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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....
    • Come on to Nashville Tennessee

    • Couples; Railroad stations; Railroad employees; Passengers; Railroad travel; Arrivals & departures
    • A man and a woman carrying baggage approach a gate and a railroad employee to board a pictured train headed to Nashville, Tennessee. Cover image is done in green and white.
    • Andrew Jackson Postage Stamp

    • Postage stamps
    • A pen and ink drawing of the 1861 postage stamp honoring Andrew Jackson. The authentic stamp is surrounded by the drawing. The caption reads: "Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the U.S.A.,1829-1837. Postage Stamp with Portrait of Andrew Jackson...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Long boy

    • Soldiers; Marching; Farms; Mules; Dogs; Swine; Roosters; Arrivals & departures; Families; Farewells; World War, 1914-1918
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Keep away from the fellow who owns an automobile

    • Automobiles; Automobile driving; Montgomery, Ray; Healy Sisters
    • Cover depicts a car with a running board. The driver sits on the right side of the coupe and the lady to his left with scarf blowing in the breeze as the top is down. Inset photograph of Ray Montgomery and the Healey Sisters (song performers).
    • 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.
    • Robert H. Cartmell Diaries Excerpts

    • Civil Wars; War; Slaves; Agriculture; Political issues; Cities & towns
    • Excerpts from the Robert H. Cartmell Diaries. They contain full commentaries on the nature of his farm operation, the weather, and the fluctuations of the cotton market. They contain thoughtful comments on politics and candidates for office and...
    • 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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