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3rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Matinee Dance
Poster advertising the third annual Thanksgiving Day Matinee Dance sponsored by R.T. Coles Veterans Training School from 2PM to 6PM at Prospect Hall; music by G.I. Pranksters; admission 75 cents in advance and $1.00 at the door., Approximately 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
America's Greatest Quartet Ink Spots
Poster advertising concert on Sunday, May 30, 1943, at Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City; concert featured the Ink Spots and Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra featuring Trevor Bacon, Peg Leg Bates, Red and Curley (not pictured); special added attraction of Sister Rosetta Tharpe; admission $1.00 in advance and $1.25 at the door; tickets on sale at Crown Drug Stores: 12th and Paseo, 18th and Vine, 22nd and Prospect; Monarch Taxi, KCMO; Drew's Pharmacy, Home Drug Co., KCK., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Exclusive management: GALE, Inc., 48 West 48th Street, New York, NY., AFL-CIO union label, local 135 stamped on sign.
Bank… with Complete Confidence
Poster advertising services for Douglass State Bank; services include "Checking accounts, 1 1/2% interest paid on savings accounts, Safe deposit boxes, Low interest rates on automobile loans and financing, Courteous personal service.", No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Side two of double-sided poster.
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 and His Cotton Club Orchestra
Poster advertising concert at Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, on Sunday, October 11, 1942, featuring Cab Calloway and his Cotton Club Orchestral; admission 75 cents in advance and 90 cents at the door; tickets on sale at Crown Drug Stores, Monarch Taxi, Cundiff Drug Store, 5th and Quindaro; Drew's Pharmacy, and Home Drug Co., Kansas City, Kansas., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chas. A. Taylor's Latest Edition of Bronze Manikins
Poster advertising performances at Scott's Club, 18th Street and Highland, Kansas City, for one week starting March 6 through Sunday, March 10; advertised entertainment includes "Charles A. Taylor's latest edition of Bronze Manikins", "Songs-dancing-comedy", "Arnold and his Orchestra, Three Ropesters, 35 colored artists, Ten Bronze Bombshell Beauties;" illustration of dancing girls on poster., No date, likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Count Basie
Poster advertising concert at Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, on Thursday, February 2, 1942, sponsored by Paseo Men's Service Club, featuring "The Spotlight sensation" Count Basie; admission 75 cents in advance., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Poster edge missing, including admission price text.
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.
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.
Football
Poster advertising Homecoming football game for Lincoln University vs. Wilberforce University at Lincoln Field on Saturday, November 1, 2:00PM; $1.25 admission., Approximately 1941, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gala Cabaret Party and Floor Show
Poster advertising Gala Cabaret Party and Floor Show presented by AMVETS at Armory on 18th and Highland on Sunday, June 29, 1947, 10PM to 2AM; music by Gene Carter and Orchestra; $1.00 suggested donation., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Side one of double-sided poster.
Jack Schenk presents Darktown Scandals
Poster advertising performances at Boone Theatre, Kansas City, for eight days commencing Saturday, September 27, 1941; featured events include a "Midnite Ramble Saturday-Sunday-Thursday" and "Jack Schenck presents Darktown Scandals"; poster advertises featured singer Ida Cox, "Plus red-hot stage band", and 'Cast of 35 / 12 singing, dancing, hi-brown babies;" illustration of dancing girl on poster., 1941, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Public Health Aspects of Tuberculosis
Poster advertising public talk presented by the Tuberculosis Society and Health Department of Kansas City as part of National Negro Health Week titled "Public Health Aspects of Tuberculosis" on Thursday, March 29, 1945, 8PM, at Lincoln High School; featuring presentation by Dr. Roderick Brown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Member, Board of Directors, National Tuberculosis Association; Senior Surgeon (Reserve), U.S. Public Health Service; free admission to talk., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
R.T. Coles Veterans Third Annual Xmas Frolic
Poster advertising third annual Xmas Frolic presented by R.T. Coles Veterans School on Monday, December 26, 1949, at New Prospect Hall, 22nd & Prospect; featuring music by R.T. Coles G.I. Pranksters; admission listed as 75 cents in advance and $1.00 at door., 1949, 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.

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