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Title
My coal black lady
Additional title: I'se got a coal black lady, and she is my little baby. [first line]
Additional title: This coal black lady, she is my baby. [first line of chorus]
Names
Raymond, Lizzie B. (Singer)
Hoffman, Max (1873-1963) (Arranger)
Jefferson, W. T. (Composer)
Jefferson, W. T. (Lyricist)
Nicholas, John P. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Ragtime music
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: picture of Lizzie B. Raymond.

Content : Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to John P. Nicholas.

Statement of Responsibility: Written and composed by W.T. Jefferson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 741760b0-c591-012f-62e8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My coal black lady" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My coal black lady" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). My coal black lady Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My coal black lady