Becky Windham at Fairyland Park
Waist-up photo of Becky Windham seated sideways to the right with head turned towards the camera, smiling, in front of a wall with a curtain hanging to the right. She has flowers in her hair., August 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Becky Windham at Fairyland Park
Waist-up photo of Becky Windham seated sideways to the left with head turned towards the camera, smiling, in front of a wall with a curtain hanging to the right. She has flowers in her hair., August 1943, 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.
Headshot of unidentified woman
Headshot of unidentified woman in a sweater, smiling and looking off to the left., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Headshot of unidentified woman
Headshot of unidentified woman in a dark dress and a scarf; the dress appears to be adorned with a brooch., No date; likely 1950s, 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.
Jean Michael[s] in Swope Park
Jean Michael[s] in a button up coat and long pants, with a flower in her hair, sitting on the wheel well of an automobile, with her hands on a leather purse in her lap. The car is parked at Swope Park, and trees, a gazebo, and other people are in the park in the background of the image., April 1944, 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.
Saxophonist soloing with the Warren Durrett Orchestra at KCU Convocation
A tenor saxophone player for the Warren Durrett Orchestra performing at a music stand in front of a microphone, for the 1946 Kansas City University Convocation. A clarinet is on a stand next to him, and a trombonist is visible behind him. There is a tall window on the back wall., March 1, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Studio portrait of Ruth Anne Gay
Ruth Anne Gay in a dress with shoulder length wavy hair, face cocked to the left, smiling, in front of a photo studio backdrop., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Studio portrait of Ruth Anne Gay
Ruth Anne Gay in a dress with shoulder length wavy hair, face cocked to the right, in front of a photo studio backdrop., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett
Headshot of Warren Durrett in tuxedo and bowtie, with square cuff links, and hands clasped., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett
Headshot of Warren Durrett in suit and tie., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett Orchestra performing at KCU Convocation
Warren Durrett Orchestra performing behind music stands for the 1946 Kansas City University Convocation. In the back is a guitarist. In the middle row are three trumpet players, and in the front row are two trombonists. The wall behind them is wooden, lined with their shadows., March 1, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett Orchestra performing at KCU Convocation
Saxophonists of the Warren Durrett Orchestra performing behind music stands for the 1946 Kansas City University Convocation. There are tall windows on the wall next to them., March 1, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett Orchestra performing at KCU Convocation
Warren Durrett Orchestra performing behind music stands for the 1946 Kansas City University Convocation. In the back is a drummer and a guitarist. In the middle row are three trumpet players, and in the front row are two trombonists. The wall behind them is wooden, with a light shining above them., March 1, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett and Ruth Anne Gay at the Penguin Room
Warren Durrett and Ruth Anne Gay seated at opposite ends of a dinner table at the Penguin Room at the Hotel Continental. There are plates of food including bread rolls, bowls, water glasses, silverware, and salt and pepper shakers on the table, which has a long, white tablecloth., June 1, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett at Fairyland Park
Waist-up photo of Warren Durrett seated in front of a wall with a curtain hanging to the right. A pen is clipped in his right breast shirt pocket., August 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett holding a pipe
Portrait of Warren Durrett in suit and tie with a pipe in one hand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett performing at 1946 Hobo Day
Warren Durrett with sunglasses and rolled up sleeves, seated at the piano, performing outside. A man is standing in the background, and there are trees behind him., April 26, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett standing in Swope Park
Warren Durrett standing and smiling, wearing a zip-up jacket, a tie, and long pants, in Swope Park. There are trees, a lamp post, and a building in the background., April 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett with Ray Stinson, Lois Laur, and Mille Mason
Lois Laur with a flower in her hair and Mille Mason each standing, with their arms on the shoulders of the men crouching in front of them: Ray Stinson in suspenders and a tie, and Warren Durrett in a tie, with one hand over his knee, and the other up touching Mason's. They are in the grass, with some trees and a building behind them. There is an ELKO border around the image., May 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett with pipe in mouth
Headshot of Warren Durrett in suit and tie with a pipe in his mouth, one hand holding the other end., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Warren Durrett, crouching in Swope Park
Warren Durrett, crouching down on one knee, wearing a zip-up jacket, a tie, and long pants, in Swope Park. There is a dirt path and trees behind him., April 1944, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Woman at Fairyland Park
Waist-up photo of a serious-looking woman in a shirt with a broad stripe across the chest, seated in front of a wall with a curtain hanging to the right., August 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Woman at Fairyland Park
Waist-up photo of a smiling woman in a shirt with a broad stripe across the chest, seated in front of a wall with a curtain hanging to the right., August 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Woman singing with the Warren Durrett orchestra at the Pla-Mor
Woman singer in a dress with earrings and a pearl bracelet singing at a microphone in front of the Warren Durrett orchestra. Durrett is visible on the left, playing the piano. A music stand is to the right, and behind the singer is an elevated platform, on which there is a musician playing double bass. There is an ornately carved pillar by the bassist., February 3, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Woman singing with the Warren Durrett orchestra at the Pla-Mor
Woman singer in dress at microphone in front of Warren Durrett orchestra. Members of the band are visible in rows behind her, behind music stands. In the back row: electric guitar and two trombones. Front row: clarinet, saxophone, and unclear instruments (dark/obscured). A woman in the audience is turned, facing the stage., February 3, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.