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Leon Jordan standing in front of a lawn
Leon Jordan standing in front of a large, well-groomed lawn, likely in Paris. A bush is growing along the center of the entire lawn. Jordan is wearing a suit and looking down at the lawn., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan standing with an unidentified man
Leon Jordan standing with an unidentified man at an outdoor event likely in Monrovia. Both men are wearing suit jackets and holding classes. They are 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.
Leon Jordan standing with an unidentified man
Leon Jordan standing with an unidentified man at an outdoor event likely in Monrovia. Both men are wearing suit jackets and holding classes. They are 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.
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.
Leon Jordan walking along a garden path
Leon Jordan and an unidentified man walking along a garden path, likely in Paris. Several large plants are growing along the side of the path. Jordan is wearing a suit., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan walking from a taxi
Leon Jordan walking from a taxi somewhere in Europe. Jordan is on a large road leading to a statue on a large column. Other cars are driving along the road., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan walking in front of the "Salle d'Honneur des Invalides"
Leon Jordan walking in front of the fence outside "Salle d'Honneur des Invalides" in Paris. A sign on the fence indicates open hours for the museum for a historical exhibit about Napoleon's army., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan walking toward a small cottage
Leon Jordan walking with a group of unidentified people toward a small cottage or building, likely in Italy. Small wooden fences are on both sides of the road. Jordan is looking back toward the camera., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with Charlie #6
Leon Jordan with a man identified as Charlie #6 standing outside a building in Liberia. Jordan is standing on the right and looking at Charlie while smiling. Charlie is standing on a raised ledge and is wearing a suit jacket. He 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., Back of photo reads "Charlie #6; One of my best Senegali traders. Always came to sell me various pieces."
Leon Jordan with Liberian president William Tubman
Leon Jordan standing with Liberian president William Tubman and three unidentified officials at a ceremony in Monrovia. Tubman is standing second from left and Jordan is standing in the center. Jordan and two other men are wearing ceremonial medals. All five men are wearing formal suits, talking to each other, and smiling., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Edges of photo are worn and stained.
Leon Jordan with Mary Virginia Jacobs
Leon Jordan with his arms wrapped around Mary Virginia Jacobs (Leon's maternal grandmother). Both are looking forward and smiling. Jacobs is wearing a white dress and small hat., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man
Leon Jordan standing with an unidentified man on a street in Kansas City. Jordan is wearing a light colored shirt and holding his arm around the other man. The other man is wearing a dark suit and tie. Both are looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man
Leon Jordan standing with an unidentified man in Liberia. Jordan is standing on the left. Both men are wearing safari hats and are 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.
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man
Leon Jordan standing with an unidentified man on the front step of the Jordans' house in Monrovia. Jordan is standing on the right and the other man is on the left, wearing white robes and holding a rosary. Both are 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.
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man and woman
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man and woman at an outdoor restaurant somewhere in Europe. Jordan is sitting on the left and drinking. The other two are holding glasses in their hands as well. A bench and large trees are along the back of the restaurant., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man and woman
Leon Jordan sitting at a table with an unidentified man and woman, likely in the Jordans' Kansas City house. Leon is looking down at papers and is sitting next the woman who is looking at him. The other man is looking down at papers., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, 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 an unidentified man and woman on a wooden walkway
Leon Jordan with an unidentified man and woman standing on a wooden walkway somewhere in Europe. A stall with corrugated roofing is behind the mon the walkway. Leon is holding a jacket under his arm and is blowing smoke., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with an unidentified woman and man
Leon Jordan with an unidentified woman and man in front of a stall or shop, likely in Italy. Leon is standing on the left, holding a glass of water, and is looking down. The other two are looking at the camera. All three are wearing sunglasses., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with another man in a restaurant
Leon Jordan talking with another man in a restaurant, possibly in Italy. The table is covered in classes and a basket of rolls. Jordan is holding a cigarette in this hand while talking., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with four unidentified men
Leon Jordan with four unidentified men in front of a large brick wall. Everyone is wearing wide-brimmed hats. Jordan is standing on the right and shaking hands with the man in the center. The others are looking forward and smiling., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Jordan with four unidentified men at a ceremony
Leon Jordan with four unidentified men at a ceremony in Monrovia. Jordan is standing in front of a table where the other men are sitting. Jordan and two men are wearing medals around their necks and all the men are dressed in formal suits., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Edges of photo are worn and stained.
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 police trainees
Leon Jordan with eleven police trainees. Jordan is standing sixth from left. All the men are wearing light colored uniforms and standing in front of a truck with "Police" stenciled on the side. The truck and other cars are parked in an open field in front of a thatched roof hut, likely in Monrovia., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is warped and crazed.
Leon Jordan with police trainees
Leon Jordan with eleven police trainees. Jordan is standing sixth from left. All the men are wearing light colored uniforms and standing in front of a truck with "Police" stenciled on the side. The truck and other cars are parked in an open field in front of a thatched roof hut, likely in Monrovia., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Edges of photo are worn.
Leon Jordan with police trainees
Leon Jordan with eleven police trainees. Jordan is standing sixth from left. All the men are wearing light colored uniforms and standing in front of a truck with "Police" stenciled on the side. The truck and other cars are parked in an open field in front of a thatched roof hut, likely in Monrovia., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is underexposed.

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