Story of her husband Jim Stewart and his race prejudice

Title

Story of her husband Jim Stewart and his race prejudice

Digital Object

Performer

Jackson, Aunt Molly

Date Recorded

1939-27-05

AFS Number

2586A

AFC Collection

AFC 1939/012

AFC Collection Name

Alan Lomax recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson

AFC Catalog Record

Editor Note

Jackson discusses her husband, Jim Stewart, half Indian and half Scotch-Irish, whipping a woman who he caught trying to abandon a mixed race infant, and recounts her husband's racism. (Identified as part of Jackson's commentary ""Monologue on feuds and their causes"" in the AFS catalog
that discussion begins on side B.)

Genre

story

Instrumentation

vocal

State

New York

County

New York

Town

New York (Ny.)

Tags

Citation

“Story of her husband Jim Stewart and his race prejudice,” Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings, accessed June 4, 2020, https://lomaxky.omeka.net/items/show/1449.

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