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AMANA COLONIES, THE
1 AMANA COLONIES, THE
Penfield 1-572160-79-9 / 9781572160798 Staple bound, 8 1/2 x 11", 60 pages, Penfield 
The past and present of the seven Amana Colony villages are documented in this book. Full color photographs, historic reference and informative guides present the unique charm of the people, places, and events which make this former communal society one of Iowa's main tourist attractions.


 
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Amana Colonies: CHRISTIAN METZ - German-American Religious Leader & Pioneer
2 Amana Colonies: CHRISTIAN METZ - German-American Religious Leader & Pioneer
Penfield 1-932043-33-0 / 9781932043334 144 pages , Penfield 
The charismatic leader of the Community of True Inspiration was Christian Metz, and this is the story of his life. It was one of the longest lived and most successful American communal societies, with the Amana Colonies today standing as testament to Metz's inspired leadership. This biography of Metz is adapted from the 1948 doctoral dissertation of F. Alan DuVal and has been edited by Peter Hoehnle.


 
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AMANA'S YESTERDAY
3 AMANA'S YESTERDAY
Penfield 09-60385-88-6 / 9780960385881 Paperback, 10 x 12", 23 pages, Penfield 
Gradual change from a communal way of life with strong respect for tradition. People were rarely alone in the old Amanas. Historic photographs.


 
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AMERICANS FROM GERMANY
4 AMERICANS FROM GERMANY
Penfield AmerGer Perfect bound. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2". 83 pages, Penfield 
These biographical sketches by Gerard Wilk were first published in 1976. Despite numerous publications in the field of German-American studies since 1976, this representative and biographical volume has never been replaced. It has been useful for instructional purposes and general information on prominent German-Americans who left their mark in the annals of American history.


 
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AMISH MENNONITE RECIPES & TRADITIONS
5 AMISH MENNONITE RECIPES & TRADITIONS
Penfield Press 097170256X / 9780971702561 Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 162 pages, Penfield Press 
Foods sustain the Amish Mennonite belief of living simply and eating well from their vegetable gardens and farmlands. This book explores Amish Mennonite history, traditions, and foods. Recipes include friendship tea, hot chicken salad, apple butter, dill pickles, green bean casserole, cheesy egg casserole, tomato gravy, Amish lemon pie, funnel cakes, Amish Mennonite tapioca pudding, and buttermilk cookies.


 
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GERMAN PROVERBS
6 GERMAN PROVERBS
Penfield 0-971702-53-5 / 9780971702530 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 69 pages, Penfield 
German wit and wisdom in this work of art. Full-color cover of German folk art. Reproductions of wood blocks by Albrecht D?rer.


 
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GERMAN RECIPES - Old World Amana Specialties and Photography from the Amana Colonies
7 GERMAN RECIPES - Old World Amana Specialties and Photography from the Amana Colonies
Penfield 1-932043-11-X / 9781932043112 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 128 pages, Penfield 
Revised and expanded. Over 100 recipes. Rare, historic photographs. Recipes for the traditional shower of wedding cakes and other customs. The Amanas were settled in Iowa by German-speaking members of the Community of True Inspiration seeking religious freedom in the 19th century. Today, the seven historic villages that make up the Amanas are one of the state's major tourist attractions.


 
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GERMANY'S REGIONAL RECIPES - Foods, Festivals, Folklore
8 GERMANY'S REGIONAL RECIPES - Foods, Festivals, Folklore
Penfield 1-932043-02-0 / 9781932043020 Coil bound, 6 x 9", 172 pages, Penfield 
Helga Hughes and her late husband Ken visited Germany repeatedly to collect these recipes and festival traditions from the 16 provinces of the new Germany. The nutcrackers seen on the colorful covers are from German folklorist Karin Gottier. Accented throughout the book are proverbial quotes plucked from works of the Brothers Grimm by Joanne Asala.


 
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9 How to Read and Understand Meyers Orts und Verkehrs Lexicon
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Self-Sealing MylarŪ L-VelopesŪ (5/Pkg.) 20x24"
10 Self-Sealing MylarŪ L-VelopesŪ (5/Pkg.) 20x24"
4 mil, 5 per package, 20x24", 
Protect your photos, ephemera, maps and documents safely and easily between sheets of archival polyester (Melinex or equivalent) using no adhesives. These self-sealing L-Velopes support their contents and protect them from stress, dirt, fingerprints and atmospheric pollutants. Great for temporary display or items that need to be handled frequently. Self-sealing L-Velopes are easy to use; two adjacent sides open so sheet slips safely in, then flaps fold over to make a seal. The process is just as easily reversible with no damage to contents. Price per package of 5 L-Velopes.


