Songs : Bonnie Barbara Allan -- Yankee Doodle -- Hunters of Kentucky -- Hot for the Kansas plains -- John Brown's body/The battle hymn of the Republic -- The worker's anvil -- You're a grand old flag -- Sunny California -- We shall overcome
Poems : The wages of sin; or robbery justlly rewarded -- Battle of Bunker Hill -- Lines written by a Revolutionary War soldier -- Sonnet to liberty -- O captain! my captain! -- Autumn -- Shadow -- Textile life -- The young dead soldiers
"Lyrical Legacy helps teachers explore eighteen American songs and poems from the digital collections of the Library of Congress. Each song and poem is represented by an original primary source document, along with historical background information and, in many cases, sound recordings and alternate versions"--Library of Congress.
Dance in the Place Congo and Creole slave songs reprinted respectively from the Feb. and Apr. issues of the Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, 1886. The anonymous Congo dance (p. 37-39) originally published in Kunkel's musical review, v. 1, no. 9, Sept. 1884.