Mapping the Salon

Mapping the Salon

Introduction This summer, I pursued an independent research project focusing on the salons of late 19th and early 20th century Paris. I set out to create a comprehensive map of salons from the era that listed relevant information so that students, scholars, and the...
Mapping Black Gospel Music

Mapping Black Gospel Music

Gospel is a musical culture that was born centuries ago. In the 16th century, when the slave trade began in North America, gospel music found its source. African men and women, who sang in different Homelands in Africa, now would sing together in America. From morning...
Mapping the Tours of the Fisk Jubilee Singers from 1871 to 1881

Mapping the Tours of the Fisk Jubilee Singers from 1871 to 1881

Introduction George L. White founded The Fisk Jubilee Singers in Nashville, Tennessee in 1871. The group was comprised of students attending Fisk University, an institution organized by the American Missionary Association for the education of freed slaves after the...