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Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 23, No. 1, Louis Winkler, Arthur J. Lawton, Robert Thomas Teske, Ronald L. Michael, Ronald Carlisle, Don Yoder Oct 1973

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 23, No. 1, Louis Winkler, Arthur J. Lawton, Robert Thomas Teske, Ronald L. Michael, Ronald Carlisle, Don Yoder

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Pennsylvania German Astronomy and Astrology VII: Carl Friederich Egelmann (1782-1860)
• The Ground Rules of Folk Architecture
• The Eikonostasi Among Greek-Philadelphians
• The Peter Colley Tavern, 1801-1854
• The Wilderness and the City
• The Rural Marketing System: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 31


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, Folk Festival Supplement, John E. Stinsmen, Louise Hyde, Cyrus Hyde, Richard C. Gougler, Martha S. Best, Richard Shaner, Lester Breininger, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker Jul 1973

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, Folk Festival Supplement, John E. Stinsmen, Louise Hyde, Cyrus Hyde, Richard C. Gougler, Martha S. Best, Richard Shaner, Lester Breininger, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Sounds of the Folk Festival: A Visitor's Walking Tour
• Herbs at Kutztown
• Amish Weddings
• Food Varieties at the Festival
• Festival Highlights
• Folk Festival Program
• Taverns and Tavern Lore of Dutchland
• The Lure of Tinsmithing
• Folk Whittling in Pennsylvania
• The Dance in Pennsylvania - Current Status: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 30


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, No. 4, Earl F. Robacker, Guy Tilghman Hollyday, William Woys Weaver, Louis Winkler, Phil R. Jack, Ronald L. Michael, Albert Cappel Jul 1973

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, No. 4, Earl F. Robacker, Guy Tilghman Hollyday, William Woys Weaver, Louis Winkler, Phil R. Jack, Ronald L. Michael, Albert Cappel

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Let's Talk About Slate
• Ephrata Cloister Wills
• A Blacksmith's "Summerkich"
• Pennsylvania German Astronomy and Astrology VI: Astrological Philosophy
• Stoneware from New Geneva and Greensboro, Pennsylvania
• American Emigration Materials from Pfeddersheim
• Folk Medicine - Home Remedies: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 29


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, No. 3, Burt Feintuch, Susan J. Ellis, Waln K. Brown, Louis Winkler, Friedrich Krebs Apr 1973

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, No. 3, Burt Feintuch, Susan J. Ellis, Waln K. Brown, Louis Winkler, Friedrich Krebs

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Frank Boccardo: Toward an Ethnography of a Chairmaker
• Traditional Food on the Commercial Market: The History of Pennsylvania Scrapple
• The Pennsylvania Dutch Carriage Trade
• Pennsylvania German Astronomy and Astrology V: Religion and Astronomy
• American Emigration from Baden-Durlach in the Years 1749-1751
• The House - External and Internal Orientation: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 28
• Pennsylvania Emigrants from Friedrichstal


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, No. 2, Monroe H. Fabian, Martha S. Best, Karen M. Spitulnik, Louis Winkler, Friedrich Krebs Jan 1973

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, No. 2, Monroe H. Fabian, Martha S. Best, Karen M. Spitulnik, Louis Winkler, Friedrich Krebs

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Easton Bible Artist Identified
• Christmas Customs in the Lehigh Valley
• The Inn Crowd: The American Inn, 1730-1830
• Pennsylvania German Astronomy and Astrology IV: Tombstones
• Emigrants of the 18th Century from the Northern Palatinate
• Butchering on the Pennsylvania Farm: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 27


Embroidery And Crochet, Bennie Carol Burgess Jan 1973

Embroidery And Crochet, Bennie Carol Burgess

Honors Theses

Embroidery is sometimes called needle-painting. The word embroidery comes from the Anglo-Saxon word, meaning edge or border. There are many different kinds of stitches, some to outline a design, and others to fill in an entire area for a design. One of the advantages of embroidery is that it can be as simple or as complicated as you want.

Crochet, which developed as a way of making fine lace, has grown into a very versatile type of needlework. The French word "crochet", meaning crooked, applied to the crochet hook, and gave crocheted lace its name. There are three main stitches--chain ...


Clothing Construction, Jill Starnes Jan 1973

Clothing Construction, Jill Starnes

Honors Theses

For my honors project I chose to make a pantsuit. However, since it would be rather difficult to file a pantsuit I will try to write down for the honors project file a description of this project and why I chose this particular one.


A Brief Summary Of The Origin Of Afghans And Knitting, Becky Nichols Jan 1973

A Brief Summary Of The Origin Of Afghans And Knitting, Becky Nichols

Honors Theses

The origins of most types of needlework in general are not known exactly. There are examples of embroidery in early Egypt, Rome and Greece. It was developed later in the Orient, in Europe, England, and even later in America. Other types of needlework have similar histories.

There is not much information on the origin of the afghan itself. They were made (usually embroidered) as far back as the Victorian age in England and were used as carriage robes.


Honors Project: A Tailored Suit, Pauletta Flowers Jan 1973

Honors Project: A Tailored Suit, Pauletta Flowers

Honors Theses

When I began thinking about starting my honors project, I came up with several ideas but the one that interested me most was the making of a tailored garment. My major is home economics so I thought this would be a good experience for me and a good time to learn something new. I liked the idea that I could work on my own and at my own speed, and could make appointments with Mrs. Elledge when convenient for both of us.

I have made garments before but I've never taken on such a large project or as detailed ...