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  • Catfish Blues

    Played and sung by Honeyboy Edwards at the 50th Anniversary Concert for the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1978. sound recording | 1 reel. | Recorded at the Archive of Folk Song 50th Anniversary Concert, Library of Congress. (Venue). At the beginning of this recording, Edwards acknowledges Alan Lomax, who is sitting in the audience. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Edwards, Honeyboy - Petway, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman

    James "Super Chikan" Johnson and Richard Christman performs Mississippi blues songs and music at the Library of Congress, May 23, 2006. videorecording | videorecording ; 62 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 23, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Super Chikan - Christman, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • At the Mississippi cabaret

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

    • Contributor: Jerome H. Remick & Co. - Gumble, Albert - Brown, A. Seymour
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Low Down, Dirty Dog Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in Robinsonville, Mississippi. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - House, Son
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1962
  • Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps

    Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps perform Delta blues at the Library of Congress, May 25, 2011. videorecording | videorecording ; 66 | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). May 25, 2011. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Payton, Ben Wiley - Thundering Harps (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Mississippi Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Recorded at Sadie Beck's Plantation, Arkansas. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brown, William - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1962
  • The Drummer of Vicksburg

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

    • Contributor: J. Marsh - De Geer, P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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  • Iyanough waltz

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

    • Contributor: H. A. Stevens & Co. - Hallett, Herbert
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • U. S. G.

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

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Emmett, Dan D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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  • What I'll do for native land song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Mrs. Rosa Ruffin Leigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Leigh, Rosa Ruffin (Mrs) - Leigh, Rosa Ruffin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • The Bonny boys in blue

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

    • Contributor: J. Marsh - Angelo, H. - Gouger, G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865

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  • William Grant Still, 1895-1978

    Biography. Further Reading

  • Vicksburg is taken, boys!

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Hicks, Edmund W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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  • Depot Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in Robinsonville, Mississippi. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - House, Son
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1962
  • That's so, or The Union cause is gaining ground

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

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Webster, J. P. - Call, Lowell
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • Into Vicksburg

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

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Smith, J. F. O.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • John Avery Lomax (1867-1948)

    Biography. Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (American Memory)

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
  • Surrender of Vicksburg march

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

    • Contributor: Sep. Winner - Morrison, Mary
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • Vicksburg schottisch

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Woodruff & Diserens - Eaton, E. O.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865

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  • Stand nation of peace

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 25 cm | by Laura Walker Colgrove. (Statement Of Responsibility). For mixed voices (SATB). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Laura Walker Colgrove - Colgrove, Laura Walker
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues

    videorecording | videorecording; 55 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). February 17, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ferris, William R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • The Battles of July '63

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

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Parry, John - Worrall, J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • No man's land was Yankee land

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 34 cm | words and music by Jas. J. McGrath. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: John Mcgrath & Sons Co. - McGrath, Jas. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • The Soldier's burial

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

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Packard, J. - Packard, M. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865

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  • The Ruler in peace and the leader in war

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

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Hubbard, J. Maurice - Woodhams, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1868

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