:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on her childhood chores
:: 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 XII 10/61
:: Date :: 10/31/1961
:: Reference Information :: T973.0, Track 1 (00:01:43)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 18 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones explains that she took on household duties when she was very young, recalling standing on a box in order to reach the ironing board.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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