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    • 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....
    • Come, birdie, come

    • Birds in literature; Broadsides; Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907; White, C. A. (Charles Albert), 1832-1892;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Come, Birdie, Come" with Will. S. Hays listed as the author. In this broadside the speaker talks to a bird sitting in a nest nearby, asking the bird to come and live with him in his home. The bird flies...
    • Climb up, climb up

    • Broadsides; Emmet, J. K. (Joseph Kline), 1840-1891; Songs; United States;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Climb Up, Climb Up." The text, written in the phonetic rendering of a German accent, relates the life of a mountain guide who leads male and female travelers on climbs into the mountains. J. K. Emmet...
    • Driven from home

    • Broadsides; Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907; Orphans; Peters, J. L. (John L.); Poverty; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Driven From Home" from the 1868 song written by Will. S. Hays, one of the most prolific and popular songwriters of the 19th century, and published by J. L. Peters of New York. 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Home again

    • Broadsides; Pike, Marshall S. (Marshall Springs); Reunions; Travel;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Home Again" from the song composed by Marshall S. Pike. This broadside relates how good it feels to be home from a foreign shore, reunited with old friends. Centered between the two words of the title is...
    • Listen to the Oriole bird

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Love; Milburn, Richard James; Songs; Winner, Septimus, 1827-1902;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Listen to the Oriole Bird" sung to an 1855 song entitled "Listen to the Mocking Bird" composed and published by Septimus Winner, with credit for the tune given to African American Richard Milburn (born...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Katy Avourneen

    • Broadsides; Honor; Love; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Katy Avourneen." This broadside, from an Irish ballad ascribed to J. E. Johnson, relates the story of Barney and Katy Avourneen. One snowy evening, Barney stops at his sweetheart's house and asks to be...

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