:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on passing and interracial relationships
:: 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 III 3/62
:: Date :: 3/14/1962
:: Reference Information :: T989.0, Track 8 (00:03:51)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 21 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones recalls a Leona Stokes, "who was so light that she was told to leave the county." She explains that when white women went with black men, the men would likely be accused of rape.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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