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“The Battle Song of Liberty”

“The Battle Song of Liberty”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Battle Song of Liberty” whose music was composed by F.E. Bigelow and whose lyrics were written by Jack Yellen. The Walter Jacobs Company of Boston, Massachusetts published this sheet music in 1917. The cover features scenes of war, with battleships sailing and airplanes flying around explosions, and the specter of soldiers marching in file in the sky. The foreground features an illustrated image of the Statue of Liberty, and Starmer signed the cover in the lower right.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Jacobs, Walter
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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