Hays, Will S.Alternative names
Louisville journalist, poet, songwriter, and steamboat pilot.
From the description of Diary and scrapbook, ca. 1861. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49279811
Will S. Hays (his more familiar name) was a song writer, newspaper columnist, and steamboat captain. A Louisville native, he wrote as many as five hundred songs including "Mollie Darling," which was said to have sold three million copies.
From the description of Photograph collection, ca. 1850-1939. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49279813
- Poets, American--Archives
- Kentucky--Louisville (as recorded)
- Kentucky (as recorded)