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.
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.
Jeannie Cheatham with her award
Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham receiving the Zora Neale Hurston Award given by the National Association of Black Storytellers in 2006 in San Diego; Jeannie is holding the award with Jimmy beside her; on either side of them are two unidentified Women in traditional African dress., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Men with djembes
Four unidentified African American men in traditional African dress seated in a row with large djembe drums 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.
Storyteller
Unidentified woman in light blue traditional African dress seated in front of microphone with a book in her lap telling a story; at the Annual National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in 2006 in San Diego; facing toward the left of the photo., November 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Women with shekere
Three unidentified African American Women in traditional African dresses (gold and black; red ; blue) standing around a conference dinner table holding large shekere 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.