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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.
Bill Walker and Warren Durrett, standing by the street in Newton, Kansas
Upper-body photo of Bill Walker and Warren Durrett, both smiling, standing on the street in suits. Walker's eyes are closed, and Durrett has a pipe in his mouth. They are standing next to buildings, and there is a Duff & Sons sign behind them, as well as a lamp post, and an elevated road, potentially a railway track., March 6, 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bill Walker and Warren Durrett, standing on the street in Newton, Kansas
Bill Walker and Warren Durrett, standing on the street in suits. Walker has both hands in his pockets, Durrett has one hand in his pocket and the other holding a folded paper. There are buildings behind them, including a sign for the Santa Fe Café., March 6, 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Billie Rockman and Rex Cowan embracing each other
Billie Rockman in a heavy coat over a dress, smiling and embracing Rex Cowan in a long, heavy coat and pinstriped pants. They are standing in the grass next to a sidewalk and a chain link fence, with trees and buildings back in the distance., No date; likely 1940s, 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.
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.
Christmas card of Warren Durrett and his orchestra
Photo of Warren Durrett in a black suit and tie, surrounded by the members of his orchestra in light colored suits. They are standing on the ground next to a Trans World Airlines airplane. Printed text below the photo reads "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year," with an illustration of a bow and pine needles., No date; approximately 1945-1949, 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.
Family seated on front steps of a house
Family seated in rows on the front steps of a brick house. There is one woman in the back row, and in the middle: a woman with a hand on her knee; a young girl holding a black dog on her lap; a man in a jacket and sweater; and an older woman with her hands folded in her lap. In the front, there is another young girl, with her arms wrapped around a dog in front of her. There is a column on either side of the steps, and foliage to the right., No date; approximately 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four Noteables
Promotional photograph from the torso up of the Four Noteables. Warren Durrett and two unidentified men in black jackets and patterned ties, and Laura Webb wearing a light-colored coat. Text below reads: "The Four Noteables, featured with Warren Durrett and his orchestra.", No date; likely late 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four Noteables performing with the Warren Durrett orchestra
The Four Noteables performing on stage with the Warren Durrett Orchestra. Man, Laura Webb, Durrett, and another man, holding a trumpet, singing into two microphones in front of the band. There is a piano back to the left, and the band is seated in rows behind music stands. Visible instruments are drums, trombone, and saxophone., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group of people with a man holding a baby
Group of unidentified smiling people, from left to right: woman in short sleeve shirt and long skirt holding something (cigarette?) in her hands; older gentleman in suit and tie; woman in shirt, coat, and long skirt; a man in a suit, wearing glasses, holding a baby wearing a white dress and booties. Behind them to the right is a building. The exposure is uneven at the bottom of the image., No date; approximately 1945-1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group of well-dressed people in front of a house
Group of six unidentified people, left to right: woman in a dark outfit, holding something in her hands; man in a light suit and tie; another man in a light suit and tie wearing glasses; woman in a dark outfit holding something in her hands, wearing a hat and earrings; man in a dark suit and light tie; woman in a light outfit, mostly cut off at edge of photo. They are standing in front of a house, with trees and utility poles further in the background., No date; approximately 1945-1949, 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.
Jack and Joyce Singer at a house party
Jack Singer, smiling, holding the hand of Joyce Singer, at a party. Bottles of Old Taylor bourbon and glass decanters are on a table in front of them, furniture visible in the room behind them., May 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jean Michael[s] and Warren Durrett seated in front of a tree in Swope Park
Jean Michael[s] in a button up coat and long pants, with a flower in her hair, seated next to Warren Durrett, in a jacket, long pants, and tie, with one arm on his knee and the other around Jean. They are sitting in the grass in Swope Park, in front of an evergreen tree, with a short stone wall in the background., April 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Joy Scott and Warren Durrett, standing on the sidewalk in Newton, Kansas
Joy Scott in an unbuttoned coat and a long skirt standing with Warren Durrett in a suit on a sidewalk. The are in front of buildings with glass fronts and short awnings, and there is a speaker above the awning on the building next to them., March 6, 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Kathryn Brown and others standing next to an automobile
Woman in a suit with a bag under her arm, Kathryn Brown, another woman in a suit, and a man standing next to an automobile by the road. Trees, houses, and another car are on the other side of the street., September 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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