Sheet Music, In Pound, Wisconsin (It's Just an Ounce in Size)


Units of Weight occasionally enter into the titles and lyrics of songs. The composer and lyricist for this piece, Alfred McDermott, described his town of Pound, Wisconsin, as something much smaller - "just an ounce in size."

Date Made: 1944

Maker: McDermott, Alfred

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Wisconsin, Pound

Subject: Mathematics, Music

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Music

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.3086.113Nonaccession Number: 1988.3086Catalog Number: 1988.3086.113

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 23 cm x 30.5 cm; 1/32 in x 9 1/16 in x 12 in


Record Id: nmah_1448033

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