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Title
The sons of Ham
Additional title: Adam and Eve were both deceived in the garden of Eden long ago. [first line]
Additional title: White folks got themselves in trouble the minute the world began. [first line of chorus]
Names
Breen, Harry J. (Lyricist)
Geary, T. Mayo (Composer)
Thardo, Claude (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Adam (Biblical figure)
Eden
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Eve (Biblical figure)
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Parallel garden of Eden vignettes: one with a white couple, the other with a black couple. [caricature]
Content: On cover: Photographs of Calude Thardo, Harry J. Breen and T. Mayo Geary..
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry J. Breen ; music by T. Mayo Geary.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a92a5f0-c599-012f-daf2-58d385a7bc34
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 sons of Ham" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/978c1df1-af0c-fe3d-e040-e00a18063af1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sons of Ham" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/978c1df1-af0c-fe3d-e040-e00a18063af1

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). The sons of Ham Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/978c1df1-af0c-fe3d-e040-e00a18063af1

Wikipedia Citation

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The sons of Ham