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  • Audio Recording

    Government Camp Song

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Campbell, Mary - Campbell, Betty
    • Date: 1941-08-08
  • Audio Recording

    Government Camp Song

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Campbell, Mary - Campbell, Betty - Treat, Margaret
    • Date: 1941-08-09
  • Film, Video

    Government camp song [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 5101 a1 (General). Photographs taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Children under an FSA camp sign (http://memory.loc.gov/afc/afcts/images/p014/0001u.tif) -- Children of migrant Oklahoma family, now living near Fresno, California, picking cotton(http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021850/PP/ ) -- Pea picker's home (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998018292/PP/) -- Migrant agricultural worker's family (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021554/PP/) -- Baseball game at ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Mary - Treat, Margaret - Campbell, Betty - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
  • Audio Recording

    Tip-top Tipperary Mary

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:52 | 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 - Albert Campbell - Harry McClaskey [i.e., Henry Burr] - Henry Burr - Arthur Collins - John H. Meyer - Ted Levy - Harry Carroll
    • Date: 1914-11-18
  • Notated Music

    Children of liberty

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 24 cm | words by William Dudley Foulke ; music by Ralph Campbell Sloane. (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: [mary T.R. Foulke?] - Sloane, Ralph Campbell - Foulke, William Dudley
    • Date: 1917

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  • Book

    Scottish American Song

    The most significant impact of Scottish music on American song has been its influence on American song genres, often coupled with the influence of Irish song. Scholars today are looking at the influence of the religious songs of early Scottish settlers on the development of African American spirituals and Gospel. The roots of country music come from a mixture of Americanized adaptations of Scottish ...

  • Article

    Children's Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections

    Children's songs may include songs that adults sing or teach to children, songs children pass along to each other, and songs that children compose themselves. These distinctions are not always clear cut, however, as adults may teach children songs that they learned from other children in childhood, and children may pass along songs learned from adults to other children. Playlist Five recordings from Library ...

  • Article

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

    1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including "Ah, Love, But a Day and "The Year's at the Spring." John Rosamond Johnson writes the anthem "Lift Every Voice and Sing" to lyrics by James Weldon Johnson. The King Family performs the traditional dance song "Cripple Creek" on string band instruments: banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, and bass fiddle. ...