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1. An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen 1976-08-27 An interview with musician Ahmad Ala-adeen. Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded July 27, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...

2. Biography of Andy Kirk (1898-1992), Bandleader Biography of Andy Kirk (1898-1992), Bandleader 2003

3. Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader 1999

4. Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader 2007;

5. Biography of Joe Turner (1911-1985), Blues Vocalist Biography of Joe Turner (1911-1985), Blues Vocalist 1999

6. Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist Biography of Julia Lee (1902-1958), Singer and Pianist 1999

7. Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist Biography of Lester Willis Young (1909-1959), Tenor Saxophonist 2007

8. Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders Summer 1924 Exterior view of Carleton Coon on the left and Joe Sanders on the right. Taken at the Evanston Hotel, Evanston, Illinois, where some of the band stayed while playing at the Lincoln Tavern. Sanders captions...

9. Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders in Cairo, Illinois Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders in Cairo, Illinois September 22, 1924 Exterior view of Carleton Coon seated in cart and Joe Sanders standing next to the donkey's head. Edmiston identifies photograph as taken in Cairo, Illinois. Sanders captions the photo in his scrapbook:...

10. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks September 1924 Members of the Nighthawks standing at the train depot in Mattoon, Illinois. Identified by Edmiston in his book as from left: Knapp, J. Thiell, Musolino, Birge (partly hidden), Richolson, H. Thiell, Coon,...

11. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks September 1924 Members of the Nighthawks tossing coins down at the railroad depot in Mattoon, Illinois. Identified by Edmiston as standing from left: Knapp, Sanders, Coon, and Richolson. Sanders in his scrapbook captions...

12. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks September 1924 Exterior view of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks waiting for a train at the Mattoon, Illinois train depot. According to Edmiston, this would be the group's first road trip. Identified as: Knapp, J. Thiell,...

13. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident April 19, 1927 View of tornado debris blocking the Nighthawks' train near Cornland and Buffalo Hart, on way into Springfield, Illinois.

14. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident May 1923 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...

15. Joe Richolson in Mattoon, Illinois Joe Richolson in Mattoon, Illinois September 1924 Exterior view of band member Joe Richolson waiting for a train in Mattoon, Illinois.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 330 - Richolson played trumpet for Coon-Sanders as early as November of 1923....

16. Joe Sanders and Wife Madeline Joe Sanders and Wife Madeline July 1927 Exterior, partial body view of Joe Sanders and his wife Madeline standing by the Rock Island Monument in Joliet, Illinois. The Coon-Sanders band played in this location on July 25-27, 1927.

According...

17. Joe Sanders in Mattoon, Illinois Joe Sanders in Mattoon, Illinois September 1924 View of Joe Sanders holding his slipper in his hand with Harold Thiell and Joe Richolson looking on. The location is Mattoon, Illinois. Sanders in his scrapbook describes as: "The carpet slipper tells...

18. May We Present Mabelle Glenn May We Present Mabelle Glenn July/19/1935 Photo and biographical article about Mabelle Glenn, "director of music for the public schools" of Kansas City since about 1921 and a native of Illinois, "elected national president of the Music Supervisors'...

19. Nick Musolino Nick Musolino 1925 Full body view of Nighthawks band member Nick Musolino. Taken at a unidentified train station, while the group was on tour in late summer 1925. Edmiston indicates in his book that this photograph was taken...

20. Ozark Fiddler Ozark Fiddler Spring//1951 Photo and biographical article about William Raines, an "83-year-old Ozarkian" winning fiddle-playing contests winner in central Missouri since boyhood. Born in Illinois in 1867 and moving to Missouri...