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This was the "Official State Fair Sesquicentennial Theme Song, (Our Illinois, Our Land of Lincoln). " Cover depicts Illinois State Fair Grounds. At bottom right picture of Earl Oyler. Illinois Sesquicentennial 1818-1968. The second stanza was added…

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No cover page. Song about an old musician who is near death and would like to play his harp once more before dying.

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Music only no words. Cover depicts a boy dancing while holding a trashcan in one hand and money in the other hand. A man is in the background.

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A song about a sibling wanting to know of how soldiers fought in battle and letting the brother know she/she will listen.

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Also known as "Civille Bellum or Brother and the Fallen Dragoon." A song about a soldier finding, out it was his own brother who he shot during a battle. Makes point conflict was "brother versus brother." Cover depicts a Union soldier holding a…

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Campaign song for Ulysses S. Grant. Presidential election 1868. U. S. Grant was president from 1869-1877. Cover has ornamental border.

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A patriotic song celebrating the bicentennial of the founding of the United States. Song contains patriotic symbols from the revolutionary war. Cover depicts fife and drum corps with Revolution era U. S. flag.

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A religious song about going to heaven. Cover depicts an angel with wings and holding a banner that reads "Sacred Ballad."

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Song about the history of the city of Kaskaskia and its bell that was lost in a flood but was found and now enshrined. Cover presents picture of the bell. Kaskaskia was the first capitol of the state of Illinois.

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On cover: "Gleanings : A Collection of popular & standard pieces for the piano." Other title names on cover. This sheet music contains only music no words.

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Dedicated: "To Col. F. A. Bartleson, 100th Ill. Vol." Song about the Battle of Fort Donelson (Tennessee), fought in 1862. Pro North. Cover depicts soldiers ready for battle.

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A "Rallying Song." Meant to support Union soldiers. Cover depicts five vignettes labeled clockwise from the top center: "The Vacant chair, Silent lute, Who'll save the left, Battll (i.e. battle) cry of freedom, Within sound of the enemy's guns."

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A "Rallying Song." Meant to support Union soldiers. Cover depicts five vignettes labeled clockwise from the top center: "The Vacant chair, Silent lute, Who'll save the left, Battll (i.e. battle) cry of freedom, Within sound of the enemy's guns."

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Dedicated: "To Paul M. Angle and the Staff of the Chicago Historical Society." Song about the city of Chicago, and its history. No cover just song sheet.

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Minstrel Song about African American soldiers. Cover depicts African American soldiers shooting at a Confederate soldier.

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Patriotic song about America. Written for Bicentennial of United States.

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Patriotic song about America. American flag illustrated above first page of music.

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Several boats with passengers travel near an unidentified dirigible sitting in water.

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The airship America hovers over the Atlantic Ocean after a failed attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean as seen from the deck of the Royal Mail ship Trent.

Crowds Surround Airship America
Large crowds surround the airship America as it stands partially under its hangar.

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Two men stand on scaffolding surrounding an unidentified structure.

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An unidentified man stands behind the engine of a triplane.

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Two women and a man stand in front of a triplane sitting in a field.

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An unidentified woman stands at a table next to a large structure on wheels housed in a wooden structure.

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A landscape view shows the America'shangar on the coast of Spitzbergen, Norway, as a ship docks in the harbor.
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