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Title: "I'm Building a Sailboat of Dreams"

Accession Number: 2006.59.22
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Friend, Cliff; Franklin, Dave; Shapiro, Bernstein, & Co.; IM-HO
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: 1939
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music, "I'm Building a Sailboat of Dreams"; words and music by Cliff Friend and Dave Franklin; published New York by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., 1939; cover illustration signed lower right "IM-HO/F.R."; blue and lilac of sloop under construction, inset photograph of Bing Crosby; paper label over photograph "From the Sheet Music/ Collection of/ Dorothy J. Child"; handwritten lower right "Dorothy Smith Child"; rubberstamp (illegible) for Meier Frank music store, Portland, OR; 3 pages.

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