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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

    • Pennsylvania German Society Collection
    • Don Yoder Collection

* Records are from the Institut für Pfälzische Geschichte und Volkskunde in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The Pfälz is also referred to as the Palatinate area of Germany where many of the Pennsylvania Germans originated.

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August 11-12, 2018
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September 22, 2018
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