• Step aside you niggers

    Step aside you niggers

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for another song: p. [6] Originally published: Philadelphia, Pa. : Brown-Hislop Music Pub. Co., c1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Miles, S. B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Ma genuine African blonde

    Ma genuine African blonde

    For voice and piano. Cover title. At head of title: The most original coon song of the day. Sung by: Anna Suits. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2 and 8] Cover illustration: photograph of Anna Suits; photograph of Chas. K. Harris. Originally published: Milwaukee, Wis. : Chas. K. Harris, c1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Wilson, George R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Slip your glad rags on and come with me!

    Slip your glad rags on and come with me!

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: Beth Tate. "To Miss Georgette De Wolf." Advertisement for other songs by Harry Armstrong and a song book: p. [6] Cover illustration: Afro-American man in top hat and tails; photograph of Beth Tate / De Lux, Denver. Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1910. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Armstrong, Harry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • March "Black America"

    March "Black America"

    March for voice and piano. Caption title. Dedicated to: Nate Salsbury. Advertisement for another song: p. [6] Also published for: band and orchestra. Library's copy inscribed: Helen S. Ford. Originally published: Detroit, Mich. : Whitney-Marvin Music Co., c1895. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Zickel, Harry H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Uncle Tom's glimpse of glory

    Uncle Tom's glimpse of glory

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Lyricist's name is probably Eliza Cook. Text refers to characters in "Uncle Tom's cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Dedicated to: Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe. "For sale by Horace Waters, 333 Broadway, New York"--Cover. Library's copy inscribed with page numbers 107-112. Originally published: Boston : E.H. Wade, c1852. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Howard, Frank
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • I'll make dat black gal mine coon song /

    I'll make dat black gal mine coon song /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for another song: p. [6] Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1896. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Ward, Charles B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • The maid of Timbuctoo

    The maid of Timbuctoo

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Introduced by Lillian Russell in "Whoop dee-doo." Advertisements for "Hearts": p. [8] Cover illustration: photographs of Cole and Johnson [?] and Lillian Russell; border design printed in green ink / Frew. Advertisement for "Courage" and other songs: cop. 2, p. [8] Originally published: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1903. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Cole, Bob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • When they build that Dixie highway Whitely /

    When they build that Dixie highway Whitely /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by the character Whitely in the musical, Say the word. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2, 7] Cover illustration: Uncle Sam pulling back an eager soldier / H.P. Thomas. Originally published: Detroit : J.H. Remick & Co., c1918. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Picard, Frank A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Do not go away my lady love

    Do not go away my lady love

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: White's Serenaders. Additional verses: p. 5. Song also appears as no. 2 of series. Cover illustration: lithographed design with portraits of White's Serenaders, Charles White, and Master Marks. "Lith. of Sarony & Major, 117, Fulton St., N. York"--Cover. Originally published: New York : Firth, Pond & Co., c1850. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: White, Charles
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Dixie's land

    Dixie's land

    For voice and guitar. Caption title. Additional verses: p. 5. Also published for voice and piano, arr. by W.L. Hobbs. "Written and composed expressly for Bryants Minstrels"--Cover. Library's copy inscribed: 1st edition, 2nd issue. Copy has stamp: Nolen Collection. Originally published: New York : Firth, Pond & Co., 1860. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Emmett, Dan. D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Remus takes the cake coon song /

    Remus takes the cake coon song /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: Josephine Sabel. Advertisement for another song: p. [2] Cover photograph: Josephine Sabel. Library's copy has retailer's stamp on cover: Hitchcock's, 11 Park Row, N.Y. Originally published: New York : Willis Woodward & Co., c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Ellis, Jacob Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Dinah Doe

    Dinah Doe

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Additional verses: p. 3. Originally published: [United States] : [s.n.], [185-?] Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Winnemore, A. F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Let me be your lemon coon

    Let me be your lemon coon

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for other songs: p. [2, 6] Cover illustration: photographs of Pearl Danforth and Thos. S. Allen; drawing of Afro-American man talking to seated Afro-American woman / Starmer. Originally published: Boston, Mass. : Walter Jacobs, c1907. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Allen, Thomas S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Read 'em and weep "blues" song /

    Read 'em and weep "blues" song /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Introduced by: Al Bernard. Advertisement for other songs: p. [4] Cover illustration: photograph of Al Bernard. Also available in print. Originally published: New York : Triangle Music Pub. Co., c1920.

