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Charles Dressen and Wife
Photograph autographed to Joe Sanders of Cinninnati Reds player and manager Charles Dressen and his wife Margie taken at the Cubs Park, August 24, 1936.
Charles P. Hughes
Autographed portrait of Charles P. Hughes, leading man of radio show The First Nighter. Autograph reads "To my dear good friend Joe Sanders whose delightful music has given me hours of enjoyment. Sincerely...
Chicago Theater Marquee
Street view of Chicago Theater marquee with Joe Sanders name listed with the stage show. Also featuring the world premiere of the movie "Union Pacific".
Columnist Nick Kenny and Singer Jane Kaye
Identified on the back of the photograph as Nick Kenny, famous columnist and Jane Kaye on Treasure Island, site of the San Francisco World's Fair in 1939. Also written on the back are the names of the...
Exterior view of Coon-Sanders Band. Identified in Fred Edmiston's book The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks as left to right: Bill Haid, John Thiell, Joe Richolson, Joe Sanders, Carleton Coon, Orville Knapp, Harold...
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...
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...
Joe Sanders at the piano, Carleton Coon by drums, and the rest of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks. Location not identified.
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...
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,...
Interior view, Coon-Sanders Nighthawks, location not given. Identified on back by Fred Edmiston as: From left: Elmer Krebs, bass; Joe Sanders, piano; Carleton Coon, drums; Russ Stout, banjo; Joe Richolson,...
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...
Interior view of the group with a NBC microphone standing near them. Identified in Edmiston's book as - Top row (from left): Pope and Richolson; middle row (from left): Krebs, Downing, H. Thiell, and Stout;...
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,...
View of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks posed at the Plantation Grille, Muehlebach Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri. Identified in Edmiston's book, standing: Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders, seated from left: Kohlman,...
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...
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...
Members of the Nighthawks standing at the train depot in Mattoon, Illinois. Identified by Edmiston in his book as from left: Knapp, J. Thiell, Musolino, Birge (partly hidden), Richolson, H. Thiell, Coon,...
Members of the Nighthawks tossing coins down at the railroad depot in Mattoon, Illinois. Identified by Edmiston as standing from left: Knapp, Sanders, Coon, and Richolson. Sanders in his scrapbook captions...
Exterior view of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks waiting for a train at the Mattoon, Illinois train depot. According to Edmiston, this would be the group's first road trip. Identified as: Knapp, J. Thiell,...
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