Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Hiawatha,” that was written and composed by Neil Moret. The Whitney Warner Publishing Company of Detroit, Michigan published the sheet music in 1902. The black cover has a central illustration of seated Indian woman. The song became extremely popular in the United States during the early 20th century, helping to set off a trend of “Indian songs.”
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Whitney-Warner Publishing Co.
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 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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