    • Contributor: Haenschen, Walter G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • De day ob liberty's comin'

    De day ob liberty's comin'

    For voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Cover title. At head of title: Wurzel's liberty song. Originally published: Chicago : Root & Cady, c1862. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Root, George F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Old Jasper's cake walk

    Old Jasper's cake walk

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of landscape scene / Gossett. Library's copy has retailer's stamp on cover: H.A. Tunehorst, the leading Music and Jewelry house, Jerseyville, Ill. Originally published: New York : S. Brainard's Sons Co., c1899. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Suttle, Saint
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • The black knight templar

    The black knight templar

    March for voice and piano. Caption title. Pages 3-5 are also numbered 57-59. Advertisement for another song: p. 6. "Press of Leon. P. Kuhl, 817-819 Broadway, N.Y."--Cover. Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1886. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Talbert, Harry C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • The old cabin home for the piano /

    The old cabin home for the piano /

    For voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Cover title. Dedicated to: W.H. Elder. Additional verses: p. 5. Advertisement for music books: p. [6] Library's copy has stamp on cover: White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St., Boston. Originally published: Cleveland : S. Brainard's Sons, c1858. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Paine, T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Don't be what you ain't

    Don't be what you ain't

    For voice and piano. Caption title. From musical comedy "Moonshine." Advertisements for this and other music: p. [1], [6] Cover designed by Politzer. Originally published: New York : Edward B. Marks Music Co., c1920. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Hein, Silvio
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Mandy male quartette /

    Mandy male quartette /

    For unacc. quartet (TTBB) Caption title. Originally published: New York : I. Berlin, c1920. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • The coonville guards marching song /

    The coonville guards marching song /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Dedicated to: Albert S. Snow. Advertisement for another song: p. [6] Originally published: Boston, Mass. : Evans Music Co., c1899. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Lakeman, J. Ed.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Ma honey Lou

    Ma honey Lou

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Written for and sung by: Vernona Jarbeau. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2 and 6] Cover illustration: two photographs of Vernona Jarbeau. Library's copy inscribed: E.A. Young and has stamp on cover: C.A. Shafer, Music Department, Detroit, Mich. Originally published: Chicago : Windsor Music Co., c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Statia, Fred N.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • When you ain't got no money, well you needn't come 'round

    When you ain't got no money, well you needn't come 'round

    For voice and piano. Cover title. At head of title: May Irwin's great coon triumph. Variant advertisements. Cover illustration: floral border design; photograph of May Irwin. Also published for: band, orchestra, guitar, mandolin, and banjo. Library's copy 1 inscribed: Sister mine, September 1899. Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Sloane, A. Baldwin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • My Susie a Southern love song /

    My Susie a Southern love song /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Sung by: Theresa L. Bluford. Cover illustration: drawing of silhouetted couple in moonlight / J.E. Pitts; photograph of Theresa L. Bluford. Originally published: Boston, Mass. : Parks & Densmore, c1901. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Densmore, John H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Mammy's little pansy

    Mammy's little pansy

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for another song: p. [4] Cover illustration: yellow and black pansies / Barbelle. Library's copy has stamp on cover: Sample copy for the piano player. Originally published: New York : Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., c1918. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Grant, Bert
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Kentucky babe plantation lullaby /

    Kentucky babe plantation lullaby /

    For high voice and piano in C. Cover title. "Price 50 cents." Also published for: voice and piano in B♭, voice and guitar, male quartet, mixed quartet, women's quartet, piano solo, banjo solo, 2 banjos, banjo and piano, 2 banjos and piano, mandolin and guitar, 2 mandolins and guitar, mandolin and piano, 2 mandolins and piano, guitar solo. Advertisement for "Lovelight" c1919 and 2 ...

    • Contributor: Geibel, Adam
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • You can't fool me no more

    You can't fool me no more

    Ragtime song for voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2, 6] Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American couple looking at each other; photograph of Courtney and Dunn. Originally published: New York : Shapiro, Bernstein, & Von Tilzer, c1900. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Bivins, Nathan
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Go and tell Maria song and chorus /

    Go and tell Maria song and chorus /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for a piano school: p. [6] Cover illustration: lithograph of Afro-American with banjo, sitting in a chair with inset showing Afro-Americans at a barbecue. "Thos. Hunter, lith. Phila."--Cover. Originally published: Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Lyons, Fred
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Gentle Eva

    Gentle Eva

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Library's copy has numbers 163-168 stamped in upper right-hand corners and is inscribed Mattie Mays. Originally published: Cincinnati : W.C. Peters & Sons, c1852. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Cumming, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • You ain't de only coon in town

    You ain't de only coon in town

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2], [7-8] Photograph of Albert H. Fitz: p. [2] Cover illustration: drawing of well-dressed Black man smoking a cigar. Cover printed by J.E. Rosenthal, New York. Originally published: New York : A.H. Fitz Music Co., c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Fitz, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • We are coming Father Abra'am six hundred thousand more /

    We are coming Father Abra'am six hundred thousand more /

    For voice and piano, with 4-part chorus. From poem first published in the New York Evening Post, July 16, 1862: We are coming, Father Abraham / James Sloan Gibbons. Cf. BAL, v. 1, p. 346. The words sometimes erroneously attributed to Wm. Cullen Bryant, or J. [!] Cullen Bryant. Pages 1-2, 4, and 6 are unnumbered. Verses 2-4 printed as text on p. [4] ...

    • Contributor: Cull, Augustus
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Pickaninny nig

    Pickaninny nig

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Additional verses: p. 6. Advertisement for other songs: p. [8] Cover illustration: lithographed portraits of Delehanty and Hengler. "Bising & Co., lith., Cincinnati"--Cover. Library's copy has stamp on cover: From the bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell, 1918. Originally published: Cincinnati, Ohio : J.J. Dobmeyer & Co., c1866. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Straight, Ned
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Adolphus Morninglory

    Adolphus Morninglory

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: Harry Bloodgood, the popular song and dance man. Cover illustration: Afro-American man in top hat and tails. Library's copy inscribed: Dean Pierce '78. Originally published: Boston : O. Ditson & Co., 1868. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Braham, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • The coon with the yaller streak

    The coon with the yaller streak

    For voice and piano, in D major. Caption title. Sung by: Eugene Stratton. Additional voice part in sol-fa notation: p. [5] Advertisements for other songs: p. [6] Additional lyrics: p. [5] Originally published: London : Francis, Day & Hunter, c1902. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Fagan, Barney
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Honey on my lips plantation song /

    Honey on my lips plantation song /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Sung by: May Irwin. Additional verses: p. 5. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2 and 6] Cover illustration: photograph of May Irwin. Originally published: Boston : White-Smith Music Publishing Co., c1896. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Trevathan, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • My gal is a high born lady fox trot song /

    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
  • Baby Loo a Negro ditty of the Tenderloin /

    Baby Loo a Negro ditty of the Tenderloin /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for another song: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of a banjo and razor; photograph of unidentified Afro-American woman. Library's copy inscribed: Elizabeth A. Young. Originally published: New York : Metz Music Co., c1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Metz, Theodore A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • De red rose is sighin' song for alto or baritone with piano accompaniment /

    De red rose is sighin' song for alto or baritone with piano a...

    For alto or baritone and piano. Cover title. Dedicated to: Mrs. Frank A. Seiberling. Cover illustration: a rose. Originally published: New York : G. Schirmer, c1906. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Burnham, Charles S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Way over yonder song & chorus /

    Way over yonder song & chorus /

    For voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Caption title. Dedicated to: Thos. H. Mack. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: engraved portrait of Dan Lewis. Library's copy has stamp on cover: R.N. Cutler, teacher of piano, Dorchester, Mass. Originally published: Boston : White, Smith & Co., c1881. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Dan
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Come down, ma honey, do!

