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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

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 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.

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon October 3, 1931 Exterior view of Carleton Coon seated in the back seat of a convertible with two women in Olean, New York. Edmiston identifies in his book as: "A very ample Coonie, with female chaperones, Olean, New York,...

6. Joe Sanders In Cincinnati, Ohio Joe Sanders In Cincinnati, Ohio 1927 Exterior view of Joe Sanders standing by his Hertz rental car in Cincinnati, Ohio. According to Edmiston's book, the band spent almost all of May 1927 there. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo,...

7. Joe Sanders With Baseball Bat Joe Sanders With Baseball Bat June 1926 Exterior view of Joe Sanders with baseball bat. Shown after hitting a ball to Joe Richolson at a train station in Marion, Ohio, while on tour. Also in view behind Richolson is "Axel Flooey" Lovendahl who...

8. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon at Union Station Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon at Union Station December 9, 1927 Exterior view of Joe Sanders with fur coat, bowler hat and spats standing beside Carleton Coon. Both are by a car parked at Union Station. Band was welcomed back in Kansas City on December 9, 1927. According...

9. 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...

10. John Thiell Kissing Dry Ground John Thiell Kissing Dry Ground 1923 Exterior view of Nighthawks member John Thiell bending down to kiss the dry ground. The Nighthawks were trying to get to Oklahoma City in June of 1923, but encountered flooding conditions. Sanders in his...

11. Ralph Charles and Biplane Ralph Charles and Biplane Circa 1927 Exterior view of pilot Ralph Charles standing by his biplane called Miss Buckeye. According to Edmiston's book, Mr. Charles took Joe Sanders on his first airplane ride going from Zanesville, Ohio, to Charleston,...

12. 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."...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. Joe Sanders in Raub, Indiana Joe Sanders in Raub, Indiana May 23, 1926 Exterior view taken at the Raub, Indiana train station. Joe Sanders on left and "Poot" or Harold Thiell on the right. Both are enjoying cookies after not eating all day. Sanders captions the photo in his...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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.

19. 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...

20. 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...