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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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Fans with the band
Jeannie Cheatham, Red Callender, Jimmy Cheatham, Clora Bryant, and Curtis Peagler standing on stage at the Jazz Showcase, Chicago, 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.
High school portrait of Jeannie Evans Cheatham
School portrait of Jeannie Evans Cheatham at age sixteen; she's wearing a light colored dress with a string of pearls and is facing the camera, smiling., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on bottom border of print: Jean Evans, 16 years old, West High School Graduate, Akron, Ohio.
Jazz performance directed by Jimmy Cheatham
Jimmy Cheatham at the right of the photo on stage directing a jazz ensemble of largely white musicians; an unidentified woman is singing into a microphone she's holding; a pianist is to the left of the photo; likely the UCSD Jazz Ensemble., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
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".
Jeannie Cheatham
Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table with a menu and looking over her shoulder at the camera; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham
Portrait of Jeannie Cheatham in a white shirt with body turned slightly to the right and head turned to face the camera., 1977, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Margo Vann Studio [Los Angeles address and phone number]; box reading "Caution use markers intended for resin coated papers only"
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 and Illinois Jacquet
Publicity photo of Jeannie Cheatham seated at the piano with Illinois Jacquet, hand on one hip and holding his saxophone, standing behind her during a jam session on Harbor Island; side view with both facing to the left; other unidentified musicians are seen behind them., 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; Text on bottom border of the first: Jeannie Cheatham (left) Illinois Jacquet (right); Handwritten note on verso of second: Jeanne - Illinois Jacquet.
Jeannie Cheatham and Jay McShann
Jeannie Cheatham seated with Jay McShann at a piano with a microphone in front of them; both are smiling and Jeannie seems to have a Band-Aid on her upper lip., 1982, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bandage on Jeannie is from frying chicken for Jay ; handwritten note on label on verso: Jeannie Cheatham - Jay McShann Flyin' Fryin' Chicken Blues, photo Larry Okmin ; handwritten on photo verso itself: Larry Okmin 1982.
Jeannie Cheatham and Thad Jones
Publicity photo of Thad Jones and Jeannie Cheatham at piano at a concert for the Jazz Society of Lower Southern California; view is from behind Cheatham, wearing a hat and checkered coat, looking at Thad Jones behind the piano holding his trumpet and smiling., 1984, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on bottom border of photo: Thad Jones and Jeannie Cheatham.
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 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 at the piano
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano and singing into a microphone; wearing all red and facing the right of the photo; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham at the piano
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano with a microphone set up next to her; side view of her facing the right of the photo; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago., June 20-25, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham laughing
Jeannie Cheatham seated and laughing; wearing a red outfit; unidentified person's hand is seen at the right of the photo point at her; at the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego., July 5, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Horton Grand 07-05-95 [stylized rose] Jeannie.
Jeannie Cheatham playing piano
Jeannie Cheatham playing a grand piano; photo taken from the end of the piano and facing Jeannie directly; she is looking down at the keys and wearing a caftan and her hair in an afro., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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