At a Georgia campmeeting

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Names
Mills, Kerry (1869-1948) (Composer)
Mills, Kerry (1869-1948) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place Term: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Camp meetings
Social dancing -- 19th century
Marches (Voice with piano)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes a drawing a clearing within a forest; a tent is in the background; in the foreground an African American man and woman bowing to each other before engaging in dance; behind them are several other couples in various stages of dancing.

Content : Descriptive subtitle below caption title: A song in black.

Content : On cover: A characteristic march which can be used effectively as a two-step, polka or cake walk.

Content : Summary: African Americans of various characteristics gather for a camp meeting; after the meeting a hired band plays which made them happy; the music and the dancing were so nice the preacher did not think it was a sin.

Statement of Responsibility: By Kerry Mills.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: d8069700-c591-012f-d57e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1869: Creator Born
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1948: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "At a Georgia campmeeting" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1738-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "At a Georgia campmeeting" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1738-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). At a Georgia campmeeting Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1738-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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At a Georgia campmeeting