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Dixie

Dixie

by Daniel Decatur Emmett

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Emmett in Blackface

Daniel Decatur Emmett in his minstrel show blackface.

Daniel Decatur Emmett

The Irish-American songwriter of the Confederacy’s anthem.

Birth of a Stereotype

Mr. T. Rice, the original Jim Crow.

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