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• Cutting-Up for Fancy
• English-Language Folk Culture in Pennsylvania
• The Bench Versus the Catechism: Revivalism and Pennsylvania's Lutheran and Reformed Churches
• Collecting and Indexing Dialect Poetry
• Folk Amusements in Western Pennsylvania
• Of Plows and Ploughing
• The New Year Wish of the Pennsylvania Dutch Broadside

Publication Date

Fall 1959


Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Folklife Society, Inc.


Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, Fleetwood log house, valentines, cut-paper crafts, paper cutting, pin-prick decoration, cut-paper artists, folklore, folk culture, English, Scotch-Irish, German, Methodism, Methodist Church, circuit rider, Lutheran, Reformed, revivalism, Anxious Bench, dialect poetry, amusements, plows, plowing, broadsides, New Year customs, New Year celebrations, New Year wish




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

Art: Frances Lichten


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

Literature: Walter E. Boyer

Music: Dr. J. William Frey

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