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The Fisk Jubilee Singers remembered
In Response To: Fisk University ()

Fisk University Honors Memory of Original Band of Jubilee Singers; J.C. Napier, One of Trustees, Burns Notes for $149,000 --World-Famous Institution Now Free of Debt--Original Singer Returns for Celebration
The New York Amsterdam News (1922-1938). New York, N.Y.: Oct 12, 1927. pg. 8, 1 pgs
Abstract (Summary)

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 10.--Fisk University paid its tribute to the memory of its famed Jubilee Singers on October 6. This date was the fifty-sixth anniversary of the Jubilee Singers, a band of nine, who, together with George L. White, their music teacher, left Nashville October 6, 1871, to secure funds for Fisk University.

Dateline: NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 10
Publication title: The New York Amsterdam News (1922-1938). New York, N.Y.: Oct 12, 1927. pg. 8, 1 pgs
Source type: Historical Newspaper


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