Collection Items

  • Notated Music
    Prohibition sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Prohibition is now the rule throughout the land. Congress has passed a law, and America forbids whiskey and beer. Therefore, no more drinking here. Instead, just put salt, horseradish, and vinegar in your cup." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Saul Schenker Co. - Doctor, Rubin
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    Prohibition Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Church, John - Bates, Vint C.
    • Date: 1884

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  • Notated Music
    Prohibition Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Bennett, C. W.
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    Missouri state prohibition march Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Weber, Louis
    • Date: 1883

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  • Notated Music
    Prohibition and St. John Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Fuller, F. J.
    • Date: 1884

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  • Notated Music
    The National prohibition campaigne songster Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Blake
    • Date: 1881

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  • Article
    Songs of the Temperance Movement and Prohibition Many of the songs related to Prohibition are no longer sung. Some of the popular songs were recorded comercially, and preserved in that way. Others survive because folk song collectors like Stetson Kennedy, Sidney Robertson Cowell, and Alan Lomax were out documenting songs with early disc recording equipment not long after the repeal of Prohibition, when people still remembered and sang them.
  • Notated Music
    Proibizione - Prohibition; Art thou an angel? Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Pond, Wm. A. & Co. - Bazzini, Gav. A.
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    Prohibition wave, The; or, We'll change our constitution Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Church & Co., John - Wallace, S. F.
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    Cheer, all cheer; or, The Union prohibition battle cry Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: McAllister, D. C. - M., M. H.
    • Date: 1884

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  • Audio Recording
    Molly and the baby, don't you know
    Prohibition song (Title descriptor)
    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:27 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...
    • Contributor: Victor - Homer A. Rodeheaver - Walter Rogers - J. Herbert
    • Date: 1916-02-26
  • Audio Recording
    Mountain Dew Performance of an original anti-Prohibition song by folklorist and performer Bascom Lamar Lunsford, of Asheville, North Carolina. Composed in 1920. Versions of this song entered oral tradition and consequently it is often thought to be a folk song. sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford recording project, 1949 collection. (Source). Recorded in 1949. (Date). Recorded at the ...
    • Contributor: Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
  • Notated Music
    No beer no work Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered page) ; 28 cm | Sam Marley. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice; lead sheet. 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). Sheet (Form).
    • Contributor: Marley, Sam
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music
    No beer, no work! a humorous song Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 35 cm | words by Theodore Philipp and Anna Ballmann ; music by Martin Ballmann. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: Martin Ballmann - Ballmann, Martin - Ballmann, Anna - Philipp, Theodore
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    No beer, - no work! Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered page) ; 34 cm | by Norrie Bernard. (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). Sheet (Form).
    • Contributor: [Publisher Not Identified] - Bernard, Norrie
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    Personal liberty: we can't work if we don't get beer Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 36 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: Fitzpatrick, Michael J.
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    No beer, no work Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered page) ; 28 cm | Sam Marley. (Statement Of Responsibility). Lyrics only. 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). Sheet (Form).
    • Contributor: Marley, Sam
    • Date: 1911
  • Audio Recording
    Save a little dram for me sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 5/1/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Dinnie Donohue / William Cahill. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Skidmore, Will E. - Walker, Marshall - Rogers, Duke
    • Date: 1922
  • Film, Video
    De brewer's big hosses [illustrated] Temperence song motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 17455-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections. (General). Photos used: Beer wagon, Minneapolis, Minnesota (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a05323 ) -- [New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during the height ...
    • Contributor: Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan) - Taylor, H. S. - Herbert, J.
  • Audio Recording
    Bellamena
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Rolle, Theodore "tea Roll"
    • Date: 1940-01-20
  • Audio Recording
    Bellamena
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Unidentified Performer
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Article
    German American and Russian German American Song The composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950) made a significant impact on both American classical and popular music culture with his musical works for the stage. Weill fled Nazi Germany in the mid-1930s, eventually seeking citizenship in the United States with his wife Lotte Lenya (who originated many of her husband's most important female roles.) Works like "The Threepenny Opera," "Happy End" and "Lady in the ...
  • Article
    Songs of Social Change - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Americans from the colonial period to the present day have often practiced their right to freedom of speech through song. American songs have called attention to social causes, both criticized and advocated governmental social policies, and provided a means of personal complaint on social issues. Songs are easily carried, demand attention, convey emotion, and can be performed in many contexts, with or without instrumentation, ...
  • Article
    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including
  • Book/Printed Material
    Public dance halls, their regulation and place in the recreation of adolescents
    Public dance halls
    Bibliography. Government Publication. Book. print | v, 57 p. 23 cm. | by Ella Gardner ... (Statement Of Responsibility). At head of title: U.S. Department of Labor. Children's Bureau. "Dance-hall legislation of 1926, 1927, and 1928": p. 56-57. 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). ...
    • Contributor: U.S. Govt. Print. Off - Gardner, Ella
    • Date: 1929

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