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Title
Only a firemans girl
Additional title: I love her better than my life. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The headlight shone bright thro' the darkness. [first line]
Names
Abell, Morris H. (Lyricist)
Phillips, Walter A. (Composer)
Anderson, Maude (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Fire fighters
Rescues
Love songs
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dedication: To Miss Maud Anderson, Memphis, Tenn.
Statement of responsibility: words by Morris H. Abell ; music by Walter A. Phillips.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7e0c00e0-c592-012f-9870-58d385a7bc34
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. "Only a firemans girl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1825-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Only a firemans girl" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1825-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Only a firemans girl Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1825-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Only a firemans girl