1919 "The Watermelon Coon" Talking Book Corp Emerson Phono Company. Shellac 4 78 Record #21398-2Z. This is an old Black Americana item from 1919.
Talking Book Corporation record featuring a song/parody called "The Watermelon Coon". It features a young man holding a slice of watermelon with a shellac 4 78 record. Underneath the record, there is a target with a bullseye in the middle. The record is intact with the card. Have seen others without & also can see last ring.
Song lyrics are on the back side & is tilted "The Watermelon Coon". It is on heavy cardboard stock and measures 10 inches long and is 8 inches high. There is some real minor chipping of paper around the edges & a corner piece of the watermelon is gone from being played. Please see all photos for condition & more description.The item "The Watermelon Coon Talking Book Corp 1919 Emerson Phono Company 4 78 Record" is in sale since Friday, May 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Other Black Americana". The seller is "rockinally77" and is located in Huntsville, Alabama. This item can be shipped worldwide.