Blue Goose Cafe in The Town (Location)

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Blue Goose Cafe
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Office/store
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1375
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One of the rare black-owned businesses in Yoknapatawpha, the "Blue Goose" is "a Negro cafe below the cotton gin" (167). Since it stays open "every night" until the town night marshall "runs all" the patrons out "and closes it up" (168), it may be more like a juke joint - that is, an African American night spot featuring music, dancing and gambling as well as drinking - than a restaurant.

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Continuous
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