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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.
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.
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.
Double image: Smiling woman with wind-blown hair; Warren Durrett and a man standing in suits
Two images. Left; smiling woman with wind-blown hair in a coat and a scarf standing in front of a building. Right; Warren Durrett in a suit and tie, standing next to another man in a suit and tie, both of them with an arm bent, and hand inside jacket breast, à la Napoleon. They are standing in front of a house with another house next door., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Double image: Smiling woman; Warren Durrett with a smoking pipe
Two images. Left: smiling woman in a suit with her hands behind her back, standing by the side of a house. Right: Warren Durrett standing, arms crossed, in a long coat, with a pipe in his mouth, standing in front of a house., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Double image: Warren Durrett and unidentified man in front of a house; unidentified woman and Warren Durrett in front of a house
Two images. Left: Warren Durrett in a suit and tie, standing next to another man in a suit and tie, both of them with an arm bent, and hand inside jacket breast, à la Napoleon. They are standing in front of a house with another house next door. Right: Woman in a suit jacket and long skirt, smiling, facing the right, next to Warren Durrett in a suit and tie, smiling, with something in his left hand. They are in front of a house and some bushes., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Double image: Warren Durrett standing in front of an automobile; unidentified man standing in front of an automobile
Two images. Left: Warren Durrett in sunglasses and a suit, one hand in his jacket pocket, standing in front of an automobile, which is in front of flowers and trees. Right: unidentified man in a long sleeve shirt and pants, one hand holding a cigarette, leaning back against an automobile, which is in front of trees., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Double image: Woman standing in front of an automobile; Warren Durrett and woman standing in front of an automobile
Two images. Left: smiling woman in a short sleeve shirt and a skirt, leaning back on an automobile, in front of trees. Right: Warren Durrett in a suit standing next to a woman in a short sleeve shirt and a skirt in front of an automobile, which is in front of trees., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Double of the same image: Warren Durrett standing next to an automobile
Two of the same image: Warren Durrett in a suit standing next to the passenger's side door of an automobile, hand on the door. The vehicle is parked on the street in front of a group of buildings. Left image is more exposed than the right., No date; likely 1940s, 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.
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.
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.
Laura Webb singing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Laura Webb on stage in a shirt and long skirt, singing into two microphones in front of the Warren Durrett orchestra. Durrett is at the piano behind her, and the band is performing in rows behind music stands. Drums, clarinet, and saxophones are visible., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man named Bob, Warren Durrett, man named Milo, and woman named Hazel at Roosevelt National Park, Colorado
Man named Bob in a sweater, smiling, with Warren Durrett to his left, in glasses. To their right, a man named Milo has his hands on his haps, and a woman named Hazel has her arms folded, wearing a sweater over a plaid shirt and pants with rolled up cuffs. The four of them are at a ledge with a wire barrier. Mountainous terrain is all around. Writing in the bottom border of the image reads: "'The Foursome' - Roosevelt Nat'l. Park - Colorado.", No date; approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man singing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Man standing on stage singing into two microphones in front of the Warren Durrett Orchestra. Durrett is at the piano back to the left, and the band is performing in rows behind music stands. Drums, trombones, and saxophones are visible., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man singing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Man playing alto saxophone, man singing, and man playing trumpet into two microphones on stage in front of the Warren Durrett Orchestra. Durrett is at the piano behind them, and the band is performing in rows behind music stands. Double bass is visible in background, and one man is standing and leaning over one of the music stands, facing the rest of the band., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man singing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra
Man standing on stage, holding sheet music, singing into two microphones in front of the Warren Durrett Orchestra. Durrett is at the piano back to the left, and the band is performing in rows behind music stands. Drums, trombones, and saxophones are visible., No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Members of the Warren Durrett Orchestra deplaning from a Trans World Airlines plane
Members of the Warren Durrett Orchestra, two men and a woman, deplaning a Trans World Airlines plane at night. There is a short ramp on wheels parked in front of the door, and three suitcases at the bottom of the ramp., No date; approximately 1945-1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Partygoers at Sylvia Singer's house
Partygoers at Sylvia Singer's house, people seated in chairs and on a couch, around a table with bottles and glasses. A door, windows with curtains, and a lamp are behind them. KMBC scriptwriter in front, standing, then seated clockwise from left: Jack Singer, Joyce Singer, Peggy Buret, Warren Durrett, Jo Ann Tally, Rene Lawther, unidentified man, and unidentified woman., May 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Portrait of Warren Durrett
Portrait of Warren Durrett in suit and tie with glasses in his hands., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Portrait of Warren Durrett
Portrait of Warren Durrett looking off to the right, leaning with his elbow resting., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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