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Close up photo of Jay McShann
Up close photo of Jay McShann's face as he looks to the right of the camera; paper cup and carafe seen below with a blurred background; wearing a polka-dot tie., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington at an honor event
Duke Ellington (left) with unidentified men and women (one African American man); members of the press around seen around them with cameras, and microphones; they are standing by a large stone hearth with modern painting above it., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Genevieve admiring roses Jay McShann sent her
Genevieve seated at her piano, admiring roses from Jay McShann on her birthday; a chair, sofa, and coffee table can be seen behind her., January 15, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: 15 Jan. '70 Admiring my beautiful roses from my daddy Jay (Taken by Jack).
Genevieve and Jack celebrating
Genevieve and Jack dancing in a living room; Genevieve has a purple dress on and wearing pink beads; Jack is wearing a suit jacket., January 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jan. '69 Celebrating the arrival of Stevie from Vietnam, Genevieve & Jack.
Genevieve and Jack seated at the piano
Genevieve and Jack seated together at her piano looking at a letter from Jay McShann; roses McShann sent are on top of the piano., January 15, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: I'd just opened the mailbox - a letter from you (taken by Jerry).
Genevieve making black-eyed peas for New Year's
Genevieve at a kitchen table with a pan, a bottle of whiskey, and a bag of black-eyed peas in her hand; looking up at the camera., December 31, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Doing the "New Years black eyed peas".
Genevieve playing piano
Genevieve playing piano while showing a bit of leg; wearing a black hat; roses sent to her from Jay McShann are on top of the piano., January 15, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: You promised Sugar, that you would not show this! Pls don't it's rather-- well-- some of Jerry's doing. He placed his "Russian hat" on my head.
Genevieve sitting in her living room with a magazine
Genevieve seated in a chair in her living room reading a magazine; a table with a lamp and another chair are beside her and a large window is on the wall beside her., Spring 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay:- Living room #1003-- Spring '70.
Group photo from Vicki's barbeque
Group photo of Vicki, Jack, Judy, Johnetta (last names unknown), taken at Vicki's barbeque; inside and all facing the camera smiling., July 28, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: 28 July '69 Vicki's Bar-B-Qu Vicki, Jack, Judy, Johnette (Vicki has a real short natural & Judy a very full one-- all rather wild).
Group photo with Jay McShann, Porter, and others
Jay McShann (far right), Porter, and two unidentified men and two unidentified women all posing together for a photo by a car parked in front of an unidentified home., September 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group shot with Aaron "T-Bone" Walker, Paul Gunther, Jay McShann, Hal Singer, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson in Paris, France
Group shot (L to R): Aaron "T-Bone" Walker, Paul Gunther, Jay McShann, Hal Singer, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson; Paris, France., 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: to my friend, Jay-Mac-Shann, Paris 1969 -Shering.
Jack and Jerry at Genevieve's on her birthday
Jack and Jerry standing in Genevieve's living room for her birthday; the piano is behind them and Jerry is holding a drink in one hand., January 15, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: 15 Jan. '70 Jack & Jerry.
Jack kissing Jennifer on the head
Jack standing next to Jennifer and giving her a kiss on her head; Jennifer is holding an umbrella; both standing by Genevieve's piano and the roses McShann sent are on top of it., January 15, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jan. '70 Jennifer & Jack.
Jay McShann and Genevieve
Genevieve (last name unknown) and Jay McShann posing for a photo together outside 40 [T]uca Lane, San Francisco., November 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Nov. '69 sun almost down Genevieve & Jay 40 Tuca Lane San Francisco (Your priceless visit).
Jay McShann and Genevieve in front of a Christmas tree
Jay McShann being hugged by Genevieve while standing in front of a silver Christmas tree in an unidentified home., December 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Genevieve standing outside a row of apartment houses in San Francisco
Jay McShann and Genevieve standing on the sidewalk outside a row of apartments in San Francisco; facing the camera and smiling., November 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: San Francisco Nov '69 Genevieve & Jay- 40 [T]uca Lane (I was never so happy!)
Jay McShann and Porter holding up an LP
Jay McShann and Porter holding up an LP between them; standing in front of a car parked in front of an unidentified home., September 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and his father Jesse McShann
Jay McShann posing for a photo by the window with his father Jesse while visiting him in a rest home; both facing the camera and smiling., August 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Aug. '69 "Good Samaritan Rest Home" Dad & Jay.
Jay McShann and three others
Unidentified man and woman, Jay McShann, and Genevieve (last name unknown) pose for a photo together leaning against a car parked in front of an unidentified home; Genevieve is turned to the side to face McShann., September 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Labor Day '69 "Smashed", good the car was there to hold us up!
Jay McShann and unidentified couple
Jay McShann posing for a photo with an unidentified couple beside a car parked in front of an unidentified house., September 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and unidentified man standing by a car
Jay McShann posing for a photo with an unidentified man standing by a car parked in front of an unidentified home; facing the camera and smiling., September 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann entering through a door
Jay McShann entering a house through the door while gesturing with his hands; wearing a suit and hat; unidentified residence., Likely February 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Remember this one? I love it - so typically your "returning" each nite!
Jay McShann giving Zoe a hug
Jay McShann hugging Zoe in her living room; a television set and recliner can be seen; Lincoln, Nebraska., December 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Jay & Zoe Xmas holidays '69, Lincoln, Neb.
Jay McShann posing for a photo
Jay McShann in a suit posing for a photo by a door and furnace grate set into the wall; unidentified residence; hands at his sides facing the camera and smiling., Likely February 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: After your "typical entry".
Jay McShann seated on a sofa with three others
Jay McShann with a cigarette in his mouth seated on a sofa with two unidentified women and an unidentified man seated on the sofa arm; the woman next to McShann also has a cigarette in her hand; all facing the camera., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann shaking hands with Porter
Porter (first name unknown) and Jay McShann exchanging handshake outside a suburban home beside a car just three months before Porter's death on December 8, 1969; another unidentified man can be seen leaving the house behind them., September 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso of photo: Labor Day Sept. '69 Porter & Mac Porter passed 8 dec '69 in San Francisco on his 1st visit here (a fatal heart attack in the helicopter enroute to the air port "headed for home". He'd talked to Mac long distance the previous Fri nite 5 Dec.)
Jay McShann speaking with unidentified man in Geneva
Jay McShann seated and speaking with an unidentified man in sunglasses and holding a pipe; both turned to face the other; Geneva, Switzerland., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Raymond Re, Av. Ernest Hentsch 4, 1207 Genève, [phone].
Jay McShann standing in front of a large cake
Jay McShann wearing a white and blue checked jacket standing in front of a large cake with writing on it; a table with candles and warming trays are to his side and behind him are other dining tables; unknown event or location., Likely May 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Preprinted text from Polaroid on verso.

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