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apples, pears, William Darlington, agriculture, poetry, Thaddeus Kenderdine, farming, Oley Township, Berks County, Exeter Township
A set of handwritten notes detailing points of reference from various books dating from 1846 to 1855, written by Alfred L. Shoemaker. Within, Shoemaker makes notes on various subjects ranging from apple and pear varieties to farming implements and a poem about Pennsylvania Dutch pies.
William Darlington: Agricultural Flora
[illegible] Name of the publ.
[illegible] The Horticulturalist Dec 1846 Wm D. Brinkle
Hosenshenk p. 308-9 1854 The Horticulturalist
p. 428: Brennaman Apple
John J. Thomas: Farm Implements
p. 380 Hosenshenk F. K. Eshleman
Schenk’s [illegible] August
1855 p. 107 Smokehouse Fallenwalden
1853, p. 81 The Styer Pear (Mont. Co.)
1853, p. 247 The Ohlinger
The Fallenwalder or Fornwalder
The Fallawater of Downing
p. 344 The Kelter apple
From Dr. Bertolet, of Oley Township, Berks Co., through Charles Kessler, Esq. of Reading. - The Boas apple, which was introduced into Oley about fifty years ago, by Rev. Mr. Boas, of Reading, from Exeter Township, where it is known as the Kelter.
p. 450-459 Hosenschenk Pear.
J. K. Eshleman Downington, Pa.
Wilmer Atkinson, An Autobiography Phil 1920
Poem by Thaddeus Kenderdine
p. 45 Then pies made in two different ways, as was the fashion in those days. No wonder Robert Winder said he wished he’d been a Dutchman bred, for then he’d that time pleasure feel of having pie at every meal.
A long, low row of wooden sheds for sheltering of gig and chair, a solid horse-block at one end for use of horsemen riding there
[illegible] Feb 11, 1836 in Solebury Meeting House
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Shoemaker, Alfred L., "Notes on Agriculture, Horticulture and Fruit Varieties, 1846-1855" (1950). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 83.
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