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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