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Names
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Lyricist)
Gaskin, Geo. J. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Wm. C. Dunn & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African American infants
African American mothers
Mothers and sons
Lullabies -- United States
Love, Maternal
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Signed photograph of Geo. J. Gaskin on cover.

Content : Cover illustration features an African American mother sitting in a parlor chair holding her infant boy in her lap.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 16426160-c595-012f-c827-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mammy's kinky-headed coon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mammy's kinky-headed coon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Mammy's kinky-headed coon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mammy's kinky-headed coon