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Leon Jordan in front of a stream
Leon Jordan standing in front of a stream somewhere in Europe. Several dragon statues and a stone walkway with railing are behind the stream. Jordan is wearing a suit and sunglasses and is looking forward. Several palm trees and large bushes are growing around the stream., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man and woman in a dining room
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man and woman in a dining room in Kansas City. Jordan is kneeling on the floor and talking in a phone at the side of the room. The unidentified man and woman are sitting at the dining table and looking forward while smiling., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon Jordan sitting on a couch in his Kansas City house with items collected in Africa. Several animal skins are on the couch. Carved ebony and ivory figurines are on an inlaid ivory table., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon Jordan sitting on a couch in his Kansas City house with items collected in Africa. Several animal skins are on the couch. Carved ebony and ivory figurines are on an inlaid ivory table., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Full list of items in photo listed on back. Photo is crazed and warped.
Leon Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon Jordan sitting on a couch in his Kansas City house with items collected in Africa. Several animal skins are on the couch. Carved ebony and ivory figurines are on an inlaid ivory table., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with two unidentified women
Leon Jordan with two unidentified women in a crowd of people looking at statues, somewhere in Europe. Jordan is standing on the left and looking down. The statues in back are wearing crowns and are under an ornate archway., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon and Orchid Jordan in a living room
Leon and Orchid Jordan in the living room of a house in Kansas City. Leon is sitting in an upholstered chair and looking at Orchid. Orchid is wearing an animal print jacket and looking down at Leon. Both are smiling., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon and Orchid Jordan in a living room
Leon and Orchid Jordan in the living room of a house in Kansas City. Leon is sitting in an upholstered chair and looking at Orchid. Orchid is wearing an animal print jacket and looking down at Leon. Both are smiling., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. They are holding a hammock and Orchid is wearing a handmade hat. The items on display include rugs and containers and other handmade artifacts., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Full list of items in photo listed on back. Photo is crazed and warped.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. They are holding a hammock and Orchid is wearing a handmade hat. The items on display include rugs and containers and other handmade artifacts., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. Ebony statues and other handmade artifacts are on a table and animal skins hang from a pipe behind the Jordans., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. Ebony statues and other handmade artifacts are on a table and animal skins hang from a pipe behind the Jordans., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing at a table in their Kansas City home with items from their African art collection. Carved ivory tusks and ebony statues are on a fireplace behind them. A harp and several smaller items are on the table. Orchid is wearing a patterned dress and head wrap. Leon is wearing a striped robe and head covering., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; first copy from original Jordan Collection, second copy purchased from Dolores Hobley, Waldo Antique Mall & Flea Market - Kansas City, June 2009; second copy is reverse print of original.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. They are holding a hammock and Orchid is wearing a handmade hat. The items on display include rugs and containers and other handmade artifacts., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. Ebony statues and other handmade artifacts are on a table and animal skins hang from a pipe behind the Jordans., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; first copy from original Jordan Collection, second copy purchased from Dolores Hobley, Waldo Antique Mall & Flea Market - Kansas City, June 2009; second copy is reverse print of original.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. They are holding a hammock and Orchid is wearing a handmade hat. The items on display include rugs and containers and other handmade artifacts., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; first copy from original Jordan Collection, second copy purchased from Dolores Hobley, Waldo Antique Mall & Flea Market - Kansas City, June 2009; second copy is reverse print of original.
Leon and Orchid Jordan with items collected in Africa
Leon and Orchid Jordan sitting on a couch in their Kansas City house with items collected in Africa. An animal skin and ivory statues are on a table with carved elephant base. Orchid is holding a statue and looking forward. Leon is looking down at the statue. Both are smiling., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is stained and worn.
Monkey rug and additional African items
A couch cover identified as "monkey rug" and additional African items collected by the Jordans in their Kansas City home. An unidentified woman is sitting in the corner of the room. In front of the couch is a small table identified as ofram Elephant table., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Item identified on back of photo. Photo is warped and creased.
Orchid Jordan smiling with a dog
Orchid Jordan sitting on a living room couch with a dog. Orchid is looking down at the dog and smiling. There is an African statue in the corner of the room., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is overexposed and stained.
Orchid Jordan smiling with a dog
Orchid Jordan sitting on a living room couch with a dog. Orchid is looking down at the dog and smiling. There is an African statue in the corner of the room., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is overexposed and stained.
Orchid Jordan wearing an animal print shoulder wrap and embroidered cap
Orchid Jordan viewed from the side and behind while wearing an animal print shoulder wrap and embroidered cap., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan wearing an animal print shoulder wrap and embroidered cap
Orchid Jordan viewed from the side and behind while wearing an animal print shoulder wrap and embroidered cap., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan with African jewelry
Orchid Jordan sitting on a couch in the Jordans' Kansas City house with jewelry and other items collected in Africa. Orchid is holding an ivory lamp in front of a cheetah skin on the couch. There are handmade jewelry and leather goods displayed on the table., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Items identified on back of photo. Photo is warped and creased.
Orchid and Leon Jordan with their African art collection
Orchid and Leon Jordan standing with items from their African art collection, likely in Kansas City. Orchid is wearing a patterned dress and head wrap. Leon is wearing a patterned robe and head covering. Ebony statues and small ceramics are displayed on a table covered in white cloth., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid and Leon Jordan with their African art collection
Orchid and Leon Jordan standing with items from their African art collection, likely in Kansas City. Orchid is wearing a patterned dress and head wrap. Leon is wearing a patterned robe and head covering. Ebony statues are displayed on a coffee table., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo; first copy from original Jordan Collection, second copy purchased from Dolores Hobley, Waldo Antique Mall & Flea Market - Kansas City, June 2009; second copy is reverse print of original.
Several buses approaching a large memorial
Several buses approaching a large memorial or museum somewhere in Europe. The building has several statues in front and on top, including a statue of a man riding a horse in front. The building is lined with large stone columns., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Several unidentified men in front of a large stone statue
Several unidentified men standing in front of a large stone statue of a man wearing robes and holding a sword. The men are on a path leading to a large church somewhere in Europe. The building has a row of large columns., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Statue of a cow
Statue of a cow or water buffalo on a pedestal in front of a house in Liberia., 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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