Publications Library

Learn what was happening at different times throughout our region’s history. You may purchase HSI publications dating back to 1967. Publications are for sale at our Museum locations or by mail. For availability and shipping costs, please contact us. Quantities are limited.

Historic Schaefferstown Journal

Our current publication. Available for $6.00 per issue.
Vol. 13
Fall 2023
“When the Stars Came to the Stage: Schaefferstown Fire Company Carnival 1918-2018” by Angie Binner; 43 pages
Vol. 12
Fall 2022
“The First National Bank of Schaefferstown: Tragedy, Scandal, Mystery and Recovery” by Diane Wenger; 40 pages
Vol. 11
Fall 2021
“A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Early Photography in Schaefferstown” by Jan Taylor; 28 pages
Vol. 10
Fall 2020
“The Schaefferstown Silver Cornet Band” by Jan Taylor; 43 pages
Vol. 9
Fall 2019
“Braucheri & Hexeri in Schaefferstown & Beyond.”Includes “Supernatural Lore of Schaefferstown: An Interview with Myrl Mann Kline and Mabel Boyer Haag,” excerpts from Edwin Miller Fogel, Beliefs and Superstitions of the Pennsylvania Germans, excerpts from Thomas R. Brendle Collection of Pennsylvania German Folklore, and Braucheri Artifacts in the Brendle Museum; 40 pages
Vol. 8
Summer 2018
“Memories: Schaefferstown & Beyond, 1910-1966”: “Memoirs of Irwin S. Huber,” “Memoirs of Ed Zehring,” “Zak Hofer Interview with Ed Zehring.”; 56 pages
Vol. 7
Autumn 2017
“Butter and Textiles: The Value of Rural Pennsylvania German Women’s Work in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” by Dr. Patricia E. Gibble and Dr. Diane Wenger; 47 pages
Vol. 6
Autumn 2016
“Finding Esther: The Life Experiences of 18th-Century Pennsylvania German Farm Women” by Dr. Patricia Gibble; 42 pages
Vol. 5
Autumn 2015
“Es Blockhaus” (“The Log House”) by William Miller from Des Und Sel Mid On’ra Ding’r with English translation by Alice Spayd and Keith “Butch” Reigart; 28 pages
Vol. 4
Summer 2014
Public Archaeology at the Schaeffer Farm/Distillery, 2007-2012 by Patricia E. Gibble; 36 pages
Vol. 3
Summer 2013
Walking Tour of Schaefferstown; 36 pages
Vol. 2
Spring 2012
“‘Apple Whiskey'”: Its Production and Place in the Economy on the Schaeffer Farm, 1775-1803 by James A. Dibert; 52 pages
Vol. 1
Spring 2011
“Schaefferstown’s Zion U.M. Church Windows” by Jan Taylor; “The Angels of St. Luke Lutheran” by Diane Wenger; 44 pages

Historic Schaefferstown Record (circa 1973-2006)

Vol. 37
“Preliminary Summary of the Archaeology Investigation at Historic Alexander Schaeffer Farm, 2004-2007” by Patricia E. Gibble; “A Chronology of the Alexander Schaeffer Farm” Compiled by James A. Dibert”; 48 pages
Vol. 36, No. 3 & 4
Aug. 2005
“Changing Historical Interpretations of the Alexander Schaeffer Farm” by James A. Dibert; “Solving Mysteries of Alexander Schaeffer Farm” by Bradley K. Smith; 42 pages
Vol. 36, No. 1 & 2
Aug. 2004
“Pig Sty Restoration on the Alexander Schaeffer Farm” by Lewis Everline; “Restoration of the Schaeffer Farm Smokehouse” by Alan Keyser; 20 pages
(No issues in 2003)
Vol. 35, No. 4 & 5
Nov. 2002
