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  • Notated Music
    Shabbes halten and Malkes, malkes sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | "Keep the sabbath," and "Lashings, lashings" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Abramowitz, Max - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1910

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    Al tashlichenu sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Do not toss us aside" from "The wedding day" Libretto: Joseph Brody "A father prays: may we not be abandoned in our old age." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Yom hakhupeh" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Friedsell, Louis - Albert Teres Co. - Small, Solomon - Brody, Joseph
    • Date: 1910

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    Long live the land of the free sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Be blessed, you free land.""Uncle Sam, sweet heaven of freedom of us the opressed. Fly the American banner high for the land of opportunity and justice. Long live the land of the free!" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1911

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    A brivele dem taten sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to father." "Mother has died in lonlieness and poverty. Write a letter to father, and send money for him to come to America. Alas, father is too il to be admitted here. He is permitted to see his son at the gate of Ellis Island, and then will be sent back to...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1911

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    A brivele zu Got sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter to God." "This is my letter to God. Almighty, please protect our people from goroms. Lord, in Your mercy have me placed our trust and faith. Save our brothers. Let them find safe haven, if not in America, then in the land of Zion." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1912

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    Mutters gebet sheet music | 6 p., 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 | "A mother's prayer." "Almighty God, protect my children from all troubles and any harm. May they be safe from the tsar's cruelty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon - Small, J. L. (Jacob L.)
    • Date: 1911

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    Mother's prayer sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Almighty God, protect my children from all the troubles and any harm. May they be safe from the tsar's cruelty." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon - Small, J. L. (Jacob L.)
    • Date: 1912

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    The Titanic's disaster sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The destruction of the Titanic, or the watery grave." "Man, you are no match for the cold ocean's power. It is a wet and deep grave. Shed tears for all the lives lost. And for her noble courage, all should honor and remember the name of Ida Straus." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs,...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1912

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    A brivele fun Rusland sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | "A little letter from Russia." "Before it's too late, help your parents to emigrate and join you here, or at least send back some money to help support them." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1912

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    Die Torah sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Torah is the best merchandise" from "Two engagement contracts (for marriage)." "Honor the Torah all of your life. It is the dearest possession you can ever have." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Zwei t'noyim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1912

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    Tsvey t'noyim sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Two engagement contracts (for marriage)" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Bist mein matonele -- Di Torah is die beste s'chore -- Tsurik aheym. (Content). Violin part only. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1912

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    Zurik aheim sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Return to home" from "Two engagement contracts (for marriage)." "I want to return home to you, my beloved. I have strayed far away, and pray to see you again. Do not cry, my dear wife." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Tsvey t'noyim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Date: 1912

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    Die musinkes shlof lied sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Lullaby for the youngest child." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Solomon Schenker Co. - Russotto, H.
    • Date: 1913

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    Elende yesoimele sheet music | 6 p. ; 31 cm. | "Forlorn, or lonely little orphan." "Help the innocent children, orphaned and starving because of the war." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1915

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    Milchomo sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "War." "There is a terrible war in Europe, and so many there are suffering." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1915

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    Mensh, o mensh sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Man, oh man" from "A year after the wedding" Performed by Leon Blank, Rosa Karp, and Samuel Rosenstein. "Man, you are a slave to nature, but love will strengthen you." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "A yohr nach der chassene" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Small, Solomon - Friedsell, Louis - Theodore Lohr Co.
    • Date: 1914

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    Die elende kinder sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "The forlorn/lonely children." "Pity the bereft and wretched orphans. Send them help and give them hope." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1914

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    Ellis Island sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Oh Ellis Island, you portal to the free land, how fearful you seem! We've struggled and sacrificed to come to America. We tremble with our great hopes. Now here on this island, at the very threshold and in sight of our goal, we are told to stop and go no further." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish...
    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Russotto, H. - Small, Solomon
    • Date: 1914

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