Amish Culture, April 1988-July 1995

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

Creator: Unknown.

Repository: (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.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Source unknown.

Related Materials at

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 farmers.

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.

Amish women.



Funeral rites and ceremonies.


Lancaster County (Pa.) — History, local.


Lancaster (Pa.).


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.