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101. Joe Sanders With Baseball Bat Joe Sanders With Baseball Bat June 1926 Exterior view of Joe Sanders with baseball bat. Shown after hitting a ball to Joe Richolson at a train station in Marion, Ohio, while on tour. Also in view behind Richolson is "Axel Flooey" Lovendahl who...

102. Joe Sanders With Baseball Team Joe Sanders With Baseball Team Circa 1916 Exterior view of baseball team group photo. Joe Sanders can be found in the first row, fifth person from the left in a dark uniform. Players are identified by last name on the front of the photograph....

103. 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.

104. 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...

105. 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....

106. 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.

107. 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...

108. 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...

109. 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...

110. 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...

111. 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.

112. 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,...

113. 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,...

114. 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".

115. 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...

116. 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...

117. 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...

118. 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...

119. 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...

120. 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...