A Visit to Illinois Amish Country

September 10, 2007

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In this informal slide presentation, photographer and author Raymond Bial presents a panoramic tour of the Illinois Amish Country. Through this unique experience, listeners will learn about common misconceptions and complexities of Amish culture. Since the Amish do not wish to be photographed up close, this fascinating tale includes discussion of how one portrays a community without depicting those on the inside.

 

Recorded Monday, September 10, 2007 at Arlington Heights Memorial Library.