Moo's Blues

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Hum 2B: A Cultural history of the blues

USEFUL LINKS: CULTURAL HISTORY

Emancipation Proclamation http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/

 

13th Amendment to Constitution http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.amendmentxiii.html

http://www.nps.gov/archive/malu/documents/amend13.htm

 

Sharecropping http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharecropping

http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/brown/sharecropping.htm 

http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/brown/photos.htm  (photos)

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/article_display.cfm?HHID=130

 

Jim Crow

http://www.nps.gov/archive/malu/forteachers/jim_crow_laws.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Crow_laws

http://academic.udayton.edu/race/02rights/jcrow02.htm (examples)

http://www.musicals101.com/minstrel.htm#Jim (relation to minstrelsy)

 

Reconstruction

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reconstruction

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/reconstruction/program/index.html (PBS program)

40 Acres and a mule

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/reconstruction/40acres/ps_so15.html

 

 

The Great Depression

http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/depression/about.htm

http://mtungsten.freeservers.com/

 

 

The Move North

Chicago http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/afam011.html

 

Race Records

http://www.pbs.org/jazz/exchange/exchange_race_records.htm

http://angam.ang.univie.ac.at/EasyRiderCD3/data/pages/Chicago%20Blues/Race%20Records.htm

 

 

Sun Records and Sam Phillips

http://www.sunstudio.com/index.aspx?bhcp=1

http://www.bsnpubs.com/sunstory.html

http://www.history-of-rock.com/sam_phillips_sun_records.htm

 

Chess Records

http://www.history-of-rock.com/chess_records.htm

http://www.bsnpubs.com/chess/chesscheck.html

http://www.ci.chi.il.us/Landmarks/C/Chess.html