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Object ID 002542

Object Name That International Rag

Object Desc Sheet music for song That International Rag with words and music by Irving Berlin. Published by Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co. Have photograph of Carrie McManus on cover. 2 sheets of paper one large and one small.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002156

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Sheet Music


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range 1918

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords sheet music,music,Berlin, Irving,McManus, Carrie,Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.,Uncle Sam,

Title That International Rag




Description / Abstract Sheet music for song That International Rag. Features music and lyrics inside. Written by Irving Berlin and published by Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.

Physical Description Paper with color cover. Two sheets of paper. One large and folded at center with exterior side glossy. Interior paper is small. Cover has text at top with photographic image in blue tint of Carrie McManus. Illustration at left of immigrants in traditional dress holding songbooks with Uncle Sam at lower right as conductor. Interior pages have music with lyrics and text. Back cover has blue ink and sample of Berlin's song We Have Musch to be Thankful For. Dimensions: 13 3/4" H x 10 1/2" W

Author Irving Berlin

Author Details Berlin was an American composer and lyricist. During his 60-year career he wrote an estimated 1,500 songs.




Language English

Publisher Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.

Publisher Details The firm was based in New York City and started as the Ed Snyder Company in 1908. In 1918 it became the Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co. after Henry Waterson and Irving Berlin came on as partners.

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Image Caption CMY2156



Date JUN 20,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, worn on edges. Pin holes at top and bottom right corners that go through all pages. Small tears around edges with creases. Sprine is worn and fragile, torn at top and bottom. Piece of cellophane tape at lower part of spine over tear. Front and back covers have creases throughout. Cover has minor fading. Blue ink on first interior page (opposite of front cover). Interior page that is separate piece of paper is torn on edges. All interior pages have small area of yellowing around edges. On back cover brown stain at right 1/2 just below center. Edges are dirty and worn. Tearing around top, bottom and left edges.