The fragrant southern lillies had bowed their drooping heads. [first line]

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Names
Johnson, Lee, songwriter (Lyricist)
Johnson, Lee, songwriter (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: San Francisco
Publisher: Lee Johnson & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Nature
Lullabies -- United States
Mothers & children
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Descriptive subtitle: Plantation lullaby.

Content : On cover: An African American woman and child. [caricature]

Content : On cover: [Female portrait]

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Lee Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: c5083d80-c597-012f-0ee4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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The fragrant southern lillies had bowed their drooping heads. [first line]