“An Interview with Dr. Lee Backenstose,” Charles Huber, Interviewer, parts I and II; 24 pages
(No volume 35:3)
Vol. 35, No. 1 & 2
May 2002
“Englisch un Deitsch g’heere zamme in PA”(English and Pennsylvania German Belong Together) by Alice Spayd; “Iss Unser Mudderschprooch in druwel? (Is Our Mother Tongue in Trouble?) by Brad Smith; 28 pages
Vol. 34, No. 3 & 4
Nov. 2001
“Acculturation of the Native Americans of Southeast Pennsylvania,” by Brad Smith; “Why Are We Called ‘Dumb Dutch’? by Alice B. Spayed; 32 pages
Vol. 34, No. 1 & 2
May 2001
“Jacob Albright: A Circuit Rider Among the Pa. German Methodists” by Marie Steinmetz; “Will & Estate Inventory of Alexander Schaeffer,” by James Dibert; 30 pages
Vol. 33, No. 3 & 4
Nov. 2000
“Brief History of Storekeeping in Schaefferstown” by Diane Wenger; “Will and Estate Inventory of Henry Schaeffer,” by James Dibert; 34 pages
Vol. 33, No. 1 & 2
May 2000
“Centennial View of A. S. Brendle’s Brief History of Schaefferstown” by Robert M. Kline; Excerpts from Schaefferstown’s (1897) “Weekly Exchange”; 24 pages
Vol. 32, No. 3 & 4
Oct. 1999
“The Taverns of Schaefferstown” by Bruce Light; “How it All Started” by Robert C. Bucher; 20 pages
Vol. 32, No 1 & 2
Apr. 1999
“German/Swiss Migration & Settlement Patterns in Colonial Pennsylvania,” James. A. Dibert; Preliminary Bibliography: The Alexander Schaeffer House; 28 pages
Vol. 31, No. 3 & 4
Nov. 1998
“Pennsylvania Redware Pottery” by John Huber; “Stoneware Pottery” by Clarissa Enck; 20 pages
Vol. 31, No. 1 & 2
Apr. 1998
“A Historic Site Survey of Horst’s Mill, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania,” by Bruce E. Light; “Clothing of Pennsylvania Germans”; 28 pages
Vol. 30, No. 3 & 4
Sept. 1997
“The Delaware People” by Rusty Sherrick; “Moses Dissinger, the ‘Billy Sunday’ of Lebanon County” by Prof. H.H. Shenk, March 28, 1915; 32 pages
Vol. 30, No. 1 & 2
Mar. 1997
“Schaefferstown Craftsmen” by Myrl Kline; “Brendle Folklore Collection” by C. Richard Beam; 20 pages
Vol. 29, No. 4
Dec. 1996
“Iron Industry in the Schaefferstown Area,” Richard Stratton; 18 pages
Vol. 29, No. 3
Nov. 1996
“Samuel Rex’s Country Store” by Diane Wenger; 22 pages
Vol. 29, No. 1 & 2
Oct. 1996
“Henry Stiegel—Man and Legend” by James Dibert; “The Influence of European Conflicts on the Schaefferstown Area,” by Randall Fegley; 38 pages
Vol. 28, No.1 & 2
Early Scenes of Schaefferstown (old photos); Introduction of Co-curators of Brendle Museum
Vol. 27, No. 3
Dec. 1994
“An Interview with John Hickernell” by Jenny Keller; 14 pages
Vol. 27, No. 2
June 1994
“The Long Shingle” by Robert Bucher; 42 pages
Vol. 27, No. 1
June 1994
“Poor Richard’s Proverbs Translated into the Dialect: A Folk Culture Study” by Leonard E. Shupp; 12 pages
Vol. 26, No. 4
Oct. 1992
“Almanac Way of Pennsylvania German Life” from the Leonard E. Shupp collection; 28 pages
Vol. 26, No. 3
July 1992
Brendle Lore by Leonard Shupp; 18 pages
Vol. 26, No. 4; Vol. 26, No. 1 & 2
(triple edition)
Oct. 1991; Jan. – Apr. 1992
Birdlore; Brendle Papers; Riddles, by Leonard Shupp; 34 pages
Vol. 25, No. 3
