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Title
The constitution follows the flag
Additional title: The dying embers flicker in the old fireplace. [first line]
Additional title: You are going to fight for the cause that's right. [first line of chorus]
Names
Romain, Manuel (1870-1926) (Singer)
Alexander, Geo. B. (Lyricist)
Schwartz, Jean (1878-1956) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Flags -- American
Farewells
Advice
Patriotism -- United States
Soldiers -- American -- 1900-1909
Bittersweet
Marches (Voice with piano)
Man-woman relationships
Death & burial
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Photograph of Manuel Romain.

Content : On cover: American flag and eagle. [illustration]

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Geo. Alexander ; music by Jean Schwartz.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: c70f6dd0-c597-012f-f960-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1926: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The constitution follows the flag" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8df45def-6f85-4d4a-e040-e00a180641fb

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The constitution follows the flag" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8df45def-6f85-4d4a-e040-e00a180641fb

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. The constitution follows the flag Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8df45def-6f85-4d4a-e040-e00a180641fb

Wikipedia Citation

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The constitution follows the flag