:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about her Dawson relatives in St. Simons and about children knowing their father
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Marchand, Antoinette [vocal]
:: 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 :: T960.0, Track 4 (00:03:40)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones talks about the relations, including her mother, who followed her from Dawson to St. Simons Island. She describes giving birth at home and about the pain of labor. She believes that having children and having a husband are equally important, remarking that "children feel badly if they don't know who their daddy is."
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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