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Additional links appear under the picture. Start with the picture!
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see also:
http://www.biography.com/people/august-wilson-9533583#aspiring-poet
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see also:
http://unblight.com/post/17205385824/hill-district-the-crossroads-of-the-world


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see also: https://olneypianolesson.wordpress.com/about/romare-bearden/
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Be patient--the link above often loads slowly. If it won't work at all, this site has most of what you need:
http://www.americanbluesscene.com/2011/05/a-brief-history-of-stagger-lee-and-billy-lyons/
The Wikipedia entry for Stagger Lee is also pretty good.
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Also interesting . . .
http://www.reimaginerpe.org/20years/browne
http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-codes
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see also:
http://www.inmotionaame.org/migrations/topic.cfm;jsessionid=f8303249561431700847482?migration=8&topic=3&tab=image&bhcp=1
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see also:
"Berta, Berta" (the song): https://youtu.be/sxC04N23U3o
(turn up the volume)
"Berta, Berta" (the lyrics):
https://www.flashlyrics.com/lyrics/branford-marsalis/berta-berta-07
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see also
http://rooseveltinstitute.org/african-americans-and-new-deal-look-back-history/
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see also:
**http://www.mrjumbo.com/contents/delta99/3delta/moorhead.html**


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see also:
**http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_events_scotts.html**
**https://prezi.com/xacj0v-tigk9/african-americans-during-the-great-depression/**
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If the "NEXT" button is missing for the next page, click on this link
https://aprpullmanportermuseum.org/about-museum/union-history/4/
(or just change the "3" in the URL to a "4")
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Some authors of Harlemese slang glossaries are Dan Burley (Handbook of Harlem), Cab Calloway (//The Hepster's Dictionary//), Zora Neale Hurston, and Carl Van Vechten. The link the picture will take you to is from Zora Neale Hurston's glossary.
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see also:
http://www.lyricsofsong.com/lyrics/skip-james-illinois-blues-lyrics-_lijirq.html
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see also:
http://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2013/04/two-versions-of-old-ship-of-zion.html
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http://www.historicpittsburgh.org/islandora/object/pitt%3AMSP78.B001.F01.I04