The Plain People is a Web site maintained by the Pennsylvania
Dutch Country Welcome Center which describes the Amish, the Mennonites,
the Brethren, and the other "Plain People" near Lancaster PA. See:
They have a FAQ at
The Mennonite Information Center supplies information on both
Amish and Mennonites. Their address is: 2209 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA
Chris Armstrong, "Knock, knock. Who's there? The Amish," an
Christian History is at:
http://www.christianitytoday.com/ It looks at the movement from a
conservative Christian historian's point of view.
Bill Coleman has photographed the Amish over three decades. His photos
show "a sensitivity to, and a genuine enthusiasm for, the gestures and
character of the Amish people." He provides a one week free screensaver
trial. See: http://www.amishphoto.com/
Books and a video about the Amish:
Baker & Taylor Video, "Multicultural Peoples: The Amish," Multicultural Peoples of North
America Video Series," (1993).
Jan Folsom, The Amish: Images of a Tradition, Stackpole Books
Ruth Irene Garrett with Rick Farrant, "Crossing Over: One woman's
escape from Amish life," HarperSanFrancisco, (2003)
Merle & Phillis Good, 20 Most Asked Questions About the Amish and
Mennonites, (People's Place Book, No 1), Good Books (1995).
John A. Hostetler:
"Amish Roots : A Treasury of History, Wisdom, and
Lore, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, (1992).