Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Arnold, L. G.
Choice, Doc
Cook, Robert
Kennedy, Stetson
Smith, Ire
Tatum, S. T.
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Cross City, Florida
Dixie County
Instrumentation: Spoken
Office of the Aycock & Lindsey Turpentine Camp
Poor Stranger Blues [Comment]
Created / Published
None, 1939-08-19.
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Instrumentation: spoken
-  5 minutes, 11 seconds
-  The singers answer questions about jook joints, and define them as "bar rooms," formerly known as "festival halls," "a name colored people give dance halls," etc. They think the term jook joint originated in sawmill camps. Jooks are described: "an outlaw place; don't nobody go there but outlaw people."
-  The jook joint song is reported to have been heard in jook joints in Perry, Florida, and in Suwannee County, and in the Interstate Jook.
-  In English. (language)
-  Also included in The John and Ruby Florida 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (exhibitions)
sound recording
sound disc
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
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