Old Believer Church in Ulan Ude, Buryatia, Russia

A Russian Old Believer church moved to the ethnographic museum in Ulan-Ude, Russia

Starovery, or “Old Believers,” are Russia’s version of the Amish – and there aren’t as many of them as there used to be. A joint Russian-American research team is working to preserve a folk legacy that predates Peter the Great.    Of particular interest to me, naturally, is the fact that Old Believers dress in a distinctive fashion. “The woman’s dress is always a full dress which fits over a long-sleeved blouse and full-length slips. An apron is then fitted over the dress

Starovery, or “Old Believers,” are Russia’s version of the Amish – and there aren’t as many of them as there used to be. A joint Russian-American research team is working to preserve a folk legacy that predates Peter the Great.

Old Believers - Wikipedia

Old Believers - Wikipedia

A little Old Believer girl in a village on the River Dniester in southern Ukraine.  The Old Believers are descendants of Russian Orthodox Christians who rejected the liturgical reforms of Patriarch Nikon in 1666.  Some Old Believers fled Russia and there are now OB communities in various parts of the world.

Having fled to the far-reaches of the Russian Empire three centuries ago, a Russian Orthodox sect called the Old Believers keep up their traditional life-style and customs.

Russian Old Believers: Children at a Svadba (Wedding) 1971 in Woodburn, Oregon

Russian Old Believers: Children at a Svadba (Wedding) 1971 in Woodburn, Oregon

Old Believers - Wikipedia

Old Believers - Wikipedia

Old Believer children and their mother in the Old Believer settlement of Nikolaevsk, Alaska, 2008.

Old Believer children and their mother in the Old Believer settlement of Nikolaevsk, Alaska,

Old Believer's Church in Tomsk \ Старообрядческая церковь в Томске

Old Believers Church, Tomsk (Russia)~ A university city with a massive student population, the ‘cultural capital of Siberia’.

Russian Orthodox Old Believers. One of the largest communities of Old Believers in the US is in the city  of Woodburn, Oregon an hour and half's drive south of Portland.

Maxim P. Dmitriev was a Russian photographer of the XIX-XXth centuries, founder of the photojournalismt genre, member of the Russian Photographic Society.

I remember that this kid picked out the shoes because he liked the zebra stripes, not that they're pink. Even if he *did* pick them out for being pink, WHAT DOES IT MATTER? IT'S JUST A COLOR.

I remember that this kid picked out the shoes because he liked the zebra stripes, not that they're pink. Even if he *did* pick them out for being pink, WHAT DOES IT MATTER? IT'S JUST A COLOR.

7-Year-Old Who Donated Hair to Kids With Cancer Is Now Fighting The Same Battle

7-Year-Old Who Donated Hair to Kids With Cancer Is Now Fighting The Same Battle

Human Skeletons estimated to be 6,000 years old, believed to be a man and  a woman no older than 20. They were found in northern Italy.

Archaeologists unearthed a pair of human skeletons at a construction site outside the northern Italian city of Mantua. The skeletons are believed to be a man and a woman, from the Neolithic period, buried between 5000 to 6000 years ago.

Old Believers in prayer in 1897. When the Bolsheviks swept into power, many Old Believer communities fled to Siberia to escape religious persecution

Old Believers, Bolsheviks and bourgeoisie: The many faces of bygone Russia captured on camera by one of first photojournalists

Maxim P. Dmitriev was a Russian photographer of the XIX-XXth centuries, founder of the photojournalismt genre, member of the Russian Photographic Society.

Brilliant imagery predominates in "David and the Old Believers", the newest from Sy Roth, exclusively here on BlogNostics.  http://blognostics.net/blognostics-an-innovative-experience-in-literature-poetry-and-art/2017/12/03/david-old-believers-sy-roth/

Brilliant imagery predominates in "David and the Old Believers", the newest from Sy Roth, exclusively here on BlogNostics. http://blognostics.net/blognostics-an-innovative-experience-in-literature-poetry-and-art/2017/12/03/david-old-believers-sy-roth/

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