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Historic Schaefferstown, Inc. Publication List Schaefferstown Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 1 Jan. 1967 Vol. 1 No. 2 Oct. 1967 Vol. 2 No. 1 Mar. 1968 Vol. 2 No. 2 Sept. 1968 Vol. 2 No. 3 Nov. 1968 Vol. 3 No. 1 Mar 1969 Vol. 3 No. 2 Vol. 3. No.3 Vol. 3 No. 4 Dec. 1969 Vol. 4. No. 1 Apr. 1970 Vol. 4 No. 2 Sept. 1970 Vol. 4 No. 3 Dec 1970

Vol. 5 No. 1 Mar. 1971

Vol. 5 No. 2 Apr. 1971 Vol. 5 No. 3 Oct. 1971 Vol. 5 No. 4 Dec. 1971

Vol. 6 No. 1 Mar. 1971


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Thomas R. Brendle, in memoriam, publication; Goals of HSI; C. Spotts, “I Have a Dream” Membership report, new officers; 16 pg Brendle Collection Grows”; farm receives new tenants; First Folklife Conference/Festival held; 4 pages “Second Annual Folklife Conference/Festival”; meeting notes, Middle Creek Project, Annie S. Brendle, in memoriam; 12 pages “First Annual Aern Fescht (Harvest Fair)”; Mock participated in Rental Service; membership meeting; craft classes; 8 pages Directors vote to acquire POS of A from Ralph C. Miller; report on Harvest Fair; 7 pages Report on HSI: assets, goals, upcoming events, list of board members; 4 pages Aernfescht

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????? Membership meeting, financial report, President’s awards, President’s reports; “Brendle Collection Grows”; 5 pages “Appeal for Your Cooperation” (beginning Phase 3, PA Dutch weekends); “Katie Netzley Dies Suddenly”; plans for 2nd annual Cherry Fair; 9 pages all Calendar, Membership Report, Report of Summer Activities; 2nd Cherry Fair (town square); Experimental weekends; 4th annual Festival (list of craftsmen); 6 pg. 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 (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 “Weekend Work Frolics” planned for summer (planning archaeological dig at Pig Sty); 4 pg. “Pa. Culture Region: A Geographical Interpretation of Barns and Farmhouses”; “featuring Mrs. Katie Liephart”; Helpers Honor Roll; Museum Report; 8 pages 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 “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; 1

Historic Schaefferstown, Inc. Publication List Siebvenburgisch-sSachsisches Worterbuch; lore from Brendle collection; 4th annual membership meeting; annual report; 12 pages Vol. 6 No. 2 May “Schriesheim” by Helen Brendle Milbury 1972 Summer program; 1972 “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 the Library, Museum & Archives Committee); 8 pages Vol. 6 No. 3 June “Die Alt Bauerei” by Paul B. Horning (poem in dialect); 1972 “Memorable Quotes from History News”; “Second Historic Schaefferstown Seminar, Jan. 9, 1972, Topic Documentation” , continued (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 Pennsylvania German Octogenarian” by Henry Snyder Gehman; 12 pages Vol. 6 No. 4 Oct. “Seidne Schtrimp” by Paul B. Horning; “Holmes County, Ohio, 1972 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 pgs Vol. 6 No. 5 Dec. Translation of Johann Henrich Mes birth certificate 1972 (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. 7 No. 1 Jan. “Weizenthal and the Early Architecture of New Strassburg: Swiss 1973 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 pg.

