Juniata County Publications
1981 With Sol Worth. An American Community's Socialization to Pictures: An Ethnography of Visual Communication. In Studying Visual Communication, Larry Gross, Editor. University of Pennsylvania Press, Phila, pgs. 200-203.
1982 An Anthropologist Looks at Photography in Juniata County, Pa. Photographica.
1983 The United States View Co. of Richfield, Pa. Studies in Visual Communication 9 :45-64.
1984 Post–Mortem Portraiture in America. History of Photography 8:201-222.
1984 Photographic View Companies: The Camera Leaves the Studio. Pennsylvania Heritage X:26-31.
1988 Francis Cooper - A Turn-of-the-Century Cycling and Photographic Enthusiast. The Wheelman, No. 33: 27-30.
1988 Images of Rural America. History of Photography 12:327-343.
1990 The Wheelman and the Snapshooter or, the Industrialization of the Picturesque. Shadows and Substance: Essays in Honor of Heinz Henisch. Kathleen Collins, editor
1986 Editor, Reflections on Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania Landscape Photography. Exhibit catalog, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa
1995 Secure the Shadow: Death and Photography in America. Cambridge: MIT Press. (Death and Photography Collection housed in Special Collections, PSU Library).
1999 The World of Francis Cooper: Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania Photographer. University Park: Penn State University Press.
1984 Art As Social Communication: The Ridge County Amateur Art World. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania.
1988 Ethics and Professionalism in Documentary Film-making. In Image Ethics, edited by Larry Gross, John Katz and Jay Ruby. New York: Oxford University Press, pgs. 108-118.
1986 Family Houses and Social Identity: Communicatiional Perspectives on the Homes of Ridge County. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania.