Item #List1317 Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California. California - Music - Prohibition Era, Eddie Jones.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.
Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.

Prohibition-Era Photograph Album of Eddie Jones, a Touring Banjo Player and Lover of Life in 1920s Southern California.

Southern California: 1920s. Limp leatherette album, oblong 4to measuring 10 x 7 inches, with seventy photographs, most measuring 4 x 2 ½ inches. Wear to binding, photographs with excellent contrast, very good to near fine overall. Near Fine. Item #List1317

An energetic album of photographs belonging to one Eddie Jones, a fun-loving banjo player from Santa Ana, mostly composed of photographs of musicians performing at small parties and functions during the prohibition era. Jones was apparently quite active on the local scene, and the album is mostly made up of candid photographs of musicians, all captioned (some humorously). Many of the photographs show small bands playing guitars, many of them playing with slides, likely due to the popularity of Hawaiian music at the time. Also included are many photographs of parades in and around Los Angeles, as well as photographs of the 1925 Santa Barbara Earthquake, showing damaged buildings. Two photographs feature a glass of rye, others show agricultural scenes. Newspaper clippings in the back center on the Santa Ana, and it’s possible that Jones - who was the common name mentioned in these clippings - was also a farmer from the Santa Ana area when he wasn’t playing music. One photograph shows San Diego, a couple show a bullfight in Tijuana. Overall an evocative and well preserved piece of California Prohibition-era history.

Price: $1,500.00