Happy 4th of July

The Filson Historical Society would like to wish you a happy and safe 4th of July! We will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, but will be open the rest of the week.

To kick off your holiday, a few patriotic archival finds of the day: two pieces of WWI era sheet music and a fun A. L. Due Firework Catalog featuring the "Rocket Chute," 1895!

Under The Stars & Stripes, 1918 [Sheet Music Collection, 14-648]

Songs of Freedom, 1918 [Sheet Music Collection, 13-609]

 

A.L. Due Fireworks Co. 1895

A.L. Due 1895 Rocket Chute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Potter

Heather Potter is the Curator of Photographs and Prints at The Filson Historical Society.

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