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  • Title: Craftsman's Fair
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    • Craftsman's Fair, 1953: Brasstown Carvers

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Three of the John C. Campbell Folk School's Brasstown Carvers are shown here demonstrating for at the 1953 Craftsman's Fair. The photograph verso identifies the carvers from left to right as Mrs. Sue Reese, Mr. A. Ben Hall, and Jack Hall; but...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1953: Lucy George

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) was a basket maker from the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, North Carolina. She often demonstrated her craft at the Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands. This photograph, taken by Edward L. Dupuy, is from the 1953...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1953: Walter B. Stephen and Shadrach Mace

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • The Craftsman's fairs of the Southern Highlands presented an opportunity for the region's craftsmen to visit with each other. In this photograph Walter B. Stephen (left), owner of Pisgah Forest Pottery, takes time to talk with chair maker Shadrach...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1950: Lawrence Boone and Oscar Cantrell

    • unknown
    • This photograph shows Lawrence Boone on the left and Oscar Cantrell on the right. Lawrence Boone, a direct descendent of Daniel Boone, did metal work in the city of Asheville, North Carolina in the 1920s and 30s. Oscar Cantrell was born and...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1950: Emma Conley

    • Kegley, Allen
    • Emma Conley taught spinning at Penland School. She was one of the older generation of makers who were able to pass their knowledge on during the Craft Revival. Here she is shown spinning fiber while a child helps by carding. This photograph was...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1950: Jack Hall

    • unknown
    • Jack Hall (1920-1984) is shown here demonstrating carving at a table displaying finished animals and rough-cut items in progress. This photograph was taken by an unknown photographer at the 1950 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1950: A. Ben Hall

    • unknown
    • A. Ben Hall was one of the early Brasstown Carvers. He is shown here demonstrating woodcarving while carving instructor, Murrial G. Martin, also known as Murray Martin, looks on. This photograph was taken by an unknown photographer at the 1950...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Goingback Chiltoskey

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000), also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a renowned Cherokee Indian woodcarver who also taught wood crafts at the Cherokee School in Cherokee, North Carolina. In this photograph he is shown at...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Smith family

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • William Perry Smith, commonly known as Willie Smith, lost both legs in a train accident. He was able to support his family, shown here with a grandchild, with the earnings he made from carving dolls and roosters. The photograph was taken by Edward...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Hilton family

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Clara Maude Cobb Hilton (Mrs. A. E. Hilton), her grandson, Bill Henley, and her daughter, Bill's mother, Mildred Hilton Shuford, gather around the potter's wheel at the Hilton Pottery booth. Clara Hilton (1885-1969) learned to run a pottery when...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Shadrach and Sara Mace

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Shadrach Birdic "Birdie" Mace, 1892-1973, demonstrated chair making at many of the Craftsman's Fairs. Here he sits at a draw-horse using a draw-knife to do the shaping for chair pieces. His wife, Sara, makes the chair seats by twisting cornhusks...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Lawrence Boone

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • This color photograph was taken by Bernice Stevens at the 1949 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It shows Southern Highland Handicraft Guild member, Lawrence Boone demonstrating blacksmith work. Boone was a...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: A. Ben Hall

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • A. Ben Hall was one of the early Brasstown Carvers. This color photograph was taken in July of 1949 by Bernice Stevens at the Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Brasstown Carvers

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • This color photograph by Bernice Stevens shows Jack Hall (1920-1984) and an unidentified woman demonstrating carving at the 1949 Craftsman's Fair in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Hall was born into a family of carvers living in the Warne community east...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Mary Frances Davidson

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • Mary Frances Davidson was an expert using vegetable dyes to color fiber. She taught at Penland Craft School and was connected with the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild Fairs for many, many years. This photograph was taken by Bernice Stevens at...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Mary Frances Davidson

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • Mary Frances Davidson was an expert at using vegetable dyes to color fiber. She taught at Penland Craft School and was a regular at Southern Highland Handicraft Guild Fairs for many, many years. She is shown here transferring yarn from a bobbin...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Brasstown Carvers

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • The woman on the right in the photograph is Murrial Martin, who came to Brasstown, North Carolina from Baltimore, Maryland in order to teaching woodcarving at the John C. Campbell Folk School. She is shown here with an unidentified Brasstown...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Walter B. Stephen

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961) came to North Carolina from Nebraska. He established the Pisgah Pottery in Arden, North Carolina, which was especially known for its turquoise glazes. This photograph was taken by Bernice Stevens at the...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1948: Dye demonstration

    • unknown
    • These unidentified demonstrators are probably Helen Wilmer Stone Viner (ca. 1891-1978) and her son. Viner was born in Louisiana and came to Appalachia as a teacher at the Pine Mountain Settlement School in Kentucky. She later moved to Saluda,...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;

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