Babs Gonzales
Babs Gonzales with a cigarette looking to the left of the photo., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on photo border: Babs Gonzales.
Bassist Jerry Evans
Jerry Evans with hand on the neck of his bass as if playing; he's wearing a suit and leaning in toward the right., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams Jazz Showcase
Photo of Jimmy Cheatham leading a band at the Musicians Club in Buffalo, New York with Gene Lee in a white jacket singing at a microphone; Jimmy's back is turned away from the camera, looking at the band; saxophone, trombones, Jeannie Cheatham on piano and bass are seen., 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: 'Cheathams' Jazz Showcase Musicians Club - Buffalo, New York; Left to right: Gene Lee/vocalist, Elvin Shepard/Tenor sax, Bob Crump/alto sax, Museyf Shareef/trombone, Eggie Riding/trombone, Jimmy Cheatham/conductor-arranger, Jean Cheatham/piano, Jerry Evans/bass violin, Cubby Copeland/drums, Jimmy Legge/tuba.
Jean Evans publicity photo
Publicity photo of Jean Evans Cheatham for the Colvinaires; head and shoulders portrait of her in a strapless dress with necklace and one hand to her cheek looking halfway to the right., No date; likely early to mid 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Jean Evans, piano, vocals, "The Colvinaires".
Jimmy Cheatham holding a tangerine
Jimmy Cheatham leaning against a car wearing a light colored jacket and holding a tangerine in his hands; automotive signs or banners are behind him., 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on photo: subject: "Tangerine in hand" ; Handwritten text on verso: This was taken in West[?] by Sal [possibly?] Bailey an artist with great acclaim here in Calif. He now resides at the Fairmont Hotel in Frisco. Truly a fine friend. By the way he did a painting of the King & Queen while they were visiting Frisco- also staying at the Fairmont & will be commissioned by them to come to their homeland to do more of same.
Sweets Edison and Illinois Jacquet
Publicity photo of Sweets Edison, holding his trumpet, with Illinois Jacquet, playing his saxophone; Jacquet is seated in a chair and facing toward the left; Edison is also seated and facing forward and looking directly at the camera; both men are in hats., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Print of original publicity photo; includes inscription on photo face: Flying home, To Jimmy and Jeannie from Brother Illinois Jacquet.
Sweets Edison and Illinois Jacquet
Publicity photo of Sweets Edison, holding his trumpet, with Illinois Jacquet, playing his saxophone; Jacquet is seated in a chair and facing toward the left; Edison is also seated and facing forward and looking directly at the camera; both men are in hats., No date; likely 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text at bottom of photo recto: Sweets Edison / Illinois Jacquet; includes inscription on photo face: Flying home, To Jimmy and Jeannie from Brother Illinois Jacquet.
Toddler on the couch
Toddler girl in pigtails wearing all white clothes and shoes seated on a couch next to a blanket; likely the Cheatham's daughter Shirley., 1950s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.