Download Full Text (12.6 MB)


• Stitching for Pretty
• New Light on "Mountain Mary"
• The Newspaper and Folklife Studies
• Pennsylvania Limekilns
• Mennonite Maids
• The Eighteenth-Century Emigration from the Palatinate: New Documentation

Publication Date

Spring 1966


Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Folklife Society, Inc.


Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, needlework, stitchery, samplers, show towel, Berlin-work, doilies, lambrequins, pillow shams, Victorian pin-cushions, friendship quilt, Mountain Mary, Die Berg-Maria, Mary Young, witchcraft, folk healing, powwow, hermit, newspapers, Nordwestliche Post, limekilns, lime, limestone, agriculture, liming, folk remedies, toys, dolls, Mennonites, emigrants, Germany, genealogy, Friedrich Ludwig Hennop, Philipp Jacob Irion, Peter Pfaff, Carl Philipp Plannet, Johann Henrich Schafer Scheffer, Johann Jacob Schlosser, Johannes Weberling Weberlin




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



Dr. Don Yoder

Editor Emeritus: Dr. Alfred L. Shoemaker


Antiques: Dr. Earl F. Robacker

Cookery: Edna Eby Heller

Crafts: Olive G. Zehner

Design: LeRoy Gensler

Music: Dr. J. William Frey

Rights Statement

This publication is in copyright: It may be used for educational purposes only.


To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.