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Browsing items in: Broadside Verses Collection - Enoch Pratt Free Library

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    • In the morning by the bright light

    • African Americans; Bland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911; Haverly, Jack, 1837-1901; Minstrels; Slavery; Spirituals (songs);
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "In the Morning by the Bright Light." Although some regard the words to this song as a celebration of the end of slavery, that view seems short-sighted. The point of the song is spiritual in nature, with...
    • In the morning by the bright light

    • African Americans; Bland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911; Haverly, Jack, 1837-1901; Minstrels; Slavery; Spirituals (songs);
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "In the Morning by the Bright Light." Although some regard the words to this song as a celebration of the end of slavery, that view seems short-sighted. The point of the song is spiritual in nature, with...
    • Kingdom coming

    • African Americans; Broadsides; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Minstrels; Slavery; Songs; ; Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1884
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Kingdom Coming" from a song written by Henry Clay Work (music not provided) and published in 1862. This broadside, told in the minstrel's stereotypical African American dialect, relates with wry humor...
    • Katie's secret

    • Ambuhl, Edward; Broadsides; Hackelton, M. W. (Maria Williams), b. 1833; Love; Sadness;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Katie's Secret" from an 1863 song written by M. W. Hackelton with music by Edward Ambuhl. In this broadside a young woman named Katie recounts how her perspective of the world has changed now that her...
    • On L-N'S proclamation of April 1st, 1863

    • April Fools' Day; Broadsides; Emancipation Proclamation; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "On L-N's Proclamation of April 1st, 1863" from a song written "by a Marylander." This broadside expresses how many Marylanders sympathetic to the Confederate cause viewed "L-N's [Abraham Lincoln's...
    • Jumbo!

    • Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891; Beane, Fannie; Behman, Louis C., 1855-1902; Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923; Broadsides; Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932; Gilday, Charles; Ingersoll, Robert...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Jumbo!" a parody sung by Fanny [sic] Beane and Charles Gilday. Fannie Beane and Charles Gilday were traveling comedy performers who, after marriage, continued to perform as a team. "Jumbo" was one of the...
    • Baby's got a tooth

    • Babies; Broadsides; Family; Marriage; Reed, Charley; Teeth; Wannemacher, H.;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Baby's Got A Tooth" from a song written by Charley Reed and arranged by H. Wannemacher (music not included). This broadside tells the story of an eight-month-old baby boy who has just received his first...
    • Maryland

    • Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) Siege, 1861; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" and signed by "A." This broadside, told from the view of a Confederate living under martial law in Maryland, reminds fellow citizens that truth and right are on their side and that one day they...
    • Baltimore boys

    • Baltimore (Md.); Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Jones, Edward Franc, 1828-1913; Riots; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Baltimore Boys" sung to the tune "Limerick." This broadside particularly refers to the Baltimore riot of 1861 in which Confederate sympathizers attacked Union soldiers from the Sixth Massachusetts...
    • Baltimore boys' own

    • Baltimore (Md.); Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Jones, Edward Franc, 1828-1913; Riots; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Baltimore Boys' Own" sung to the tune "Charley Cole." This broadside is a call to the sons of the South to take arms against their Northern foes. It particularly refers to the Baltimore riot of 1861 in...
    • God will repay

    • Baltimore (Md.); Broadsides; Confederate States of America; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "God will Repay." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and signed by "H. Rebel," this broadside focuses on the Civil War in Baltimore in 1861 and refers to such notable Baltimore figures as Severn...
    • William Price

    • Baltimore (Md.); Political ballads and songs; Price, William, 1794?-1868;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "William Price" sung to the tune "John Todd." The speaker of this Confederate broadside asks William Price why he, as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1861-1862, sponsored the "Treason Bill"...

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