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.
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.
Headshot of Leon Jordan
Headshot of Leon Jordan. Jordan is looking forward with a neutral expression. He is wearing a dark suit jacket and black tie., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon and Orchid Jordan at a formal event
Leon and Orchid Jordan with a group of unidentified people at a formal event. Orchid is sitting on the far right with a twelve other women all wearing formal dresses. Leon is standing on the far left with eleven other men all wearing tuxedoes., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Missouri's 74th General Assembly
Collection of portraits and names for all state officers and representatives of Missouri's 74th General Assembly, 1967-1968. The print includes oval portrait of Leon Jordan, District 11, seventh from bottom, fourth from right., No date; likely between 1967 and 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo housed in oversized manuscript box 5, folder 3, of Jordan Collection.
Orchid Jordan looking at a photo album
Orchid Jordan looking at a photo album with six unidentified women. They are sitting on a long couch looking down at the album on a coffee table. Others are holding additional photos. Joran is sitting third from right., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Portrait of Leon Jordan
Portrait of Leon Jordan. He is looking to the side with a neutral expression. Jordan is wearing a black suit and tie with a white pocket square., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of photo of various sizes: 1-8x10, 2-16x20, 3-16x20 (painting of photo), copies 2 and 3 housed in oversized manuscript box 5, folder 3.
Publicity photo of William S. Morris
Publicity photo of William S. Morris, Missouri Lieutenant Governor. He is sitting at a desk and looking forward while holding a pen and paper. Morris is wearing a dark suit and striped tie. An American flag and Missouri flag are in the background., No date; likely between 1969 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed: "To my friend / Leon Jordan / with kind regards / William S. Morris"
Publicity photo of William S. Morris
Publicity photo of William S. Morris, Missouri Lieutenant Governor. He is sitting at a desk and looking forward while holding a pen and paper. Morris is wearing a dark suit and striped tie. An American flag and Missouri flag are in the background., No date; likely between 1969 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo inscribed: "To Orchid Jordan / with kind regards / William S. Morris"
Support Committee for Public Accommodations Act in Kansas City, Mo.
Support Committee for the Public Accommodations Act in Kansas City, Missouri. Back row: Leon Jordan, unidentified man. Middle row: unidentified man, Lee Vertis Swinton, Mayor Ilus Davis, Bruce Watkins, unidentified man, Harold Holliday Sr. Seated: unidentified man, Orchid Jordan, unidentified woman, Rhae Watkins, chairwoman Margaret Holliday, unidentified man. Everyone is in front of a banner with a drawing of the American flag., No date; likely 1963, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Support Committee for Public Accommodations Act in Kansas City, Mo.
Support Committee for the Public Accommodations Act in Kansas City, Missouri. Back row: Leon Jordan, unidentified man. Middle row: unidentified man, Lee Vertis Swinton, Mayor Ilus Davis, Bruce Watkins, unidentified man, Harold Holliday Sr. Seated: unidentified man, Orchid Jordan, unidentified woman, Rhae Watkins, chairwoman Margaret Holliday, unidentified man. Everyone is in front of a banner with a drawing of the American flag., No date; likely 1963, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Twenty-one unidentified women in a living room
Twenty-one unidentified women standing and sitting in a living room. Four women are sitting on a couch in front of a coffee table. The rest are standing in a line behind the couch. The walls of the room are painted with a continuous scene or design. The women are all wearing formal dresses or skirts with suit jackets., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Two little boys on tricycles
Two unidentified little boys on tricycles on the front sidewalk outside a residence with 2601/2603 address numbers. The boys are smiling and wearing winter coats and hats., No date; likely between 1961 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Corners have edges of a scrapbook glued to photo.
unidentified man sitting at a desk
An unidentified man sitting at a desk and talking on the phone. The desk is covered in books and papers. The man is wearing a suit and tie., No date; likely between 1961 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is crazed.
unidentified woman and little girl
An unidentified woman and little girl in the yard outside an unidentified residence. The woman is kneeling next to the girl. Both are looking forward and smiling. The woman is wearing a white dress and holding a purse., No date; likely between 1961 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is overexposed.
unidentified woman standing in the street
An unidentified woman standing in the street outside an unidentified residence. The woman is smiling and looking forward. She is wearing a white shirt and skirt. The house has a covered porch., No date; likely between 1961 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
unidentified woman with an infant and toddler
An unidentified woman with an infant and toddler sitting on the front steps of a residence with 2601/2603 address numbers. The woman is looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1961 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo out of focus. Corners have edges of a scrapbook glued to photo.