Full body portrait of H. Roe Bartle. He inscribes on the photo, "To my friend Emerson Paton, With all good wishes, H. Roe Bartle, Feb. 25th, 1938."
Head and shoulders portrait of Joan Crawford. She inscribes on the photo, "To Frank Britt, Best Wishes from Joan Crawford."
Portrait of Sally Rand with full body feather fan. Rand inscribes on the photo, "To The South Central Business Association, My friends and boosters, all happiness and prosperity. Gratefully, Sally Rand. May 8, 1934."
Portrait of Jean Helier posed behind glass filled with bullet holes. Photo is autographed as "To N. Emerson Paton, Kansas City's Livest Business Assn. Secretary from Hean Helier, Secretary to Otto P. Higgins, 5-20-38". Photo is credited to the Kansas City Police Department.
Head and shoulders portrait of Lou Holland; photo autographed and dated Oct. 21, 1938.
Head and shoulders autographed portrait of Maurice M. Milligan, U.S. attorney who prosecuted Tom Pendergast.
Photograph of Dr. D. M. Nigro standing by a wall of photographs. Autographed as: "To my good friend N. Emerson Paton the best secy & manager in the country. With best wishes, Doc Nigro, 1938".
Autographed head and shoulders portrait of Mrs. Russell (Clara) Stover of Russell Stover Candies.
Seated, autographed portrait of Conrad Mann. Reads: "To N. Emerson Paton, With every good wish to a faithful civic worker, Conrad Mann, KC 5/17/35."
Group portrait of members of the Threshold Service Company bowling team, identified as the 1930-31 champions of the South Central Business Association.
Group portrait of members of the Firestone Service Company bowling team, identified as the 1933-34 champions of the South Central Business Association.