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DeMar, Carrie (Singer)
Hart, Joseph (1858-1921) (Composer)
Hart, Joseph (1858-1921) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Weber, Fields & Stromberg
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
African Americans -- Women -- 1890-1899
Sheet music
Content : Cover design includes drawing of stereotyped images of an African American man hypnotizing an African American woman by placing his hands on her forehead.

Content : Summary: The African American narrator tells of another man who hypnotized his girlfriend Viola, and now Viola only follows this new boyfriend.

Content : On cover: Sung with great success by Carrie De Mar. Includes reproduction of a signed photograph of Carrie DeMar.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Joseph Hart.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 318fd390-c595-012f-94d7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My gal Viola" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f044-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My gal Viola" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 8, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f044-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). My gal Viola Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f044-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My gal Viola