Pennsylvania German Broadsides: Windows Into an America Culture


Subject:
U.S. History By Place , Nonfiction by Genre , Pennsylvania , Broadsides

Description:
Exhibit of broadsides, "pieces of paper printed on one side, for sale or distribution at fairs, markets, or by peddlers who roamed the countryside with them. Some, like baptismal and marriage certificates, were kept, while others were often discarded after use. ... Local printers are still producing broadsides of all sorts." Images are accompanied by texts about the broadside in public and private life. From the Library Company of Philadelphia.

Publisher:
The Library Company of Philadelphia

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.librarycompany.org/broadsides/


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