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Mille Gade Corson Collection

Creator:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Stoyanoff, Esther  Search this
Corson, Mille Gade , 1898- (swimmer)  Search this
Names:
Danish American Athletic Club.  Search this
Red Cross  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albums
Clippings
Certificates
Programs
Sheet music
Playbills
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Place:
Denmark -- Emigration and immigration -- 1920-1930
Date:
1920-1930.
Scope and Contents note:
Three scrapbooks and two albums containing photographs of Corson; news clippings about the swim; a Certificate of Life Membership in the Danish American Athletic Club; a certificate from the American Red Cross; sheet music; a tribute to her which contains a picture of her and her children; programs with images of her; advertisements; and a Navy chart showing her route and time. Vaudeville appearances, product endorsements, and civic honors are depicted in photographs and playbills.
Arrangement:
Arranged into two series

Series 1: Photographs, undated

Series 2: Scrapbooks, circa 1926
Biographical/Historical note:
Mille Gade was born in Denmark into the Gade family of noted musicians. At 16 she was awarded the Royal Life Saving Medal (only five in the world at that time) by the king. She also received recognition and a cash award from the Carnegie Foundation for her life-saving feats. She emigrated to the United States in 1919. In 1921 she became the second woman to swim around Manhattan Island and in the same year swam frm Albany to New York City. On Sept. 21, 1921 she married Clemington Corson. Her first English Channel attempt was in August 1923, when she was forced to abondon the effort within two miles of the French coast. On Aug. 27 and 28, 1926, she swam the English Channel (France to England) in 15-3/4 hours, the first mother and only the second woman to conquer the Channel.
Related Archival Materials:
Artifacts from this accession located in Community Life collections, NMAH.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Esther Stoyanoff, October 25, 1981.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Vaudeville  Search this
Sports -- 1920-1930  Search this
English Channel -- 1920-1930  Search this
Swimming -- 1920-1930  Search this
Swimmers -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albums -- 1920-1930
Clippings -- 1920-1930
Certificates -- 1920-1930
Programs -- 1920-1930
Sheet music -- 1920-1930
Playbills
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Mille Gade Corson Collection, 1920-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Esther Stoyanoff.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0063
See more items in:
Mille Gade Corson Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0063
Online Media:

Antoinette Kraushaar

Artist:
Gifford Reynolds Beal, 1879 - 1956  Search this
Sitter:
Antoinette M. Kraushaar, 1902 - 1992  Search this
Medium:
Oil on artist board
Dimensions:
Sight: 23 1/4 x 17 in. (59.1 x 43.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1925
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Container\Vase  Search this
Interior\Domestic  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Antoinette M. Kraushaar: Female  Search this
Antoinette M. Kraushaar: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Dealer\Art dealer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: New-York Historical Society
Object number:
2006.30 NYHS
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46cd840c4-ac35-46de-be59-390a5d9079b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2006.30_NYHS

The toy balloon a joyful song by Julia E. Fox ; [poem by Ralgh Bergengren]

Title:
When I am glad, when I am glad, there seems to be a toy balloon, a toy balloon inside of me
Author:
Fox, Julia E  Search this
Bergengren, Ralph  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (3, [2] pages) 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1922
1921-1930
1920-1930
Topic:
Novelty balloons  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Balloons (Novelties)  Search this
Boys  Search this
Dogs  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
M1621.F68 T69 1922
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982836

In an airship built for two song words by Parkes B. Churchill ; music by Ray Hibbeler

Title:
We'll take a trip in our airship, it's just the place to spoon
Oh sweetheart do say you'll be true and be my airship queen
Author:
Hibbeler, Ray  Search this
Churchill, Parkes B  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Rayner, Dalheim & Co  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (3 pages) 34 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1920
1911-1920
1920-1930
Topic:
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Flight  Search this
Love songs  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Couples  Search this
Hearts (Symbols)  Search this
Ladders  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982942

Joy ride at Havana : descriptive waltz song words and music by S. Clay Torrance

Title:
It is jolly away from earth to stray, leave worry and care below
Author:
Torrance, S. Clay (Stiles Clay)  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 pages) 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1922
1921-1930
1920-1930
Topic:
Flight  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Waltzes  Search this
Banners  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Daredevils  Search this
Ladders  Search this
Peace signs  Search this
Racing automobiles  Search this
Spectators  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982945

My heart's an airship when I think of you words by S. Barret McCormick ; music by Philip Spitalny

Title:
Airship when I think of you on wings of love as I go sailing thru
I am up in the air I declare and feeling blue
When I think of you
Author:
Spitalny, Phil 1890-1970  Search this
R. J. S. illustrator  Search this
McCormick, S. Barret 1890-1965  Search this
Allen Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio)  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 pages) 30 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1921
1921-1930
1920-1930
Topic:
Airships  Search this
Love songs  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Anchors  Search this
Balloons (Aircraft)  Search this
Birds  Search this
Clouds  Search this
Couples  Search this
Hearts (Symbols)  Search this
Life preservers  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982987

Bird-man on high poem by Harriet Gaylord ; music by Frank H. Grey

Title:
Night after night as I leaned from my window
Author:
Grey, Frank H. 1883-1951  Search this
Gaylord, Harriet  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Grey, Frank H. 1883-1951  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (7 pages) 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Portraits
Advertisements
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1921
1920-1930
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Love songs  Search this
Songs (Low voice) with piano  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_978482
Online Media:

The aeroplane op. 38, no. 2 by Emerson Whithorne

Author:
Whithorne, Emerson 1884-1958  Search this
Ganz, Rudolph 1877-1972  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
16 pages of music 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Silhouettes
Date:
1921
1920-1930
Topic:
Airplanes  Search this
Piano music  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_980178
Online Media:

