The Book

You can still order your own copy of The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader  on
The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader, published by the Center for the Study of Art in Rural America,
is a 239 page monograph that includes nine illustrated essays  by recognized scholars,
 the complete illustrated catalogue of the exhibitions, and a checklist of the landscape drawings by the artist.
You may order through Amazon
contact the non-profit
Center for the Study of Art in Rural America  ( CSARA  )
2935 Woodcliffe Rd NW, Canton OH  44718




These individuals generously provided financial support for the publication of
the exhibition catalogue The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader:
Beulah B. Fehr
Lawrence and Michelle Lasser
Jana Sample
Miss Dana Schneider
Rachel R. Schneider
David A. Stuckey


Small donations needed to offset research expenses
Your financial help is needed for the miscellaneous expenses of research.  Here is a list of specific expenses your contribution would offset.
  • a $10 donation: international phone call to Kaltbrunn, Saint Gallen, Switzerland
  • a $20 donation: copies of primary source material and microfilm copies from libraries
  • a $20 donation: gas for driving to view drawings, to give talks about Brader, to view original farms
  •  a $35 donation:  one-month subscription to for research of historical records
  •  a $35 donation:  one hour of research assistance at the Henry Janssen Library at the Berks History Center
  •  a $50 donation: a tank of gas for driving to view drawings, to give talks about Brader, to search for original farms in the drawings and to compare existing buildings
  •  a $400 donation: travel cost (hotel and gas) from Stark County OH to Berks County PA for researching the Pennsylvania drawings
These small expenses add up and any financial assistance you can provide is much appreciated.   Your assistance of $10, $20, $35, $100 is welcome and will help us proceed with this exciting project.

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Center for the Study of Art in Rural America  CSARA 
2935 Woodcliffe Rd NW
Canton OH  44718

Thank you for helping us continue this exciting research.