Plain-dressing Quakers TodayI think the best place to see plain Friends is among the photos taken at the Conservative Quaker Gatherings. Martin Kelley's photos from the Gathering of Conservative Friends 2009 hosted by Keystone Fellowship Monthly Meeting of Ohio Yearly Meeting in Lancaster, PA. Photos from the Gathering of Conservative Friends 2008 at Stillwater Meeting in Barnesville, OH. Photos from the Gathering of Conservative Friends 2007 hosted by Keystone Fellowship Monthly Meeting of Ohio Yearly Meeting.
See Quaker Ranter Martin Kelley's Flickr collection at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/martin_kelley/tags/plain/
See also Lorcan Otway's Flickr collection
As well as the evolution of my own plain dress style here
I also have a webpage of photographs of early twentieth-century and mid-1800s plain-dressing Friends.
Thea Pollock, in memoriam
Thea, dear sister in Christ and gentle soul, left this life earlier this year. I and those who have known her will miss her loving presence. Obituary available here.
MY dear Friends, in the Truth and Seed of God, in which is Purity and Life, let that flow from the Head to the Feet, that Righteousness and Judgment may run down our Streets as a stream. For now Friends are become a People gathered in the holy Name of Jesus. . . . And so, walk in the Light as Children of the Light and of the Day. For you know that formerly we did cry against the Powers of the Earth, because that Judgment, and Justice, and Righteousness did not run down their Streets: And now ...
I am not Amish or Mennonite, but some people who come to my website are interested in knowing more about these groups. I can recommend these books as authoritative and relatively inexpensive sources of further information.