World War I Sheet Music Collection

Accession Number:  SC 16:06, SC 16:11
Location:  RB-M
Dates:  1917-1919
Size:  1 box
Creator/Collector:  Various
Acquisition info:  Majority purchased by RBSC; 9 transferred from Fine Arts Department, SLPL
Accruals:  None expected
Custodial history: Majority purchased from Buckingham Books, May 11, 2016; 9
individual songs transferred from sheet music collection compiled
by SLPL Fine Arts Department throughout the years.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Lauren Hoerr (volunteer), August 2016; Amanda Bahr Evola, December 2016
Conservation notes:  Removed from plastic sleeves and placed in archival acid-free folders.
Scope and Content: This collection of World War I sheet music provides an overview of popular music during this time frame.
Arrangement:  Collection arranged alphabetically by title.
Restrictions:  Unrestricted.
Remarks:

World War I Sheet Music Collection
Circa 1917-1919
1 flat storage Hollinger; 0.45 cu. ft.

Folder Description
 1/1  Finding Aid
 1/2  “America Never Took Water and America Never Will,” Words and Music by J. Keirn Brennan, Gus Edwards, and Paul Cunningham. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1919
 1/3  “The Americans Come!” Words by Elizabeth A. Wilbur. Music by Fay Foster. New York: J. Fischer & Bro., 1918
 1/4  “Au Revoir, But Not Good-Bye (Soldier Boy),” Words by Lew Brown, Music by Albert Von Tilzer, NY: Broadway Music Co., 1917
 1/5  “Buy a Bond, Buy a Bond for Liberty.” Words and Music by Erle Threlkeld. Indianapolis, IN: Seidel Music Publishing, Co., 1918.
 1/6  “Dear Old Pal of Mine,” Words by Harold Robè, Music by Gitz Rice, NY: G. Ricordi and Company, 1918
 17/  “For it is My Land and Your Land,” Words and Music by Joy Mills. Scarsdale, NY: G.C. Mills, 1918
 1/8  “God Bless Uncle Sam,” Worlds by T.S. Manning. Music by A.C. Schroeer. St. Louis, MO: Manning & Schrooer, 1918 (2)
 1/9  “Good-Bye France (You’ll Never Be Forgotten by the U.S.A.),” Words and Music by Sergeant Irving Berlin, NY: Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder Co., 1918
 1/10  “Hello Central! Give Me No Man’s Land,” “Successfully Introduced by Mignon” Cover, Words by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young, Music by Jean Schwartz, NY: Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder Co., 1918
 1/11  “Hello Central! Give Me No Man’s Land,” “As Introduced by Al Jolson in Sinbad at the Winter Garden” Cover, Words by Sam L. Lewis and Joe Young, Music by Jean Schwartz, NY: Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder Co., 1918 (2)
 1/12  “I May Be Gone For a Long, Long Time,” Words by Lew Brown, Music by Albert Von Tilzer, NY: Broadway Music Co., 1917
 1/13  “In Flanders Fields,” Words by Col. Dr. John McCrae. Music by G.W. Parrish. Clarksburg, WV: G.W. Parrish, Co., 1919.
 1/14  “It’s a Long Way to Berlin, But We’ll Get There,” Words by Arthur Fields, Music by Leon Flatow, NY: Leo Feist Inc., 1917
 1/15  “It’s Time for Every Boy to Be a Soldier,” Words by Alfred Bryan, Music by Harry Tierney, NY: Jerome H. Remick & Co., 1917
 1/16  “Joan of Arc They Are Calling You,” Words by Alfred Bryan and Willie Weston. Music by Jack Wells. New York: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, Co., 1917 (2)
 1/17  “Just a Baby’s Prayer at Twilight (For Her Daddy Over There),” Words by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young, Music by M.K. Jerome, NY: Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder Co., 1918
 1/18  “Just Like Washington Crossed the Delaware, General Pershing Will Cross the Rhine,” Words by Howard Johnson, Music by Geo. W. Meyer, NY: Leo Feist Inc., 1918
