lancaster county photographer

“Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. These two Church Amish women are engaged in quilting. Quilting bees are popular in this area. Notice the illuminated family record on the wall.“ 3/20/1941

Rusinow, Irving, Photographer . Series: Photographic Prints Documenting Programs and Activities of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Predecessor Agencies, ca. 1922 - ca. 1947. Record Group 83: Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1876 - 1959 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This Old-Order Amish farmer is mending a harness. Mustaches are never worn, but beards must be worn by married men. Buttons are permitted on work jackets, such as the one this man is wearing, but are not tolerated on formal coats.”3/19/1941

Rusinow, Irving, Photographer . Series: Photographic Prints Documenting Programs and Activities of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Predecessor Agencies, ca. 1922 - ca. 1947. Record Group 83: Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1876 - 1959 

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“Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This Church Amish housewife is engaged in the rapidly disappering practice of baking bread. Note the devotional head-covering which is worn in accordance with I Corinthians 11:1-16.”  3/16/1941

Rusinow, Irving, Photographer . Series: Photographic Prints Documenting Programs and Activities of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Predecessor Agencies, ca. 1922 - ca. 1947. Record Group 83: Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1876 - 1959 

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“Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The teacher of the school is a Church Amish woman, the daughter of a nearby farmer. She attended the Mennonite college in Harrisonburg, Virginia.” 3/18/1941

Rusinow, Irving, Photographer . Series: Photographic Prints Documenting Programs and Activities of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Predecessor Agencies, ca. 1922 - ca. 1947. Record Group 83: Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1876 - 1959

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