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Fraktur? What Is That?

Hello, my name is Janice Camren and I am a graduate student at Southeast Missouri State University working on a Master’s Degree in Public History.  This semester I have a project in a class called History Communications.  568 kata lagi

Fraktur - an early project

I grew up in an rich in “Pennsylvania Dutch” culture and history. Many historic examples of Fraktur originated in Berks, Lancaster, and Schuylkill counties of Pennsylvania. 151 kata lagi


Ephrata Cloister

One glimpse of those buildings tucked away from the road and I was immediately intrigued. Their architecture was obviously early (1700s) and obviously European. What in the world were they doing here in Lancaster County? 697 kata lagi



I’m uploading this post on WORDPRESS so that my followers who are not Facebook members will read my friend’s very informative comment. I hope Matthew won’t be against my re-posting what he has said. 206 kata lagi

Cape May! The classic vacation captured fraktur style.

The beautiful seaside gem of Cape May, New Jersey inspired me to create a series of paintings with many classic sights from within.   The lighthouse is the key to my Cape May frakturs combined with the traditional geometric patterns, soft palettes, and decorative text.   175 kata lagi


A reflective and effervescent selection of jams for the Summer Babies and sun-worshippers. 3M status for all my A-Alikes and gremlins finding shade in suburbia under Friendly Fire. DHP.TSC.FAMILYVALUES.FARMINGTON2015


A Better Life – Part Nine

The Ephrata Cloister

We have already seen how the religious oppression in Central Europe and the haven of religious tolerance offered by Pennsylvania encouraged groups of pietists to cross the Atlantic. 548 kata lagi