“What Are You Going to Do to Help the Boys” Sheet Music

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “What Are You Going to Do to Help the Boys.”The song’s lyrics were written by Gus Kahn and the music was composed by Egbert Van Alstyne. The sheet music was published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. of New York City in 1918. The blue cover features a large question mark in the center with an illustration of Uncle Sam inside, looking down at a pile of war bonds. The song says that if you are too young or too old to fight in the war, “the least you can do is buy a Liberty Bond or two.”
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Sheet Music
1918
ID Number
1983.0424.033
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.033
publisher
Jerome H. Remick & Co.
subject
Music
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 26.67 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music