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Pennsylvania Songs and Legends
Pennsylvania Songs and Legends
Author: George Korson
ISBN-13: 9780405106088
ISBN-10: 0405106084
Publication Date: 6/1979
Pages: 474
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Publisher: Arno Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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A comprehensive collection of folklore from the whole of Pennsylvania. Charts the principal types of folk culture from colonial times to our own day. This book is practical, authoritative and entertaining. Chapters include: British Folk Traditions; Pennsylvania German Songs; Amish Hymns as Folk Music; The Cornplanter Indians; Central Pennsylvania Legends; Pike County Tall Tales; Conestoga Wagoners; Canallers; Railroaders; Lumberjacks and Raftsmen; Coal Miners; Oilmen; and Folk Songs of an Industrial City.