Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a tuxedo, closes his eyes while performing at an unidentified venue. A tenor saxophone, baby grand piano, stand-up bass, and a drum set as well as microphones are visible around him.
Female impersonator Skip Arnold performing in front of a microphone at the Jewel Box Lounge in Kansas City; behind her is a piano covered in a pink drop cloth with female impersonator in a blonde wig as accompanist; the backs of three audience members' heads can be see in front; Skip is wearing a green patterned dress.
Poster advertising performances at Boone Theatre, Kansas City, for eight days commencing Saturday, September 27, 1941; featured events include a "Midnite Ramble Saturday-Sunday-Thursday" and "Jack Schenck presents Darktown Scandals"; poster advertises featured singer Ida Cox, "Plus red-hot stage band", and 'Cast of 35 / 12 singing, dancing, hi-brown babies;" illustration of dancing girl on poster.
Anson Funderburgh and Lee McBee, one of the national acts to perform at the Grand Emporium, perform together. Anson looks to his left towards Lee whose eyes are closed as he blows into an amplified harmonica he clutches in both hands.
Richard Bolling, parliamentarian Bill Brown, parliamentarian Pete Robinson and Don Edwards standing left to right at a Missouri Delegation Reception honoring Bolling in Washington, D.C. Bolling is shaking hands with Robinson.
New York demonstration on behalf of Artie Shaw. Unidentified people standing outside and wearing coats are holding signs proclaiming affection for Shaw, likely in support of his discharge from armed service.
Chuck Cecil working in a radio broadcasting booth. Cecil is seated behind a desk with several turntables and a microphone hanging from above. Behind him is an operating station and a rack of cartridges hanging on the wall.