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1. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Formal group portrait of orchestra at the Hotel Muehlebach.

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. Joe Sanders at Camp Bowie, Texas Joe Sanders at Camp Bowie, Texas 1918 Full body view of Joe Sanders in door way. Taken at Camp Bowie, Texas.

5. Joe Sanders in Military Uniform Joe Sanders in Military Uniform 1919 Full body view of Sgt. Joe Sanders in military uniform. Taken at Camp Benton, Texas.

6. 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...

7. 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,...

8. 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...

9. Joe Sanders' First Auburn Joe Sanders' First Auburn 1925 Full view of automobile identified as Joe Sanders' first Auburn. The wheel cover reads: "Joe Sanders - Coon Sanders Kansas City Nighthawks." Location not given.

10. 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...

11. 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....

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks 1925 View of some of the members of the Nighthawks waiting for their train at the Dubuque, Iowa, train station while on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "Dubuque, Iowa. A very busy body of...

15. 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...

16. 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.

17. Joe Sanders and Johnny Coon Joe Sanders and Johnny Coon 1926 View of Joe Sanders with his camera and Johnny Coon, son of Carleton Coon. Taken at Niagara Falls. Sanders captions photograph in his scrapbook: "Coonie snapped John, while I was preparing to 'snap' back...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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."