American Broadsides & Ephemera

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American Broadsides & Ephemera


Description

Series I. Collection of broadsides and ephemera printed in America. Fully searchable images of rare documents that include contemporary accounts of the Civil War, theater playbills, advertisements, popular songs and poems, and much more.

Sources

Broadsides include contemporary accounts of the Civil War, unusual occurrences and natural disasters, official government proclamations, tax bills and town meeting reports. Also includes autobiographies and dying confessions of convicted criminals, theater playbills, sheet almanacs, publishers, prospectuses, advertisements, newspaper carriers, addresses, patriotic and popular songs and poems and items illustrating political party organizations and controversies.

Updated

Complete

Time Span

1760 - 1900 --rdavis 02:24, 29 April 2009 (EDT)