Acquisition of Rex Ledgers
Vol. 25, No. 1 & 2
Jan. – Apr. 1991
“The Brendle Papers” by Leonard Earle Shupp; 22 pages
Vol. 24, No. 3 & 4
July – Oct. 1990
Ernest Waldo Bechtel, Jan. 4, 1923-June 10, 1988. “Wisdom of Ernest Waldo Bechtel” with English Translations; 24 pages
Vol. 24, No. 1 & 2
Jan. – Apr. 1990
Pa German Folklore of Christmas & New Years by Leonard Shupp; 32 pages
Vol. 23, No. 3 & 4
July. – Oct. 1989
Pa. German Folklore from Brendle Collection compiled by Leonard Shupp; 20 pages
Vol. 23, No. 1 & 2
Jan. – Apr. 1989
Rev. Thomas Royce Brendle Appendix to Marcus Bachman Lambert’s Dictionary of Non-English Words of Pa. German dialect, compiled by Leonard Earle Shupp; 40 pages
Vol. 22, No. 4
Oct. 1988
“Faahr Zu! A Sermon in Pennsylvania German Delivered in the Swamp Community Chapel ( Blue Meeting House) on Sept. 24, 1988 by Rev. Howard J. Frey; 24 pages
Vol. 22, No. 3
July 1988
“Moshe Riehe (Stirring the Mush): The Influence of Playing Games in the Development of Pennsylvania German Folk Theatre by William Fetterman; 24 pages
Vol. 22, No. 1 & 2
Jan. – Apr. 1988
“Ludwig Blum, Ephrata’s First Music Teacher” by Dorothy Hampton Duck; 32 pages.
Vol. 21, No. 4
Historical Account of the Horst Farm
Vol. 21, No. 3
July 1987
“The Old Order Mennonite Meetinghouses of Lancaster County” by Steven Kaylor; 24 pages
Vol. 21, No. 2
Apr. 1987
“Old Order Mennonite Weddings” by Elsie Zimmerman; 28 pages
Vol. 21, No. 1
Jan. 1987
“General Peter Muhlenberg: Heroic Figure of the German-American Stage,” by Peter C Merrill,. “Reflections of Directing Die Mutter”by William Fetterman; 16 pages
Vol. 20, No. 4
Oct. 1986
Dialect column, Der Humorist, Der Humorist, and “Press of the Centuryby Conrad Gehring (1896); Gehring obituary; Index of Record 1967-1986; 36 pages
Vol. 20, No. 3
July 1986
“A Century of Pennsylvania German Plays 1880-1986,” by C. Richard Beam; 28 pages
Vol. 20, No. 2
Apr. 1986
“A Family Butchering in the Schwaben Creek Valley” by Lois Huffines & John Moyer; list of Pa. German butchering terms; 32 pages
Vol. 20, No. 1
Jan. 1986
“Das Bucklige Maennlein” by Ralph Charles Wood; 12 pages
Vol. 19, No. 4 Folk Medicine Beliefs of the Pennsylvania Germans
Vol. 19, No. 3
July 1985
“Sie Fange Der Hitler” (They Capture Hitler) a play by Julius E. Lentz; 16 pages
Vol. 19, No. 2
Apr. 1985
“Our Pennsylvania German People,” dialect and English translation of speech by Thomas R. Brendle at 1038 Versammling, Reading, Pa.; 20 pages
Vol 19, No. 1
Jan. 1985
“A Modest Sketch of God’s Work”: John Peter Miller’s Letterof 1743 About Ephrata’s Spiritual Evolution; 16 pages
Vol. 18, No. 3 & 4
Jul. – Oct. 1984
“Tobacco in Lancaster County” by Charles D. Spotts; 32 pages
Vol. 18, No. 1 & 2*
Jan. – Apr. 1984
“Hattie Brunner: Gentle Reminders of the Past” by Patricia Hohenberger; 30 pages
*Vol. 18 has both a #1 issue and a double (#1, #2) issue
Vol. 18, No. 1
Jan. 1984
“Interview with Ira and Mary Krall, Schaefferstown, Pa., October 29, 1973” by C. Richard Beam; 20 pages
Vol. 17, No. 3 & 4
July – Oct. 1983
“On the Power of Pietism: A Documentary on the Thommens of Schaefferstown” by Leo Schelbert, Ph.D.; 40 pages
