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Pennsylvania Dutch dialect, cabbage leaves, livestock, Reading, Lebanon, cabbage seed, cows, Benjamin Wolf


Handwritten manuscript on cabbage, by Victor C. Dieffenbach, dated March 21, 1952. Within, Dieffenbach compiles anecdotes and humorous stories from Berks County and Lebanon County, Pennsylvania on a range of topics related to cabbage including its use as livestock feed, parts of the cabbage, uses for cabbage leaves, uses in cooking, and cabbage seeds.

Corresponds to:

Packet 577a-209-20b through 577a-209-20j


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


English and Pennsylvania German

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Dieffenbach on Cabbage, March 21, 1952



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