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81. 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...

82. Group Portrait Group Portrait 1932 Joe Sanders with group of musicians which may be part of the Coon-Sanders Band shortly after the death of Carleton Coon. Identified on back as 1932 Nighthawk Band.

83. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks April 1926 Members of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks band are posed with their luggage beside a train car. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "The dirty dozen beside our palatial Burlington 'Toonerville' en...

84. 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,...

85. 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,...

86. 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...

87. Joe Sanders and Wife Madeline Joe Sanders and Wife Madeline 1925 Outdoor view of Joe Sanders and his wife Madeline seated in a gondola outside of their accomodations at the Shelburne Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "Mr....

88. 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...

89. Frank M. "Pop" Estep Frank M. "Pop" Estep Circa 1927 Portrait identified as Frank M. "Pop" Estep, bass player for the Nighthawks.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 326-7 - Frank "Pop" Estep was born in Adrian, Missouri, in 1878. He played bass with...

90. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon ca1920s Portrait of Carleton Coon seated at a drum set with a banner behind him that reads "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra".

91. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Portrait of Carleton Coon, autographed to Joe Sanders.

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

93. Henry Dewey Birge and Sara Birge Henry Dewey Birge and Sara Birge Circa 1925 Portraits identified in Edmiston's book as Henry Dewey Birge and his wife Sara. Birge was a Nighthawk banjoist in 1924-25.

According to Edmiston's book, p. 324 - Henry Birge was a banjoist for the...

94. 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.

95. 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...

96. Coon-Sanders Nighthawk Members Sleeping Coon-Sanders Nighthawk Members Sleeping Circa 1925 View of a couple of unidentified Nighthawks trying to sleep in an unidentified train depot while on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "No! not dead Mexican insurrectionists! Merely two...

97. 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...

98. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Summer 1925 View of Carleton Coon wearing a damaged straw hat while on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions this photo: "You'd never [know] the old boy now. Coonie being himself at Uniontown, Pa."

99. 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...

100. 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?"