Composer

Harry Wellmon

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Cover Illustration

Offensive illustration of an African American man in a suit and top hat waving money around while in the back seat of a car. A photograph of Arthur Deming in blackface is inset to the right of the illustration and a photograph of an African American man wearing a bowler hat in a tiny car is below it.

First Line of Song

A swell coon came from 'Frisco with a trunk chuck full of gold,

First Line of Chorus

Money was made for coon to spend

Publication Date

1904

Publisher

New York : The Dowling-Sutton Music Pub. Co.

Performance Medium

Voice; Piano

Music Genre

Specialty

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (5p.); 27.5 x 36cm

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009997937

Digital ID#

009997937-1904

Location of Original

Box 59, Folder 5

Repository

Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Money Was Made For Coons To Spend

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