SAM DeVINCENT COLLECTION OF ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN
SHEET MUSIC, ca. 1790 - 1987
Series 5: POLITICS AND POLITICAL MOVEMENTS, ca.
by: Karen Linn, 1991
Subseries 5.5 : Prohibition and Temperance
Temperance Songs from the 19th Century, ca. 1840-1896:
A -- A - F
B -- G - Z
- Most of the songs date between 1860-1880. There are two
songs by Mrs. E.A. (Susan) Parkhurst and several editions of Henry
Clay Work's "Come Home Father." Many of the songs are
about "father" and are related to the story of the
temperance drama "Ten Nights in a Barroom." (32 items) Click
here for image, #2
Prohibition and Temperance, 20th Century, ca. 1900-1934:
C -- A - O
D -- P - Z
- Most of the songs are about Prohibition, both pro and con.
"Dry campaigns," bootlegging, repeal of prohibition,
closing of barrooms, etc. are all topics. General songs about
alcohol have not been included here but can be found elsewhere in
the DeVincent Collection. (80 items) Click
here for images, #2, #3.
E -- Prohibition and Temperance Folios, ca. 1866-1933:
- Small booklets of Temperance songs except one 1933 booklet of
drinking, college, and general get-together songs published upon
the occasion of the repeal of Prohibition.
F -- Sunday Blue Laws, 1921 (4 items)
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