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  • Film, Video

    This is what the union done [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from AFS 12010 (General). Photographs from the LOC online collection (General). Franklin Delano Roosevelt, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b36629) -- John L. Lewis at United Mine Workers Convention (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.29288) -- United Mine-Workers of America (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.01953) -- Coal miner, his wife and two of their children (note child's legs). Bertha Hill, West Virginia (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39375) ...

    • Contributor: Jones, George - Korson, George
  • Notated Music

    Ring dem charmin' bells

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Jones, George W.
    • Date: 1882

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  • Book

    Songs of Politics and Political Campaigns

    Even without a labor party, the goal of promoting candidates that would favor the interests of working Americans continued to be a goal of labor unions in many elections through the present day. In Franklin D. Roosevelt's first campaign for president, he pledged to work to improve labor conditions. His campaign was supported by union dollars, and he established a working relationship with John ...

  • Notated Music

    Old glory song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 31 cm | the words by Will J. Jones ; the music by George Graff, Jr. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: World Music Publishing Corporation - Graff, George - Jones, Will J.
    • Date: 1919

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  • Audio Recording

    This is what the union done

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (Source). Recorded in Trafford, Alabama. (Venue). Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1940. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Jones, George - Korson, George Gershon
    • Date: 1965
  • Notated Music

    Brass band Ephraham Jones

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

    • Contributor: Leo Feist - Meyer, George W. - Goodwin, Joe
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    Arthur Jones, ballad

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Holt, Jr. - Horn, Charles E. - Morris, George P.
    • Date: 1848

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  • Audio Recording

    There's Billy Jones, the tinner boy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on August 16, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting George Vinton ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Notated Music

    Little Johnny Jones Give my regards to Broadway (war version)

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 35 cm | by Geo. M. Cohan ; war version by A. B. (Statement Of Responsibility). War version with new lyrics by Alfred Bryan. For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Richmond Publisher - Cohan, George M. (george Michael) - Bryan, Alfred - Cohan, George M.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Audio Recording

    Holy Baby, The

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Green, Joe - Williams, Chester - Jubilee Quartet (arkansas) - Jones, George - Martin, Leroy
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Audio Recording

    Rock Island Line

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Green, Joe - Jones, George - Story, C. A. - Denny, John - Battle, Joe - Johnson, Willie "little Life"
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Audio Recording

    Lord Don't Turn Your Child Away

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Green, Joe - Williams, Chester - Jubilee Quartet (arkansas) - Jones, George - Martin, Leroy
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Notated Music

    If I'm not at the roll call (kiss mother good-bye for me)

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 pages) ; 27 cm | by Geo. Boyden ; arr. by Stephen O. Jones. (Statement Of Responsibility). For male voices (TTBB), unaccompanied. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Leo Feist - Boyden, George L. - Jones, Stephen
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music

    Requiem in memory of Gen. Paul J Semmes

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

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Banks, Pauline De Launay - Chase, George W.
    • Date: 1868

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  • Notated Music

    My dear old cabin home

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 pages) ; 32 cm | [music and words] by William George ; [words] by Gurtrude Nichols. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. 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: Nichols, Gurtrude - Jones, Walter Howe - George, William
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    The lovers appeal, a serenade

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: George Willig - Jones, Joshua - Pub, H. A.
    • Date: 1841

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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    The Yankee Doodle Boy

    Article. Subsequent to Cohan's most successful years on Broadway, a number of shows have incorporated his song "Yankee Doodle Boy" and/or depicted the "Yankee Doodle Boy," himself. Eddie Buzzell sang "Yankee Doodle Boy" in the 1929 motion-picture adaptation of the big hit Little Johnny Jones. Jimmy Cagney played the role of George M. Cohan and sang "Yankee Doodle Boy" in the Academy Award-winning 1942 ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Notated Music

    You'll find old dixieland in France male voices

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 27 cm | by Grant Clarke and Geo. W. Meyer ; arr. by Stephen O. Jones. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus TTBarB. 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: Leo. Feist Inc - Meyer, George W. - Clarke, Grant - Jones, Stephen
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music

    Bessie

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Willig & Co., George - Jones, S. M. F.
    • Date: 1881

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  • Notated Music

    Wake, maiden, wake!

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Whitbeck & Co., George S. - Jones, Edwin A.
    • Date: 1881

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  • Notated Music

    Within the sound of the enemy's guns

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

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Root, George F. (george Frederick) - Jones, T. Newton
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    Old aunt Lucy, ballad

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: A. E. Jones and Co. - Brown, George S.
    • Date: 1853

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  • Audio Recording

    Till I Die

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Christopher, Columbus - Chains, Wallace - Bolden, Brant - Harrison, W. S., "jay Bird" - Jones, Sylvester - Ramsey, George
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Film, Video

    Sprinkle coal dust on my grave [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track taken from Library of Congress LP L60. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Coal miner. Cherokee County, Kansas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27588) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d09850) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Coal miner at ...

    • Contributor: Jenks, Orville J. - Korson, George Gershon
  • Article

    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections

    1759 Songs of America Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791) sets to music Doctor Parnell's 'My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free' – America's earliest surviving secular composition. Culture Voltaire (1694-1778) writes his satirical masterpiece Candide My days have been so wondrous free [manuscript] 1760 In the News George III becomes King of England. 1761 Songs of America 'Young Johnny,' sung by Winifred Bundy. Recorded by Helene ...