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Date

10-1-1953

Keywords

corn harvesting, corn husking, Bethel township, seed, corn crib, Pennsylvanian Dutch dialect, superstitions

Description

Handwritten manuscript entitled, "Corn", by Victor C. Dieffenbach, dated October 1, 1953. Within, Dieffenbach details various processes of harvesting and husking corn that he gathered from Berks County, Lebanon County and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Also included are lore and superstitious beliefs related to corn.

Corresponds to:

Packet 577-213-51 through 577-213-60

Comments

Signed in Dieffenbach's pen name of "Der Aldt Bauer" (The Old Farmer).

Language

English and Pennsylvania German

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Dieffenbach on Corn, October 1, 1953

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