Richman Irwin Books
Books di Richman Irwin
The Pennsylvania Dutch Country
edizioni Arcadia Pub collana Arcadia Pub (Paperback) , 2004
Taking the name Pennsylvania Dutch from a corruption of their own word for themselves, "Deutsch," the first German settlers arrived in Pennsylvania in 1683. By the time of the American Revolution, their influence was such that Benjamin Franklin, among others, worried that German would become the commonwealth's official...
Pennsylvania German Arts
edizioni Schiffer Pub Ltd collana Schiffer Pub Ltd (Paperback) , 2001
Sullivan County's Borscht Belt
edizioni Arcadia Pub collana Arcadia Pub (Paperback) , 2001
Sullivan County, the Borscht Belt, the Catskills-all are synonyms for the greatest American Jewish resort area, the playground of about one million visitors a year during its peak from 1920 to 1970. The Sullivan County of Borscht Belt legend really consists of the eastern part of Sullivan County and a bit of southern...
edizioni Arcadia Pub collana Arcadia Pub (Paperback) , 1999
From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication. Many of the postcards produced during this "goldenage," and even some from later years,can today be considered works of art. Postcard photographers traveled the length and breadth of the nation snapping photographs...