Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    The smiler sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Van Eps, Fred - Burckhardt, John F. - Wenrich, Percy
    • Date: 1925
  • Audio Recording
    In the baggage coach ahead sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Singing, Violin and Guitar" (Content). Mx: 10315 -C -3 -2 Recorded on April 13, 1925. Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Davis, Gussie L. - Dalhart, Vernon and Co.
    • Date: 1925
  • Audio Recording
    Panama sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Shimmy One Step" (Content). Mx: 141424 -3 Recorded on Dec. 22, 1925. Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Harmony - [Tyers, William H.] - The Dixie Stompers
    • Date: 1925
  • Notated Music
    The Bowery sheet music | 6 p. ; 13 x 9 in. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: T. Harms & Co. - Gaunt, Percy - Hoyt, Charles H.
    • Date: 1925

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  • Notated Music
    How Can We Know [Op. 29, No. 4] sheet music | 4 p. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Eleanor Everest Freer - Freer, Eleanor Everest - McCormick, Edith Rockefeller
    • Date: 1925

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  • Notated Music
    To the unknown soldier boy Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 unnumbered pages) ; 27 cm | music by C. Fred'k Clark ; lyric by C. Foster Roberts. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Title from caption. 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: Clark, C. Frederick - Roberts, C. Foster
    • Date: 1921

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  • Notated Music
    Our boys' victory Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | by A.J. Cook. (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: Cook, A.J. - Cook, A. J.
    • Date: 1921

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  • Notated Music
    Gold star mother Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 32 cm | words by Gustave F. Waeckerley ; music by John L. Herman. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: Gustave F. Waeckerley - Herman, John L. ((Composer)) - Waeckerley, Gustave F. - Herman, John L.
    • Date: 1925

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  • Notated Music
    The brave unknown Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 31 cm | words and music by W.T. Meir. (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: Manhattan Music Co. - Meir, William T. - Meir, W. T.
    • Date: 1925

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  • Notated Music
    In Flanders' fields Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 26 cm | [words by] Lt. Col. J. McCrae ; [music by] Mary L.D. Macfarland. (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: Macfarland, Mary L. D. - McCrae, John
    • Date: 1921

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  • Notated Music
    Costello post Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by H. D. Pryor (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink, with typescript lyrics. 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: Pryor, H. D.
    • Date: 1921

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  • Notated Music
    Lest we forget Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 31 cm | 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: Scheidecker, A. J.
    • Date: 1925

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  • Notated Music
    The sentinel poppies Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 31 cm | 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: Schulze, Ernest A. - Doyle, Stephen
    • Date: 1925

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  • Notated Music
    Rest ye in peace ye Flanders dead America's answer Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 pages) ; 35 cm | poem by R.W. Lillard ; music by A.A. Tennant. (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: Tennant, A.A. - Lillard, R.W. - Tennant, A. A. - Lillard, R. W.
    • Date: 1921

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  • Audio Recording
    In the baggage coach ahead sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 5791 -2 Issued in early 1925. Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Regal - Davis, [Gussie L.] - Dalhart, Vernon
    • Date: 1925
  • Audio Recording
    In the baggage coach ahead sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 19627-A -3 Issued in early 1925. Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Victor - Davis, [Gussie L.] - Dalhart, Vernon
    • Date: 1925
  • Collection
    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...
    • Date: 1581

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  • Article
    Articles About Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Original essays and articles are available on this site to help provide historical context and a deeper view for those who wish to learn more about particular topics. The Library's curators have written articles on historical topics and song, musical styles, individual songs, and songs of various ethnic groups in America.
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    Biographies - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Short biographies are available for some of the many composers, lyricists, performers, conductors, field collectors, and folklorists who have played a part in the history of American songs.
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    Curator Talks - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections The curators of the collections at the Library of Congress give more information about the history of song in the United States in these brief "Curator Talk" videos with the help of illustrations and audio clips.
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    Historical Topics - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections The history of America is reflected through its songs. Read more about how immigration and migration; work and industry; social change; war and conflict; politics and political campaigns; and sports and leisure in the United States have been portrayed in song. Listen to examples for all.
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    Illustrated Sound Recordings - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Performances of song and concerts from the Library of Congress are available on this site as well as interviews with performers and composers.
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    Interactive Maps - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.
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    Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Explore the relationship between cultural and historical events to American song on this timeline.