“I'm Going to Follow the Boys” Sheet Music

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “I'm Going to Follow the Boys” that was written by Howard Rogers and composed by James V. Monaco. The sheet music was published by M. Witmark & Sons of New York in 1917. The cover features a photograph of a saluting Gladys Leslie wearing a military cap. Leslie was a star for Vitagraph studios, an early motion picture production company. The novelty song talked about a girl wanting to follow the boys to war, to help keep their spirits up.
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Sheet Music
1917
ID Number
1983.0424.062
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.062
publisher
M. Witmark & Sons
subject
Music
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music