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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.
Headshot of Warren E. Hearnes
Headshot of Warren E. Hearnes, Governor of Missouri. Hearnes is looking forward with a neutral expression. He is wearing a dark suit and tie., No date; likely between 1968 and 1970, 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. Photo is inscribed: "To My Good Friend Leon Jordan, Personal Regards, Warren E. Hearnes."
Hendrik Jordense, Howard Jordan, Orchid Jordan, Leon Jordan, and Lt. T. Colwel Jordense on a beach
Hendrik Jordense, Lt. T. Colwell Jordense, Orchid Jordan, Leon Jordan, and Howard Jordan standing left to right on a beach in Monrovia. They are setting up a canopy and placing a pole in the ground. Everyone except Colwell is looking forward and smiling., February 1948, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hendrik Jordense, Lt. T. Colwell Jordense, and Leon Jordan on a beach
Hendrik Jordense, Lt. T. Colwell Jordense, and Leon Jordan standing left to right on a beach in Monrovia. Colwell is holding rope used to set up a canopy., February 1948, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hendrik Jordense, an unidentified sailor, and Orchid Jordan
Hendrik Jordense, an unidentified sailor, and Orchid Jordan standing left to right on the deck of the U.S.S. Monrovia. All three are standing by a lifesaver and looking forward. Two unidentified sailors are walking in the background., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Henry and Zarr standing in front of a building
Henry and Zarr (identified on back of photo) standing left to right in front of a building housing the Jordans' kitchen in Monrovia. Zarr is the Jordans' cook and is holding a barracuda fish. Henry is the Jordans' steward boy., 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.
Henry next to the Jordans' house
Henry, the Jordans' steward boy, standing next to the Jordans' house in Monrovia. Henry is looking forward with a neutral expression., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Horses dragging a dead bull out the arena
Horses dragging a dead bull out the arena after a bullfight in a large stadium in Barcelona. The horses are led by several groundskeepers. 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.
Inauguration Album - Republic of Liberia - January 1952
Photo album of the people and events surrounding the 1952 inauguration of Liberian President William V. S. Tubman., 1952
Inner City Dames
Kansas City social club, The Inter City Dames, posing for a photo outside the residence of Mrs. Nettie Gleed, 2322 Lydia, Kansas City, Missouri. The members are identified in "Your Kansas City and Mine" as (seated) Mrs. Gleed, Mrs. Maude Olden, Mrs. Callie Edwards, Mrs. Myrtle Cook, Mrs. R.T. Coles, Mrs. Susie V. Bolden; (second row) Mesdames Geneva Wiley, Phoenix, Lena Rivers Jordan (Leon Jordan's mother), Josephine Branch, Annis Garrett, Irene Fairfax, Daisy Day MacKnight, Minnie Crosthwaite; (third row) Mattie G. Hubbell, Nettie Westmoreland, Lena Fountain, Maggie Clay; (fourth row) Leana McCampbell, Rose Kenkins, Corrine Jenkins, G.B. Buster, Mable Reynolds; (fifth row) I.F. Bradley, Andrew Brent, Frankie Givens, T.C. Unthank, Lena Rhone; (sixth row): Sallie Love, Francis Trent, Ted Lee, Gertrude Huff, Eva Fox Evans, Sallie Dibble., 1925, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Provenance of photo: Dr. Robert M. Farnsworth (research files), January 20, 2010. Three copies of various sizes: 1-10x8, 2-9x7.25, 3-10x8 (photocopy of image with overlay of photo information in bottom left); photo source: Your Kansas City and Mine (book).
Jewelry from Jordan art collection
Jewelry from the Jordan's collection of African art. A gold necklace and earrings encircle two ivory necklaces with large medallions., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jewelry from Jordan art collection
Jewelry from the Jordan's collection of African art. A gold necklace and earrings encircle two ivory necklaces with large medallions., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Description of jewelry written on back of photo.
Jordan and Dudley at table with a group of unidentified people
Leon Jordan and US Ambassador to Liberia Edward Dudley sitting at a dining table with a group of unidentified people at a formal gathering outside a large white building, likely in Monrovia. Leon is sitting on the far left. Dudley is sitting fourth from right. Men are wearing formal suits and women are wearing dresses and large hats. There are bottles on all the tables., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jordan and Dudley at table with a group of unidentified people
Leon Jordan and US Ambassador to Liberia Edward Dudley sitting at table with a group of unidentified people at a formal gathering outside a large white building, likely in Monrovia. Leon is sitting on the far left. Dudley is sitting third from right. Everyone is wearing suits and a group of uniformed officials are standing in the background., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Large building on waterfront
A large building, possibly a hotel, on the waterfront. The building is several stories tall and has a small bell tower., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is overexposed.
Large girders and steel bars on a ship
Large girders and steel bars on a ship with rigging hanging all over. The ship is likely in waters near Monrovia., 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.
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 and Orchid Jordan
Leon Jordan and Orchid Jordan standing in the front lawn of an unidentified residence. Leon is holding a young girl and Orchid is holding an infant. Everyone is looking forward and smiling. Leon is wrapping his arm around Orchid. The house has a covered porch and wooden railing., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan and a large group of visitors with Pope Pius XII
Leon Jordan and a large group of visitors standing with Pope Pius XII somewhere in Vatican City. The pope is standing in the center of the room and everyone is either looking at him or forward at the camera. A group of religious officials are standing along the back wall., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan and an unidentified girl in front of a car
Leon Jordan standing with an unidentified girl, possibly Lavera Smith, and a black dog in front of a car on the street in Kansas City. Jordan is looking down. The girl is looking forward and smiling., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan and an unidentified man in front of a stone building
Leon Jordan and an unidentified man standing in front of a stone building somewhere in Europe. The building has several large arches and an ornate fence in front of the entrance. Jordan is holding a suit jacket in his hand and looking down. The other man is wearing sunglasses and looking forward., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan and an unidentified woman at a restaurant
Leon Jordan and an unidentified woman sitting at a restaurant table in Barcelona. A waiter is pouring drinks on the side. Jordan is looking at the waiter and smiling. There are glasses and rolls on the table., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan and an unidentified woman in front of a car
Leon Jordan with an unidentified woman, possibly Lavera Smith, in front of a car and wooden garage in Kansas City. Jordan is hugging the woman. Both are looking forward and smiling., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan and several unidentified people walking to a train station
Leon Jordan and several unidentified people walking through a large stone archway to a train station in Spain. The archway has a large iron gate. Several men in uniforms are taking tickets from passengers., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan at Robertsport monument
Leon Jordan with an unidentified woman and two men, likely tour guides. They are sitting at a monument for the centennial of the city of Robertsport, Liberia. Jordan is leaning back and all four people and smiling at the camera., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan at Robertsport monument
Leon Jordan with an unidentified woman and two men, likely tour guides. They are sitting at a monument for the centennial of the city of Robertsport, Liberia. Jordan is leaning back and all four people and smiling at the camera., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan at Robertsport monument
Leon Jordan with an unidentified woman and two men. They are sitting at a monument for the centennial of the city of Robertsport, Liberia. Jordan is leaning back and all four people and smiling at the camera., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan at a desk in his office
Leon Jordan sitting at a desk in his office in Kansas City. Photographs of fingerprints are hanging in front of the desk. Jordan is looking down at charts with other prints. The desk is covered with reports and a rotary phone., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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