Gregg Kimball
Gregg Kimball
Stories and Songs


Gregg has written extensively on the American South, slavery, labor, and traditional music. Below is a selected bibliography of his publications.

 American City, Southern Place: A Cultural History of Antebellum Richmond. University of Georgia Press, 2000.
 In Bondage and Freedom: Antebellum Black Life in Richmond, Virginia. Valentine Museum, 1986.
 Articles and Essays
America on the Eve of the Civil War, edited by Edward L. Ayers and Carolyn R. Martin, 2010.
Entry on Richmond in the New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Vol. 2: Geography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
"African, American, Virginian: The Shaping of Black Memory in Antebellum Virginia, 1790-1860," in Where These Memories Grow: History, Memory, and Southern Identity. University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
“Liberty and Slavery: Richmond’s Place in the African American Diaspora,” in John Saillant, ed., Afro-Virginian History and Culture. Cross currents in African American History.New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1999.
“Mapping the Terrain of Black Richmond,”co-authored with Elsa Barkley Brown, Journal of Urban History onThe New African American Urban History,” vol. 21, no. 3 (March 1995): 296–346.Also appeared in Kenneth W. Goings and Raymond A. Mohl, eds., The New African American Urban History. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1996.
"The Working People of Richmond: Life and Labor in an Industrial City, 1865–1922," Labor's Heritage vol. 3, no. 2 (April1991): 42–65 .
 Music Publications
"Richmond's Top 5 Pre-1960 Musical Moments," Style Weekly (2014)
" The Bristol Sessions," Encyclopedia Virginia, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 2010.
"William Moore," "Jimmie Strother," and "Tarter and Gay."  Routledge Encyclopedia of the Blues (2005)
"On the Beach of Waikiki: Hopewell's Tubize Royal Hawaiian Orchestra" (with Ron Curry). Virginia Cavalcade 51, no. 3 (Summer 2002)
"Jimmie Strother, Virginia Songster." 64 Magazine (Jan. 2002)
"William Horton Barker" (with Vaughan Webb). Dictionary of Virginia Biography, vol 1 (2002)