Sunday, March 16, 2014
Telling HerStory 2014 Meets Church Record Sunday: Mennonite Women
Mennonite Women of Lancaster County by Joanne Hess Siegrist
What's it about:
History, social history, and photograph books that details the everyday life of Mennonite women.
Why you should read it:
While this books serves as a photographic history of Mennonite women, it is also a great genealogical treasure. Pictures featured in the book include the names, and in some cases, the birth and death dates for the women pictured. For those with Mennonite family, this might be a great resource to find a previously unknown picture while also gaining a better understanding of their life and times.
One nice feature of this book is that the author provides a listing of the names of women featured in the book's group photos group photos.