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Title
Perhaps she is somebody's mother
Additional title: A poor old lady trudged along. [first line]
Additional title: Perhaps she is somebody's mother. [first line of chorus]
Names
Trahern, Al (Lyricist)
Trahern, Al (Composer)
DeWitt, Josie (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: Myll Bros.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Mothers
Assistance
Betrothal
Waltzes
Poverty
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Josie DeWitt.
Content: Supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, July 16, 1899, pp. 9-12.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Al Trahern.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4de0ef0-c593-012f-8472-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Perhaps she is somebody's mother" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f22a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Perhaps she is somebody's mother" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f22a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). Perhaps she is somebody's mother Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f22a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Perhaps she is somebody's mother