Listed below are the books, periodicals and reference material in the library of the
Mahanatawny Chapter of the DAR. This material is available to the members of the
chapter upon request. Please contact Mrs. Susan Yoder, Librarian, at
email@example.com or requesting them at the regular Mahanatawny Chapter
America by Alistair Cook, 1973, Alfred A. Knopf. A beautifully illustrated and easy-to-
of theUnited States.
Betsy Ross’s Five Pointed Star by John Balderston Harker. A most informative narrative
and true accounting of the creation of the American flag.
The Daughters by Peggy Anderson. This is a provocative narrative of the DAR (including
the Marian Anderson incident).
Miracle in the Hills by Mary T. Martin Sloop, M.D. This is the story about the founders and
history of Crossnore School. It is written in a most delightfully interesting narrative that
makes reading an intriguing experience.
Miracle in the Mountains by Harriett T. Kane with Inez Henry. This is the story of Martha
Berry, founder of Berry Schools--partially supported by DAR. (Autographed by Inez Henry
to Helena Ladis Garrett and daughter Caroline Jacob.)
Pennsylvania State History of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1976. Factual
information of the various Chapters--including Mahanatawny Chapter.
Quare Women’s Journals by Stone and Summers. This is the intriguing and humorous
story of the founding of Hindman Settlement School, which is partially supported by the
Twenty Years at Hull House by Jane Adams. An accounting of the establishment of a
famous settlement house in Chicago--a precursor of Hindman Settlement School.
The Suitcases by Anne Hall Whitt, forward by Charles Kuralt. This is an accounting of three
sisters in the South during the Great Depression, who were taken from their home and
place in Crossnore School. It is a heart-wrenching biography and real success story.
PERIODICALS AND REFERENCE MATERIALS
American Spirit Magazine, “Quilts,” November/December 2002.
Children of the American Revolution Magazine, Fall 2004, Fall 2006, Winter 2006.
DAR Patriotic Index, 1966.
DAR Patriotic Index, 1967, First Supplement.
DAR Patriotic Index, Volume II, 1980, Ancestors Lists.
Daughter of the American Revolution Magazine, February 1932, December 1932,
February1933. The National Geographic Magazine, “The DAR Story,” November 1951.
National Historical Magazine, Fiftieth Anniversary, October 1940.
National Historical Magazine, “September 1940, December 1940.
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