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161. SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid ca. 1920-2003 Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...

162. SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-1990s Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...

163. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...

164. Saying Farewell with Music: Bandleader's Joy, Humor, Generosity are Remembered Saying Farewell with Music: Bandleader's Joy, Humor, Generosity are Remembered April 1, 2002 Funeral services for Warren Durrett included Marilyn Maye singing, a jazz quartet and remembrances of Durrett.

165. Sax Man Kynard is Dead at 92 Sax Man Kynard is Dead at 92 July 8, 2012 Photo and obituary for Ben Kynard (1920-2012), the Kansas City jazz musician known for writing "Red Top" when he performed with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra.

166. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1957, Page p106 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1957, Page p106 1939-1957 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W, 11th Street and from Washington Street east to Broadway, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

167. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p106 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p106 1939-1949 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W, 11th Street and from Washington Street east to Broadway, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

168. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p032 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p032 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W. 11th Street and from Pennsylvania Avenue east to Broadway, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

169. Saluting the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz Saluting the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz December, 2003 Article describing the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz, an entity of the Mutual Musicians Foundation that honors "musicians and music industry professionals for their contributions to performing and...

170. Sally Joyce Sally Joyce 1935 Partial frontal portrait of Sally Joyce; photo autographed. Identified on the back of the photo as a Blues singer.

171. Ruth Cady Austin Collection Ruth Cady Austin Collection 1912-1947 This small collection contains musical directories, programs, catalogs and invitations all pertaining to musical activities in Kansas City. The collection includes printed sources for the Choral Art Club,...

172. Rusty Tucker of the Scamps Dies Rusty Tucker of the Scamps Dies July 1, 2006 Brief item reporting the death of Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, drummer, singer, and sometimes-trumpet player of The Scamps, a Kansas City jazz group. Tucker died June 14, 2006, at age 80.

173. Russell Webber Russell Webber January 25, a1963 Obituary for Russell Webber, a violinist, musical composer, and teacher at the University of Kansas City for many years dying at the age of 62 in 1963.

174. Russ Stout Russ Stout 1926 Full body view of Clarence Russell "Russ" Stout, member of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks. Location of photograph not given, but supposedly while on tour.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 331 - Stout...

175. Russ Long, 1939-2006 Russ Long, 1939-2006 March 1, 2007 Obituary for Russ Long, who died December 31, 2006. Long was a renowned jazz pianist, singer and composer.

176. Rudy Vallee Rudy Vallee Circa 1930 Autographed, publicity portrait of singer Rudy Vallee. Autograph reads: "To Joe Sanders, Co-partner of America's finest all around dance band. Most Sincerely, Rudy Vallee."

177. Rosemarie Brancato Rosemarie Brancato circa 1930s Body length portrait of opera singer Rosemarie Brancato.

178. Rosemarie Brancato Rosemarie Brancato circa 1930s Autographed portrait of opera singer Rosemarie Brancato. Autograph reads: "To Mr. and Mrs. S. Branc[ato], Best Wishes from your niece, Rosemarie."

179. Rose Shapiro Levine Rose Shapiro Levine December 29, 2004 Obituary for Rose Shapiro Levine who died December 28, 2004 at Village Shalom. She was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on May 20, 1911, coming to Kansas City in 1918. She was a noted musician, teacher,...

180. Romantic Energy and Grace Driving a Beat Romantic Energy and Grace Driving a Beat February/12-18/1998 Describes the increased popularity of swing dancing, its participants, and swing musicians and bands.