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At the airport
Members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band posing for a photo while at an airport (Red Callender, Dinky Morris, Ironman Harris, Clora Bryant, Rickey Woodard. Curtis Pegler, Jeannie Cheatham, an unidentified man, and Jimmy Cheatham; Clora and Jimmy are both wearing t-shirts with the Jazz Showcase's logo on them., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Band performing
Members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band (Dinky Morris, Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, unidentified, Curtis Peagler, Rickey Woodard, unidentified, and Ironman Harris) on stage performing at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Cab Calloway and Jeannie Cheatham
Publicity photograph featuring a gesticulating Cab Calloway in a white suit, a clarinet by his side, and Jeannie Cheatham, also in white, seated at a piano and looking over her shoulder back towards Calloway., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; Text on bottom border of first copy: Cab Calloway (left) Jeannie Cheatham (right); Handwritten text on second copy: Jeannie Cheatham - Cab Calloway.
Cab Calloway and Jeannie Cheatham on stage
Cab Calloway on stage directing a band with Jeannie Cheatham playing piano; eleven other band members are shown wearing black and Calloway and Cheatham wearing white; sign on stage behind the band reads "Cab Calloway & orchestra with special guest Chris Calloway; Jeannie is to the left of the photo with her back to the camera and Calloway is to the right turned sideways looking over toward Jeannie; unknown venue., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Front of photo hand signed by Cab Calloway.
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 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.
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 band members
Group portrait of musicians lined up together outside a building; Rickey Woodard, Nolan Smith, Ironman Harris, Dinky Morris, Curtis Peagler, Jeannie & Jimmy Cheatham, Red Callender; Jimmy has his trombone, three others have their saxophones and Red Callender is holding his bass in its case., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped in red ink on verso: Musical staff with the logo "Mr. Jazz"; Handwritten note on label affixed to verso: L-R Ricky Woodard, Nolan Smith (Shaheed), "IronMan" Harris, Dinky Morris, Curtis Pegler, Jeannie Jimmy, George "Red" Callender.
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.
Dinky Morris, Jeannie Cheatham and friend
Dinky Morris and Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table; Jeannie is make a gesture with her arms and looking toward the camera; Morris is seen from the side; standing beside their table and looking at Morris is an older white man in a t-shirt with the Jazz Showcase's logo on it; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Drawing of Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and Big Mama Thornton
Publicity reproduction of a painting featuring portraits of Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and "Big Mama" Thornton arranged against a background of blue brush strokes; all are singing; for the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues"; artists' signature not clear., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten numbering on verso: 023a.
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.
Eubie Blake dancing with Maxine Sullivan on his birthday
Eubie Blake dancing with Maxine Sullivan with jazz musicians playing for them (Billy Taylor, piano ; Max Kaminsky, trumpet ; Tyree Glenn, trombone ; Tony Parenti, clarinet ; Charles McGee (likely) ; Roger Glenn, flute ; Joe Jones, drums) at Blake's 89th birthday party at the Oversea Jazz Club in New York City; behind them is a club banner., February 11 1972, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: Eubie Blakes' 89th birthday party Oversea Jazz Club, N.Y.C. 2/11/72; Maxine, Eubie, Billy Taylor, Max Kafminsky [sic], Tyree Glenn, Tony Parenti, Ch[??] McGee, Roger Glenn, Joe Jones.
Fans with the band
Jeannie Cheatham, Red Callender, Jimmy Cheatham, and Clora Bryant on stage at the Jazz Showcase, Chicago, with an unidentified group of African American girls., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fans with the band
Jeannie Cheatham, Jimmy Cheatham, Dinky Moore, and Curtis Peagler on stage with an unidentified group of people including one woman holding a toddler in her arms; a sign for the Jazz Showcase is above them., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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