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1. Window Display Window Display 1965 Street level view of store window featuring an exhibit on Coon-Sanders Nighthawks. Store may be Jenkins Music Store in downtown Kansas City. Exhibit believed to have been prepared by the Kansas City Public...

2. 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...

3. 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.

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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".

11. 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,...

12. 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,...

13. 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.

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri N.d. View of mausoleum called The Temple near the entrance of Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri. Carleton Coon and Eula Coon Stookey's remains are located here.

18. Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri N.d. Exterior view, gravesite and marker for Joe Sanders located in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in south Kansas City, Missouri. Tombstone reads: "Joe" Joseph L. Sanders, Oct. 15, 1896 - May 14, 1965. A partial view...

19. Mianos Jazz Band Mianos Jazz Band Circa 1918 Interior view identified as "Mianos Jazz Band With McIntyre and Heath 'Hello Alexander' Co." Only player identified is Floyd Eugene Estep on far right with saxophone. Probably taken in Kansas City, Missouri....

20. 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...