Songs--United States--19th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: photo of Miss Alice Atherton, a Caucasian singer in front of a wall separating her from an African American vocal quartet; ""Musical Supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. July 10, 1898"" description reads ""a coon song""
Mississippi -- Race relations; Mississippi -- Social life and customs; Silver, James W. (James Wesley), 1907-1988
An interview with James Silver, in which he discusses his perception of the shifting social climate in Mississippi, his reasons for staying in the state, and his admiration for African Americans who live there despite persecution