:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about raising babies
:: 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 6 (00:11:37)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones believes babies develop an oversized navel if they cry too often while very young. She had cared for babies since she was a very little girl so when she had a baby at age 12 she was prepared. The first night she did not sleep with her baby and was terribly anxious.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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