Advertising print featuring Armando Ghitalla
Advertising print featuring Armando Ghitalla holding a trumpet. Ghitalla is wearing a black tuxedo and looking forward. Advertising text in the top corner reads "Armando Ghitalla / Boston Symphony Orchestra / uses Bach Instruments Exclusively.", No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Advertising print featuring William Vacchiano
Advertising print featuring William Vacchiano with trumpets. Vacchiano is standing on the right holding one trumpet under his arm. Three trumpets are standing on a small table and three more are standing on a side wall. Advertising text in the top corner reads "William Vacchiano / Solo trumpeter / New York Philharmonic Orchestra with his complete set of Bach Trumpets.", No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Benny Goodman and Lawrence McLean
Benny Goodman with Lawrence McLean in an office or studio. Goodman is holding a clarinet while looking forward. McLean is standing on the left. Both are wearing suits and looking forward while smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of photo. All photos have a stamp on back that reads "Irving Nathan Photographers / Commercial - Portrait / 334 S. Wabash Ave. / Wabash 3818 / Chicago 4, Ill."
Benny Goodman and Lawrence McLean
Benny Goodman and Lawrence McLean with two unidentified men in an office or studio. Goodman is playing a clarinet while looking forward. McLean is standing second from left. Everyone else is looking directly at Goodman. They are all wearing suits., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Three copies of photo. All photos have a stamp on back that reads "Irving Nathan Photographers / Commercial - Portrait / 334 S. Wabash Ave. / Wabash 3818 / Chicago 4, Ill."
Benny Goodman with Lawrence McLean
Benny Goodman with Lawrence McLean in an office or studio. Goodman is holding a clarinet while looking forward. McLean is standing on the left. Both are wearing suits and looking forward while smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of photo. All photos have a stamp on back that reads "Irving Nathan Photographers / Commercial - Portrait / 334 S. Wabash Ave. / Wabash 3818 / Chicago 4, Ill." One copy has writing on front that reads "The Great Lawrence McLean / B.G.?
Charles McLean and Erwin McLean Hepler
Charles McLean and Erwin McLean Hepler standing in front of palm trees. Erwin is wearing a dress and wool overcoat. She is facing Charles with her hands on her hips. Charles is wearing a dark suit, vest, and tie. He is looking forward. They are on a sidewalk., January 9, 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads "Jan 9 1942 / Bri-tone Prints / Trade Mark Reg. / Denver" and also "Charles and I, with a palm for background. I believe it is a date palm."
Charles McLean with a small girl and cat
Charles McLean sitting with a small girl and cat. The girl is sitting in his lap and he is holding the cat in front. They are sitting in front of a large bush. Charles and the girl are looking forward., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Charles and Naomi McLean with their dog Flash
Charles and Naomi McLean sitting with their dog Flash in their backyard garden. Naomi is wearing a checkered dress, black jacket, and hat. She is sitting in a wicker chair. Charles is wearing a dark suit, vest, and tie. The dog is sitting on the side of the chair. Both Charles and Naomi are smiling and looking forward. There are large bushes in the background., January 9, 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads "Jan 9 1942 / Bri-tone Prints / Trade Mark Reg. / Denver" and also "Charles, Naomi, and Flash taken in their garden."
Lawrence McLean at the College Inn
Lawrence McLean at the College Inn in Chicago, Illinois, with other musicians and educators, including Minnie McLean, Hank Bennett, Ben Heller, Kelly Goodman, Flip Phillips, and Tommy Turk. Lawrence is sitting fourth from left around the table. Everyone is looking forward and smiling. The men are wearing suits and patterned ties., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo placed inside folio with cover design and signatures on inside cover. Title on folio reads "scene in Chicago's world-famous college in" and has a drawing of a spotted cat.
Lawrence McLean wearing a suit
A portrait of Lawrence McLean wearing a patterned suit, patterned tie, and glasses. He is looking forward with a neutral expression., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Edges of photo are fading.
