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  • Notated Music

    The windy city

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

    • Contributor: Chicago Music Co. - Lovett, Irving D.
    • Date: 1890

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  • Notated Music

    When around comes Sunday night

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

    • Contributor: Grant Carver & Co. - Carver, Grant
    • Date: 1896

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  • Notated Music

    Chicago life waltzes

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

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons Co. - Puehringer, F.
    • Date: 1890

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  • Notated Music

    The Chicago skating polka

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

    • Contributor: J. L. Peters - Staab, Franz
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    For God and home and native land

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

    • Contributor: Henry Funk - Funk, Henry - Moffitt, E. P., Mrs
    • Date: 1880

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  • Notated Music

    Chicago rediviva!

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

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - G. U. D. - Punch
    • Date: 1871

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  • Notated Music

    The bicycle race

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

    • Contributor: Ella Herman - Herman, Ella
    • Date: 1895

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  • Notated Music

    I'll not forget my little darling

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

    • Contributor: C. R. Uhlmann - Uhlmann, C. R.
    • Date: 1896

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  • Notated Music

    Chicago post march

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

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons - Brooks, Ellis
    • Date: 1896

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  • Audio Recording

    Calling Trains

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First pubished on Library of Congress LP AFS L61 "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1936. (Date). Recorded at State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi. (Venue). This railroad call is performed by an unidentified former railroad train caller. (Content). John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1933-1937 (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, John A. (john Avery)
    • Date: 1968
  • Audio Recording

    I'm Sad and I'm Lonely

    sound recording | 1 reel. | Recorded by Ann Grimes, Ohio. (Venue). Ann Grimes's Ohio Collection, American Folklife Center. (Source Note). Recorded in 1953. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Sandburg, Carl - Grimes, Anne
    • Date: 1953
  • Audio Recording

    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
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording

    Sweet Home Chicago

    Played and sung by Honeyboy Edwards at the 50th Anniversary of the Archive of Culture at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1978. This song is believed to have been composed by Robert Johnson. sound recording | 1 reel. | Recorded at the Archive of Folk Song 50th Anniversary Concert, Library of Congress. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Edwards, Honeyboy - Johnson, Robert
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording

    Medley of Greek folksongs, including Dance of Zalongo

    Played on guitar and sung by John Hemonas at his home. Recorded by Peter Bartis in Chicago, Illinois, April 21, 1977. Chicago Ethnic Arts Project. sound recording | 1 reel. | Chicago Ethnic Arts Project Collection. (Source). Recorded by Peter Bartis in Mr. Hemonas's home. (Venue). April 21, 1977. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Hemonas, John - Bartis, Peter
  • Audio Recording

    Scotch Mary

    A traditional Irish tune performed on ullieann pipes by Patrick James Touhey. Recorded by Francis O'Neill, Chicago, Illinois, 1904. Dunn Family Collection. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Dunn Family Collection. (Source). c. 1904 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Touhey, Patrick J. - O'neill, Francis
  • Audio Recording

    Maid on the Green

    A traditional Irish tune performed on ullieann pipes by Patrick James Touhey. Recorded by Francis O'Neill, Chicago, Illinois, 1904. Dunn Family Collection. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Dunn Family Collection. (Source). c. 1904. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Touhey, Patrick J. - O'neill, Francis
  • Notated Music

    Jewels of Jewish melodies

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | The Rabbi said Be Happy -- The Grandfather's Melody -- The Bride's Prayer -- Be Joyful Israe -- Parting Song (Dance). (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Adolph E. Brunner/International Music Enterprises of the American Music Exchange - Epstein, S.
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Der pogrom

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm | "Published by the Author" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. Krone - Krone, H. - Lipschutz, D.
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    A Yud bin ich

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Nat Polonsky - Polonsky, Nat - Bloom, I. T.
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    Adoin olom

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Nat Polonsky - Polonsky, Nat - Bloom, I. T.
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    The laborer

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 34 cm. | Photograph of Cantor Nat Polonsky on cover. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Nat Polonsky - Polonsky, Nat - Bloom, I. T.
    • Date: 1915

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  • Notated Music

    Eili, Eili lomo asavtoni

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: McKinley Music Co. - Sandler, Jacob Koppel - Sawyer, Henry S.
    • Date: 1921

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  • Notated Music

    The John Brown song, or Glory hallelujah

    sheet music | 4 p. | "With new and revised words." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Steffe, William
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Soldier's burial

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

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Packard, J. - Packard, M. W.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    The Chicago copperheads

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

    • Contributor: Horace Waters - Clark, James G.
    • Date: 1864

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