National Geographic : 1941 Jul
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Harrison Howell Walker No "Store" Food for Them-Amish Schoolboys Eat Lunches Direct from Their Mothers' Ample Larders Recess comes at 11:30. In pleasant weather the boys grab flat, broad-brimmed hats, dash out the door, and settle down on the porch tosandwiches and sweets. Girls eat inside at desks. Later, all play games in the yard, boys on one side of the building, girls on the other. Amish children rarely continue school after their fourteenth year. Then they begin work in earnest on their families' farms.