    Come down, ma honey, do!

    For voice and piano. Caption title. "As sung in 'The lady slavey' at the New York Casino"--Cover. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1894. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Kerker, Gustave
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • I don't care if yo' nebber comes back song and chorus /

    I don't care if yo' nebber comes back song and chorus /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: Williams and Walker, and also Josephine Sabel, Ed Espy. Dedicated to: Russell Hunting. Advertisement for "Mother was a lady" and other songs: p. [8] Cover illustration: floral border design; photograph of two Afro-American performers, a man and a woman. Originally published: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Rosenfeld, Monroe H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • A study in black and white

    A study in black and white

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: Willa Holt Wakefield. Advertisement for other songs: p. [4] Cover illustration: photographs of white girl and black boy. Originally published: New York : Chas. K. Harris, c1917. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Harris, Charles K.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Way down in Alabam' song and chorus with dance /

    Way down in Alabam' song and chorus with dance /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. "The great Ethiopian success written and composed by S. Shiff (Tony Stanford)--Cover. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: Afro-Americans at a dance. Originally published: New York : N. Weinstein, c1895. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Schiff, Sig. S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Let me take yer home again pathetic plantation ballad /

    Let me take yer home again pathetic plantation ballad /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Additional verse: p. [5] Advertisements for other songs: p. 6. "Lowe & Brydone, lith., London, W." Originally published: London : Frank Dean & Co., 1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Dacre, Harry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Do de angels weep? story song and refrain /

    Do de angels weep? story song and refrain /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. At head of title: Sung with great success by Katherine Trayer, of Libbey & Trayer. Advertisement for other music: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of angel with child; photograph of woman [Katherine Trayer?] Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1903. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Egener, C. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • The coon that wore the first shirt waist

    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
  • Smile an' dry yo' eyes song /

    Smile an' dry yo' eyes song /

    For low voice (alto or baritone) and piano. Cover title. Dedicated to: Miss Sue Garvey. Also published for high voice (soprano or tenor) and piano. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Originally published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt Co., c1919. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Hall, William John
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • I want to play Hamlet

    I want to play Hamlet

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: Johnson & Dean. Advertisement for other music: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawings of Afro-Americans playing Hamlet and gambling / Edgar Keller; photograph of unidentified Afro-American couple in formal attire. Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1903. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Bratton, John W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • A life by de galley fire, or, A home in de good ole ship

    A life by de galley fire, or, A home in de good ole ship

    For voice, chorus (SATB), and piano. Caption title. "Words and music by Cuffy Josslin"--Cover. Words appear anonymously in earlier song (c1848) under same title, set to different melody, "A life on the ocean wave", composed by Henry Russell. Cover illustration: engraving of Afro-American sitting in ship's galley / Connelly Co. Originally published: Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Josslin, Cuffy
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Mammy's little pumpkin colored coons plantation slumber song /

    Mammy's little pumpkin colored coons plantation slumber song /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Introduced by Julius P. Witmark in the musical production "The good Mr. Best" Cover illustration: photograph of Julius P. Witmark; drawing of cabin with inset of Afro-American woman and children. Library's copy 3 has [3], 4-6, [2] p. Advertisement for "I want dem presents back": cops. 3, p. 5. Advertisement for "Lucinda's serenade": cop. 3, p. 6. Advertisement ...

    • Contributor: Hillman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Ole Shady, or, The song of the contraband

    Ole Shady, or, The song of the contraband

    For voice and piano, with chorus (SATB) Words and music attributed to Hanby in: Spaeth. Hist. of popular music in America, p. 147. Cover title. Dedicated to: Maj. Gen. Benj. F. Butler. Originally published: Boston : O. Ditson & Co., c1861. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Hanby, Benjamin Russel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Trabling back to Georgia (companion song to "Old Black Joe") /

