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Down In Memphis -They're Wearing Out Their Shoes, Dancing To "The Blues"

Composed by:
Hi Wilson  Search this
Written by:
Hale N. Byers  Search this
Published by:
Charles Leslie Johnson, American, 1876 - 1950  Search this
Chas. L. Johnson Music Company, American  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/4 × 10 5/16 in. (34.9 × 26.2 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1916
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blackface  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd532d59c08-4661-4c3b-b1c9-7d4704185082
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.3
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