Mister your room rent's due

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Title
Mister your room rent's due
Additional title: Miss Liza Jones runs a boarding house. [first line]
Additional title: Mister your room rent's due. [first line of chorus]
Names
Grant, Burt (Lyricist)
Bowman, Elmer (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Boardinghouses -- United States
Eating & drinking
African American women
African American business enterprises
African Americans
Businesswomen
Lease & rental services
Rent -- 1880-1889
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Black man at the dinner table being asked for rent (cartoon).
Statement of responsibility: words by Burt Grant ; music by Elmer Brown.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80a03500-c593-012f-fc41-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mister your room rent's due" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mister your room rent's due" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). Mister your room rent's due Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mister your room rent's due