Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Poor butterfly Copyright: Harms, Inc. 1916, 1944. Coupling date: 2/20/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. In Edison Records catalog: fox trot, for dancing. With (reverse side): Missouri waltz / Jaudas' Society Orchestra.
    • Contributor: Hubbell, Raymond - Jaudas' Band - Jaudas, Eugene
    • Date: 1917
  • Audio Recording
    Medley of Southern airs
    My old Kentucky home | Dixie | Old folks at home
    Coupling date: 6/5/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Banjo solo unaccompanied. From Edison records catalog: Fred J. Bacon, banjo; includes My old Kentucky home, Dixie, and Old folks at home. With (reverse side): Homeward march / John Kimmel.
    • Contributor: Bacon, Fred J.
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    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: Young, Joe - Jerome, M. K. - Lewis, Sam M. - Homestead Trio
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    Onward, Christian soldiers! From Edison records catalog: "Onward, Christian Soldiers!" is called by commentators "a rousing hymn of Christian warfare." The words were written by Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould, a Roman Catholic writer and priest. He was born in England in 1834. Sir Arthur Sullivan, who wrote this music, is the Sullivan of the famous "Gilbert and Sullivan" operettas. He wrote every kind of music--the "Lost Chord" was...
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Arthur
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    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: Fisher, Fred - Bryan, Alfred - Dalhart, Vernon
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    The band festival at Plum Center From Edison records catalog: This is one of the cleverest skits of its kind ever produced. It is cleverly written and even more cleverly presented. Miss Jones and Messrs. Harlan and Porter are thoroughly experienced at this sort of work and every intonation of their voices gives just the right touch to the situation. Notice how the band plays the famous "Misere" from Verdi's...
    • Contributor: Harlan, Byron G. - Porter, Steve - Doty, Charles W. - Jones, Ada
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    Let us not forget--a message to the American people Coupling date: 1/7/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): National airs of the Allies / New York Military Band.
    • Contributor: Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva)
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Hungarian rag Coupling date: 11/5/1913. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): La catrera / National Promenade Band.
    • Contributor: New York Military Band - Lenzberg, Julius
    • Date: 1914
  • Audio Recording
    In a monastery garden Coupling date: 5/27/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): March religioso / New York Military Band.
    • Contributor: Ketelbey, Albert W. (Albert William) - Peerless Orchestra
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Myona-Hawaiian waltz Coupling date: 6/30/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Kaiwi waltz (Old Hawaiian melody) / Toots Paka's Hawaiians.
    • Contributor: Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Night time in Little Italy Coupling date: 1/17/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: fox trot. With (reverse side): Dry town blues / Lou Chiha "Friscoe."
    • Contributor: Frisco Jazz Band
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    Spanish rhapsody Coupling date: 7/10/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Hungarian serenade / Alessios Mandolin Quartet.
    • Contributor: Alessios Mandolin Quartet - Salvetti, S.
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    The stars and stripes forever march Coupling date: 12/13/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Sari waltz / Imperial Marimba Band.
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Imperial Marimba Band
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    True to the flag march Coupling date: 4/1/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Serenade / Creatore and His Band.
    • Contributor: United States Marine Band - Blon, Franz Von
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    12th Street rag Copyright: 1914; Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): American pep march / Imperial Marimba Band.
    • Contributor: Bowman, Euday L. (Euday Louis) - Imperial Marimba Band
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Umbrellas to mend Coupling date: 3/26/1918. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: one-step. With (reverse side): Johnson "jazz" blues / Frisco Jazz Band.
    • Contributor: Frisco Jazz Band - Kaufman, Mel
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    Carolina rolling stone Coupling date: 2/20/1922. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: tenor with orchestra. With (reverse side): Boo-hoo-hoo / Aileen Stanley.
    • Contributor: Parish, Mitchell - Squires, Harry D. - Dalhart, Vernon
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Crazy blues Copyright: MCA, Inc., 1920. Coupling date: 2/15/1921. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. With (reverse side): Pocahontas / Premier Quartet.
    • Contributor: Sissle, Noble - Bradford, Perry
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Save a little dram for me Coupling date: 5/1/1922. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. With (reverse side): Dinnie Donohue / William Cahill.
    • Contributor: Walker, Marshall - Rogers, Duke - Skidmore, Will E.
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Happy tho' married Coupling date: 6/22/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: monologue. With (reverse side): Desperate Desmond / Fred Duprez.
    • Contributor: Duprez, Fred
    • Date: 1915
  • Audio Recording
    A police court scene Coupling date: 9/2/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: talking. With (reverse side): Bill's visit to St. Peter / Billy Golden, Billy Heins.
    • Contributor: Porter, Steve
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    A visit to Reilly's Coupling date: 6/20/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: comic sketch. With (reverse side): Henry and Hank in vaudeville / Kaufman Bros.
    • Contributor: Reilly, Charles
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Die Schnitzelbank
    Carving bench
    Coupling date: 2/22/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: In Deutsch. With (reverse side): Im Grumewald ist Holzauktion (A wood auction in the greenforest) / Manhattan Quartett.
    • Contributor: Manhattan Quartett
    • Date: 1921
  • Audio Recording
    Polski taniec
    Polish dance
    Coupling date: 8/21/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: (Polish). With (reverse side): Polka Warszawska "wiszniaczka" / Aleksander Iwanowski.
    • Contributor: Iwanowski, Aleksander
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording
    Polka Warszawska "wiszniaczka" Warsaw polka
    Warsaw polka
    Coupling date: 8/21/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Polski taniec / Aleksander Iwanowski.
    • Contributor: Iwanowski, Aleksander
    • Date: 1922