Portrait photographs

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Full length group photograph of three of the Blue Devils, taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, (left to right): Theo Ross, Lester Young, and Buster Smith, ca. 1932. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

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Andy Kirk publicity photo, autographed, no date. Kirk writes, "To My Good Friend Jimmy Jewell, Best of good wishes 'always, Andy Krik". Publicity photo for the Associated Booking Corporation, Joe Glaser, President. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

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Portrait of Dr. Ernest W. Cavaness, City Hospital, 1926). At the time, Cavaness was the city health director for Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

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Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra posed in costume as hayseeds, taken by Anderson Photo Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

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Group photo of Blue Devils band standing around their instruments at radio station KFJF; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, ca. 1928. Pictured from left: Oran "Lips" Page, trumpet; Henry "Buster" Smith, alto sax; Clair Benton, banjo; Walter Page, bass; Emir "Bucket" Coleman, trombone; Jones L. Grant, trumpet; Ernie Williams, vocals & drums; Bill Owen, alto sax & clarinet; Willie Lewis, piano & arranger. Source: Black Archives of Mid-America.

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Portrait of William Volker, no date. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

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Portrait of Albert I. Beach, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1924-1930. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

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Portrait of Jerry Wilson Perry, or Jerry Perry (usually called J. W. Perry), president of the Commerce Trust Company in Kansas City. Perry was born in Nodaway County, Missouri in 1870 and became a school principal in Maitland, Missouri and Saint Louis before coming to Kansas City in 1909. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

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Andy Kirk and his 12 Clouds of Joy publicity photo featuring Kirk and two other members of band, ca. 1932. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

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Lincoln Theatre group photo of employees, ca. 1926. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Lawrence Denton.

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Jay McShann at piano with his orchestra posed around, no date. Source: Charles Goodwin.

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Portrait of Dr. Ernest W. Cavaness in uniform, ca. 1918 (printed image). Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

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