Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    The iron Merrimac [illustrated] motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 8181 A1 (General). Photographs from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Photos used: Battle between the Monitor and Merrimac--fought March 9th 1862 at Hampton Roads, near Norfolk, Va. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.01840) -- Desperate encounter between the Ericsson battery "Monitor" 2 guns, and the "Merrimac" 12 guns (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.04145) -- Terrific combat between the ...
    • Contributor: Hand, Judge Learned - Langenegger, John - Semmig, Arthur
  • Audio Recording
    The Iron Merrimac sound recording | 1sound recording | Judge Learned Hand was from Essex County, New York. (Biographical). Recorded in Washington, D.C. (Venue). Recorded October 3, 1942. (Date). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assasination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the Judge Learned Hand Recordings collection. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hand, Learned - Semmig, Arthur - Langenegger, John
    • Date: 1952
  • Notated Music
    The Cumberland sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Boott, F. - Longfellow
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music
    Monitor polka sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: H. Dodworth - Weingarten, G.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music
    Monitor grand march sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Mack, E.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music
    The Last broadside sheet music | Music associated with the Union side no cover Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Firth, Pond & Co. - Buckley, Frederick - Beach, Elizabeth T. Porter
    • Date: 1862

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  • Article
    Traditional Ballads - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Introduction Traditional ballads are narrative folksongs - simply put, they are folksongs that tell stories. They tell all kinds of stories, including histories, legends, fairy tales, animal fables, jokes, and tales of outlaws and star-crossed lovers. (
  • Article
    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 1850 Songs of America Stephen Foster composes 'The Voice of Bygone Days', 'Molly, Do You Love Me?', and 'Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway!' 'Go Down Moses,' a spiritual sung by the Tuskegee Institute Singers, 1914. Harriet Tubman reported using this song to identify herself to slaves that might want to escape and flee north with her by singing it in a neighboring ...
  • Book
    Manners and social usages Book. print | 487 p. front. 18 cm. | by Mrs. John Sherwood ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). •The above work sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the United States or Canada, on receipt of the ...
    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers - Sherwood, M. E. W. (Mary Elizabeth Wilson) - Sherwood, M. E. W.
    • Date: 1887
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-00-00