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apple butter, schnitzing parties, folk medicine, copper kettle, rhymes, storage


A handwritten outline composed by Alfred L. Shoemaker, dated circa 1961. The list compiles various aspects of apple butter ranging from terminology and history to uses and appearances in rhymes and other literary forms.

Corresponds to:

Packet 353-7


Apple butter

1) Terminology

2) History

3A) How made: apple butter recipe

a) schnitzing party

a) cider

b) copper kettle

c) Storage of old crocks

3B) Substitutes

4) Uses

a) schmear spread apple butter bread

b) ingredient in pies [illegible]

c) in folk medicine

d) apple butter day

5) Literary

a) Riddle

b) proverbs

c) rhyme

I) Traditional

II) Creative

6) Apple butter parties


The notes are composed on the reverse of an envelope.



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Outline for an Article on Apple Butter



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