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Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers  African American Sacred Harp singing conventions in southeastern Alabama began near the last third of the 19th century. While singing, for the most part, the same repertory of Sacred Harp music as their Anglo American counterparts, a vocal stylistic difference is clearly apparent.    During a typical convention singing the participants arrange themselves in a square according to voice part, the basses facing the trebles, and the tenors facing the altos... .

Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers Gospel Vocal Harmony A Cappella Group

African American baptism in the Mississippi River. #mississippiriver #natchez #natchez300

African American baptism in the Mississippi River. Would have to be in the Delta somewhere.


Baptism on the Cane River, ca. Religion and Ethnic Identity: The Cane River Creoles.

Boho Wedding 1922

Informal nuptials circa 1922 at the Better 'Ole, a Greenwich Villagey "bohemian" nightspot in Washington, D.