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Angola Prison Spirituals

Recorder:
Oster, Harry  Search this
Performer:
Osbornes, Benjamin E.  Search this
Mosely, Andy  Search this
Williams, Robert Pete, 1914-1980  Search this
Welchams, Robert  Search this
James, Edward  Search this
Brown, Ollis  Search this
Rafus, Willy  Search this
Dutson, Tom  Search this
Charles, Roosevelt, 1919-  Search this
Maxey, Hogman, 1917-  Search this
Joe, Willy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Louisiana
Date:
1959
Contents:
I'm on my way --Church on fire with the word of God --What shall I do --Brother Norah --Little school song --Dyin' soul -- Let my people go --So much is happenin' in the news -- Dig my grave with a silver spade --Brother Mosely crossed the water --I'm stranded on the banks of Jordan --I'm goin' back with Him when He comes --The old ship of Zion.
Track Information:
101 I'm On My Way / Andy Mosely.

102 Church on Fire with the Word of God / Robert Pete Williams.

103 What Shall I Do / Robert Welchams.

104 Brother Norah / Edward James, Ollis Brown, Willy Rafus.

105 Little School Song / Robert Pete Williams, Tom Dutson.

106 Dyin' Soul / Robert Pete Williams.

107 Let My People Go / Roosevelt Charles.

201 So Much is Happenin' in the News / Robert Pete Williams.

202 Dig My Grave With a Silver Spoon / Robert Pete Williams, Tom Dutson.

203 Brother Mosely Crossed the Water / Andy Mosely, Hogman Maxey.

204 I'm Stranded on the Banks of Jordan / Edward James, Roosevelt Charles, Willy Joe.

205 I'm Goin' Back With Him When He Comes / Robert Pete Williams.

206 The Old Ship of Zion / Benjamin E. Osbornes.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-3014

Folklyric.6
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Folklyric 1959
General:
Spirituals; collected by Harry Oster. Production notes: Recorded at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Prisoners' songs  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-3014
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk511cea632-402b-443c-8bbe-3d213be62a50
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref17571

Blues, Prayer, Work and Trouble Songs

Artist:
Charles, Roosevelt, 1919-  Search this
Producer:
Oster, Harry  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Louisiana
Date:
1964
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0167

Vanguard.9136
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Vanguard 1964
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded November 1960 at Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, LA.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Prisoners' songs  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0167
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Commercial / LPs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Roosevelt Fairbanks

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
gold (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 2 in; x 1.905 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Pin, Bar
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.N12
Catalog number:
227739.1904.N12
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-1b05-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Roosevelt Fairbanks

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
plastic, celluloid (overall material)
Measurements:
1.: 1/2 in x 2 in; x 1.27 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Pin, Stick Pin
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.N13
Catalog number:
227739.1904.N13
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Roosevelt Fairbansk

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
plastic, celluloid (overall material)
brown; white; gold (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Pendant
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.N14
Catalog number:
227739.1904.N14
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-1c04-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Prison Worksongs

Producer:
Oster, Harry  Search this
Performer:
Scott, Creola  Search this
Rogers, Rev.  Search this
Charles, Roosevelt, 1919-  Search this
Mosely, Andy  Search this
Welch, Guitar, b. 1896  Search this
Maxey, Hogman, 1917-  Search this
Smith, Jose  Search this
Mathews, Odea  Search this
Russell, James  Search this
Butler, Johnny  Search this
Davis, Arthur  Search this
Rafus, Willy  Search this
Williams, Robert Pete, 1914-1980  Search this
Macon, Murray  Search this
Dunn, Emanuel  Search this
Scott, Ceola  Search this
Big Louisiana  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound discs
Place:
United States
Louisiana
Date:
1997
Contents:
Berta. -- Take this hammer. -- Cleaning this highway. -- Joh Henry. -- Something within me. -- Jesus cares. -- Working on the levee part 1 (good morning captain). -- Working on the levee part 2. -- Take this hammer. -- Pickin' cotton all day long. -- My mule "Grey" -- Stewball. -- Five long years for one man. -- Alberta let your bangs grow long. -- I had five long years -- Early in the mornin' -- All teamed up in Angola's mule lot. -- I got a hurtin' in my right side. -- Let your hammer ring.
Track Information:
101 Berta / Rev. Rogers, Big Louisiana, Roosevelt Charles.

