Mound Bayou 9/41

Recollections of slavery-time conditions and activities at Hurricane Plantation

Stories of Jefferson Davis and Isaiah T. Montgomery

Recollections of church at Hurricane; field hollers and blues; dances and church songs; Davis Bend excursions; cotton-pickings and community celebrations

Recollections of bands at Davis Bend; studying music at Alcorn; contemporary musicians in Mound Bayou

Recollections of learning music; reels, blues and march music; mother's Creole origins

Recollections of Jefferson Davis' slaves band and dances; settlement and bands in Mound Bayou