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Transportation, Series 1 : sheet music, ca. 1800-1980

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Colector:
DeVincent, Sam 1918-1997
Type:
Sheet music
Date:
ca 1800-1980
Summary:
Contains about 3900 pieces of sheet music documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards transportation technology in the United States. Those modes of transportation--airplanes and automobiles in particular--that developed during the heyday of Tin Pan Alley sheet music publication (1890s-1930s) are especially well represented. Boats and boating and railroads are also large sub-series. The eight sub-series in the Transportation series are arranged alphabetically and include: 1.1 Aeronautics; 1.2 Automobiles; 1.3 Bicycles; 1.4 Boats and Boating; 1.5 Horses; 1.6 Motorcycles; 1.7 Railroads; 1.8 Urban Transportation.
Cite as:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music - Series 1, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Transportation
Aeronautics
Automobiles
Bicycles
Boats and boating
Horse-drawn vehicles
Motorcycles
Railroads
Urban transportation
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, 1790-1980s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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