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.
Jeannie Cheatham arm in arm with Sippie Wallace and Big Mama Thornton
Jeannie Wallace (right), standing arm in arm on stage with "Big Mama" Thornton (center), and Sippie Wallace (left); Thornton and Wallace both are wearing hats; Cheatham and Thornton are both looking at something to the left; unidentified, white bassist and parts of other musicians seen behind them; part of the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues"., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jeannie Cheatham with Sippie Wallace
Jeannie Cheatham standing next to a piano on stage while looking over at Sippie Wallace in a hat standing and singing in front of a microphone; part of a drum set and an unidentified, seated, white bassist is seen behind them; part of the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues"., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jeannie Cheatham with Sippie Wallace
Jeannie Cheatham seated at a piano on stage while looking over at Sippie Wallace in a hat standing in front of a microphone and looking to the right; part of a drum set and an unidentified, seated, white bassist is seen behind them; part of the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues"., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and Big Mama Thornton
Sippie Wallace on stage with Big Mama Thornton and Jeannie Cheatham with Jimmy Cheatham and his trombone standing behind them; Big Mama Thornton is speaking into a microphone she's holding in her hand; part of the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues"., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and Big Mama Thornton
Publicity photo for the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues" featuring a performance shot of Jeannie Cheatham seated at a piano looking over at Sippie Wallace, wearing a hat, and "Big Mama" Thornton, also in a hat, holding a microphone; unidentified musicians and a drum set seen behind them., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo borders: Three Generations of the Blues [top]; Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, "Big Mama" Thornton [sic].
Jeannie Cheatham, Sippie Wallace, and Big Mama Thornton
Sippie Wallace on stage with Big Mama Thornton and Jeannie Cheatham with Jimmy Cheatham and his trombone standing behind them and an unidentified white musician with a beard seated to the left; part of the KPBS special "Three Generations of the Blues"., 1983, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.