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Life in 19th Century Cincinnati
by Kathryn Kish Sklar, for more
information on how the music in this collection reflects Cincinnati’s history.
- Essay: Understanding the Music by Jon Newsom, for more information about the musical selections in this presentation.
- Digital Collection: The African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920 (Selections from the Ohio Historical Society) for a more detailed history of Ohio during the nineteenth century.
- Digital Collection: The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 for the history of Ohio’s early days.
- Digital Collection: Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1820-1860, 1870-1885 for more music from the nineteenth century.
- Digital Collection: Historic American Sheet Music, 1850-1920 for more music from the nineteenth century.
Related Web Sites
- Ohio Historical Society
- Cincinnati Historical Society Library
New World Records, Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc.
-- the compiler and publisher of these music selections
Database of Recorded American Music
-- a subscription database of American music from the Recorded Anthology of American Music, Inc.
Selected Print Bibliography
- Aaron, Daniel. Cincinnati, Queen City of the West, 1819-1838. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1992. Library of Congress call number: F499.C557 A27 1992
- Condit, Carl W. The Railroad and the City: A Technological and Urbanistic History of Cincinnati. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1977. Library of Congress call number: HE2781.C5 C65
- Finson, Jon W. The Voices that are Gone: Themes in 19th-century American Popular Song. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Library of Congress call number: ML3477.F55 1997
- Glazer, Walter. Cincinnati in 1840: The Social and Functional Organization of an Urban Community during the pre-Civil War Period. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999.
Library of Congress call number: F499.C557 G53 1999
- Green, Marilyn, and Michael Bennett. Cincinnati, a Pictorial History. Norfolk, Va.: Donning Co., 1986. Library of Congress call number: F499.C557 G74 1986.
- Morris, Berenice Robinson. American Popular Music: The Growing Years, 1800-1900. New York: F. Watts, 1972. Library of Congress call number: MC3930.A2 M664
- Regina, Karen. Cincinnati, an Urban History. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Historical Society in cooperation with the Cincinnati Public Schools, 1989.
Library of Congress call number: F497.C45 R44 1989
- Ross, Steven Joseph. Workers on the Edge: Work, Leisure, and Politics in Industrializing Cincinnati, 1788-1890. New York: Columbia University Press, 1985. Library of Congress call number: HC108.C5 R67 1985
- Shapiro, Henry D. and Sarna, Jonathan D., eds. Ethnic Diversity and Civic Identity: Patterns of Conflict and Cohesion in Cincinnati since 1820. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992. Library of Congress call number: HN80.C55 E87 1992
- Tawa, Nicholas E. A Music for the Millions: Antebellum Democratic Attitudes and the Birth of American Popular Music. New York: Pendragon Press, 1984. Library of Congress call number: ML3477. T38 1984.
- Vexler, Robert I., comp. Cincinnati: A Chronological & Documentary History, 1676-1970. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, 1975.
Library of Congress call number: F499. C5 V49
Last Updated: April 8, 2010