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butter churning, haystacks, irrigation, butchering, cows, superstitions, animal lore, Pennsylvania Dutch dialect, public sales, hucksters, pow-wowing, agriculture, seeds
Handwritten manuscript entitled, "Cows: Addenda", compiled by Victor C. Dieffenbach, dated March 24, 1952. Within Dieffenbach lists a series of anecdotes involving butter churning, farm irrigation, planting seeds and producing and selling hay and dairy products. It also includes a section about the many uses of cow parts after butchering and a list of superstitious beliefs surrounding cows.
Packet 577a-100-103 to 577a-100-122
English and Pennsylvania German
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Dieffenbach, Victor C., "Dieffenbach on Cows: Addenda, March 24, 1952" (1952). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 152.
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