Lorene Herschberger

Lorene Herschberger
  • Age: 57
  • Interview Date: 2/5/2008, 5/29/2008
  • Interviewer: Michael Maniscalco, Illinois State Museum
  • Interview Length: 68 minutes Sit-Down Interview, 5 minutes Walk-and-Talk Interview
  • County: Moultrie
  • Lorene is an Amish farm wife and mother of 13 children. She is following in the footsteps of her own mother, Elizabeth Bontrager, as a maker of fine quilts. [Note: The image is a close-up of one of Lorene's unfinished quilts. The Herschberger family belongs to the Old Order Amish congregation, which discourages posed portraits of individuals.]
50s
6
Moultrie
Female
2000s