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The New York girl
Additional title: Uptown, downtown, on the streets and all around. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: You will find in ev'ry city and wherever you may go. [first line of song]
Tressider, Myrtle (Singer)
Jerome, Benjamin M. (1881-1938) (Composer)
Chattaway, Thurland (1872-1947) (Composer)
Chattaway, Thurland (1872-1947) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1890-1899
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content : Dedication above caption title: Respectfully dedicated to "The Jolly Four."

Content : On cover: Successfully introduced by Myrtle Tressider "the girl of '99." Cover includes photograph of Myrtle Tressider.

Content : Summary: There are girls all over the world, but the best are from New York.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Thurland Chattaway ; music by Thurland Chattaway and Ben. M. Jerome.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 546aaca0-c595-012f-a613-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The New York girl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The New York girl" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 14, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The New York girl