You can take your trunk and go to Harlem

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Names
Hart, Joseph (1858-1921) (Composer)
Hart, Joseph (1858-1921) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
African Americans
Jealousy
Quarreling
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design includes drawing of an African American man and woman in a room; the man has a trunk on his shoulders, and the woman is pointing accusingly at the door.

Content : Summary: A neighbor overhears the African American couple next door quarreling: she tells him he must leave because she found a love letter in his coat written to another woman.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Joseph Hart.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e2021b90-c595-012f-aaa1-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You can take your trunk and go to Harlem" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef48-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You can take your trunk and go to Harlem" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef48-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). You can take your trunk and go to Harlem Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef48-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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You can take your trunk and go to Harlem