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Marilyn Maye headshot
Headshot of Marilyn Maye wearing an embroidered dress and earrings, looking up and away to the left., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye headshot
Headshot of Marilyn Maye wearing an embroidered dress and earrings, looking towards t he camera., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye headshot
Headshot of Marilyn Maye in an embroidered dress, seated, with a knee visible in the bottom right of the image., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye portrait
Full-body portrait of Marilyn Maye in a dark embroidered dress and heels, smiling with her arms folded in front of her torso., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye portrait
Full-body portrait of Marilyn Maye in a dark dress embroidered with flowers, with a translucent fabric hanging off her left shoulder. Her arms are behind her back., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Carol Johnston, and two men in a recording studio
Unidentified man speaking into a microphone, holding paper in his hand. In the background, Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, and a second unidentified man (mostly obscured) behind a music stand and a second microphone., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and others in a recording studio
Three unidentified men standing behind and Patty Tucker (standing on a short box) and Marilyn Maye in a studio. They are behind a microphone and a music stand, likely recording vocals for a jingle, with a second music stand to the side at a lower height. A man dressed in a suit and tie stands to the right, holding what appears to be a stop watch in one hand, and a script in the other, looking down towards the script. Another microphone is behind him, and a television is mounted on the wall to the far right., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and others in a recording studio
Patty Tucker, two unidentified men, Marilyn Maye, and another unidentified man in a recording studio. The first four are staring at a music stand with a microphone in front of it, while a separate microphone hangs in front of the man on the right, who is holding sheet music in his hand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and others in a recording studio
Side-angle photograph of Marilyn Maye, an unidentified man in a bowtie, Patty Tucker, another unidentified man, and an unidentified woman in a recording studio, singing at a music stand, with two microphones hanging in front of them., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and others in a recording studio
Marilyn Maye, an unidentified man in a bowtie, Patty Tucker, another unidentified man, and an unidentified woman in a recording studio, singing at a music stand, with two microphones hanging in front of them., No date; likely 1950s, 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.
Men in a recording studio
Right-facing profile of an older man in a striped shirt, in a recording studio. To the right is a man with a beard wearing a sweater. They are in a recording studio, and the background is out of focus, with a man seated some distance away., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Milo Durrett and the 31st Regiment band
31st Regiment Band in uniform, standing in four rows, on the steps of a large brick building with columns, holding their instruments. Back row: sousaphone; five trombones; another sousaphone. Second row from top: two men, unclear which instruments; three French horns; one saxophone; one more unclear. Third row from top: unclear; five clarinets; unclear (oboe?). Front row: Milo Durrett, holding a conductor's baton; six trumpets; R.J. Bieber, holding a walking staff. On the ground in front of them is a Bass drum with attached cymbal and a snare drum, with sticks and a beater. Writing beneath the band, on the image itself, reads: "Milo A. Durrett / Master Technical Sergeant / Conductor. 3st Regiment Band Parris Island South Carolina. Tech. Sgt. R.J. Bieber / Ass't. Leader.", No date; likely 1940s, 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 in a recording studio
Man in a decoratively patterned shirt and a sweater seated behind a music stand in a recording studio. There is another musician back to the left with arms folded, and a third musician farther back, beyond a dividing partition, with an electric bass. There are microphones around and acoustic panels on the wall behind them., No date; likely 1970s, 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.
Older man helping a child with his shoes
Young boy sitting and smiling towards the camera, with one leg up, and an older gentleman crouched down at his side, hands on the boy's shoe, helping him either put it on or take it off. Another boy is standing behind them, and they are in a sandwich shop with small square tables, chairs, and a checkered floor. There is a paper bag on a table to the left, and a coat around a chair on the right., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Older woman in a polka dot shirt seated on a front porch
Older woman in a polka dot shirt and a long, plain skirt, seated in a chair on a front porch in front of a brick house. There is a door to the left and a window to the right., No date; likely 1940s, 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.
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.
Patty Tucker, Marilyn Maye, Carol Johnston, and others in a recording studio
Unidentified woman at a microphone in a recording studio, staring toward the camera, with a sheet of paper in her hand. In the background, Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, and unidentified man (mostly obscured), and Patty Tucker (mostly obscured, standing on a short box), are behind another microphone and a music stand. The man is holding sheet music in his hand., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Patty Tucker, Marilyn Maye, Carol Johnston, and others in a recording studio
Carol Johnston, Marilyn Maye, Patty Tucker, and two unidentified men in a recording studio. The three women are looking at music on a music stand, and one of the men, in a suit and tie, is looking at the other man, who is standing at a microphone. The man at the microphone is staring at a sheet of paper in his hand, and he has a cigarette in his other hand., 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 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.
Portrait of unidentified trombone player
Portrait of unidentified trombone player in suit and tie, wearing glasses, holding instrument., No date; likely 1940s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard for the Warren Durrett Orchestra with Julie Turner
Promotional postcard. On left, headshot of Julie Turner with text below: "Julie Turner, vocalist." On right, headshot of Warren Durrett with name below. Text between them reads "Distinctive Dinner or Dance Music," and text below reads "Warren Durrett Orchestra.", No date; approximately 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard for the Warren Durrett Orchestra with Marilyn Mayes
Promotional postcard. On left, headshot of Marilyn Maye with text below: "Marilyn Mayes [sic] - vocals." On right, headshot of Warren Durrett , holding a pipe, with name below. Text above them reads "Warren Durrett Orchestra, Distinctive Dinner or Dance Music.", No date; likely between 1951 and 1956, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard for the Warren Durrett Orchestra with the Four Noteables
Promotional postcard. Photo from waist up of 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 Vocal Group with Warren Durrett and his orchestra.", No date; approximately 1945-1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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