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Pennsylvania German broadsides a reflection of daily life, 1741-1890 by Trudy Gilgenast

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Published by Cedar Tree Books in Wilmington, Del .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-286).

StatementTrudy E. Gilgenast
LC ClassificationsF160.G3 G53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 288 p., c-12 p. of plates :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534317M
ISBN 109781892142467
LC Control Number2009039904

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The Pennsylvania German Broadside book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fifteenth-century Germany was the birthplace of movable 4/5. Pennsylvania German Broadsides: Reflection of Daily Life - by Trudy E. Gilgenast. What is a broadside? Professor Trudy Gilgenast unravels the experiences of the Pennsylvania Germans from through her translations of these one-sided sheets of paper printed in the German language. Professor Yoder recently donated a vast collection of Pennsylvania German broadsides to the Library Company of Philadelphia. A selection of these artifacts, part of the Roughwood Collection, will go on display in September as the centerpiece of a broadside exhibition at the Library : Don Yoder. Pennsylvania German Fraktur and Printed Broadsides: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress by Conner, Paul and Jill Roberts (compiler) and Don Yoder (introduction). Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1st. Soft cover. Near Fine. light rubbing to covers, tiny corner crease at bottom of from cover. examples in the collection, of which 20 are illustrated, 6 in color.

  This book provides a sampling of broadsides made for the Pennsylvania German subculture, often referred to as "Pennsylvania Dutch." The illustrations in Flying Leaves and One-Sheets demonstrate the typographical skills of German-language printers in 4/4(4). A component of the Unger-Bassler German American Imprint Collection, this collection contains fine examples of printed broadsides designed and distributed among Pennsylvania Germans. More information can be found in the collection finding aid, including a bibliography of printed resources, and links to other digital broadside collections and. The fatal episode led to her hanging in Reading, Pennsylvania, in , the last public execution of a woman in the commonwealth. But was Susanna really the culprit? The legend of her fate, repeated in Pennsylvania German broadsides by the generations that followed, suggests she herself was a victim. items (prints, drawings, and manuscripts) on paper: most hand-colored ; sheet 49 x 40 cm. or smaller. | Most of the fraktur, a form of Pennsylvania German folk art, are printed or manuscript birth and baptismal certificates (Taufscheine), with watercolor decoration. The manuscript fraktur also include several writing samples (Vorschriften); two valentines; drawings of various flowers.

The Pennsylvania German broadside: a history and guide. [Don Yoder] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. # Broadsides--Pennsylvania--Pennsylvania Dutch Country--History\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. ‎In Citizens in a Strange Land, Hermann Wellenreuther examines the broadsides—printed single sheets—produced by the Pennsylvania German community. These broadsides covered topics ranging from local controversies and politics to devotional poems and hymns. Each one is a product of and reaction to a pa. In Citizens in a Strange Land, Hermann Wellenreuther examines the broadsides—printed single sheets—produced by the Pennsylvania German community. These broadsides covered topics ranging from Local Controversies and Politics to Devotional Poems and Hymns. Each one is the product of and reaction to a particular historical setting. The book’s masterful use of political broadsides before and during the Revolution, as well as in the Federal era, accents the often underrated role German speakers played in middle states politics. We come away with an impression of the very particular American identity of the Pennsylvania Germans and their linguistic kinsmen in the South.