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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. The Dance Band Era--The Dancing Decades from Ragtime to Swing: 1910-1950 The Dance Band Era--The Dancing Decades from Ragtime to Swing: 1910-1950 1971 History of the Coon-Sanders Band, also known as the Kansas City Nighthawks, a Kansas City and Chicago-based band (led by Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon) of the late 1910s to the early 1930s, performing...

5. The Big Band Almanac The Big Band Almanac //1978 History of the Coon-Sanders Band, also known as the Kansas City Nighthawks, formed in 1919 with their first broadcasting over the radio in 1921. Subject of "doubtless the first radio fan club. ..the 'Nighthawk...

6. 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...

7. SC92 Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid SC92 Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-2000 Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. Rites for Carlton Coon Rites for Carlton Coon May 6, 1932 Article describing the funeral of Carleton Coon, co-director of the Coon-Sanders Orchestra. The services were conducted by a minister of the Third Church of Christ Scientist, and Coon was buried in Mt....

14. Rex Downing and Hilda Rettberg Rex Downing and Hilda Rettberg 1961 Exterior view, identified as Rex Downing and Hilda Rettberg. Negative envelope reads: "Rex Downing (Tbn.,Coon-Sanders), Little Rock [Arkansas], June, 1961".

15. Rex Downing and Harvey Rettberg Rex Downing and Harvey Rettberg 1961 Exterior view with Harvey Rettberg on the left and Rex Downing on the right. Negative envelope reads: "Nighthawks-West Coast Trip".

16. 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,...

17. 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.

18. 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...

19. 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...

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...