“Our popular Government has often been called an experiment…”
Harper’s Weekly‘s December 21, 1861 edition features (among many other images) this stunning centerfold of Winslow Homer’s “A Bivouac Fire on the Potomac”: Homer depicts an encounter between diverse American cultures — celtic, North African, West African, Afro-Caribbean — centered on the evening’s entertainments of dance, fiddle, and other camp pastimes.
Grants to fund classroom visits, concerts, & residencies at NH schools.
“To the fiery fields emanative, and the endless vistas beyond—to the south and the north…”
Grants for NH community groups.
“Composed for a group of overland emigrants, who left Massachusetts, in the spring of 1849.”
Greatest hits from the first decade of their career…
Editors’ Choice Award: “Historical Band”
Recounting the final battle of the most famous Confederate privateer…
An anthology of 100+ midcentury song sheets & lyrics drawn from primary sources…
“We’re drinking tonight in the old bar-room,
Give us a glass to cheer…”
“He thought of the many dear boys already gone over to the unseen shore …”