“I Want to Be in Dixie” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “I Want to Be in Dixie” that was written and composed by Irving Berlin and Ted Snyder. The song was published in 1912 by the Waterson, Berlin, & Snyder Company. The cover has an illustration of a man looking across a river at a low sun silhouetting a steam boat going down the river. The illustration is signed by Gene Buck in the lower left hand corner. The cover also features an inset photograph of Lillian Jeanette in the lower right, who would have performed the song in her routine.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Berlin, Irving
Snyder, Ted
Ted Snyder Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 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

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