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" The female dress was generally the short gown and petticoat made of the plainest materials. The German women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads, and in the summer season they were generally seen with no other clothing than a linen shift and... "
History of Leitersburg District, Washington County, Md: Including Its ... - Page 50
by Herbert Charles Bell - 1898 - 337 pages
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A History of the Valley of Virginia

Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - Indian captivities - 1833 - 486 pages
...They V^ ,.nn-tiim>s called " Jjromlbrim."," by way pf distinguishing them troffi tW people." petticoat, made of the plainest materials. The German...Women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads, and in the summer season they were generally seen with no other clothing than a linen shift and petticoat...
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A History of the Valley of Virginia

Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - Indian captivities - 1833 - 486 pages
...They were sometimes called "Broadbrims," by way of diatinzuishinK them from other people.' petticoat j made of the plainest materials. The German women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads, and in the summer season they were generally seen with no other clothing than a linen shift and petticoat...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...presence, and viewed them as something more than man. The female dress was generally the shortgown and petticoat, made of the plainest materials. The...women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads, and in the summer season they were generally seen with no other clothing than a linen shift and petticoat...
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A History of the Valley of Virginia

Samuel Kercheval - Indian captivities - 1850 - 347 pages
...they were thentermed, he felt awed in their presence, and viewed them as something, more than man. The female dress was generally the short gown and...women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads, and in the summer season they were generally seen with no other clothing than a linen shift and petticoat...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1852 - 544 pages
...presence, and viewed them as something more than man. The female dress was generally the shortgown and petticoat, made of the plainest materials. The...women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads, and in the summer season they were generally seen with no other clothing than a linen shift and petticoat...
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The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 10

Virginia - 1902
...made of either wool or fur, having broad brims and low crowns. "The female dress," says Kercheval, " was generally the short gown and petticoat made of...women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads, and in the summer season they were generally seen with no other clothing than a linen shift and petticoat...
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Life in Old Virginia: A Description of Virginia More Particularly the ...

James Joseph McDonald - Virginia - 1907 - 374 pages
...they were then termed, he felt awed In their presence, and viewed them as something more than man. The female dress was generally the short gown and petticoat, made of the plainest material. The German women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads, and In the summer season they...
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History of Summers County from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

James Henry Miller - Summers County (W. Va.) - 1908 - 838 pages
...brilliant stones. Those who did that in the East were considered great folk, of which we had none. The female dress was generally the short gown and petticoat, made of plain material. The German women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads. In hay and harvest times...
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The American Lineages of the Veach and Stover Families: Together with an ...

Robert Spangler Veach - Strasburg (Va.) - 1913 - 115 pages
...were sometimes seen with their stock, knee and shoe buckles, set in gold or silver, with brilliant stones. The female dress was generally the short gown...women mostly wore tight calico caps on their heads and in the summer season they were generally seen with no other clothing than a linen shift and a petticoat—...
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