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    • Mrs. Nancy Page with a quilt

    • Mrs. Nancey [sic] Page, a quiltmaker from Clifty, Tennessee, near Crossville, sitting on her front porch swing with a "Dutch Doll" or "Sunbonnet Sue" quilt across her lap.
    • 1940 September 9
    • Defend your country

    • Color lithograph of Uncle Sam pulling up his shirt sleeves and published "in the interest of National Defense." Uncle Sam stands in front of an unfurled American flag and is ready for a fight. Stamped in bottom right corner: "Strobel's Music Shop /...
    • 1940
    • Vanderbilt University Waltz

    • 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:...
    • 1898
    • Thanks for the Memories

    • 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...
    • 1944-1945
    • Kriege Rations

    • 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...
    • 1944-1945
    • Long boy

    • Comical drawing in which a soldier with rifle on his shoulder marches off to World War I down a dirt road and leaves in the background mother, father, sweetheart, a dog, and a mule sticking its head out of a barn. American flags are being waved by...
    • 1917
    • Battle of Gettysburg

    • Eight-page sheet music with a full color cover. On the cover is a color reproduction of Pickett's famous charge at Gettysburg. Companies selling this music are listed on the front cover.
    • 1917
    • Casey Jones the brave engineer

    • Cover shows a drawing of locomotive number 5, with photographs of two men (presumably the songwriters) in railroad gear inserted in what appear to be engine windows. "Words by T. Lawrence Seibert, music by Eddie Newton." "The only comedy railroad...
    • 1909
    • Centennial national song

    • A small engraving of rural America with a train, factory, farmers, ships, and workers, is surrounded by a decorative frame of leaves, which lists the names of states and past presidents of the United States. Also pictured are Lady Liberty...
    • 1875
    • The National union

    • 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...
    • 1851
    • The children of the battlefield

    • Lithograph from a photograph of three young children serves as the centerpiece of the cover of a Civil War-era song, dedicated by the author, James G. Clark, to J. Francis Bourns M.D. of Philadelphia, Pa.
    • 1864
    • Raw recruits

    • Cover depicts caricatures of five African-American soldiers, three with bayonets, one playing a drum, and one holding a sign reading "Raw Recruits, Capt. Dan Bryant." They appear hapless and comically inept. They are lined up in front of tents in...
    • 1862

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