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Ousley playing the clarinet in a recording studio
Bob Ousley seated and playing the clarinet in a recording studio. A person is seated on either side of him, out of focus and obscured., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Ousley talking with another man in a recording studio
Bob Ousley holding a cup in his left hand, talking to a man in a decoratively patterned shirt in a recording studio. Chairs and acoustic panels are on the wall behind them., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob, Hazel, and Milo in the Mojave Desert
Man named Bob in a long sleeve shirt tucked into pants, holding something in his right hand, with his left hand on the shoulder of a woman named Hazel, wearing a plaid shirt and pants with rolled up legs. On the other side of Hazel is another man in a tucked in long sleeve shirt, with his right hand on Hazel's back and his left hand on his hip. They are standing in front of an automobile on the side of the road. They are in the desert, with various bits of grass and leaves in the dirt, and mountains off in the distance. Writing in the bottom border of the image reads: "Bob ~ Hazel ~ Milo, on Mohave [sic] Desert.", No date; approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cabins in Estes Park, Colorado
Wooden cabin with a screen door, white trim, the words "Cannon Ball" on the top of the door frame. The cabin is in the woods, with trees, other cabins, and part of an automobile visible back to the right. Writing in the bottom border of the image reads: "'The Cannon Ball' - Estes Park - Colorado.", No date; approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carl Colby Band at Wylie Park in Aberdeen, S.D.
Five members of the Carl Colby Band in the hallway of a building. The four on the left are all turned towards the wall, with Warren Durrett to the right in a striped shirt and long pants, turned towards the camera with arms at his side and hands open, leaning slightly forward., August 1939, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and an unidentified man in a recording studio
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, an unidentified man, and Patty Tucker in a recording studio, singing at a music stand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and three men in a recording studio
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and an unidentified man in a recording studio, singing at a music stand. Two other unidentified men stand to the right behind a microphone, and one man is staring at paper he is holding in his hand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Contact sheet of the Warren Durrett Orchestra performing at Alameda Plaza
Contact sheet with ten images, numbered: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 (10 crossed out), 12 (11 crossed out), 12A. 3: Woman with fists clenched, singing into a microphone, in front of the Warren Durrett Orchestra, seated and playing their music behind stands. 4: Warren Durrett at the piano with sheet music, a lamp, and a sign reading "Warren Durrett Orchestra." 5: Woman seated next to the piano, in front of the trombone section of the Warren Durrett Orchestra, one player standing. 6: Photo from behind of Warren Durrett seated at the piano, playing, facing his orchestra members. 7: Saxophone section (five members) standing up at their music stands and playing 8: Saxophone section standing up at their music stands and playing, with Warren Durrett and a microphone off to the left. 9: Close shot of saxophone section standing up at their music stands and playing. 11: Trumpet section (five members) seated at their stands and playing with mutes, bass player to the left. 12: Close shot of trumpet section seated at their stands and playing with mutes, bass player to the left. 12A: Clarinetist standing and playing, saxophonist seated to the right, woman singer and another player seated to the left., April 20, 1974, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dick Chapman, Warren Durrett, and Gordon Hart standing in front of a trailer for the Carl Colby Orchestra
Dick Chapman in a suit, hands in pockets, Warren Durrett in a suit, arms folded in front of him, and Gordon Hart in a sweater, hands in pockets, all standing in front of a truck hauling a large trailer. The trailer reads "Carl Colby Orchestra," and there are three windows with curtains pulled across them. The truck is parked on the side of the road, in front of trees., August 1939, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Durrett family members around a piano at a fifty year wedding anniversary
Members of the Durrett family around a piano at a 50th wedding anniversary. Man seated, playing the piano (Warren Durrett?). A plant and a box are on the piano, hats are hanging on hooks on the wall, and a man is leaning on the piano with one arm on his hip. A woman is seated to the right of him, a table with a case on it is to the right of her, with a mute on the floor behind it, and a very young girl in front of the table. In front of them: a young boy seated in a wooden chair, a smiling girl in a dress, a woman looking down at her, another young girl looking over at her, and to the far right, the arm of another young girl, seated in a chair. A plant is in a basket in the bottom left corner., August 5, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Durrett family members playing music at a fifty year wedding anniversary
