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Samuel Alfred Beadle



S.A. Beadle, Lyrics of the Underworld
(Jackson, Mississippi: W.A. Scott, 1912)

Beadle was born in Atlanta, Georgia, August 17, 1857. After the Civil War, Beadle moved to to Jackson, Mississippi, where he studied law and began the practice of law. He died in Chicago, Illinois in 1932.

[Source: James B. Lloyd (ed.), Lives of Mississippi Authors, 1817-1967 25 (Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1981); Theressa Gunnels Rush, Carol Fairbanks Myers & Ester Spring Arata (eds.), 1 Black American Writers Past and Present: A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary 64 (Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1975)]


My Country

My Suburban Girl

My Suburban Girl

The Southern Girl


S.A. Beadle, Sketches from Life in Dixie (Chicago: Scroll Publishing and Literary Syndicate, 1899)

__________, Lyrics of the Underworld (Jackson, Mississippi: W.A. Scott, 1912)


S.A. Beadle, Adam Shuffer (Jackson, Mississippi: Harmon Publishing Co., 1901)


Randy Patterson, Samuel Alfred Beadle: Black Mississippi Poet of the Early Twentieth Century, POMPA (Publications of the Mississippi Philological Association) 131-136 (1992)