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America Sings: History of American Patriotic Songs

Patriotic Melodies

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(formerly known as the Image Table)


On this page you will find resources that I used in creating my website.

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Books
*The first book is the only one I use in the website. You may want to place copies of the other books in your classroom library along with other books about the history of America.
*I Pledge Allegiance

by Bill Martin, Jr. & Michael Sampson
Chris Raschka (illustrator)

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA); 1st ed edition (July 1, 2002)

This Land Is Your Land

by Woody Guthrie,
Kathy Jakobsen (illustrator)

Publisher: Megan Tingley; 1st edition (September 1, 1998)

America the Beautiful

by Katherine Lee Bates
Wendell Minor (illustrator)

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons (May 1, 2003)
The Star Spangled Banner

by Francis Scott Key
Peter Spier (illustrator)

Publisher: Dragonfly Books; Reprint edition (February 1, 1992)
Wee Sing America (book & cassette): Songs of Patriots and Pioneers
by Pamela Conn Beall Publisher: Price Stern Sloan (August, 1987)
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Websites
IMC Christian Midi Archives

http://www.geocities.com/jeffhung/media.htm

Jack's "Midi Music" Patriotic Tunes
http://www.discoverynet.com/~ajsnead/patriotic/usasongs.html
Rubrics for Multimedia Presentation
http://www.germantownacademy.org/curtech/WEBQPRE/assesspp.htm
Rubistar: Create Your Own Rubric
http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php
Lesson Planning Forms
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/lesson-plans/lesson-6281.html?detoured=1
NIEHS Kid's Page - Patriotic Music
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/musicpatriot.htm
Teach-nology Timelines
http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/timelines/
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Image Table for America Sings

Note: Select the picture for a "larger image".
.........Select the description for more information from the Library of Congress site.

Image Primary Source
Description
Copyright and Restrictions

 

Land- Black and White

 

This Land is Your Land

 

 

 

Credit line: Horydczak, Theodor. "Clouds. Light clouds over highway and phone poles II". 1948. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA [thc 5a36889 (interpositive)]

 

I Hear America Singing

 

Credit line: Library of Congress, Music Division.

America the Beautiful sheet music

America the Beautiful
(music cover)

Credit line: "America the Beautiful ". 1917. Library of Congress, Music Division

 

Star Spangled Banner sheet music

 

Star Spangled Banner
(music cover)

 

Credit line: Stackpole, sc. "The Star spangled banner : national song". [1861?]. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. [cph 3g02895 (color film copy transparency)]

Julia Ward Howe
Julia Ward Howe

Credit line: "Julia Ward Howe, half-length portrait, seated, facing left". c1908 . Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. [cph 3b01488 (b&w film copy neg.)]

Battle Hymn Lyrics

Credit line: "Battle hymn of the Republic". By Mrs. Julia Ward Howe. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress.[cw100430]

 

God Bless America - printer's proof

 

God Bless America

Printer's Proof

 

Credit Line: " God Bless America " Printer's proof. 1938. Music Division. Gift of the Berlin family, 1992 (67.2) American Treasures of the Library of Congress Exhibition

Woody Guthrie
Woody Guthrie
Credit Line: Aumuller, Al. "Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a sticker attached reading: This Machine Kills Fascists". 1943. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division [cph 3c30859 (b&w film copy neg.)]
Pike's Peak

Credit Line: "Pike's Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado". c1898. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. [cph 3g03123 (color film copy transparency)]

Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co.


Francis Scott Key painting

No larger image

Francis Scott Key standing on boat, with right arm stretched out toward the United States flag flying over Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland.

Credit Line: Moran, Percy. "The Star Spangled Banner". c1913. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. [ cph 3g06200 (color film copy transparency)]

 

Handwritten lyrics - God Bless America
Handwritten lyrics for God Bless America (written by Irving Berlin's secretary) Credit Line:The first manuscript of "God Bless America" (in the hand of musical secretary Helmy Kresa).1938. Library of Congress, Music Division.

Irving Berlin at the piano

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Irving Berlin playing piano

Credit Line: Coburn, Robert W. "Irving Berlin, head-and-shoulders view from back, facing down, playing piano".1936. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
[
LC-USZ62-126070 (b&w film copy neg.)]

My Country
My Country 'Tis of Thee
(lyrics)
Credit Line: "America". Civil War Song Sheets, Series 1, Volume 1. [n.d.]. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress [cw100120]

Pennsylvania school house
Pennsylvania Children singing in Martha Rover's, school house.

Credit Line: Dick, Sheldon. "Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Children singing in Martha Royer's school house". 1938?. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division. [fsa 8c02293 (intermediary roll film)]

My Country 'Tis of Thee Sheet Music

My Country 'Tis of Thee
(music cover)

Credit Line: "America, my country 'tis of thee". ca 1861. Library of Congress Music Division
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Image Table for Power Point Presentation (Grand Old Flag)
Image Primary Source
Description (song line)
Copyright and Restrictions
Flag painting
You're the emblem of...
Credit Line: "51st annual exhibition - American painting and sculpture". Chicago : Illinois WPA Art Project. 1940. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
[cph 3f03739 ( color film copy slide )]
Betsy Ross
But should auld acquaintance be forgot Credit Line: Ferris, Jean Louis Gerome. "Making the Flag". [between 1900 and 1920]. Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. [det 4a26653 (intermediary roll film)]
Chinese children with flags
Ev'ry heart beats true

 

Credit Line : Chicago Daily News, Inc."Group portrait of three Chinese children standing in a room in Chicago, Illinois, each holding an American flag and a Chinese flag".1929. DN-0089489, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society. [ichicdn n089489 (original negative )]

 

Flag - Detroit
...under Red, White and Blue Credit Line: Siegel, Arthur, 1913-1978. "Flag, Detroit, Mich." 1942. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. [fsac 1a35405 (color digital copy)]
scout meeting
...the land I love

 

Credit Line: Siegel, Arthur S., "Detroit, Michigan. Wall of American flags carried by Boy Scouts at the Blitz Scout meeting". 1942. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). [fsa 8c28611 ( intermediary roll film )]

 

Flag blowing in the wind
You're a grand old flag
Credit Line: Palmer, Alfred T., "High above, over a true "home of the brave," the floating folds of the Star Spangled Banner symbolize the American way of life to soldiers in training for the battles that will bring freedom to an unhappy, wartorn world, Fort Knox, Ky. ". 1942. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). [fsac 1a35188 (color digital copy)]

old glory

No larger image

...tho' you're torn to a rag
Credit Line: "Old Glory". Division of the History of Technology, Armed Forces History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Behring Center
Gift of Mrs. Mary J. D. Roland

Raise old glory- film

Play film at this site.

And forever in peace may you wave
Credit Line : Copyright: Thomas A. Edison. "Raising old glor over Morro Castle". 1899. Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.[sawmp 1032]

RMA flag 1919

Play film at this site.

Where's there never a boast or brag Credit Line: "RMA flag service on the steps of New York Public Library".1919. Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recording Sound Division.
[trmp 4138]
Young girl carrying flag
The home of the free and the brave Credit Line: Siegel, Arthur S., "Detroit, Michigan. Little girl carrying American flag in the Labor Day parade". 1942. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). [fsa 8d08532 (intermediary roll film)]
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