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"Cricket" publicity photograph for Disney Radio
A publicity photograph of "Cricket" a Patricia Stevens model and disc jockey for Radio Disney in Kansas City on AM 1190., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 12.
"bride" Stevens model and a "bridesmaid" Stevens model wear matching dresses during the J.C. Penney Spring and Summer Bridal Showing
Two Stevens models walk on the runway, one bride and one bridesmaid, during a JC Penney Spring and Summer Bridal Showing. The "bride" wears a wedding dress with a filmy inset from the high-collar to the square neckline, and golden ribbon woven around the collar, neckline, cuffs of the long sleeves, and the head piece, and she wears pumps. The "bridesmaid" wears a dress and head piece that matches the brides only in light blue. She also wears pumps. Both carry a one-flower bouquet., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 10.
1974 Miss Kansas City beauty queen, Madeline Kuppersmith, adjusts the crown of 1975 Miss Kansas City beauty queen, Elizabeth Hill
Miss Kansas City 1975, Elizabeth Hill, wears a tiara and a shining gun metal gray, halter-top dress with a horizontal pin at the base of the collar to form a keyhole in the bodice, as she holds a bouquet of red roses and greenery and a trophy, as Miss Kansas City 1974, Madeline Kuppersmith, adjusts her crown. Madeline wears a three-quarter length bell-sleeved, pink floral evening gown with green leaves with a double row of ruffles around the bottom of the skirt and a ruffle around the collar as well as a crown during the Miss Kansas City pageant held in Pierson Auditorium on the University of Missouri-Kansas City Volker campus in Kansas City, Missouri., March 14, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
1975 Miss Kansas City beauty queen, Elizabeth Hill
Miss Kansas City 1975, Elizabeth Hill stands facing to her left and twists her upper body to the right to smile directly at the photographer during the Miss Kansas City beauty contest at Pierson Auditorium on the Volker campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. She wears a tiara and a shining gun metal gray, halter-top dress with a horizontal pin at the base of the collar to form a keyhole in the bodice, as she holds a bouquet of red roses and greenery and a trophy., March 14, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
African American London House Model wears a full-length dress during the hot rod and custom auto show
An African American London House model wears a full-length dress of different shades of blue in a printed horizontal pattern and an inset light blue panel from the turtleneck, down the center of the bodice, around the waist, and then down the center of the skirt to the floor during the fashion show at the hot rod and custom auto show featuring London House models likely at the World of Wheels Auto Show in Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. She wears earrings and black pumps. A checkered flag boundary rope, a line of trophies and a yellow car are behind her and a crowd behind the car. "Kendall GT-1" is painted in red on the front passenger quarter panel of the car., No date; likely April 20-22, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American London House Model wears a full-length navy blue dress with large white lapels during the hot rod and custom auto show
An African American model wears a navy blue, v-neck full-length dress with wide, white lapels and white ruffle cuffs on the long sleeves during the fashion show at the hot rod and custom auto show featuring London House models likely at the World of Wheels Auto Show in Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. She also wears a earrings, a brooch at the tip of the v-neck, and silver sandals as she stands in front of a yellow car, trophies on the floor, and a checkered flag barrier., No date; likely April 20-22, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American London House Model wears a full-length white dress during the hot rod and custom auto show
An African American model wears a white, full-length turtleneck dress with short puffed sleeves and ruffles around a v-neck inset, earrings and a necklace during the fashion show at the hot rod and custom auto show featuring London House models likely at the World of Wheels Auto Show in Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. A car with painted with white ribbons on green and the passenger door open is behind her., No date; likely April 20-22, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American London House Model wears a maroon full-length dress during the hot rod and custom auto show
An African American holds out the skirt of her maroon, sleeveless, full-length dress as she stands in front of a yellow Honda with "Kendall GT-4) on the right front quarter panel during the fashion show at the hot rod and custom auto show featuring London House models likely at the World of Wheels Auto Show in Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. There are trophies on the floor by the car and a checkered flag barrier behind her., No date; likely April 20-22, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American London House Model wears a sweater set and blue pants during the hot rod and custom auto show
