Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Tom Dooley sound recording | 1 disc. | Recorded by Frank Warner in Beech Mountain, North Carolina,1940. (Venue). Anne and Frank Warner Collection. (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Warner, Frank - Proffitt, Frank
  • Notated Music
    Fight for your Uncle Sam music for the song Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 page) ; 18 x 21 cm | [words and music by F.M. Waner] ; arranged by Pauline Jones Warner. (Statement Of Responsibility). For solo voice or instrument. 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: Warner, F. M. (Frank Myron) - Warner, Pauline Jones - Warner, F. M.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Biography
    Charles Lafayette Todd (1911-2004) Biography. Charles "Lafe" Todd at the recording machine surrounded by a group of Mexican boys and men. Photo by Robert Hemmig, El Rio F.S.A. Camp, California, 1941. AFC 1985/001: P16.
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L.
  • 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...
  • Biography
    Ned Rorem, b.1923 Biography. Dubbed by Time magazine as "the world's best composer of art songs," the appellation is certainly befitting of Ned Rorem, who, with nearly 500 songs in his catalog, has easily surpassed the efforts of nearly every American composer in this genre (Charles Ives is perhaps the closest second, with nearly 200 songs in his catalog). In addition to Rorem's extensive contribution to American...
  • Book/Printed Material
    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
  • Book/Printed Material
    Dancing and its relations to education and social life with a new method of instruction, including a complete guide to the cotillion (German) with 250 figures
    Dancing
    Book. print | xxvi, 302 p. front. (port.) illus. 20 cm. | By Allen Dodworth. (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). •Any of the above works will be sent by mail, postage prepaid, to any part of the United States, Canada,...
    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers - Dodworth, Allen
    • Date: 1900