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“America Here's My Boy”

“America Here's My Boy”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song, “America Here's My Boy.” Andrew B. Sterling wrote the lyrics to the song and Arthur Lange composed the music. The song was published by the Joe Morris Music Company of New York City in 1917. The song is introduced as “the sentiment of every American mother” and talks about a million American mothers ready to offer their sons to serve their country. The cover features an illustration of the United States in the background, and a mother with her son in a soldier’s uniform in the foreground. The cover is signed by André De Takacs.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
Sterling, Andrew B.
Lange, Arthur
Joe Morris Music Company
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 26.67 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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