Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Emcee Talks About Having Been in Germany During World War II
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Film, Video
    Vignettes: Letters from George to Evelyn from the private papers of a World War II bride videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 19 min., 9 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Smith, Alan Louis
    • Date: 2012
  • Audio Recording
    Mobile Bay sound recording | 1 disc. | John Becker and Alan Lomax recordings of Negro longshoremen from the Ball Steamship Company Collection (Source). Recorded in 1943. (Date). Recorded in 1943 in the studios of WDAE Tampa, Florida, as part of CBS Radio's Trans-Atlantic Call, a program developed in collaboration with the Office of War Information during World War II. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Becker, John Leonard - Epps, John Henry - Wellman, Nathanial - Ellman, Jess - Rutledge, Charley
  • Article
    Eternal Father, Strong to Save Article. Eternal Father, was a favorite hymn of both President Theodore Roosevelt, a former Secretary of the Navy (1897-98), and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, a former Assistant Secretary of the Navy. It was performed as the body of President John F. Kennedy, a PT boat commander in World War II, was brought to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Article
    Blues as Protest Another example of the use of blues to address social issues are found in African American songs about World War II. Bus Ezell's composition, "Obey the Ration Laws," urges people to comply with war-time rationing, but it also alludes to a difference in compliance and attitudes between poor and wealthy Americans. Buster Brown's "War Song," also performed during World War II, complains of a ...
  • Article
    Rockabilly - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Rockabilly music arose after World War II and is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll. Mixtures of country music with swing and boogie woogie styles preceded it in the 1940s. As early as the 1930s, Western swing artists such as Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys and Milton Brown and his Musical Brownies freely mixed Black and white styles of music. ...
  • Audio Recording
    There's a long, long trail a-winding sound recording | 1 sound recording | This song, first published in 1914, became popular during World War I and was later incorporated into the U. S. Army Song Book for World War II. (Bibliographic History). This was recorded in Columbus, North Dakota. (Venue). This forms part of the Bjorngjeld Family Collection. (Source). Recorded between 1956 and 1960. (Date). According to Arthur Bjorngjeld, in ...
    • Contributor: Bjorngjeld Family (Musical Group) - Bjorngjeld, Clarence - Bjorngjeld, Ervin - Bjorngjeld, Alfred - Borghild, Person - Hanson, Olga - Elliott, Zo - King, Stoddard
  • Film, Video
    What a time [illustrated] motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Photographs and drawings from Library of Congress online resources. (General). Audio track taken from AFS 7044 A1 (General). Photos used: Members of an artillery unit stand by and check their equipment while the convoy takes a break (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c33629 ) -- [Adolf Hitler, 1889-1945, in staff hq. on west front, examining map with his high command] ...
    • Contributor: Golden Gate Quartet - Willis, Laurence James
  • Notated Music
    War Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | by Dorothy Stewart. (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: Legters Music Co. - Stewart, Dorothy
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    War songs Notated Music. print | 1 score (10 pages) ; 34 cm | words and music written and composed by L. Birdsey Parsons. (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: Frank Harding - Parsons, L. Birdsey
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    Kaiser Bill, world's assassin Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | Melody only. Manuscript in pencil with typewritten text underlay. Composer's name does not appear on manuscript; attribution from Catalogue of copyright entries. 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: Spaulding, H. F.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music
    The German Kaiser's execration by the Allied nations for causing the world's great war, 1914-1918 Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 34 cm | words by Thomas J. Northey ; music by Hector Richard. (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: Legters Music Co. - Richard, Hector - Northey, Thomas J.
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    War song "Kaiser Bill" Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | arranged by E.M. Reyer ; words and music by J. Marple. (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: Marple, J. - Reyer, E.M.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music
    Kaiser's war machine Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 34 cm | [words and music] by Gladys Nichols. (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: Delmar Music Co. - Nichols, Gladys
    • Date: 1919

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  • Audio Recording
    Roosevelt and Hitler, Part II
    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Notated Music
    All the world is full of gladness Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Narvey Rowlson MacLeod. (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: McLeod, Narvey Rowlson
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music
    The war pill of Kaiser Bill Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered page) ; 15 cm | Mrs. E.G. Wray ; H.D. Murphy. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. "Song card, message!"--Caption. 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] - Murphy, H.D. - Wray, E.G. - Murphy, H. D.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    We're in the war to stay Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 22 cm | by J.F. Mayfield. (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: J.F. Mayfield - Mayfield, J.F. - Mayfield, J. F.
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music
    The Kaiser must sidetrack war rallying song Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Clara B. Mays. (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: Clara Mays - Mays, Clara
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    After the war is over where will the Kaiser go? Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 34 cm | words and music by Fred C. Stoutenburg. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. "The latest war song succes"--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: Metropolitan Music Co. - Stoutenburg, Fred C.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    War song we're going to smash the Kaiser Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 page) ; 27 cm | [music by] George A.E. Lundell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Reproduced from manuscript; lyric sheet included. 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: Lundell, George A. E.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music
    Uncle Sam, we'll help you win the war Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 page) ; 18 cm | music by Lennawood ; words by Fennwood. (Statement Of Responsibility). Manuscript in ink. 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: Lennawood - Fennwood
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    Come on '19 we're going to win this war Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 34 cm | words & music by Guy A. Surber. (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: M. Surber - Surber, Guy A.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    Kaiser Bill a war song for soldier and civilian Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | written and composed by James Irvin Taylor. (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: J.I. Taylor - Taylor, James Irvin
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    Uncle Sam, we'll help you win the war Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 unnumbered pages) ; 35cm | music by Lennawood ; words by Fennwood. (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: Lennawood - Fennwood
    • Date: 1918

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