Vol. 17, No. 2
“Das Pfaelzische Woerterbuch: The Dialect Dictionary of the Palatinate” compiled by C. Richard Beam, based on materials submitted by Dr. Rudolph Post, editor the Woerterbuch; 20 pages
Vol. 17, No. 1
Jan. 1983
Commemorative issue honoring Dr. Russell Wieder Gilbert  (poems, story, biography); 20 pages
Vol. 16, No. 4
July 1982
“Grundsau Lodge Meetings by Paul R. Wieand; 20 pages
Vol. 16., No. 3
July 1982
“Photographic Study of Byerstown Woodwork Shop” by James E. Twadell; 18 pages
Vol. 16, No 2
Apr. 1982
“The Dialectologist Julius Kraemer” by W. Anthony Green; 16 pages
Vol. 16, No 1
Jan. 1982
“The Dialectologist Ernst Christman by W. Anthony Green; 12 pages
Vol. 15, No. 3 & 4
July – Oct.1981
“The Styles and Functions of the Pennsylvania German Barn” by Steven S. Graybeal; “En Aufruf” by Louise A. Weitzel ; 34 pages
Vol. 15, No. 1 & 2
Jan. – Apr. 1981
“A List of 529 Pennsylvania German Words of the Arthur Amish Dialect Not Recorded in Lambert’s Dictionary” compiled by Alfred L. Shoemaker; “The Illinois Amish” by D. Paul Miller; 28 pages
Vol. 14, No. 3 & 4
July – Oct. 1980
“Die Grubbs Hiwwel Schul in Lechaa Daal” An Animal Play by Paul R. Wieand; “A Partial List of the Pennsylvania German Plays, Skits, and Radio Scripts by Paul R. Wieand” by William B. Fetterman; “Synopses of the Plays by Paul R. Wieand” by William B. Fetterman; 24 pages
Vol. 14, No. 1 & 2
Jan. – Apr. 1980
“Home Remedies of the Old Order Pa Dutch” by Joyce Heeter; 16 pages
Vol. 13, No. 3 & 4
July – Oct.  1979
“Egle’s Attempt at Doing Learned Prose in the Pennsylvania German Dialect” by Heinz Kloss; Reprints from “History of the County of Lebanon” (dialect and English) by William Henry Egle, M.D., MA: “Die Erste Deitsche Settler,” Chapter III; 30 pages
Vol. 13, No. 1
Jan. – April 1979
“Pennsylvania German at Schaefferstown, Penna. and the Regional Dialect of the Eastern Palatinate: A Comparative Study” by Dieter Karch; 24 pages
Vol. 12, No. 3 & 4
July – Oct. 1978
“That Amazing Pennsylvania Dutch Language” by J. William Frey; “My Father, Thomas Royce Brendle” by Helen Brendle Milbury; “Die Zucher Toots,”; Ich Seh Ihn” by Ernest Waldo Bechtel; 20 pages
Vol. 12, No. 2
Apr. 1978
“Haahneschteddler Geschichde” (Hahnstown) by Henry Snyder Gahman; 16 pages
Vol. 12, No. 1 Historic Buildings of Schaefferstown by Nancy T. Risser
Vol. 11 No. 4
Oct. 1977
“Memories of Schaefferstown” by Mrs. Thomas R. Brendle; 8 pages
Vol. 11, No. 3
July 1977
“Pennsylvania German Place Name Maps” ; 12 pages
Vol. 11, No. 2
Apr. 1977
“An Interview with Cyrus D. Hickernell, Master Musician (born October 19, 1883) by John Hickernell, Normal Hickernell Leib & John Miller; 16 pages
Vol. 11, No. 1
Jan. 1977
“Die Wunnernaas (Schneckeschwenz)” “Wonder Nose (Snails Tails) (radio program, April 10, 1938, guest hosted by Dr. Arthur D. Graeff); 12 pages
Vol. 10, No. 3 & 4
Oct. 1976
“Die Brunne-Trög vum Dr. George Mays”; “Phoenmics as a Basis for Orthography: The Case for Pennsylvania German” by John R Costello; “Miles Keiffer, 1903-1975: In Memoriam”; 30 pages
