Essays Tagged: "Chattanooga Tennessee"

This essay is about the life of Bessie Smith.

Bessie Smith, the greatest and most influential classic blues singer of the 1920s was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her date of birth is uncertain and is variously given as April 15, 1894-6, 1 ... joined a traveling vaudeville show, Smith and another brother, Andrew, began singing and dancing on Chattanooga street corners, earning pennies from passersby. With the help of Clarence, Bessie was ab ...

(5 pages) 84 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Scottsboro Boys Trial.

two mill girls named Victoria Price and Ruby Bates, dressed in overalls, hoboed a freight train to Chattanooga, Tennessee. According to Victoria the two girls were going to stay in the home of Ms. Ca ... oves that he was lying. Detectives back then also said that Victoria lied about where she stayed in Chattanooga. There is no woman named Ms. Brochie. She really went to Chattanooga to become a prostit ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


z artists, and she paved the way for many musicians who followed. Bessie was born April 15, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to a part time Baptist preacher, William Smith, and his wife Laura. The famil ... vered' by none other than Ma Rainey when Ma's revue, the Rabbit Foot Minstrels, was passing through Chattanooga around 1912 and she had the occasion to hear young Bessie sing. Ma took Bessie on the ro ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History


HeroI still remember as if it were yesterday. I had just moved to a new house in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I was no longer living on a dirt road, but rather a paved one. Fenced-in hom ...

(3 pages) 30 1 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The life of Bessie Smith, the blues singer.

e was known as the "Empress of the Blues", her life began when she was born an African American, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She lived with her poor black family, and before the tender age of ten, Bess ... r and singer. It all started when Ma's variety show, the Rabbit Foot Minstrels, was passing through Chattanooga. Ma had the instance to listen to youthful Bessie buzz. Ma obtained Bessie to go on the ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Chickamaugans Win The Battle

ited States army of the Cumberland in a deathly struggle. We, the south, were trying to take Chattanooga, Tennessee before Rosecrans, who was also trying to take Chattanooga to gain its resourc ... 54 men but we prevailed. General Rosecrans career ended and the Army of the Cumberland retreated to Chattanooga.

(1 pages) 555 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Battle Of Racism

a loss of freedom. Americans have stopped going to Muslim owned businesses. The residents in Chattanooga, Tennessee have discontinued business from a gas station due to the fact that a Muslim o ...

(2 pages) 14 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Chattanooga Ice Cream Case

The Downfall of Chattanooga Ice Cream 1The Downfall of Chattanooga Ice CreamAmber ParkerJack Welch Management Instit ... reamAmber ParkerJack Welch Management InstituteProf. Ardith BowmanJWI5100075/12/2014The Downfall of Chattanooga Ice Cream 2Abstract In this paper I will do an analysis on what I think cause the downfa ... n what I think cause the downfall of Chattanooga Ice Cream. I will also give and observation of the Chattanooga Ice Cream Division and how lack of respect and communication caused them to lose one of ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication