Derb with Sonny Lewis; members of the band; Buck with Tamara Lewis; Derb with Tamara Lewis; Derb with an unidentified man; Buck with Derb, "Tommy," and Sonny Lewis; Buck. Side 2 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Buck about to serve in tennis standing by the court net; an Asian man pulling a double rickshaw with two African American men on board, the first man is possibly playing tennis standing by the court net, jokingly titled "Helen Wills"; Buck looking down at a tennis racket by the court net jokingly titled "Bill Tilden"; Derb with members of the band dressed all in white suits titled "The Gang"; Derb standing by tennis court net with two rackets under her arm titled "My Babe"; Derb with four Asian men titled "Derb and her boys". Side 1 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Buck and Derb with members of the band "A bunch at Hawaiians"; Buck and Derb with members of the band "Arriving in Honolulu"; Derb with three unidentified people "High Diver & Entertainers"; Buck and Derb at the Queen's Palace (Honolulu); Buck, Derb and members of the band on the Palace grounds; Buck with other band members "August in China". Side 2 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Buck Clayton standing in white suit and skull cap; Joe McCutcheon and Baby Lewis with an unidentified Asian man, and Buck Clayton's head just out of the left of the photo mugging for the camera; Joe McCutcheon and Baby Lewis with an unidentified Asian man and "Babe"; Derb hugging Babe; Buck pulling Derb in a rickshaw with Baby Lewis and Joe McCutcheon standing on each side of her; Joe McCutcheon with Derb, Babe, and Baby Lewis; Shanghai, China. Side 2 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Derb and Tamara Lewis in a rickshaw with an Asian driver; an unidentified group of people with Derb and Tamara around and on a rickshaw; Derb and Tamara Lewis; two unidentified people on a rickshaw with a driver; Buck and Derb; an unidentified man named Bill on ship deck; the deck steward, Paul. Side 2 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Boy with a surfboard; an unidentified man, possibly Jack Bratton; Derb with an unidentified woman and the boy with his surfboard; Buck Clayton beside a rickshaw and its driver; Buck riding a rickshaw; Joe E. Brown standing on a boat; Derb standing beside rickshaws with a tennis racket. Side 1 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
A person diving from the side of a ship beside a lifeboat captioned "Joe E. Brown taking picture"; People on a pier waving captioned "Leaving Honolulu"; an Asian man standing, with a walking stick and basket, carrying a person on his back while a rickshaw and driver pass behind captioned "Shanghai Beggars"; a photo of the "Harlem Gentlemen" with a small boy; a photo of a pier with a tugboat going by captioned "Aloha"; a photo of a ship deck shuffleboard court with Joe E Brown in a suit in the foreground, Buck and Derb in swimsuits over Joe's right shoulder and other members of the Harlem Gentlemen over Joe's right shoulder.
Entertainment programs and menus from the Canidrome Ballroom in Shanghai, China. Program performer information: Mistress of Ceremonies, Ursula Preston, Thelma Porter, Derby Clayton; Fay Courtney, Harlan & Janet Milner, Marya & Marta, music by Teddy Weatherford, presenting Buck Clayton and His Harlem Gentlemen. The back of the first program dated Sunday, 8th July, likely 1934 gives a performance biography of Derby Clayton and the back of the second program dated Monday, 2nd July, likely 1934 gives a performance biography of Buck Clayton and his Harlem Gentlemen. Unique menus for each evening are printed inside on the left-side panel. Side 2 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Buck and Derb kissing while leaning on a fence with Buck peeking at the photographer; Derb with a racially diverse group of people; Buck leaning his back against a fence as a woman's hand caresses his right cheek with Tamara and Sonny Lewis in the background; Sonny Lewis and Tamara Lewis standing in a park in front of a tower; A group of people standing arm in arm, including Tamara Lewis, Buck, Derby; the same racially diverse group as described before in a picture captioned "Canidrome Cast"; Sonny Lewis and three unidentified people.
