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Title
He was a sailor on board the "Maine"
Additional title: A tale I'll tell you of a lad. [first line]
Additional title: He was a sailor on board the Maine. [first line of chorus]
Names
Jackson, Nate (Lyricist)
Jackson, Nate (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: Detroit
Publisher: Zickel Bros.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Death
Sailors
Farewells
Mothers and sons
Advice
Maine (Battleship) -- Commemoration
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Ship "Maine".
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Nate Jackson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1cf1a0f0-c593-012f-22ff-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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He was a sailor on board the "Maine"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f124-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He was a sailor on board the "Maine"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f124-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). He was a sailor on board the "Maine" Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f124-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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He was a sailor on board the "Maine"