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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
[1941?] Aug. 15
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[1941?] Aug. 15
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 15 August [1941?], from Irene Bland Jurix of Lake George, New York, to Haynes Trebor providing a sketch of James A. Bland (1854-1911) as student, House of Representatives page, songwriter, and travelling minstrel performer. Bland wrote over five hundred songs and ballads, among them "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" in 1875, "In the Evening By the Moonlight," and "Oh, Dem Golden Slippers." Jurix states she is trying to finish the story of Bland's life "with the assistance of W.C. Handy, the father of the blues."
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Action
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Irene Bland Jurix was the sister of James A. Bland (1854-1911), a native New Yorker and author of many songs, including "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny."
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
MacMaster, Richard K.
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000487605
Type of unit
  • leaves and 2
  • p.

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