Title: Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident

Description: View 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..."

Date: May 1923

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 5 in. x 7 in.

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

Notes: This 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.

Location: SC1-3, Box 1, Folder 21, #97

Subject: Musicians; Music ensembles; Bands;

Local Subject: Coon-Sanders Band; Nighthawks;

Digital Format: jpeg

Barcode: 10017914

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

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