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agriculture, seeds, Richard M. Gruber, Mary Ann Schaeffer, Heidelberg Township, Berks County, moon phases, almanac, Zodiac signs
A typed essay entitled, "Planting, Seeding, or Sowing and Harvesting On My Parent's Farm, In North Heidelberg Township, Berks County Pennsylvania", by H. Wayne Gruber, dating from circa 1950. Within, Gruber recalls the agricultural practices his parents practiced in relation to the moon and star signs.
Packet 4-35 to 4-36
Berks County, Pennsylvania
English and Pennsylvania German
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Gruber, H. Wayne, "Planting, Seeding, or Sowing and Harvesting on My Parent's Farm, in North Heidelberg Township, Berks County Pennsylvania From 1876 to 1893" (1950). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 30.
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