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1. 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...

2. The World Theater The World Theater 1926 Street level view of The World theater located in Omaha, Nebraska. The marquee on the theater shows the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks name.

3. 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...

4. Sheet Music Cover Sheet Music Cover Circa 1920s The sheet music cover for the Joe Sanders composition "Nighthawk Blues" which was the early theme song for the Nighthawks group. Photographs on the bottom include the band and individual portraits of Joe...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Nighthawk's Luggage Nighthawk's Luggage Spring 1926 View of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks luggage while on tour being loaded onto a truck at Raub, Indiana, to be hauded to Silver Lake, Indiana. Sanders in his scrapbook captions this photo: "Loading the baggage...

8. 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...

9. Joe Sanders and Pop Estep Joe Sanders and Pop Estep N.d. View of Joe Sanders on the left standing next to Pop Estep, location not given. Sanders in his scrapbook labels this picture: "D'ya see that?"

10. 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.

11. 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."...

12. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon at Union Station Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon at Union Station December 9, 1927 Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon seated on their luggage inside Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. Band is visible in the background.

13. Joe Richolson Joe Richolson Circa 1927 View of Nighthawks member Joe Richolson looking out a train window. Location not given. Sanders captions the photo in his scrapbook as: "Just an Ambitious Boy Looking for Light."

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. 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...

16. 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,...

17. Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Circa 1925 Interior view of the original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra seated and posed with their instruments. Identified in Edmiston's book as left to right: Nick Musolino, Pop Estep, Joe Richolson, Joe Sanders,...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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....