HASM Research Guide

Browse collection categories by:

Selecting "search" below will display all pieces within the subject category. Examples are provided to illustrate the categories, and descriptions give background about type of music contained within the category.

HASM Illustration Type

(This term refers to illustrations on the item)

Animals Search Example  
Architecture, buildings, furniture Search Example
Dance Search   Description
      --Ballroom dancing Search Example  
      --Cakewalks Search Example Description
      --Galops Search Example Description
      --Mazurkas Search Example Description
      --Polkas Search Example Description
      --Polonaises Search Example Description
      --Quadrilles Search Example Description
      --Schottisches Search Example Description
      --Tangos Search Example Description
      --Waltzes Search Example Description
Design elements
Included here are elaborate borders, ornamented letters, flowers, etc.
      --Birds Search Example  
      --Borders Search Example  
            --Chains Search Example  
            --Flowers Search Example  
      --Flowers & Plants Search Example  
      --Ornamented letters Search Example  
      --Stars Search Example  
Education and fraternal organizations Search Example Description
Entertainment Search Example Description
Fashion and costume Search Example Description
Flowers & Plants Search Example  
Food and Eating Search Example Description
Historical and patriotic music Search   Description
      God Save the Southern Land   Example 1  
      Wedding of the Blue and the Gray   Example 2  
Human activities of ordinary people Search Example Description
      --Afro-Americans Search Example  
      --Children Search Example  
      --Couples Search Example  
      --Groups Search Example  
      --Men Search Example  
      --Photographs Search Example  
            Including --Children, --Groups, --Men, --Women
      --Women Search Example  
Landscapes Search Example  
Legacies of racism and discrimination Search Example Description
      --Afro-Americans see --Stereotypes--Afro-Americans
      --American Indians Search Example  
      --Arabs Search Example  
      --Asian (Japanese and Chinese) Search Example  
      --Couples Search Example  
      --Dutch Search Example  
      --French Search Example  
      --Germans Search Example  
      --Gypsies Search Example  
      --Handicapped Search Example  
      --Hawaiians Search Example  
      --HispanicSearch Example  
      --Irish Search Example  
      --Italians Search Example  
      --Men Search Example  
      --Scots Search Example  
      --Women Search Example  
      --Stereotypes Search   Description
            --Afro-Americans Search Example  
            --American Indians Search Example  
            --Couples Search Example  
            --Eskimo Search Example  
            --Groups Search Example  
            --Hispanic Search Example  
            --Men Search Example  
            --Women Search Example  
Musical instruments (e.g., banjos) Search Example  
National Symbols, Flags, etc. Search Example  
Performers Search Example Description
      --Afro-Americans Search Example  
      --Children Search Example  
      --Groups Search Example  
      --Men Search Example  
      --Women Search Example  
Personalities Search Example  
Politics Search Example Description
Religion Search Example Description
Society and Culture Search Example Description
      --Afro-Americans Search Example  
      --American Indians Search Example  
      --Children Search Example  
      --Couples Search Example  
      --Groups Search Example 
      --Men Search Example  
      --Supernatural & Imaginary Beings Search Example  
      --Women Search Example  
Sports Search Example  
Technology Search Example  
Transportation Search    
      Trains   Example  
      Airplanes   Example  
Vices, Gambling, etc. Search Example Description
War and military Search Example  
Weather and Geologic Events Search    
      Snow   Example
      Volcanos   Example  
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