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Cover Illustration

Illustration of African American boy holding many packages

First Line of Song

When Sylvester Johnson Lee hit New York from Tennessee, he thought he'd make his fortune right away

First Line of Chorus

It's mighty strange! It's mighty strange! No one ever says ''Sylvester you keep the change''

Publication Date

1907

Publisher

New York : Jerome H. Remick & Co.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Minstrel

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009346838

Digital ID#

009346838-1907

Location of Original

Box 5, Folder 2, Piece 3

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.

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