River Harvest Project Collection, 1987

Key Subjects


Groups (Ethnic, National, Cultural, Religious, etc.)

  • English Americans
  • French Americans
  • German Americans
  • Irish Americans
  • Luxembourg Americans
  • Pennsylvania Dutch
  • Swiss Americans

Note: Listings indicate ethnic/national origins and background, not necessarily traditions that are (self-consciously) expressive of the particular ethnic groups.


Languages

  • English language

Locations

  • Illinois
  • Jo Daviess County (Ill.)
  • Elizabeth (Ill.)
  • Galena (Ill.)
  • Guilford (Jo Daviess County, Ill. : Township)
  • Hanover (Ill.)
  • Scales Mound (Ill.)
  • Schapville (Ill.)
  • Stockton (Ill.)
  • Warren (Ill.)

Organizations

  • St. Matthew's Lutheran Church (Galena, Ill.)
  • Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Ladies Aid (Schapville, Ill.)
  • Guilford Sunbeam Quilting Club
  • Timpe Sewing Circle

Subjects

  • Fisheries
  • Decoys (Hunting)
  • Agriculture
  • Foundry workers
  • Horse farms
  • Knives--Design and construction
  • Leatherwork
  • Occupational folk art
  • Quilting
  • Rag rugs
  • Railroad--Employees
  • Trapping
  • Waterfowl
  • Weaving
  • Wood-carving

Traditional Practitioners

  • Allen, Charles
  • Brunner, Ralph
  • Droegmiller, Dorothy
  • Furlong, Camilla
  • Gerlach, Jacob
  • Hess, Dorothy
  • Koester, Kenneth
  • Oldenburg, Dorothy
  • Pooley, Gladys
  • Roberts, Alyce
  • Sheppard, Maurine