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"Caledonian March" Letter

Date: November 05 1844
Description: Music for the song "Caledonian March" as notated on a letter written by Thomas Steel to his sister Lilly Steel.
Poster

Safety Singing

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Description: Safety poster issued by the Safety Engineering Department of Employers Mutual Insurance Company of Wausau, Wisconsin, to urge automobile drivers not to spe...
Print

Cover of Piano Music "The Midnight Flyer"

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Description: Cover of piano music, showing a train at night with headlight on, titled "The Midnight Flyer," March Two-Step. Arranged by E.T. Paull.
Photograph

Emma Helen Strand, as a Singer

Date: 1905
Description: Emma Helen Strand, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a contralto singer. Pictured holding sheet music. Part of a yearbook crea...
Print

"Glorious Kraftwood Days"

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Description: Lyrics and music to the song "Glorious Kraftwood Days" written by J.H. Platt and Imogene Powell to the tune of Annie Lisle's "Far Above Cayuga's Waters."
Photograph

Musician Elmer Ziegler

Date: September 25 1952
Description: Elmer Ziegler was a musical arranger, conductor, composer, publisher, multi-instrumentalist, instrument repairman, teacher and music store operator. He is...
Print

Hello!

Date: 1942
Description: Holiday card with an animal made out of Christmas elements. A bow, two bells, holly and candy canes. It is positioned on a sheet of music, and behind that...
Print

Santa Claus Playing the Piano

Date: 1949
Description: Holiday card with Santa Claus playing a piano. The background is black with a red border, and musical notes of various colors as well as the names of numer...
Print

Missale Pataviense Holiday Card

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Description: Christmas card from Alger Hiss to James Aronson. The front of card is a page from the Missale Pataviense, Vienna, 1512. Inside reads: "Happy New Year to Ji...
Print

Cheers

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Description: Holiday card with an African American woman dancing with Santa Claus. She is wearing a green mini-dress with a belt, and red go-go boots. A phonograph and...
Drawing

Singing Group

Date: 1941
Description: Woodcut illustration of four men singing in a group, posed in front of a music stand. There is a large music note in the background.
Manuscript

"Those Segregated Blues" Sheet Music

Date: 1960
Description: Front page of sheet music to "Those Segregated Blues" words and music written by Milt Klamen. A song written about segregation and equal rights for all.
Print

Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing

Date: 1855
Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads: "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing." Music notat...
Print

I'd Sure Like To - "Make Some Time" With You, Valentine!

Date: 1955
Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A heart appears in the center with the text: "I'd sure like to - 'Make Some Time' with you, Valentine!" A girl's face is in t...
Photograph

Forest Middleton at Piano

Date: 1910
Description: Forest Middleton, wearing eyeglasses and holding a musical score, sits with his back to an upright piano.
Photograph

Choir School

Date: January 19 1963
Description: Donna Berner teaching first graders the symbols of music at the Bethel Lutheran Church choir school.
Manuscript

Blitzstein Musical Sketch

Date: 1938
Description: One page of a handwritten musical sketch by Marc Blitzstein for "The Cradle Will Rock." The words, "Leaving in the (illegible word)" are written at the top...
Manuscript

Blitzstein Musical Sketch

Date: 1938
Description: The second page of a musical sketch by Marc Blitzstein for "Cradle Will Rock." The words, "Surrounded by military guards" are written at the top of the pag...
Manuscript

Blitzstein Musical Sketch

Date: 1938
Description: The third page of a musical sketch by Marc Blitzstein for "Cradle Will Rock." The top section of the music is crossed out.
Poster

Amadeus Lobby Card

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Description: Small color lobby card (number 5) for the film Amadeus. Tom Hulce, as Amadeus, works on a score on a billiard table. There are pages of the score sc...

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