“I Am De Leadin' Lady of De Town” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “I Am De Leading Lady of De Town” was written and composed by Morris S. Silver and published by the Fred W. King Music Co. of Chicago, Illinois in 1902. This copy was published as a supplement to the “New York American Journal” on November 2, 1902. The cover features an illustration of one well-dressed black woman with a row of black men in white suits behind her. There is also an inset photograph of composer and singer Morris S. Silver.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
Lane, Theodore
composer; lyricist; performer
Silver, Morris S.
Fred W. King Music Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 10 1/8 in x 8 3/4 in; 25.7175 cm x 22.225 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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