Schnitzelbank, Amana, Iowa

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Schnitzelbank--a bench with whittling knives. Also a German folk tune where the singers pick up one new item in each verse. The Amana Colonies, founded by German-speaking people in 1854, were communal until 1932. The seven villages today are a Registered National Historic Landmark.--t.p. verso. Located at 759 48th Avenue, Amana, Iowa County, Iowa. Number 20294-D.