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Amish, holidays, Ascension Day, Ash Wednesday, Shrove Tuesday, Wit Monday, Saint Swithens Day, Easter, Levi Fisher, Good Friday, Thanksgiving Day


A typed term paper completed at Franklin and Marshall College by Thomas M. Campbell, dated May 23, 1950. Within, Campbell recounts his interviews with farmers throughout Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on the various holidays the Amish community celebrates, detailing practices and rituals typically followed on a number of different occasions.

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Packet 600


Lancaster, Pennsylvania



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Folklore Term Paper: Holidays of the Amish, May 23, 1950



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