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21. Joe Sanders In Cincinnati, Ohio Joe Sanders In Cincinnati, Ohio 1927 Exterior view of Joe Sanders standing by his Hertz rental car in Cincinnati, Ohio. According to Edmiston's book, the band spent almost all of May 1927 there. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo,...

22. Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana 1931 Exterior, full front view of Club Forest located in New Orleans, Louisana. The band played here for three weeks in August-September, 1931.

23. El Patio Dancing Hall El Patio Dancing Hall 1931 Exterior, front view of the El Patio Dancing hall located at Lakeside Park, Denver, Colorado. Sanders captioned photo as found in SC1, Scrapbook A, p. 67: "Where we smashed all records, giving Isham Jones...

24. Jane Kaye Singing Lyrics Jane Kaye Singing Lyrics 1939 View of Jane Kaye, Art Linkletter and Nick Kenny (New York radio critic) who are at microphones doing a broadcast which was a salute to the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition. Nighthawks band played song "Gold...

25. Joe Sanders At Home Joe Sanders At Home 1961 Exterior view of local band leader Joe Sanders standing in front of his home at 7626 Pennsylvania in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo believed to have been taken by Harvey Rettberg or his wife when they visited...

26. 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".

27. 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...

28. Joe Sanders Collection Exhibit Joe Sanders Collection Exhibit 1965 Interior view of Joe Sanders Collection exhibit held at the Kansas City Public Library, Art and Music Department, Fall, 1965. This view features the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks and includes pages from the...

29. 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...

30. Floyd Eugene Estep Floyd Eugene Estep 1987 Interior view of a seated Floyd E. Estep, at age 87. Location is Los Angeles, California. Estep played reeds in the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks.

31. 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...

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

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

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

35. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident April 19, 1927 View of tornado debris blocking the Nighthawks' train near Cornland and Buffalo Hart, on way into Springfield, Illinois.

36. 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...

37. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks April 1926 Members of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks band are posed with their luggage beside a train car. Sanders in his scrapbook captions the photo: "The dirty dozen beside our palatial Burlington 'Toonerville' en...

38. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon April 1927 Exterior view of Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon beside automobile in Omaha, Nebraska. Sanders captions photo in his scrapbook as, "Fresh air taxicab Co., Omaha."

39. Joe Sanders Joe Sanders August 1925 View of Joe Sanders wearing a damaged straw hat while on tour. Sanders in his scrapbook captions this photo: "Conclusive evidence that summer was waning. Evidently 'had my mittens on.' Union town, Pa."...

40. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks ca1926 Microphone picture which says "Music Corporation of America presents Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Orchestra". Contains small photo starting at top and going clockwise of: Russ Stout, Pop Estep, Joe...