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.
John Bridges speaking at a Wayne Miner Housing Project meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. Sitting behind Bridges are Doris Durall (HUD), Ed King, Rev. Ben Ridpath, Dr. Clinton Wofferd, Vernetta Reams. Richard Bolling, and C.N. Rucker.
Jim Bolling, Sister Laurence, Robert Kennedy and Richard Bolling at Little Sisters of the Poor during Kennedy's campaign visit to Kansas City, Missouri. Bolling is standing on the left and speaking to an audience.
Cotton Candy Washington slants her eyes to the right with a smile on her face as she hold an unlit cigarette with long, long finger nails, long long earrings, and wearing a very fashionable hat at the Living Blues Weekend Photo Shoot at the Mutual Musicians Foundation Building.
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.
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.