When John Humphrey Noyes and his Oneida Perfectionists removed themselves from the constraints and expectations of mainstream society, they forged many new and unorthodox traditions. However, the Perfectionists were not immune to all aspects of…

The Roycrofter community (also known as Roycroft) of East Aurora, New York was founded in 1895 by Elbert Hubbard, a wealthy former soap executive from Buffalo, New York who was inspired by the English Arts & Crafts movement and the work of John…