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Stan Kenton and fans

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton crouching down in the middle of a large group of fans who are seated on the floor.
Date: 1950/1951?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton at Famous-Barr records store]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Famous-Barr record store in St. Louis, MO promoting Hopalong Cassidy records for children. He is sitting in a chair next to a woman and they are surrounded by children; Kenton appears to be reading to them.
Date: March 11, 1950
Creator: Arteaga Photos
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and others at Carnegie Hall]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with Harold Davison (British promoter) and Vic Lewis (British bandleader) backstage at Carnegie Hall. The three are sitting on a couch and two of the men (including Kenton) are smoking cigarettes.
Date: April 9, 1950
Creator: Leonard, Herman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov (editor of Metronome magazine), seated on a couch at Carnegie Hall. Kenton is smoking a cigarette.
Date: April 9, 1950
Creator: Leonard, Herman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov (editor of Metronome magazine), seated on a couch at Carnegie Hall. Kenton is smoking a cigarette.
Date: April 9, 1950
Creator: Leonard, Herman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov and Vic Lewis]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton sitting on a couch with Barry Ulanov (editor of Metronome magazine) and Vic Lewis (British bandleader) at Carnegie Hall.
Date: April 9, 1950
Creator: Leonard, Herman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photographs of Stan Kenton]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton in a suit and tie, exiting from a plane, about to descend a staircase. Two unidentified men are in the photograph facing away from the camera.
Date: May 6, 1950
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton at McChord Air Force Base]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton and an unidentified Air Force officer at McChord Air Force Base in Seattle, WA. They are standing next to an airplane wing and there's another person and airplanes visible in the background.
Date: May 6, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton and members of Lester Horton Dance Theater]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton posing with members of the Lester Horton Dance Theatre in Hollywood. He is holding up what appears to be an antenna covered in string. The dancers are identified from left to right: Vida Solomon, Carmen De Lavallade, Eleanor Johnson.
Date: 1951
Creator: Capitol Records
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Stan Kenton with unknown female fan

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with unknown female fan. He is holding onto a microphone stand and has his arm around the woman, who is wearing all black. An instrument and people are partially visible behind them.
Date: 1951~
Creator: Kemle, William
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Downbeat Award Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of the Progressive Jazz Orchestra at Downbeat Award ceremony. June Christy (with husband Bob Cooper) is presented the Downbeat Award by the magazine's West Coast editor Charles Emge. Center photos: Mexican singer Paco who also performed on this live KLAC telecast at the Hollywood Palladium.
Date: February 21, 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and unidentified Air Force officer]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton shaking hands with unidentified Air Force officer at McChord Air Force Base near Seattle, Washington. Another man and an airplane wing are visible to their right, as well as vehicles and unidentified buildings in the background.
Date: May 6, 1951
Creator: United States. Air Force
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton with unknown]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton leaning against a car and speaking with an unknown man who is sitting in the driver's seat. There's a street in the background lined with buildings and automobiles.
Date: 1952~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Officers]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Civic Auditorium on Grove St. with two men, including Chief Warrant Officer Nathan A. [Cammack], leader of the Sixth Army Band in Presidio, San Francisco. Warrant Officer Jr. Grade Joseph H. [Trethewey] is standing to the left of Mr. Kenton.
Date: 1952
Creator: McDonald, PFC M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton celebrating his 40th birthday]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton celebrating his 40th birthday at radio station KSFO in San Francisco, CA. He is surrounded by people including the woman third from left (in plaid skirt) identified as band singer Jerri Winters.
Date: February 19, 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton Orchestra at Club Oasis]

Description: Photographs of Kenton Orchestra at Club Oasis in Los Angeles, CA. Proof sheet with 12 images includes: #194-A Lennie Niehaus, #194-B Bob Fitzpatrick, #194-J Don Bagley, #194-K Jeri Winters, #194-L Ralph Blaze.
Date: 1952-02-25/1952-03-09
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and singer Jerri Winters]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton, singer Jerri Winters, and an unidentified man holding a key (possibly a key to the city); a third unidentified man is kneeling to the right of the photograph, handing the key to them. The group is standing in front of walls decorated in photographs. Between May 20-25, 1952.
Date: May 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Band Members]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton seated at a piano that has a poster on it. A group of people are standing around him including band members Frank Capp, Don Bagley, and Lee Eliott.
Date: May 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Benedict Gimbel, Jr. and Murray Arnold]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with two other men shown, from left to right: Stan Kenton; Mr. Benedict Gimbel, Jr., president and general manager of WIP (radio station) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Mr. Murray Arnold, project director. Kenton and Arnold are seated at a table with Gimbel standing behind them; Arnold is presenting Kenton with a plaque for the First Annual Showmanship award in a contest arranged by WIP.
Date: May 1952
Creator: Schick, Jules
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton observing jewelry box]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Pennsylvania Lounge, observing a jewelry box. He is surrounded by other men who are watching him.
Date: 1952-05-20/1952-05-25
Creator: Scibilia, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton observing banner]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton observing a banner with a second man who is pointing to it. A group of people at a table are watching from inside the lounge.
Date: 1952-05-20/1952-05-25
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton Orchestra at National Guard Armory Auditorium]

Description: Photographs of a recording session in Chicago. The various shots were taken at National Guard Armory Auditorium in Charlotte, NC. Part of the concert was a "Concert in Miniature" broadcast from station WSOC. Proof sheet with 12 images includes: Don Bagley (#20), Sal Salvador (#21), and Maynard Ferguson (#23).
Date: July 22, 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library