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Title
Whip-poor-will lullaby
Additional title: Lullaby, lullaby, lullaby. Mother sings, cradle swings, while the moon hangeth low. [first line of song]
Names
Hamlin, Bertha L. (Composer)
Hamlin, Bertha L. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Springfield, Mass.
Publisher: J.H. Warner; Uncle Sam Shoemakers
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art
Lullabies -- United States
Shoes -- United States -- 1800-1899
Waltzes
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Sheet music sold under the auspices of Uncle Sam Shoemakers.
Content: Cover design includes drawing of Uncle Sam happily looking at a young man presenting a shoe, while Liberty looks on, holding a wreath.
Content: Summary: A lullaby in which a whippoorwill keeps watch over baby.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Bertha L. Hamlin.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5902d60-c595-012f-d660-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Whip-poor-will lullaby" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Whip-poor-will lullaby" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 29, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Whip-poor-will lullaby Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Whip-poor-will lullaby