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    • Hope Brown to Murrial Martin, 1947

    • Brown, Hope Caler;
    • This letter was written by woodcarver Hope Caler Brown to Murrial Martin, known as Murray Martin, who was the carving instructor of the John C. Campbell Folk School from 1935 to 1973. Martin also managed the school's woodcarving cooperative which...
    • John C. Campbell Folk School;
    • Pine Log mill house

    • Ulmann, Doris, d. 1934;
    • This photograph, taken by Doris Ulmann in 1933 or 1934, shows the home of woodcarvers Glenn and Hope Caler Brown. Carvers from a radius of ten miles came for instruction at the John C. Campbell Folk School and many, like the Browns, sold their...
    • John C. Campbell Folk School;
    •  Pine Log mill house

    • Ulmann, Doris, d. 1934;
    • This photograph, taken by Doris Ulmann in 1933 or 1934, shows a mill and water wheel. A note on the verso reads "Pine log" with the number 409, indicating that this was probably the home of woodcarvers Hope Caler and Glen Brown located in the Pine...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Woodcarving: angel with trumpet

    • Brasstown Carvers; Brown, Hope Caler;
    • Carved from basswood by Hope Caler Brown, this large Christmas angel holds a trumpet. Hope Brown and her husband Glenn carved with John C. Campbell Folk School instructor Murrial Martin in the 1940s and sold their work through the Folk School's...
    • John C. Campbell Folk School;
    • Woodcarving: boy walking

    • Brown, Hope Caler; Brasstown Carvers;
    • This carved figure of a walking boy is a unique piece carved by Hope Caler Brown. It is made from fir, a wood rarely used by carvers who produced work for the John C. Campbell Folk School. Hope Brown and her husband Glenn carved with John C....
    • John C. Campbell Folk School;
    • Woodcarving: cat carrying kitten

    • Brown, Hope Caler;
    • This carved cat and kitten is a unique piece carved by Hope Caler Brown, the exact date of the piece is unknown. Hope Brown and her husband Glenn carved with John C. Campbell Folk School instructor Murrial Martin in the 1940s. In 1942 Hope Brown...
    • John C. Campbell Folk School;
    • Woodcarving: crèche Mary figures

    • Brown, Hope Caler; Brasstown Carvers;
    • These two Virgin Mary figures were carved in holly by Hope Caler Brown as part of a nativity scene. Murrial Martin, a teacher at the John C. Campbell Folk School, originally designed crèche figures to be made by different carvers so that each...
    • John C. Campbell Folk School;
    • Woodcarving: goose hissing and large bird

    • Brown, Glen; Brasstown Carvers;
    • This hissing goose (back left ) and large bird (front right) were carved out of buckeye by Glenn Brown and Hope Caler Brown, respectively. The large bird is marked "pattern," indicating an original prototype. Glen Brown was known for his carvings...
    • John C. Campbell Folk School;

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