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Orchid Jordan on the beach
Orchid Jordan, two unidentified men, and an unidentified woman standing on the beach in Liberia. Orchid is standing on the left, wearing a white blouse and sunglasses. All four 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.
Orchid Jordan on the beach
Orchid Jordan, two unidentified men, and an unidentified woman standing on the beach in Liberia. Orchid is standing on behind the men and looking forward while smiling. The other woman is crouching on the left and also smiling., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan on the beach
Orchid Jordan, two unidentified women, and an unidentified man sitting on the beach in Liberia. Orchid is sitting on the left, wearing a white blouse. All four 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.
Orchid Jordan on the deck of a ship
Orchid Jordan standing on the deck of a ship. Orchid is looking forward and smiling. She is wearing a white dress., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan on the sidewalk
Orchid Jordan stepping onto the sidewalk along a street in Kansas City. She is wearing an animal print shoulder wrap and embroidered cap., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is underexposed.
Orchid Jordan on the sidewalk
Orchid Jordan stepping onto the sidewalk along a street in Kansas City. She is wearing an animal print shoulder wrap and embroidered cap., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is overexposed.
Orchid Jordan on the sidewalk
Orchid Jordan stepping onto the sidewalk along a street in Kansas City. She is wearing an animal print shoulder wrap and embroidered cap., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan on the street
Orchid Jordan walking along a street in Kansas City. She is wearing an animal print shoulder wrap and embroidered cap., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is underexposed and cloudy.
Orchid Jordan sitting at a dining table
Orchid Jordan sitting at a dining table on the deck of a ship with two unidentified people. The man on the right is looking outside and the other two are looking forward. Orchid is wearing a striped dress and hat. Small plates with bread are on the table., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan sitting on a couch
Orchid Jordan sitting on a couch in an unidentified living room and looking up while smiling. The couch has a floral pattern. Orchid is wearing a floral pattern dress., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan smiling
Orchid Jordan in front of a leopard print covering, looking forward and smiling. Orchid is wearing a dark top and small earrings. The photo is developed as a circle surrounding Orchid., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan smiling
Orchid Jordan in front of a leopard print covering, looking forward and smiling. Orchid is wearing a dark top and small earrings. The photo is developed as a circle surrounding Orchid., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan standing next to a termite mound
Orchid Jordan standing next to a large termite mound somewhere in Liberia. Orchid is wearing a white skirt, wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo edges are folded and worn.
Orchid Jordan standing next to a termite mound
Orchid Jordan standing next to a large termite mound somewhere in Liberia. Orchid is wearing a white skirt, wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan standing on a patio
Orchid Jordan standing on a patio overlooking the ocean on the deck of a ship. Tables with chairs are spread around the patio. Orchid is wearing a striped dress and hat., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan standing on an open road
Orchid Jordan standing on an open road in Liberia, looking forward and smiling. Orchid is wearing a striped dress and holding her purse under one arm., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan standing with an unidentified man outdoors
Orchid Jordan standing with an unidentified man outdoors in Liberia. Both are looking forward and smiling. Jordan is wearing sunglasses, and holding a purse., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan standing with an unidentified sailor
Orchid Jordan standing with an unidentified sailor aboard the U.S.S. Monrovia. Both are holding a lifesaver. Another soldier is 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.
Orchid Jordan standing with an unidentified sailor
Orchid Jordan standing with an unidentified sailor aboard the U.S.S. Monrovia. Both are holding a lifesaver. Another soldier is 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.
Orchid Jordan talking with three other men
Orchid Jordan talking with three other men on the front steps of a building in Monrovia. Jordan is wearing a polka dot dress and the men are wearing business dress clothing. The men are identified as Lt. Romey W. King, and John George., 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 but unreadable from black marks.
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 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., 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.
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.
Orchid Jordan with Charlie #2
Orchid Jordan with a man identified as Charlie #2 standing outside a building in Liberia. Jordan is standing between Charlie and a young boy. All three 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., Back of photo reads "Charlie #2; Also a Mohammed trader. The lower the number, the longer they have been selling."
Orchid Jordan with an unidentified man
Orchid 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. Jordan is looking at the man and both are smiling., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid Jordan with two girls
Orchid Jordan standing on the sidewalk with two unidentified young girls, one of them possibly Lavera Smith, next to a car in Kansas City. Orchid is wearing a plaid dress and dark jacket. All three 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.
Orchid Jordan, an unidentified man, and Hendrick Jordense with a Jeep
Orchid Jordan, an unidentified man, and Hendrick Jordense with a Jeep in an open road in Liberia. Orchid and the man are standing behind the car and talking Hendrick is sitting in the driver's seat and looking at the other two., No date; likely between 1947 and 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orchid and Leon Jordan in front of a car
Orchid and Leon Jordan standing in front of a car and wooden garage in Kansas City. Orchid is wearing an animal print shoulder wrap. Leon is wearing a trench coat. Both are looking forward and smiling., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is warped and creased.

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