A Guide to the Beulah "Sippie" Wallace Oral History Collection, 1985
“Sippie” Wallace was a top blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s, whose career rivaled that of famed Bessie Smith. She recorded with Louis Armstrong and other luminaries of the period, and her career was revived in later life under the encouragement of singer, Bonnie Raitt.
Collection includes audio recording, transcript, and synopsis of oral history interview with Beulah “Sippie” Wallace by University of Texas doctoral student, Christopher Brooks. Also contained is an article about Wallace published in the Texas Humanist based upon this oral history interview.
Beulah "Sippie" Wallace Oral History Collection, 1985, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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