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Title
The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world
Additional title: On sea and shore, amid the battles roar. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The sweethearts of our fathers are the mothers of today. [first line]
Names
Fleming, Carroll (Lyricist)
Holzmann, Abe, 1874-1939 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Leo Feist
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Soldiers
Mothers and sons
Sociology
Marches (Voice with piano)
Motherhood
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Music supplement of the New York American and Journal. Sunday, Sept. 10, 1905 - pages 5-8.
Content: On cover: A woman wearing a crown holding a baby over a globe. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Carroll Fleming ; music by Abe Holzmann.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 06380000-c598-012f-fac3-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f24cbcf-e748-4ead-e040-e00a180651d4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f24cbcf-e748-4ead-e040-e00a180651d4

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f24cbcf-e748-4ead-e040-e00a180651d4

Wikipedia Citation

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The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world