These images, taken in Lancaster, PA between 2004 and 2010, show contemporary Amish men, women and children. While the Amish generally do not pose for pictures, some will cooperate with photographers they know and trust. Local freelance photographer Daniel Rodriguez has developed close relationships with a few Lancaster families, and he has been capturing images of Amish and Old Order Mennonites for several years. Rodriguez' friend and colleague Donald Kraybill authored the captions below.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.