Sam Johnson stole a dollar from his father

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Title
Sam Johnson stole a dollar from his father
Additional title: Sam Johnson leads a mighty bad life. [first line]
Additional title: Sam Johnson stole a dollar from his father. [first line of chorus]
Names
Drane, Sam (Lyricist)
Drane, Sam (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Willis Woodward & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Police
African Americans
Fathers and sons
Jails
Money -- United States
Interpersonal conflict
Larceny
Judgment
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: A police man holding an African American man by the neck. [caricature]
Content: On cover: Photograph of Sam Drane.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Sam Drane.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f40f2360-c598-012f-d4ae-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Sam Johnson stole a dollar from his father