All were included in Massachusetts Agricultural College songs (1912), among them "Fight on to victory", by Fred D. Griggs, class of 1913, the one credited song, suggesting recent composition; the typography suggests a date within the decade 1910-1919. The music, as well as further information about authors, etc., is found in the song book.
Stamped in lower margin: R. Astley, 77 Purchase St. New Bedford, dealer in magazines, newspapers, and songs.
At head of text of first song: Banjo melody, as sung by the famed Virginia Minstrels.
Sheet music entitled Alabama Joe, with same first line and first line of chorus, published in Boston in 1840
Publication date suggested because the Virginia Minstrels formed troupe in 1843 and disbanded in 1844--E. L. Rice, Monarchs of minstrelsy, New York, 1911 p. 11-12.
Second song ascribed to Dorothy Jordan by Thomas L. Philbrick in "British authorship of ballads in the Isaiah Thomas collection," Studies in bibliography, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, v. 9, 1957, p. 255-258.