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The black four hundred's ball

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Title
The black four hundred's ball
Additional title: All the hot dressed coons of the black four hundred, the public wonderd. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When the black four hundred gives their grand reception. [first line]
Names
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Composer)
Johnson, Billy (1858-1916) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: [s.n.]
Publisher: The Globe
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans
Receptions -- United States
Upper class -- United States -- 1890-1899
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Summary: African Americans gather for a party/reception featuring the highest persons in African American society.
Content: Printed on page of the Sunday Globe newspaper [unidentified city].
Content: Verso of page programs a perpetual calendar for the nineteenth century and an illustrated strip, "How a young and loving couple kept their tryst."
Statement of responsibility: words by Billy Johnson; music by Bob Cole.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (2 p.) ; 46 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e531d1d0-c590-012f-4922-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1868: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The black four hundred's ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc17-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The black four hundred's ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc17-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). The black four hundred's ball Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc17-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The black four hundred's ball