Gallery-Amish Community

All of these photos were taken by me, the midwife. I have worked with the Amish communities for many years...
Old Order Amish Woman's caps

Old Order Amish Woman's caps

Caps worn by the women

Old Order Amish Men's Hats

Old Order Amish Men's Hats

Men's Hats, straw hats over their black dress hats

dresses

dresses

Young child's dresses and their aprons

Part of a Old Order Amish kitchen

Part of a Old Order Amish kitchen

Old order Amish Laundry Machine

Old order Amish Laundry Machine

A home made laundry machine.

laundry  day

laundry day

Old order Amish will hand the clothes anywhere they can for more room!

laundry day

laundry day

More laundry on the fence

Amish house

Amish house

Old order Amish home, on laundry day.

laundry day

laundry day

Laundry hanging inside

Amish stove

Amish stove

The family stove. Used to heat the home, cook and bake.

Living room

Living room

Often only a few chairs or a simple couch will be the only living room furniture.

Amish stove

Amish stove

Water is always heating up on the stove, if the stove is "on" (filled with wood and being used). Many stoves have a water reservoir in the back so you always will have hot water.

Barn Raising

Barn Raising

Barn raising time!

knitting at a birth

knitting at a birth

As a midwife, I may often knit while waiting for the baby to arrive.

water birth by candle light

water birth by candle light

Birth by lamp light

Birth by lamp light

Old Order Amish home birth, by lantern light.

lamp  and clocks

lamp and clocks

There are often several lamps going as well as several clocks.

Keepsake Foot Prints

Keepsake Foot Prints

buggy

buggy

This community does not allow covered buggies. Even in the rain, snow, and sleet!

Buggies

Buggies

Another community, not old order, see the difference of the buggies?!

Mailbox Repair!

Mailbox Repair!

fix a mailbox with a tool!

Wanna know more?

Wanna know more?

This is the Menno Hoff that is located in Shipshewana Indiana. If you would like more information about the various Amish groups!

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