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board games, ball games, barns, school games, songs, Pennsylvania Dutch dialect
In this typed essay dating from circa 1950, H. Wayne Gruber lists and describes games he played as a child: Creitz Mill, Bally Over, Town Ball, Rabbit Ball, Room Ball, horseshoes, Peg, Fox and Goose and Drop the Handkerchief.
Packet 4-114 to 4-118
English and Pennsylvania German
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Gruber, H. Wayne, "Games Played by H. Wayne Gruber, 1876 to 1892" (1950). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 167.
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A hand-drawn sketch of the board game "Creitz Mill" or "Greidz Mill" is enclosed.