UPDATE: You can find the full PA Books episode featuring Corinne and Russell Earnest discussing their book ‘The Heart of Taufschein’ here.
→ March 9, PA Books: “The Heart of the Taufschein” : PCN: Pennsylvania’s Neighborhood.
The Pennsylvania public affairs network PCN will be be broadcasting a special, in-depth interpretive episode of PA Books entitled The Heart of Taufschein on Sunday March 9th at 9 PM.
The program will feature Corinne and Russell Earnest discussing their book on the history of the Pennsylvania German folk art of decorative birth certificates known a Taufschein. Go here to find the channel on your local cable provider.
The Heart of the Taufschein Fraktur and the Pivotal Role of Berks County, Pennsylvania is available on Amazon.com
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