“In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town”

“In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town” that was written and composed by Joe Young, John Siras, and Little Jack Little. The sheet music was published by M. Witmark & Sons of New York City in 1932. The pale yellow cover features a pencil illustration of shanty on a hill. There is an inset photograph of Abe Lyman on the right side of the cover. Lyman was a singer who featured the song during performances and on records.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1932
publisher
M. Witmark & Sons
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.091
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.091
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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