"Oh! Susanna"

"Oh! Susanna"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Oh! Susanna,” by Stephen Foster. It was published by Oliver Ditson Company in Boston, Massachusetts. As was common at the time, many publishers and performers registered songs for copyright under their own names. As referenced on the cover, this song was featured by the minstrel group Christy Minstrels formed by American composer, singer, actor and stage producer Edwin Pearce Christy (1815–1862).
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Object Name
Sheet Music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Oliver Ditson Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 32.385 cm x 24.765 cm
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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