Pages

By a koi pond
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham standing together with an unidentified Japanese man for a photo beside a large koi pond with tree branches shading them from the sun; in Japan., 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a picture taken by a second photographer; they are facing that camera to the right of the photo; other people and part of a trumpet can be seen., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams and Rickey Woodard
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham (middle and right) posing for a photo with Rickey Woodard (left) at a concert of his; all facing the camera and smiling; unidentified venue., May 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Rickey's concert 5/95 [Jeannie's signature that includes an initial drawing of a rose].
Cheathams and friend
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with an unidentified African American man in a hotel lobby; part of a luggage cart and the front doors can be seen behind them along with an exit sign., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams and friends
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham with unidentified group of standing on a stair landing outside a house or apartment; all looking at the camera and smiling., November 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Date stamp on photo: NOV 61.
Cheathams and others at a restaurant
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham with Rickey Woodard and several Japanese men eating at a row of tables in a restaurant in Japan., 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams receiving an award
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham receiving the African American Musicians Lifetime Achievement Award in San Diego; Hollis Hassell in a red jacket is about to hand the award to them., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: African American Museum Heritage Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award S.D. 2002.
Cheathams with Clora Bryant
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham seated with Clora Bryant on three chairs in a row at the Zora Neale Hurston Award given by the National Association of Black Storytellers in 2006 in San Diego; Clora is wearing a black and white outfit with matching hat with a pendant in the shape of a trumpet; Jeannie is in red and side-hugging Clora and Jimmy is in black with a black hat; all facing the camera and smiling; several others are seen behind them, many wearing traditional African dress., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams with Mel Lewis and Jay McShann
Mel Lewis, Jeannie Cheatham, Jay McShann, and Jimmy Cheatham all standing together outside of a white luxury car in a parking lot for a photo; Jimmy is carrying a stack of papers in one hand; hills can be seen behind them., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams with friends
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with an unidentified, older white couple at the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego; all are facing the camera and smiling., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clora Bryant and the Cheathams
Unidentified woman in royal blue African style dress standing in front of Jeannie Cheatham and they are passing a copy of Jeannie's autobiography between them; on either side of them are Jimmy Cheatham, in a hat, and Clora Bryant, with a pendant shaped like a trumpet; Clora is looking at something out of the photo's frame; at the Zora Neale Hurston Award given by the National Association of Black Storytellers in 2006 in San Diego., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clora Bryant and the Cheathams
Clora Bryant with Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham at a banquet table at the 2006 Zora Neale Hurston Award ceremony of the National Association of Black Storytellers; Clora is wearing a black and white outfit with matching hat; Jeannie is in red and Jimmy is wearing a black hat; they are looking over to the left of the photo and coffee cups are in front of them; held in San Diego, Bryant and the Cheathams were the award winners that year., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clora Bryant and the Cheathams
Clora Bryant with Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham at a banquet table at the 2006 Zora Neale Hurston Award ceremony of the National Association of Black Storytellers; Clora is wearing a black and white outfit with matching hat; Jeannie is in red and Jimmy is wearing a black hat; salads are on the table in front of them; held in San Diego, Bryant and the Cheathams were the award winners that year., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Clora Bryant.
Clora Bryant and the Cheathams with Annjennette McFarlin
Clora Bryant, Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with a conference attendee named Dr. Annjennette McFarlin (seated with the others standing behind her) at the Zora Neale Hurston Award given by the National Association of Black Storytellers in 2006 in San Diego; Clora is wearing a black and white outfit with matching hat with a pendant in the shape of a trumpet; Jeannie is in red, Jimmy in black, and Annjennette in black and white; all are facing the camera and smiling., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clora Bryant, Jeannie Cheatham, Melba Liston, Britt Woodman
Clora Bryant, Jeannie Cheatham seated side by side on conference room chairs next to Melba Liston in a wheelchair with Britt Woodman standing beside them for a photograph; other people can be seen milling around behind them., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo's bottom edge: Clora Bryant, Jeannie Cheatham, Melba Liston, and Britt Woodman.
Discussing Jeannie's book
Unidentified African American woman holding up a copy of Jeannie's autobiography and speaking into a microphone to an unseen audience as part of the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego and the Zora Neale Hurston Award; behind her in the background are Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham and another unidentified African American woman., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dorothy Donegan playing piano
Dorothy Donegan playing piano; only part of her hands and the piano are seen; she's facing to the right and wearing a green-striped dress., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Dorothy Donegan, photo - Gail Jacobson.
Earl Fatha Hines holding a microphone
Earl "Fatha" Hines in a light colored suit with polka-dot tie on stage holding a microphone and smiling., No date; likely early 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscription on photo recto: To Jeannie Earl Fatha Hines; handwritten text on photo border: Earl Hines to Jeannie- South Bend, Ind.; 2 copies.
Enjoying time outside
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham seated on a covered lawn swing with two unidentified men in lawn chairs enjoying drinks and leisure time; hedges and trees behind them., November 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Date stamp on photo: NOV 61.
Group photo with Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham
Group photo of an unidentified jazz band sitting for a formal portrait and including Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham; Jimmy is holding his trombone and Jeannie is seated at a piano the others are gathered around; all looking forward at the camera and all holding their instruments., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hats and friends
Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with two friends (white man and white woman) one on either side of her; Jeannie and the man are both wearing check patterned hats; all are looking at the camera and smiling; the white woman is wearing a lavender colored shirt., No date; likely 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's date on verso 02/03/07.
Hats and friends
Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with two friends (white man and white woman) one on either side of her; Jeannie and the man are both wearing check patterned hats; all are looking at the camera and smiling; the white woman is wearing a yellow colored shirt., No date; likely 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Developer's date on verso 02/03/07.
Jack Wheaton congratulates Jeannie Cheatham
Jack Wheaton on his way to the stage shaking hands with Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table; at the foot of the stage stairs is a Sierra Nevada beer bottle; at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala., September 26, 2009, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: © Grace Bell ; photo by Grace Bell.
Jack Wheaton playing piano
Jack Wheaton playing piano with a microphone set up near him; playing and speaking at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; facing the right of the photo and taken from a level below him looking up at him., September 26, 2009, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: © Grace Bell ; photo by Grace Bell.
Jay McShann playing piano
Jay McShann playing piano and looking down at the keys with a microphone mounted near him; photo taken from the other end of the piano between the lid and the insides of the piano., 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's signature on verso: Larry Okmin 1982.
Jay McShann with the Cheathams
Jay McShann, laughing, with Jeannie Cheatham beside him and Jimmy Cheatham in a white hat behind them; all are looking at the camera and Jay's head is tilted to the side., No date; likely 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann with the Cheathams beside a car
Jay McShann, in a blue suit with red and blue tie, Jeannie Cheatham with a straw hat, and Jimmy Cheatham in all white and a white hat, all standing together for a photo beside a large beige colored car; all facing the camera and smiling., 1986, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten date on lower right hand corner of the photo: 1986.
Jay McShann with the Cheathams beside a car
Jay McShann, in a suit and tie, Jeannie Cheatham with a straw hat, and Jimmy Cheatham in all white and a white hat, all standing together for a photo beside a large light colored car; all facing the camera and smiling., 1986, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note at lower right hand corner of the photo: 1986, The Cheathams & Jay McShann.

Pages