America the Beautiful: The Stirring True Story behind Our Nations's Favorite Song

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Cover: Virginia Morrell (Samuel Augustus Ward) Wellesley College Archives (Katharine Lee Bates)
Endpapers: Wellesley College Archives
12 Wellesley College Archives
14 Falmouth Historical Society
15 Falmouth Historical Society (Katharine Lee Bates) Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital (diary)
16 Wellesley College Archives
17 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
18 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
19 Wellesley College Archives (photographer, Thomas Lewis)
20 Wellesley College Archives
21 Barney Berlin
23 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital (Line-A-Day)
27 Chicago Historical Society (ICHi-02206)
28 Chicago Historical Society (ICHi-02525, Photographer C.D. Arnold)
29 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital (Line-A-Day)
30 Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Colorado College)
31 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
33 Denver Public Library, Western History Department
34 Denver Public Library, Western History Department (William Henry Jackson, photographer)
35 Denver Public Library, Western History Department (West from the summit. William Henry Jackson, photographer) Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital (Line-A-Day)
36 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
37 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
38 Virginia Morrell
40 The Newark Public Library, New Jersey Picture Collection
41 The Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society
42 The Newark Public Library, New Jersey Picture Collection
43 The Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society
44 Mark W. Forder
46 The Mariners' Museum, courtesy of The Manners' Museum, Newport News, Virginia)
49 Virginia Morrell
50 Grace Church in Newark, courtesy James MacGregor and Charles Cummings
51 Boston Public Library, courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library
53 Virginia Morrell
54 Wellesley College Archives
55 Wellesley College Archives
56 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
57 The Congregationalist Library, O'Neill Digital
59 Virginia Morrell
64-65 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
68 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
71 The Far Side® by Gary Larson © 1982 by FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Used with permission
89 The New York Times (text extracts)
90 The New York Times
92 Steve Barnett
93 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
96 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
98 Wellesley College Archives
99 Wellesley College Archives (Katharine Lee Bates and Polonius) The New York Times (headline)
100 Wellesley College Archives
103 Kathy Sharp Frisbee ©2000
104 Tom Stack & Associates, Gary Milburn photographer
105 Courtesy Softronics, Inc., F. Scott Pierce
106 Wellesley College Archives, O'Neill Digital
107 Courtesy Andy Singer
108 Courtesy Matthews International Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (manufacturer of bronze plaque)
112 Schaum Publications (© by Schaum Publications, Inc., Mequon, Wisconsin. Used by Permission.)
Back cover: Lois Sherr Dubin

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Table of contents

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  • America the Beautiful *
  • Contents *
  • Introduction 9
  • The Poem 13
  • The Music 39
  • The Song 55
  • The Meaning 71
  • The Anthem 81
  • The Legacy 95
  • Acknowledgments 115
  • Photo Credits 117
  • Selected Bibliography 119
  • Index 121
  • A Note about the Author 125
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