Historic Schaefferstown Record 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 2

Historic Schaefferstown, Inc. Publication List Vol. 7 No. 3 Aug. 1973

Vol. 7 No. 4 Dec. 1973

Vol. 8 No. 1 Jan. 1974

Vol. 8 No. 2 Mar. 1974

Vol. 8 No. 3 June 1974

Vol. 8 No. 4 Sept 1974

Vol. 9 No. 1 Jan. 1975

Vol. 9 No. 2 Apr. 1975

Vol. 9 No 3 July 1975

Vol. 9 No. 4 Oct. 1975

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 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 “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 “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 pg. “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 “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 “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 “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 “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 “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 3

Historic Schaefferstown, Inc. Publication List Vol. 10 No. 1 Jan. 1976 Vol. 10 No. 2 Apr. 1976 Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4 Oct. 1976 Vol. 11 No. 1 Jan. 1977 Vol. 11 No. 2 Apr. 1977 Vol. 11 No. 3 July 1977 Vol. 11 No. 4 Oct. 1977 Vol. 12 No. 1 Vol. 12 No. 2 Apr. 1978 Vol. 12 No 3& 4 July-Oct 1978 Vol 13, No. 1 Jan-April 1979 Vol. 13 No. 3 and 4 July-Oct. 1979 Vol. 14 No. 1 and 2 Jan-Apr \1980 Vol. 14, No. 3 &4 July-Oct. 1980

Vol. 15, No. 1 & 2 Jan-Apr. 1981 Vol. 15 No. 3 & 4 July-Oct. 1981 Vol 16, No 1, Jan. 1982

Note from the Gratz Paper”; 16 pages “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 ”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 pg “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 “Die Wunnernaas (Schneckeschwenz)” “Wonder Nose (Snails Tails) (radio program, April 10, 1938, guest hosted by Dr. Arthur D. Graeff); 12 pages “An Interview with Cyrus D. Hickernell, Master Musician (born October 19, 1883) by John Hickernell, Normal Hickernell Leib & John Miller; 16 pages “Pennsylvania German Place Name Maps” ; 12 pages “Memories of Schaefferstown” by Mrs. Thomas R. Brendle; 8 pg. Historic Buildings of Schaefferstown by Nancy T. Risser

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“Haahneschteddler Geschichde” (Hahnstown) by Henry Snyder Gahman; 16 pages “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 pgs “Pennsylvania German at Schaefferstown, Penna. and the Regional Dialect of the Eastern Palatinate: A Comparative Study” by Dieter Karch; 24 pages “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 “Home Remedies of the Old Order Pa Dutch” by Joyce Heeter; 16 pgs “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 “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 “The Styles and Functions of the Pennsylvania German Barn” by Steven S. Graybeal; “En Aufruf” by Louise A. Weitzel ; 34 pages “The Dialectologist Ernst Christman by W. Anthony Green ; 12 pgs


Historic Schaefferstown, Inc. Publication List Vol 16, No 2, Apr. 1982 Vol 16., No. 3, Jul, 1982 Vol. 16, No. 4 1982 Vol. 17, No. 1, Jan. 1983 Vol. 17, No. 2 1983 Vol. 17, No. 3 & 4 July-Oct. 1983 Vol. 18, No. 1, Jan. 1984 Vol. 18. No. 1 & 2* Jan-April 1984 Vol. 18, No. 3 & 4 Jul-Oct. 1984 Vol 19, No. 1 Jan. 1985 Vol. 19, No. 2 April 1985 Vol. 19, No. 3 July 1985 Vol. 19, No. 4

“The Dialectologist Julius Kraemer” by W. Anthony Green; 16 pgs “A Photographic Study of the Byerstown Woodwork Shop” by James E. Twadell; 18 pages “Grundsau Lodge Meetings by Paul R. Wieand; 20 pages Commemorative issue honoring Dr. Russell Wieder Gilbert (poems, story, biography); 20 pages “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 “On the Power of Pietism: A Documentary on the Thommens of Schaefferstown” by Leo Schelbert, Ph.D.; 40 pages “Interview with Ira and Mary Krall, Schaefferstown, Pa., October 29, 1973” by C. Richard Beam; 20 pages “Hattie Brunner: Gentle Reminders of the Past” by Patricia Hohenberger; 30 pages “Tobacco in Lancaster County” by Charles D. Spotts; 32 p. “A Modest Sketch of God’s Work”: John Peter Miller’s Letter of 1743 About Ephrata’s Spiritual Evolution. 16 pages “Our Pennsylvania German People,” dialect and English translation of speech by Thomas R. Brendle at 1038 Versammling, Reading, Pa.20 pages “Sie Fange Der Hitler” (They Capture Hitler) a play by Julius E. Lentz. 16 pages Folk Medicine Beliefs of the Pennsylvania Germans

