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  • The star spangled banner

    sheet music | 4 p., 13 x 10 in. | Cover has color illustration. Transcribed for the piano by Ch. Voss. 50th edition. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Andre and Co. - [Smith, John Stafford] - Voss, Ch. - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1862

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  • The senator

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Willis Woodward & Co. - Braham, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • America the beautiful

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled "Sing America!", published by MENC, and manufactured by Sony Music Special Products. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Ward, Samuel - Bates, Katharine Lee - Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band, Cherry Point, Nc
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • [ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

    manuscript | 1 manuscript photostat, mounted on cardboard | This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content). Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division. Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Key, F. S.
    • Original Format: Books
  • Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 6 p., 10 x 13 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Blodgett & Bradford - [Smith, John Stafford] - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 4 p., 9 x 12 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - [Smith, John Stafford] - Damrosch, Walter - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • You're a grand old rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono; 10 in. | "with orchestra accompaniment." Song is popularly known as "You're a grand old flag," which was a later title. Matrix: 5923 D. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Zon O Phone Record - [Cohan, George M. (George Michael)] - Murray, Billy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 6 p., 9 3/4 x 13 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: William Dressler - [Smith, John Stafford] - Dressler, William - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Dad's Old Silver Dollar Is Good Enough for Me

    Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William Jennings Bryan (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Skidmore Heck - Volney, James
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1896

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  • America the beautiful

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from CD entitled: "Remembering the Navy Hour." Featuring the Navy Band and Sea Chanters. Recorded by Sheffield Recording, Ltd., Inc. at the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Department of Defense - Ward, Samuel - Dragon, Carmen - Bates, Katharine Lee - United States Navy Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Cuckoo! Cuckoo! All Sing Cuckoo!

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 1⁄2 in. ; 6 p. | 1894 Presidential Campaign - anti-Grover Cleveland (General). John Morgan called Cleveland followers "cuckoos" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Emil Wulschner & Son - Flat Senior [Pseud.] - C. Sharp Junior [Pseud.]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1894

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  • The star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - The Diamond Four
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Swinging 'round the circle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lyon & Healy - Salis, P. G. - Byers, S. H. M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1866

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  • Vote for the Right Man

    Sheet music | 12 1/4 x 9 1/8 in. ; 4 p. | 1920 Presidential Campaign (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Emma A. Parker - Jay, Harry - Parker, Emma A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • Star-spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "baritone and chorus" Matrix: 3083-C-4-2. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [Key, Francis Scott] - Chalmers, Thomas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The battle hymn of the republic

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "The flag flies high." Features the U.S. Army Chorus. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: U.S. Army Band - Steffe, William - Wilhousky - Howe, Julia Ward
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1861
  • With Cleveland, we will win the day

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Richard A. Saalfield - Skelly, J. P. (Joseph P.)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1884

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  • Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Recorded on April 7, 1898 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - Sousa's Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898
  • The candidate's a dodger

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in August, 1936. (Date). Recorded in Mena, Arkansas. (Venue). Forms part of the Vance Randolph Collection. (Source). The song relates to the presidential campaign of 1884 when Grover Cleveland ran against James Blaine. The song was originally based on accusations of political corruption against Blaine. (General). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Randolph, Vance - Dusenbury, Emma - Powell, Laurence
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Stars and stripes forever

    sheet music | 9 p. | Original manuscript score. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Vallandigham schottisch

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. C. Peters & Bro - Linter, R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • Yankee doodle boy

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 77.5 rpm, mono ; 10 in. | Victor 16799-A. mx: 4229, take 6. Matrix on original issue (Victor 4229 -6) B1991. Playback speed, -1.5% Recording of "Yankee Doodle Boy" made available here with permission from BMG, 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Murray, Billy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Adams and liberty

    "Adams and liberty" is written to the tune of the Anacreontic song, and this is believed to be the first American book publication of the music of that song. Published in "The American musical miscellany," pages 211-218. Author was christened Thomas Paine, and changed his name after the piece was published.

    • Contributor: A. Wright, for D. Wright and Company - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1798

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  • The yankee doodle boy

    sheet music | 11 p. | Copyright 1904. English copyright secured. (Copyright). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: F. A. Mills - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Swinging around the circle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. D. Russell & Company - Locke, E. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1866

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