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Title
Ma baby girl
Additional title: I'm a goin' to work for ma black baby [First line of chorus]
Additional title: Ma colored gal and I, we went to church one morn, when all the world seemed gay [First line of song]
Names
Howard & Emerson (Composer)
Howard & Emerson (Lyricist)
Hoffman, Max (1873-1963) (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African American men
Older African American women
Marriage
African American infants
Weddings -- United States -- 1890-1899
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: No cover.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Howard Emerson ; arr. by Max Hoffman.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0e110c50-c595-012f-1286-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ma baby girl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eba0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ma baby girl" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eba0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Ma baby girl Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eba0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ma baby girl