Vol 20, No. 1 Jan. 1986

“Das Bucklige Maennlein” by Ralph Charles Wood. 12 pages

Vol. 20 No. 2 April 1986

“A Family Butchering in the Schwaben Creek Valley” by Lois Huffines & John Moyer; list of Pa. German butchering terms. 32 pg. “A Century of Pennsylvania German Plays 1880-1986,” by C. Richard Beam.28 pages Dialect column, Der Humorist, Der Humorist, and “Press of the Century by Conrad Gehring (1896); Gehring obituary; Index of Record 1967-1986. 36 pages. “General Peter Muhlenberg: Heroic Figure of the German-American Stage,” by Peter CMerrill,. ”Reflections of Directing Die Mutter” by William Fetterman, 16 pages “Old Order Mennonite Weddings” by Elsie Zimmerman. 28 pages

Vol. 20. No. 3 July 1986 Vol. 20 No. 4 Oct. 1986 Vol 21, No. 1 Jan. 1987 Vol. 21, No. 2 April 1987 Vol. 21, No. 3 July 1987 Vol. 21, No. 4 1987 Vol 22, No. 1 & 2 Jan. –Apr 1988

“The Old Order Mennonite Meetinghouses of Lancaster County” by Steven Kaylor. 24 pages Historical Account of the Horst Farm

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“Ludwig Blum, Ephrata’s First Music Teacher” by Dorothy Hampton Duck, 32 pages.


Historic Schaefferstown, Inc. Publication List Vol. 22, No. 3 July 1988 Vol. 22, No. 4 Oct. 1988 Vol 23, No. 1 & 2 Jan-Apr. 1989 Vol. 23, No. 3 & 4 July-Oct. 1989 Vol. 24, No. 1 & 2 Jan-Apr. 1990 Vol. 24, No. 3 & 4 July-Oct. 1990 Vol. 25, No. 1 and 2 Jan-April 1991 Vol. 25, No. 3 1991 Vol 26, no. 4; Vol. 26 1,2 (triple edition) Oct. 1991; Jan-April 1992 Vol 26, no. 3 July 1992 Vol 26 no. 4 Oct. 1992 Vol. 27. No. 1 June 1994 Vol. 27 No. 2 June 20, 1994 Vol 27. No. 3 Dec. 1994 Vol. 28 1, 2 1995 Vol. 29; No. 1 and 2 Oct. 1996 Vol. 29, No. 3 Nov. 1996 Vol. 29. No. 4 Dec. 1996 Vol. 30, No. 1, 2 March 1997 Vol. 30. No. 3 and 4 September 1997 Vol 31, No. 1 and 2 April 1998 Vol. 31, No. 3 and 4 November 1998

“Moshe Riehe (Stirring the Mush): The Influence of Playing Games in the Development of Pennsylvania German Folk Theatre by William Fetterman, 24 pages “Faahr Zu! A Sermon in Pennsylvania German Delivered i n the Swamp Community Chapel ( Blue Meeting House) on Sept. 24, 1988 by Rev. Howard J. Frey. 24 pages The 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. Pa. German Folklore from Brendle Collection compiled by Leonard Shupp. 20 pages. Pa German Folklore of Christmas & New Years by Leonard Shupp. 32 pages. Ernest Waldo Bechtel, Jan. 4, 1923-June 10, 1988. “Wisdom of Ernest Waldo Bechtel” with English Translations, 24 pg. “The Brendle Papers” by Leonard Earle Shupp. 22 pages Acquisition of Rex Ledgers

