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1. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks 1923 Interior view of group gathered around Joe Sanders at the piano, location not given. Identified in Edmiston's book - Left to right, Nick Musilino, John Thiell, Harold Thiell, Orville Knapp, Pop Estep,...

2. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks 1924 Identified in Edmiston's book as "Joe's 'Nighthawk Pyramid,' depot in Iowa City, Iowa, about 20 September 1924." People are identified on top as: Dewey Birge (banjo), Orville Knapp (alto sax), John Thiell...

3. Carleton Coon and Orville Knapp Carleton Coon and Orville Knapp 1925 View of Carleton Coon pushing a wheel barrow with Orville Knapp seated in it. Location is Niles, Michigan, taken while the band was on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "Orville undergoing...

4. Coon-Sanders Band Coon-Sanders Band 1925 Exterior view of Coon-Sanders Band. Identified in Fred Edmiston's book The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks as left to right: Bill Haid, John Thiell, Joe Richolson, Joe Sanders, Carleton Coon, Orville Knapp, Harold...

5. Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks 1926 Interior view identified as "Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks. America's Premier Radio Orchestra." Identified on the back by Fred Edmiston as: Backrow, left to right: Carleton Coon, Joe Sanders, and Pop...

6. Carleton Coon's Car Carleton Coon's Car 1926 Exterior view of car identified as Carleton Coon's Hudson. The man standing by the car may be Joe Sanders. Captioned in Sanders scrapbook as: "Enroute to Chicago in Coonie's Hudson, Apr. 30, '26."

7. El Patio Dancing Hall El Patio Dancing Hall 1931 Exterior, front view of the El Patio Dancing hall located at Lakeside Park, Denver, Colorado. Sanders captioned photo as found in SC1, Scrapbook A, p. 67: "Where we smashed all records, giving Isham Jones...

8. Eula Coon Stookey and Others Eula Coon Stookey and Others 1961 Written on envelope that contained the negative: "Eula Coon Stookey (Coonie's widow), Hilda Rettberg, Franklin Stookey, Columbia, Mo., July, 1961."

9. Eula Coon Stookey and Others Eula Coon Stookey and Others 1961 Written on envelope that contained the negative: "Eula Coon Stookey (Coonie's widow), Hilda Rettberg, Franklin Stookey, Columbia, Mo., July, 1961."

10. Joe Sanders Collection Exhibit Joe Sanders Collection Exhibit 1965 Interior view of Joe Sanders Collection exhibit held at the Kansas City Public Library, Art and Music Department, Fall, 1965. This view features the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks and includes pages from the...

11. Southwest High School, Kansas City, Missouri Southwest High School, Kansas City, Missouri 1979 Exterior, street level view of Southwest High School located at 65th and Wornall in Kansas City, Missouri. John Coon, son of Carleton Coon, wrote on the back of the photograph, "Dad went to high school...

12. Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra April 1923 According to Edmiston's book, this view of the group was taken at the Newman Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. "Band's skit to accompany Charlie Chaplin's film "The Pilgrim". The garb and Chaplinesque...

13. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon April 1927 Exterior view of Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon beside automobile in Omaha, Nebraska. Sanders captions photo in his scrapbook as, "Fresh air taxicab Co., Omaha."

14. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon ca1920s Portrait of Carleton Coon seated at a drum set with a banner behind him that reads "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra".

15. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks ca1926 Microphone picture which says "Music Corporation of America presents Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Orchestra". Contains small photo starting at top and going clockwise of: Russ Stout, Pop Estep, Joe...

16. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks ca1926 Identified by Fred Edmiston as a microphone picture, dated ca1926. People are: top and clockwise - Russ Stout, Pop Estep, Joe Richolson, Bob Pope, Rex Downing, John Thiell, Harold Thiell, Floyd Estep and...

17. Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Circa 1920 Early, interior view of Coon-Sanders group. Information on drum in picture reads: "'Sure Its' Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra, Gayety Theatre Bldg., Harrison 859, Kansas City, Mo." It is noted on back that...

18. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Interior view of Carleton Coon seated with his drum/percussion set. Sign says "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra." Exact location not given.

19. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Interior pose of Joe Sanders on the left and Carleton Coon on the right. Probably taken in Kansas City around 1919- 1920.

20. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Portrait of Carleton Coon, autographed to Joe Sanders.