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Contents

• The Council of the Alleghenies
• Lewis the Robber in Life and Legend
• Snakes and Snakelore of Pennsylvania
• The Folklore Repertory of a Third-Grade Class
• Weather Signs and Calendar Lore from the "Dumb Quarter"
• Hardships of Circuit-Rider Life on the Pennsylvania-Ohio Frontier
• Eighteenth-Century Emigration from the Duchy of Zweibrucken
• Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 5: The Pennsylvania Folk-Dance Tradition

Publication Date

Fall 1967

City

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Publisher

Pennsylvania Folklife Society, Inc.

Keywords

Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, Alleghenies, Appalachia, Springs Folk Festival, Penn Alps, David Lewis, Lewis the Robber, folk hero, Cumberland County, Carlisle, legend, snakes, snakelore, tall tales, children, folklore, school, rhymes, games, superstition, riddles, jokes, taunts, paper-folding, wedder tzaicha, weather signs, calendar lore, discussion upon the hardships and sufferings of itinerant life, Robert Boyd, Methodist, circuit rider, Allegheny Mountains, Ohio Valley, memoirs, emigration, genealogy, Zweibrucken, folk dancing, dances

Language

English

Disciplines

American Art and Architecture | American Material Culture | American Studies | Christian Denominations and Sects | Cultural History | Ethnic Studies | Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts | Folklore | Genealogy | German Language and Literature | Historic Preservation and Conservation | History of Religion | Linguistics | Social and Cultural Anthropology

Comments

EDITOR: Dr. Don Yoder

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE: Dr. Earl F. Robacker, Dr. J. William Frey, Dr. Mac E. Barrick, Dr. John A. Hostetler, Dr. Maurice A. Mook, Dr. Phil Jack, LeRoy Gensler

EDITOR EMERITUS: Dr. Alfred L. Shoemaker

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