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D. Edward Elder, drawing, Adam and Eve, broadside, fruit, Harrisburg


A handwritten letter from D. Edward Elder of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania addressed to Alfred L. Shoemaker, dated July 10, 1958. Within, Elder informs Shoemaker of a rough drawing of a broadside of Adam and Eve that is enclosed within the letter.


D. Edward Elder


Alfred L. Shoemaker

Corresponds to:

Packet 702-1


Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Mr. Alfred L. Shoemaker

The Penna. Dutch Folklore Center, Inc.

Bethel, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pa

July 10, 1958

Dear Mr. Shoemaker,

Enclosed is a very rough drawing of the Adam and Eve. I have not attempted to put in the detail such as the fruit and leaves on the tree etc.

But this will give you the size and placement of the figures. The lower third of the drawing is plum colored, the fruit is red and yellow.

Yours truly,

D. Edward Elder

1822 Green St.

Harrisburg, Pa



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Letter From D. Edward Elder to Alfred L. Shoemaker, July 10, 1958



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