Bronner, Simon. Popularizing Pennsylvania: Henry W. Shoemaker and the Progressive Uses of Folklore and History. University Park: Penn State University Press, 1996.

A biography of Pennsylvania’s first great folklorist Henry Shoemaker (1882–1958), a prolific compiler of the songs, folk tales, and regional stories of the Commonwealth’s people in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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