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African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

contains 1,300 pieces of sheet music including songs from antebellum blackface minstrelsy, the abolitionist movement, the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, African-American soldiers in the Civil War, emancipated slaves, Reconstruction, and the northern migration of African Americans. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

The African-American sheet music provides a window into the daily concerns, preoccupations, and pastimes of Americans in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Pliney come out in the moonlight / words by Bob Cole ; music by James Reese Europe.

Pliney come out in the moonlight

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