An African American model wears a earrings, a necklace, a white turtleneck sweater with a slate blue short-sleeved cardigan sweater over the turtleneck. The short-sleeved sweater has a red and white panel set into each shoulder of a panda bear; slate-blue cuffed pants, and black pumps during the fashion show at the hot rod and custom auto show featuring London House models likely at the World of Wheels Auto Show in Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. She stands in front of a yellow Honda with the words "Kendall GT-4" painted in red on the front passenger quarter panel. There are many trophies on the floor by the car. There is a checkered flag barrier between the model and the car., No date; likely April 20-22, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American London House Model wears a white halter jumpsuit during the hot rod and custom auto show
An African American model wears a white shiny halter top jumpsuit with a wide white belt and sandals during the fashion show at the hot rod and custom auto show featuring London House models likely at the World of Wheels Auto Show in Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. She stands in front of a yellow car that members of the crowd surround. There is a checkered flag barrier between the model and the car and many trophies sitting on the floor by the car., No date; likely April 20-22, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American London House model wears a slate blue sweater and pants during the hot rod and custom auto show
An African American model wears a slate blue sweater and cuffed pants during the fashion show at the hot rod and custom auto show featuring London House models likely at the World of Wheels Auto Show in Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. The v-neck, button-down cardigan has short sleeves and to inset red and white panels on each shoulder of panda bears. She wears a white turtleneck sweater underneath the cardigan, black pumps, a necklace and earrings. A checkered flag boundary rope, a line of trophies and a yellow car are behind her and a crowd behind the car. "Kendall GT-1" is painted in red on the front passenger quarter panel of the car., No date; likely April 20-22, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American Stevens Model picks flowers
An African American Stevens model picks flowers from a flowering bush in a photograph for commercial use. She wears a short-sleeved, v-neck slate blue sweater and a matching skirt., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 6 - 7.
African American Stevens model gardening
An African American Stevens model arranges a flowering bush as if she is gardening in a photograph for commercial use. She wears a slate blue, short-sleeved, v-neck sweater and a matching skirt., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 6 - 7.
African American Stevens model stands by a horse carriage during a leg wrap sandals promotion
An African American Stevens model wears a yellow long-sleeved blouse with large collar lapels and cuffs under a horizontal-striped bib of primary colors and matching hot pants and brown sandals with leg wraps that end just below her knees. As she promoting leg wraps for Macy's at the corner of 46th Street and Broadway Boulevard on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri she stands in front of the wheel of a horse carriage holding carnations in her left hand. Two men stand behind her looking out toward the street., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American Stevens model wears a dress as she walks on the runway during the fashion show sponsored by KMBR 100 FM Stereo radio station in Kansas City, Missouri
An African American Stevens model wears a candlelight white, long-sleeved dress as she walks down the runway during a fashion show event likely sponsored by KMBR 100 FM Stereo radio station in Kansas City, Missouri. The dress buttons up the left side of the bodice to a lace collar. The waist is gathered by a belt. She also wears white heels with ankle straps. As she plays the strands of pearls she is wearing with her right hand, the skirt of the dress flairs out. Her left hand is on her hip., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
African American Stevens model wears a slate blue sweater
An African American Stevens model in a close-up photograph for commercial use stands by a flowering bush as she wears small hoop earrings and a short-sleeved, v-neck, slate blue sweater., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 6 - 7.
African American Stevens models promotes leg wrap sandals
An African American Stevens model promoting leg wraps for Macy's at the corner of 46th Street and Broadway Boulevard on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri wears a yellow long-sleeved blouse with large collar lapels and cuffs under a horizontal-striped bib of primary colors and matching hot pants and brown sandals with leg wraps that end just below her knee. Another model is behind her with her back to the photographer. A woman wearing a rain scarf over her hair is talking to the other model in the background., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 12 - 13.
