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Pioneer Life In Western Pennsylvania
by Wright J E
University of Pittsburgh Press, 1968
eISBN: 978-0-8229-7362-1 | Paper: 978-0-8229-6044-7

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A fascinating look at life during pioneer times in western Pennsylvania. Describes the hardship, danger and drudgery of day-to-day life on the frontier. Topics include cabin raising, crop harvests, tanning, weaving, disease, religion,  and superstition. Also follows the progression from pioneer life to industrial society.