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Art prints hanging from the side of a wooden stall
Art prints hanging from the side of a wooden stall in Paris. The prints are of flowers and animals. Some are reproductions of paintings., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Beneath the Eiffel Tower
Beneath the Eiffel Tower. The base tower support is made of intricate metal designs. A road goes under the main archway., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bishop Brown christening Dorothy Madelyn Davis
Bishop Brown (right) and and an unidentified clergyman christening Dorothy Madelyn Davis, likely in Monrovia. Brown is holding Davis over the baptismal fount. Both men are wearing traditional religious garment., September 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo info provided by Dorothy Madelyn Davis via Dr. Robert Farnsworth, March 2008
Buildings along St. Peter's Square
Buildings along St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. Several people are walking across the plaza and a car is parked on one side. The buildings have ornate columns and domes., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Buildings lining the entrance to St. Peter's Square
Buildings lining the entrance to St. Peter's Square in Vatican city. The buildings have ornate columns. There is a row of concrete pillars., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Central obelisk monument in St. Peter's Square
Central obelisk monument in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. The plaza is surrounded by ornate buildings with columns and domes., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Central obelisk monument in St. Peter's Square
Central obelisk monument in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. The plaza is surrounded by ornate buildings with columns and domes., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chauncey Downs, Leon Jordan, and Clifford Warren with three Antler Lodge members
Chauncey Downs, Leon Jordan, and Clifford Warren with three unidentified men at an event for Antler Lodge No. 1426. The members are awarding a gift to Warren, second from right, for attaining the rank of Colonel, at the time the highest rank of any black officer in the Kansas City Police Department. Jordan is standing third from right and Downs is standing third from left. The Antler Lodge members are wearing hats with lodge information. Warren is receiving a small wrapped box. Everyone is looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance of photo: purchase from Dolores Hobley, Waldo Antique Mall & Flea Market - Kansas City, June 2009.
Children walking across a large concrete pier
Children walking across a large concrete pier possibly in Barcelona. The children are wearing black robes over t-shirts and shorts. A car is parked on the pier and a boat is going past the pier., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cityscape of warehouses and several skyscrapers
Cityscape of warehouses and several skyscrapers somewhere in Europe. The warehouses in the foreground are the length of city blocks. The cityscape extends into the horizon., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cityscape somewhere in Spain
Cityscape of small buildings and a large smokestack somewhere in Spain. Factories and warehouses are in the foreground and residential areas in the background., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cliffs against the ocean
Cliffs against the ocean somewhere in Spain. Several large rocks jut out of the water. Several houses are visible on the side of the far cliff., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Colonne de Juillet (July Column)
The Colonne de Juillet (July Column), featuring a winged angel on top of the column, in Paris. The column is several stories tall and has a large base. A car is parked in front of the column., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Colonne de Juillet (July Column)
The Colonne de Juillet (July Column), featuring a winged angel on top of the column, in Paris. The column is several stories tall and has a large base. A car is parked in front of the column., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Entrance to the "Musei Vaticani"
Entrance to the "Musei Vaticani" in Vatican City. A group of people are walking through a large stone arch with several figurines that leads into one of the Vatican Museums., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Etta Moten posing for a publicity photo
Etta Moten posing for a publicity photo. Moten is looking up and to the left. She is wearing a laced black dress., No date; likely between 1931 and 1935, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo was given to the Jordans in 1952. Photo inscribed: "Love & best wishes / to Leon & Orchid / Etta Moten / Liberia / 1952"
Exterior shot of an Episcopal Church
Exterior shot of the Episcopal Church where Dorothy Madelyn Davis was christened in Monrovia. Several unidentified people are standing in front of the church, next to a car parked in front. The church is light colored and has several ladders leaning against the side., September 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo info provided by Dorothy Madelyn Davis via Dr. Robert Farnsworth, March 2008
Fifteen people in the offices of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Fifteen unidentified people sitting in the offices of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. The man in the center of the front row is holding a plaque for Employee of the Year. All the men are wearing dress shirts and slacks. Everyone is looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1975 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Five matadors and a bull in the center of a large stadium
Five matadors and a bull in the center of a large stadium in Barcelona. The bull in running toward one of the matadors. The stadium has two levels of seats. Advertising banners are hanging from both levels., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flash-- by the dawn's early light, Dorothy Madelyn
Muriel Davis holding daughter Dorothy Madelyn. Muriel is looking down and Dorothy is leaning against her chest while sleeping shortly after Dorothy's birth in Monrovia., September 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Caption on front: "Flash-- / By the dawn's early light / Dorothy Madelyn / Sept 1st, 1953 / Monrovia, Liberia / Muriel and Griff Davis"; photo info provided by Dorothy Madelyn Davis via Dr. Robert Farnsworth, March 2008
Fountains and a large building in Paris
Fountains and a large building in Paris. An unidentified man is walking down the sidewalk, wearing a beret. The fountain has several large statues and a winged angel on top. Several trees are planted on the sidewalk., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo contains multiple exposures of other photos.
Fountains and a large building in Paris
Fountains and a large building in Paris. An unidentified man is walking down the sidewalk, wearing a beret. The fountain has several large statues and a winged angel on top., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo contains multiple exposures of other photos.
Four matadors and a bull at the side of a large stadium
Four matadors and a bull at the side of a large stadium in Barcelona. The bull in running toward one of the matadors. The stadium has two levels of seats. Advertising banners are hanging from both levels., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four spires and archways of Sagrada Família
Front spires and archways of Sagrada Família in Barcelona. Four ornate towers with relief carvings are capped by statues., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gabriel Dennis at an Inauguration Ceremony
Secretary of State Gabriel Dennis wearing a tuxedo and top hat during an Inauguration Ceremony for the Liberian President. Dennis has several medals hanging from his jacket. Several unidentified women wearing dresses are walking around him., No date; likely January 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Graduating class photo
Graduating class photo in front of a large brick building. Orchid Jordan is standing in the first row, sixth from right. Everyone is wearing black robes and mortarboard hats with tassels. Everyone is looking forward and some are smiling. Several names are listed on the back of the photo including Elmer Stokes, Melba Lawrence, Grace Cooper, Charlotte Stoner, Charlotte Howard, Lillian Williamson, and Blanche Falfus., No date; likely between 1931 and 1935, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Green Duck Tavern and Freedom, Inc. office
Green Duck Tavern (2548 Prospect) and Freedom, Inc. office in Kansas City, Missouri. The bar is a two story building with several signs advertising alcohol. Two unidentified men are standing in the corner entrance to the bar. The Freedom, Inc. office has a banner sign and a striped awning., 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance of photo: Dr. Robert M. Farnworth via James Humphrey, prosecuting attorney for the James Willis and Maynard Cooper cases, acquired May 26, 2009.
Griff and Muriel Davis with daughter Dorothy Madelyn
Griff and Muriel Davis with daughter Dorothy Madelyn; likely outside the church where Dorothy was christened in Monrovia. Griff is wearing a light suit and bending forward to hold Dorothy. Muriel is holding Dorothy and looking down., September 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo info provided by Dorothy Madelyn Davis via Dr. Robert Farnsworth, March 2008

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