Don't forget your daddy was a soldier

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Title
Don't forget your daddy was a soldier
Additional title: It's the sword your Daddy fought with. It brought him rank and fame [First line of chours]
Additional title: There was seated in the twilight a mother, young and, fair [First line of song]
Names
Jackson, Nate (Lyricist)
Jackson, Nate (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Fathers and sons
Daggers & swords -- 1890-1899
Soldiers -- American -- 1800-1899
Mothers & children
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Background consists of a cannon and blue smoke with soldiers on horses with flags.
Content: Cover design by Edgar Keller of a mother seated with a sword by her side and a letter in her hand and her young son standing next to her.
Content: On cover: introduced and originally illustrated by the "Kings of Illustrated Songs" Maxwell and Simpson.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Nate Jackson.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b6eb140-c594-012f-3eed-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't forget your daddy was a soldier" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecb3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't forget your daddy was a soldier" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecb3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Don't forget your daddy was a soldier Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecb3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Don't forget your daddy was a soldier