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Esther Dreibelbis, Fleetwood, Berks County, Henry Koch, grubbing bees, logging bees, quilting parties, courting rituals
A typed essay entitled, "Shadows of the Long Ago or Early Day History Retold", dating from circa 1932. The story is attributed to a Mr. W. L. Fox and obtained by Mrs. E. L. Esher. Within, the author tells the tale of Esther Dreibelbis and Henry Koch, providing an example of a courting practice involving quilting parties and grubbing bees.
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Fox, W. L., "Shadows of the Long Ago or Early Day History Retold" (1932). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 188.
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