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Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident
TitleCoon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident
DescriptionView of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks cars being pulled from the mud by horses near Odessa, Missouri. They were on tour traveling to Chicago, Illinois. Sanders captioned this photo in his scrapbook: "Mired to the guards near Odessa, Mo., we had miles of this to battle. Seven cars made the trip..."
DateMay 1923
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 117 of Edmiston's book "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks." It can be found in SC1, Box 6.1, Joe Sanders Scrapbook A, p. 3 (photocopies) with commentary by Sanders. Edmiston placed the date of this photo as mid-May, 1923 in his book, but labeled the photograph on the back as mid-1924.
LocationSC1-3, Box 1, Folder 21, #97
Music ensembles
Local SubjectCoon-Sanders Band
Digital Formatjpeg
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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