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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.
Advertising print for Chuck Conrad's Truetones
Advertising photo print for Chuck Conrad's Truetones. Band members are playing drums, saxophone, bass, and piano in front of a dark curtain. Bottom of print has stamp that reads "Chuck Conrad's Truetone's / Music with a beat Ph. WA 3-5361 / Now Playing - 1664 Summit - True's Tavern.", No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamp on back of print reads "True's Tavern 1664 Summit / Steaks-Chicken Dinners Mixed Drinks & Dance Music Nitely / Phone GR.1-9190."
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.?
Clyde Hendrick from the Coon Sanders Band
Clyde Hendrick from the Coon Sanders Band posing for a photograph. He is playing a trumpet while turned to the side and looking forward. He is wearing a black tuxedo with bow tie. The photo is faded to only show the image of Hendrick. The bottom corner of the photo reads "To Mac, The fellow whom we all can appreciate / Clyde.", 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads "Clyde Hendrick - Coon Sanders Orchestra - 1920."
Greeting card with Clarence Bee and The Five Sharps
Greeting card with photo featuring Clarence Bee and The Five Sharps. Five musicians are standing with their instruments while looking forward and smiling; Claude Williams (right) holds his guitar. They are all wearing light colored suits with ties. There is a decorated curtain in the background. Below the photograph reads "Season's Greetings" with a drawing of a shepherd with sheep near a star., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Edges of card are rough and uneven. Back of card reads "The Five Sharps (Clarence Bee)."
John Thiel from the Coon Sanders Band
John Thiel from the Coon Sanders Band posing for a photograph. He is holding a saxophone while turned to the side and looking down. He is wearing a black tuxedo with bow tie. The photo is faded to show only the image of Thiel. Top left corner of photo reads "Mac from 'The Yap'.", 1920, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Back of photo reads "John Thiel of Coon Sanders Orchestra about 1920."
Lawrence McLean and Sammy Kaye
Lawrence McLean and Sammy Kaye with two unidentified men in an office or studio. Kaye is shaking hands with one of the unidentified men and McLean is on the far left. They are all wearing suits and ties. Everyone is looking at Kaye., 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lawrence McLean presenting Metronoma award
Lawrence McLean presenting Metronoma award to an unidentified man. McLean is standing on the left and is smiling while handing over the metronome. He is wearing a suit and patterned tie. The man on the right is smiling and looking down at the metronome. He is wearing a fur-lined overcoat., No date; likely between 1951 and 1958, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamp on back of photo reads "Charles Mar Pictures / 920 A East Broadway / Columbia, Missouri."
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.
Lawrence McLean with the Police of Independence Band
Lawrence McLean playing on the street with three other members of the Police of Independence Band. They are playing saxophone, violin, and drums. Two men are standing in the road, one is sitting while playing, and the other is standing on a raised sidewalk. They are wearing overalls, caps, and goggles., 1923, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lawrence McLean with the Police of Independence Band
Lawrence McLean playing on the street with three other members of the Police of Independence Band. They are playing saxophone, violin, and drums. Two men are standing in the road, one is sitting while playing, and the other is standing on a raised sidewalk. They are wearing overalls, caps, and goggles., 1923, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lawrence McLean with the Police of Independence Band
Lawrence McLean posing for a photo with three other members of the Police of Independence Band. They are playing violin, saxophones, and drums. They are all standing in front of a gazebo on a lawn, wearing coverall work suits, caps, and goggles., 1923, 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."
Police of Independence Band playing in the streets
The Police of Independence Band playing in the streets as a crowd watches. The band is walking while playing instruments. Lawrence McLean is in the group playing as well. Other people are standing and watching as the band walks by. Several cars are parked along the road to the right of everyone., 1923, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Top-left corner is cut and missing.
Postcard - Ben-Ton Orchestra
Postcard featuring photo of the Ben-Ton Orchestra on front. Back of postcard features written and printed text., No date; likely between 1921 and 1930, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard - Charles McLean kissing Blarney Stone
Postcard with a photo of Charles McLean on front. Back of postcard features written and printed text., March 1912, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard - Charles McLean with Rube Band
Postcard with a photo of Charles McLean on front. Back of postcard features written and printed text., 1911, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard - El Torreon Orchestra
Postcard with a photo of the El Torreon Orchestra on front. Back of postcard features written and printed text., No date; likely between 1921 and 1930, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard - Graduating students with band members
Postcard with a photo of graduating students on front. Back of postcard features printed text., 1913, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard - James Harris and Charles McLean
Postcard with a photo of James Harris and Charles McLean on front. Back of postcard features written and printed text., November 1908, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Postcard - Musicians at Hobo Convention
Postcard with a photo of musicians in costumes on front. Back of postcard features printed text., April 22, 1911, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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