Note: The aim of both these games are to try to make the other child or children laugh. "Many games are concerned with attempts to make another player laugh. But 'Uncle Tom', though it resembles other, better known games, has a plot line and a bitter hilarity all its own. It is an uproariously funny game while it is being played, but afterward you realize what you've been laughing at. Southern black children did not have to search far for the models they satirized in this game."
About the session: The tenth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
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