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Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Johns Hopkins University assorted sheet music collection

Identifier: MS-MUS-0058
Scope and Contents

This is an artifically assembled collection with sheet music from various origins. Accruals in this collection are selected by the curators of Special Collections or donated by patrons. See component levels for more information about the items in this collection.

Dates: 1770 - 1971

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" funeral home circular, circa 1940s-1950s

 File — Box 10: [Barcode: 31151034443865], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

A card produced by J. B. Johnson Funeral Home of Boston, MA as a business promotional item, stating: "Courtesy of J. B. Johnson Funeral Home." The card prints the text of James Weldon Johnson's "Negro National Anthem" (also known as "Lift Every Voice and Sing").

Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

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Archival Object 1
Collection 1
African Americans 1
Civil rights 1
Music 1
Songs and music 1
Uncle Tom's cabin (Stowe, Harriet Beecher) 1
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