What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson

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Names
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Composer)
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Lyricist)
Held, Anna (1877?-1918) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: American Music
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African American men
Musicals
Theft
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Above caption title: Introduced by Anna Held in her present sparkling success The little duchess at the N.Y. Casino.

Content : On cover: Sung by Anna Held in her present success The little duchess at the New York Casino; cover includes photograph of Anna Held in costume reclining on a chair.

Content : Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator describes a dialogue between an African American woman and an African American butler who is portrayed as dishonest but apologetic.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 60773180-c599-012f-96e6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d9cdea-1dad-0dbc-e040-e00a1806060a

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d9cdea-1dad-0dbc-e040-e00a1806060a

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What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson