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    • Dandy dude

    • Broadsides; Carleton, William, 1827-1885; Clothing and dress; Dandies; Humorous songs; Men;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Dandy Dude" from William Carleton's comedy, "The Dude," sung at Ford's Opera House by Thatcher, Primrose, and West's Minstrels. Between 1882 and 1889, George Thatcher, George H. Primrose, and William...
    • Hark! The summons/Southern sentiments

    • Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Big Bethel, Battle of, Va., 1861; Broadsides; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; Seward,...
    • Document containing two broadsides: the first is entitled "Hark! The Summons," and the second is entitled "Southern Sentiments." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a...
    • Cradle's empty baby's gone

    • Broadsides; Children and death; Ford's Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Kennedy, Harry; Minstrels; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Cradle's Empty Baby's Gone," a song by Harry Kennedy, the ventriloquist (ca. 1854-1894) (full name believed to be William Henry Kennedy), as sung at Ford's Theatre (originally Ford's Grand Opera House) in...
    • Moonlight on the lake

    • Broadsides; Courtship; Love songs; Kernan, James L., 1840-1912; Kernan's Monumental Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); White, C. A. (Charles Albert), 1832-1892;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Moonlight on the Lake" from an 1878 song written by C. A. White and sung by the Clipper Quartette at Kernan's Monumental Theatre in Baltimore, Maryland. This broadside relates what one young man says to...
    • Violet from mother's grave

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Fox, Will H.; Holliday Street Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Kelly, J. J.; Minstrels; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "A Violet From Mother's Grave" from the song written by Will H. Fox. This broadside tells of the loss a man feels for his family, who have all died, and of the flower he carries with him that provides...
    • Violet from mother's grave

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Fox, Will H.; Holliday Street Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Kelly, J. J.; Minstrels; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "A Violet From Mother's Grave" from the song written by Will H. Fox. This broadside tells of the loss a man feels for his family, who have all died, and of the flower he carries with him that provides...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Wells and McComas funeral and monument song

    • Broadsides; McComas, Henry G., 1796-1814; Monuments; Political ballads and songs; United States History War of 1812; Wells, Daniel, 1795-1814;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Wells and McComas Funeral and Monument Song, Baltimore, September 13, 1858," sung to the same tune as the "Star-spangled Banner." This broadside tells the story of Daniel Wells and Henry G. McComas, two...
    • White wings

    • Broadsides; Love songs; Minstrels;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "White Wings" from the 1884 song written by (William) Banks Winter (1857-1936) and sung by J. P. O'Keefe of Thatcher, Primrose, and West's Minstrels. This broadside lists Otto Sutro & Co. of No. 207 W....
    • American star

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Flags; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The American Star" sung to the tune "Humors of Glen." The American Star in this broadside most likely refers to the Confederate flag known as the "Bonnie Blue," a flag which bore a single white star on a...
    • 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...
    • Dear liberty or Maryland will be free

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; 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 "Dear Liberty or Maryland Will Be Free" sung to the tune "Carry me back to old Virginny." This broadside proclaims that Maryland citizens have lost their liberty but that one day soon the Civil War will...
    • 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; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Down-trodden Maryland" sung to the Charles Dibdin tune "Tom Bowling." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist),...
    • Down-trodden Maryland

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Down-trodden Maryland" sung to the Charles Dibdin tune "Tom Bowling." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist),...
    • 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...

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