Lawrence McLean wearing a suit
A portrait of Lawrence McLean wearing a blue patterned suit, blue and black patterned tie, and glasses. He is looking to the side with a slight smile., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hand-colored copy of photo 006.
Lawrence McLean wearing a suit
A portrait of Lawrence McLean wearing a patterned suit, patterned tie, and glasses. He is looking to the side with a slight smile., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Front of the picture reads: "Chateau de Jasquet". Back of the photo reads "Kansas City School of Photography / 1302 McGee / Victor 9772 / Suite 200 / Kansas City, Missouri" and identifies Lawrence.
Lawrence McLean with an unidentified group of men
Lawrence McLean sitting with an unidentified group of men. They are in a room with curtains over a window in back. The men are smiling and laughing and paying attention to the man in the center. They are all wearing patterned ties and collared shirts. The man in the center is also wearing a vest. McLean is sitting third from left., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lawrence McLean with an unidentified group of men
Lawrence McLean sitting with an unidentified group of men. They are in a room with curtains over a window in back. The men are smiling and laughing and paying attention to the man in the center. They are all wearing patterned ties and collared shirts. The man in the center is also wearing a vest. McLean is in front, second from left., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lawrence McLean with other musicians and businessmen
Lawrence McLean with other musicians and businessmen at a restaurant. Standing in back from left to right: Phil Civella, Jack Fay, and Billy Maxted. Sitting in front from left to right: Andy Russo, Minnie McLean, Lawrence McLean, Phil Napoleon, and Tony Shargo. They are all looking forward while smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The photo is autographed by most people in the photo with signatures on each person.
Lawrence McLean with the Affiliated Musicians Service
Lawrence McLean with unidentified members of the Affiliated Musicians Service. They are standing in an office with newsletters stacked on a desk. Everyone is looking forward and smiling. They are wearing suits and ties. McLean is standing in back, third from right., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Musicians playing on a stage
Musicians playing on a stage with striped curtains. From left to right: an unidentified man playing trumpet, Fidalis Wilart playing bass saxophone, an unidentified man playing drums, Vincent Wilart playing piano, and an unidentified man playing saxophone. They are several saxophones resting on stands on the stage. The back of one music stand reads "Larry Phillips.", No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads "Fidalis Wilart 2nd from left + Vincent Wiart 2nd from right - gifted musicians and master craftsmen."
NAMM Regional Meeting Luncheon at the Hotel Mayo
Lawrence McLean with other musicians and businessmen at the NAMM Regional Meeting Luncheon at the Hotel Mayo in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Lawrence is sitting fifth from left. Minnie McLean is sitting on the right of Lawrence. Everyone is wearing suits and dresses and are sitting around a table with cups and silverware. Everyone is looking forward and smiling., March 13, 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads "NAMM Regional Meeting luncheon, Hotel Mayo, Tulsa. March 13, 1947. Please do not reproduce without credit line: Piano Trade Magazine Photo." Another stamp on back of photo reads "From Piano Trade Magazine / 20 East Jackson Blvd / Chicago, Illinois."
Tex Beneke and Cliff Poole
Tex Beneke and Cliff Poole standing in front of a white wall. They are wearing suits and smiling at each other. They are also holding cigarettes in their hands., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads "Tex Beneke + Cliff Poole."
Tex Beneke and Jig Adams
Tex Beneke and Jig Adams standing in front of a white wall. They are wearing suits and smiling while holding lighters to light each others' cigarettes., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads "Tex Beneke + Jig Adams."
Three men in front of an instrument display
Three men identified as Ivan Kay, G. Selmer, and Hank Bennett standing in front of an instrument display. All three are wearing suits and patterned ties. The two men on the left are holding cigarettes in their hands. A large Selmer display poster is leaning against the wall in the back. Instruments on display include a clarinet, trombone, and saxophone., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photo is inscribed to Minny and Mac. The remaining inscription isn't legible.