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Title
The black four hundred's ball
Additional title: All the hot dressed coons of the black four hundred, the public wonderd. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When the black four hundred gives their grand reception. [first line]
Names
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Composer)
Johnson, Billy (1858-1916) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: [s.n.]
Publisher: The Globe
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Receptions -- United States
Upper class -- United States -- 1890-1899
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Summary: African Americans gather for a party/reception featuring the highest persons in African American society.
Content: Printed on page of the Sunday Globe newspaper [unidentified city].
Content: Verso of page programs a perpetual calendar for the nineteenth century and an illustrated strip, "How a young and loving couple kept their tryst."
Statement of responsibility: words by Billy Johnson; music by Bob Cole.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (2 p.) ; 46 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e531d1d0-c590-012f-4922-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1868: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The black four hundred's ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc17-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The black four hundred's ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc17-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). The black four hundred's ball Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc17-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The black four hundred's ball