Vol. 10, No. 2
Apr. 1976
“William Eichner, Jacquard Coverlet Weaver, Holmes County, Ohio, 1840-1849” by Stanley A. Kaufman; “Hitherto Unpublished Items from Volume Sixteen, Thomas R. Brendle Collection”; 20 pages
Vol. 10, No. 1
Jan. 1976
“A Preliminary Annotated Bibliography on Silos” by Allen G. Noble; “The Schaefferstown Road” by C. P. Boyer; “Letters from Room 205 of the Schaefferstown Elementary School”; 16 pages
Vol. 9, No. 4
Oct. 1975
“Selected Sources on Plate Stoves and Related Technology” by William Woys Weaver; “A Resolution in Memory of Miles H. Keiffer”; “Lewis Documents and Early Schaefferstown History”; “A Note from the Gratz Paper”; 16 pages
Vol. 9, No 3
July 1975
“A Letter of Thanks from Mary Brendle Spaulding”; “The Best of Brendle,” Part IV; “Translation of Joeph Pieschler’s Anecdote” Leonard E. Shupp; “A History of the Heidelberg Polka Band” ; “The Horst Farm”; 12 pages
Vol. 9, No. 2
Apr. 1975
“Farewell Sermon” The Rev. Thomas R. Brendle, Egypt Reformed Church, May 26, 1961;”Earl R. Danner, Ph.D., 1900-1974, In Memoriam”; “Der Friehyaahrszeeche (Tramps)” by Paul B. Horning (dialect and English); “The Thompsons” (cartoon) by Paul B. Horning; 12 pages
Vol. 9, No. 1
Jan. 1975
“An Octogenarian’s Reminiscences of Ghost Stories in Lancaster County” by Henry Snyder Gehman; “The Form and Function of Social Regulation in the East Pen Valley Old Order Mennonite Community” by Theodore Werner Jentch, D. Phil.; “Original Expressions in Pennsylvania German” Part II by Ernest Waldo Bechtel; “The Cemetery: Pilgrim Reformed Church, Lexington North Carolina”; 12 pages
Vol. 8, No. 4
Sept. 1974
“Polly Shafer Mesner, Great granddaughter of Valentine Feeman, Early Settler in Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania” by Col. J. P. Barnes; Poems: “Freindliche Leit” by Nova Rohrbaugh; “Die Schteefens” by Paul B. Horning; 12 pages
Vol. 8, No. 3
June 1974
“The Great Refomer March” (music score) by C. J. Hickernell; “Cyrus J. Hickernell, Musician, Conductor, Composer, 1871-1952” by John Hickernell; “Choosing an Orthography for a Patois Language, or How Should One Spell Pennsylvania German?” by John R. Costello;: “Die Mammie” by Nova Rohrbaugh; “Der Appelfall” by Paul B. Horning; 16 pages
Vol. 8, No. 2
Mar. 1974
“Anna of Ephrata” by L. Allen Viehmeyer, Ph.D.; “Literary Schaefferstown” by U. Henry Heilman   (1920); “Unser Zeide,” by Ernest Waldo Bechtel; “The Best of Brendle” by Leonard E. Shupp Part III; “Mei Gleener Bu” by Frderick Ensminger (1853); “Original Expressions in Pennsylvania German” by Ernest W. Bechtel; 16 pages
Vol. 8, No. 1
Jan. 1974
“A Glottochronological Study of Pennsylvania German” by John R. Costello; Book Reviews;   “Die Kammer” and “Gaul un Buggy Daage” poems in the Pennsylvania German Dialect by Edwin G. Weber; “The Best of Brendle” cont. by Leonard E. Shupp; 20 pages
Vol. 7, No. 4
Dec. 1973
Questions Regarding the Early History of Schaefferstown” by E. Eileen Hoover “Seminar on Historical Architecture and Archaeology, Aug. 9, 1973”; “Duwack Fitz” by Ernest Waldo Bechtel; “Third Eastern Pennsylvania Horse Plowing Contest”; “Sixth Annual Meeting of the Membership”; “Gleichnis” by Edwin G. Weber; Fourth Annual Christmas Party; 20 pages
