This sheet music is for the song “Back Back Back To Indiana,” with words by Gus Kahn and music by Egbert Van Alstyne. It was published by Jerome H. Remick and Co. in New York, New York in 1914. The cover illustration depicts a girl wearing long white gown and bonnet, holding bunch of flowers, walking through wheat field with a cabin, poplars, and moon rising in background.
The cover art for this sheet music was made by brothers William Starmer (1872-1957) and Frederick Starmer (1878-1962) Born and raised in England, the brothers moved with their family to New York, William in 1898 and Frederick in 1899. The Starmer Brothers flourished until 1929. William became a U.S. citizen in 1924, while Frederick returned to England in 1929.
- Currently not on view
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
- Kahn, Gus
- Van Alstyne, Egbert
- Jerome H. Remick & Co.
- publishing date
- Physical Description
- paper (overall material)
- ink (overall material)
- overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm
- Object Name
- sheet music
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