Jim Crow Song Book

Files

jim-crow-songbook.jpg

Title

Jim Crow Song Book

Subject

The Jim Crow Songbook

Description

The Songbook showcases the early depiction of a minstrel show character, Jim Crow. It wasn't until the late 1800s that the expression "Jim Crow" was used to describe the laws and customs aimed at segregating society, restricting social contact and limiting freedom and opportunities.

Creator

J.E. Barbour

Source

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Publisher

Ithica, New York

Date

1839

Citation

J.E. Barbour, “Jim Crow Song Book,” Digital Exhibits, accessed August 13, 2022, http://digitalexhibits.libraries.wsu.edu/items/show/5490.