Go Down, Moses, 351 (Event)

Page Number: 
351
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
The face was black, smooth, impenetrable; the eyes had seen
Page Event Ends: 
352
Era: 
The Depression (1930-1940)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Monday, July 15, 1940
Summary: 

A census taker enters Samuel Beauchamp's cell as the narrator observes Samuel's "impenetrable" face and "deliberately . . . not Southern" voice (256). Beauchamp supplies his census information, including age, occupation, and relatives.

Chronological Order: 
352.00
Keywords: 
Race, Appearance, Accent, Region, Prison, Justice, Origin, Birth, Identity, Ambiguity, Murder, Crime, Law, Adoption, Child-rearing, Grandmother-Grandson, Plantation, Burial, Death, Interracial Conversation, Fatalism
Indeterminate Date Range: 
11637

Event