Vol. 7, No. 3
Aug. 1973
Further Reflections of a Pennsylvania German Octogenarian” by Henry Snyder Gehman “From Buggies to Battronics in Berks County” by Donald J. Summar (a review of A Century of Vehicle Craftmanship by Ermic Shaeffer Hafer); 8 pages
Vol. 7, No. 2
June. 1973
“Translation of the Letter by Pastor Knoepfel Recommending Alexander Schaeffer”; “A Note on Pastor Knoepfel’s Letter”; Bottle Sale (HSI began selling hand-blown commemorative bottles); “Family History of Alexander Schaeffer”; “The ‘Best of Brendle'” by Leonard E. Shupp;”Lebanon Co. Commissioners Support Historic Schaefferstown”; “Original Directors Pass On” (Claude A. Oldt; Charles S. Mock); “President Spotts Reflects”; In Memoriam: Ammon G. Horst; Mabel Corl; Cyrus Goshert; “A Vist with the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Graders of the Charm (Ohio) Elementary Schools”; “Amish Folklore”‘ “Historic Schaefferstown Seminar Held on Feb. 14, 1973” “Old Fashioned Picnic on Farm”; 20 pages

Schaefferstown Bulletin (circa 1967-1973)

Vol. 7, No. 1
Jan. 1973
“Weizenthal and the Early Architecture of New Strassburg: Swiss Plantations in the Province of Pennsylvania” An Illustrated Thesis Abstract by William Woys Weaver “Reminiscences of a Pennsylvania German Octogenarian.” Part III, Henry Snyder Gehman “Henry Snyder Gehman: Scholar Extraordinaire”; “Leonard Hartman Collection in the Thomas R. Brendle Memorial Library/Museum”; 16 pages
Vol. 6, No. 5
Dec. 1972
Translation of Johann Henrich Mes birth certificate (illustrated by Carl Munch) 1799 “Pastor Thomas R. Brendle’s Remarks on Wishing in and Shooting in the New Year” by Walter L. Robbins; 8 pages
Vol. 6, No. 4
Oct. 1972
“Seidne Schtrimp” by Paul B. Horning; “Holmes County, Ohio, Sixth Graders are Pennsylvania German Scribes”; “Reminiscences of a Pennsylvania German Octogenarian.” Part II by Henry Snyder Gehman: financial report; “German-Swiss Family Patterns in Cocalico Township, 1730-1840” by E. Eileen Hoover; Fifth Annual Membership meeting; 10 pages
Vol. 6, No. 3
June 1972
“Die Alt Bauerei” by Paul B. Horning (poem in dialect); “Memorable Quotes from History News”; “Second Historic Schaefferstown Seminar, Jan. 9, 1972, Topic Documentation,” cont’d (lists items pertaining to Schaefferstown discussed by Robert C. Bucher—from his collection and that of Clarence Kulp); Review of Dialect Selections and Translations by Melville J. Boyer; German sale bill from 1830; “Reminiscences of a Pa German Octogenarian” by Henry Snyder Gehman; 12 pages
Vol. 6, No. 2
May 1972
“Schriesheim” by Helen Brendle Milbury 1972 Summer program; “List of publications of the Lebanon Historical Society about Schaefferstown or written by residents of Heidelberg Township”;   “Picture History of Terre Hill, 1835-1990”; “Second Historic Schaefferstown Seminar, Jan. 9, 1972, Topic Documentation” (list of documents Charles Spotts turned over to the Library, Museum & Archives Committee); 8 pages
