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1. Joe Sanders Joe Sanders Illustrations and information about the Coon-Sanders band, or the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks, a Kansas City band in the 1920s, starting with the meeting of Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon in 1918 and ending...

2. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks 1923 Interior view of group gathered around Joe Sanders at the piano, location not given. Identified in Edmiston's book - Left to right, Nick Musilino, John Thiell, Harold Thiell, Orville Knapp, Pop Estep,...

3. 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...

4. Carleton Coon and Orville Knapp Carleton Coon and Orville Knapp 1925 View of Carleton Coon pushing a wheel barrow with Orville Knapp seated in it. Location is Niles, Michigan, taken while the band was on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "Orville undergoing...

5. Coon-Sanders Band Coon-Sanders Band 1925 Exterior view of Coon-Sanders Band. Identified in Fred Edmiston's book The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks as left to right: Bill Haid, John Thiell, Joe Richolson, Joe Sanders, Carleton Coon, Orville Knapp, Harold...

6. 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...

7. Carleton Coon's Car Carleton Coon's Car 1926 Exterior view of car identified as Carleton Coon's Hudson. The man standing by the car may be Joe Sanders. Captioned in Sanders scrapbook as: "Enroute to Chicago in Coonie's Hudson, Apr. 30, '26."

8. 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...

9. Eula Coon Stookey and Others Eula Coon Stookey and Others 1961 Written on envelope that contained the negative: "Eula Coon Stookey (Coonie's widow), Hilda Rettberg, Franklin Stookey, Columbia, Mo., July, 1961."

10. Eula Coon Stookey and Others Eula Coon Stookey and Others 1961 Written on envelope that contained the negative: "Eula Coon Stookey (Coonie's widow), Hilda Rettberg, Franklin Stookey, Columbia, Mo., July, 1961."

11. Joe Sanders Collection Exhibit Joe Sanders Collection Exhibit 1965 Interior view of Joe Sanders Collection exhibit held at the Kansas City Public Library, Art and Music Department, Fall, 1965. This view features the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks and includes pages from the...

12. Southwest High School, Kansas City, Missouri Southwest High School, Kansas City, Missouri 1979 Exterior, street level view of Southwest High School located at 65th and Wornall in Kansas City, Missouri. John Coon, son of Carleton Coon, wrote on the back of the photograph, "Dad went to high school...

13. The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: "The Band That Made Radio Famous" The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: "The Band That Made Radio Famous" 2003 This book contains the history of the Nighthawks musical group and of Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon who led the band. It covers the beginning years to the death of Carleton Coon. They played a prominent...

14. Biography of Carleton Coon (1893-1932), Musician Biography of Carleton Coon (1893-1932), Musician 2008

15. 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...

16. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon April 1927 Exterior view of Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon beside automobile in Omaha, Nebraska. Sanders captions photo in his scrapbook as, "Fresh air taxicab Co., Omaha."

17. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...

18. SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid ca. 1920-1980 Collection contains seven scrapbooks and other items compiled by Clyde Hahn, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Club. Within the collection can be found photographs, correspondence, newspaper...

19. SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid ca. 1920-2003 Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...

20. SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-1990s Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...