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Collection Keim
Object Name Periodical Excerpt
Title American Folklife, Keim articles
Description Three-pages of short articles from Volume II, No. 5 (February , 1974) issue of "American Folklife," a monthly newspaper devoted to the American culture published by the American Folklife Society.

First article, appearing entirely on page 2 and titled "Nicles Keim, Merchant," gives a brief history of Nicles Keim, third son of John Keim by his first wife and older brother to Jacob Keim who established the Keim Farmstead in Lobachsville.

Second article, beginning on page two & ending on page three is entitled "The Lobachsville Keimstead in America" was written by Richard Shaner with photos by Robert Walch. This article presents a brief history of the Keim family as well as evidence supporting the fact that Jacob Keim (NOT John) established the farmstead at Lobachsville. Also presents evidence that John settled near Pikeville.

Third article (with photos), appearing entirely on page four and titled "Folklife Plans," features information about the American folklife Society's restoration of the Keim Farmstead buildings, mainly the house and the cabin. Subjects briefly discussed include returing a later modified doorway into a window opening as well as the discovery of colonial brick flooring.

See additional images or MULTIMEDIA LINKS for complete images of pages two, three, and four.
Date February 1974
Notes Trust only has access to digital copy of recorded in this database. Physical material is part of a private collection.

Article courtesy of American Folklife Society, publisher, and Richard Shaner, author.

As of 4/14/2010 copyright permission for use of certain photographs from this article has not been granted.
People Keim, Nicles
Keim, Jacob
Shaner, Richard H.
Walch, Robert S.
Catalog Number 1002.01.043
Archive Number KTX2
Creator Richard Shaner
Search Terms KTX
Keim House
Keim Genealogy
Keim History
Keim Photo
American Folklife Society