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The Negro and his folklore in nineteenth-century periodicals,

edited, with an intro., by Bruce Jackson.

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Main Author: Jackson, Bruce
Published: Austin : Published for the American Folklore Society by the University of Texas Press, [1967]
Series: Publications of the American Folklore Society. Bibliographical and special series ; v. 18
Topics: African Americans - Folklore - History - 19th century.
Regions: United States - Social life and customs - 19th century.
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The persimmon tree and the beer dance, 1838 / by William B. Smith (Farmers' Register) -- Uncle Sam's peculiarities; American niggers; Hudson River steam-boat dialogues. 1839 (Bentleys' Miscellany) -- Who are our national poets?, 1845 / by J.K[innard], Jr. (Knickerbocker Magazine) -- Negro minstrelsy, ancient and modern, 1855 / by Y.S. Nathanson (Putnam's Monthly) -- Songs of the Blacks, 1856 (Dwight's Journal of Music) -- Contraband singing, 1861 / by C.W.D. (Dwight's Journal of Music) -- Negro songs, 1862 / by J[ames Miller] McKim (Dwight's Journal of Music) -- Songs of the Port Royal Contrabands, 1862 / by Lucy McKim (Dwight's Journal of Music) -- Under the palmetto (excerpt), 1863 / by H.G. Spaulding (Continental Monthly) -- The Negro dialect, 1865 / by Marcel [W.F. Allen] (Nation) -- Negro spirituals, 1867 / [by Thomas Wentworth Higginson] (Atlantic Monthly) -- Literature of the day: Slave songs of the United States (review), 1868 (Lippincott's Magazine) -- Songs of the slave, 1868 / by John Mason Brown (Lippincott's Magazine) -- Sketches in color: IV, 1870 / [by Elizabeth Kilham] (Putnam's Monthly) -- Negro superstitions, 1870 / by Thaddeus Norris (Lippincott's Magazine) -- Folklore of the Southern Negroes, 1877 / by William Owens (Lippincott's Magazine) -- Plantation folk-lore (review), 1881 / by T.F. Crane (Popular Science Monthly) -- A Georgia corn-shucking, 1882 / by David C. Barrow, Jr. (Century Magazine) -- Plantation music, 1883 / by Joel Chandler Harris (Critic) -- Banjo and bones, 1884 (Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art) -- The dance in place Congo, 1886 / by George Washington Cable (Century Magazine) -- Creole slave songs, 1886 / by George Washington Cable (Century Magazine) -- An accidental author, 1886 / Joel Chandler Harris (Lippincott's Magazine) -- Superstitions of the Negro, 1888 / by Eli Shepard (Cosmopolitan) -- Word shadows, 1891 (Atlantic Monthly) -- Certain beliefs and superstitions of the Negro, 1891 (Atlantic Monthly) -- Music in America, 1895 / by Antonin Dvorak (Harper's New Monthly Magazine) -- Folk-lore and ethnology, 1895 (Southern Workman) -- Folk-lore and ethnology: conjuring and conjure doctors, 1895 / by A.M. Bacon (Southern Workman) -- A weddin' and a buryin' in the Black Belt, 1898 / by Susan Showers (New England Magazine) -- Recent Negro melodies, 1899 / by William E. Barton (New England Magazine) -- The survival of African music in America, 1899 / by Jeanette Robinson Murphy (Popular Science Monthly).

Table of Contents for: The Negro and his folklore in nineteenth