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Birdlore, Brendle Papers, Riddles, by Leonard Shupp. 34 pages Brendle Lore by Leonard Shupp. 18 pages “Almanac Way of Pennsylvania German Life” from the Leonard E. Shupp collection. 28 pg “Poor Richard’s Proverbs Translated into the Dialect: A Folk Culture Study” by Leonard E. Shupp; 12 pg. “The Long Shingle” by Robert Bucher; 42 pg. “An Interview with John Hickernell” by Jenny Keller. 14 pg. Early Scenes of Schaefferstown (old photos); Introduction of Cocurators of Brendle Museum “Henry Stiegel—Man and Legend” by James Dibert; “The Influence of European Conflicts on the Schaefferstown Area,” by Randall Fegley; 38 pgs. “Samuel Rex’s Country Store” by Diane Wenger. 22 pg.

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“Iron Industry in the Schaefferstown Area,” Richard Stratton. 18 pg. “Schaefferstown Craftsmen” by Myrl Kline; “Brendle Folklore Collection” by C. Richard Beam. 20 pg. “The Delaware People” by Rusty Sherrick; ;” Moses Dissinger, the ‘Billy Sunday’ of Lebanon County” by Prof. H.H. Shenk, March 28, 1915. 32 pg. “A Historic Site Survey of Horst’s Mil, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania,” by Bruce E. Light; “Clothing of Pennsylvania Germans.” 28 pg. “Pennsylvania Redware Pottery” by John Huber; “Stoneware Pottery” by Clarissa Enck; 20 pg. 6

Historic Schaefferstown, Inc. Publication List Vol 32, No 1 and 2 April 1999 Vol 32, No. 3 and 4 Oct. 1999 Vol 33, No. 1 and 2 Mary 2000 Vol. 33, No. 3 and 4 Nov. 2000 Vol. 34, No. 1 and 2 May 2001 Vol. 34, No. 3 and 4 Nov. 2001 Vol. 35, No. 1 and 2 May 2002

Vol. 35 No. 3 Vol. 35, No. 4 and 5 November 2002 Vol. 36, No. 1 and 2 August 2004 Vol. 36, No. 3 and 4 August 2005 Vol. 37, 2006

“German/Swiss Migration & Settlement Patterns in Colonial Pennsylvania,” James. A. Dibert; Preliminary Bibliography: The Alexander Schaeffer House. 28 pg. “The Taverns of Schaefferstown” by Bruce Light; “How it All Started” by Robert C. Bucher; 20 pg. “A Centennial View of A. S. Brendle’s A Brief History of Schaefferstown” by Robert M. Kline; Excerpts from Schaefferstown newspaper (1897) “The Weekly Exchange”; 24 pages. “Brief History of Storekeeping in Schaefferstown” by Diane Wenger; “Will and Estate Inventory of Henry Schaeffer,” by James Dibert. 34 pg. “Jacob Albright: A Circuit Rider Among the Pa. German Methodists” by Marie Steinmetz; “Will and Estate Inentory of Alexander Schaeffer,” by James Dibert; 30 pg. “Acculturation of the Native Americans of Southeast Pennsylvania,” by Brad Smith; “Why Are We Called ‘Dumb Dutch’? by Alice B. Spayed. 32 pg. “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 pg. ???? “An Interview with Dr. Lee Backenstose,” Charles Huber, Interviewer, parts I and II. 24 pages. No issues in 2003 “Pig Sty Restoration on the Alexander Schaeffer Farm” by Lewis Everline; “Restoration of the Schaeffer Farm Smokehouse” by Alan Keyser. 20 pg. “Changing Historical Interpretations of the Alexander Schaeffer Farm” by James A. Dibert; “Solving the Mysteries of the Alexander Schaeffer Farm” by Bradley K. Smith. 42 pg. “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.

Historic Schaefferstown Journal Vol. 1, No. 1 Spring 2011

“Schaefferstown’s Zion U.M. Church Windows” by Jan Taylor; “The Angels of St. Luke Lutheran” by Diane Wenger. 44 pg.

*Vol. 18 has both a #1 issue and a double (#1, #2) issue



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