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1. 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...

2. Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Circa 1925 Composite photograph identified as the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks. A portrait of Carleton Coon is on the top left and one of Joe Sanders is on the top right. Written on the back side of the photo,...

3. 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...

4. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Circa 1927 Exterioir view of the back side of three men. Identified in Sanders scrapbook A as: "The Triple Threat - Stout, Downing & Pope." Location and date not given. Edmiston gives date as probably 1927.

5. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Spring 1925 Exterior view of band lined up at what is believed to be the train station area in Niles, Michigan. Edmiston indicates that they did not play here but must have changed trains. Identified in Edmiston's...

6. Joe Sanders and other Nighthawks Joe Sanders and other Nighthawks Circa 1926 Exterior view of Joe Sanders on the left standing by fellow Nighthawk members Pop Estep, Bob Pope, and Harold Thiell, while on tour, location unidentified.

7. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks 1926 Exterior view of members of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks taken at Niagara Falls, New York. Identified by Edmiston in his book as from left: Floyd Estep, Bob Pope, Rex Downing, Russ Stout, Bud Wilkinson...

8. Joe Sanders and Orville Knapp Joe Sanders and Orville Knapp September 1924 Exterior view of reeds player Orville Knapp on the left and Joe Sanders on the right. Sanders captions the photo in his scrapbook: "A great picture of Knapp, engaged in an old Swedish custom with me."...

9. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Spring 1926 Exterior view of the band lined up on a rock somewhere in Indiana. Identified left to right: Harold Thiell, Carleton Coon, Russ Stout, Frank Estep, Bob Pope, John Thiell, Joe Sanders, Rex Downing, Joe...

10. The Dells Nightclub The Dells Nightclub Circa 1920s Exterior view of the building and entrance to The Dells, a nightclub located in Morton Grove, Illinois. Joe Sanders' Auburn car is parked under the canopy. The band played here several summers in the late...

11. Nighthawk's Luggage Nighthawk's Luggage Spring 1925 Exterior view of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks luggage on two carts at the train station in Niles, Michigan. Sanders in his scrapbook captions this photo: "A splendid view of one of our tour managers many...

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 Coon-Sanders Nighthawks September 1924 Exterior view with members of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks in view waiting for the train at the railroad station in Iowa City, Iowa. Sanders in his scrapbook describes, "Promenading on the board-walk, Iowa...

14. 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...

15. Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana 1931 Exterior, full front view of Club Forest located in New Orleans, Louisana. The band played here for three weeks in August-September, 1931.

16. Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri December 9, 1927 Exterior, partial view of Union Station located in Kansas City, Missouri. Sanders captions the photo in Scrapbook A (SC1, Box 6.1, p. 56): "Another view of the homecoming parade forming at the Kansas City...

17. Russ Stout Russ Stout 1926 Full body view of Clarence Russell "Russ" Stout, member of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks. Location of photograph not given, but supposedly while on tour.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 331 - Stout...

18. Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Circa 1920 Group pose identified on the drum as Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra, Gayety Theatre Bldg., Kansas City Missouri. Includes Joe Sanders at the piano and Carleton Coon by smaller drum. Other members not identified....

19. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Circa 1925 Identified in Edmiston's book as "Framed Nighthawk display for an engagement about late 1925." Identification clockwise from top-right: Sanders, H. Thiell, F. Estep, J. Thiell, Haid, Downing, Pope, Richolson,...

20. 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...