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Catalog Number 11082-66
Title Sheet Music, The Merry Smile; Democratic Campaign Song,
Object Name Music, Sheet
Description Sheet music for the Democratic Campaign Song "The Merry Smile" (Merry Widow). Words by J.A. Wallace. Music Publicity Bureau, Pittsburg, PA. There is an illustration of William Jennings Bryan on the cover. The song talks about how W.H. Taft's's merry smile will soon fade away. "When the votes are counted Bryan will lead him by a mile". Three pages of music.
Date 1908
Material paper, ink
Artist Wallace, J.A.
Made Music Publicity Bureau
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Pittsburg
Makers mark APPROVED BY NORMAN E. MACK CHAIRMAN DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE
Height (in) 12.5
Width (in) 9.5
People Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Wallace, J.A.
Music Publicity Bureau
Credit line William F. Schwind, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Schwind, William F.