Miss Virginia

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Miss Virginia
Additional title: Done heard a lot 'bout some hot coons in town [First line of song]
Additional title: How I wish dat black gal was mine; she's the real thing and right in line [First line of chorus]
Jefferson, Gene (Lyricist)
Morton, Dorothy (19th cent.) (Singer)
Irving, Bob (Composer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: [Chicago ; New York]
Publisher: Sol Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans -- Men -- 1890-1899
African Americans -- Women -- 1890-1899
Sexual attraction
Content: Cover illustration by Penrhyn Stanlaus features a side view of an elegantly dressed young caucasian woman holding a fan.
Content: Music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Sunday, January 27, 1901, pp. 5-8.
Content: On cover: sung by Dorothy Morton.
Content: Photograph of Dorothy Morton on cover.
Statement of responsibility: words by Gene Jefferson ; music by Bob Irving.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2620f280-c595-012f-02ff-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Virginia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f05d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Virginia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f05d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Miss Virginia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f05d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Miss Virginia