Leon Jordan with an unidentified man and woman standing on a wooden walkway somewhere in Europe. A stall with corrugated roofing is behind the mon the walkway. Leon is holding a jacket under his arm and is blowing smoke.
Leon and Orchid Jordan standing in the basement of their house in Kansas City with items collected in Africa. They are holding a hammock and Orchid is wearing a handmade hat. The items on display include rugs and containers and other handmade artifacts.
A bull and matador at the side of a large stadium in Barcelona. The bull is running toward the matador who is standing by a gate. The stadium has two levels of seats. Advertising banners are hanging from both levels.
Orchid Jordan standing outside near her car parked in the driveway. She is wearing a patterned jacket and skirt with red boots and is holding a purse. She is looking forward, smiling, and opening the door to her car.
A delivery truck parked in front of a three-story brick building in London. The truck has a sign reading "H.M. Stationery Office." There's a small cannon at the base of the building to the right of the truck.
Leon and Orchid Jordan sitting on large stone steps, likely in Monrovia. Orchid is wearing a striped dress and small necklace. Leon is wearing a dress shirt with a bade for the Liberian Constabulary Police. Both are looking forward and Orchid is smiling.
Leon Jordan with eleven police trainees. Jordan is standing sixth from left. All the men are wearing light colored uniforms and standing in front of a truck with "Police" stenciled on the side. The truck and other cars are parked in an open field in front of a thatched roof hut, likely in Monrovia.
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 6 is under-exposed. Image 1: Two long dining tables with dignitaries sitting on all sides. Waiters in white jackets are serving people at the table on the left. Everyone is wearing formal jackets, dresses, and tuxedos. Two chandeliers are hanging in the room. Edward Dudley, US ambassador to Liberia, is sitting third from right in the back row. President William Tubman is sitting fourth from right in the back row. Gabriel Dennis, Secretary of State, is sitting third from right in the front row. Charles D. B. King, former president and ambassador to the US, is sitting fifth from right in the front row. Image 2: Dignitaries standing around two long dining tables. They are wearing uniforms, dresses, and tuxedos. The tables are covered with lit candles and silverware. A chandelier is hanging from the ceiling. Gabriel Dennis is standing on the right. Image 3: An unidentified man standing with Mary McLeod Bethune in a hallway in front of other people heading toward a dining hall. Bethune is wearing a dark dress and the man is wearing a jacket and black bow tie. Image 4: Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., and Liberian Secretary of the Treasury William E. Dennis, Sr., standing at the end of a long table in a dining hall, smiling and talking. Both men are wearing tuxedos. Firestone has medals on his jacket. Other dignitaries are standing in the room. There are two chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. Image 5: Liberian Secretary of State Momolu Dukuly standing with Bethune in a hallway outside a dining hall. Bethune is signing a card held by Dukuly. Both are looking down and smiling. Image 7 & 8: Various images of people standing around long dining tables raising their glasses for a toast. The dining tables have lit candles. Several chandeliers are hanging from the ceiling. Image 9-12: Various images of the Executive Mansion hosting evening festivities. The building has three strips of lights wrapped around each floor. Cars are parked all around the building and people are walking toward it.
Three columns of printed negative strips with images from a party at the Executive Grounds during Inaugural Ceremonies for the Liberian President. Image descriptions from top to bottom, left to right. Image 1: Two unidentified women posing for a photo with an unidentified priest. The priest is wearing a black suit with white collar. The women are wearing dresses and hats with wide brims and are holding glasses. Other party guests are standing in the background on an open lawn. Image 2: Two unidentified women smiling and standing on the open lawn. Other party guests are walking around in the background. A large building and strings of hanging flags are in the background. The women are wearing wide-brimmed hats and holding handbags. Image 3, 4, & 12: Various images of two unidentified women talking near other women walking around the open lawn. The woman on the left is wearing a white dress with lace shawl. The woman on the right has a wide-brimmed hat. Image 5 & 6: Various images of two unidentified women looking to the side and laughing on the open lawn in front of a large white building. Both women are wearing wide-brimmed hats and holding hand bags. Image 7: Two unidentified women posing for a photo in front of a group of people wandering on the open lawn. The woman on the left is laughing and looking at the woman on the right who is clasping her hands and looking forward. Image 8: Two unidentified men speaking with two unidentified women on the open lawn near flower beds. The men are wearing tuxedos and top hats. The women are wearing wide-brimmed hats and holding handbags. Image 9: Two unidentified women speaking and smiling on the open lawn near a large cloth umbrella with tassels. The women are wearing wide-brimmed hats and are looking to the left. Several men are gathered behind them. Image 10: An unidentified man wearing a dress uniform and looking to the side. He is standing on the open lawn in front of a large white building. Image 11: An unidentified woman wearing a floral dress and hat looking directly at the camera. She is standing on the open lawn in front of a large white building. Another photographer is standing in the back.