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Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders

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

Jenkins Music Company

Full frontal and partial side view of the J. W. Jenkins Sons' Music Co. located at 1013-15 Walnut. Shows also American Optical Company and Devoe Paint and Varnish Products, as well as the Jaccard Jewelry Store.

Carleton Coon at the Drum Set

Portrait of Carleton Coon seated at a drum set with a banner behind him that reads "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra".

Joe sanders

Portrait of Joe Sanders seated at the piano.

Interior view of the original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra seated and posed with their instruments. Identified in Edmiston's book as left to right: Nick Musolino, Pop Estep, Joe Richolson, Joe Sanders, Carleton Coon, Bill Haid, John Thiell, Orville Knapp, and Harold Thiell. 

Frontal portrait of Mann and unidentified man at Municipal Airport.

First Church of Christ Scientist

Full, street view of the First Church of Christ Scientist located at 9th and Forest.

Group of unidentified men with Henry McElroy (fifth from the left) before plane at unidentified location.

4th street

Storefronts along the north side of 4th, west from Grand.

5th Street

Storefronts along south side of 5th Street, between Walnut and Grand, including "Bond Lunch" diner, a barbershop, and "Fern Laundry." 

Looking east from the south side of 10th between Baltimore and Central.

10th street

A view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, looking east along 10th Street from Main Street.

Jack Dempsey and boy

Heavyweight boxer Jack Dempsey shaking hands with eight year old William Dempsey Meyers, who was named after the former champion. They appear to be standing outside Union Station. The boy was the nephew of Capt. William M. Meyers of the Westport police station. The photo published on the front page of the November 15, 1931, Kansas City Journal Post.

Dempsey was in Kansas City for a November 18, 1931, exhibition fight at the Convention Hall.

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