• I'd like to be a real lady

    For voice and piano. "As introduced by Ada Overton-Walker in Williams & Walker's latest production 'In Dahomey'". Advertisement for "Popular folios" by the publisher: p. [6]. Title page illustration by Starmer: Afro-American woman in ball gown with glasses; cameo photo. of Aida Overton-Walker. Originally published: Chicago : Shapiro, Bernstein, and Co., c1902. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Lemonier, Tom
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Old folks at home Ethiopian melody as sung by Christy's Minstrels /

    For voice and piano. Composed by Stephen Foster who sold to E.P. Christy. Cf. History of popular music in America / S. Spaeth, p. 103. Cover title. Additional verses: p. 5. Originally published: New York : Firth, Pond & Co., c1851. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Can't lose me, Charlie

    Schottische for voice and piano. Caption title. First page of music is unnumbered. Sung by: Julie Mackey, American contralto. Additional lyrics: p. [3] Advertisement for "My Irene" c1894: p. [4] Originally published: Chicago : Will Rossiter, c1893. [Providence, R.I. : Brown University Library : 1998] ([Providence, R.I. : ImageMakers]).

    • Contributor: Miller, Harry S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Dar's a lock on de chicken coop door end song & chorus /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Originally published: Boston : Chas D. Blake & Co., c1884. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Lucas, Sam
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Close dem windows the great end song /

    For voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Caption title. "To J.H. Woods." Cover illustration: Lithograph of James Bland, 3 scenes from songs, and river bank. "F.M. Haskell & Co. Lith. 61 Hanover St. Boston"--Cover. Originally published: Boston : White, Smith & Co., 1879. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Bland, James A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • No slave beneath that starry flag

    For voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Caption title. Additional verses: p. 5. Advertisement for "Norah dearest" and other songs: p. [6] Advertisement for "Why have my loved ones gone?" and other songs: cop. 2, p. [6] Originally published: [New York] : Horace Waters, c1864. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Parkhurst, E. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Miss Hazel Brown song & chorus /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2, 6-8] Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American woman / HC. Originally published: New York : F.A. Mills Music Publisher, c1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Larkins
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Everybody's pickin' on me

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Composer's name appears as "Isabel" on caption. Dedicated to: Alfred Henry Lewis. Advertisement for "Yo' eyes are open but yo' sound asleep" and other music: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American man / Th. Rousseau. Originally published: New York : J.H. Remick & Co., c1907. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: D'Armond, Isabell
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Waiters' chorus, or, Two more to come

    For voice and piano. Caption title. "As sung in Edward Harrigan's comic play 'Cordelia's aspirations'"--Cover. Advertisement for other music: p. [6] Originally published: New York : Wm. A. Pond & Co., c1883. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Braham, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Put on your bridal veil song and chorus /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. "To Mr. & Mrs. William E. Burke"--Cover. "As sung in Edward Harrigan's New Play, 'The leather patch'." Advertisements for other music: p. [2, 6] Library's copy has stamp on cover: Boston, Louis H. Ross & Co., 3 West St. Originally published: New York : Wm. A. Pond & Co., c1886. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Braham, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • All coons look alike to me

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by May Irwin in the comedy "Courted into court." "Choice chorus, with Negro "Rag," accompaniment, arr. by Max Hoffmann"--p. [6] Advertisements for other songs: p. [2-8] Cover illustration: photograph of May Irwin; border design. Library's copy inscribed with illegible name. Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1896. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Hogan, Ernest
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • I'm happy when I'm by ma baby's side

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2-6] Cover illustration: photograph of unidentified Afro-American man and women; floral border design. Also arranged for: mandolin solo, mandolin & guitar, 2 mandolins & piano, 2 mandolins, guitar & piano; 1st & 2nd mandolin; 12 mandolins & guitar; mandolin, guitar & piano, piano accompaniment, guitar accompaniment. Originally published: New York : Chas. B. ...