    Trabling back to Georgia (companion song to "Old Black Joe") /

    For voice and piano. Copyright on cover is 1875. "Sung by Mr. Jake Budd, of 'Buckley's Serenaders'"--Cover. Advertisements for other songs: p. 4-5. Cover illustration: lithograph of Afro-American traveler. "Armstrong & Co. Lith., 1 Somerset St., Boston"--Cover. Originally published: Boston : G.D. Russell & Co., c1874. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Blake, Charles D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • The young folks at home

    The young folks at home

    For voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Caption title. Additional verses: p. 5. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Livingston, Hattie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Honey! you'se my turtle dove

    Honey! you'se my turtle dove

    For voice and piano. Caption title. "Sung by Miss Della Fox, in the 'Little host.'"-Caption. Advertisements for other music: p. [6], [8] Cover illustration: drawing of Black man and woman seated holding hands; photograph of Della Fox. Library's copy has retailer's stamp on cover: Bloomingdale Brothers, New York. Originally published: New York : Weber, Fields & Stromberg, c1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Francis, W. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • When it's moonlight on the levee, Caroline song & chorus /

    When it's moonlight on the levee, Caroline song & chorus /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Sung by: Kenny, Brooklyn's favorite. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2-6] Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American couple in moonlight / Dewey; photograph of Kenny with and without blackface. Originally published: New York : Howley, Haviland & Dresser, c1903. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Evans, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Lulu I loves yer, Lulu /

    Lulu I loves yer, Lulu /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. As sung by: Jenny Eddy. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2, 6] Cover illustration: photograph of Jenny Eddy; drawing of Afro-American couple walking in field with sunflowers / Starmer. Originally published by: Hugo V. Schlam, c1901. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Accooe, Will
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Got your habits on

    Got your habits on

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: John Queen and Lew Dockstader. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2], [6-8] Cover illustration: portrait of Lew Dockstader in blackface. Originally published: New York : Feist & Frankenthaler, c1899. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Queen, John
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Doan ye cry, ma honey darky song /

    Doan ye cry, ma honey darky song /

    For low voice and piano in E (original key) Cover title. Dedicated to: Sandy McTavish. Advertisement for "Blossom land" and other songs: p. [8] Cover illustration: floral border design. Also published for high voice and piano in G. Also published for male quartet, women's voices, mixed quartet, and orchestra parts. Originally published: Boston : Oliver Ditson Company, c1899. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Noll, Albert W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Ma little banjo

    Ma little banjo

    For low voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisements for other songs: p. [6] Also published for high voice and piano; part-song; women's chorus (SSA) and piano; and men's chorus (TTBB) and piano. Library's copy has label of Long's Music Shop, San Bernardino, Calif. Originally published: New York : G. Schirmer, Inc., c1917. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Dichmont, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Uncle Tom's cabin song : duett & quartette /

    Uncle Tom's cabin song : duett & quartette /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Sung by: The National Vocalists and the New Orleans Serenaders. Additional verses: p. [5] Originally published: New York ; Millets Music Saloon, c1852. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Wetmore, William Jarvis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Mammy's shufflin' dance

    Mammy's shufflin' dance

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Introduced by: Sydney Grant. Variant advertisements. Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American woman and magnolias, printed in red and black ink / Starmer; photograph of Sydney Grant. Introduced by: cop. 3, Cora Monohan; cop. 4, Nonette; cop. 5, Grace Wilson; cop. 6, Alma Youlin; cop. 9, The Farber Girls; cop. 10, Roscoe Slater and Leon Finch. Cover illustration: cop. ...

    • Contributor: Gideon, Melville
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Gimme de leavins

    Gimme de leavins

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Introduced by: John Rucker, the "Alabama possum" Advertisement for another song: p. [8] Cover illustration: photograph of John Rucker[?]; border design / Frew. Originally published: New York : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1904. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Cole, Bob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Phoebe an Ethiopian lullaby /

    Phoebe an Ethiopian lullaby /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Advertisement for "Rose McShane": p. [6] Cover printed in brown and blue ink. Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1894. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Mack, Andrew
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • The nigger and the bee song and dance /

