Cast of "The Brush Creek Follies." Group portrait of 33 individuals on stage with barn scene backdrop. Kit and Kay center front row in large white hats. Colorado Pete standing behind Kit and Kay. Eddie Edwards as "George Washington White" left of front row center. Kenny Carlson with ventriloquist dummy, Scrappy O'Brien, front row fifth from right. Several audience members' heads visible on foreground.
Promotional portrait of The Texas Rangers. Five members, facing forward, smiling, holding instruments. Four stand in the back behind the accordion player, who is seated. KMBC microphone is placed in front of the guitarist. All are wearing suits with ties, and white cowboy hats.
The Texas Rangers eight-member group portrait with instruments. All wearing matching dark toned suits, white cowboy hats, and dark cowboy boots. All facing camera and smiling. Left to right, back row: unidentified man with accordion, unidentified man with violin, unidentified man with double bass, unidentified man with guitar. Front row: four men squatting without instruments. Bob Crawford second from right.
Unidentified band performing on stage with barn backdrop. All wearing matching outfits of dark shirts with white scarves, medium toned striped pants, and white cowboy hats. Left to right: unidentified man on left holding violin and wearing scarves with RLH monogram, man holding accordion and smiling at camera, unidentified man holding guitar partially visible, unidentified man holding double bass singing into KMBC-KFRM microphone, unidentified man holding guitar and smiling at singer. Piano and second microphone visible in right background. Two people partially visible sitting on long bench in left background.
The Texas Rangers five-member portrait with instruments. All wearing matching white hats, four wearing matching plaid button up shirts with one wearing dark button up. Clockwise from top left: unidentified man with guitar, unidentified man with double bass, unidentified man with violin, unidentified man without an instrument, and Bob Crawford sitting on tree stump in middle above accordion.
Kit & Kay performing in recording studio behind KMBC microphone with Martin guitar and Gibson mandolin. Both in black dresses with hair curled. Man, likely Erle Smith, standing on left side of image behind music stand. Three men seated on right side of image playing clarinets and trumpet while looking at sheet music on stand. Clock on wall. Metal chairs against wall. Fedora on furniture piece in background.
Promotional photo of The Texas Rangers performing in studio. Eight members in semi-circle around "KMBC" microphone. Four in back playing instruments. L to r: Gomer Cool, Herb "Herby" Kratoska, Paul Sells, Clarence Hartman. Four in front singing with hands in pockets. L to r: Roderick May, Fran "Irish" Mahaney, Bob Crawford, "Tookie" Cronenbold. All wearing light colored pants, darker satin shirts, and white cowboy hats. Two microphones along wall in background. Autographs above heads.
Publicity portrait of The Tune Chasers on photography set with wagon wheel and tree silhouette background. L to r: Ray Hudgens standing in white shirt and medium-toned pants holding violin against chest, Gene Moore in white shirt sitting with accordion in playing position, Herby Kratoska behind wagon wheel with left arm resting on wheel and guitar in right hand, and Al Phillips in white shirt standing with double bass in playing position. Signatures near or on each subject.
Unidentified man and Rex Allen on stage with barn backdrop. Man in black shirt with black horse embroidered scarf holding papers talking to Rex Allen. Rex Allen holding guitar and standing behind KMBC-KFRM microphone wearing white cowboy hat, shirt, and pants with gun belt. Band members to right in background. Man standing with guitar plugged into amplifier labeled "Bud." Man sitting behind steel guitar. Partially visible drum set and man with double bass on left. Men and women partially visible in background sitting on benches and chairs.
Kit & Kay with the Oklahoma Wranglers in front building with "Coronado Cuarto Centennial 154 Kansas" flag. All wearing light tops, dark bottoms, and light cowboy hats. Left to right: Charles "Skeeter" Willis, unidentified man, Kit and Kat, John "Vic" Willis, James "Guy" Willis.
Kit and Kay on horses in parade. Unidentified men on horseback in parade holding flags. Parade entering intersection and turning corner. Streetcar tracks visible in foreground. Large crowd on sidewalk and street in background. Men in crowd standing in truck bed and boy leaning out of second floor window in background.
Millie and Sue performing on stage with barn backdrop. Both standing behind KMBC microphone in dark dresses with guitar and mandolin. Charley Pryor playing drums in plaid shirt to left. Herb Kratoska in glasses and unidentified man in cowboy hat playing guitar on right. "Bud" amplifier and two men in background on right of photo.
Kit & Kay performing with the Oklahoma Wranglers on outside stage. Cars parked in front of building with Coca-Cola sign visible in background. Heads of audience members in foreground. Left to right: Charles "Skeeter" Willis (fiddle), John "Vic" Willis (accordion), Kit and Kat (mandolin and guitar), James "Guy" Willis (guitar), unidentified double bass player.
