Dorathy V. Eberly Fry

Dorathy V. Eberly Fry

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Born in 1914, Dorathy V. Fry became in due time the greatest female produced by the Pennsylvania German culture. She was raised in the dialect-speaking home of her grandparents, which enabled her to speak knowingly of daily life on a PA German farm. She earned her teaching degree from Millersville State Normal School and later taught at Fairview, Fettera€™s Clay, and Ephrata Schools in Lancaster Co., Pa. She was a major contributor to the publication a€œPennsylvania German Words in Context.a€ The author regularly visited with Dot Fry and Dot would tell stories about her life; these taped interviews have been transcribed in this volume. The stories are printed in PA Dutch and English. (415pp. color illus. Center for PA German Studies, 2014.)Dot Eberly would have had to work for a dollar a day for one year to earn tuition money to attend Millersville State Normal School. Millersvillea#39;s tuition at that time was 365 dollars. Then one day a man came into the laundry room and threw 300 anbsp;...

Title:Dorathy V. Eberly Fry
Author:C. Richard Beam, Jennifer L. Trout
Publisher:Masthof Press & Bookstore - 2014-12


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