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

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Title
What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson
Additional title: Come here, Mister Johnson, for I want to have a talk with you. [first line of song]
Additional title: I humbly beg yo' pardon, Mrs. Johnson. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Little duchess. What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson. [uniform title]
Names
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Composer)
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Lyricist)
Held, Anna (1877?-1918) (Singer)
Eddy, Henry B. (Henry Brevoort) (1872-1935) (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Date Issued: 1902
Place: New York
Publisher: New York American and Journal
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: Cover design by Henry Brevoort Eddy includes drawing of an African American woman in sihouette profile with her right hand raised in a scolding manner.
Content: On cover: Anna Held's latest coon song success; cover includes photograph of Anna Held.
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: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6138a610-c599-012f-b17f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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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. 1902. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97db0402-fa27-5826-e040-e00a180608d1

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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 December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97db0402-fa27-5826-e040-e00a180608d1

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1902). What'd yo' do wid de letter Mr. Johnson Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97db0402-fa27-5826-e040-e00a180608d1

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