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June 1940
264 pages  

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9780822960447
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Pioneer Life in Western Pennsylvania
Wright, J. E., Corbett , Doris
A fascinating look at life during pioneer times in western Pennsylvania. Describes the hardship, danger and drudgery of day-to-day life on the frontier. Topics include cabin raising, crop harvests, tanning, weaving, disease, religion, and superstition. Also follows the progression from pioneer life to industrial society.

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“For the student of Pennsylvania as well as aficionados of pioneer lore…, fascinating.”—Kliatt

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A fascinating look at life during pioneer times in western Pennsylvania. Describes the hardship, danger and drudgery of day-to-day life on the frontier. Topics include cabin raising, crop harvests, tanning, weaving, disease, religion, and superstition. Also follows the progression from pioneer life to industrial society.
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