“Old Favorite Songs” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is entitled “Old Favorite Songs” and is a piece of music that was given away “with compliments of the Bay State Milling Company” who made hard spring wheat and rye flours in Wiona, Minnesota. The cover features an image of a woman playing songs at her piano while gazing out the window. Because of its popularity at the time, sheet music was often given away by retailers as advertising.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 8 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Visitor Comments

4/1/2014 8:59:46 PM
I have a copy of this booklet and always wondered when it was published - I can't find a date on it anywhere. I think it's before 1910. Thanks.
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