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 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
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Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
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This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family