Collection: The Scrapbook Collection
Call No.: MG-434, Box 021
Title: Amish Culture, April 1988-July 1995
Dates: April 1988- July 1995
Extent: 1 volume
Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)
Description: This book discusses many aspects about the Lancaster County Amish community. Several well-known Amish customs are mentioned throughout the newspaper clippings such as Rumspringa, barn raising, marriage season, and education. Other articles contain information about funeral customs, past-time activities, agriculture and other occupations. An article of special interest surrounds two Amish men arrested for religious beliefs.
Conditions for Access: Please fill out a call slip for viewing.
Conditions Governing Reproductions: May not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.
Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.
Related Materials at LancasterHistory.org:
Ferster, H. V. the Education of Amish Children. Buffalo, New York: Typescript, 1980.
Amish Traditions. Call Number: 289.71 Y54
The Amish of Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Call Number: 289.71 S819
Amish Beliefs, Customs and Discipline. Call Number: 289.71 L643
Subjects: Agriculture — Pennsylvania — Lancaster County — History.
Amish — Customs and practices.
Amish — Legal status, laws, etc. — United States.
Amish — Marriage customs and rites.
Amish — Pennsylvania — Lancaster County — History — 20th century.
Amish — Pennsylvania — Lancaster County — History — Economic conditions.
Amish — Pennsylvania — Lancaster County — Education.
Amish — Pennsylvania — Lancaster County — Social life and customs.
Amish — Pennsylvania — Lancaster — Public Opinion.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Lancaster County (Pa.) — History, local.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 158.
Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.
This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.