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Sources and Acknowledgments


Anderson, Jean Bradley. Durham County: A History of Durham, North Carolina. Durham: Duke University Press, 1990.

Harris, Sheldon. Blues Who's Who: A Biographical Dictionary of Blues Singers. New York: Da Capo Press, 1979.

Kotsyu, Joel A. and Frank A. Durham: A Pictorial History. Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1997.

MacDonald, Thomasi. "Hayti's Ghosts." The Independent Weekly July 9-15, 1997.

Phillips, Bill. "Piedmont Country Blues." Southern Exposure. Vol. 2, No. 1 (Spring/Summer 1974).

Vann, Andre' D., and Beverly Washington Jones. Durham's Hayti: An African American History. Charleston, SC:Arcadia Press,1998.

Washington, Booker T. "Durham, North Carolina, A City of Negro Enterprises." The Booker T. Washington Papers. Volume 11: 1911-12. Louis R. Harlan and Raymond W. Smock, eds. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1981. pp. 56-64.

The Hayti Heritage Center

Special thanks to historian Andre' D. Vann for his generosity in sharing his knowledge and insight, and to the staffs of the Southern Folklife Collection and of Photographic Services, both of Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for their efficient and courteous assistance.

And thanks also to Paul Jones and his staff, particularly Todd Stabley, at the UNC-Chapel Hill Metalab.