Title: Frank M. "Pop" Estep

Description: Portrait identified as Frank M. "Pop" Estep, bass player for the Nighthawks.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 326-7 - Frank "Pop" Estep was born in Adrian, Missouri, in 1878. He played bass with the Nighthawks from late 1922 or early 1923 until late 1927 or early 1928. He eventually moved to California and died in 1949.

Date: Circa 1927

Item Type: Postcard, b/w, 3 1/2 in. x 5 1/2 in.

Collection: Fred Edmiston Papers
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,37037

Notes: This photograph appears on page 176 of Edmiston's book "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks." (Courtesy of Claude and Ruth Anderson.)

Location: SC1-3, Box 1, Folder 10, #10

Subject: Musicians;

Local Subject: Coon-Sanders Band; Nighthawks; Estep, Pop;

Digital Format: jpeg

Barcode: 10017810

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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