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    • Work at Headquarters, Second Brigade

    • Militias; Military officers; Military maneuvers; Military headquarters; Military facilities; Military intelligence
    • The men of the Headquarters of the Second Brigade, Tennessee State Guard, are shown performing various duties which would be expected of them. They are pictured seated behind desks, on the telephone, examining maps, and monitoring radio equipment.
    • 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.
    • Weapons and display at the Clarksville Armory manuevers

    • Armories; Military facilities; Military depots; Military training; Military inspections; Military officers; Militias; Grenades; Firearms; Rifles; Bayonets; Gas warfare; Tear gas; Chemicals
    • Outside the Clarksville Armory a crowd is pictured gathered around Tennessee State Guard soldiers who are giving a talk on weaponry. Displayed on a blanket on the ground in front of them are a variety of rifles and gas canisters. One Guard member...
    • Washington Hall and Hotel, Philadelphia

    • Hotels; Awards; Banquet halls; Banquets; Rewards of merit
    • A pen and ink drawing showing the front of Washington Hall and the adjoining hotel. Both are two-story buildings. The caption reads: Washington Hall and Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa., where Andrew Jackson was banqueted February 1819. Collection of the...
    • 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:...
    • Tremont House, Boston, Massachusetts

    • Hotels; Historic buildings
    • This etching pictures the front of Tremont House, also known as Tremont Hotel. A scant view of Beacon Street is provided at the right side of the image--the hotel being located at the intersection of Tremont and Beacon Streets. Flavor is provided...
    • The White House, Washington, D.C.

    • Official residences; Historic buildings
    • This etching features a front view of the White House that includes the fountain on the front lawn. At the bottom of the drawing, the Wall name appears with the date 1937, and Wall signed the etching below. The inspiration image comes from the...
    • 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 Seventh Regiment's large-scale maneuvers

    • Militias; Military training; Military maneuvers; Boys; Teenagers; Young adults
    • Newspaper clipping featureing Seventh Regiment personnel who participated in the first large-scale maneuvers for the Tennessee State Guard that were held in Cookeville August 13-15, 1943. The two photographs contrast the types and ages of men who...
    • The Second Hermitage

    • Historic buildings; Historic sites; Houses
    • Etching of the second Hermitage featuring a front view of the house and side building surrounded by trees with horses in the foreground. The original inspiration image is credited to the collection of Mr. Herbert Fletcher.
    • 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 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...

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