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    500 -- Library of Congress

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Contributor: Battiest Tomasi, D. J. - Tingle, Tim
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Web Pages
    • Date: 2011
  • The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1759
  • Musical Styles/Traditional and Ethnic -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Musical Styles/Traditional and Ethnic - ...

    Playlist Five recordings from Library of Congress collections illustrate the diversity of the United States as a "melting pot" of many cultures. The Minstrel Boy A heartfelt rendition of a lovely Irish ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Articles About Songs -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Articles About Songs - The Library of ...

    Original essays and articles are available on this site to help provide historical context and a deeper view for those who wish to learn more about particular topics. The Library's curators have ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Timeline/1800 to 1849 -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Timeline/1800 to 1849 - The Library of...

    A timeline of American songs and historical and cultural events. 1800-1849

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1800
  • Timeline/1950 to Present -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Timeline/1950 to Present - The Library...

    A timeline of American songs and historical and cultural events. 1950-Present

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Historical Topics -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Historical Topics - The Library of Con...

    Playlist for Immigration, Migration and American Expansion Five recordings from Library of Congress collections provide contrasting impressions of America's expanding populace and geography. How Columbus discovered America A humorous monologue and song ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Musical Styles/Popular Songs of the Day -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Musical Styles/Popular Songs of the Day - ...

    Playlist Five recordings from Library of Congress collections that "topped the charts" back in the day. My days have been so wondrous free This song, by Francis Hopkinson, was written in 1759 ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Timeline/1900 to 1949 -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Timeline/1900 to 1949 - The Library of...

    A timeline of American songs and historical and cultural events. 1900-1949

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1900
  • Songs of Unionization, Labor Strikes, and Child Labor

    Songs of Unionization, Labor Strikes, and Child Labor

    This article is about songs of unionization, labor strikes, and child labor. Songs of children who had to work instead of going to school tell a particularly poignant story about migrant labor. ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Biographies -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Biographies - The Library of Congress ...

    Many composers, lyricists, performers, conductors, field collectors, and folklorists have played a part in the history of American songs over the centuries. Short biographies are available for some of them on this ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1866
  • Musical Styles/Parlor and Concert Stage -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Musical Styles/Parlor and Concert Stage - ...

    Playlist Five recordings from Library of Congress collections, ranging from classical arias to parlor songs to minstrel tunes, underscore American audiences' appetite for vocal music both at home and at the theater. ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Timeline -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Timeline - The Library of Congress Cel...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

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  • The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1759
  • Interactive Maps -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Interactive Maps - The Library of Cong...

    Mapping of the Songs of America Select any state on this map to find items pertaining to it. These may include songs about a state, songs written or recorded in a state, ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Timeline/1759 to 1799 -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Timeline/1759 to 1799 - The Library of...

    A timeline of American songs and historical and cultural events. 1759-1799

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1759
  • Musical Styles/Ritual and Worship -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Musical Styles/Ritual and Worship - Th...

    Playlist Five recordings from Library of Congress collections illustrate a smattering of great performances of religious songs. I walk with the King B. D. Ackley's revival hymn is given a proud performance ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1938-09-14
  • Curator Talks -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Curator Talks - The Library of Congres...

    The curators of the collections at the Library of Congress give more information about the history of song in the United States in these brief "Curator Talk" videos. In these, the curators ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Timeline/1850 to 1899 -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Timeline/1850 to 1899 - The Library of...

    A timeline of American songs and historical and cultural events. 1850-1899

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1850
  • Musical Styles -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Musical Styles - The Library of Congre...

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

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  • Illustrated Sound Recordings -                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Illustrated Sound Recordings - The Lib...

    The themes of selected American songs are presented in these sound recordings illustrated with images from the Library of Congress' collections. See pictures of the doomed Titanic and its passengers in the ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages