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61. 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.

62. 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.

63. Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Circa 1920 Group pose identified on the drum as Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra, Gayety Theatre Bldg., Kansas City Missouri. Includes Joe Sanders at the piano and Carleton Coon by smaller drum. Other members not identified....

64. 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...

65. 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...

66. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks ca1926 Identified by Fred Edmiston as a microphone picture, dated ca1926. People are: top and clockwise - Russ Stout, Pop Estep, Joe Richolson, Bob Pope, Rex Downing, John Thiell, Harold Thiell, Floyd Estep and...

67. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Circa 1925 Identified in Edmiston's book as "Framed Nighthawk display for an engagement about late 1925." Identification clockwise from top-right: Sanders, H. Thiell, F. Estep, J. Thiell, Haid, Downing, Pope, Richolson,...

68. 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...

69. 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...

70. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Interior pose of Joe Sanders on the left and Carleton Coon on the right. Probably taken in Kansas City around 1919- 1920.

71. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Interior pose of Joe Sanders on the left and Carleton Coon on the right. Probably taken in Kansas City around 1919-1920.

72. Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Interior pose of Joe Sanders on the left and Carleton Coon on the right. Probably taken in Kansas City around 1919-1920.

73. 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...

74. 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....

75. Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts n.d. Interior view identified on back of photo as Clyde Austin and Earle Roberts who played banjo. Indicates they are in Brian Rust's The American Dance Band Discography, 1917-1942. Both have correspondence...

76. 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.

77. Carleton Coon Carleton Coon Circa 1920 Interior view of Carleton Coon seated with his drum/percussion set. Sign says "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra." Exact location not given.

78. 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,...

79. 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...

80. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Circa 1925 Interior view of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks musical group with insert portraits of Carleton Coon on the left and Joe Sanders on the right. Location not given, perhaps Chicago. Identified by Fred Edmiston...