    The nigger and the bee song and dance /

    Schottische for voice and piano. Caption title. Cover illustration: engraving of Afro-American couple and a bee. Originally published: New York : Hamilton S. Gordon, c1888. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Sheffer, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Hush your noise and go to sleep Ethiopian lullaby /

    Hush your noise and go to sleep Ethiopian lullaby /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by Helene Salinger in musical comedy "The lobster." Advertisement for other music: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of flowering vines; photograph of Helene Salinger. Originally published: New York : Hamilton S. Gordon, c1899. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Hanch, Richard R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Ise a happy, laughin' darkey song and chorus /

    Ise a happy, laughin' darkey song and chorus /

    For voice, 4-part chorus, and piano. Cover title. Library's copy inscribed: Compliments of the author, July 1892. Originally published: Arkansas City, Kan. : Arkansas City Music Co., c1887. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Funk, Henry B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes

    Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes

    For voice and piano. Cover title. "Sung by the author from 'Blitzen to Ninn'." Sung by: Belle Davis. Variant advertisements. Cover illustration: photograph of Belle Davis; drawing of musical theater scene with minstrels / Bert Cobb. Also published as march and two-step. First line of chorus: Just because she made them goo-goo eyes. Sung by: cop. 2, Mamie Remington; cops. 3 and 10, Miss ...

    • Contributor: Cannon, Hughie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Shovellin' coal

    Shovellin' coal

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: Lew Dockstader. Advertisements for other music: p. [2], [6] Cover illustration: drawing of grapevines / De Takacs; photographs of Lew Dockstader with and without blackface. Library's cop. 1 inscribed: F.E.A. Advertisement, p. [6]: cop. 1, "Cheynne;" Originally published: New York : J.H. Remick & Co., c1906. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Havez, Jean C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Coonville's cullud band coon march song /

    Coonville's cullud band coon march song /

    March for voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisements for other songs: p. [6] Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1903. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Davids
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Fifty cents song /

    Fifty cents song /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Pages 3-5 are also numbered 26 and 144-28 and 146. Advertisements for other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: engraved portrait of Dan Lewis. Library's copy has stamp on cover: Property of Clifton Heights Casino. Originally published: Boston : White, Smith & Co., c1881. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Dan
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Oh! I'se so wicked

    Oh! I'se so wicked

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Text refers to characters in "Uncle Tom's cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Additional verses: p. 4-5. Cover illustration: lithograph of Mrs. G.C. Howard, the original "Topsey" "J.H. Bufford's sons lith. 141 Franklin St., Boston"--Cover. Originally published: Boston : Oliver Ditson & Co., c1870. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Howard, G. C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • De ole ship ob Zion song and chorus /

    De ole ship ob Zion song and chorus /

    Schottische for voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Caption title. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: engraved portrait of Sam Lucas[?] Originally published: [New York?] : J.M. Russell, c1881. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Lucas, Sam
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Poor old slave

    Poor old slave

    For voice, men's chorus (TTBB), and piano. Cover title. Arranger's name appears as E.M.F. in caption. Dedicated to: S.B. Ball. Cover illustration: engraving of Afro-American man leaning on cane. Originally published: Boston : Russell & Tolman, c1851. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Griffin, G. W. H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Ma pale-brown Lady Sue song with pianoforte accompaniment /

    Ma pale-brown Lady Sue song with pianoforte accompaniment /

    For low voice (alto or bass) and piano. Cover title. Advertisement for songs from the publisher's catalogue: p. [8] Also published for: high voice (soprano or tenor) and piano. Library's copy has retailer's stamp on cover: Chas. W. Homeyer & Co., Music, 332 Boylston St., Boston. Originally published: Boston : Arthur P. Schmidt, c1910. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Bartlett, J. C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Carry me back to Tennessee Negro song and chorus /

    Carry me back to Tennessee Negro song and chorus /

    For voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Advertisement for other songs: p. [4] Originally published: London : Chas. Sheard & Co., [c187-?] Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Winner, Septimus
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Ma gal's de town talk

