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Promotional photo of "The 3 Pros"
Promotional photograph of "The 3 Pros," Sonny, Bob, Rashi. They're posing with instruments and all are wearing suits., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: To Bettye and Milt, "Kep-pon swingin" (smile) Sonny Brown.
Promotional photo of Al Bartee
Promotional photo of drummer Al Bartee holding his drum sticks and looking over to the left of the photo. He's wearing a cap., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Promotional photo of Baggy Hardiman & his Kings
Promotional photograph of Baggy Hardiman and His Kings. The text in the photo's border reads: "Baggy Hardiman & His Kings ; Radio and Recording Artists, Instrumental and Vocal Group ; Personal Management Bob Bennett, 1600 Chancellor St., Phila., PA.", No date; circa 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller in a black dress standing next to a piano with one hand on her belt and the other behind her back. Looking forward at the camera., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3 copies. Text on border: The Bettye Miller Milt Abel Duo".
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller and Milt Abel
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller and Milt Abel together. Miller is in a white dress and Abel is resting his arm on his double bass., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3 copies. Text on border: The Bettye Miller Milt Abel Duo".
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller and Milt Abel
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller and Milt Abel. Miller is seated at a piano and Abel is standing behind her with his double bass. Both looking at the camera., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies. Text on border: The Bettye Miller Milt Abel Duo".
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller and Milt Abel
Promotional photo of Betttye Miller playing piano and Milt Abel behind her playing bass. The image has been tilted to the left., 1957, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: 1957 Betty Miller Trio.
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller and Milt Abel
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller and Milt Abel. Miller is standing in front of her piano and Abel is holding his bass beside her. Both looking at the camera., 1957, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies.
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller and Milt Abel
Promotional photo of Bettye Miller leaning against a piano and looking over to the left of the photo where the shadow of Milt Abel playing bass is seen against the wall., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies. Text on border: The Bettye Miller Milt Abel Duo".
Promotional photo of Billy Daniels
Promotional photograph of Billy Daniels. He's holding a cigar in one hand. Facing the camera and smiling., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Nov. 20th, Landmark.
Promotional photo of Carmell Jones
Promotional photo of Carmell Jones wearing a tuxedo and holding his trumpet to his lips. Text in the border reads "Carmell Jones International Recording Artist"., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Promotional photo of Donald W. Stauffer
Promotional photograph of Donald W. Stauffer, U.S. Navy Band Leader. He's wearing a dress uniform and seated with a score and conductors baton., May 13, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: 13 May 1970, To Bettye and Milt, Two great people and a fine duo, with warmest regards and best wishes, Sincerely, DW Stauffer, Leader U.S. Navy Band.
Promotional photo of Frank Smith
Promotional photograph of Frank Smith in a suit and tie facing the right of the photo and smiling., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Promotional photo of George Tindley and New Redcaps
Promotional photograph of George Tindley and New Redcaps. The men are seated in a row with Mary standing behind them. All looking forward., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: Fond and best wishes to my uncle Milton. Hand written on verso are the names of each member of the group: George, Mary, Cliff, Nephew Jerry.
Promotional photo of Hank and Tony, the Manhattan Steppers
Promotional photograph of The "Manhattan Steppers", Hank and Tony. Both are wearing tuxedos and one is posed behind and above the other., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: To Betty, A sweet and lovely performer to know from Tony of Hank and Tony "Manhattan Steppers".
Promotional photo of Harold Ensley
Harold Ensley, television and radio host, standing in front of a Ford station wagon. Lettering on the car reads "Harold Ensley Ford Show ; Ford dealers Kansas City area ; 'The Sportsman's friend' ; sponsor KCMO-TV"., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: "I hope you drive a Ford too! Sincerely, Harold Ensley."
Promotional photo of Jerry Willis
Promotional photograph of Jerry Willis holding his saxophone and looking over to the left of the photo., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: Bettye, Milt, Today is beautiful, Merry Xmas, Jerry Willis.
Promotional photo of Jerry Willis
Promotional photo of Jerry Willis. He's turned partly to the left of the camera and is partly in shadows., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: " Betty and Milt, Time is the life of the soul, Jerry Miller".
Promotional photo of Ken and Bev Husted
Promotional photo of Ken and Bev Husted. Both facing the camera and Bev has her harms around Ken's neck., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: "For Betty and Milt, Our best to you always, Ken and Bev Husted".
Promotional photo of Ketty Lester
Promotional photograph of Ketty Lester holding a fur stole and looking over to the left of the photo. Text on photo border reads "Ketty Lester"., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo verso reads: "Betty and Milt, Best wishes and I love you, Sincerely, Ketty Lester"
Promotional photo of Ketty Lester
Promotional photograph of Ketty Lester wearing a floor length gown and looking toward the camera. Text on photo border reads "Ketty Lester"., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: "To Milt and Betty two of the most wonderful and talented people I ever met. Bless you, Sincerley, Ketty Lester".
Promotional photo of Larry Cummings (Luqman Hamza)
Promotional photograph of Larry Cummings (Luqman Hamza) seated in front of a portable keyboard with stone and concrete rubble all around. A hat is resting on top of the keyboard., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Promotional photo of Larry Cummings (Luqman Hamza)
Promotional photograph of Larry Cummings (Luqman Hamza) standing outside near a brick wall in front of a portable keyboard. It appears to be late fall or winter and he's wearing a jacket. Text on the photo border reads "Larry Cummings"., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Promotional photo of Lonnie Johnson
Promotional photograph of Lonnie Johnson in a hat and striped suit. Looking forward to the camera., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: "Sincerely to all the fine members of Local Mo-627 Kansas City Mo Dec 4th 1952 Yours truly Lonnie Johnson".
Promotional photo of Lonnie and the Band
Promotional photograph of "Lonnie and The Band". There are six men and one woman pictured with Lonnie McFadden (center) holding a trumpet., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Autographed with two notes in red ink across the photo. Notes read: "To Betty & Milt maybe I'll be in your class of musicians one day, Love Ronald -and- To Betty & Milt 2 people whom I've always admired, love always, Lonnie".
Promotional photo of Louis Jordan and Dottie Smith
Promotional photo of Louis Jordan and Dottie Smith. The text reads "Louis Jordan's Tympany '5'" and "Dottie Smith"., 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Autographed on verso: "Musically Yours, Dottie Smith, 8/9/[66]"
Promotional photo of Michael Owen
Promotional photo of Michael Owen. He's looking up and to the left of the photo., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: "Bettye and Milt, You are a couple of great people. Thank you for being so kind. 'Somewhere' Michael Owen".
Promotional photo of Percy Heath
Promotional photo of Percy Heath in a tuxedo and facing the camera., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten inscription on photo reads: "To Milt with Love" on photo.

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