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    • H. L. Mencken as political "Boss", about 1928

    • American newspapers--Maryland--Baltimore; Baltimore (Md.)--Newspapers; Journalists--United States; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956--Pictorial works; Portrait photography;
    • Portrait photograph taken about 1928 by a Baltimore Post staff photographer of H. L. (Henry Louis) Mencken wearing "a brown derby a la Al Smith" with the word "Boss" printed in big white letters across the front. In his scrapbook below this...
    • 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...
    • Baltimore rebel song

    • 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 Baltimore Rebel Song." This broadside calls on the boys of the South to rally around the Confederate flag referred to as the "Red and White," and compares the American Civil War to the American War...
    • 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...
    • 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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