Sheet music for the song Your Money's No Good. The cover is black and white with black type set against a white background. There is a black and white photograph of a man in blackface in proper left of the cover. Next to the photograph, in the center of the cover, there is an illustration of a caricatured African American in clothing adorned with dollar symbols, who is standing next to a woman in a dress saying "No No!" several times. The black type at the top of the cover reads: [YOUR MONEY'S / NO GOOD ]. Below the photograph, black type reads: [WORDS AND MUSIC / BY / LEE JOHNSON / COMPOSER OF / "MA ANGELINE" "MY HONOLULU LADY" / "THE BELLE OF HONOLULU" "MA CAROLINE" ETC / AND / J. Dewey]. Underneath the illustrations, black type reads: [A / COONTOWN / DISAGREEMENT]. There is a publisher’s logo at the bottom of the cover that reads: [Published / By / Lee, Johnson & Co. / 41 Geary St. / San Francisco CA.]. The number 5 is next to the logo. There are dollar signs around the edges of the cover. The back side of the cover has sheet music on it in black ink.
Sheet music for the song Ma Angeline. The front cover of the sheet music features a black and white photograph of a man in blackface. An image of the man not in makeup appears in bottom left corner. Red type on top portion of front cover reads: [Respectfully Dedicated to Mr. Carroll Johnson. / Ma / ANGELINE]. Type along proper left edge of front cover reads: [GREATEST / COON SONG / Of the Age / BY / Charles / Sydney / O'Brien / Authur [sic] of / "De Ole Black Coon" / "De Happy Virginny Darkey" / Arranged By / Lee Johnson / Authur [sic] of / THE POPULAR / "NEW / BULLY."]. Type directly below photograph of man in blackface reads: [Published by / THE ZENO MAUVAIS MUSIC COMPANY, / 769 Market Street, San Francisco. / Copyright, 1896, by THE ZENO MAUVAIS MUSIC COMPANY.]. Type along proper right side of the cover reads: [Sung / with / Electric Success / by / Carroll Johnson / KING OF / Singing Comedians].The bottom corners of the cover have text that reads: [4 / Schottische / 4 / Song]. There is handwriting, in pencil, on the top of the cover that reads: [Mr. Earnest Sugg / Comp. of D.W.M. / March. 22. 96.]. Handwriting on the bottom of the cover, in black ink, reads: [Yours in Color / Carroll Johnson]. The interior of the sheet music contains four pages of music bars and notes in black ink. The back cover has several other short songs.