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Joe Sanders and Orville Knapp
Joe Sanders and Orville Knapp
TitleJoe Sanders and Orville Knapp
DescriptionExterior view of reeds player Orville Knapp on the left and Joe Sanders on the right. Sanders captions the photo in his scrapbook: "A great picture of Knapp, engaged in an old Swedish custom with me."

According to Edmiston's book, p. 328 - "Orville Knapp played reeds...After he left Coon-Sanders in the summer of 1925, he eventually clicked with his own band that he started in 1934." His career was cut short when the airplane he was piloting crashed on July 16, 1936, near Boston, Massachusetts.
DateSeptember 1924
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 5 in. x 7 in.
CollectionFred Edmiston Papers
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,37037
NotesThis photograph appears on page 128 of Edmiston's book "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks." It can be found in SC1, Box 6.1, Joe Sanders Scrapbook A, p. 7 (photocopies) with commentary by Sanders.
LocationSC1-3, Box 1, Folder 21, #96
Music ensembles
Local SubjectCoon-Sanders Band
Sanders, Joe
Knapp, Orville
Digital Formatjpeg
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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