    Ma gal's de town talk

    For voice and piano. Title page illustration: drawing of woman in cape, ruffled blouse, and striped skirt; photo. by Thors of Ernest Hogan in blackface. "Musical supplement of The Sunday Examiner." Originally published: [San Francisco] : Examiner, [189-?] Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Hogan, Ernest
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • I don't care if yo' nebber comes back song and chorus /

    I don't care if yo' nebber comes back song and chorus /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Professional copy. Originally published: [New York] : Jos. W. Stern & Co., c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Rosenfeld, Monroe H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Old Joe's dream

    Old Joe's dream

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for other music: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American man seated and three other scenes / Roz. Originally published: New York : W.A. Evans & Bro., c1881. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Alixa, C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • An awful wicked nigger

    An awful wicked nigger

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: May Irwin. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of Black couple walking away from Black man knocked on the ground / E.S. Fisher; photograph of May Irwin. Library's copy has stamp on cover: For the press. Originally published: Boston : White-Smith Music Pub. Co., c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Hecht, Summit L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • I's left de ole plantation song and chorus /

    I's left de ole plantation song and chorus /

    For voice, piano, and chorus (SATB) Caption title. Advertisement for another song: p. [6] Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American woman and man with suitcase and banjo. "F. Welcker Co. St. Louis"--Cover. Originally published: St. Louis : Balmer & Weber, c1879. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Westendorf, Thomas P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • I wish my rent was paid Ethiopian lament /

    I wish my rent was paid Ethiopian lament /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Dedicated to: Company "B" 22nd Reg't. Advertisement for "Sweet Suzanne": p. [8] Cover illustration: design / GE. Advertisement for "Don't say you have no friends": cop. 2, p. 8. Advertisement for "Ma onliest one!" and another song: cop. 3, p. 8. Library's copy 3 has trimmed edges. Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1898. Also ...

    • Contributor: Ward, Charles B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Kentucky babe plantation lullaby /

    Kentucky babe plantation lullaby /

    For low voice and piano in B♭ Cover title. Advertisement for "Love, like the dawn came stealing": p. [2] Advertisement for "The magnolia of Tennessee" and another song: p. [6] "Price 50 cents." Cover printed in blue ink. Also published for: voice and piano in C, voice and guitar, male quartet, mixed quartet, women's quartet, piano solo, banjo solo, 2 banjos, banjo and piano, ...

    • Contributor: Geibel, Adam
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Wish you could hab seen dat nigger's eye song and chorus /

    Wish you could hab seen dat nigger's eye song and chorus /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Sung by: Carroll Johnson. Dedicated to: Carroll Johnson. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2-5] Cover illustration: two photographs of Carroll Johnson. Originally published: Kansas City, Mo. : Leona Leota Brooks, c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Brooks, Lena Leota
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • You's your mammy's honey boy song /

    You's your mammy's honey boy song /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Advertisement for "In the waters below": p. [6] Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1902. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Gery, William T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Don't fool, dat black gal's mine!

    Don't fool, dat black gal's mine!

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2, 6-8] Cover illustration: 2 Afro-American men threatening each other with weapons / Syd Davies. Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1897. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Macdonough, Harry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • De ole time cake walk

    De ole time cake walk

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Cover illustration: 2 drawings of elderly Afro-American man. Originally published: Detroit, Mich. : Zickel Bros., c1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Grabbe, Lee B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Just because my face ain't white

    Just because my face ain't white

    For voice and piano. Caption title. "Companion song to 'Little black me' by the same author"--Cover. Sung by: The Mozart comedy quartette. Advertisement for other songs: p. [2 and 6] Cover illustration: photograph of the Mozart Comedy Quartette; drawing of white girls dancing with Afro-American girl being excluded. Library's copy has stamp on p. 3: W.O. Brown, Teas, coffee & baking powder, Pianos, Organs ...

    • Contributor: Chattaway, Thurland
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Slavery days song and chorus /

    Slavery days song and chorus /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Pages 1-3 are unnumbered; page number illegible on p. [5] "Performed by Harrigan & Hart." Advertisement for "Pond lilies" and other music: p. [6] Cover illustration: lithograph of Afro-American man and woman sitting with basket of cotton / Straeffer. Library's copy 1 has stamp on cover: Julius E. Mirsalis, 610 Arch St., Philadelphia. "Sung by Harrigan & Hart"--Cop. ...

