Kingdom Coming

Title

Kingdom Coming

Subject

Broadsides
Songs and music
War songs
Slavery
Slaves
Minstrel Music
African Americans
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Slaves--Emancipation

Description

Four verse song and chorus.  Lyrics depict life on plantation while master is away as told through a slave's perspective. Written in stereotypical 19th century African American dialect. Lyrics clipped from larger publication.

Creator

Work, Henry

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

ca. 1862-1864

Contributor

Magnus, Charles

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

301291
37540000518052

Coverage

New York

Original Format

1
21 cm

Citation

Work, Henry, “Kingdom Coming,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 12, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22818.