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61. Nighthawks Luggage Nighthawks Luggage N.d. View of the Nighthawk band luggage at train station. Location unknown. One of the boxes has the name Carleton Coon and the Nighthawks on it.

62. Floyd Eugene Estep Floyd Eugene Estep N.d. Portrait identified as Floyd Eugene Estep, son of Frank "Pop" Estep, who joined the group on reeds in late summer 1925. Also did arrangements.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 326 - Floyd Estep...

63. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon N.d. Portrait pose of Carleton Coon.

64. Frank M. "Pop" and Lulu Estep Grave Marker Frank M. "Pop" and Lulu Estep Grave Marker N.d. Close-up view of the grave marker for Frank M. "Pop" Estep (1878-1949) and his wife Lulu M. Estep (1877-1967), located in Vista, California. "Pop" Estep was a member of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks, playing...

65. 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?"

66. 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,...

67. 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,...

68. 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...

69. 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...

70. 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...

71. 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,...

72. 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....

73. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks September 1924 Members of the Nighthawks standing on the corner awaiting transportation in Iowa City, Iowa. Edmiston identifies them from left to right: Richolson, Hank Linder (tour manager), Estep, J. Thiell, Musolino,...

74. 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."...

75. 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:...

76. 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...

77. 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...

78. 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...

79. 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...

80. 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...