Cult Style: an interview with Sarah Byrd


Oneida Community members gather around a thatched summer house, undated 1860s. Syracuse University Library, Department of Special Collections, Oneida Community Collection

Where do belief and and clothing intersect? This week we speak to Sarah Byrd about the clothing choices of some of America's fringe religious groups.

Additional Reading

  • Aquarian, Electricity and Isis Aquarian. The Source. Los Angeles: Process, 2007.
  • Zellner, William. Sects, Cults and Communities: A Sociological Analysis. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1998.
  • Robertson, Constance Noyes. Oneida Community: An Autobiography, 1851-1876. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, c. 1970.