THE AMISH BOOK

In Amish life the father will work with his sons and the mother will work with her daughters, it is the way was with our pioneer ancestors but less clearly defined roles in our culture have caused this to fall away.

In Amish life the father will work with his sons and the mother will work with her daughters, it is the way was with our pioneer ancestors but less clearly defined roles in our culture have caused this to fall away.

A few years ago I did an in-depth look at the Amish community here in Daviess County, Indiana. Included here are a few photos from the book. There are co many misconceptions about these people, like they don’t use electricity (they do). To learn more about them please go to my website and order the book or you can email me with any questions. whorrall@rtccom.net

The webpage http://billwhorrall.com/  will give you a good description of the book.

This set of rules was hand painted on glass. A small metal chain was fastened to the edges for a frame. It was lost in a fire when the school was burned down by vandals.

This set of rules was hand painted on glass. A small metal chain was fastened to the edges for a frame. It was lost in a fire when the school was burned down by vandals.

An Amish man has just loaded his buggy with some firewood from the woods. He heads home.

An Amish man has just loaded his buggy with some firewood from the woods. He heads home.

A family checks on a horse in the field.

A family checks on a horse in the field.

If you find these photographs interesting please check out the book, there are more than 800 of them with 200 pages of text.

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