:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on migrant farm work
:: 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 IX 10/61
:: Date :: 10/23/1961
:: Reference Information :: T966.0, Track 2 (00:07:48)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 15 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Bessie recalls her experience as a migrant farm laborer for six years, from North Carolina north. She describes the machine for processing beans in the field and remembers the potatos being the hardest crop to manage.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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