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Easter eggs, tallow, coloring, baking, Good Friday, Pennsylvania Dutch dialect
In this typed letter to Alfred L. Shoemaker, H. Wayne Gruber clarifies a method of coloring Easter eggs by boiling and dissolving "grab." He also explains a traditional Easter hunt he played as a child and lists some "Aldeweiva glawe" or "Old women beliefs."
H. Wayne Gruber
Alfred L. Shoemaker
English and Pennsylvania German
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Gruber, H. Wayne, "Letter From H. Wayne Gruber to Alfred L. Shoemaker, March 27, 1948" (1948). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 146.
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