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On a slow train through Arkansaw

Thomas William Jackson

On a slow train through Arkansaw

by Thomas William Jackson

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Published by Thos. W. Jackson Publishing Co. in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thos. W. Jackson; funny railroad stories, sayings of the southern darkies, all the latest and best minstrel jokes of the day ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6161 .J3115 1942
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6435552M
LC Control Number42013695
OCLC/WorldCa6912096

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  Barnside humor like this made On a Slow Train Through Arkansaw a best-seller on trains and newsstands in the early s. The two-bit joke book was the making of Author Thomas W. Jackson and the unmaking of Arkansas. Published in , the most popular jokebook of all time was named On A Slow Train Through Arkansaw. Though most of the jokes in the book were not about the state, the title assumed that the public would associate Arkansas with humor.


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