Pioneer life ... in western Pennsylvania.

; Corbett, Doris S., author ; Western Pennsylvania Historical Survey
[Pittsburgh] University of Pittsburgh Press, 1940.
ISBN 0822960443, 9780822960447

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Other Authors Corbett, Doris S.,
Western Pennsylvania Historical Survey.
Subjects Frontier and pioneer life -- Pennsylvania.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Pennsylvania.
Description 4 preliminary leaves, 251 [1] pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date 1940.
Notes "Illustrations by Clarence McWilliams."
"This book is one of a series relating western Pennsylvania history, written under the direction of the Western Pennsylvania historical survey sponsored jointly by the Buhl foundation, the Historical society of western Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh."
At head of title: By J.E. Wright and Doris S. Corbett.
Maps on lining-papers.
Also issued online.
Summary Sponsored by the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.
Contents The way of the frontier -- First footprints -- How the settler got his land -- The cabin in the clearing -- Linsey and buckskin: venison and pone -- Truck patch and cornfield -- Butcher, baker, candlestick-maker -- Growing up on the frontier -- Jigging it off -- "Indians in the valley!" -- Yarbs, doctors, and charms -- The log church -- Frontier justice -- From Indian trail to turnpike -- Life in the towns -- The first factories -- The road to the past.
Geographic Area Pennsylvania
Network Numbers (OCoLC)978017
(OCoLC)ocm00978017
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wright, J. E. 1894-
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