Mississippi Catfish blues musician
In this program, Mississippi Catfish, one of the last of the authentic rural blues players, recounts key episodes from his life. Archival photographs, combined with Catfish's anecdotes, provide a sense of Black life in rural Mississippi, especially during the 1920s and 30s, offering a cultural framework for the blues and an intimate portrait of a genuine blues musician.
Mississippi Catfish (Musician)
Gypsy Films (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
North American Culture; American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Music; Performing Arts; Blues musicians Mississippi Biography; Blues (Music) Mississippi; African Americans Mississippi Music; African Americans Mississippi Social life and customs
North America; United States; New Jersey
Distinctive Media Collections
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Access is restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
- Physical Description
20 minutes; black and white
Access condition: campus-only.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090258; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1960; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1100; OCLC: ocm43301455; Catalog Key: alephsys002545515; Catalog Key: FFH 8797
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