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George Gerhart, Ash Wednesday, Reading Eagle, Shrove Tuesday, Lent, Berks County, Esche Puddle, fasnachts
A typed letter from George A. Gerhart addressed to Alfred L. Shoemaker, dated February 12, 1948. Within, Gerhart writes in response to an inquiry made by Shoemaker in a recent edition of the Reading Eagle, asking for the term used to describe late risers during the week of Lent.
George A. Gerhart
Alfred L. Shoemaker
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Gerhart, George A., "Letter From George A. Gerhart to Alfred L. Shoemaker, February 12, 1948" (1948). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 123.
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