Browse Items (173 total)

  • Collection: Illinois Sheet Music and Song Books Collection

Song celebrating Union general Franz Sigel and his division of German volunteers.
Lyrics describe memory and longing for loved ones. Music torn from songbook without notation of the book information.
Compilation of Republican campaign songs, including Veterans Hallelujah Chorus; Stand, Patriots, Stand!; Where Am I At; We'll Rally to the Flag; The "Premium" Marching Through Georgia; and Bye, Bye Old Grover.
Instrumental music played for the World's Columbian Exposition.
Lyrics depict hope for Union victory in battle. Cover depicts border of images depicting memories surrounding title.
Children's song about father's absence
Love song about singer wanting to comfort loved one in loneliness.
Lyrics describe memory of life in Illinois. Sheet includes letter from Senator Charles Percy
Lyrics describe worry for loved one
Funerary song for soldier
Rag-Cake Walk March-Two Step
The Keeley Institute was founded in Dwight in 1879 by Leslie Keeley, and, until it closed its doors in 1965, offered treatment to cure alcoholism. At the peak of the institute's popularity, there were more than 200 locations across the U.S. and in…
Instrumental music in honor of Stephen A. Douglas.
Lyrics refer to rivers in Illinois.
Instrumental music. "To the memory of Col E. E. Ellsworth who fell at Alexandria, VA. May 24, 1861." Cover depicts portrait of Col. Ellsworth with images of him in battle and crowds at grave surrounded by flags and vines. Name Emily M. Bristol…
Lyrics depict Illinois geography, natural resources, and cities.
Instrumental music. Cover depicts fairy in the middle of a lily pad
William Jennings Bryan campaign song for 1900 election. Cover depicts portrait of William Jennings Bryan and a drawing of justice.
Lyrics depict American flag and its role in patriotism. "Suitable for all Patriotic Occasions" Lyrics on cover.
Lyrics depict battles and roles of the Army and Navy. "Dedication, by permission, to Captain William A. Moffett, U.S.N."
Instrumental music. Cover depicts portrait of Ulysses S. Grant surrounded by two crossed flags, a laurel, sword, and rifle.
Instrumental music. "Composed and most respectfully dedicated to Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand." Cover depicts portrait of John A. McClernand in military uniform.
Lyrics depict William Tecumseh Sherman leading Union troops into battle at Shiloh, Vicksburg, Missionary Ridge, and Sherman's March to the Sea. Cover depicts William Tecumseh Sherman in military uniform. Page 2 is a compilation of songs for sale by…
Instrumental music. "Dedicated to 1st Regiment Ills. Nat. Guards and the members of the Chicago Southern States Association on their visit to Augusta, Ga., Nov. 15, 1895." "Compliments of The Augusta Southern Railroad"
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