Collection Items

  • Notated Music
    United States forever sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Lacalle, Joseph
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music
    America, I love you sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Kalmar & Puck Music Co. - Gottler, Archie - Leslie, Edgar
    • Date: 1915

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  • Notated Music
    Liberty until the end sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Gwirtz, Veo & Co. - Gwirtz, Jay L.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    The heroes of the U.S.A. sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Kendall, Edwin F. - Bernard, Frank H.
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    Patriotism sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: John J. Ridgway - Ridgway, John J. - Hunter, A. D.
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    I'm all bound 'round with the Mason Dixon Line sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co. - Schwartz, Jean - Lewis, Sam M. - Young, Joe
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music
    Our heroes and our flag sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hirsekorn & Selig - Selig, G.
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music
    Gee! but ain't America a grand old place sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Smith, Chris
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music
    Stand by your colors sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Ella Thomas - Thomas, Ella - Johns, Houston
    • Date: 1915

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  • Notated Music
    What kind of American are you? sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Broadway Music Corp - Von Tilzer, Albert - Brown, Lew - McCarron, Chas
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music
    Bring back the Kaiser to me sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Harry Von Tilzer Music Pu Co. - Von Tilzer, Harry - Rowland, Adele - Moran, Ed.
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music
    She's a Yankee Doodle girl sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Harry Von Tilzer Music Pu Co. - Von Tilzer, Harry - Sterling, Andrew
    • Date: 1904

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  • Audio Recording
    Old Gray Mare sound recording | 1 cylinder | Bascom Lamar Lunsford was a lawyer, a folklorist, and a performer of traditional songs and music. (Biographical). October 19, 1925. Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). Spoken by Lunsford at the end of this recording: "Bascom Lamar Lunsford, who just sung the foregoing, learned it from Curtis Miles at Alexander, Buncombe County, North Carolina, near the home of ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Jesus is My Only Friend sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 10, 1926 (Date). Spoken at the end of this recording: sung by Bessie Shaw, Oakhill, Georgia, April the tenth, Nineteen twenty-six. (Content). Some verses on the original cylinder were not duplicated due to poor sound quality. (Content). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Shaw, Bessie
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Finger Ring sound recording | 1 cyl. | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 12, 1926. (Date). Spoken at the end of the recording by Mary C. Mann: This is Miss Roberta Paul's, Paul's "boat song" that I have sung just now—the "Finger Ring." She like that. Sung by Mary C. Mann, Darien, Georgia, Macintosh county, April the twelfth, Nineteen twenty-six. (Content). According to Robert ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winsow - Mann, Mary C.
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Ol' Man Satan
    Drive Ol' Satan Away
    sound recording | 2 cylinder recordings | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 12, 1926. (Date). According to Gordon, "This song was a favorite with Amelia, a slave brought to this country prior to 1800 from the island of Madagascar. She taught it to her grand-daughter, Violet, and she in turn taught it to her granddaughter, Mary, from whom I obtained it. Amelia ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Mann, Mary C.
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Hesitation Blues
    Hesitating Blues
    sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). October 19, 1925. (Date). Bascom Lamar Lunsford was a lawyer, a folklorist, and a performer of traditional songs and music. (Biographical). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Roll the Old Chariot Along and Haul the Woodpile Down Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s (singers unknown). Gordon Cylinder Collection (cyl.50, CAL 103, CAL 104) sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s. (Content). The recording of "Haul the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    The Old Ninety Seven
    The Wreck of the Old Ninety Seven
    sound recording | 1 cylinder recording. | Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon in Concord, North Carolina, (Venue). Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. Original Cylinder number: Gordon cyl. A6, ms. NC4. (Source Note). Recorded on October 15, 1925 (Date). This song is known under several similar titles in addition to the title listed: "The Wreck of the Old Ninety Seven," "The Wreck of the Old ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lewey, Fred J. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Old Granny Hare
    "Old Molly Hare"
    Sung by William Ernest Bird in Cullowhee, North Carolina, October 28, 1925. Gordon Cylinder Collection. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Performed by Professor W. E. Bird of Cullowhee State Normal School at Cullowhee, Jackson County, North Carolina, in the mountains to the southwest of Asheville. (Content). Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). October 28, 1925. (Date). This song was published on the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bird, William Ernest - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Glory to God, My Son's Come Home sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Sung by J. D. Purdy in Gullah dialect. Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (General). Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon near Darien, Georgia (Venue). Recorded ca. 1926. (Date). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Purdy, J. D. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    You've Been A Good Old Wagon, But You've Done Broke Down
    The Wagon
    Composer Ben Harney sings his song, "You've Been a Good Old Wagon, But You've Done Broke Down," without accompaniment. Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (probably in Harney's home), ca. 1925. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | This is thought to be the first published ragtime song, published in 1895. The original sheet music was written for piano and voice. (General). Not ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Harney, Benjamin Robertson - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Alan Lomax to Pearl R. Nye, May 27, 1938
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-05-27
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Alan Lomax to Pearl R. Nye, June 5, 1938
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-06-05
  • Audio Recording
    The Southern Soldier sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assasination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1937. (Date). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1937. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morgan, Minta - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Date: 1952