:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about prejudice and violence
:: 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 XII 10/61
:: Date :: 10/31/1961
:: Reference Information :: T973.0, Track 13 (00:12:02)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 18 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones recounts instances of racism and prejudice she has experienced or about which she has heard, and tells two stories about attempted murder or, in the second case, accomplished murder of African Americans by racist whites.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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