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Johnson, Charles L (15)
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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. Biography of Charles Johnson (1875-1950), Music Composer and Arranger Biography of Charles Johnson (1875-1950), Music Composer and Arranger 2008

2. Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz 2002 This book states that ragtime's first runaway bestseller was "Dill Pickles" composed by local musician Charles Johnson and published locally by Carl Hoffman.

3. Carl Hoffman Music Company Carl Hoffman Music Company 1901 Folder contains a small, illustrated advertisement for the Carl Hoffman Music Co. of Kansas City, Missouri. Features the song "With Fire and Sword" by Charles L. Johnson, giving the first four lines of...

4. Charles Johnson Charles Johnson Identified on back of photograph as "Johnson at Benson farm-Arthur Benson on far right." Charles Johnson is first on the left. Others in photograph are not identified.

5. Charles L. Johnson Charles L. Johnson N.d. Black and white portrait of local musician and composer, Charles L. Johnson.

6. Charles L. Johnson Charles L. Johnson N.d. Black and white photo identified on the back as Charles Johnson at the piano, Frances "Brick" Wornall as conductor and Jack Riley with clarinet on the far left.

7. Class Photo Class Photo N.d. Class and location is unidentified but back of photograph says that Charles Johnson is playing drum.

8. Jack Riley and His Orchestra Jack Riley and His Orchestra 1937 Black and white photograph identified on the front of the photograph as "American Royal - 1937, Jack Riley and His Orchestra". Included in the group is Charles L. Johnson and his wife.

9. Juvenile Military Band Juvenile Military Band N.d. Wording on drum in photograph is "George Washington Juvenile Military Band, Kansas City, Kansas (?)". Charles Johnson is identified as "2nd row from front, 3 person over from right".

10. Music Store Music Store N.d. Interior view of an unidentified music store with customers, instruments and sheet music in view.

11. Ragtime Rascals Ragtime Rascals January 2004 Helen Hein reminisces about her second cousin Charles L. Johnson, composer of the first ragtime hit Dill Pickles that sold over one million copies of sheet music.

12. SC4 Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid SC4 Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid 1861-1951 Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...

13. SC59 Local Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid SC59 Local Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid ca. 1880-1960 (bulk 1890-1930) This collection of 49 boxes is arranged by imprint and state: Missouri, Kansas, and outside the local area and then by city, with the two largest groupings for Kansas City and St. Louis. Within the Kansas...

14. Sheet Music Covers Sheet Music Covers File contains color photocopies of the front of 20 pieces of sheet music with local connections. Also contains one original sheet music cover. Contains five covers of songs by James Scott and published...

15. Unidentified portrait Unidentified portrait N.d. Black and white autographed portrait. Writing says "To my best pal, Chas. Johnson, ....." Signature not readable.