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Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 41, No. 1, Mary Lou Robson Fleming, Marianne Ruch, Steve Friesen, Robert P. Stevenson, Richard E. Wentz, Nancy K. Gaugler, Robin Clouser Oct 1991

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 41, No. 1, Mary Lou Robson Fleming, Marianne Ruch, Steve Friesen, Robert P. Stevenson, Richard E. Wentz, Nancy K. Gaugler, Robin Clouser

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Jacob Maentel: A Second Look
• The Five-Plate Stove Revisited
• The Life and Death of an Appalachian Farm
• Henry Harbaugh, Quintessential "Dutchman"
• In Memoriam: William T. Parsons, 1923-1991


The Little Mohea, Harvey Gurney Apr 1991

The Little Mohea, Harvey Gurney

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"The Little Mohea," also known by many other names and spellings, is an old song that likely developed from an older English broadside song known as "The Indian Lass." Most folklorists agree that "Mohea" probably developed in its American form among sailors, and some even point to whaling ships specifically.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 40, No. 3, Steve Friesen, Monica Mutzbauer, Christopher S. Witmer, Mary Lamey Hoffer, Harry W. Barner, Robert L. Leight, Catherine L. Emerson Apr 1991

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 40, No. 3, Steve Friesen, Monica Mutzbauer, Christopher S. Witmer, Mary Lamey Hoffer, Harry W. Barner, Robert L. Leight, Catherine L. Emerson

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Home is Where the Hearth is
• The Hearth is Where the Cook is
• "Philipps gehn in Amerka": The Palatinate Emigration in German Schoolbooks
• The Barner Farm: A Connection to Clinton County's Pennsylvania-German Heritage
• A Teacher With a Heart: Carrie Frankenfield Horne
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 40, No. 2, Amos Long Jr., Henry J. Kauffman, Robert P. Stevenson, Mark D. Howell, Hilda Adam Kring Jan 1991

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 40, No. 2, Amos Long Jr., Henry J. Kauffman, Robert P. Stevenson, Mark D. Howell, Hilda Adam Kring

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Some Early Rural and Domestic Industries in Pennsylvania
• Jacob Dickert, Rifle Maker
• Several Early Woolen Mills of Western Pennsylvania
• A Rural Craftsman in Present-Day Pennsylvania
• Who is in the Kitchen?
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Bye-Bye Longjohns, Jim Cahill, Dot Ruppell Jan 1991

Bye-Bye Longjohns, Jim Cahill, Dot Ruppell

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"Bye-Bye Longjohns" is a musical representation of how most Mainers feel by the time March rolls around. For some, this feeling comes even earlier. The song was written in western Maine over the course of the late twentieth century.


The Spring Of ‘65, Eddie Rollins Jan 1991

The Spring Of ‘65, Eddie Rollins

Maine Song and Story Sampler

In the old days of the Maine Lumberwoods, March and April marked the end of cutting and hauling lumber for the winter. As loggers came out of the woods, either before returning for the river drives or just headed home until next Winter, many made their way to cities and went on drunken sprees that became legendary.


Krakoviak, John Supruniuk Jan 1991

Krakoviak, John Supruniuk

Maine Song and Story Sampler

"Krakoviak" is a tune named after a style of dance that originated in the area around Kraków in southern Poland (there the dance is called krakowiak). The tune heard here is one of many variants of the song to which the dance is performed.