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[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Performing on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of a North Texas State College jazz ensemble performing on a stage. The group of nineteen white men are arranged on the stage in front of a wide curtain. Three raked rows of five men are sitting behind music stands while wielding a variety of (mostly brass) instruments. Behind the furthest and highest row, one man plays a double bass while another sits at a drum set. On the floor to the left, a man sits at a piano and another man stands behind him. Both of these men are turned away from the camera. At the edge of the stage on the right stands three microphones. Two lists of the performers and their instruments have been handwritten onto the bottom and back of the photo.
Date: 1948
Creator: Don Brink Studios
Item Type: Photograph

School of Music Program Book 1946-1947

Description: Fall/Spring performances program book from the 1946-1947 school year at the North Texas State College School of Music.
Date: 1947
Creator: North Texas State College. School of Music.
Item Type: Book

School of Music Program Book 1947-1948

Description: Fall/Spring performances program book from the 1947-1948 school year at the North Texas State College School of Music.
Date: 1948
Creator: North Texas State College. School of Music.
Item Type: Book

School of Music Program Book 1948-1949

Description: Fall/Spring performances program book from the 1948-1949 school year at the North Texas State College School of Music.
Date: 1949
Creator: North Texas State College. School of Music.
Item Type: Book

Stan Kenton

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton, wearing a striped suit and standing in front of a dark wall with his arms raised. Imprint on the back: Capitol Records, Hollywood Master.
Date: April 1946
Creator: Mihn, Charlie
Item Type: Photograph

Stan Kenton at Capitol Records' pressing plant

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton and a group of men at Capitol Records pressing plant. The group is standing around a piece of machinery. They are, from left to right: an unknown capitol plant worker; Jerry Duane (of Pastels vocal group); Eddie Safranski; Shelly Manne; unknown (possibly a Pastels member); Kenton; Pete Rugolo (arr); George Morte (bandboy); and unknown (possibly a Pastels member).
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Stan Kenton at Earl Carroll's Theatre]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with chorus girls at Earl Carroll's Theatre in Hollywood. They are seated on a flight of stairs, with Kenton in the center surrounded by the girls. On the back: Stan when he was conducting band at Erroll [sic] Carroll's nightclub in Hollywood; sometime in early '40's.
Date: November 1945
Creator: Mihn, Charlie
Item Type: Photograph

[Stan Kenton at Earl Carroll's Theatre]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with chorus girls at Earl Carroll's Theatre in Hollywood. Kenton is seating next to an upright piano and the girls are gathered around him; one of the girls has her foot on his lap. On the back: Stan and Erroll [sic] Carroll showgirls; Stan conducted orchestra; taken sometime in early '40's.
Date: November 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Stan Kenton at Earl Carroll's Theatre]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with unidentified man and chorus girls at Earl Carroll's theater in Hollywood Kenton is shaking hands with the other gentleman and the girls are standing behind them on a flight of stairs.
Date: November 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Stan Kenton with bandleader Charlie Barnet]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with fellow bandleader Charlie Barnet in Hollywood. Barnet is seated at a desk and holding a sheet of paper while Kenton leans over to read it. Various objects are visible on the desk and there are windows behind them.
Date: 1949
Creator: Capitol Records
Item Type: Photograph

Stan Kenton and unidentified man

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton and an unidentified man standing together next to a microphone. Members of the band are visible in the background.
Date: February 1945
Creator: Todd Studios
Item Type: Photograph

[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