New PDF release: Amana Colonies: 1932-1945 (Images of America)

By Peter Hoehnle

ISBN-10: 1467115401

ISBN-13: 9781467115407

ISBN-10: 1531698050

ISBN-13: 9781531698058

The Amana Colonies have been based via contributors of the group of precise idea, a Pietist sect that originated in southwest Germany in 1714. starting in 1842, individuals of the sect migrated to long island and based the Eben-Ezer Society, within which land, retailers, and houses have been owned communally. individuals labored at assigned jobs, attended eleven church providers every one week, and obtained nutrition, garments, and look after. starting in 1855, the neighborhood relocated to a 26,000-acre tract in japanese Iowa, the place they based the seven Amana villages, each one with its personal church, institution, basic shop, craft store, and barns. A disastrous hearth, fiscal downturns, and a becoming dissatisfaction with communal existence led the contributors to vote to reorganize as a separate enterprise and church association in 1932. photographs of the US: Amana Colonies: 1932�1945 examines a time while the Amana humans labored to maintain features in their conventional spiritual and cultural lifestyles whereas, at the same time, studying to embody American lifestyles and the waves of people that visited those special villages in growing to be numbers.

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The Amana Colonies have been based via contributors of the group of actual suggestion, a Pietist sect that originated in southwest Germany in 1714. starting in 1842, participants of the sect migrated to ny and based the Eben-Ezer Society, within which land, retailers, and houses have been owned communally. contributors labored at assigned jobs, attended eleven church companies each one week, and obtained nutrients, garments, and take care of.

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