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    • Edwin and Mary

    • Broadsides; Love; Songs; United States History War of 1812; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Edwin and Mary." This broadside tells the story of two young lovers, Edwin and Mary, who were torn apart by war. That war was probably the War of 1812, when American merchant ships were being stopped on...
    • Hark! baby, hark!

    • Braham, David, 1838-1905; Broadsides; Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911; Harrigan & Hart; Hart, Tony, 1855-1891; Irish Americans; Slavery;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Hark! Baby, hark!" This broadside tells the story of a slave woman who is dying from a whipping she received while trying to protect her child from the cruel blows of her master. Her husband recounts the...
    • Southern wagon

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) Siege, 1861; Political ballads and songs; Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883; United...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Southern Wagon." This broadside is an advertisement to join the Confederacy, the "Southern wagon" of the verses. It mentions Jeff. Davis and Alexander Stephens, president and vice president of the...
    • Marylanders good bye

    • Broadsides; Hessians; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Marylanders [sic] Good Bye" sung to the tune "The White Rose." This broadside relates the feelings of a Marylander who supported the South during the Civil War. Having watched "hundreds" of Maryland...
    • We never speak as we pass by

    • Broadsides; Egerton, Frank; Ford's Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Love songs; Williams, Gus, 1847-1915;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "We Never Speak as We Pass By" from the 1882 song written by Frank Egerton, as sung by Gus Williams at Ford's Theatre (originally Ford's Grand Opera House) in Baltimore, Maryland. This broadside tells the...
    • Good bye, Susan Jane

    • Bland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911; Broadsides; Haverly, Jack, 1837-1901; Love; Minstrels; Rejection (Psychology);
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Good Bye, Susan Jane." This broadside tells the story of a young man rejected by a young woman named Susan Jane, who says that she has fallen in love with another man. James A. (Jimmy) Bland, one of the...
    • I carry along! The despot's song!

    • Broadsides; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Ticknor, Francis Orray, 1822-1874; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "I Carry Along! The Despot's Song!" Written by Francis Orray Ticknor under the pseudonym "Ole Secesh." (i.e., an old secessionist), this broadside proclaims a Confederate view of Abraham Lincoln in which...
    • 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...
    • Maryland

    • Broadsides; Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832; Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; May, Charles Augustus; Mexican War, 1846-1848; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder,...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" from the poem "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, a Baltimorean living in Louisiana at the start of the Civil War. According to an account published in the "The [Baltimore]...
    • On the fight of the first Maryland regiment

    • Broadsides; Front Royal, Battle of, Va., 1862; Johnson, Bradley T. (Bradley Tyler), 1829-1903; Kenly, John Reese, 1822-1891; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; War...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "On the Fight of the First Maryland Regiment." This Union broadside tells of the bravery of the First Maryland Infantry (U.S.A.) commanded by John R. Kenly in its fight against the First Maryland Infantry...
    • Hurrah for the flag of the free!

    • Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814; Broadsides; Flags; Patriotism; Political ballads and songs; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Hurrah for the Flag of the Free!" These verses are about the American flag, most likely the Star-Spangled Banner with fifteen stars for the fifteen states that was unfurled over Fort McHenry in Baltimore...
    • Liberty tree

    • Broadsides; Liberty trees; Paine, Thomas, 1735-1809; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Liberty Tree" from a poem written by Thomas Paine in 1775. "Liberty tree" refers to a famous elm tree that grew on Boston commons, where colonists gathered in 1765 to protest the Stamp Act, hanging...
    • Love

    • Bennett, Harry; Broadsides; Family; Love; Marriage; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Love" (also known as "The Bald-Headed End of the Broom") from an 1877 song composed by Harry Bennett. This broadside warns young men that marriage isn't as wonderful as it may appear during the courtship...
    • Maryland

    • Broadsides; Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832; Confederate States of America; Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder, 1839-1908; Riots; United...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" sung to the tune "My Normandy" written by Frédéric Bérat. The verses of this broadside are from the poem entitled "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, a Baltimorean living...
    • Maryland

    • Broadsides; Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832; Confederate States of America; Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder, 1839-1908; Riots; United...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" sung to the tune "My Normandy" written by Frédéric Bérat. The verses of this broadside are from the poem entitled "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, a Baltimorean living...

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