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.
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.
Jo Jones
Jo Jones playing drums and laughing; photo taken from a point lower than Jones and is seen over a cymbal., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: Jo Jones--P. Hoeffler/CTSImages.
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.