"Korn's-a-Krackin" cast portrait. Back row, left to right: Jerry Asborn, Virgil Phillips, Ozark Red, George Rhodes, Slim Wilson, Buster Fellows, Faust Matthews, Bob White, Speedy Junior Haworth. Middle row, left to right: Bill Matthews, Matt Matthews, Bill Hickman, Monty Matthews. Front row, left to right: Lou Black, Lennie Aleshire, Aunt Martha (Wilson), Pat Evans (Black), Corrine Stump (Black), Bill Ring. Front, on side: Goo-Goo Rutledge. Label on front bottom: ""Korn's-A-Krackin'" / Saturday Nights - MBS / A KWTO (Springfield, MO) Production." Image taken outside the radio station, Glenstone Street, Springfield, Mo.
Eight Texas Rangers around table on television studio set. Set on right of photo. Four men seated on benches at round table. Four men standing with violin, guitar, accordion, and double bass. Wood burning stove on left of set. Camera operator wearing headphones behind RCA Television camera labeled "KTTV Times CBS" on left of photo. Microphone and lighting visible at top of photo.
Colorado Pete on stage with Kit & Kay. Pete standing between Kit and Kay behind microphone. Kit and Kay wearing dark tops and pants. One holding guitar. Pete holding guitar and wearing light pants and dark vest. All three wearing white cowboy hats.
Happy Hollow Humdingers promotional photo. Four men in matching black suits and white shirts. All standing at 45 degree angle to camera and smiling. L to r: Slim, Smoke, Hank, Pete. Pete holding sheet music. KMBC microphone on right. Light background.
Publicity portrait of Sue & Millie. White picket fence prop in foreground. Sue on left in white shirt and plain vest holding Martin and Co. guitar with thin rope strap. Handwritten note and signature on guitar body: "A Merry Xmas / Sue." Millie on right in matching white shirt and plaid vest holding Kay mandolin. Handwritten note and signature on fence: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year / Millie."
KWTO promotional portrait of The Goodwill Family and their families. Five adults standing behind couch; four adults and one child sitting on couch; two children in chairs on either side of couch. Mirror and two photos on wall behind family. L to r: Shirley Jean Haworth, Wanna Faye Haworth, Donna Faye Haworth, Junior Haworth, Everett, Aunt Martha (Wilson), Ada Wilson, Slim Wilson, John Wesley Wilson, George Rhodes, Alice, Billy. Handwritten note on front: "Sunway Vitamins extends all good wishes from radio's "Goodwill Family" (and their families) / Radio station KWTO Springfield, Missouri."
Kit & Kay publicity shot. Kit & Kay in white dresses with white cowboy hats and standing in behind KMBC microphone. One holding Martin guitar; other holding Gibson mandolin. Greek style column partially visible in background.
Group photo of the sound personnel and the musicians during a recording session; featuring Dinky Morris, Clora Bryant, Snooky Young, Curtis Peagler, Red Callender (likely) and Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham.
Break time during a recording session; featuring Jimmy Cheatham, "Snooky" Young, Clora Bryant, Dinky Morris, Jimmy Noone, Jr., Curtis Peagler and Jeannie Cheatham; Jimmy and Jeannie are both standing and the others are seated; various microphones and other recording equipment can be seen.
Ruth Warrick, unidentified man, and unidentified band on stage with barn backdrop. Ruth Warrick singing into KMBC-KFRM microphone while wearing dark dress and heels. Man in black shirt with black horse embroidered scarf looking at camera with arm around Warrick. Band wearing matching outfits of dark shirts with white scarves, medium toned striped pants, and white cowboy hats. Band members playing violin, guitars, and double bass. Piano, second microphone, and man in satin shirt visible in right background. Long bench in left background.
Band performing on stage with barn backdrop. Rex Allen playing guitar and singing into KMBC-KFRM microphone wearing white cowboy hat, shirt, and pants with gun belt. Band members to right in background. Man standing with guitar plugged into amplifier labeled "Bud." Man sitting behind steel guitar. Partially visible drum set and man with double bass on left. Men and women partially visible in background sitting on benches and chairs.
Promotional photo of Ralph "Bud" Hunt and Earl "Spud" Bledsoe. "Bud" playing banjo and "Spud" playing guitar behind KMBC microphone. Both wearing leather shoes, dark pants, plaid shirts, and paperboy hats. "Your Friend Bud" and "Sincerly (sic) yours Spud" inscriptions on front.