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Henry Dewey Birge and Sara Birge
Henry Dewey Birge and Sara Birge
TitleHenry Dewey Birge and Sara Birge
DescriptionPortraits identified in Edmiston's book as Henry Dewey Birge and his wife Sara. Birge was a Nighthawk banjoist in 1924-25.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 324 - Henry Birge was a banjoist for the Nighthawks, leaving for family concerns in 1925 and being replaced by Bill Haid. He died in October 1958 after being struck by a bus. His wife Sara lived to the age of 101, dying in October 1999.
DateCirca 1925
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 9 in. x 12 in.
CollectionFred Edmiston Papers
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,37037
NotesThis photograph appears on page 114 of Edmiston's book "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks." (Courtesy of Cathy Birge Williams.)
LocationSC1-3, Box 1, Folder 10, #16
Local SubjectCoon-Sanders Band
Birge, Henry D.
Birge, Sara
Digital Formatjpeg
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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