Cast of "The Brush Creek Follies." Group portrait of 33 individuals on stage with barn scene backdrop. Kit and Kay center front row in large white hats. Colorado Pete standing behind Kit and Kay. Eddie Edwards as "George Washington White" left of front row center. Kenny Carlson with ventriloquist dummy, Scrappy O'Brien, front row fifth from right. Several audience members' heads visible on foreground.
Promotional portrait of The Texas Rangers. Five members, facing forward, smiling, holding instruments. Four stand in the back behind the accordion player, who is seated. KMBC microphone is placed in front of the guitarist. All are wearing suits with ties, and white cowboy hats.
Waist-up portrait of Chuck Wright in dark suit and white striped shirt against dark background. Wright holding double bass neck with hands in playing position. Wright facing his left at 15-degree angle from camera and looking past camera. Handwritten note and signature in upper right corner: "Merry Xmas + a Happy New Year / Chuck Wright."
The Texas Rangers eight-member group portrait with instruments. All wearing matching dark toned suits, white cowboy hats, and dark cowboy boots. All facing camera and smiling. Left to right, back row: unidentified man with accordion, unidentified man with violin, unidentified man with double bass, unidentified man with guitar. Front row: four men squatting without instruments. Bob Crawford second from right.
The Texas Rangers five-member portrait with instruments. All wearing matching white hats, four wearing matching plaid button up shirts with one wearing dark button up. Clockwise from top left: unidentified man with guitar, unidentified man with double bass, unidentified man with violin, unidentified man without an instrument, and Bob Crawford sitting on tree stump in middle above accordion.
Kit & Kay performing in recording studio behind KMBC microphone with Martin guitar and Gibson mandolin. Both in black dresses with hair curled. Man, likely Erle Smith, standing on left side of image behind music stand. Three men seated on right side of image playing clarinets and trumpet while looking at sheet music on stand. Clock on wall. Metal chairs against wall. Fedora on furniture piece in background.
Promotional photo of The Texas Rangers performing in studio. Eight members in semi-circle around "KMBC" microphone. Four in back playing instruments. L to r: Gomer Cool, Herb "Herby" Kratoska, Paul Sells, Clarence Hartman. Four in front singing with hands in pockets. L to r: Roderick May, Fran "Irish" Mahaney, Bob Crawford, "Tookie" Cronenbold. All wearing light colored pants, darker satin shirts, and white cowboy hats. Two microphones along wall in background. Autographs above heads.
Publicity portrait of The Tune Chasers on photography set with wagon wheel and tree silhouette background. L to r: Ray Hudgens standing in white shirt and medium-toned pants holding violin against chest, Gene Moore in white shirt sitting with accordion in playing position, Herby Kratoska behind wagon wheel with left arm resting on wheel and guitar in right hand, and Al Phillips in white shirt standing with double bass in playing position. Signatures near or on each subject.
Publicity portrait of Linda Weaver. Weaver sitting with torso turned to her left at 45-degree angle from camera with head turned toward camera and smiling. Wearing plaid dress and sitting with guitar in playing position. Light background with tree silhouette. Handwritten note and signature on guitar body: "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year / "Linda Weaver."
Promotional photo of Laura Lee Owens. Owens sitting sideways on chair, facing her right and wearing light colored skirt, shirt, and cowboy hat with dark colored vest. Also wearing one ring on ring finger of each hand. Inscription to Irene "Kay" Crouse on front.
Publicity portrait of Bonnie King in light-toned sweater with flower brooch. Sitting on horizontally striped chair set at 90-degree angle away from camera, torso at 120-degrees away from camera, face toward camera, looking in to camera, and smiling. Hands folded with right forearm resting on chair back. Left hand partially visible. Handwritten note and signature in bottom right corner: "Best Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season / Bonnie King."
Full body portrait of Jed Starkey [Sidney H. Anderson] in dark suit, white shirt, bow tie, and hat against light background. Starkey sitting sideways on stepstool with legs on either side. Body and head facing camera but eyes looking far to his left. Right foot on floor, left foot on stool rung, saxophone top in right hand with bottom resting on stool rung, recorder and two unidentified instruments in left hand, two unidentified instruments in left side chest pocket of suit, and unidentified instrument lying on stepstool. Four pins on jacket lapels, l to r: "Arkansas", illegible, "Welcome Home" with US flag, and "Temporarily out of Service." Handwritten note and signature in left upper corner: Kindest regards always to the best boss I ever had \u2013 Mr. Church / Sincerely / Sidney H. Anderson / Jed Starkey." Left edge cropped off of print.
Promotional portrait of Bob Crawford. Crawford standing behind and to the right of microphone. Wearing light colored shirt with dark trim, patterned scarf around neck, and white cowboy hat. Looking to the right of camera with mouth open as if singing. Handwritten note and signature at bottom: "Merry Christmas to a great boss / Bob Crawford."
Kit & Kay with the Oklahoma Wranglers in front building with "Coronado Cuarto Centennial 154 Kansas" flag. All wearing light tops, dark bottoms, and light cowboy hats. Left to right: Charles "Skeeter" Willis, unidentified man, Kit and Kat, John "Vic" Willis, James "Guy" Willis.
Headshot of Bethel Davis in dark fur coat against light background. Facing her right at 45-degree angle away from camera, ahead turned toward her left and looking further left upward past camera. Hair curled. Handwritten note and signature on left center: "A Very Merry Christmas / Bethel Davis."
Full body portrait of Don Ramon. Ramon standing behind and to the left of KMBC microphone. Holding Martin & Co. guitar. Wearing light colored suit with dark trim, white shirt and dark tie. Right hand thumb and fingers on strings. Left hand holding chord. Facing camera and smiling. Handwritten note and signature on bottom: "Seasons Greeting" to A.B.C. / "Don Ramon."
Kit and Kay on horses in parade. Unidentified men on horseback in parade holding flags. Parade entering intersection and turning corner. Streetcar tracks visible in foreground. Large crowd on sidewalk and street in background. Men in crowd standing in truck bed and boy leaning out of second floor window in background.
Portrait of "Colorado" Pete. Pete standing on artificial grass in front of white wall with right foot on rock. Wearing light colored cowboy hat, light shirt with dark trim, dark scarf around collar, and dark chaps with "Colorado Pete" embroidered on left leg. Pete facing camera with hands on hips and smiling. Handwritten note and signature vertically along left edge: "To one I owe much for my success in radio, and admire for his success as a builder of dine things, A.B.C. (my boss) / "Colorado" Pete."
Kit & Kay performing with the Oklahoma Wranglers on outside stage. Cars parked in front of building with Coca-Cola sign visible in background. Heads of audience members in foreground. Left to right: Charles "Skeeter" Willis (fiddle), John "Vic" Willis (accordion), Kit and Kat (mandolin and guitar), James "Guy" Willis (guitar), unidentified double bass player.
"Korn's-a-Krackin" cast portrait. Back row, left to right: Jerry Asborn, Virgil Phillips, Ozark Red, George Rhodes, Slim Wilson, Buster Fellows, Faust Matthews, Bob White, Speedy Junior Haworth. Middle row, left to right: Bill Matthews, Matt Matthews, Bill Hickman, Monty Matthews. Front row, left to right: Lou Black, Lennie Aleshire, Aunt Martha (Wilson), Pat Evans (Black), Corrine Stump (Black), Bill Ring. Front, on side: Goo-Goo Rutledge. Label on front bottom: ""Korn's-A-Krackin'" / Saturday Nights - MBS / A KWTO (Springfield, MO) Production." Image taken outside the radio station, Glenstone Street, Springfield, Mo.