Treasures of the Library of Congress: The Star-Spangled Banner

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Reference Materials, Web Link
Date Posted: 1/7/2009

This resource includes images of a rare, first print edition of the Star-Spangled Banner sheet music that combines words and music as well as a hand-written copy of the Star-Spangled Banner poem by Francis Scott Key.  These primary sources are included in the Library of Congress' online exhibition entitled American Treasures of the Library of Congress

Related Artifact

related artifact Boarding Axe

The compact boarding axe was an effective weapon in close combat. While an effective in hand-to-h...

Related book

The Flag Maker

This is a story of the Star-Spangled Banner through the eyes of young Caroline Pickersgill, the d...

Read More