African American couple of Stevens models exchange gifts
Two African American Stevens models, sit on a couch in a photograph for Hallmark Cards. The female sits on the back of the couch and smiles at the male as she wraps her left hand behind his neck and hands him a gift with his right hand. She wears earrings and a long-sleeved, knit dress with a turtleneck collar. The man smiles at her as he sits on the couch with his left hand on the gift and wears a turtleneck sweater. Another gift is between them on the couch. There is a large houseplant and knick-knack shelves behind the couple. This is a photograph for Hallmark Cards., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 6 - 7. Handwritten on front left margin in red ink, "Hallmark Cards."
African American model wears a jumpsuit as she walks on the runway during the fashion show sponsored by KMBR 100 FM Stereo radio station in Kansas City, Missouri
An African American Stevens model walks on the runway wearing a short-sleeved jumpsuit of tiny vertical stripes of alternating white with pastel purple, pink, gray, blue, green, and yellow, a yellow plastic belt through belt loops at the waist, and a shiny yellow scarf around her neck, a purple purse with a shoulder strap worn across her body, and cream colored heels with cutouts on the sides during a fashion show event likely sponsored by KMBR 100 FM Stereo radio station in Kansas City, Missouri. A poster is on an easel just off the runway has a headshot photograph of a man and the name underneath of Paul Murphy., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Alece Readecker during evening gown portion of the Miss Raytown 1971 pageant
Contestant 16, Alece Readecker, wears a sleeveless, crew-neck evening gown of purple, lavender, blue, and brown print on a cream background, a headband, gold metal earrings, and purple gloves that extend above the elbows during the evening gown portion of the Raytown Miss America 1971 Pageant. Her contestant number ribbon (16) is pinned on her dress over her left hip., September 25, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below photograph, "Alece Readecker 8509 E 81."
Alece Readecker during the swimsuit portion of the Miss Raytown 1971 pageant
Contestant Alece Readecker wears a white one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with blue piping around the collar and three small blue buttons slanted across the bodice, a headband, and white pumps during the swimsuit portion of the Raytown Miss America 1971 Pageant. Her contestant number ribbon (16) is attached to her swimsuit over her left hip., September 25, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2
Alece Readecker, contestant 16, during the talent poration of the Miss Raytown 1971 pageant
Alece Readecker, contestant 16, wears a bonnet, a red cardigan sweater over a white t-shirt, a plaid skirt, and navy blue tights while performing during the talent portion of the Miss Raytown 1971 pageant held in Raytown, Missouri., September 25, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2
Alex Julian, Stephanie Ulsh, and Debbie Mountain talk about women's fashions
Alex Julian, designer, holds a microphone as he listens to Stephanie Ulsh, Special Events and Fashion Director of Swanson's clothing store, speak. Debbie Mountain, Stevens model, stands to the left of Ms. Ulsh modeling a beige and brown plaid suit with a wide brown belt over a white, vertically striped blouse. She has a cream and beige striped coat thrown over her left shoulder. Mr. Julian wears tinted eyeglasses, a dark tie, and a brown plaid sports jacket. Ms. Ulsh wears a red and blue scarf rolled around her neck and a blue blouse, and a dark watch on her right wrist., September 15-16, 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 4 - 5.
Alexander Julian and Stevens model Cindy Hurst field questions from the audience
Alexander Julian, designer, and Cindy Hurst, model, field questions from the audience during an event to honor his very first collection for women at Swanson's on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Julian wears a brown plaid sports jacket, tinted eyeglasses, and holds a microphone. Ms. Hurst wears a white blouse with vertical stripes and has the collar popped, a double-breasted suit of brown and black vertical stripes, and a gold chain link bracelet., September 15-16, 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 4 - 5.
