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Bettye Miller
Publicity photo of Bettye Miller seated at piano., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Wilson and unidentified musicians
Bob Wilson (second from right) and unidentified musicians., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Stafford performing with two unidentified men
Bobby Stafford (center) performing with two unidentified men., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bottom left part of photo torn and missing.
Bobby Stafford performing with two unidentified men
Bobby Stafford (center) performing with two unidentified men., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cab Calloway
Close-up headshot of Cab Calloway., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Leon, "Be hold!" Stubbins of the day.. Lots of Luck, Hi-d-Ho, Cab Calloway.
Class of 1933 group photo at Lincoln High School
Class of 1933 group photo at Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri., 1933, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Count Basie
Promotional photo of Count Basie seated at the piano., No date; likely between 1921 and 1930, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Display case advertising a Philharmonic Connoisseur Concert
Display case advertising a Philharmonic Connoisseur Concert featuring William Dawson (composer of the Negro Folk Symphony), January 29, 8:30pm, at Shawnee Mission East High School., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington
Headshot of Duke Ellington., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Mrs. Orchid Jordan, good luck. Duke Ellington.
Duke Garrette Featured With Lionel Hampton's Orchestra
Publicity photo of Duke Garrette playing trumpet; caption reads: Duke Garrette Featured With Lionel Hampton's Orchestra., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Leon a Great Friend of Mine. I do wish you and your wife Lots of Luck and success. Musically yours. Duke Garrette.
Dwight "Gatemouth" Moore performing at the Chaz Paree
Dwight "Gatemouth" Moore performing at the Chaz Paree in Kansas City, Missouri., Approximately 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): If I'm a "success" Blame It on you, Dwight "Gatemouth" Moore.
Eddie South
Publicity photo of Eddie South holding violin., April 16, 1933, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Doris Marie Ward, Best wishes to you little girl -- Sincerely, Eddie South, April 16, 1933., Inscribed (back): To Doris Marie Ward, a very, very sweet girl and a great little musician. May success and happiness always be yours. Yours truly, Milton John Hinton., Autographed (back): J. Wright Smith and William Clifford King.
Myra Taylor
Jazz singer Myra Taylor., Approximately 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Originally from the Frank Driggs Collection.
Myra Taylor at microphone
Jazz singer Myra Taylor at microphone., Approximately 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Leon and Wife "My very dear friends" Sincerely, Myra.
Myra Taylor dancing
Jazz singer Myra Taylor dancing., Approximately 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Samuel "Baby" Lovett and unidentified musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Samuel "Baby" Lovett (seated, left) and unidentified musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Samuel "Baby" Lovett and unidentified musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Samuel "Baby" Lovett (drums) and unidentified musicians performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Samuel "Baby" Lovett and unidentified musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Samuel "Baby" Lovett (far left) and unidentified musicians at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Teddy and Lotty of the Vale-Dairs performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Teddy (guitar) and Lotty (bass) of the Vale-Dairs performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Teddy and Lotty of the Vale-Dairs performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
Teddy (guitar) and Lotty (bass) of the Vale-Dairs performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
The Vale-Dairs band performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation
The Vale-Dairs band with unidentified local musicians performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Three unidentified African-American boys near an unidentified street corner
Three unidentified African-American boys posing near an unidentified street corner., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Three unidentified African-American men in "Brooklyn Cone and Grill"
Three unidentified African-American men posing in front of a wall menu for "Brooklyn Cone and Grill"., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Two unidentified African-American male sprinters
Two unidentified African-American male sprinters, one wearing a "Central Track" t-shirt, just before breaking through the finish line string; audience of spectators look on., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Two unidentified African-American men posing on a sidewalk
Two unidentified African-American men posing on a sidewalk; an unidentified market, advertising poultry and fish, and "Pig-in-a-Pit Bar-B-Q" are in the background., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified female singer with nine member jazz band
Promotional photo of unidentified female singer with nine member jazz band., 1924, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified group outside the Musicians Protective Union Local 627
Unidentified group outside the Musicians Protective Union Local 627 in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Unidentified group seated around a table
Unidentified group seated around a table at a nightclub., December 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (back): Love to Everyone, From Lowell Fulson. The Casino Drive Inn, 600 E. Truman Rd. Indep., MO.

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