From Grandpa's Shed 3
C.W. Parker. Leavenworth, Kansas. U.S.A.
C.W. Parker. Leavenworth, Kansas. U.S.A. Milwaukee: Riverside, ca. 1910. Color lithograph depicts a parker-made carousel with a “famous military band organ” at its center, surrounded by a crowd. An image of the band organ and a Parker-made double-cylinder engine flank the carousel image in the upper corners. 20 5/8 x 27 ¾”. Several closed tears repaired; linen backed. B.
“How Ya Gonna Keep ’em Down on the Farm (After They’ve Seen Paree?)”
“How Ya Gonna Keep ’em Down on the Farm (After They’ve Seen Paree?)” is a World War I song that rose to popularity after the war had ended. The lyrics highlight concern that American soldiers from rural environments would not want to return to farm life after experiencing the European city life and culture of Paris during World War I.