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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.
Cheathams receiving an award
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham receiving the African American Musicians Lifetime Achievement Award in San Diego; Hollis Hassell in a red jacket is about to hand the award to them., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: African American Museum Heritage Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award S.D. 2002.
Cheathams with Clora Bryant
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham seated with Clora Bryant on three chairs in a row at 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; Jeannie is in red and side-hugging Clora and Jimmy is in black with a black hat; all facing the camera and smiling; several others are seen behind them, many wearing traditional African dress., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cheathams with friends
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with an unidentified, older white couple at the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego; all are facing the camera and smiling., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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 and the Cheathams
Unidentified woman in royal blue African style dress standing in front of Jeannie Cheatham and they are passing a copy of Jeannie's autobiography between them; on either side of them are Jimmy Cheatham, in a hat, and Clora Bryant, with a pendant shaped like a trumpet; Clora is looking at something out of the photo's frame; at the Zora Neale Hurston Award given by the National Association of Black Storytellers in 2006 in San Diego., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clora Bryant and the Cheathams
Clora Bryant with Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham at a banquet table at the 2006 Zora Neale Hurston Award ceremony of the National Association of Black Storytellers; Clora is wearing a black and white outfit with matching hat; Jeannie is in red and Jimmy is wearing a black hat; they are looking over to the left of the photo and coffee cups are in front of them; held in San Diego, Bryant and the Cheathams were the award winners that year., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clora Bryant and the Cheathams
Clora Bryant with Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham at a banquet table at the 2006 Zora Neale Hurston Award ceremony of the National Association of Black Storytellers; Clora is wearing a black and white outfit with matching hat; Jeannie is in red and Jimmy is wearing a black hat; salads are on the table in front of them; held in San Diego, Bryant and the Cheathams were the award winners that year., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Clora Bryant.
Clora Bryant and the Cheathams with Annjennette McFarlin
Clora Bryant, Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with a conference attendee named Dr. Annjennette McFarlin (seated with the others standing behind her) at 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; Jeannie is in red, Jimmy in black, and Annjennette in black and white; all are facing the camera and smiling., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Discussing Jeannie's book
Unidentified African American woman holding up a copy of Jeannie's autobiography and speaking into a microphone to an unseen audience as part of the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego and the Zora Neale Hurston Award; behind her in the background are Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham and another unidentified African American woman., 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.
Hats and friends
Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with two friends (white man and white woman) one on either side of her; Jeannie and the man are both wearing check patterned hats; all are looking at the camera and smiling; the white woman is wearing a lavender colored shirt., 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.
Hats and friends
Jeannie Cheatham posing for a photo with two friends (white man and white woman) one on either side of her; Jeannie and the man are both wearing check patterned hats; all are looking at the camera and smiling; the white woman is wearing a yellow colored shirt., 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.
Jack Wheaton congratulates Jeannie Cheatham
Jack Wheaton on his way to the stage shaking hands with Jeannie Cheatham seated at a table; at the foot of the stage stairs is a Sierra Nevada beer bottle; 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.
Jack Wheaton playing piano
Jack Wheaton playing piano with a microphone set up near him; playing and speaking at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; facing the right of the photo and taken from a level below him looking up at 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.
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 and George Bohanon
George Bohanon, trombonist, standing with Jeannie Cheatham for a photo at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala; both facing the camera 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.

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