Come to my castles, love song words and music by Frank Chapin Cutler

Title:
Do you long for ease and wealth and radiant, rosy health
Author:
Cutler, Frank Chapin  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 pages) 32 cm
Type:
Nonprojected graphics
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1920
1911-1920
1910-1920
1920-1930
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Waltzes  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Castles & palaces  Search this
Clouds  Search this
Monoplanes  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_980185
Online Media:

Flying around the stars [words by W.D. Phillips ; music by Bates and Barton ; arranged by Robt. C. Bates]

Title:
Want to take a trip to heaven in an airship before I die
Talk about your aviators aviating high
Author:
Bates, Robert Chas  Search this
Barton, Lew  Search this
Phillips, W. D  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Rayner, Dalheim & Co  Search this
Subject:
Phillips, W. D  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 pages) 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Portraits
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1921
1911-1920
1920-1930
Topic:
Airships  Search this
Flight  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Night  Search this
Stars  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982079

The last long flight by James F. Hanley

Title:
Last long flight's the longest, it leads to God knows where
Author:
Hanley, James F (James Frederick) 1892-1942  Search this
Drew, Sidney R (Sidney Rankin ) 1891-1918  Search this
Grey, Benj  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Wohlman Studios  Search this
Subject:
Drew, Sidney R (Sidney Rankin ) 1891-1918  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (5 pages) 32 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Portraits
Advertisements
Music
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1921
1921-1930
1920-1930
Topic:
Death  Search this
Flight  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Casualties  Search this
Battle casualties  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Birds  Search this
Clouds  Search this
Eagles  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982175

Flyvernes sang tekst af Hugo Marx-Nielsen ; musik af E. Freiesleben

Title:
Hej Gutter, tørn ud, nu staar Himlen i Brand
Flyversangen
Author:
Freiesleben, E  Search this
Marx-Nielsen, Hugo  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (3 pages) 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Advertisements
Bird's-eye views
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
Denmark
Date:
1921
1921-1930
1920-1930
Topic:
Air travel  Search this
Flight  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Clouds  Search this
Danish  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982245

A modern lullaby words by Josephine Hemsley ; music by John Tasker Howard, Jr

Title:
Rock-a-bye baby on the tree top, when the wind blows the airplane will rock
Author:
Howard, John Tasker 1890-1964  Search this
Hemsley, Josephine  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Hinds, Hayden & Eldredge  Search this
Physical description:
1 score ([8] pages) 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Date:
1920
1920-1930
Topic:
Airplanes  Search this
Lullabies  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982280

The air king song words by F.W. Boustred ; music by W. Scott Minchin

Title:
So, it's up, and up, and the wind roars long
King of the air am I
Author:
Minchin, W. Scott (William Scott)  Search this
Boustred, F. W  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (9 pages) 36 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Advertisements
Sheet music
Place:
England
Date:
1920
1911-1920
1920-1930
Topic:
Air pilots  Search this
Aircraft accidents  Search this
Flight  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
British  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982371

General Štefánik march composed and published by Milka Žíha

Author:
Žíha, Milka  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Štefánik, Milan Rastislav 1880-1919  Search this
Štefánik, Milan Rastislav 1880-1919  Search this
Physical description:
3 pages of music 31 cm
Type:
Nonprojected graphics
Portraits
Songs and music
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1920
1911-1920
1910-1920
1920-1930
Topic:
Marches (Piano)  Search this
Popular instrumental music  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982529

La frayeur de Gonnesse contre-danse franc̜oise mis au jour et gravé par Landrin, m[ai]tre et compositeur des Traits des contre-danses

Engraver:
Landrin active approximately 1760-1785  Search this
Author:
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Former owner:
New York Public Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
4 unnumbered pages illustrations, music
Type:
Songs and music
Leaflets
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
France
Gonesse
Date:
1783
1780-1790
1920-1930
Topic:
Balloons  Search this
Country dancing  Search this
Dance music  Search this
Dance notation  Search this
Balloons (Aircraft)  Search this
Choreography  Search this
Dance  Search this
French  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982534

From an aeroplane

Author:
Adair, Mildred  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 p
Type:
Scores
Sheet music
Date:
1924
1934
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982677

Over the sunshine city : a reminisence

Author:
Laurence, Frank W  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
5 p
Type:
Scores
Sheet music
Date:
1929
1930
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982734

Dangerous blues ta de da da de dum words by Anna Welker Brown ; music by Billie Brown

Title:
Oh, I've got those dangerous blues (so sweet and pretty)
Ta de da da de dum, ta de da da de dum
Author:
Brown, Billie  Search this
Brown, Anna Welker  Search this
Kibbey, Ilah  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (4, [1] pages) 32 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Advertisements
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1921
1921-1930
1920-1930
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Satyrs (Greek mythology)  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Couples  Search this
Dancers  Search this
Men  Search this
Saxophones  Search this
Women  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982780

Sugar Foot Stomp [sheet music]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Composer:
Oliver, Joe  Search this
Lyricist:
Melrose, Walter  Search this
Publisher:
Melrose Bros. Music Company  Search this
Names:
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Oliver, King, 1885-1938  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 121, Folder B Armstrong, Louis, K-Z
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Date:
1926
Scope and Contents:
Sucessfully featured by King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band with Louis Armstrong pictured on trumpet. Lyrics about plantation life.
Local Numbers:
040300105.tif (AC Scan No. for front and back covers).

040300106.tif (AC Scan No. for lyrics, pages 2 and 3).

040300107.tif (AC Scan No. for lyrics, pages 4 and 5)
General:
Sub-series 3.8, African American.
Publication:
Chicago:, Melrose Bros.,, 1926
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz -- 1920-1930.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 1920-1930
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music / 3.8: Composers and Performers / Armstrong, Louis, K - Z
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s03-ref1082

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