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Coastline of a harbor
Coastline of a harbor in Freetown, Sierra Leone (indicated on back of photo). The coastline is hazy with fog and a large metal chain railing is in the foreground of the photo., December 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is cut from a larger sheet with partial handwriting on the back.
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.
Columns and ruins from several large buildings
Columns and ruins from several large buildings in front of a cathedral in Italy. There is a new road between the older buildings. The cathedral has a large pointed dome., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Columns and ruins from several large buildings
Columns and ruins from several large buildings in the middle of a town in Italy., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Columns and ruins from several large buildings
Columns and ruins from several large buildings in the middle of a town in Italy., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Couples dancing during a party at American Legation
Couples dancing and people milling about during a party at the American Legation, Hansons House, in Monrovia. Orchid Jordan is dancing with a man identified as Lewis. A group of people are standing outside the house watching the party. Others in the photo are identified as Arthur Sherman, John George, Maude Mavis, and Deshields., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Names written on back of photo.
Crowds of people watching girls dancing
Crowds of people watching girls dancing during a parade or event in Monrovia. The girls are wearing white dresses and dancing around maypoles with streamers., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowds on a large pier
Crowds walking on a large pier, likely in Monrovia. A large shipping or transport ship is docked at the back of the pier., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is cut from a larger sheet with partial handwriting on the back.
Crowds on a large pier
Crowds walking on a large pier, likely in Monrovia. A large shipping or transport ship is docked at the back of the pier. Many of the people walking about are wearing uniforms., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is cut from a larger sheet with partial handwriting on the back.
Crowds on a large pier
Crowds walking on a large pier, likely in Monrovia. A large shipping or transport ship is docked at the back of the pier., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is underexposed. Photo is cut from a larger sheet with partial handwriting on the back.
Crowds watching a street parade
Crowds watching a street parade for an event in Monrovia. Several uniformed officials are walking down the street with a group of young girls in white dresses. People are standing on both sides of the street watching the parade., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Garrette featured with Lionel Hamptons Orchestra
Publicity photo of Duke Garrette playing trumpet. He is holding the trumpet up and looking forward. Garrette is wearing a suit and standing against a studio wall., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Caption: "Duke Garrette Featured With Lionel Hampton's Orchestra"; inscribed: "To Leon a Great / Friend of Mine / I do wish you and / your wife Lots of / Luck and success / Musically yours / Duke Garrette." Photo is a facsimile copy of the original photo in Brian Thurn Collection (P12).
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.
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.
Five unidentified men in military uniforms
Five unidentified men in military uniforms standing in front of a car on the street in Monrovia. The men are wearing formal dress uniforms and looking forward while talking. A row of houses is behind them., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is underexposed.
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 people on a dirt road
Five unidentified people standing on a dirt road in the middle of a village in rural Liberia. A woman in the center is holding a small child. Everyone is looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., There are multiple exposures of other images on the photo.
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.
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.

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