“I'm Going to Follow the Boys”

“I'm Going to Follow the Boys”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “I'm Going to Follow the Boys” that was written by Howard Rogers and composed by James V. Monaco. The sheet music was published by M. Witmark & Sons of New York in 1917. The cover features a photograph of a saluting Gladys Leslie wearing a military cap. Leslie was a star for Vitagraph studios, an early motion picture production company. The novelty song talked about a girl wanting to follow the boys to war, to help keep their spirits up.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
M. Witmark & Sons
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
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National Museum of American History
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