    • Contributor: Ward, Charles B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • May Irwin's "Lulu" song

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Dedicated to: Mr. John J. McNally. Advertisement for "May Irwins 'Bully' song" and other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of Black couple in evening dress, Black banjo player singing / E.S. Fisher; drawing of locket printed in yellow ink, with photograph of May Irwin. Library's cop. 1 as retailer's stamp on cover: M. Steinert & Sons Co., ...

    • Contributor: Hecht, Summit L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Wait until your daddy comes home

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Advertisement for "Spring and fall": p. [6] Cover illustration: silhouette of woman and boy in window / E.H. Pfeiffer, N.Y. Originally published: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1912. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Louisiana Lou

    For voice and piano. Caption title. "As sung in H.J.W. Dam's musical farce 'The shop girl' at the Gaiety Theatre, London, England"--Cover. Advertisement for "Phoebe" and other songs: cop. 9, p. [6] Composer's name appears as "Leslie Stewart" on cover, cop. 9. Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1894. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Stuart, Leslie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • My friend from my home

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of two Black men and a Black woman seated at table; photograph of James Grundy of the Grundy Trio. Originally published: New York : Harry Von Tilzer Music Pub. Co., c1902. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Douglas, Fred
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • My Honolulu lady

    Schottische for voice and piano. Caption title. "The Latest 'Coon Conquest'"--Cover. Sung by Carroll Johnson at performances of H.W. West's Minstrel Jubilee. Variant advertisements. Performers vary. Hawaiian pas-ma-la: p. 5. Cover illustration: photographs of Carroll Johnson with and without blackface / [photographed by] Marceau. Also published for: instrumental Schottische, band, orchestra, mandolin & guitar, mandolin & piano, 2 mandolins & piano, violin & piano. ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Lee
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • The coon that wore the first shirt waist

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Professional copy. Originally published: New York : E.T. Paull, c1900. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Clark, Charles Clinton
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Little huckleberry Ethiopian ballad /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Advertisement for other songs: p. [8] Cover illustration: drawing of cabin with Afro-American child in doorway / Erik Sarindbere. Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Templeton, Fay
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Poor Uncle Pete

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Lyricist's name appears as Ed. Harrigon in caption. Sung by: Harrigan & Hart. Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American man. "Walker Engr." Originally published: Boston : White, Smith & Co., c1874. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Carter, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • My gal is a high born lady fox trot song /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2], [6] Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c[1918?], c1896. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Fagan, Barney
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Deep river Negro spiritual /

    For medium low voice and piano, in the key of E. Caption title. "In making this arrangement the beautiful piano transcription by the late Coleridge-Taylor has been closely followed."--P. 2. Advertisements for other music: p. [6] Also published for high voice and piano in G, medium voice and piano in F, low voice and piano in D, for piano solo, violin and piano. Orchestra ...

    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Chicken pie song /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Advertisement for other music: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of Black chef holding pie with chickens' heads coming out, chickens in background / Starmer. Originally published: New York : J.H. Remick & Co., c1913. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Hamp, Charles
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Little Dolly Daydream (pride of Idaho) /

    For voice and piano, with banjo accompaniment. Caption title. "Arranged for the banjo by Walter Redmond"--p. 2. Sung by: Eugene Stratton. Cover illustration: landscape scene with woman leaning against a gate; lithographed portrait of Eugene Stratton. "H.G. Banks, lith."--Cover. Originally published: London : Francis, Day & Hunter, c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Stuart, Leslie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Coon coon coon

    For voice and piano. Cover title. At head of title: "The most successful song hit of 1901." "Introduced and sung by Lew Dockstader"--Cover. Sung by: Irving Jones. Advertisements for other music: p. [2], [7-8] Cover illustration: drawing of the faces of three Black men, with the word "coon" incorporated into their features / Edgar Keller; photograph of Irving Jones. Library's copy inscribed: Betty Hogard. ...

    • Contributor: Friedman, Leo
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998