:: Title :: Interview with Bessie Jones about the flood of 1928 (I)
:: 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 II 9/61
:: Date :: 9/25/1961
:: Reference Information :: T951.1, Track 12 (00:08:28)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The third of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - When Jones ran a car into her house while learning to drive in MIami, the foundation blocks were moved and the house leaned. The big flood of 1928 miraculously corrected the damage, however. She also recalls a man who killed a crocodile after the storm subsided.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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