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Title
The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down
Additional title: It's the shanty of tumbledown alley. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Unto a wretched shanty some workmen came one day. [first line]
Names
Manley, Morris (Singer)
Lamb, Arthur J. (1870-1928) (Lyricist)
Spaulding, George L. (1864-1921) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Arthur J. Lamb
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Death
Pleading (Begging)
Brothers and sisters
Interpersonal relations
Slums
Poverty
Interpersonal conflict
Pathos
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Photographs of Morris Manley, Arthur J. Lamb and Geo. L. Spaulding.
Content: On cover: A shantytown. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur J. Lamb ; music by Geo. L. Spaulding.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f75b25f0-c598-012f-b3b8-58d385a7bc34
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

  • : Place
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9762ac14-498d-d6bf-e040-e00a180610f2

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9762ac14-498d-d6bf-e040-e00a180610f2

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9762ac14-498d-d6bf-e040-e00a180610f2

Wikipedia Citation

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The shanty of tumble down alley or don't pull the shanty down