 
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Witter's German-English Primer
11 Witter's German-English Primer
95 pages, 
Reprint of 1881 primer. Introduces you to old German script.


 
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Witters Deutsch-Englische Schreib- und Lese-Fibel/German-English Primer
12 Witters Deutsch-Englische Schreib- und Lese-Fibel/German-English Primer
Penfield WR1881 Perfect bound. 5 1/4 x 8". 95 pages, Penfield 
The revised edition of this school book is no longer intended for school children. It meets the special needs of serious students of German and genealogists for whom a knowledge of old German script is essential when deciphering old manuscripts, letters and diaries, church records, and entries in old family bibles..


 
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A CHANGE AND A PARTING - My Story of Amana, Barbara Selzer Yambura with Eunice W. Bodine
13 Barbara Selzer Yambura with Eunice W. Bodine A CHANGE AND A PARTING - My Story of Amana
Penfield 1-572160-95-0 / 9781572160958 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 264 pages, Penfield 
"In 1960, when Barbara Selzer Yambura first published her childhood memories of Amana, there were many Amana residents who could compare her account to their own. Today the 1920s and 1930s are fading from our community memory. Still, the stories and characters in this book continue to make that era come alive. - Lanny Haldy, executive director, Amana Heritage Society." This book tells of the change from religious communal life to free enterprise through the eyes of a young girl.


 
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AMANA - The Community of True Inspiration, Bertha M.H. Shambaugh
14 Bertha M.H. Shambaugh AMANA - The Community of True Inspiration
Penfield 0-941016-47-1 / 9780941016476 Paperback, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ", 414 pages, Penfield 
The sincerity of her thoughts approaches a poetical charm and quality which has not been equaled or duplicated by any other writings about Amana.


 
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History of Brunswick Life in a German Duchy from Roman Times through 1900, Dan C.  Heinemeier
15 Dan C. Heinemeier History of Brunswick Life in a German Duchy from Roman Times through 1900
1999 370 pages, 
Braunschweig history from 9 A.D. to 1900 in 17 chapters and over 300 pages. Describes what life was like: what people wore & ate, how they lived, role of women, life in towns and on the land, what drove emigration.


 
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Legends of the Rhine, edited by Joanne Asala
16 edited by Joanne Asala Legends of the Rhine
2000 128 pages, 
Local legends with noble and evil knights and princes, bishops and priests, rich and poor, giants and dwarfs, beautiful women and fairies.


 
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If I Can You Can Decipher Germanic Records, Edna Bentz
17 Edna Bentz If I Can You Can Decipher Germanic Records
1997 85 pages, 
Contains examples of Old German and Danish script, terminology, and timeline of world events 1300-1914. A must have book for reading German records.


 
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German-English Genealogical Dictionary, Ernest Thode
18 Ernest Thode German-English Genealogical Dictionary
1992 318 pages, 
This book is designed for the family researcher who has little or no knowledge of German but who nevertheless needs to make a translation of German-language documents. The dictionary covers thousands of German terms and defines them in single words or brief phrases. All words, symbols, and abbreviations in the dictionary were chosen on the basis of their association with genealogy, having been noted in church records, civil registration records, family correspondence, genealogical journals, ships' passenger lists, and emigration records. Among the many categories of entries included in the dictionary are family relationships, days of the week, map terms, legal terms, cardinal and ordinary numbers, roman numerals, signs of the zodiac, coins, liquid and dry measures, measures of length, place names, historical territories, geographical terms, occupations, titles, military ranks, types of taxes, illnesses, calendar days, male and female given names, heraldry, abbreviations, books of the Bible, and common genealogical words from Danish, Dutch, French, Latin, and Polish. In conjunction with a standard German-English dictionary, the user of this work should be able to make a word-by-word translation of any German document and understand it.


 
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The German Researcher, How to Get the Most Out of an LDS Family History Center, Fay & Doug Dearden
19 Fay & Doug Dearden The German Researcher, How to Get the Most Out of an LDS Family History Center
1992 81 pages, 
Written to help find German genealogical information, especially when using an LDS Family History Center.


 
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Deciphering Gothic Records, Fay Dearden
20 Fay Dearden Deciphering Gothic Records
1996, 11 pages, 9" x 4-1/4", 
Help for reading Old German script. Designed to allow side-by-side comparison of Gothic script in old records. Sized for carrying with you on research trips.


 
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