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    Goodbye France Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:46 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading...
    • Contributor: Victor - Peerless Quartet - Henry Burr - Albert Campbell - John H. Meyer - Frank Croxton - Rosario Bourdon - Irving Berlin
    • Date: 1918-11-27
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    There's a long, long trail sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Written in 1913 by two seniors at Yale. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): My mother's rosary / Walter Van Brunt. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Elliott, Zo - Ballard, George Wilton - King, Stoddard
    • Date: 1916
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    Come rugiada al cespite
    Ernani. Come rugiada al cespite (Uniform title) | Ernani (Work title)
    Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:09 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is required...
    • Contributor: Victor - Giovanni Martinelli - Walter Rogers - Giuseppe Verdi
    • Date: 1915-05-11
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    Just like Washington crossed the Delaware, General Pershing will cross the Rhine Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:58 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading...
    • Contributor: Victor - Peerless Quartet - Henry Burr - Albert Campbell - John H. Meyer - Frank Croxton - Josef Pasternack - George W. Meyer
    • Date: 1918-04-08
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    The World War Speech by Governor James M. Cox. "A world war has been fought, historic, unprecedented. For many, many months civilization hung in the balance. In the despair of dark hours it seemed as though a world dictator was inevitable. The very soul of America was touched with the fear that our liberties might be taken away."
    • Contributor: Cox, James M. (James Middleton) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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    One hundred million soldiers Speech by Frank A. Vanderlip, former Assistant Secretary of Treasury and president of the National City Bank of New York (now Citibank). "To win this war, Congress pledged the resources of the United States to the last man and the last dollar. When you applauded that, you agreed that we would be a united nation."
    • Contributor: Vanderlip, Frank A. (Frank Arthur) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    America's accomplishment Speech by Breckinridge Long, Assistant Secretary of State. "We accomplished our set purpose in an incredibly short time to the bewilderment of the yet admiring world."
    • Contributor: Long, Breckinridge - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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    The republic must awaken Speech by Warren G. Harding, U.S. Senator from Ohio. "My countrymen: the surpassing war of all times has involved us and found us utterly unprepared in either a mental or military sense."
    • Contributor: Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    The Americans come!
    An episode in France in the year 1918 (Subtitle)
    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:27 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Victor ledgers note: "Matrix #1 destroyed in process in matrix plant." This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is...
    • Contributor: Victor - Reinald Werrenrath - Josef Pasternack - Fay Foster
    • Date: 1918-10-28
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    At Valley Forge Speech by Champ Clark, U.S. Representative from Missouri and Speaker of House. "We are assembled here to pay tribute to the deeds of a portion of the brave men who made us free. [Valley Forge was] the most heroic and without question the most pathetic chapter in the history of the American Army."
    • Contributor: Clark, Champ - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Just a baby's prayer at twilight From Edison records catalog: After you have listened to this Re-Creation a few times you will probably decide it is one of the most perfectly rendered songs you ever heard. Notice, particularly, the orchestra accompaniment in the refrain. This lyric gives a new idea to the many "war-lyrics" that have been written. "Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight, for a Daddy Over There." Few...
    • Contributor: Edison - Jerome, M. K. - Lewis, Sam M. - Young, Joe - Homestead Trio
    • Date: 1918
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    France (we have not forgotten you) Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:46 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with violin duet and orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed...
    • Contributor: Victor - Lambert Murphy - Josef Pasternack - Milton Ager
    • Date: 1918-06-27
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    The nation in arms Speech by Franklin K. Lane, U.S. Secretary of the Interior. "We are fighting Germany because she sought to terrorize us and then to fool us... Germany has never asked forgiveness of the world [for sinking the Lusitania]...Belgian starving ...piteous cries of children...friendly, harmless, terrorized people."
    • Contributor: Lane, Franklin K. - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    America's choice and opportunity Speech by Newton Diehl Baker, Secretary of War. "A new history of the world will be written and it will date, I think, from the beginning of this war."
