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    • Darling Nelly Gray

    • Broadsides; Hanby, Benjamin Russel, 1833-1867; Love songs; Political ballads and songs; Slavery;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Darling Nelly Gray" (also spelled "Nellie Grey"). A young man talks about the time he spent on a Kentucky shore, rowing in his canoe and strumming his banjo for his beloved Nelly Gray. As the song...
    • 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...
    • Dix's manifesto

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Dix's manifesto" sung to the tune of "Dearest Mae." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B" (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist), this broadside...
    • Down trodden Maryland

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the third revised edition of the broadside entitled "Down Trodden Maryland." Privately printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "N. G. R." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist),...
    • Dying Confederate's last wish

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Death; Soldiers; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Dying Confederate's Last Wish." Signed and/or published by "Maryland," this broadside tells the story of a dying Confederate soldier bidding farewell to his comrades in arms and asking them not to...
    • Ellsworth's avengers

    • Broadsides; Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861; Hudson, A. L.; Potomac River; Political ballads and songs; Thompson, H. S. (Henry S.); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the first four stanzas of the broadside entitled "Ellsworth's Avengers" with words by H. S. Hudson, sung to the tune "Annie Lisle" by H. S. Thompson. This broadside is a tribute to the Union Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, who was...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Star-spangled banner

    • Broadsides; Flags; Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843; Star-spangled banner (Song); Political ballads and songs; United States History War of 1812; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Star-Spangled Banner." This broadside contains the verses to the poem written by Francis Scott Key who was inspired by the sight of the American flag flying over Fort McHenry in Baltimore harbor after a...
    • Victory at last

    • Broadsides; Heaven; Hymns; Religious poetry;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Victory at Last," containing the words of a Christian hymn. The hymn portrays Christians as soldiers in Christ's army ("our Saviour is our Captain"). With the world as their battlefield, the Bible as...
    • Two orphans!

    • Braham, David, 1838-1905; Broadsides; Downey, P. J. (Peter J.), b. 1854 or 5; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Two Orphans!" written by P. J. Downey and sung to the tune "Over the Hill to the Poor House" composed by David Braham. This broadside, it is believed, tells the tragic story of the fire that occurred on...
    • Ben Hur at The Grand

    • Cambridge (Md.); Motion picture theaters; Motion pictures; Programs;
    • Program for the movie "Ben Hur: a tale of the Christ" showing at The Grand in Cambridge, Maryland on January 11 and 12, 1928. Listed among The Grand's coming attractions are "The big parade," "Seventh heaven," "Old Ironsides," "Beau geste," and...

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