    • Contributor: Braham, David
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Coloured angels, or, Is dar any coloured angels dar?

    Coloured angels, or, Is dar any coloured angels dar?

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Sung by: Miss Queenie Leighton. Cover illustration: photograph of Queenie Leighton; floral border design. Originally published: London : Moon & Co., c1990. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Clifford, Nat
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Clara Bella Brown Negro comic /

    Clara Bella Brown Negro comic /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Dedicated to: McIntyre and Heath. Advertisement for another song: p. [6] Originally published: New York : T.B. Harms & Co., c1894. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Ransome, John W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • The coon who stole ma honey song and chorus /

    The coon who stole ma honey song and chorus /

    For voice and piano. Caption title. At head of title on cover: A darkey song peculiar to itself. Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Cover illustration: abstract decorative design. Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1898. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Kerr, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Can't-yer-koon-jine? Ethiopian eccentricity! /

    Can't-yer-koon-jine? Ethiopian eccentricity! /

    For voice, chorus (SATB), and piano. Cover title. At head of title: The latest sensation! Introduced in "Tuxedo" Advertisement for other songs: p. [6] Originally published: New York : M. Witmark & Sons, c1893. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Itzel, Adam
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • Throw down dat key

    Throw down dat key

    For voice and piano. Cover title. At head of title: Coon song. Advertisements for other songs: p. [2, 6] Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-American man with cane talking to Afro-American woman in window / Henrich; photograph of Mattie Phillip. Originally published: New York : Barron & Thompson, c1906. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Barron, Ted S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • A little bit o' honey

    A little bit o' honey

    For low voice and piano. Caption title. "To Miss Lucile M. Showalter." Cover illustration: photograph of Afro-American woman and child / Mrs. Luther Derwent. Also published for: medium voice and piano; high voice and piano. Originally published: Chicago : Carrie Jacobs-Bond & Son, c1917. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Jacobs Bond, Carrie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • The new Mary Blane

    The new Mary Blane

    For solo voice, 4-part chorus, and piano. Caption title. Dates when publisher was at 115 Washington St. found in: Early American sheet music / Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro. Words and music adapted from the earlier Afro-American song, "Mary Blane" Originally published: Boston : O. Ditson, [between 1844 and 1857] Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Barker, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Juney at the gate a popular Ethiopian ballad /

    Juney at the gate a popular Ethiopian ballad /

    For voice and piano. Cover title. Ole Bull Jr. is a pseudonym used by Frederick Buckley. Sung by: the New Orleans Serenaders. Additional verses: p. [5] Originally published: Philadelphia : J.C. Smith, c1850. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Buckley, Frederick
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • De old folks waiting

    De old folks waiting

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Composer's name appears as Fucian on cover. Library's copy has retailer's stamps on cover: Jno. B. Schmitz, furniture and musical instruments, Denton, Texas. Originally published: New York : Hitchcock Publishing House, c1881. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Lucian, B. E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1999
  • Sam Johnson's colored cake walk

    Sam Johnson's colored cake walk

    For voice and piano. Caption title. "As sung in Edward Harrigan's comic play 'Cordelia's aspirations'." 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
  • Can't live without yer, or, "Come back to Indiana"

    Can't live without yer, or, "Come back to Indiana"

    For low voice and piano, in key of G major (no. 1) Cover title. Arrangement for chorus (SATB) and harmonium: p. 4-5. Advertisements for other songs: p. [6] Also published in key of A major (no. 2) Originally published: London : Frank Dean & Co., c1903. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Dacre, Harry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998
  • When it's cotton pickin' time in Tennessee

    When it's cotton pickin' time in Tennessee

    For voice and piano. Caption title. Advertisement for other songs: p. [4] Cover illustration: drawing of Afro-Americans picking cotton / Starmer. Originally published: Boston, Mass. : Daly Music Publisher, c1918. Also available in print.

    • Contributor: Brennan, James A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1998