Portrait of "Murph" [unknown given and surnames] in dark suit, white shirt, and plaid tie in front of tow phonographs. Large window on back wall with thermometer in lower left corner. Reflection of light behind camera in window. "Murph" facing his front at 20-degree angle from camera, looking forward past camera, and smiling slightly. Handwritten note and name on left center: "Best Wishes / "Murph."
Headshot of KMBC executive secretary Mildred Whiting in dark dress with white lace trim against dark background. Facing her right with head turned toward camera and looking in to camera. Wearing glasses and large round earrings. Handwritten note and signature on lower right: "Seasons Greeting / Mildred / 43."
Partygoers at Sylvia Singer's house, people seated in chairs and on a couch, around a table with bottles and glasses. A door, windows with curtains, and a lamp are behind them. KMBC scriptwriter in front, standing, then seated clockwise from left: Jack Singer, Joyce Singer, Peggy Buret, Warren Durrett, Jo Ann Tally, Rene Lawther, unidentified man, and unidentified woman.
Cast of "The Brush Creek Follies." Group portrait of 24 individuals on stage with barn scene backdrop. Seven holding instruments including double bass, accordion, and guitars. Kit and Kay, front row fifth and seventh from left. Kenny Carlson with ventriloquist dummy, Scrappy O'Brien, far right, front row. Colorado Pete kneeling right of front row center.
Headshot of Shannon (unknown surname) in dark suit, white shirt, and dark patterned tie against light background. Shoulders facing his right at 25-degree angle form camera, head turned toward forward, and looking in to camera. Handwritten note and signature at left center: "It is a pleasure / to be with KMBC / Sincerely, / Shannon."
Board members, nurses, physicians, and a patient (all white) with KMBC radio journalists at Children's Mercy Hospital. They are sitting in a circle talking into a microphone. The young boy is sitting in a wheelchair next to a nurse. They are identified as "R.R. Brewster Sr., chairman of the board of Children's Mercy Hospital; Bonnie Phillips, nurse; Margaret Heckel, KMBC Radio; Dr. Schauffler, staff; Mrs. Hatcher. board member; Mrs. Servatuss, board member; Mrs. Kearney, teacher; Elizabeth Martin, superintendent; and Mrs. Harlan, director of nurses".
Headshot of KMBC's studio supervisor Ken Krahl in dark suit, light shirt, dark striped tie, and glasses looking in to camera. Hair parted on his left. Taken in room without backdrop. Handwritten note and signature in lower right corner: "Gratefully / Ken."
Waist-up portrait of Margaret L. Moretini in dark zip-up dress with lace lining against light background. Wearing earrings and glasses. Facing her right at 25-degree angle from camera and looking forward past camera. Handwritten note and signature in upper right corner: "Very Happy to Be here / Margaret L. Moretini."
Publicity portrait of Arthur B. Church. Standing at angle near wall behind KMBC microphone stand and holding "Buzz Saw" newsletter dated Thursday May 7th. Printed note on front: "'That's My Business' / So says Arthur B. Church."
Little Shoe and her Cowboy Sweethearts group portrait. Clock wise from top: Wayne Raney with harmonica in dark pinstriped suit with plaid shirt; Ralph Gavin (?) with accordion in dark suit with white shirt and dark bow tie; Little Shoe without an instrument but wearing medium-toned vest, white shirt, horse brooch, and light colored cowboy hat hanging from neck; Charles Dial with guitar in dark pinstriped suit, white shirt, and dark bow tie. All facing camera and smiling. Handwritten notes and signatures from top: "your very best old friend / Wayne Raney", "I think you a swell fellow / Ralph Gavin (?)", I'll just say thanks for having such a swell radio station / "Little Shoe", and "Luck to you / Charlie Dial."
Headshot of KMBC transmitter chief Roy Barron wearing light colored button-up shirt. Facing his left at 30-degree angle away from camera with head turned at toward camera. Handwritten note and signature at bottom: "A Merry Christmas / Ray."
Billboard advertising KMBC's "Phenomenon" program. White background with dark text. Wooden billboard with three lights attached to top of frame pointing at advertisement. Brick building and car partially visible behind billboard. Handwritten on front of photo: "8247."
Portrait of Wilma Friesen in dark plaid dress standing on porch or balcony ringing bell. Facing left of photo at 90-degree angle from camera with head turned toward camera and smiling. Bell on left edge of image. Left hand on bell pull. House edge with gutter drain on right edge. Trees and sky in background. Signature on railing in lower left of image.
Headshot of Caroline Ellis. Ellis sitting and facing her right at 45-degree angle away from camera with head turned toward camera and smiling. Wearing dark jacket, white ruffled scarf, flying duck brooch, and Pince-nez glasses. White background. Handwritten note and signature at top left corner: "To the one who for nearly eleven years has guided my life into very pleasant places. Thanks \u2013 Arthur / Caroline." Small number 5 written on bottom left corner. Photographer's signature in lower right corner: "Maurice Seymour."
Portrait of Helen Prince in dark top and metal necklace with hair curled against light background. Prince facing her right at 15-degree angle from camera, head turned to her left, and looking further left past camera. Handwritten note and signature in lower right corner: "With sincerest best wishes / Helen Prince."
Waist-up portrait of Gertrude Miller in medium-toned button-up dress with embellishments on chest. Light background. Standing behind and to left of KMBC-CBS microphone. Facing her right at 45-degree angle with head turned ford and looking in to camera. Both hands on microphone stand. Dark polish on nails. Rings on ring fingers of both hands. Handwritten note and signature in lower left: "12/16/43 / To A Very Fine Employer / "Mr. Church" / "Sincerely" / Gertrude Miller."
Mark Norman Smith standing in front large bookcase with doors holding one book in right hand and removing book from shelf with left hand. Smith wearing light colored suit and facing bookcase at 90-degree angle away from camera. Radio-locator coverage map on left bookcase door. "Radio Daily" and "Radio Audience Measurement" books on lower shelf. Open door visible in background.
Kit & Kay portrait. Two women wearing white cowboy hats, white long-sleeve shirts, and black vests. Both holding guitars and standing on either side of KMBC microphone. Inscribed: "Best wishes from Kit and Kay." Label on bottom of photo reads: "Start your day with Kit and Kay - KMBC Kansas City / best programs on the air...dawn to midnight."
KMBC stage from balcony. Men and women in formal dress seated in folding chairs in semi-circle on stage. Six men standing near podium at front and center of stage. KMBC musicians in background on piano, guitar, and accordion including P. Hans Flath on organ to left. Millie and Sue Bybee seated on right. Equipment visible on floor in front of stage. Seating and audience members visible in middle ground. Camera visible in foreground.
KMBC building, broadcast room. KMBC building, broadcast room. Large room with radio equipment. Large consoles to right including open reel machines. Two desks in center foreground with transcription phonograph. Unidentified man, possibly Ray Moler, standing in front of open reel machines. Linoleum floor. Fluorescent lighting.
Headshot of Frank Young in medium-toned suit, light shirt, and diagonally striped tie against light background. Facing forward and looking in to camera with slight smile. Hair parted on his left. Signature on right center.
George Higgins, General Manager, KMBC AM-TV; H.P. Peters, President of Peters, Griffin and Woodward; and Gene Dennis, Advertising Executive in dark suits holding drinks having conversation. Peters and Dennis smoking. Dennis wearing glasses and ring on left ring finger.