Grade Range: 6-12Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Reference Materials, Web LinkDate 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.
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