Alexander Julian and three Stevens models show his women's clothing designs
Alex Julian, designer, answers audience questions as Stevens models Debbie Mountain, Cindy Hurst, and Margie Robbins, stand behind him wearing suits of his design during an event to honor his very first collection for women at Swanson's on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Julian wears a brown plaid sports jacket, a necktie, tinted eyeglasses, and holds a microphone. Debbie Mountain wears a brown suit jacket over a brown sweater vest over a blouse with the collar popped. Ms. Hurst wears a white blouse with vertical stripes with the collar popped, a double-breasted suit of brown and black vertical stripes, and a gold chain link bracelet. Margie Robbins wears a dark suit jacket., September 15-16, 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 4 - 5.
Alexander Julian describes his design that Margie Robbins is modeling
Alex Julian, clothing designer, from his right side, holds a microphone to describe his design that Stevens model, Margie Robbins, is modeling. She wears a long dark coat during an event to honor his very first collection for women at Swanson's on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., September 15-16, 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 4 - 5.
All 15 contestants for the Miss Kansas City 1975 pageant and Miss Kansas City 1974, Madeline Kuppersmith
Two snapshot photographs taped together to show all fifteen Miss Kansas City 1975 contestants lined up on stage in Pierson Auditorium on the Volker campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City in front of gold print drapes with letters attached that spell "Miss Kansas City." The contestant farthest to the left, Melissa Stevens, wears a white evening gown that is gathered at the collar and again at the empire waistline. To her left, the contestant Debbie Watts wears a puffed short-sleeved white floral evening gown with a white ribbon around the empire waistline and ruffles around the round collar. To her left, the contestant Peggy Ramsey wears a white sleeveless jersey evening gown with a scoop-neckline. To her left, the contestant Galen Everhart wears a long-sleeved, ankle-length gray dress with a wide, white collar and cuffs and a large burgundy bow tied below her chin. To her left, the contestant Kathy Brinsa wears a white empire waist evening gown with short puffy sleeves and a scoop-neckline. Elizabeth Hill stands to her left, wearing a shining gun metal gray, halter-top evening gown with a horizontal pin at the base of the collar to form a keyhole in the bodice and a sequined, inset empire waistline. To her left the contestant Sally Prock wears a red sleeveless evening gown with sequined spaghetti straps that attach to a sequin spaghetti-strap collar around her throat. To her left, the contestant Roxanne Eakins wears a white sleeveless, v-neckline evening gown. To her left, the contestant Carol Stauffer wears a white, pink, lavender, and light blue floral, sleeveless evening gown with a crew-neckline and normal waistline. To her left, contestant Traci Lenigan wears a pink, long-sleeved, empire waistline evening gown with a turtle neck and feather around the cuffs. To her left, the contestant Lorna Brotherton wears a mint green evening gown with long sleeves and a lace inset empire waistband, square-neckline, and a ruffle about 12 inches from the floor around the skirt of the dress. To her left the contestant Janet Bell wears a periwinkle blue sleeveless evening gown with a halter neckline that is drawn around the waist with a matching wide waistband. To her left, the contestant Colette Raether wears a white sleeveless evening gown with a normal waistline and where the bodice is gathered at the neck with a turtleneck collar. To her left, the contestant Jane Hawkins wears a light blue long-sleeved evening gown with sequined inset empire waistline and a sequined turtle neck collar. To her left the contestant Denise Debusman wears a dark, long-sleeved, sequined evening gown with a v-neck. To her left, Miss Kansas City 1974, Madeline Kuppersmith, speaks into a microphone on stage as she wears a white, square-neckline evening gown that has a wide waistband from the empire waistline to the waist, a crown, and a corsage on her left shoulder. The backs of heads of two seated audience members are visible at the bottom of the photograph., March 14, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
All of the Miss Kansas USA 1983 pageant contestants on stage and up the stairs to the stage
The master of ceremonies back is turned to the photographer as he addresses the contestants on the stage and up the stairs to the stage during the evening gown portion of the Miss Kansas U.S.A. 1983 Beauty Pageant. Renee Ruch, eventual winner, is on the first step directly in front of the master of ceremonies. Renee wears earrings, a necklace, a white evening gown with spaghetti straps and sequins outlining the v-neckline and waistline, and white pumps., November 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.

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