Aspen History: ‘Best Party Ever’

One b/w film negative of the Hotel Jerome dining room, set for a banquet. A camera on a tripod is set up at the end of the room, and the tables are set. Four members of a band are seated on the left.

“Were you there? Where? Why the big Trout Dinner at the Jerome Hotel! If you were not you certainly missed the best ‘eats,’ the most whole-souled gathering, the greatest good fellowship assembly, and the very best party ever given at this popular hostelry,” proclaimed the Aspen Times on July 22, 1925. “Long before the dining hour the