Derb in evening gown and smoking "Mrs. Clayton, Please"; Derb with an unidentified group of people beside a horse and carriage "At the Pier"; Derb in evening gown with a jacket "Doib"; Derb with an unidentified man and child all crouching with a dog "Happy Anne Derb"; "Sonny Lewis"; Buck Clayton crouching with a dog "Buck"; a "Pool in Honolulu" with all boys. Side 1 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Buck Clayton standing in white suit with handwritten caption "Tropical"; signed "To Buck Clayton Best Wishes Duke Ellington" portrait of Duke Ellington in script and green ink and captioned "The Duke"; Buck, Babe and Sonny Lewis riding a rickshaw with two band members pulling the rickshaw captioned Shanghai Yellow Cab; Buck and Derb with an unidentified woman captioned Babe Buck Derb; Buck and Joe McCutcheon with two unidentified men, possibly Cole Porter or Sam Browne or unidentified and Baby Lewis, captioned All Otays; Joe McCutcheon and Buck Clayton pulling a rickshaw with the Asian rickshaw driver in the rickshaw and captioned "Left Side"; Shanghai, China. Side 1 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Derb with Sonny Lewis titled "Sunshine Kids"; Derb with an unidentified person titled "Hotcha" & Derb; Derb in a grass skirt titled "The Hulu Gal"; Buck with Tamara Lewis title "What is This?"; Derb and Buck; Bill Hegerman in a swimsuit and swim cap titled "Bill Hegerman "on Picknic"; Buck Clayton in casual clothes titled "C'm up & see me sometimes" Picknic at Chapoo; Buck Clayton on ship deck studying papers title Business Man; Shanghai, China and Hawaii. Side 1 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Gladys "Derb" Henderson and Buck Clayton standing with Reverend Napoleon P. Greggs, in the lot of Paramount Pictures. Duke Ellington is standing behind them with a trumpet up to his mouth and arm extended on the bell.
Pantages Theatre marquee with Buck Clayton as a performer; Buck Clayton with unidentified man boxing; Buck Clayton holding Derb still in their wedding clothes; Clayton's Boston Terrier dog, Ghandi: Clayton with his dog Ghandi; Derb, in a house dress and apron, and an unidentified woman, in a suit, holding a pot, and playing with Derb's hair, laughing. Side 1 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Derb on the S.S. President Hoover; Duke Ellington playing trumpet for Derb and Buck on their wedding day titled "A big bunch of Jibe" (A la Louie); Derb with Buck on a ship titled "Honey Moon"; Frank Pasley and Mrs. Pasley; Derb with three unidentified people titled "Four of the "Four Hundred"; Buck Clayton leaning over ship's bannister titled "Buck". Side 1 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Two unidentified men "Savage Serenade"; two members of the band, possibly Teddy Buckner and Duke Upshaw, "Two Brass Masters"; "Derb in Honolulu" holding a child; "Buck at Waikiki" in a swimsuit sitting on a seawall; "Queen's Palace (Honolulu)" mostly a photo of cars; Reginald Jones, Happy Lewis and Herbert "Bumps" Meyers "Jonsey Happy & Bumps"; Herbert "Bumps" Meyers "Bumps in "his" Pilch"; the ship named "Pres Hoover"; Joe McCutcheon with Teddy Weatherford "Vendome Boys"; "Little Hawaiian Girl"; and a profile photo of an unidentified woman titled "Sister Litvit". Side 2 of 2-sided photo-album panel.
Buck Clayton in suit with hands on hips pushing back jacket; Buck Clayton in suit with sunglasses and beret with left hand pushing back jacket; Buck Clayton standing, kissing Derb in fur coat; Buck Clayton standing in dark suit, looking back over left shoulder, playing a muted trumpet; Derb bending over to play with family dog, Ghandi and Ghandi standing on back legs; Derb in white suit and dark hat playing trumpet, double exposed. Side 2 of 2-sided photo-album panel.