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Title
Before the Maine went down
Additional title: Before the Maine went down. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The stars in heav'ns blue flag of state shone o'er Havana bay. [first line]
Names
Chambers, Augusta Howe (Lyricist)
Coleman, Charles (1885-1951) (Composer)
Coleman, Herbert G. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place Term: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Publisher: Charles Coleman
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Maine (Battleship) -- Commemoration
Waltzes
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Ship at sea.

Content : Dedicated to Herbert G. Coleman of the U.S. flagship Brooklyn.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Augusta Howe Chambers ; music by Charles Coleman.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e003a8d0-c592-012f-e44e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Before the Maine went down" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f17a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Before the Maine went down" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f17a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). Before the Maine went down Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f17a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Before the Maine went down