Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 123 item(s) for: "Nighthawks"
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Subject
Musicians (96)
Nighthawks (93)
Coon-sanders Band (93)
Sanders, Joe (79)
Coon, Carleton (57)
Show more...

Type
Photograph, B/w, 5 i... (44)
Photograph, B/w, 4 i... (11)
Photograph, B/w, 4 i... (10)
Photograph, B/w (9)
Photograph, B/w, 8 i... (7)
Show more...

Date
n.d (14)
September 1924 (8)
Circa 1920 (7)
Circa 1925 (7)
1925 (6)
Show more...

Creator
Strauss Peyton (4)
Fred Edmiston (3)
Bert/k.c (2)
Claude Anderson (2)
Nyman, Sara (2)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter 2008

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

3. Biography of Joe Sanders (1896-1965), Musician Biography of Joe Sanders (1896-1965), Musician 2008

4. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks June 27, 1905 A portion of this book gives information on Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders and their musical group called The Nighthawks, "the most successful and influential of the early white bands to come out of Kansas...

5. 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...

6. ''Rupe'': Wayne Ruppenthal ''Rupe'': Wayne Ruppenthal February/March, 1997 Article describing the life and career of trumpeter Wayne Ruppenthal. Ruppenthal, a native of Russell, Kansas, began taking cornet lessons at age 13 from "Mr. Deines", a former member of the Coon-Sanders...

7. Celebrating Kansas City's Rich Jazz Heritage Celebrating Kansas City's Rich Jazz Heritage October/November, 2003 Articles consists of an alphabetical list and accompanying biographical note about 47 internationally recognized jazz musicians with strong ties to Kansas City.

8. A History of U.S.A.F. Flight Twenty-four Sixty-One A History of U.S.A.F. Flight Twenty-four Sixty-One n.d. Author Fred Edmiston writes of his experiences joining the United States Air Force and being part of Flight 2461. This group was stationed at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas, and Sheppard...

9. Obituary for Betty Peterson Blasco Obituary for Betty Peterson Blasco March 4, 2006 Blasco, a lyric writer and vocalist, died March 3, 2006. She wrote the words to ''My Happiness.'' It won the Song of the Year Award in 1948 for Cashbox Magazine. It has been recorded by numerous vocalists,...

10. Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders May 19, 1926 Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders posed with large hat while in Cadillac, Michigan, on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "Two heads are better than one - and even two couldn't fill this hat...

11. Dudley Wilkinson Dudley Wilkinson Circa 1926 Close-up view of Dudley Wilkinson, tour manager for the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks. May have been taken at Richmond, Indiana. Wilkinson replaced Hank Linder after he departed. Sanders in his scrapbook captions...

12. 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...

13. Clyde Hahn Scrapbooks and Other Material Finding Aid Clyde Hahn Scrapbooks and Other Material Finding Aid circa 1920s-1980s (bulk 1950s-1960s) 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...

14. Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca1950s-1990s, [bulk 1960s-70s] 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...

15. Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid circa 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...

16. Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Circa 1925 Composite photograph identified as the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks. A portrait of Carleton Coon is on the top left and one of Joe Sanders is on the top right. Written on the back side of the photo,...

17. Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Circa 1920 Early, interior view of Coon-Sanders group. Information on drum in picture reads: "'Sure Its' Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra, Gayety Theatre Bldg., Harrison 859, Kansas City, Mo." It is noted on back that...

18. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Circa 1927 Exterioir view of the back side of three men. Identified in Sanders scrapbook A as: "The Triple Threat - Stout, Downing & Pope." Location and date not given. Edmiston gives date as probably 1927.

19. Joe Sanders on Tour Joe Sanders on Tour June 1923 Exterior view identified as Joe Sanders in front and Carl Nordberg standing beside Joe's Buick on the way to Oklahoma City to perform. Oil derricks can be seen in the background. Exact location not given....

20. 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...