“My Alabama Lize: A Coon Love Song” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “My Alabama Lize: A Coon Love Song” was written and composed by Wise and Perrin, and published by Shapiro, Bernstein, and Von Tilzer in 1899. The song appeared as a supplement to the “New York Herald” on March 30, 1902. The cover features a stereotyped illustration of a black woman on the upper left, framed by roses, and a drawing of a very dark black cupid on the left.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
leaflet
date made
1899
composer
Wise & Perrin
publisher
Myll Bros.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1982.0440.56
accession number
1982.0440
catalog number
1982.0440.56
subject
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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