In Days Gone by: Folklore and Traditions of the Pennsylvania Dutch

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Libraries Unlimited, 1996 - Social Science - 123 pages
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Explore the fascinating history, folklore, and folk life of a group that continues to be an important cultural influence in the United States. Tales include brauche (healing) and hexe stories, spirit stories, stories of special days, and stories about a cunning fellow named Eileschpeggel ("Owl Mirror"). Favorite recipes complete the volume.

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Contents

Chapter 2The Pennsylvania German Dialect
11
Chapter 4Occupations
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Chapter 6The Pennsylvania Rifle
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