“Be My Little Fan-Tan Girl”

“Be My Little Fan-Tan Girl”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “(Won't You) Be My Little Fan-Tan Girl” that was written and composed by P. Hans Flath. The song was published by the Bee Bee Confection Company of Dayton, Ohio, the manufacturers of Fan Tan gum. The cover has an illustration of a woman in a Chinese garden holding a piece of Fan Tan gum. There is an inset image of Olive Vail, who performed the song, as well as an inset photograph of composer P. Hans Flath. The sheet music could be had by sending in two proofs of purchase.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
Bee Bee Confection Co.
place made
United States: Ohio, Dayton
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
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accession number
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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