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1. A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986 A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986 n.d. A 314 page spiral bound booklet which features local big band leader Warren Durrett. It contains 13 chapters with content arranged in chronological order. Within the pages are photocopies of newspaper...

2. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon N.d. Portrait pose of Carleton Coon.

3. Charles L. Johnson Charles L. Johnson N.d. Black and white portrait of local musician and composer, Charles L. Johnson.

4. Charles L. Johnson Charles L. Johnson N.d. Black and white photo identified on the back as Charles Johnson at the piano, Frances "Brick" Wornall as conductor and Jack Riley with clarinet on the far left.

5. Class Photo Class Photo N.d. Class and location is unidentified but back of photograph says that Charles Johnson is playing drum.

6. Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts n.d. Interior view identified on back of photo as Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts who played banjo. Indicates they are in Brian Rust's The American Dance Band Discography, 1917-1942. Both have correspondence...

7. Curt Hitch Curt Hitch n.d. Interior view of Curt Hitch identified on back as "Curt at Pickens".

8. Curt Hitch Curt Hitch n.d. Portrait view identified as Curt Hitch.

9. Danny Barker Danny Barker n.d. Interior view of three men, only identification is man on left, Danny Barker, believed to be a New Orleans jazz musician who died in 1994. Location may be the New Orleans Jazz Museum according to a plaque...

10. Dick Powell Dick Powell N.d. Autographed portrait of Dick Powell. Autograph reads: "To Madeline & Joe, Lots & Lots of good wishes, Dick Powell."

11. Floyd Eugene Estep Floyd Eugene Estep N.d. Portrait identified as Floyd Eugene Estep, son of Frank "Pop" Estep, who joined the group on reeds in late summer 1925. Also did arrangements.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 326 - Floyd Estep...

12. Frank M. "Pop" and Lulu Estep Grave Marker Frank M. "Pop" and Lulu Estep Grave Marker N.d. Close-up view of the grave marker for Frank M. "Pop" Estep (1878-1949) and his wife Lulu M. Estep (1877-1967), located in Vista, California. "Pop" Estep was a member of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks, playing...

13. Hal Kemp Hal Kemp N.d. Portrait of band leader Hal Kemp.

14. Happy Harmonists Happy Harmonists n.d. Interior scene of six musicians identified on the drum as The Happy Harmonists, also known as Hitch's Happy Harmonists. Back of photo says "Hitch's Happy Harmonists". Believed to be Curt Hitch on knee....

15. Happy Harmonists Happy Harmonists n.d. Interior view of six musicians identified as The Happy Harmonists or Hitch's Happy Harmonists. Curt Hitch second from right.

16. Harry Richman Harry Richman N.d. Autographed publicity portrait of entertainer Harry Richman. Autograph reads: "To 'Joe Sanders' from your loving bass fiddle player, Harry Richman." Richman was a singer, actor, dancer, comedian, pianist,...

17. Harry Truman Harry Truman n.d. Sheet has three contact prints of President Truman and comedian Jack Benny taken at the Music Hall, in the 1950s. It also includes one print of Truman at UMKC. James Monroe of KCMO-TV is holding microphone...

18. Hitch's Happy Harmonists Hitch's Happy Harmonists n.d. Interior view on stage of the musical group Hitch's Happy Harmonists. Believed to be Curt Hitch seated at the piano. Autograph reads: "To "Punk" Burford, The band that helped to make jazz history in Indiana,...

19. Jenkins Music Company Store Display Jenkins Music Company Store Display n.d. Appears to be a view of a window display at the Jenkins Music Company Store featuring the Ted Weems Orchestra. Scene includes various instruments and what appears to be photographs of the band members....

20. Joe Sanders Joe Sanders N.d. Professional publicity portrait of Joe Sanders with cigarette in hand.