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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 photo of an outdoor event
Blurry photo of an outdoor event. Musicians are on the left (double bass is visible, along with what appears to be a trumpet), and a shirtless man on the right with something on his head. There is a crowd of people behind, watching, and buildings and trees and mountains in the distance., No date; likely 1940s, 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.
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.
Dog seated in a car
Dog with black and white fur, eyes closed, with a dog collar, seated in the driver's seat of an automobile, facing out the window. It is a sunny day, with trees in the background., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group of people seated on a ship
High angle photo of the deck of a ship. In the front, there are three empty folding chairs, one very short, and to the right of them is a man seated in a fourth chair. There is another row of five chairs, with women seated in them, some wearing sunglasses. There is a railing behind them, sealing off access to the stern., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
House and a barn with a yard full of trees and bushes
Vast lawn covered in flowers, bushes, and trees. To the right is a house with a flowerbed beneath the window and a door on the right. To the left is a barn with part of its roof open. There is an ELKO border around the image., July 1, 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
House in Fort Collins, Colorado
House with siding, gutters, windows, chimney, arched roof, and a steps and a railing leading to the front. A man is walking by the bottom of the steps. Other houses are visible to the left, and there is a sidewalk to the right. Writing in the bottom border of the image reads: "Aunt Docia's new home - Ft. Collins.", No date; approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
House in snow
Snow on the ground and a small wooden house in the top right. Snow-covered trees are in the background., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man in sunglasses looking out of a car window, with other passengers
Man in sunglasses with his elbow on the passenger's side windowsill of an automobile. There is a woman in the driver's seat, and someone else's hands visible in the back seat., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Man named Bob fishing in Bear Lake, Colorado
Forest full of trees, leaves, and assorted foliage, with some rocks separating the forest from a lake. In the center of the image is a man named Bob, wearing a hat, with a long fishing rod held out over the water. There is a long stick stretching from the rocks out into the water. Writing in the bottom border of the image reads: "Bob fishing in Bear Lake, Colorado", No date; approximately 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Monument at the geographic center of the United States
Stone monument in a field with an American flag on a pole coming out from the top. There is a plaque on the monument, proclaiming it as the "Geographic Center of the United States." Tree branches are to the back right of the monument, with another tree back and on the left edge of the image., No date; likely 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Musicians performing on a ship's deck
Cruise ship with "Catalina" on the side, and five people on a middle deck who appear to be holding instruments. There is another deck above them, and a smokestack toward the stern., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Passengers on the deck of a ship
A number of passengers on the deck of a ship. In the bottom left of the image, there is a woman turned toward the right, and a man turned to the right behind her. Just to the right are two women seated in folding chairs, looking over the side of the ship, and a man in a chair in a row behind them. Other chairs and people are present on the ship. There are cables and poles on the ship as well., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Saxophonists from the Warren Durrett Orchestra in a recording studio
Saxophone players from the Warren Durrett Orchestra seated in a recording studio with their instruments in metal folding chairs. Two in glasses are facing towards the camera, while two others (one, only a hand is visible in the bottom right corner) are caught from behind, with music on their stands. A microphone hangs down between them all, and their are four women seated in chairs back against the wall, among other empty seats, with a coat hanging on the right., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
School stop sign
Circular traffic sign that reads: "School Stop / Speed Limit 15 Miles Past School." It is in front of the street, with a building visible to the back left, and trees to the back right., No date; approximately 1945-1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ship's funnel expelling smoke
Six people seated in chairs (one to the left, five to the right) behind a railing on a ship, one person holding a newspaper. Beyond the railing is the ship's funnel, emitting a dark cloud of smoke., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Shirtless man on a blanket
Man laughing, shirtless, wearing pants and a belt, lying on an intricately patterned blanket. The blanket is on the grass, with some rocks at the top of the image. The hands and a knee of another person are visible on the left edge of the image., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Side of a ship
Side of a ship, with three portholes, and what appears to be a lifeboat on the deck., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Side of a ship with anchor
View of a ship's hull, at a dock. There is a Baldt anchor and "MILWAUKE[E]" on the side. A man is standing in the bottom right of the image, turned away from the ship., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Small group of people in the water
Overhead photo of a small group of people swimming in the water., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Small home in the woods
Small home nestled among the trees, with front door open, an automobile in front, and another home in the background., No date; approximately 1945-1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Trees and skiers on Mount Rainier
Snow-covered Mount Rainier. There is a number of tall evergreen trees in the foreground on the left, with skiers on a path on the right. Peaks are visible in the distance., 1941-1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Two boys at a construction site
Construction site full of grass and dirt with two boys in striped shirts standing apart from each other. There is a construction vehicle behind them, with trees and utility poles in the distance., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Videon vans in a parking lot
Large parking lot with seven Videon vans in a line. On the side of the vans reads: "Videon: TV Tubes Checked in Your Home FREE." In the distance behind them are buildings, trees, and utility poles., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
View from the window of a Trans World Airlines plane
Double exposure: Members of the Warren Durrett Orchestra boarding a Trans World Airlines plane; view above the clouds from window of plane while in flight, wing on the right., No date; approximately 1945-1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
View of a construction site from a window
View from what appears to be a window (with a pane jutting through the field of view) overlooking an area of grass and a construction site of dirt. There is a small, leafless tree in the grass, two large construction vehicles on top of the mounds of dirt, and a person standing in the dirt on the right. There are trees and buildings off in the distance., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett Orchestra in a recording studio
Warren Durrett Orchestra seated in folding metal chairs in a recording studio. Saxophones are visible in the front and left, trombones in the back right, and trumpets mostly obscured to the left of the trombones. Tall microphone stands hang down in the middle of the performers, with someone seated at a podium looking at the score. There are instrument cases strewn all over the floor and acoustic paneling on the walls behind them. Photo taken from behind a window, a clock and other items are visible in the foreground of the image., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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