Military deserters; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Albert discussing various deserters and the situation at Fredericksburg."
[2nd page possibly written by Albert for Isaac] Isaac discusses the probability of him returning home with the next person to receive furlough.
Songs--United States--20th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: drawing of a Caucasian woman telling a story to an African American girl; the drawing is lined with jack-o-lanterns; description reads: ""Supplement to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Sunday, June 10, 1900""
These recordings of oral history, play songs, blues, spirituals, and stories were made in 1948 when Alan Lomax invited Vera Hall to come from her home in Livingston, Alabama, to New York City for a concert. Vera Hall's mother had been a slave, and...