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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Sheet Music Collections

The Wade Hall Collection of Southern History and Culture: Sheet Music


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Wade Hall Collection of Southern History and Culture

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A continuing gift of Union Springs, Alabama native Dr. Wade Hall, this massive collection is a sweeping portrayal of Southern History and American culture in word, picture, and song. A portion of this incredible donation is sheet music from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century representing all styles, including ballads, popular and patriotic music, show tunes, country, western and music relating to American wars complements the blues, jazz, gospel, popular sound recordings from the early 1920s to the late 20th. century. This online selection contains only items published prior to 1923.