Description: Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks formation and early years up to Carleton Coon's death in 1932. The collection includes primarily correspondence, photocopies of newspaper articles, photographs, audio recordings, and motion pictures, as well as a scrapbook that features Johnny Coon, Carleton Coon's son.
Creator: Fred Edmiston
Subject: Musicians; Radio broadcasting; Local Musicians; Coon, Carleton; Nighthawks; Sanders, Joe; Radio Shows; Coon, Johnny; Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club; Edmiston, Fred; WDAF Radio
Date: 1920-2003 ca.
Item Type: Finding Aid