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Title
The oath at the altar
Additional title: Frank and Jim were true loyal Elks, as firm as lodge brothers could be. [first line]
Additional title: Our oath at the altar we ne'er should forget, to comfort a friend in distress. [first line of chorus]
Names
Cruger, Dox. (Composer)
Brogan, Hed. Z. (Other)
Baswitz, Chas. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Cruger Bros.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Elks (Fraternal order)
Male friendship
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes photograph of Hed. Z. Brogan, with reproduction of his signature including the identification: B.P.O.E. No. 1 [Lodge No. 1 located in New York City].

Content : Cover design by Z. Binger includes symbols of the Elks' club with the words: charity, justice, brotherly love, fidelity.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Chas. Baswitz ; music by Dox Cruger.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 866455b0-c590-012f-32d5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The oath at the altar" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-161b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The oath at the altar" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-161b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1894). The oath at the altar Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-161b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The oath at the altar