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“The Coldest Coon in Town”

“The Coldest Coon in Town”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “The Coldest Coon in Town” was written by Andrew B. Sterling and composed by Harry Von Tilzer. The song was originally published by W. C. Dunn and Co. of New York, New York in 1899, and republished as a supplement to the “New York Herald Supplement” on March 16, 1902. The sheet features an illustration of a caricatured black man ice skating on ice that is cracking.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
Sterling, Andrew B.
Von Tilzer, Harry
W. C. Dunn and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 1/8 in x 10 1/8 in; 35.8775 cm x 25.7175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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