L.A. County Jail’s New Piano Should Be an Instrument of Torture!

June 28, 1921, Comics
Jun2 28, 1921: Mrs. K.T. Lindy of Inglewood thinks jails are for punishment. Now that someone has given women prisoners a piano, she hopes they have to practice chromatic scales and not that evil jazz!

Lindy says: “I hope this reaches the ears of the matrons and they use the piano as an instrument of labor, punishment or instruction instead of pastime.”

June 21, 1928, No Piano in Jail!

June 28, 1921, No Piano in Jail!

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One Response to L.A. County Jail’s New Piano Should Be an Instrument of Torture!

  1. Cal and Lulu says:

    We use the piano at our house to punish our guests with our attempts to play. Even our dog hides under the bed!

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