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    • German Entertainment

    • World War, 1914-1918; Entertainment; Concerts; Musical instruments; Fraternization; Soldiers
    • German soldiers during a lull of battle. One soldier is playing a musical instrument, and two men are involved in acrobatics.
    • 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.
    • Military board marching in 1942 Army Day Parade

    • Military parades & ceremonies; Military officers; Buildings; Musical instruments; Military bands; Marching; Parades & processions
    • Army Day Parade in front of the Tennessee State Capitol. This event faetured the 2nd Tennessee Infantry on parade in downtown Nashville. Many people are lining the street watching the marchers as they walk by. A military band is marching. The...
    • Then there's our theatre

    • Theaters; Theater curtains; Stairways; Stages (Platforms)
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of a stage, on which he has written, "Hereon have appeared backdrops - Remarkable in that they were constructed with very few materials...much ingenuity." Under productions, he...
    • The Century Waltz Song sheet music cover

    • Sheet music covers; Centennial celebrations
    • A color drawing of the front of and side view of the Parthenon building at the 1897 Tennessee Centenial Exposition. The drawing is embellished by figures of urns, torches, flowers, ribbons, and musical instruments. Notation indicates "Official...
    • Aldehoff School during the Civil War

    • Military bands; Military uniforms; Musical instruments; Military occupations; Tents; Military camps; Boarding schools; Schools; Soldiers; Military officers
    • Federal officers, a regimental band with instruments, and several ladies pose in front of the two-story Aldehoff School. People can be seen in the windows of the building, and a tent appears in the right foreground of the dual-image stereograph...
    • Theodore Thomas Orchestra benefit at the Union Gospel Tabernacle

    • Orchestras; Concerts; Auditoriums; Concert halls; Historic buildings; Tabernacles (Buildings)
    • Interior image of the Union Gospel Tabernacle including the audience and the Theodore Thomas Orchestra performing at a benefit staged by the Ladies' Hermitage Association to fund the preservation of The Hermitage, home of Andrew Jackson.
    • 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:...
    • Camp Sam Houston Band

    • Bands; Musical instruments
    • A small ensemble of musicians from Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 1466, Camp Sam Houston. The instruments featured include a trombone, snare drum, guitar, saxophone, tuba, upright piano, and a washboard.
    • Thanks for the Memories

    • Songs; Prisoners; Musical notation
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows a song along with a tiny illustration of a soldier in prison. The song is called "Thanks for the Memories" and is attributed to L. G. Young, POW. The song is a parody and makes light of the...
    • Kriege Rations

    • Songs; Musical notation; Barbed wire
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows the remainder of the song, "Thanks for the Memoires," which begins on the previous page of the diary. Another song, "Kriege Rations," is also shown. This song makes light of the fact that...
    • Saturday Nite Jamboree

    • Certificates; Awards; Music
    • This page includes a mock certificate or award that Mitchener has given to himself for winning the "So You Want to Lead the Band" quiz program. The certificate reads,"Saturday Nite Jamboree - This is to Certify that Hardy A. Mitchener is Hep to...


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