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The belle of poverty flats / words by Chas. Arnold ; music by Dave Fitzgibbon.
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The belle of poverty flats / words by Chas. Arnold ; music by Dave Fitzgibbon.  [In a flat building high reaching far to the sky where famili...] ([c1895])

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Image Title

:  The belle of poverty flats / words by Chas. Arnold ; music by Dave Fitzgibbon.

Alternate Title(s)

: In a flat building high reaching far to the sky where families dwell in profusion. [first line] Title 2.) Saturday night, when work is done, and we have got our pay. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Fitzgibbon, Dave -- Composer
Arnold, Chas. -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Vaughn, Theresa, 1867-1903 -- Singer

Published Date

: [c1895]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.

Notes

: Cover includes reproduction of a signed photograph of Theresa Vaughn costumed as Winnie the news-girl, wearing a hat and dark dress. Note 2.) On cover: The one song of its kind...introduced and sung by Miss Theresa Vaughn in her famous impersonation of The New York soubrette news girl with Rice's Excelsior Jr. Co. at Hammersteins Olympia Theatre. Note 3.) Verso of title page provides extensive background on Winnie Horn, newspaper girl at 6th Avenue and 23rd Street, New York City, on whom the song is based.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1895

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1255240

Record ID

: 463697

Digital Item Published

: 8-10-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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