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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Amish at Work: Harvesting

  • Aired: 02/27/2012
  • 02:29
  • Rating: NR
This video from the 1940s shows the Amish Huyard family harvesting wheat and tobacco using traditional methods. The film was taken by friend of the family Charles Noss, a photographer who worked at the nearby Hershey chocolate factory in Pennsylvania. Shortly after this was taken, most Amish groups were forbidden from posing for photographs and videos.
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