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Title
She's getting mo' like the white folks every day
Additional title: I ain't never seen such a monstrous change since the day that I was born. [first line]
Additional title: She's getting mo' like the white folks every day. [first line of chorus]
Names
Walker, George (1873-1911) (Lyricist)
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Lyricist)
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Composer)
Walker, George (1873-1911) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans
African Americans -- Race identity
Lifestyles
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Photographs of Williams & Walker.
Content: On cover: An African American woman wearing a dress. [caricature]
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Williams and Walker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa39c5f0-c598-012f-98cc-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

  • : Place
  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "She's getting mo' like the white folks every day" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9762b537-7a45-51c8-e040-e00a18060ffe

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "She's getting mo' like the white folks every day" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 29, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9762b537-7a45-51c8-e040-e00a18060ffe

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). She's getting mo' like the white folks every day Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9762b537-7a45-51c8-e040-e00a18060ffe

Wikipedia Citation

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She's getting mo' like the white folks every day