:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about courting her first husband
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Lomax, Alan
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's apartment, 3rd Street
:: Location :: Greenwich Village, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Sea Islands, Georgia
:: Session :: Bessie Jones I 9/61
:: Date :: 9/24/1961
:: Reference Information :: T949.0, Track 9 (00:03:33)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The second of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones talks about her marriage to her first husband, Cassius. They had marriage papers drawn up to make it appear that their baby was born in wedlock in case Cassius was drafted into World War I.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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