Zip Coon

Image Information: In the 1830's, another blackface performer, George Washington Dixon, popularized the figure of Zip (Scipio) Coon. Listen to the song "Zip Coon" (1834). (You can listen to other minstrel songs as well.) Weblink.

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Modern Languages / Anthropology 3043: Folklore & Mythology. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. You must give the original author credit. You may not use this work for commercial purposes. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under a license identical to this one.
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