Sheet Music, 1834-1899

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ISBN

MUM00682, 0047

Description

Cover: drawing of young African Americans dancing as an older African American male plays the banjo; description reads rag two step; Publisher: W. J. Dyer and Bro. (Saint Paul)

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

Songs -- United States -- 19th Century; Popular Music -- United States

Relational Format

music score

Original Format

scores

Original Collection

Sheldon Harris Collection (MUM00682), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries

Content Disclaimer

The derogatory terms, images, and ideas that appear in some of this sheet music are not condoned by the University of Mississippi. They do represent the attitudes of a number of Americans at the times the songs were published. As such, it is hoped that the sheet music in this collection can aid students of music, history, and other disciplines to better understand popular American music and racial stereotypes from the 19th- and early 20th-centuries.

Happy Little Nigs / words by George Elliott

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