Arvilla M. Johnson [RG1112.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1112.AM:  Arvilla M. Johnson, 1901-1971

Papers:  ca. 1950s
Lexington, Dawson County, Nebraska
Size:  One folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one folder containing typescript copies of poems and/or song lyrics attributed to Arvilla M. Johnson of Lexington, Nebraska. The songs/poems cover various subjects. Some of the titles include, “The Drunkard’s Doom,” “Baggage Coach Ahead,” “The Fourth of July in Ninety-Eight,” and “Why Did They Dig Ma’s Grave So Deep.” Also included is a cheer for Greenwood High School:

Hip! Hip! Hi! Hi! Hi!
Greenwood; Greenwood; Greenwood High!
Razel, dazel, zip, boom, ba!
Greenwood High School, YA, YA, YA!

Ra, Ra, Rix -Nine and Six
Twice Ten, Minus Eleven -
Greenwood High School -
Nine and Seven!

 

Subject headings:

Johnson, Arvilla M., 1901-1971
Poets -- Nebraska
Songs -- Nebraska

 

Revised TMM      02-28-2017

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