Publisher: Stackpole Books; 40 Anv edition (October 1, 1999)
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30 b/w photographs, 7 x nine fortieth Anniversary variation folks historical past of the Christmas occasion initially released in 1959 and written via one of many seminal figures in American folklife stories, this vintage paintings examines the folks origins of Christmas in Pennsylvania. Composed of interviews and modern newspaper stories, it files vacation practices from the eighteenth century throughout the early-twentieth century. Traditions explored contain mummers, Kriss Kringle, the Christmas tree, trimming the tree, Belsnickling, and cookie cutters. a brand new creation and concluding bankruptcy by means of Don Yoder provide perception into Shoemakers influential profession and the importance of this nonetheless important paintings.