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[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Performing at Perrin Field Air Base]

Description: Photograph of the 1952-1953 North Texas State College Laboratory Dance Band performing at Perrin Field Air Base in Texas. The group of young men are situation on a stage behind music desks and a standing microphone. Club signs and a painting of a man in a suit with a woman decorate the wall behind them. To the left of the photo, a young woman, in a dress sits by a potted plant.
Date: April 20, 1953

[Shirley Murray on Stage at Perrin Field Air Force Base]

Description: Photograph of Shirley Murray and the North Texas State College Laboratory Dance Band performing on stage at Perrin Air Force Base in Texas. She is wearing a floral pattern dress and singing into a microphone while musicians are playing their brass instruments behind her. Gene Hall is conducting the band in the background of the photo to the right. A spade shaped tear mars the photo just left of its center, obscuring part of Murray's dress. A handwritten note at the bottom of the photo says "Shirley Murray - Perrin Field Air Force Base - 4/20/53."
Date: April 20, 1953

Lab Band - 1952-53

Description: Photograph of the 1952-1953 North Texas State College Laboratory Dance Band. Their director, Gene Hall, stands on the left side of the photo and addresses the young men who are arranged around music stands and playing a variety of instruments. A wide curtain serves as a background. "1953" is handwritten on the bottom of the photograph. Further handwriting appears on the back of the picture notes that this is a photograph of the Lab Band taken on April 1, 1953, and then lists the people as they appear from left to right.
Date: April 1, 1953
Creator: North Texas State College. News Service.

[Photograph of Gene Hall Interview with WFAA-TV Channel 8]

Description: Photograph of Gene Hall being interviewed by a younger man while a WFAA-TV Channel 8 camera is focused on them. Hall stands in front of a stool to the left while facing the camera. He is wearing a dark suit and glasses. His hands are folded in front of him. A younger man in a lighter suit faces Hall from the middle of the photo with his arms crossed over his chest. To the lower right stands a boxy film camera with the words "WFAA-TV" and "channel 8" stenciled on its side in white lettering.
Date: 195u

[Photograph of Gene Hall and the Laboratory Dance Band on the Teenage Downbeat Program]

Description: Photograph of Gene Hall and the Laboratory Dance Band performing on the Teenage Downbeat program. In the far left, a man sits at a piano. To the right, the bespectacled and middle aged Gene Hall stands at a microphone. The next person to the right is a man in dark glasses playing a double bass. To his right is a smiling and bespectacled drummer. The rest of the band members are arranged in three inclined rows of desks and playing a variety of brass instruments. Two large records hang on the wall in the background. The lower record partially covers the other and bears the words "Teenage Downbeat." College pennants hang on either side of the set.
Date: 195u
Creator: Pollard, Earnest F.

Five-Front Group on the Steve Allen Tonight Show

Description: Photographs of the Five Front jazz combo band on the Steve Allen Show. In the top photograph, nine men stand in a line. Gene Hall is the fifth man from the left, and he is wearing a dark suit and glasses. Steve Allen stands next to him on the right, wearing a gingham shirt, ribbon necktie, and slacks that have been tucked into cowboy boots. The bottom photograph shows the band members performing on a mat atop a dirt floor. Most of the suited young men are seated behind music stands. Onlookers can be seen milling about in the background behind a white fence.
Date: April 1956

[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Performing at Perrin Field Air Base]

Description: Photograph of the 1952-1953 North Texas State College Laboratory Dance Band performing at Perrin Field Air Base in Texas. The group of young men are situation on a stage behind music desks and a standing microphone. Club signs and a painting of a man in a suit with a woman decorate the wall behind them. To the left of the photo, a young woman, in a dress sits by a potted plant. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph identify the band members, their instruments, and the young woman (Shirley Murray).
Date: April 20, 1953

[Beverly Watson at Perrin Field Air Force Base]

Description: Photograph of Beverly Watson and the North Texas State College Laboratory Dance Band performing on stage at Perrin Air Force Base in Texas. She is wearing a white blouse and dark skirt and is singing into a microphone while musicians are playing a guitar and saxophone behind her. Handwritten text beneath the photo says "Beverly Watson - Perrin Field Air Base 1-12-53."
Date: January 12, 1953
Creator: United States. Air Force.

[Toscanini and Gillis]

Description: Photograph of three men identified as Don Gillis (far right), Arturo Toscanini (middle) and an unidentified man on the far left. Gillis is wearing a light-colored suit and the other two men are wearing dark clothing. There appear to be music stands organized behind them.
Date: unknown

[Full-Length Portrait of Stan Kenton]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton wearing a suit, striped tie and handkerchief, standing in front of a blank wall with one hand in his pocket.
Date: unknown

[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.

[Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Microphone]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton in front of a microphone either in pain or trying to think of something. A caption written on a notecard reads, "Oh, Stan, The man from the Bureau of Internal Revenue is here!"
Date: unknown
Creator: Herman Leonard

[Sheet of Photographs of Stan Kenton]

Description: Proof sheet of twelve portraits of Stan Kenton wearing a suit or white shirt and tie, kneeling and standing in front of a blank wall, pretending to conduct in various lighting.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sid Avery & Associates

[Photographs of Stan Kenton]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton sitting behind a desk in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. On the right side of the photograph, sound equipment is visible on the other side of a large glass window.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hawkins, Merle

[Photographs of Stan Kenton]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton wearing a suit; he is seated in a recliner and reading a book. There is a small table next to the chair and a piano partially visible behind him.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Stan Kenton]

Description: Portrait of Stan Kenton wearing a dark-colored suit, tie and posing with one hand on his chin.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Stan Kenton]

Description: Portrait of Stan Kenton wearing a suit and tie. Kenton is turning his head to the right to face the camera.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Stan Kenton]

Description: Portrait of Stan Kenton wearing a suit and tie. Kenton is looking away from the camera with a wistful expression.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Stan Kenton]

Description: Portrait of Stan Kenton wearing a suit and tie against a light background. Kenton is smiling and looking at the camera.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of Stan Kenton]

Description: The photograph is of Stan Kenton against a blank background smiling and looking at the camera in a dark colored suit.
Date: unknown