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Oral History: At about the same time George Harvan was photographing the Amish, he also attended a great many auctions in Southern and South Eastern Pennsylvania. His photographs of those farm auctions follow.

Image: auction poster

Image: Farewell, Dear Relics, Saturday Evening Post, November 14, 1959

Image: Boys watching the auction from a loft

Image: One-room schoolhouse for sale, near Snyders, PA

Image: Curtis Houser with old plow, South Tamaqua, PA, early 1960s

Image: Auction in Mahoning Valley, near Normal Square, 1959

Image: Bidding on a chair

Image: Auction on schoolhouse porch, Lancaster County

Image: Pennsylvania Dutch farmer

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Image: Auctioneer at Harry Packer mansion, Jim Thorpe

Image: Another auctioneer, Curtis Houser's mentor

Image: Auctioneer Curtis Houser standing beside clerk recording sale

Image: Hot summer afternoon, Slatington, PA

Image: Pennsylvania Dutch Farmer, Benville, 1962

Image: Women at auction

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Image: Auction scene in a mirror

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Image: Man Walking through field with burst of late afternoon sun

Image: Day's end-going home

Image: Death and Life II

Image: Death and Life

Image: Interior, Ephrata Cloister

Image: Amish barn

Image: Amish cooperative labor

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Image: Old and new

Image: Caught in traffic

Image: Bringing in the Crop

Image: School house in winter

Image: A typical Amish farm with buggy in foreground

Image: Day off at the market

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