African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

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African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
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This collection consists of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period. Numerous titles are associated with the novel and the play Uncle Tom's Cabin. Civil War period music includes songs about African-American soldiers and the plight of the newly emancipated slave. Post-Civil War music reflects the problems of Reconstruction and the beginnings of urbanization and the northern migration of African Americans.. Twentieth century titles feature many photographs of African-American musical performers, often in costume. Unlike many other sorts of published works, sheet music can be produced rapidly in response to an event or public interest, and thus is a source of relatively unmediated and unrevised perspectives on quickly changing events and public attitudes. Particularly significant in this collection are the visual depictions of African Americans which provide much information about racial attitudes over the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth century’s.
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African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920