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“Old Favorite Songs”

“Old Favorite Songs”

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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 Winona, 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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.019
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.019
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

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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