:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on being accused of stealing
:: 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 III 3/62
:: Date :: 3/14/1962
:: Reference Information :: T987.0, Track 6 (00:03:30)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 21 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones tells a story about an article of clothing - a chimee-shee (chemise?) - belonging to a woman for whom she worked going missing. Bessie was very young at the time, and she recalls her fear of being accused of stealing it.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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