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Title
Little black me
Additional title: Mama are there any angels black like me [First line of chorus]
Additional title: Within a Sunday school a little child, one day, was list'ning to the teacher [First line of song]
Names
Chattaway, Thurland (1872-1947) (Composer)
Chattaway, Thurland (1872-1947) (Lyricist)
Kent, Chas. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Mothers and daughters
African American girls
Angels -- 1800-1899
Love, Maternal
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover photograph of an African American mother sitting in a chair looking dowan at her little girl sitting on a rug.
Content: Inset of small photograph of Chas. Kent? on cover.
Content: On cover: sung nightly with great success by Chas. Kent, of Primrose and Dockstader's Minstrels.
Statement of responsibility: by Thurland Chattaway.
Physical Description
Extent: 8p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fcec5d30-c594-012f-a84e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Little black me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebe0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Little black me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebe0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Little black me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebe0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Little black me