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1. Title:'We'll Sing to Abe Our Song': Sheet Music about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War, from the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana [ Full Record ]
URL:http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/scsmhtml/scsmhome.html
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2. Title:African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920: Selected from the Collections of Brown University [ Full Record ]
URL:http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/sheetmusic/brown/
Description:"This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period. Numerous titles are associated with the novel and the play Uncle Tom's Cabin. Civil War period music includes songs about African-American soldiers and the plight of the newly emancipated slave. Post-Civil War music reflects the problems of Reconstruction and the beginnings of urbanization and the northern migration of African Americans. African-American popular composers include James Bland, Ernest Hogan, Bob Cole, James Reese Europe, and Will Marion Cook. Twentieth century titles feature many photographs of African-American musical performers, often in costume. Unlike many other sorts of published works, sheet music can be produced rapidly in response to an event or public interest, and thus is a source of relatively unmediated and unrevised perspectives on quickly changing events and public attitudes. Particularly significant in this collection are the visual depictions of African Americans which provide much information about racial attitudes over the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries." from the website.

Also contains: The Development of an African-American Musical Theatre 1865-1910
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3. Title:America Singing: Nineteenth-Century Song Sheets [ Full Record ]
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Description:"For most of the nineteenth century, before the advent of phonograph and radio technologies, Americans learned the latest songs from printed song sheets. Not to be confused with sheet music, song sheets are single printed sheets, usually six by eight inches, with lyrics but no music. These were new songs being sung in music halls or new lyrics to familiar songs, like "Yankee Doodle" or "The Last Rose of Summer." Some of America's most beloved tunes were printed as song sheets, including "The Star Spangled Banner" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic." Song sheets are an early example of a mass medium and today they offer a unique perspective on the political, social, and economic life of the time, especially during the Civil War. Some were dramatic, some were humorous; all of them had America joining together in song. The Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress holds 4291 song sheets. Included among these American songs are ninety-seven British song sheets from Dublin and London. The collection spans the period from the turn of the nineteenth century to the 1880s, although a majority of the song sheets were published during the height of the craze, from the 1850s to the 1870s." From the website.

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4. Title:Band Music from the Civil War Era [ Full Record ]
URL:http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwmhtml/cwmhome.html
Description:Selections from American Music during the Civil War.
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5. Title:California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties. Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell [ Full Record ]
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6. Title:Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection [ Full Record ]
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7. Title:Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection [ Full Record ]
URL:http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/reed/
Description:Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection is a multi-format ethnographic field collection of traditional fiddle tunes performed by Henry Reed of Glen Lyn, Virginia. Recorded by folklorist Alan Jabbour in 1966-67, when Reed was over eighty years old, the tunes represent the music and evoke the history and spirit of Virginia's Appalachian frontier. Many of the tunes have passed back into circulation during the fiddling revival of the later twentieth century. This online collection incorporates 184 original sound recordings, 19 pages of fieldnotes, and 69 musical transcriptions with descriptive notes on tune histories and musical features; an illustrated essay about Reed's life, art, and influence; a list of related publications; and a glossary of musical terms.
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8. Title:Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections [ Full Record ]
URL:http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/florida/
Description:Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections is a multiformat ethnographic field collection documenting African-American, Arabic, Bahamian, British-American, Cuban, Greek, Italian, Minorcan, Seminole, and Slavic cultures throughout Florida. Recorded by Robert Cook, Herbert Halpert, Zora Neale Hurston, Stetson Kennedy, Alton Morris, and others in conjunction with the Florida Federal Writers' Project, the Florida Music Project, and the Joint Committee on Folk Arts of the Work Projects Administration, it features folksongs and folktales in many languages, including blues and work songs from menhaden fishing boats, railroad gangs, and turpentine camps; children's songs, dance music, and religious music of many cultures; and interviews, also known as "life histories." The online presentation provides access to 376 sound recordings and 106 accompanying materials, including recording logs, transcriptions, correspondence between Florida WPA workers and Library of Congress personnel, and an essay on Florida folklife by Zora Neale Hurston. A new essay by Stetson Kennedy reflects on the labor and the legacy of the WPA in Florida, and an extensive bibliography, a list of related Web sites, and a guide to the ethnic and language groups of Florida add further context to the New Deal era and to Florida culture. This online collection is made possible by the generous support of The Texaco Foundation.
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9. Title:Hispano Music & Culture from the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection [ Full Record ]
URL:http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/rghtml/rghome.html
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10. Title:Historic American Sheet Music [ Full Record ]
URL:http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/hasm/
Description:The Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University holds a significant collection of 19th and early 20th century American sheet music. The Historic American Sheet Music Project provides access to digital images of 3042 pieces from the collection, published in the United States between 1850 and 1920. Keywords: Historic American Sheet Music, Duke University, Rare Book Manuscript and Special Collections Library, popular culture, history, Civil War, World War I, ragtime, tin-pan-alley, Library of Congress, Ameritech, National Digital Library, American Memory, digital images.
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11. Title:Historic American Sheet Music, 1850-1920 [ Full Record ]
URL:http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ncdhtml/hasmhome.html
Description:Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1870-1885 consists of over 47,000 pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the years 1870 to 1885. Included are popular songs, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra. Bibliographic citation styles: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/cite.html
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12. Title:Hoagy Carmichael Collection, 1899-1981 [ Full Record ]
URL:http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/hoagy/
Description:The web site will present a complete catalog of the entire Carmichael Collection, access to selected digital objects, and supplemental research information, such as genealogy. The Hoagy Carmichael Collection contains sound recordings of Hoagy’s music, letters, photographs of him and his family, print and handwritten musical compositions, and more.
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13. Title:I Hear America Singing [ Full Record ]
URL:http://www.loc.gov/performingarts/index.html
Description:"I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, wrote Walt Whitman in a poem celebrating the American spirit -- adventuresome, strong, and inclusive. This Web site invites visitors to experience the diversity of American performing arts through the Library of Congress's unsurpassed collections of scores, sheet music, audio recordings, films, photographs, maps, and other materials." -- from the Web site.

Contains several special presentations: Patriotic Melodies, The Gerry Mulligan Collection, Life in Nineteenth Century Ohio, Historic Sheet Music 1800-1922.

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14. Title:Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1870-1885 [ Full Record ]
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15. Title:Now What a Time: Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 [ Full Record ]
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Description:"Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 consists of approximately one hundred sound recordings, primarily blues and gospel songs, and related documentation from the folk festival at Fort Valley State College (now Fort Valley State University), Fort Valley, Georgia. The documentation was created by John Wesley Work III in 1941 and by Lewis Jones and Willis Laurence James in March, June, and July 1943. Also included are recordings made in Tennessee and Alabama (including six Sacred Harp songs) by John Work between September 1938 and 1941. These recording projects were supported by the Library of Congress's Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center). Song lists made by the collectors, correspondence with the Archive about the trips, and a special issue of the Fort Valley State College student newsletter, The Peachite: Festival Number, are also included. One interesting feature of this collection is the topical rewording of several standard gospel songs to address the wartime concerns of the performers. This online presentation is made possible by the generous support of The Texaco Foundation.
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16. Title:Omaha Indian Music [ Full Record ]
URL:http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/omhhtml/omhhome.html
Description:Omaha Indian Music features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s.
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17. Title:Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip [ Full Record ]
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