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.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
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.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."