:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on family meals and foodways
:: 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 V 9/61
:: Date :: 9/28/1961
:: Reference Information :: T954.1, Track 10 (00:09:40)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The sixth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Jones' parents rose before sunrise to tend the fields. For breakfast the family ate sausage links, biscuits with homemade syrup, butter, and cornbread and drank cold milk. Jones' mother used to make homemade soup out of any meat and vegetables she could get. Food was shared freely among neighbors.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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