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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, 1951: Herman Estes

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Herman Estes taught wood working skills at John C. Campbell Folk School. This photograph, taken by Edward L. DuPuy, shows Estes demonstrating wood-turning at the Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Asheville, North Carolina in July, 1951.
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1948: Lucy Quarrier and Helen Viner

    • Tennessee. Division of State Information.
    • The dye pot was a popular demonstration at craft fairs. Using vegetable materials such as bark, flowers, and roots, Guild members would show how plain handspun fiber was colored for use in weaving and needlework. Lucy Quarrier and Helen Wilmer...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1952: Penland Weavers and Potters

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • The Penland Weavers and Potters were always well represented at the early Craftsman's Fairs. The sign notes that works by makers Sara Young, Betty Johansen, and Dorothy Wiechel were included in the display. The exhibited items include pottery,...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1953: Carrie Hodges

    • DuPuy, Edward L.
    • Carrie Hodges (Mrs. C. G. Hodges) often with her daughter, Bertha Hodges Cook, demonstrated needlework skills passed down in her family. Here Carrie Hodges is using a shuttle to make decorative fringe while another craftsman studies her...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1953: Jack Hall

    • DuPuy, Edward L.
    • Jack Hall (1920-1984) is shown here demonstrating carving and talking to a group of boys at the 1953 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Asheville, North Carolina. Carvings in various stages of completion are on display around the...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1950: William Crowe

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    • William Crowe came from a family of wood carvers living on the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, North Carolina. Here he is demonstrating carving for visitors at the craft fair. His finished pieces and a rough-cut piece are on the table in front of...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Oscar Cantrell

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Oscar Cantrell was born and raised in Brasstown, North Carolina. He worked with the John C. Campbell Folk School from its earliest days and taught blacksmithing there. This photograph was taken by Edward L. Dupuy at the 1951 Craftsman's Fair of...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Rebecca Gibbs Ashe

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Rebecca Gibbs Ashe (Mrs. Napoleon Bonaparte Ashe) was a self-taught weaver and dyer in the Sylva area of western North Carolina. She built her first loom herself from wood donated by a neighbor. She later operated a successful home industry which...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Jack Hall

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Jack Hall (1920-1984) is shown here carving a wooden horse at the 1951 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Asheville, North Carolina. Hall is known for carving horses, as shown in this photograph; other rough-cut carved figures are on...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Carrie Hodges and Bertha Hodges Cook

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Carrie Hodges (Mrs. C. G. Hodges) and her daughter, Bertha Hodges Cook demonstrated needlework skills passed down in their family. Here Carrie Hodges is using a shuttle to make decorative fringe, while Bertha Cook is doing colonial knotting or...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1952: Goingback and Watty Chiltoskey

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000), seated here on the left, 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. His...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1952: Penland Pewter

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Penland Pewter was a metal workshop developed by Ralph Morgan, brother of Lucy Morgan of Penland Weavers and Potters. Ralph taught at Penland before establishing his shop and moving to Arden, North Carolina in 1940. From left to right are...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1950: Lawrence Boone and Oscar Cantrell

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    • 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, 1949: Mr. & Mrs. William P. Smith

    • unknown
    • William Perru Smith, commonly known as Willie Smith, lost both legs in a train accident. He was able to support his family with the earnings he made from carving dolls and roosters. He and his wife demonstrated at the early Craftsman's Fairs of...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;

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