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No biographical information on Emma Dermer available.

"Bob Miller and Emma Dermer wrote "Eleven-Cent Cotton" in 1928. The song "circulated in many slightly varying forms during the depression. Then in 1940 it was parodied by the Almanac Singers as 'Fifty-Cent Butter and Fifty-Cent Meat,' with the prices being revised upwards as inflation continued."

—Edith Fowke and Joe Glazer, Songs of Work and Freedom

Eleven-Cent Cotton


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