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[Stan Kenton at Sandia AFB]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton standing next to Georgi Edwards (Miss New Mexico) and Jimmy Paul from station KOB (NBC) Albuquerque. The three are posing together behind a microphone on a stand; Miss Edwards is holding a large bouquet of flowers. Behind them, men holding instruments are sitting in rows. The photograph was most likely taken at the Officer's Club at Sandia A.F.B. in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: July 1, 1961
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

[Stan Kenton and young people]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton greeted by a young unidentified woman and six young unidentified men, and shaking hands with one of the young men. Imprint on the back of the photograph: Photo by Harriet Ferguson, Bloomington, Ind., Phone 7466.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ferguson, Harriet
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 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 unidentified men]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton standing next to two unidentified; he is holding a drink and a box containing a piece of jewelry. The men appear to be looking at a decorative chain. On the back: photo by Charlie Mihn.
Date: 1944/1945~
Creator: Mihn, Charlie
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 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 Shaking Hands]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton shaking hands with two unidentified men. The three men are standing in front of an ornately decorated wall and the man on the right is holding a cigarette and pieces of paper in his free hand.
Date: unknown
Creator: Reni Newsphoto Service
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 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 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

[Stan Kenton and "Lindy"]

Description: An undated photograph of Stan Kenton and "Lindy" seated behind what appears to be a council desk. There are name plates in front of them as well as microphones and other objects on the desk.
Date: unknown
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

[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 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 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

[Kenton at Hudson's Eastland]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at Hudson's Eastland in Harper Woods, MI. Pictured from left to right are: Mr. Fleming, Mary Fisher, Stan Kenton, John Lewis, Tom Gelardi, and Art Hill.
Date: June 7, 1962
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 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