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Title
What could the poor girl do?
Additional title: But what could the poor girl do? [first line of chorus]
Additional title: While walking down a busy thoroughfare, you see a pretty girl with golden hair. [first line]
Names
Alexandra, E. (Composer)
Alexandra, E. (Lyricist)
Cohan, George M. (George Michael) (1878-1942) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray ; Howard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Women
Humorous songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Page 2 contains texts to 4 encore verses by George M. Cohan.
Content: On cover: As sung by Miss Kittie Gilmore. Cover includes photograph of Kittie Gilmore dressed as a housekeeper, seated, carrying a feather-duster.
Statement of responsibility: by E. Alexandria.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5857a10-c58f-012f-2ad5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What could the poor girl do?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0728-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What could the poor girl do?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0728-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). What could the poor girl do? Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0728-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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What could the poor girl do?