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Samuel Ernst, E. Z. Ernst, German, Pennsylvania Dutch dialect, newspaper, Keim, seed
Handwritten notes by Alfred L. Shoemaker regarding the newspaper, "The Acorn and Germ", dating from circa 1949. The notes detail items from various issues of the newspaper, including German, English, and Pennsylvania Dutch words for various tree types as well as Bible verses and dialect columns.
The Acorn and Germ
Eng - German
Millwood- Vol 1, no. 2 Sept 14, 1870
Samuel and E. Z. Ernst
Also to give the definitions of these German words in what is commonly called the Pennsylvania Deutsch; in order that all parties may be interested, as the pure German language differs widely, from the style in which it is commonly spoken in Pennsylvania, by even those who are of foreign Birth and have become habituated to our Provintialism thereof, for example:
German, English, and Pennsylvania
Kastanien, Chestnut, Kestak
Baum, Tree, Bam
Fichte, Pine, Beind
Pfirschige, Peach, Pershing
Kirschen, Cherries, Kerschak
Dialect column - Langmeik Stillschweik
Article by S. S. Haldeman
poem Das alte Blockschulhaus im Burk
Dec. 7, 1870
Vol 1, no. 10 title became The Germ Der Keim
dialect article by Hen Wisecup
change in publisher
This issue only Samuel Ernst
Dec, 1870 Der Waffenlose Wachter
Montgomery Press called it Der Schinderhannes der deutsche sprach
June 1871 Luke 15, 11-32
July 1871 Luke 6, 19 to 31
Aug 21, 1871 Matthew 13, 3-9
Oct 3, 1871 Luke 18, 9-14
English and Pennsylvania German
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Shoemaker, Alfred L., "Notes From The Acorn and Germ" (1949). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 9.
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