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• Powwowing in Berks County
• Belsnickling in Paxtonville
• The Folk Tradition of the Sweetheart Tree
• Pigpens and Piglore in Rural Pennsylvania
• Gravestones and Ostentation: A Study of Five Delaware County Cemeteries
• Notes on Eighteenth-Century Emigration to the British Colonies
• A Siegerland Emigrant List of 1738
• Local Place Names: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 14

Publication Date

Winter 1970


Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Folklife Society, Inc.


Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, powwowing, Braucherei, faith healing, Himmelsbrief, hexerei, Belsnickel, Paxtonville, Bel-Schnickel Day, New Year's Day, Grove City, Sweetheart trees, initials, pigs, sei, pig lore, pigpens, pigsty, farrowing, Delaware County, cemeteries, gravestones, graveyards, emigration, genealogy, Westphalia, place-names




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: Dr. Don Yoder

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE: Dr. Mac E. Barrick, LeRoy Gensler, Dr. Henry Glassie, Dr. John A. Hostetler, David J. Hufford, Dr. Phil Jack, Dr. Hilda A. Kring, Dr. Maurice A. Mook, Dr. Earl F. Robacker, Dr. Alta Schrock

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

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 19, No. 2



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