Interview Participants

Interviewee: Frederick Weister, Class of 1957, Gettysburg College

Interviewee: Charles H. Glatfelter, Emeritus Professor of History & Dean of the College, Gettysburg College

Interviewer: Michael J. Birkner, Benjamin Franklin Professor of the Liberal Arts & Professor of History, Gettysburg College


This interview, conducted on April 15, 2007 by Michael J. Birkner, included Reverend Frederick Weiser and Charles H. Glatfelter. They discuss their involvement in the Pennsylvania German Society and Pennsylvania German Folklore Society. They also discuss Homer Rosenberg, a leader in these societies, and their interactions with him.

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