102 Take This Hammer / Andy Mosely, Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey.

103 Stewball's Hammer / Rev. Rogers, Big Louisiana, Jose Smith.

104 Five Long Years for One Man / Odea Mathews.

105 Alberta Let Your Bangs Grow Long / Andy Mosely, Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey.

106 I Had Five Long Years / James Russell.

107 Early in the Mornin' / Johnny Butler.

108 All Teamed Up in Angola's Mule Lot / Big Louisiana, Roosevelt Charles, Arthur Davis.

109 I Got a Hurtin' in My Right Side / work gang, Willy Rafus.

110 Let Your Hammer Ring / Big Louisiana, Arthur Davis, Willy Rafus.

111 Cleaning This Highway / Andy Mosely, Johnny Butler, Willy Rafus.

112 John Henry / Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey, Robert Pete Williams.

113 Something Within Me / Odea Mathews.

114 Jesus Cares / Murray Macon.

115 Working on the Levee (Part 1) (Good Morning Captain) / Emanuel Dunn.

116 Working on the Levee (Part 2) / Emanuel Dunn.

117 Take This Hammer / Big Louisiana.

118 Pickin' Cotton All Day Long / Ceola Scott, Creola Scott.

119 My Mule "Grey" (A Plowing Song) / Emanuel Dunn.
Local Numbers:
Arhoolie.448; Arhoolie.2012

FP-ARH-CD-448
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
El Cerrito, Calif. Arhoolie 1997
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Louisiana, United States.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Prisoners' songs  Search this
Identifier:
CFCH.ARHO, Item FP-ARH-CD-448
See more items in:
Arhoolie Records Business Records and Audio Recordings
Arhoolie Records Business Records and Audio Recordings / Audio Recordings / CD
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5d9d1753a-65e7-42aa-bfa5-fafbc6ee5132
EDAN-URL:
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Angola Prisoners' Blues

Performer:
Williams, Robert Pete, 1914-1980  Search this
Charles, Roosevelt, 1919-  Search this
Maxey, Hogman, 1917-  Search this
Welch, Guitar, b. 1896  Search this
Young, Clara  Search this
Mathews, Odea  Search this
Joseph, Thelma Mae  Search this
Webster, Otis  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
1 Item (phonograph album, analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound discs
Place:
United States
Louisiana
Date:
1996
Contents:
Prisoner's talking blues (Robert Pete Williams) (5:10) -- Stagolee (Hogman Maxey) (3:40) -- Electric chair blues (Guitar Welch) (5:08) -- Black night fallin' (Hogman Maxey) (4:27) -- Some got six months (Robert Pete Williams) (3:44) -- I'm gonna leave you Mama (Guitar Welch) (2:48) -- I'm lonesome blues (Robert Pete Williams) (4:00) -- Angola bound (A Capella Group) (5:50) -- Worried blues (Hogman Maxey) (4:23) -- Josephine (Guitar Welch) (5:11) -- Soldier's plea (Clara Young) (2:55) -- The moon is rising (Odea Mathews) (2:03) -- I'm still in love with you (Thelma Mae Joseph) (1:48) -- I miss you so (vocal group) (3:39) -- Hello, Sue (Butterbeans) (1:10) -- Fast life woman (Hogman Maxey) (4:09) -- Careless love (Otis Webster) (2:39).
Track Information:
101 Prisoner's Talking Blues / Robert Pete Williams. Guitar.

