Research Revelations Episode 4.0 – Contextualizing Louise Madison’s Life

When you interpret primary source documents, context is important. This week, Germaine Ingram talks about the secondary sources she’s using to help contextualize Louise Madison’s life.


Sources mentioned in the episode:

Abbot, Lynn. Ragged but Right: Black Traveling Shows, Coon Songs, and the Dark Pathway to Blues and Jazz. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. 2007. Find it at a library near you.

Barrese, Beniamino. The Disappearance of My Mother. 2019. Watch the trailer.

Gross, Kali. Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880-1910. Durham: Duke University Press. 2006. Find it at a library near you.

Music credits:

Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod


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