Old Order Amish: Their Enduring Way of Life

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Here at last is an authentic portrait of the Amish, in striking photographs and honest accounts of their daily concerns and enduring traditions. Photographer Lucian Niemeyer earned the trust and friendship of Amish families by helping to harvest crops on their farms in Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, site of one of the oldest Amish settlements in North America. After "many backbreaking days" in the fields, he gained acceptance in a community that draws sharp lines of separation from the outside world--and has, by tradition ...

Old Order Amish: Their Enduring Way of Life 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801854170

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