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Carson J. Robison's World's Greatest Collection of Mountain Ballads and Old Time Songs

Image for Carson J. Robison's World's Greatest Collection of Mountain Ballads and Old Time Songs
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description (Brief)
This song book Carson J. Robison's World's Greatest Collection of Mountain Ballads and Old Time Songs was published by M. M. Cole Publishing Co. in Chicago, Illinois in 1930. It features 50 hits by Carson J. Robison including “Hallelujah I’m a Bum,” “Golden Slippers,” “Birmingham Jail,” and “Bury Me Out on the Prairie.” There is an image of Carson J. Robison with his guitar on the cover.
Location
Currently not on view
depicted (sitter)
Robison, Carson
maker
M. M. Cole Publishing Co.
date made
1930
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 in x 1/8 in; 31.115 cm x 22.86 cm x .3175 cm
Object Name
song book
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
ID Number
2014.0044.01
accession number
2014.0044
catalog number
2014.0044.01
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago