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  • Subject - Craft: Cherokee Indian (or)
  • Subject - Group: Cherokee Indian (and)
  • Medium of Original: photographs (and)
  • Source Institution: Museum of the Cherokee
(86 results)



Display: 20

    •  Cherokee Indian Fair, n.d.

    • unknown
    • This early 20th century photograph shows a scene at the Cherokee Indian Fair, and event that has historically been an important social gathering in the life of the Cherokee community and a significant draw to tourists. First formally established...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee Indian Fair grounds

    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs
    • This photograph shows the original site of annual Cherokee Indian Fair. The fair was originally held in Big Cove, beginning in 1914, later moving to the fairgrounds in Cherokee. The Cherokee Indian Fair is an event that has historically been an...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Museum of the Cherokee Indian

    • Roberts, Vivienne;
    • This photograph by Vivienne Roberts shows the original Museum of the Cherokee Indian in the 1950s. That facility was opened in 1948 but burned in the early 1970s. The Museum re-located to its present location in 1976. The mission of the Museum...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee museum display

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a display of craft objects at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. A variety of Cherokee craft traditions includes pottery, baskets, and woodwork. In the upper right are a series of carved...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee museum display

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a display of craft objects at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. The exhibit features a variety of Cherokee craft traditions and showcases the work of reknowned potters, basket makers, and...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Agnes Welch

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board;
    • This undated photograph of Cherokee basket weaver Agnes Welch shows her preparing white oak splits to use in weaving a basket. Agnes Lossie Welch (1925-1997) was known for making white oak baskets. Unlike most Cherokee basket weavers, she did not...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Mask: wood

    • unknown; West Long, Will
    • This undated photograph shows a Cherokee dance mask that was carved around 1940 by renowned Cherokee woodcarver Will West Long. In addition to being known for his talent at woodworking, Long was a widely respected authority on Cherokee culture and...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Mask: wood

    • unknown; Jessan, Sim
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows an example of a Cherokee snake mask carved by Sim Jessan in the 1970s. Cherokee masks were typically carved from buckeye or poplar, but were also be made from hornets' nests, animal hides,...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee pottery exhibit

    • unknown
    • This photograph, by an unknown photographer, shows a pottery exhibit on display at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, circa 1976. Many of the pieces resemble pottery that was known to have been made by the Cherokee prior to European contact. ...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee Boarding School

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph shows a building on the campus of the Cherokee Boarding School. A school for the Eastern Band was instituted as a boarding and day school in 1884 and was operated for its first twelve years by the Society of Friends...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee Boarding School cottage

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph shows the Home Economics cottage on the campus of the Cherokee Boarding School. A school for the Eastern Band was instituted as a boarding and day school in 1884 and was operated for its first twelve years by the Society of...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee High School class of 1926

    • unknown
    • This photograph of the Cherokee High School graduating class of 1926 includes renowned Cherokee woodcarver, Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000). A native of Cherokee, North Carolina, Chiltoskey was trained in woodworking and art at the Haskell...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee Boarding School

    • unknown
    • This photograph of the Cherokee Boarding School was taken in 1890. A school for the Eastern Band was instituted as a boarding and day school in 1884 and was operated for its first twelve years by the Society of Friends (Quakers). The school...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee school woodshop

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows the exterior of the wood working shop at Cherokee High School. While many Cherokee carvers got their start carving at home under the guidance of an older family member, many then refined...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee Boarding School

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph shows a building on the campus of the Cherokee Boarding School. A school for the Eastern Band was instituted as a boarding and day school in 1884 and was operated for its first twelve years by the Society of Friends...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Will West Long

    • unknown
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Will West Long

    • unknown
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Will West Long

    • unknown
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Will West Long

    • unknown
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Will West Long

    • unknown
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;

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