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|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fredric March; Florence Eldridge; Charles Collingwood; Lehman Engel; John Philip Sousa; Charles Ives; Edward MacDowell; Chas K Harris; G W Chadwick; Horatio W Parker; Victor Herbert; Scott Joplin; Harry Von Tilzer
|Language Note:||Vocal works sung in English.|
|Notes:||Descriptive notes by Virgil Thomson on container.|
|Performer(s):||Frederic March, Florence Eldridge, narrators ; connective passages read by Charles Collingwood ; original music composed and conducted by Lehman Engel ; various performers in the musical selections.|
|Description:||1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in.|
|Contents:||Documents. From the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 --
From John D. Rockefeller's statement on big business (1899) --
"The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus (1899) --
Mary Antin's first impressions of America, from The PromisedLand (1912) --
John P. Altgeld's letter to President Grover Cleveland (1894) --
From Mary Elizabeth Lease's speech to farmers on behalf of the Populists (around 1890) --
From a recording made by William Jennings Bryan in 1898 of his "Cross of Gold" speech originally delivered in 1896 --
From the joint congressional resolution of April 20, 1898, on Cuba --
Admiral George Dewey's diary entry after the battle of Manila Bay (May 1, 1898) --
From "An ode in time of hesitation" by William Vaughn Moody (1900) --
From The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane (1895) --
Mark Hanna's comment on Theodore Roosevelt's suitability as a vice presidential candidate (1900) --
President William McKinley's words upon being shot by an assassin (1901) --
Assassin Leon Czolgosz tells why he shot President President McKinley (1901) --
Mark Hanna's reaction to President McKinley's death (1901) --
Theodore Roosevelt's speech on national purpose (1899) --
Music: El Capitan --
Sixty-seventh psalm --
To a wild rose --
Hello Central, give me Heaven --
Aria from "Judith" --
Break the news to mother --
Chorus from "Hora Novissima --
Gypsy love song --
Maple leaf rag --
A bird in a gilded cage --
The Washington Post.
|Series Title:||Life history of the United States., Supplement ;, 8.|
To a wild rose.
Hello Central, give me Heaven.
Break the news to mother.
Chorus from "Hora novissima.
Gypsy love song.
Maple leaf rag.
Bird in a gilded cage.
Reaching for empire