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Music of Freedom
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TitleMusic of Freedom
AbstractHistorical article about the Jackson Jubilee Singers, a group of African American performers from Western University (Quindaro, KS) who toured the U.S. and Canada during the first half of the twentieth century. The Singers, under the direction of Dean Robert G. Jackson, helped promote the music department of the University through their uplifting performances and helped preserve black spiritual music. The article profiles several former students of Western University which closed its doors in 1944.
AuthorPaul Wenske
PhotographerJim Barcus
DateFebruary 24, 2008
SourceThe Kansas City Star Magazine
See AlsoSidebar articles: "Kansas City: A Jazz Town, But A Gospel Town, Too"; "Death of an Institution" and "The Songs They Sang."
Gospel music
Local SubjectAfrican Americans
Western University
Quindaro, Kansas
Item TypeNewspaper Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID217992
CONTENTdm number37659
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