Days of the week also used to have alternate names associated with domestic chores – Muundaag, for instance was Weschdaag (Wash-day), Dinschdaag, or Tuesday, was Biggeldaag (Ironing-day) and Sunndaag was Karrichdaag, “Wammer noch der Karrich geh” (When we go to church.)
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The German and Swiss immigrants who settled here in the 18th century brought with them a tradition of lively and exuberant dancing. Although seldom noted or written about, in the ...
Santa Claus, the pleasant bearded elf dressed in red (in case you thought I was referring to some other Santa Claus), was not predestined to be a worldwide Christmas icon ...
While I was at the 2014 Kutztown Folk Festival I came across these weather worn signs. I decided to photograph them as a way to save the information for myself ...
Folkways Records 1955 - Source: Smithsonian Folkways Joe Raetel 0:40 Reide, Reide, Geili 0:37 Des Bucklich Mennli 1:24 Eiei, Reie, Riddieoo 1:15 In Einem Kiehlen Grunde 1:37 Schpinn, Schpinn 1:40 Siss Net Alli Daag Luschdich Leewe 1:07 Meedli, ...
→ “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour Pennsylvania at the Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum Start with a video, then take a guided tour through the village, decked out Pennsylvania ...
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‘Yes Helen, there is a Belsnickel’
The Historian: Pennsylvania Dutch Dance – ‘Tavern Frolics’
Meet Belsnickel, the Counter Claus
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Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Songs sung by George Britton
Landis Valley Museum “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour
The Historian: The Real Story of Mountain Mary
Pennsylvania Folkways: Artist of the Allemaengel captured Pennsylvania Dutch life