Mudcat Café message #671393 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #45408   Message #671393
Posted By: Art Thieme
18-Mar-02 - 01:43 PM
Thread Name: JOHN HENRY solved????
Subject: RE: JOHN HENRY solved????
Fine continuing duscussion, this. If nothing else, thought provoking. In the other big thread on J.H. I laid out my ideas about John Henry being an ex-slave who is working for a real wage for the first time and therefore explains the pride he took in being picked by his peers to be their champion. Well, if he was a prisoner it shoots my conjecture all to hell. So on we go...

Art Thieme