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all story, Lancaster New Era, Lancaster County, Columbia, Pennsylvania Dutch, dialect, Charles L. Witmer
A typed letter from Helen D. Witmer addressed to Alfred L. Shoemaker, dated November 17, 1948. Within, Witmer details her favorite "all" story about asking for directions in Columbia, Pennsylvania. She also details her family's experiences growing up with Pennsylvania Dutch expressions and suggests Shoemaker look into the use of the word "wonderful" by people in Lancaster County.
Helen D. Witmer
Alfred L. Shoemaker
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Witmer, Helen D., "Letter From Helen D. Witmer to Alfred L. Shoemaker, November 17, 1948" (1948). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 32.
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