I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier

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Title
I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier
Names
Bryan, Alfred (1871-1958) (Lyricist)
Unity Studio, New York (Photographer)
Piantadosi, Al (1884-1955 ) (Composer)
Collection

War songs.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915
Place: New York
Publisher: L. Feist
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: P.S. War songs
Notes
Content: A mother's plea for peace--Cover.
Content: Cover: drawing of a mother embracing her son; photograph insert of performers McCormack & Irving, by Unity Studio.
Content: First line of chorus: I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier.
Content: First line of text: Ten million soldiers to the war have gone.
Content: March for voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Respectfully dedicated to every mother-everywhere--Caption title page.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Alfred Bryan ; music by Al. Piantadosi.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-C129
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14527963
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 42cf8860-c623-012f-00a8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1915: Created
  • 1958: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1915). I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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