Pennsylvania Dutch scholars William J. Frey, Alfred Shoemaker, and Don Yoder wrote and edited a series of publications about Pennsylvania German life and culture from 1949 through 1997.  These excellent resources are now available online thanks to the efforts of Franklin and Marshall College and Ursinus College.


The Pennsylvania Dutchman

(Vol. 1-5) Newspaper format, 1949 – 1954

100 Issues

Published by the Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, Inc, Fackenthal Library, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.



The Dutchman / The Pennsylvania Dutchman

(Vol. 6-8) 1955 – 1957


Pennsylvania Folklife

(Vol 9 – 46) 1958 – 1997

Published by the Pennsylvania Folklife Society, Collegeville, PA.