“The Battle Song of Liberty” Sheet Music

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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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Sheet Music
1917
ID Number
1983.0424.138
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.138
publisher
Jacobs, Walter
subject
Music
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music