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    • Star of Liberty

    • Sheet music covers; Songs; Music
    • "Star of Liberty" sheet music to Gov. I. G. Harris. Words written by Randel Weber. Music written by Dr. O. Becker. Entered according to Act of Congress, A. D.1861, by J. A. McClure, in the Clerks office of the District Court of Middle Tenn. C.S.A....
    • The Bonnie Blue Flag

    • Sheet music covers; Songs; Music
    • "The Bonnie Blue Flag" sheet music, dedicated to General John W. Geary and the Second Division, Twentieth Army Corps, United States Army. Entered according the Act of Congress A. D. 1864, by H. H. K. Elliott in the Clerks Office of the District...
    • 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...
    • Grant, our great commander

    • Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Battlefields; Campaigns & battles; Historic sites; Surrenders; Victories; Military leadership; Military officers; Generals; Sheet music covers
    • A portrait of Union Army General Ulysses S. Grant appears at the center of the engraved cover, surrounded by Civil War-related line drawings entitled "Donelson," "Vicksburg," "Lee's Surrender," and "White House Wash'n."
    • Centennial national song

    • Sheet music covers; Presidents; Farmers; Eagles; Railroads; Ships; Symbols
    • 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...
    • 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;...
    • A sailor's grave by the sea

    • Sheet music covers; Dogs; Beaches; Graves; Shipwrecks
    • Blue-toned print of a dog lying on a grave at the seashore with a wrecked vessel in the shallow water just offshore. Under print: "Words and Music by Paul Dresser." Cover artist unknown.
    • Jeff in petticoats: a song for the times

    • Cross dressing; Escapes; Firearms; Tents; Horses; Soldiers; Women; Sheet music covers; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Confederate President Jeff Davis is pictured fleeing (in a crinoline dress) from an army camp, holding a dagger as a bonnet flies off his head. A soldier aims at gun at him and a woman in a dress appears to be in distress. Words by George Cooper....
    • Raw recruits

    • Sheet music covers; Caricatures; African Americans; Soldiers; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    • 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...
    • Here's your mule

    • Mules; Saddles; Sheet music covers
    • Cover features full side view of saddled mule. Beyond the mule are army camp tents. "Here's Your Mule" written in arc across cover. "Comic Camp Song and Chorus by C.D. Benson."
    • 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:...
    • I can pick de winner wid my two eyes shut

    • Sheet music covers; Caricatures; African Americans; Blackface entertainers
    • Cover shows a caricature drawing of an African American couple wearing formal clothing. The man is bowing and the woman is curtsying. At right is a tiered cake on a table with a sign reading "Dis cake will be given to de most graceful couple."...
    • Casey Jones the brave engineer

    • Sheet music covers; Railroad locomotives; Railroad employees; Railroad accidents
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Battle of Gettysburg

    • Sheet Music covers; Songs; Ballads; Campaigns & battles; Battlefields
    • 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.

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