Review: NEW YORK TIMES, Gene Thornton, December 26,1976
"An outstanding discovery..." "can stand comparison with the works of August Sander, Diane Arbus and Irving Penn."
Review: THE BLACKWATER GAZETTE, New London, New Hampshire, John Skow, December 12, 1976
"a powerful and unsettling book..." "strange gallery of souls ... "
Review: THE SACRAMENTO BEE, Max Norris, December 12, 1976
Review: COUNTRY JOURNAL, December, 1976
"photographs [that] reveal with immense, uncanny power the pride, stoicism, simplicity and clannishness of the plain country people who were his subjects."
Review: ARTNEWS, November, 1976
"...Julia Scully compares Disfarmer's portraits to those of August Sander, Irving Penn and Diane Arbus, and they are equal to the comparison."