:: Title :: Commentary by Bessie Jones on a Civil War-era miracle in Andersonville, Georgia
:: 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 VIII 10/61
:: Date :: 10/19/1961
:: Reference Information :: T965.0, Track 3 (00:03:08)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 14 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - A colored man prayed for water during the Civil War in Andersonville, Georgia, until water spewed from the rock upon which he leaned. Bessie Jones's grandmother used to go to the spot to celebrate and and pray.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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