description: President Prince B. Woodard and Music Department chair Anne Hamer inspect an original copy of Daniel Emmett's "Dixie's Land." The piece was part of an exhibit of several historic manuscripts from the archives of Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI).
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format: Black and white photograph, 7 x 5 in. "1975" is penciled on the reverse. there is a sticker reading "THE ORIGINAL 'DIXIE LAND'- The original manuscript of Daniel Emmett's 'Dixie's Land' is closely inspected by Mary Washington College President Prince B. Woodard (right_ and Mrs. Anne Hamer, chiarman [sic] of the MWC Department of Music. The 1859 manuscript is one of several dozen original and historic manuscripts which will be displayed [sic] in an exhibit which opens Wednesday evening at the College. The exhibit, part of the renowned (cut off) collection from the archives of Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) will be open to the public from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday until Nov. 16. Addition, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. hours have been scheduled Wednesday, November 3, Tuesday, November 9, and Monday, November 15. The exhibit will close November 16 (this last sentence has been crossed out) (Room 103)."