Ironman Harris seated at his drum set and looking directly at the camera; photo taken from behind a bar and two patrons can be partially seen along with one of their drinks; at the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego.
Jimmy Cheatham (center) standing at a bar with Papa Jo Jones (left) and Jackie Williams (likely); a glass of alcohol is on the bar and many bottle are lined up behind the bar with a three rows of dollar bills running the length of the bar overhead.
The Levee Town Band stand together for a photo at the Grand Emporium. Jimmie Meade holds a harmonica. Brandon Hudspeth smiles and holds an electric guitar. Jan Faircloth smiles right at the photographer. Jacque Garoutte holds a bass and smiles to the right of the photographer.
Three columns of printed negative strips with images from Inaugural Ceremonies for the Liberian President. Image descriptions from top to bottom, left to right. Image 1: President William Tubman talking with an unidentified woman. They are sitting behind a table covered with glasses, bottles, and a small vase of flowers. Image 2-4: Vice-President William Richard Tolbert drinking and speaking with an unidentified man. Tolbert is smiling and pouring drinks for people. President Tubman and Speaker of the House Richard Abrom Henries are sitting in the back against the wall. Image 5: President Tubman walking with a small crowd of people toward an event. Tubman is wearing a circular straw hat and is smoking a small cigar. Several men wearing military uniforms are walking with the crowd. Image 6: Two musicians playing xylophones at the front of a small crowd. The musicians are wearing the instruments on ropes around their necks and are looking forward while playing. The crowd is filled with people wearing traditional West African clothes. Image 7: Two women dressing and talking in a room. One woman is standing and putting on a dress and traditional West African garments. There is a table covered in glasses next to the women. Image 8: Two unidentified men sitting and drinking in a room. The man on the left is holding a cigarette and looking to the side. Image 9: Tolbert speaking with a man who is sitting and holding a cigar. Tolbert is looking down and holding a package in his hands. Image 10 & 11: President Tubman speaking with an unidentified man. Tubman is standing on the left and is smoking a cigar. The man on the right is holding a glass and a hat. Image 12: President Tubman speaking with a group of people around a table covered in bottles and glasses. Tubman is standing and holding a cigar. A woman is standing on the left, wearing a plaid dress and head wrap.
Spoon Wilson and D.C. Bellamy, standing wearing beefeater costumes, and an unidentified woman, have crowned Little Hatch the king during the Kansas City, Kansas Street Blues Festival. The seated audience is visible behind this group.
A photo from the side of the stage as Buck Clayton plays his trumpet. The drummer, Jackie Williams, is just visible behind him and Dicky Wells to his left. At the Concert Party at the Irving Center, New York.
A photograph of an instrument chart for "Big Six" from over the back shoulder of an unidentified student drummer probably during a rehearsal for a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands, Olathe, Kansas.
Three columns of printed negative strips. Image descriptions from top to bottom, left to right. Image 1-3: Various images of Pearl Primus talking with members of a tribe in Liberia. Several young men and one woman are dressed in patterned robes and sitting in chairs while Primus talks. Primus is wearing a head wrap and striped skirt. She is pointing and gesturing at the tribe members. Image 4-6: Various images of Primus and an unidentified man recording a Liberian woman dancing. Primus is kneeling and holding the camera at the woman wearing a patterned dress. Other members of the woman's tribe are sitting in chairs and clapping as she dances. In photo 6, a third man is standing in the back photographing the woman. Image 7 & 8: Various images of a Liberian woman dancing while Primus and another man record with various audio-visual equipment. A large tape recorder is on a chair near the dancing woman. Other members of the woman's tribe are sitting in chairs and watching as she dances. Primus is standing and holding a camera. Image 9: Primus standing behind a patch of flowers with a camera. Primus is recording a woman dancing off-camera. Image 10: Primus standing holding a camera and standing next to a man who is kneeling and holding another camera. Both are recording a woman dancing off-camera. Several members of the woman's Liberian tribe are sitting and watching. Image 11 & 12: Various images of young men from a Liberian tribe playing percussive instruments while a woman dances off-camera. The men are wearing patterned robes and holding square frame drums. The men are smiling and others are clapping.