“America Here's My Boy” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song, “America Here's My Boy.” Andrew B. Sterling wrote the lyrics to the song and Arthur Lange composed the music. The song was published by the Joe Morris Music Company of New York City in 1917. The song is introduced as “the sentiment of every American mother” and talks about a million American mothers ready to offer their sons to serve their country. The cover features an illustration of the United States in the background, and a mother with her son in a soldier’s uniform in the foreground. The cover is signed by André De Takacs.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
1917
lyricist
Sterling, Andrew B.
composer
Lange, Arthur
publisher
Joe Morris Music Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 26.67 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1983.0424.101
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.101
subject
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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