Two little, blue little shoes

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Names
Peasley, Lea (Composer)
Rourke, M. E. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: McKinley Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Shoes -- 1890-1899
Waltzes
Children -- Death
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes drawing of two shoes.

Content : Summary: A trunk is open, and among the contents are two little blue shoes; mother starts to cry, and explains [to the narrator] that they were the shoes of sister Irene who has since died; hide the shoes before father sees them; the shoes bring back memories of baby.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by M.E. Rourke ; music by L. Peasley.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: b6d47e40-c591-012f-fc77-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Two little, blue little shoes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1709-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Two little, blue little shoes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1709-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Two little, blue little shoes Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1709-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Two little, blue little shoes