- Memphis Slim's (Peter Chatman) note on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee; text on note reads "Memphis Slim, U.S. Ambassador of Goodwill"., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Note on Beale Street near W.C. Handy's.
Jay McShann Collection
Photographs from the collection of pioneering pianist and vocalist who helped shape the unique style of jazz that emerged out of Kansas City