Songs (document genre)
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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 4265.001: , Folder: 16
Scope and Contents This file contains one page of heavy paper or card stock with handwritten music and lyrics to the Christian hymn "I Have Found a Hiding Place," which was originally written by American evangelist Charles Weigle in 1942. The verses are intact, but the bottom right-hand portion of the page is missing, along with some of the words to the song's chorus.
Dates: after 1942
File — Box 4265.001: , Folder: 12
Scope and Contents This file contains a handwritten version of the 1896 folk song "In the Baggage Coach Ahead." The song, by African American songwriter Gussie Davis, is about a man riding a train with his infant child who tells the other passengers that his wife "is dead in the coach ahead." There are five verses of the song included here.
Dates: after 1896
File — Box 4265.001: , Folder: 11
Scope and Contents This file contains the handwritten lyrics to a song about "Poor Billy Bryan," a "young demagogue" who intends to run for president as a Democrat against "McKinley." Notes at the top indicate that it is written "in the negro dialect" and is to be sung to the tune of "Old Uncle Ned." The narrators of the song do not support Bryan, saying that "as president to trust him we's [sic] afraid" and declaring they will vote for McKinley of Ohio, who, they sing, "will guard us in our rights by all his...
Dates: circa 1896
File — Box 4265.001: , Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file contains a handwritten copy of the lyrics to the 1894 Christian song "The Great Judgment Morning," originally written by Bert Shadduck.
Dates: after 1894