The darktown colored band

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Names
Miller, Harry S. (Composer)
Miller, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Cragg, Geo. A. (Arranger)
Wehman, Henry J. (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Bands
Banjos
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design by Wechsler shows a black woman wearing a top hat, playing a banjo; near here marches a black cherub wearing hat and carrying a baton.

Content : Dealer's stamp on cover at lower right: Long's music shop, 318 D Street, San Bernardino, Calif.

Content : Printed as the supplement to The San Francisco Examiner, Feb. 23, 1896.

Content : Summary: The Darktown Colored Band make everyone excited and happy.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Harry S. Miller.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: fa2b5fb0-c590-012f-5371-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The darktown colored band" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The darktown colored band" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). The darktown colored band Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The darktown colored band