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• Two Worlds in the Dutch Country
• Belsnickel Lore
• Carpet-Rag Parties
• Quilting Traditions in the Dutch Country
• Lititz
• Lititz Specialties
• Amish Funerals
• Pennsylvania Redware
• Scratch-Carved Easter Eggs
• Fractur From the Hostetter Collection



Publication Date

Spring 1997


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Folklife Society, Inc.


Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, Gay Dutch, Plain Dutch, emigration, migration, theology, Scotch-Irish, Swiss, dialect, Belsnickel, Belsnickling, Christmas, loomba pairty, rag party, carpet weaving, quilting, quilts, needlework, applique, Kutztown Folk Festival, festival programs, Ursinus College, Schuylkill County Fairgrounds, Lititz, Lancaster County, Moravians, Brethren's House, food, cookery, pretzels, Julius Sturgis, strussel buns, sugar cake, love feasts, recipes, ginger cookies, funeral customs, Amish, funeral lore, pottery, redware, slipware, sgraffito, Easter eggs, egg decorating, scratch-carving, fraktur, taufschein, vorschriften, Franklin and Marshall College




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


EDITOR: Nancy K. Gaugler

EDITORIAL ADVISORS: Simon J. Bronner, Earl C. Haag, David J. Hufford, Terry G. Jordan, Susan Kalcik, Donald B. Kraybill, Hilda Adam Kring, Monica Mutzbauer, John W. Roberts, Evan Snyder, Kenneth Thigpen, Don Yoder

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Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 3



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