antedating jitney 1899

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Mon Mar 16 18:16:55 UTC 2009

Morning Herald, page Page 4, iss. 349
Publication Date:
December 16, 1899
Published as:
The Morning Herald
Lexington, Kentucky
Election So Quiet This Pair of "Heavy-Enders" Didn't Know it Was on - A Little
Article Type:

"Can't spare de change. Me granmaw died in Sout' Afriky an' I need dis
to float
me over ter de fun'ral"
"Quit yer kiddin' an' let me have a jitney"

Stephen Goranson

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