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Big Mama Willie Mae Thornton
Big Mama Thornton holding a microphone close to her face; wearing a cowboy hat, pinstripe suit jacket and looking at the camera smiling., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on bottom border of photo: Big Mama Willie Mae Thornton.
Buddy Collette and Calvin Jackson
Buddy Collette playing saxophone with Calvin Jackson seen beside him at the Cheathams' Jam Session; Collette is facing the left of the photo., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Buddy Collette - Calvin Jackson at the Cheatham's Jam Session.
Curtis Peagler playing saxophone
Curtis Peagler playing saxophone in a club; wearing a white jacket and sunglasses with others partially seen behind him and a string of lights above him; turned to the left of the photo;, No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dinky Morris performing
Dinky Morris playing saxophone; another unidentified man's face is behind him; facing the right of the photograph; unknown venue., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Dinky Morris.
Dinky Morris with Jimmy Cheatham and others
Jimmy Cheatham (trombone), Dinky Morris (saxophone) playing with two unidentified trombonists and a scarcely seen drummer in front of a fireplace at an unknown venue., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Dinky Morris - Jimmy.
Janice Robinson playing trombone
Janice Robinson playing trombone with a mute at University of Wisconsin; turned to the left of the photo., October 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Norman Lenburg, News and Publications Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Handwritten note on verso: 7510-148-20.
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
Jeannie Cheatham standing for a photo against a light colored brick wall; facing the camera and smiling., 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham on the street outside Radio City Music Hall
Jeannie Cheatham standing on the street outside of the marquee for Radio City Music Hall in New York; various pedestrians can be seen behind her as well as a store front on the right of the photo., 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jeannie Cheatham walking among tables
Jeannie Cheatham walking amongst a crowded group of tables with a glass of wine or brandy in one hand; wearing white clothes and facing the camera., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Mary Jones 435-6486.
Jeannie Cheatham with Janice Robinson
Jeannie Cheatham standing next to Janice Robinson in Madison, Wisconsin; Robinson is holding a glass of something and a telephone is seen on the wall behind them., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on verso: Jeannie - Janice Robinson.
Jeannie Cheatham with eyes closed
Close up portrait of Jeannie Cheatham showing the head only; she's facing to the left with head tilted and eyes closed., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's label on verso: © Bradley Smith, 5858 Desert View Dr., La Jolla, CA, 92037 [phone number cut off].
Jeannie Cheatham's grandmother
Hattie Daniels Smart, Jeannie Cheatham's grandmother, aged 92; professional portrait; she's facing the camera with a slight smile and wearing a white hat., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo's border: Hattie Daniels Smart Grandma 92 years.
Jeannie Cheatham, Grover Mitchell, and Jimmy Cheatham
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham posing for a photo with Grover Mitchell between them with his arms around them; Jeannie and Grover are looking ahead at the camera and Jimmy has his eyes closed and head turned toward Jeannie., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Jeannie Cheatham, Grover Mitchell, Jimmy Cheatham.
Jimmy Cheatham at his desk
Jimmy Cheatham seated at his desk in Madison; it, along with the wall and shelf behind him, are covered in papers; he's facing the camera and smiling., July 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: N. Lowry July 1975-Madison.
Jimmy Cheatham directing the UCSD Jazz Ensemble
Jimmy Cheatham directing UCSD's Jazz Ensemble; he's standing on a set of steps and facing and pointing the left; behind him several members of the ensemble are seen seated behind music stands., No date; likely 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Please return picture to: SOLOMON, Music Dept. B-026, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Ca. 92093; typewritten label reads: Jimmy Cheatham, bass trombone, Jazz Ensemble, UCSD Music Department.
Jimmy Cheatham on stage with Pat Wick
Jimmy Cheatham on stage with Pat Wick with a microphone between them at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Cheatham is holding some papers in one hand; Wick is wearing a printed t-shirt., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on label on verso: Jimmy Cheatham and Pat Wick U.W. Madison, Wisconsin; handwritten note on verso: Photo by LeRoy.
Jimmy Cheatham on stage with a boy
Jimmy Cheatham on stage with an unidentified young African American boy in a white knitted sweater; the boy is likely between 9 and 11 years old; Cheatham is holding onto a microphone and wearing a vest over a white turtleneck sweater., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jimmy Cheatham playing trombone
Jimmy Cheatham playing trombone using a beret as a mute in front of a microphone; behind him a drum set is seen; he's facing forward to the camera., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jimmy Cheatham seated with trombone and shell
Jimmy Cheatham playing trombone while seated and facing the right; he's wearing a hat, using a mute, and has a large sea shell at his feet; a set of wires is hanging next to him leading up into the ceiling., 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jimmy Cheatham seated with trombone and shell (variant)
Jimmy Cheatham playing trombone while seated and facing the right; he's wearing a hat, using a mute, and has a large sea shell at his feet; a set of wires is hanging next to him leading up into the ceiling; variant portrait with differing contrast., 1979, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Stamped on verso: Photo by Grace Bell.
Jimmy Cheatham singing into a microphone
Jimmy Cheatham singing into a microphone he's holding in one hand close to his mouth; he's facing front and looking slightly upward., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jimmy Cheatham with Janice Robinson backstage
Jimmy Cheatham (left) speaking with Janice Robinson (right) in a backstage dressing room at a concert at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; a trombone is on a dressing table with mirror behind them; unidentified man is leaning against the table., October 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Norman Lenburg, News and Publication Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison; handwritten numbering on verso above stamp: 7510-152-36; handwritten note on verso: L-R Jimmy ? Janice Robinson.
Jimmy Cheatham with Papa Jo Jones and Jackie Williams
Jimmy Cheatham (center) standing at a bar with Papa Jo Jones (left) and Jackie Williams (likely); a glass of alcohol is on the bar and many bottle are lined up behind the bar with a three rows of dollar bills running the length of the bar overhead., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: photo by Martin Cohen; Handwritten text on verso: Papa Jo Jones, Jimmy.
Jimmy Cheatham with teenager
Jimmy Cheatham standing next to an unidentified teenage African American boy wearing a light jacket and printed t-shirt; both are looking at the camera and Cheatham is wearing a hat., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jimmy Cheatham with trombone
Jimmy Cheatham with trombone to his mouth, unconventional mute, wide eyes, and one finger raised to his mouth in a shushing gesture; staring forward at the camera; microphone in front of him., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jimmy Cheatham, Thad Jones, and Mel Lewis
View from behind and offstage of Jimmy Cheatham with Thad Jones and Mel Lewis on stage standing amid a tangle of wires in Madison, Wisconsin; Jones has his arm around Lewis and is laughing; audience members in the auditorium can be seen., October 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Photo by Norman Lenburg, News and Publication Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison; handwritten numbering on verso above stamp: 7510-147-6.
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham together; photo from the shoulders up, both facing the camera and smiling., 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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