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Boy wanted
Additional title: A juvenile American, the fourth would celebrate. [first line]
Additional title: Boy wanted! boy wanted! a happy home has lost a child. [first line of chorus]
Schleiffarth, George (d. 1921) (Composer)
Bradley, Charles (Lyricist)
Love, Helene (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: National Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Children -- Death
Political culture
Sheet music
Content: Above caption title: As sung by Helene Love.
Content: Page 5 includes text for 3 additional verses.
Statement of responsibility: words by Charles Bradley ; music by Geo. Maywood.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f324010-c590-012f-fe7b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Boy wanted