Below are links to many of the texts that are referenced in each chapter of the book, Pennsylvania Dutch: The Story of an American Language, which is now available. (Click here for an order form that will give you 30% off the list price.) The texts are listed in the order they appear in the book, which is dedicated to Dr. Don Yoder, who passed away on August 11, 2015.
A Sociolinguistic Wonder
Chapter 1: What is Pennsylvania Dutch?
Chapter 2: Early History of Pennsylvania Dutch
Chapter 3: Pennsylvania Dutch: 1800–1860
Chapter 4: Profiles in Pennsylvania Dutch Literature
Chapter 5: Pennsylvania Dutch in the Public Eye
Chapter 6: Pennsylvania Dutch and the Amish and Mennonites
Chapter 7: An American Story