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Unknown Orchestra
Unknown Orchestra
TitleUnknown Orchestra
DescriptionGroup portrait of members of an unknown orchestra or band standing before the stage at the Hotel Muehlebach in what is believed to be the Plantation Grill. Sign hanging from the top middle of back drop has three lines of text of names. The top begins CHARLES [last name behind hanging flowers]; second line is WILLIAM[*] S[***]ERS; the third line is ZEZ CON[FR?]EY. It's possible the Charles refers to composer and band leader Charles L. Johnson. Zez Confrey is the nick name of Edward Elzear, a pianist and composer.
PhotographerAnderson Photo Company
Item TypePhotograph, sepia, 11 x 14 in.
CollectionGeneral Collection (P1), Oversize B, Entertainment--Orchestra--Unidentified #3
See Also10022869 and 10022870
Local SubjectHotel Muehlebach
Digital Formattiff imported as jpg2000
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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