Members of the Durrett family playing music together at a 50th wedding anniversary. In the back: man behind piano with arms folded on it; hats hanging on hooks on the wall; older man standing with arms folded. A plant and a box are on the piano, and a man (Warren Durrett?) is seated at it playing it, while to the right a man is playing an acoustic guitar. Seated in wooden chairs in the front of the photo is a man playing a trumpet with a mute and a man playing a guitar. The bent arm of a woman is visible on the left of the image., August 5, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Durrett family members playing music at a fifty year wedding anniversary
Members of the Durrett family around a piano at a 50th wedding anniversary. Woman seated at the piano, a plant and a box and instruments on top of it, and hats and a coat are hanging on hooks on the wall. A young girl is standing next to the piano. In front of them: a man seated with arms folded, a man playing a mandolin; a young girl in a dress with her hand on the knee of another man with a mandolin; a man with his legs crossed; and a young girl in a frilly dress with her hands folded in her lap. Behind her on the right edge of the image is an older man seated., August 5, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Durrett family members singing barber shop music at a fifty year wedding anniversary
Members of the Durrett family singing barber shop music together at a 50th wedding anniversary. Two men are holding onto one folded copy of the score, and two other men are holding onto another copy, the front of the score book reading "Barber Shop Ballads." There are streamers hanging from the ceiling, a young girl in plaid to the left, in front of a piano, and a man in the background to the right with his arms folded., August 5, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Durrett family, at a fifty year wedding anniversary
Members of the Durrett family standing in two rows at a 50th wedding anniversary. Back row: man in suspenders and a tie; man in a tie; woman in a dress; Warren Durrett in a dotted tie; smiling man in a tie. Front row: woman in a floral patterned dress; the wife and husband, holding a banner that says "50th Anniversary"; woman in a dress., August 5, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Durrett family, at a fifty year wedding anniversary
Durrett family standing in three rows at a 50th wedding anniversary. Back row: Man in suspenders and a tie; man holding a young girl; smiling man; Warren Durrett. Middle row: woman in a floral patterned dress; laughing woman in patterned dress; three other women; smiling man in a tie. Front row: young girl in a dress; even younger girl in a dress; the wife and husband, holding a banner that says "50th Anniversary"; woman in a dress with her arm interlocked with a smiling man in a tie., August 5, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Durrett family, at a fifty year wedding anniversary
Family portrait standing on the grass in front of trees, with a small house in the background to the right. There are nine people standing, from left to right: woman in a dark dress; woman in a patterned dress; woman in a dress with a white collar; older woman [Durrett's grandmother?] in a patterned dress with her hands together; an older man [Durrett's grandfather?] in a shirt and tie; two other men in shirts and ties; a man in suspenders and a tie; and Warren Durrett in a short sleeve button up shirt and no tie. Writing in the bottom border of the image reads: "The Durrett's [sic] on 50th Anniversary - 8/5/51", August 5, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Durrett husband and wife on their fiftieth wedding anniversary
Durrett husband and wife standing next to each other at their fiftieth wedding anniversary. There is a table in front of them with plates, candles, ribbons, flowers, and a large cake with bride and groom cake toppers. A woman is seated in the background behind them, and a banner is hanging on the wall that reads "50th Anniversary.", August 5, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group of men in a recording studio
Group of men standing in a recording studio. Front and center are an older man in a striped shirt and a man with a beard and a sweater. Warren Durrett is on the far right, talking with someone. They are in a studio, with microphones and acoustic panels in the background., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group of women in a park by tennis courts
Group of women at and around a picnic table in a park, in front of tennis courts. There are six women seated at the picnic table (four on the left, two on the right), two women standing to the left of it, and eight standing behind it. There is a poster board in front of the table, and some of the women are holding tennis rackets. There is a large tree next to the table, and other trees in the background behind the tennis courts., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Headshot of unidentified trombone player
Headshot of unidentified trombonist (without instrument) in a jacket and tie, wearing glasses and smiling at the camera., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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