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    • When it's night time down in Dixieland

    • Sheet music covers; Log cabins; Freedmen; Musical instruments; Entertainers; African Americans
    • Cover shows a nighttime scene of a group of African Americans singing, dancing, and playing the violin and banjo. Inset photograph at lower right of song performers Val Harris and Jack Manion.
    • Vanderbilt University Waltz

    • Students; Universities & colleges; Sheet music covers; Lyricists; Musicians; Musical instruments
    • Cover has inset photograph of Mabel Lee McFerrin, the song's author, in upper left-hand corner beside title. Inset photograph of the Vanderbilt University Glee and Banjo and Mandolin Clubs is positioned in lower center. Top of cover reads:...
    • Two Grand Ole Opry performers on stage at the Ryman

    • Music; Guitars; Singers; Music halls; Musicians; Concerts
    • Photograph of two unidentified men with guitars performing on stage. A barn faade is in the background with a partially visible "WSM Grand Ole Opry" sign over the doors. Several men are also visible. One appears to be playing a piano and two more...
    • Time marches on

    • Calendars; Music; Soldiers; Armistices; Arms & armament; Minstrel shows; Music; Track athletics; Doves
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows calendar images, each with a particular date enlarged and circled. He has drawn images next to the calendar pages, including a picture of a track and field athlete, a soldier, a minstrel...
    • The washing day: a proper new ballad for wet weather

    • Sheet music covers; Fictitious characters; Laundry; Weather; Clotheslines
    • Drawing of an angry-looking man in dressing gown and cap, with glasses perched on his forehead. He appears in the clouds above a clothesline holding laundry. On the ground are baskets, pails, an iron, and scrubbing brushes.
    • The Swedish melodies as sung by Madlle. Jenny Lind

    • Sheet music covers; Clothing & dress; Women; Singers
    • Oval lithograph with border of Jenny Lind (1820-1887), seated with hands folded, wearing formal dress and flowers in her hair. "Written and composed by A.F. Lindblad." "Rendered into English from the Swedish by J. Wrey Mould." Lithograph by Sarony...
    • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville

    • Auditoriums; Concert halls; Historic buildings; Tabernacles (Buildings); Architectural elements; Synagogues
    • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Small house at left later (1905) became the home of Congregation Sherith Israel, also known as the Fifth Avenue Synagogue. The photograph appears to have been taken in the winter as the trees are...
    • The red stockings

    • Sheet music covers; Baseball players
    • Black and white lithograph shows baseball scene with focus on pitcher wearing the Cincinnati Red Stockings uniform and mutton chop sideburns. Circling the pitcher are portraits of nine named players in ovate frames. At head of title: "To the;...
    • The political quartet

    • Flags; Political parties; Political elections
    • Cover depicts portraits of four 1896 presidential candidates positioned at each corner of the page with the American flag announcing elections in which the Republican, Democrat, Prohibition and Populist parties were represented. Portraits are...
    • The Old Contraband

    • Sheet music covers; Music title pages; Songs; Ballads; Minstrel shows
    • Sheet music, consisting of six pages, with an etching of an "African-American" representing the "Old Contraband." The composers are listed on the front cover.
    • The National union

    • Sheet music covers; Flags; Horses; Patriotism; Eagles; Capitols
    • Features a color engraving of the U.S. Capitol; two men on horseback look at the building from afar. An oval gold chain, in which each state is represented by a link, is superimposed on an arch with gray Doric columns. Above capitol: "In Union's...
    • The drummer boy of Shiloh

    • Battlefields; War casualties; Civil wars; Soldiers
    • Cover depicts fallen drummer boy surrounded by mourning comrades and other casualties as the Battle of Shiloh rages. Cover image has only sepia tint.

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