:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about weaning
:: 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 IV 10/61
:: Date :: 10/6/1961
:: Reference Information :: T959.0, Track 5 (00:07:08)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - When Jones was young people did not raise babies with bottles. She weaned her babies with castor oil, red peppers, and bitter pills. She believes that children who have been nursed are healthier and smarter. She recalls keeping her babies in bed with her until the age of three.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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