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• Antiques in Dutchland
• Antique or Folk Art: Which?
• Pennsylvania Dutch
• Amish Barn Raisings
• Building a Pennsylvania Barn
• Water Witching
• Amish Family Life: A Sociologist's Analysis
• Straw Hat Making Among the Old Order Amish
• Bread and Apple-Butter Day
• Schnitz in the Pennsylvania Folk-Culture
• Dutch Country Scarecrows
• The Man Who Was Buried Standing Up
• Living Occult Practices in Dutch Pennsylvania
• Farewell to Ollie

Publication Date

Fall 1961


Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Folklife Society, Inc.


Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, antiques, history, terminology, folk art, bibliography, dialect, language, Amish, barn raising, barn, water witching, water dowsing, water "smeller", dowser, Amish family life, Mifflin County, straw, hat-making, bread, applebutter, Schwenkfelder, apples, schnitz, dumplings, cookery, cooking, scarecrows, folktales, John Hall, burial, witchcraft, hexerei, hex lore, Oliver R. Strausser, basket weaving




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



Managing: Dr. Alfred L. Shoemaker

Associate: Dr. Don Yoder


Antiques: Dr. Earl F. Robacker


XVIII Century: Henry J. Kauffman

Contemporary: Olive G. Zehner

Design: LeRoy Gensler

Folklore: Rev. Thomas R. Brendle

Food: Edna Eby Heller

Genealogy: Frederick Weiser

History: Dr. Arthur D. Graeff

Music: Dr. J. William Frey

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