A beautiful tribute to some salt of the earth Vermonters. The light of our green mountains cannot be extinguished because they are lit with the stories of our elders. I was moved to tears. — Martha Cornwell
In 1964, writer Ethan Hubbard began interviewing and photographing rural Vermonters. His aim was to document a way of life some felt was vanishing from the landscape: loggers, farmers, dyed-in-the-wool natives with bloodlines going back over 200 years.