University of Mississippi -- Students; University of Mississippi -- History; University of Mississippi -- Social life and customs;
Comments on the poor postal service after expressing concern that his parents did not receive his previous letter. Expresses concern about his Latin grade due to illness during the exam and the difficulty of various exams. Edmonds is "third in the...
Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Weather; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Education;
Benjamin discussing hearing of other battles, his marching in poor weather and word from home. Also provides a list of desired clothing from his mother.
Interview about Poor Lazarus, and Heuston's past. He grew up in Yazoo City, wanted to go to school but his father wouldn't allow it; though he was a good student, his father wanted him on the farm. He discusses the trouble with a woman that landed...
Alan Lomax:"This service was held only for the broadcast, and when they went off the air everyone went home." [tape log];"these songs are all poor but the announcements are superb." [tape box]. -- Tape Log
Songs--United States--20th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: drawing of a saddened African American male sitting on the steps to a locked house, while an African American female peers out from behind the curtains; photo inset of two Caucasian males in blackface, listed as ""Ward and Wade""