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Bush Devil dancer on an open road
A Bush Devil dancer, symbolic of the materialization of a spirit form as well as the chief's authority for the Vai tribe, on an open road somewhere in Liberia. A group of men are standing around the dancer and watching., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bush Devil dancer on an open road
A Bush Devil dancer, symbolic of the materialization of a spirit form as well as the chief's authority for the Vai tribe, on an open road somewhere in Liberia. A group of people are standing around the dancer and watching., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bush Devil dancer on an open road
A Bush Devil dancer, symbolic of the materialization of a spirit form as well as the chief's authority for the Vai tribe, on an open road somewhere in Liberia. A group of men are standing around the dancer and watching., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clouds rolling over open waters
Clouds rolling in over open waters in Liberia. The edge of a lake or bay is far in the distance., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Empty folding chairs outside of Antoinette Tubman Stadium
Empty folding chairs outside of Antoinette Tubman Stadium. Several unidentified people are walking across the top of the stadium wall. Unidentified flags and banners are hanging on the side., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Five unidentified men on a beach
Five unidentified men on a beach in Liberia in front of large canoes. The men are wearing swimming shorts and looking forward., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is grainy and stained.
Five unidentified men on a beach
Five unidentified men on a beach in Liberia in front of large kayaks. The men are wearing swimming shorts and looking forward., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is grainy and stained.
Five unidentified women on the beach
Five unidentified women on the beach in Liberia. Four women are sitting at a table under an umbrella and playing cards. A fifth woman standing on the left is looking at the game., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Five unidentified women standing by trees
Five unidentified women standing in front of trees and bushes in a rural area of Liberia. The woman on the left is holding a small child. All the women are wearing patterned fabric skirts and head wraps. One woman is bare-chested and looking to the side while the others look forward., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four men in an open dirt road
Four unidentified men standing in an open dirt road, somewhere in Liberia. The men are wearing floor length robes and head coverings., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is underexposed.
Four men in an open dirt road
Four unidentified men standing in an open dirt road with several houses along the side, somewhere in Liberia. The men are wearing floor length robes and head coverings. Writing on the back of the photo possibly reads "Niading from French colony; an Arab from Nigeria.", No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four men in an open dirt road
Four unidentified men standing in an open dirt road, somewhere in Liberia. The men are wearing floor length robes and head coverings., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is underexposed.
Four men in an open dirt road
Four unidentified men standing in an open dirt road, somewhere in Liberia. The men are wearing floor length robes and head coverings., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is overexposed.
Four people walking around a plane
Four unidentified people walking around a plane on a sandy field in Liberia. All four are wandering around the area, wearing light colored clothes and hats., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four people walking around a plane
Four unidentified people walking around a plane on a sandy field in Liberia. All four are wandering around the area, wearing light colored clothes and hats., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo exposure is very dark.
Four unidentified people laughing and talking
Four unidentified people in Liberia laughing and talking next to a building. A crowd of unidentified people are standing in the street behind them., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four unidentified people standing in water
Four unidentified people, possibly a family, standing in water in rural Liberia. The man and child on the left are naked and possibly bathing in the water. The area is covered in high brush., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four unidentified people standing in water
Four unidentified people, possibly a family, standing in water in rural Liberia. The man and child on the left are naked and possibly bathing in the water. The area is covered in high brush., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four unidentified people standing near a plane
Four unidentified people standing near a plane on a sandy field in Liberia. All four are walking toward the plane., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Four unidentified people walking
Four unidentified people walking on a dirt road in Liberia. The woman in front is holding a basket on her head. Trees and huts are on both sides of the road., No date; likely between 1947 and 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.
Haile Selassie and Menen Asfaw with an unidentified official
Haile Selassie and Menen Asfaw with an unidentified official and his wife at a formal event, possibly in Liberia. Haile Selassie is standing on the right, wearing a dark uniform covered in medals and a military hat with feathers., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan and Liberian President William Tubman
Leon Jordan and Liberian President William Tubman with two unidentified men at a ceremony awarding Jordan a medal for his coordination of a rescue of a downed plane of French diplomats visiting Liberia. Jordan is standing on the left and Tubman is standing second from right. Tubman is holding a document in his hand while talking., September 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan in an open road
Leon Jordan standing in an open road somewhere in Liberia. Jordan is wearing a light colored uniform and is smiling while standing in front of a thatched-roof hut. A group of unidentified people are standing by the hut., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is overexposed.
Leon Jordan standing at a building entrance
Leon Jordan standing at a building entrance with two unidentified people, likely in Liberia. All three are looking up and smiling. The building entrance has a large stone patio with plants., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan standing at a building entrance
Leon Jordan standing at a building entrance with two unidentified people, likely in Liberia. All three are looking up and smiling. The building entrance has a large stone patio with plants., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan standing in an open road
Leon Jordan standing in an open road somewhere in Liberia and grimacing. Jordan is wearing a traditional striped robe and head covering., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan standing with five unidentified men
Leon Jordan standing with five unidentified men in a grassy field, somewhere in Liberia. All the men are wearing white shirts and looking forward while smiling. The man second from the right is wearing a dark suit jacket., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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