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[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

[Stan Kenton with Georgia Carr]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with singer Georgia Carr after a Detroit, MI performance of "The Biggest Show of '52".
Date: 1952-10/1952-11
Creator: Top Hat Photo Studio
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 at the first annual Newport Jazz Festival

Description: A photograph of Stan Kenton conversing with two men at the first annual Newport Jazz Festival (July 17 or 18, 1954). The man on the far right is Marshall Stearns, founder of the Institute of Jazz Studies. Behind them stands an unidentified man dressed in suit. On the back of the photograph is inscribed "Newport."
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and unknown]

Description: Stan Kenton shaking hands with an unknown man, who is sitting in the driver's seat of a dark-colored convertible. There is a street in the background lined with buildings and cars.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and unidentified woman]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton sitting at the piano with an unidentified woman. Imprint on the back of the photograph: Photo by Francis Bayles, Chico State College 1959-1960.
Date: 1959/1960
Creator: Bayles, Francis
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with members of the U.S. Air Force]

Description: Photograph of a man (possibly Sgt. John Deales) presenting Stan Kenton with Air Force Recruiting brassard for recording a radio show for U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service as Lt. Dean Sanders, USAF, looks on. On the back of the photograph dated: 29 Feb 56.
Date: February 29, 1956
Creator: Clarke, Charles H.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and Lt. Dean Sanders of the U.S. Air Force]

Description: Official U.S. Army photograph of Lt. Dean Sanders showing to Stan Kenton a replica of the U.S. Air Force Lockheed F-94C Starfire at a radio show for the Air Force Recruiting Service.
Date: February 17, 1956
Creator: Clarke, Charles H.
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 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

[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 at the Newport Jazz Festival]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton seated while chatting with trumpeter Bobby Hackett at the Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island; Kenton's friend Vern McCarthy looks on. Two unidentified men appear on the background.
Date: July 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton at a podium]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton standing behind a large wooden podium with a microphone where he is emceeing at the first annual Newport Jazz Festival.
Date: July 17, 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Stan Kenton at Newport Jazz Festival

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton interacting with reporters and attendees at the first annual Newport Jazz Festival. Kenton is in the middle of the photograph, crouching down to talk to someone; there are people standing around him and milling around behind him. Several of the men are carying cameras.
Date: July 1954
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

Stan Kenton at the Newport Jazz Festival

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Newport Jazz Festival conversing with several unidentified men; there are two men standing next to him and two morein the background.
Date: July 1954
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 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

[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

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