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.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.