 1/19  “Keep Your Head Down, Fritzi Boy (We Saw You),” Words and Music by C.W. Murphy and Norton David, NY: T.B. Harms and Francis, Day & Hunter, 1913
 1/20  “The Kiss That Made Me Cry,” Words by Joe Burns and Arthur Fields, Music by Archie Gottler, NY: Leo Feist Inc., 1918
 1/21  “Let the Lovelight Always Be Shining for the Loved Ones Away, ”Words and Music by H.C. Weasner, NY: H.C. Weasner & Co., 1918
 1/22  “Let’s All Be Americans Now,” Words and Music by Irving Berlin, Edgar Leslie, and Geo. W. Meyer, NY: Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder, 1918
 1/23  “Liberty Bell (It’s Time to Ring Again),” Words by Joe Goodwin, Music by Halsey K. Mohr, NY: Shapiro, Bernstein, & Co., 1918
 1/24  “A Little Bit of Sunshine (From Home),” Words by Ballard MacDonald and Joe Goodwin, Music by James F. Hanley, NY: Shapiro, Bernstein, & Co., 1918
 1/25  “Long Boy: Good-Bye, Ma! Good-Bye, Pa! Good-Bye, Mule with Yer Old Hee-Haw!,” Words by William Herschell, Music by Barclay Walker, NY: Shapiro, Bernstein, & Co., 1917
 1/26  “Lorraine (My Beautiful Alsace Lorraine),” Words by Alfred Bryan, Music by Fred Fisher, NY: McCarthy and Fisher Inc., 1917
 1/27  “The Most Beautiful Flag in the World,” Words by Charles H. Newman, Music by Jack Glogau, NY: Lew Beck Music Co., 1917
 1/28  “Mother, Here’s Your Boy!,” Words and Music by Sidney D. Mitchell, Archie Gottler, and Theodore Moore, NY: Leo Feist Inc., 1918
 1/29  “The Navy Took Them Over and the Navy Will Bring Them Back,” Words by Yeoman Howard Johnson, Music by Ira Schuster, NY: Leo Feist Inc., 1918
 1/30  “Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning,” Words and Music by Irving Berlin, NY: Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder Co., 1918
 1/31  “Oh! How I Wish I Could Sleep Until My Daddy Comes Home,” Words by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young. Music by Pete Wendling. New York: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, Co., 1918
 1/32  “Oh, Moon of the Summer Night (Tell My Mother Her Boy’s All Right),” Words and Music by Allan J. Flynn, NY: Al Piantadosi & Co., 1918
 1/33  “Poor Little Butterfly Is a Fly Girl Now,” Words by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young, Music by M.K. Jerome, NY: Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder Co., 1919
 1/34  “Say a Prayer for the Boys ‘Out There’,” Words by Bernie Grossman, Music by Alex Marr, NY: Joe Morris Music Co., 1917
 1/35  “Send Me Away with a Smile,” Words and Music by Louis Weslyn and Al Piantadosi, NY: Al Piantadosi & Co., 1917
 1/36 “So Long, Mother,” Words by Raymond Egan and Gus Kahn, Music by Egbert Van Alstyne, NY: Jerome H. Remick & Co., 1917
 1/37 “Somewhere in France Is the Lily,” Words by Philander Johnson, Music by Joseph E. Howard, NY: M. Witmark and Sons, 1917 (2)
 1/38 “They Were All Out of Step but Jim,” Words and Music by Irving Berlin, NY: Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder Co., 1918
 1/39  “We’ll Knock the Heligo-Into Heligo Out of Heligoland,” Words by John O’Brien, Music by Theodore Morse, NY: Leo Feist Inc., 1917
 1/40 “Wee, Wee, Marie (Will You Do Zis for Me),” Words by Alfred Bryan and Joe McCarthy, Music by Fred Fisher, NY: McCarthy and Fisher Inc., 1918 (3)
 1/41  “What Are you Going to Do to Help the Boys?,” Words by Gus Kahn, Music by Egbert Van Alstyne, NY: Jerome H. Remick & Co., 1918
 1/42 “When We Welcome Our Boys Back Home,” Words by Ralph Abell, Music by Leon Rundell, NY: Elk Music Co., 1918
 1/43  “Where Do We Go From Here,” Words and Music by Howard Johnson and Percy Wenrich, NY: Leo Feist Inc., 1917
 1/44 “While You’re Away,” Words and Music by L. Wolfe Gilbert and Anatole Friedland, NY: Gilbert and Friedland, 1918
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