    • Contributor: Baker, Newton Diehl - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Labor's service to freedom A speech by Samuel Gompers, president, American Federation of Labor. "In addition to the fundamental principles at issue, labour has a further interest in the war. This war is a people's war, labor's war. The final outcome will be determined in the factories, the mills, the shops, the mines, the farms, the industries and the transportation agencies of the various countries."
    • Contributor: Gompers, Samuel - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Die Wacht am Rhein
    Watch on the Rhine (Parallel (translated) title)
    sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:11 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not...
    • Contributor: Victor - Carl Schlegel - Walter Rogers - Carl Wilhelm
    • Date: 1914-11-10
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    Vorposten an der italienischen Grenze
    Outpost at the Italian frontier (Parallel (translated) title) | Das Leben im Sch├╝tzengraben und im Felde (Series title)
    Ethnic Spoken Word, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:15 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with band (Description). Victor ledgers bear the heading, "German war songs." This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is...
    • Contributor: Victor - Gyula Szalay - Julius Salay [I.E., Gyula Szalay] - Edward T. King
    • Date: 1916-08-11
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    When Alexander takes his ragtime band to France
    Comedienne with orchestra (Title descriptor)
    Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:08 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading...
    • Contributor: Victor - Marion Harris - Josef Pasternack
    • Date: 1918-06-18
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    Lorraine (My beautiful Alsace-Lorraine)
    My beautiful Alsace-Lorraine
    From Edison records catalog: Did you know that for nearly forty years, since Germany took Alsace-Lorraine from France, a monument to it has stood in Paris, draped in black, and every year adorned with flowers? It is the land France has never ceased to mourn and is probably the only territory she hopes to gain by the war. Fred Fisher has been very clever...
    • Contributor: Edison - Fisher, Fred - Dalhart, Vernon - Bryan, Alfred
    • Date: 1918
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    Address
    Address by J.D. Rockefeller Jr. | United War Work Campaign
    Speech by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., chairman of the United War Work Campaign, an organization that raised $35 million for various private organizations working with the troops during World War I. "For the first time in history, people of Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant faiths, are standing side by side and working in closest cooperation for a great common cause."
    • Contributor: Rockefeller, John D., (John Davison) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    From the battlefields of France A patriotic appeal by the U.S. Army to Americans for "their unshrinking support" delivered by General John J. Pershing, Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces.
    • Contributor: Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Nation's Forum Collection (Library of Congress) - A.F.R. Lawrence Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    Keep the home fires burning
    Keep the home fires burning
    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 12/23/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): My bugler boy / Helen Clark. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Novello, Ivor - Wheeler, Frederick
    • Date: 1916
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    Goodbye Broadway, hello France Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:58 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading...
    • Contributor: Victor - American Quartet - Billy Murray - Albert Campbell - John H. Meyer - William F. Hooley - Josef Pasternack - Billy Baskette
    • Date: 1917-07-03
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    Good-bye Broadway, hello France : baritone and chorus with orchestra The 1st song from the revue, The passing show of 1917. Edison: 5687-C-2-78 (matrix), 5659-C-3-77 (matrix); Diamond Disc no. on edge of disc: 50443. Arthur Fields, baritone (1st work) ; Billy Murray, tenor (2nd work) ; with chorus and orchestra. Coupling date: 8/21/1917--Cf. Wile, 1978. LC copy: 5687-C-3-72 (matrix, 1st side) ; 5659-C-5-44 (matrix, 2nd side). Engraved labels.
    • Contributor: Fields, Arthur - Murray, Billy - Baskette, Billy - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Date: 1917
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    My sweetheart is somewhere in France Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:06 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is...
    • Contributor: Victor - Elizabeth Spencer - Josef Pasternack - Robert King - Mary Earl [I.E., Robert King]
    • Date: 1917-10-19