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.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.