Jackie Williams, Buck Clayton, an unidentified bass player and Dicky Wells are on stage getting ready to play. Buck and Dicky smile down at the photographer. At the Concert Party at the Irving Center, New York.
Two photos on the wall of the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. The top photo is of Paul Gray and Dizzy Gillespie outside Paul Gray's Jazz Place in Lawrence, Kansas. Gray is looking at Gillespie and smiling. Gillespie is puffing out his cheeks and placing a finger on his lips. They are standing in front of a sign for the venue. The bottom photo is of the Oliver Todd Band performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation. From left to right: Marcellus Lee playing drums, Oliver Todd playing piano, Sam Johnson playing bass, Elmer Price playing trumpet, Al Zanders playing saxophone, and John Henry Hoard playing saxophone. They are wearing suits and playing in an upstairs room of the building.
Fifteen Miss Kansas City 1975 contestants line up on stage in Pierson Auditorium on the Volker campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City in front of gold print drapes and letters on the drapes that spell "Miss Kansas City." Only the sleeve is visible of the contestant farthest to the left who is almost completely out of the photograph. A bass player is standing as he plays off stage in front of her looking at his hand on the neck. The contestant, Debbie Watts, to her left wears a puffed short-sleeved white floral evening gown with a white ribbon around the empire waistline and ruffles around the round collar. To her left, the contestant Peggy Ramsey wears a white sleeveless jersey evening gown with a scoop-neckline. To her left, the contestant Galen Everhart wears a long-sleeved, ankle-length gray dress with a wide, white collar and cuffs and a large burgundy bow tied below her chin. A microphone on stage is visible between her and the contestant to her right. To her left, the contestant Kathy Brinsa wears a white empire waist evening gown with short puffy sleeves and a scoop-neckline. Elizabeth Hill stands to her left, wearing a shining gun metal gray, halter-top evening gown with a horizontal pin at the base of the collar to form a keyhole in the bodice and a sequined, inset empire waistline. To her left the contestant Sally Prock wears a red sleeveless evening gown with sequined spaghetti straps that attach to a sequin spaghetti-strap collar around her throat. To her left, the contestant Roxanne Eakins wears a white sleeveless, v-neckline evening gown. To her left, the contestant Carol Stauffer wears a white, pink, lavender, and light blue floral, sleeveless evening gown with a crew-neckline and normal waistline. To her left, contestant Traci Lenigan wears a pink, long-sleeved, empire waistline evening gown with a turtle neck and feather around the cuffs. To her left, the contestant Lorna Brotherton wears a mint green evening gown with long sleeves and a lace inset empire waistband, square-neckline, and a ruffle about 12 inches from the floor around the skirt of the dress. To her left the contestant Janet Bell wears a periwinkle blue sleeveless evening gown with a halter neckline that is drawn around the waist with a matching wide waistband. To her left, the contestant Colette Raether wears a white sleeveless evening gown with a normal waistline and where the bodice is gathered at the neck with a turtleneck collar. To her left, the contestant Jane Hawkins wears a light blue long-sleeved evening gown with sequined inset empire waistline and a sequined turtle neck collar. To her left the contestant Denise Debusman wears a dark, long-sleeved evening gown with a v-neck. A microphone on stage is visible between her and the contestant to her right. The backs of heads of a seated audience is visible at the bottom of the photograph.
Contestant Colette Raether walks on stage wearing a white halter top evening gown with a turtle neck collar and an embroidered white pattern on the bodice during the Miss Kansas City 1975 pageant in Pierson Auditorium on the Volker campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. A bass player is visible behind her.
Lew Johnson speaking into a microphone and gesturing toward Jimmy Cheatham who is holding his trombone; unidentified white saxophonist is behind Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham is seated at the piano behind Johnson and looking over to the right of the photo; unidentified white double bassist is partially seen beside Jeannie.