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Bob Boss and his guitar
Bob Boss pausing for a photo while holding his guitar and smiling; tables and other people can be seen behind him; 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.
Bob Boss and his guitar
Bob Boss playing guitar on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; looking toward the right of the photo., 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.
Carolyn and Richard Grant
Carolyn Grant, director of the Museum of Making Music standing with her husband Richard Grant; at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham held at the museum., 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.
Claudia Russell at the microphone
Claudia Russell, emcee, speaking in front of a microphone at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; a drum set is beside her., 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.
Clora Bryant with her award plaque
Clora Bryant standing with upraised arms and holding her plaque for winning 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; she is looking to the left while behind her an unidentified woman in blue traditional African dress is adjusting a microphone; two other unidentified Women , one also in African dress, are also seen behind Bryant., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Conference attendees
Unidentified African American man and woman seated side by side at the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego; the man is wearing a black suit and the woman a black dress; another unidentified woman in lavender colored traditional African dress is see behind them., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Conference speaker
Unidentified African American man in black African traditional dress speaking into a microphone and pointing; at the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Drew Cady and Monica Ball at the microphone
Drew Cady and Monica Ball speaking together at a microphone on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both are laughing and looking toward the middle left of the photo., 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.
Empty stage
Stage Set Up at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; drum set and other instruments seen along with a projected sign reading "Jeannie Cheatham & The Sweet Baby Blues Band"., 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.
George Bohanon playing trombone
George Bohanon playing a muted trombone at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Nolan Smith is visible beside 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.
Grace Bell taking a photograph
Grace Bell taking a photograph, camera to her face, while laughing; other audience members can be seen behind her; 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., Stamp on verso: ©Grace Bell.
Jack and Jeannie Wheaton applauding
Jack and Jeannie Wheaton seated in the audience and applauding the finale 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.
Jeannie Cheatham and Bob Boss
Jeannie Cheatham seated at the piano with a microphone beside her looking out into the audience and smiling; behind her can be seen Bob Boss with guitar; on stage 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.
Jeannie Cheatham and Bob Boss
Jeannie Cheatham at piano and Bob Boss playing guitar beside her on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Cheatham is looking out at the audience and smiling., 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.
Jeannie Cheatham and Bob Boss
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano (facing right) with a microphone in front of her and Bob Boss playing guitar beyond her 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.
Jeannie Cheatham at the piano
Jeannie Cheatham seated at the piano at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; photo taken from the end of the piano and only Cheatham's head is visible., 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.
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano with a microphone set up in front of her; side view of her facing the left of the photo and from a lower level looking up; 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.
Jeannie Cheatham taking a bow
Jeannie Cheatham standing beside the piano, about to take a bow at the end of "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; also seen are Bob Boss with his guitar and Richard Reid and his double bass., 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.
Jeannie Cheatham's childhood home
Photograph of the exterior of the house in Akron, Ohio that Jeannie Cheatham grew up in; one story, painted brown with gas grill and other appliances around., No date; likely 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on label attached to photo's face: The Little House Akron Ohio.
Jeannie Cheatham's friend Cheryl Brown
Cheryl Brown, longtime friend of Jeannie Cheatham, standing on stage with part of a drum set visible behind her as well as a sign reading "Jeannie Cheatham & the Sweet Baby Blues Band" ; 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.
Jeannie Cheatham, Bob Boss, and the rest of the Sweet Baby Blues Band
Jeannie Cheatham at the piano with Bob Boss playing guitar next to her with the rest of the Sweet Baby Blues Band playing beyond them at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; Cheatham's back is to the camera., 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.
Jeff Clayton and George Bohanon
Jeff Clayton (saxophone) with George Bohanon (trombone) behind him on stage 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.
Jeff Clayton playing saxophone
Jeff Clayton playing saxophone 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.
Jeff Clayton, Louis Taylor, John Stephens
Jeff Clayton (saxophone), Louis Taylor (clarinet) and John Stephens (saxophone) performing on stage 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.
Jimmy Cheatham
Jimmy Cheatham in a black outfit and hat with several necklaces and rings on laughing and looking to the right; at the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jimmy Cheatham and friends
Jimmy Cheatham posing for a photo with four other, unidentified, people; two white Women , a white man and an African American man; all are looking at the camera and smiling., 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.
Jimmy Cheatham posing with his trombone
Jimmy Cheatham posing for a portrait with his trombone; he's wearing a hat and all black clothes with two large rings; facing the camera and smiling., 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Meredith French Photography, San Diego, CA 92103 © [handwritten] 2001.
Joe Lammond with microphone
Joe Lammond, President and CEO of NAMM, holding a microphone to his mouth at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; a drum set and other instruments are seen behind 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.

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