In our “Ghost”-themed issue, we search for an abandoned ship and its long-lost crew with Bland Simpson; we remember the 1898 Phoenix Riot—a response to the disenfranchisement of African Americans in Greenwood County, South Carolina—with Daniel Levinson Wilk; we pay homage to the dying art of deer-driving with Ileana Strauch; and we listen to the “Graveyard Blues” with Rob Golan. Boo!
"To me it was nothing but musical feces."
"I bleakly recognized a haunt from my own family."
"Upon the rude unpainted table at home the fisherman laid the wet paper, unscrolled it, but then could barely make out the sloppy clots of penned words: Deering Captured by Oil Burning Boat . . ."
"'I was with my father when they rode up, and I remember starting to cry.'"
"Brownlow was 'a Methodist preacher, who once preached with a pistol and a bowie-knife on the Bible before him . . . . ready to gouge any fellow creature.'"
"These images chronicle a century of tradition."
"He is cocky. He's also cute and a good kisser."
"The soundtrack for my Revelation was a simple three-cord ditty."
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