Will. S. Hays

Timeline of works

  • 1858
    The Grave of Gentle Annie. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher D.P. Faulds & Co. Louisville, KY
    Subjects:Grief, Death, Love, Graves
  • 1863
    The American Flag. A Patriotic Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher D.P. Faulds, 223 Main St. Louisville, KY.
    Subjects:Patriotism
  • 1864
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    The Old Sergeant. "A Hero of Lookout Mountain."
    Place & Publisher D.P. Faulds, No. 223 Main Street Louisville, KY
    Subjects:Campaigns & battles, Military officers, War casualties, Battlefields, Heroes, Courage, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
    McClellan Is The Man. Grand Rallying Song With Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Wm. McCarrell, 310 Jefferson St. Louisville, KY.
    Subjects:Flags, Presidential elections, George Brinton McClellan
  • 1864
    Nigger Will be Nigger.
    Place & Publisher Tripp & Cragg Louisville, Ky.
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Storytelling, Slavery, Runaways, Whipping, Civil war, Emancipation, Prisoners of war, Campaigns & battles, Soldiers, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1865
    Canary Bird. A New Song With Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Louis Tripp Louisville, KY
    Subjects:Civil War--Confederate, Sadness, Symbols, Death
  • 1865
    The Wandering Refugee.
    Place & Publisher Louis Tripp, Harmony Hall Louisville, Ky
    Subjects:Portraits, Dwellings, Civil War--Confederate, Immigrants, Patriotism
  • 1865
    The Wandering Refugee.
    Place & Publisher Louis Tripp, Harmony Hall Louisville, Ky
    Subjects:Portraits, Dwellings, Civil War--Confederate, Immigrants, Patriotism
  • 1865
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    Charming Collection of Music. The Wandering Refugee.
    Place & Publisher Louis Tripp, Harmony Hall Louisville, Ky
    Subjects:Civil War--Confederate, Immigrants, Patriotism
  • 1865
    The Wandering Refugee. 184th Edition.
    Place & Publisher Louis Tripp, 118 Main St. Louisville, Ky
    Subjects:Clothing & dress, Portraits, Immigrants, Poor persons, Mountains, Sadness
  • 1866
    Write Me a Letter From Home. A Beautiful Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 200 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Immigrants, Families, Correspondence, Homesickness
  • 1866
    Write Me a Letter From Home. A Beautiful Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Immigrants, Families, Correspondence, Homesickness
  • 1866
    Write Me a Letter From Home. A Beautiful Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Immigrants, Families, Correspondence, Homesickness
  • 1866
    Write Me a Letter From Home. A Beautiful Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters & Bro. St. Louis, Mo.
    Subjects:Portraits, Immigrants, Families, Correspondence, Homesickness
  • 1866
    Write Me a Letter From Home. A Beautiful Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters & Bro. St. Louis, Mo.
    Subjects:Portraits, Immigrants, Families, Correspondence, Homesickness
  • 1867
    Little Sam.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 200 Broadway New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Brooms & brushes, Slavery, Runaways, Homecomings, Families, Mothers & children
  • 1867
    Little Sam.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 200 Broadway New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Brooms & brushes, Slavery, Runaways, Homecomings, Families, Mothers & children, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1867
    Troubadour. A Collection of Favorite Guitar Songs.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters & Bro. Cincinnati
    Subjects:Musicians, Gardens, Stairs & stairways, Love, Travel, Homecomings
  • 1867
    Little Sam.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 200 Broadway New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Brooms & brushes, Slavery, Runaways, Homecomings, Families, Mothers & children, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1868
    Mistress Jinks of Madison Square. Mistress Jinks--Wife of Capt. Jinks.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Clothing & dress--women, Military officers, Wealth, Spouses, Poor persons
  • 1868
    Mistress Jinks of Madison Square. Mistress Jinks--Wife of Capt. Jinks.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Clothing & dress--women, Military officers, Wealth, Spouses, Poor persons
  • 1868
    The Gay Young Clerk in the Dry Goods Store. Comic Song with Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:City & town life, Avenues, Clothing & dress, Trollies, Street railroads, Courtship & love, From the writings of Lester Levy, Flashes of Merriment (Lester Levy)
  • 1868
    Beautiful Songs of the South.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Waterfronts, Steamboats, Dwellings, Country life, Love
  • 1868
    The Gay Young Clerk in the Dry Goods Store. Comic Song with Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:City & town life, Avenues, Clothing & dress, Trollies, Street railroads, Courtship & love
  • 1868
    Beautiful Songs of the South.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Waterfronts, Ships, Dwellings, Country life, Love
  • 1869
    I'll Remember You in My Prayers. A Beautiful Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher John L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Unrequited love, Devotion, Time, Prayer
  • 1869
    3 New Songs by Will S. Hays. When I Went Home With Belle. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters, 198 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Couples, Gates, Dwellings, Fences, Parlors, Love, Gifts, Jewelry
  • 1869
    Old Uncle Ben, The Colored Refugee. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher John L. Peters New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Kitchens--interiors, Dogs, Stoves, Banjos, Violins, Aged persons, Poor persons, Sleeping, Angels, Death
  • 1869
    She's the Sweetest of Them All. A Popular Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher John L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Love, Musicians, Marriage proposals, Domestic life, Celebrations, Happiness
  • 1869
    Song of the Sewing Machine.
    Place & Publisher John L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Parlors, Keyboard instruments, Families, Domestic life, Children playing, Birdcages, Advertisements, Inventions
  • 1872
    Meet Me Maggie. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Love
  • 1873
    I Have No Home. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Orphans, Homeless persons, Poor persons, Children, Snow, Distress, Death
  • 1874
    Follow Up The Plow. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Plows, Horses, Farmers, Farms, Farmhouses, Economic & social conditions, Occupations, From the writings of Lester Levy, Grace Notes in American History (Lester Levy)
  • 1875
    Put The Right Man At The Wheel. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J. L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Presidential elections, Patriotism
  • 1875
    The School House on the Hill. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Country life, One-room schools, Rural schools, Time, Children, Aged persons
  • 1876
    100 Years Ago.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Liberty--symbols, United States Capitol, Monuments & memorials, Ethnic groups, Patriotism, Anniversaries
  • 1877
    Down South Where the Sugar Cane Grows.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 451 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Banjos, Singing, Dancing, Log cabins, Hunting, Plows, Horses, Steamships, Aged persons, Slavery, Spouses, Freedmen, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1878
    Keep in de Middle ob de Road. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Geo. D. Newhall & Co., 62 West Fourth St. Cincinnati
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Angels, Flowers, Symbols--death, Religion, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1878
    Keep in de Middle ob de Road. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Geo. D. Newhall & Co., 62 West Fourth St. Cincinnati
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Angels, Flowers, Symbols--death, Religion, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects