Archive | October 8, 2022

“Sleepy” and Jack – The 1937 Davidson College football halftime act of a Cotton-Picking scene done to the tune of “Old Black Joe” vs Harvard University

October 8, 2022


A historical look back at when young African American boys traveled with Davidson College, as a halftime act, for the football game with Harvard University in 1937.  The halftime act was a cotton picking scene done to “Old Black Joe”, a song composed by by Stephen Forster (1826–1864) and published by Firth, Pond & Co. […]

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