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American Experience | Amish at Work: Harvesting | PBS

Duration: 02:30
Program: American Experience #2405
Broadcast Date: Feb. 28, 2012

This video from the mid-1940s shows the Huyard family harvesting wheat and tobacco using traditional Amish methods. The film was taken by friend of the family Charles Noss, a photographer who worked at the nearby Hershey chocolate factory in Pennsylvania. In 1950, the Amish were officially forbidden from posing for photographs and videos.

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Post Date: January 10, 2012