All in black in front of the Colony Club
Unidentified female impersonator enjoying a cigarette in front of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a mid-length black dress with brooch and holding a cigarette; behind a Budweiser sign can be seen in the window., February 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Club patrons
Club patrons enjoying drinks at an unidentified venue including Tony Battaglia (far left, slightly out of frame) and others, including a man with a woman in a grey fur stole, both holding drinks up in a toast and looking at the camera., March 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Club staff in white aprons
Three unidentified bar/wait staff in white shirts, black ties, and white aprons around their waists at either the Colony Club or Arabian Nights ("The Tent") in Kansas City; all are in a row and facing the camera., March 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Club staff in white aprons
Three unidentified bar/wait staff in white shirts, black ties, and white aprons around their waists at either the Colony Club or Arabian Nights ("The Tent") in Kansas City; the man in the center is partly turned to the cash register., March 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen in a black dress
Cocktail waitress, Helen, in front of the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's leaning against the wall on her right and facing the camera; wearing a sequined black dress and necklace., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Male impersonator at the Colony Club
Unidentified male impersonator standing by the tile wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; he's wearing black pants and a white suit jacket with a black bow tie; body facing to the right with head turned to look at the camera., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Preacher and others
"Preacher" (on the right) in a red jacket with bow tie posing with a woman and a man at an unidentified venue in Kansas City; all are holding paper cups and facing the camera., No date; likely sometime in 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Two men
Two unidentified men standing side by side together by a doorway at an unidentified venue in Kansas City; the taller man on the right is wearing a purple pullover sweater with black pants and the other man is wearing a black suit and pointing at the camera., February 1963, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified man and Josef Miller outside the Colony Club
An unidentified man stands closely next to Josef Miller by the tile wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; both are wearing suits; Josef Miller (right), singer at the Colony Club, wears a suit with a subdued animal print and bowtie while the unidentified man (left) wears a solid black suit with necktie; both facing the camera and smiling., November 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
View inside the club
View of a crowd of unidentified men and women inside an unidentified venue., No date; likely March 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
View inside the club
View of the inside of an unidentified club with several unidentified people seen near or at tables including one man with his back to the camera and wearing a dark red shirt; bottles and cups are seen on tables., March 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Woman in purple
Unidentified woman with red hair in a purple dress at an unidentified venue in Kansas City; she's looking to the left., February 1963, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.