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Names
Johnson, Billy (1858-1916) (Lyricist)
Johnson, Billy (1858-1916) (Composer)
Lucas, Sam (1840-1916) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser ; Maurice Richmond Music Co. Inc.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Hairstyles -- United States -- 1900-1909
Wigs -- 1900-1909
Hair
Man-woman relationships
Men's dreams
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: An African American couple. [caricature]

Content : On cover: Photograph of Sam Lucas.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Billy Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 1cade750-c598-012f-8dce-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1916: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I can stand for your color but your hair won't do" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90c78ea7-7cd5-58e2-e040-e00a1806168c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I can stand for your color but your hair won't do" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90c78ea7-7cd5-58e2-e040-e00a1806168c

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. I can stand for your color but your hair won't do Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90c78ea7-7cd5-58e2-e040-e00a1806168c

Wikipedia Citation

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I can stand for your color but your hair won't do