Alice Ramsey et al. in New York City - the 1910's

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, pages 124,125:

Alice Ramsey, a dancer whom I'd met in the South, came backstage. Alice said she was working at Edmond's and sharing a flat with Lola Lee, another of his entertainers. I accepted her invitation to move in with them. "Why go back to Philadelphia when you're through here?" she asked me. "I want you to come down one night and meet my boss, Edmond." I promised I'd do that when I'd concluded my engagement at the Lincoln. While working I never cared to go to night clubs. I always worried about the heavy cigarette smoke hurting my throat. When I did go down to Edmond's, Alice, after introducing me…   more >>

cite as

Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 124,125. accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: New York City


Listening to

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Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble performed by Ethel Waters

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Sun, 05 Apr 2015 13:13:18 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:27:19 +0100