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Title
Mammy's little pumpkin colored coons
Additional title: 'Way down upon a cotton farm in southern Alabam'. [first line]
Additional title: Go to sleep, Sh! my little pickaninies. [first line of chorus]
Names
Hillman, George (Lyricist)
Perrin, Sidney (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Alabama
African American children
African American parents
Lullabies -- United States
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Descriptive subtitle: Lullaby.
Statement of responsibility: lyric by George Hillman ; music by Sidney Perrin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5348cee0-c592-012f-0e3b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mammy's little pumpkin colored coons" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mammy's little pumpkin colored coons" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Mammy's little pumpkin colored coons Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mammy's little pumpkin colored coons