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[WORLD WAR I] -- [MUSIC]. A group of 5 pieces of sheet music, comprising:

CLARKE, Grant and MEYER, George W. "You'll Find Old Dixieland in France." Front with photo of African Americans picking and weighing cotton overlaid on photo of Paris. Approx. 7 x 10.5 in. New York: Leo. Feist, 1918.

CARROLL, Harry. "They'll be Mighty Proud in Dixie of Their Old Black Joe." With caricature of African American soldier holding a gun and banjo on front, chickens perched nearby. 10.5 x 13.75 in. New York: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., 1918.

CLARKE, Grant and AGER, Milton. "Anything is Nice if it Comes from Dixieland." New York: Leo. Feist, 1919. 7.5 x 10.75 in. African American with banjo along a large river (probably the Mississippi) with a steamboat headed away.

McCARRON, Chas. and VINCENT, Nat. "When Old Bill Bailey Plays the Ukalele." New York: Broadway Music Corporation, 1915. 10.5 x 13.75 in. African American sitting on a log playing a ukalele, two women peeking out of the tall grass behind him. (spine separating, some browning overall)

GOETZ, Coleman and FLATOW, Leon. "Everybody Loves a "Jass" Band." New York: Leo. Feist, 1917. 10.5 x 13.5 in. African American marching along beside a band.

Together, 5 pieces of sheet music. All with racist stereotypical imagery, but the first two at least acknowledge the participation and contribution of African Americans in WWI.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$125
02/26/2021

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