The Kalona/Iowa Pennsylvania-German Dialect

By Ruth Bender, Sarah E. Fisher, Jean Miller Thomas, and Thomas and Leroy Miller Edited by C. Richard Beam and Rachel Cornelius

This book has its source in a word list begun by Ruth Bender in the 1920s to document the Pennsylvania Dutch words in use in Johnson County, Iowa. Dr. Beam revisited the word list in the 1970s with the other authors, resulting in this book. Over 2500 entries. 204 pages. Hardcover.