Reminiscences of Esther Mae Scott : oral history, 1977.
Domestic servant, singer.
Scope and Contents
Family history; recollections of her grandfather, Monroe Prentiss, and his work as a plantation blacksmith, tenant farming; youth in Mississippi, playing guitar for a traveling minstrel show; impressions of Bessie Smith; work as a house maid for 27 years; beginning career as a singer in her seventies; physical and economic difficulties of later life.
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