Tag: Swing Low Sweet Chariot
What They Listened To: 1873
New takes on old tunes.
A Purpose and a Prayer–Freed Slaves Who Saved a School
Taking every penny from the school treasury to pay for their traveling expenses the Fisk Jubilee Singers set out on a mission to ensure the continuance of the school they dearly loved. Only a few months after the end of the Civil War John Ogden, the Reverend Erastus Milo Cravath, and the Reverend Edward P.…