• "It's a long way to get the Kaiser" by Hettie Butler

    Butler, Hettie

    Patriotic song written by Hettie Butler of Martin, Tenn. during World War I and sent to Governor Tom C. Rye. This song celebrates the United States' military involvement in the conflict and emphasizes…

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  • "Get in the Game" by Berton Bellis

    Bellis, Burton

    Patriotic poem about rationing during World War I written by St. Louis poet Berton Bellis and sent to Governor Tom C. Rye. This work reflects the patriotic attitudes and spirit of self-sacrifice preva…

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  • It may be far to Tipperary it's a longer way to Tennessee, 1914

    Based on the English Music Hall song, "It's A Long Way To Tipperary" (1912, by Harry Williams and Jack Judge) which became a favorite and famous marching song of the British Expeditionary Force at the…

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