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Object ID GENL-1969.003.0083
Object Name Music, Sheet
Description "Wyoming Girl"; words and music by Adelaide Culp Rhea, Littleton, Colo.; 1 large off-white rectangular paper sheet, folded along left edge, with 1 half-sheet inserted inside, forming 6 total pages; cover has illustration of cowgirl with lasso, wearing white shirt, skirt, gauntlet gloves, hat, and neckerchief, in mountainous range with fencing, printed in brown, red, and pink; "W" and "G" in title printed in red, rest printed in brown; brown rectangular border; inner pages have music printed in black ink; back page is blank; see Notes for more information about Adelaide Culp Rhea.

From the exhibit "The Story of Littleton in 125 Objects": One of Littleton's prominent families, the Culps had a large house near South Prince Street and West Lake Avenue. The Culps were a musical family; Adelaide played the piano and harp, and had an "outstanding four-octave voice."
Date 1916
Caption Sheet music for Wyoming Girl by Adelaide Culp Rhea; 1916
Makers mark Adelaide Culp Rhea, Littleton, Colorado; Goodloe-Ferguson Co., Music Printers, Kansas City, Mo.