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Source:   Sheet music, 1896


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The black four hundred's ball / words by Billy Johnson; music by Bob Cole.

Image ID: 1165798

The black four hundred's ball / words by Billy Johnson; music by Bob Cole.  [All the hot dressed coons of the black four hundred, the pub...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  The black four hundred's ball / words by Billy Johnson; music by Bob Cole.

Alternate Title(s)

: All the hot dressed coons of the black four hundred, the public wonderd. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) When the black four hundred gives their grand reception. [first line]

Creator(s)

: Johnson, Billy, 1858-1916 -- Lyricist
Cole, Bob, 1868-1911 -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (2 p.) ; 46 cm.

Notes

: Printed on page of the Sunday Globe newspaper [unidentified city]. Note 2.) Summary: African Americans gather for a party/reception featuring the highest persons in African American society. Note 3.) Verso of page programs a perpetual calendar for the nineteenth century and an illustrated strip, "How a young and loving couple kept their tryst."

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1165798

Record ID

: 464024

Digital Item Published

: 11-17-2010

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