Vol. 6, No. 1
Mar. 1971
“Copie”/”Copy” of letter by Joggi Thommen (Hans Jacob Thommen?) Oct 11 1736; Reviews: Richard Shaner, A 20th Century Folk Cultural Study of Oley Valley of Pennsylvania; Siebvenburgisch-sSachsisches Worterbuch; lore from Brendle collection; 4th annual membership meeting; annual report; 12 pages
Vol. 5, No. 4
Dec. 1971
German-American Custom of Wishing in and Shooting in the New Year”; “Featuring Mrs. Pearl Aangstadt”: “Come One, Come All to 2nd Annual Christmas Party”; “They Called it Strasburg”; “A Salute to Youth: Thomas R. Smith:” (acquired and presented to HSI three 18th c. indentures for parcels of land transferred by A. Schaeffer); HSI charter member, Assoc. for Living Historical Farms & Ag. Museums; 8 pages
Vol. 5, No. 3
Oct. 1971
“Pa. Culture Region: A Geographical Interpretation of Barns and Farmhouses”; “featuring Mrs. Katie Liephart”; Helpers Honor Roll; Museum Report; 8 pages
Vol. 5, No. 2
Apr. 1971
“Weekend Work Frolics” planned for summer (planning archaeological dig at Pig Sty); 4 pages
Vol. 5, No. 1
Mar. 1971
(C. Richard Beam takes over as editor); John Binkley Brendel in memoriam; Memorial Fund; Old Fashioned Pa. Dutch Butchering; Publication of Vol. 1 of Brendle Folklore and Pa. German Garden discussed; Permanent Committees named; 8 pages
Vol. 4, No. 3
Dec. 1970
Annual Membership meeting; Death of A. Shober Zerbe and Jacob Boltz; President’s Report; New buildings on farm; accessions (powwow chair) and purchases; “Challenges for Next Year”; President’s Awards, “First Christmas Party”; 8 pages
Vol. 4, No. 2
Sept. 1970
Membership Report, Report of Summer Activities; 2nd Cherry Fair (town square); Experimental weekends; 4th annual Festival (list of craftsmen); 6 pages
Vol. 4, No. 1
Apr. 1970
“Appeal for Your Cooperation” (beginning Phase 3, Pa. Dutch weekends); “Katie Netzley Dies Suddenly”; plans for 2nd annual Cherry Fair; 9 pages
Vol. 3, No. 4
Dec. 1969
Membership meeting, financial report, President’s awards, President’s reports; “Brendle Collection Grows”; 5 pages
Vol. 3, No.3
Dec. 1969
Annual meeting report. Brendle collection additions. Publication Fund established. Not available.
Vol. 3, No. 2
Sept. 1969
Report on 2nd Annual Harvest Fair and 3rd Folklife Conference. Library and Exhibit Hall dedicated.
Vol. 3, No. 1
Mar. 1969
Report on HSI: assets, goals, upcoming events, list of board members; 4 pages
Vol. 2, No. 3
Nov. 1968
Directors vote to acquire POS of A from Ralph C. Miller; report on Harvest Fair; 7 pages
Vol. 2, No. 2
Sept. 1968
“First Annual Aern Fescht (Harvest Fair)”; Mock participated in Rental Service; membership meeting; craft classes; 8 pages
Vol. 2, No. 1
Mar. 1968
“Second Annual Folklife Conference/Festival”; meeting notes, Middle Creek Project, Annie S. Brendle, in memoriam; 12 pages
Vol. 1, No. 2
Oct. 1967
“Brendle Collection Grows”; farm receives new tenants; First Folklife Conference/ Festival held; 4 pages
Vol. 1, No. 1
Jan. 1967
Thomas R. Brendle, in memoriam, publication; Goals of HSI; C. Spotts, “I Have a Dream” Membership report, new officers; 16 pages