"Pantaloon in Black", 254 (Event)

Page Number: 
254
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
and got him to town and into the jail
Page Event Ends: 
255
Era: 
The Depression (1930-1940)
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Saturday, August 3, 1940 to Saturday, August 31, 1940
Summary: 

The deputy describes Rider’s break from the jailhouse cell in a way that is reminiscent of minstrelsy, and that reminds readers that the deputy is making an effort for his audience.

Chronological Order: 
27.00
Keywords: 
storytelling, minstrelsy, black people described as animals, violence, humor
Indeterminate Date Range: 
2307

Event