102 Stagolee / Hogman Maxey. Guitar.

103 Electric Chair Blues / Guitar Welch. Guitar.

104 Black Night Is Fallin' / Hogman Maxey. Guitar.

105 Some Got Six Months / Robert Pete Williams. Guitar.

106 I'm Gonna Leave you Mama / Guitar Welch. Guitar.

107 I'm Lonesome Blues / Robert Pete Williams. Guitar.

108 Angola Bound / A Cappella Group. Guitar.

109 Worried Blues / Hogman Maxey. Guitar.

110 Josephine / Guitar Welch. Guitar.

111 Soldier's Plea / Clara Young. Guitar.

112 The Moon is Rising / Odea Mathews. Guitar.

113 I'm Still in Love With You / Thelma Mae Joseph. Guitar.

114 I Miss you So / Vocal Group. Guitar.

115 Hello, Sue / Butterbeans & Susie. Guitar.

116 Fast Life Women / Hogman Maxey. Guitar.

117 Careless Love / Otis Webster. Guitar.

118 Have You Ever Heard the Church Bells Tone / Otis Webster, Roosevelt Charles. Guitar.

119 61 Highway / Guitar Welch. Guitar.

120 Strike at Camp I / Roosevelt Charles. Guitar.
Local Numbers:
Arhoolie.419; Arhoolie.2011

FP-ARH-CD-419
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
El Cerrito, Calif. Arhoolie 1996
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded by Dr. Harry Oster at Angola State Penitentiary, Angola, La. between 1952 and 1959.
General:
Tracks 1-7 originally issued on Folklyric LP A-3 and reissued on Arhoolie LP 2011; tracks 8-20 previously unissued. Program notes by Harry Oster; lyrics; musicological notes by Paul B. Crawford on container.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Identifier:
CFCH.ARHO, Item FP-ARH-CD-419
See more items in:
Arhoolie Records Business Records and Audio Recordings
Arhoolie Records Business Records and Audio Recordings / Audio Recordings / CD
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk553fa7bac-3b01-4e08-8118-28a9999ea3f0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-arho-ref841

Roosevelt/ Fairbanks

Associated person:
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (strap material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Watch Fob
Associated place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.J19
Catalog number:
227739.1904.J19
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-0e0a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Roosevelt and Fairbanks

Associated person:
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.335 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Watch Fob
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.J20
Catalog number:
227739.1904.J20
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-6803-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_503028

Roosevelt and Fairbanks

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.335 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Watch Fobs, Set of
Associated place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.J21
Catalog number:
227739.1904.J21
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-1970-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_503054

Roosevelt and Fairbanks

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 10.795 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Watch Fob
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.J17
Catalog number:
227739.1904.J17
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-5c64-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_523791

Roosevelt and Fairbanks Club

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (?? material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 in; 16.51 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Badge
Associated date:
1904 11 02
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.J10
Catalog number:
227739.1904.J10
See more items in:
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Exhibition:
American Presidency
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-64d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_529416

Theodore Roosevelt

Depicted (sitter):
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in; 46.99 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1908
Associated date:
1904
Subject:
Presidential Candidates  Search this
Elections  Search this
Republican Party  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Campaign of 1904  Search this
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.F03
Accession number:
227739
Catalog number:
227739.1904.F03
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Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-af7b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1131745

You're All Right, Teddy

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Associated institution:
Republican National Party  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 10 in; 33.02 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Sheet Music
Object Type:
Sheet Music
sheet music
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.E06
Catalog number:
227739.1904.E06
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-d39e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_493609

McKinley and Fairbanks

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Associated institution:
Republican National Party  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 22 1/4 in x 28 1/4 in; 56.515 cm x 71.755 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E. Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.F01
Catalog number:
227739.1904.F01
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Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-f226-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_496478

Roosevelt and Fairbanks

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Object Name:
Banner
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.C07
Catalog number:
227739.1904.C07
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_497439

watch fob

Associated person:
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
Object Name:
Watch Fob
Associated place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.B06
Catalog number:
227739.1904.B06
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-20e2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_507422

watch fob

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
Object Name:
Watch Fob
Associated place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.B05
Catalog number:
227739.1904.B05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5aa4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_507423

watch fob

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
Object Name:
Watch Fob
Associated place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.B04
Catalog number:
227739.1904.B04
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-20e3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_507424

watch fob

Associated person:
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
Object Name:
Watch Fob
Associated place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated date:
1904
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1904.B03
Catalog number:
227739.1904.B03
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-c1a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_507425

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